september, 2023

19sep5:00 pm- 7:00 pmLow Library: The Columbia University Opium Connection

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, September 19th, 2023

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: 108 Jerome L. Greene Hall (435 W 116th St, New York, NY 10027)

Register here. Registration is required for this event.

Join author Amitav Ghosh for a discussion of his new book, Smoke and Ashes, as he explores the effects of the opium trade on Britain, China, and India and Columbia University’s own connection to the opium trade.


This event is sponsored by the Columbia University and Slavery Seminar, the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, and the Department of History.


(Tuesday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Jerome Green Hall