News

April 2014

April 24th 2014
Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Wazhmah Osman (2013) will screen her documentary Postcards from Tora Bora, a personal perspective on three decades of war in Afghanistan, for discussion at the SSRC-NYU "Workshop on Infrastructures of Empire," on Saturday, April 26 (open to the public) →
April 22nd 2014
The Inter-Asia Program and New York University will host a public plenary panel on Saturday, April 26, at the NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study, as part of a cosponsored "Workshop on Infrastructures of Empire: Mediated Activism and (Counter) Revolutions" →
April 1st 2014
Darryl Li, a Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow (2013) in the Inter-Asia Program, is blogging for the Middle East Research and Information Project as a guest editor, with an eye to the historical frame linking the Middle East and South Asia →

October 2013

October 7th 2013
Transregional Research fellow John Cho (2012) discusses gay rights in South Korea on CNN →
October 4th 2013
Program director Seteney Shami featured in a Boston Globe article on the founding of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences: "A New Brain Trust for the Middle East" →

September 2013

September 23rd 2013
The Inter-Asia Program has posted the schedule for its upcoming Conference on Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul (October 2-5, 2013), featuring public sessions as well as closed workshops →

August 2013

August 21st 2013
Max Hirsch, a participant in the Inter-Asian Connections III: Hong Kong (2012) conference, has written "Techno-Pastoral Fantasies at Hong Kong International" for Design Observer's journal, Places
August 20th 2013
Just out from NYU Press/SSRC: Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony, edited by Jan Kubik and Amy Linch →

July 2013

July 19th 2013
Seteney Shami, director of the Inter-Asia and Middle East and North Africa programs, coauthored a review essay in Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa, now out from Indiana University Press →

March 2013

March 4th 2013
The Inter-Asia Program is now accepting applications for its Postdoctoral Fellowship for Transregional Research. Deadline: March 29 →

February 2013

February 4th 2013
The Inter-Asia Program announces inaugural cohort of Transregional Research Postdoctoral Fellows, awarding 19 fellowships for a range of innovative projects on Inter-Asian contexts and connections →

January 2013

January 23rd 2013
The Inter-Asia Program announces an open call for workshop papers for the Inter-Asian Connections IV Conference, to be held in Istanbul in October (Deadline: February 11) →

October 2012

October 10th 2012
The Inter-Asia Program's Conference on Inter-Asian Connections III: Hong Kong, held in June 2012, is featured in the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences summer newsletter [PDF] →

September 2012

September 21st 2012
Less than two weeks remain to submit workshop proposals for the international Conference on Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul. Deadline: October 2 →

August 2012

August 20th 2012
The Inter-Asia Program is now accepting workshop director proposals for the fourth Conference on Inter-Asian Connections, to be held in Istanbul in October 2013 →

July 2011

July 22nd 2011
Seteney Shami and Holly Danzeisen share faculty reactions to international education budget cuts in Items & Issues

June 2011

June 20th 2011
A report on Inter-Asian Connections II is available in the June 2011 IIAS newsletter [PDF] →

January 2011

January 3rd 2011
Read the conference program from Inter-Asian Connections II: Singapore, Dec 8-10, 2010 →

August 2007

August 20th 2007
SSRC launches new inter-Asian initiative; inaugural conference to be held in Dubai. →