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Athi Sivan Mariappan carries out research into Indian families living and working on Malaysian plantations since their migration during the colonial period. One of the questions he tris to answer is why the impoverished plantation families moved out of the plantations in the post-1970s period after living and working there for several generations.

Event details of Plantation labour in Malaysia
Date 2 July 2018
Time 14:00 -15:00
Location Agnietenkapel
Room Location

A.S. T. Mariappan: Spatial and Occupational Mobility of Plantation Labour in Malaysia: Rentrenchments, Outmigration and Closure of Plantations, 1951-2012.


Prof. B.M. Burgoon


Dr J.Y. Gruin


Room Location

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.