This talk charts the role of Scottish migrants in the development of Ceylon tea, especially the influence of James Taylor, renowned in Sri Lanka today as the 'father of the Ceylon tea enterprise'. What factors gave Scots an edge in the plantation economy of Ceylon, and what is the legacy of that influence today?
|Date||Sunday, 17 November 2019|
|Time||2:00pm - 3:00pm|
|Location||Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin|
|Contact Name||Centre for Global Migrations|