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The Scottish role in developing the Ceylon tea enterprise

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
Audience Public,Alumni,All University
Event Category Humanities
Event Type Public Lecture
CampusDunedin
LocationToitū Otago Settlers Museum, 31 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
CostFree
Contact NameCentre for Global Migrations
Contact Emailglobal.migrations@otago.ac.nz
Websitehttp://www.otago.ac.nz/global-migrations

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