November 2015

November 10th 2015
Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Nancy Kwak’s (2012) A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid, based on her SSRC-supported investigation into how home ownership became one of America’s major exports in the aftermath of World War II, is now available from University of Chicago Press →

September 2015

September 23rd 2015
In an article for Middle East Report based on his fellowship research, Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Darryl Li (2013) looks at the participation and treatment of migrant workers privately contracted to the US military in the Middle East →

June 2015

June 25th 2015
The InterAsia Program is now accepting applications for its Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship, supporting the advancement of transregional research and interdisciplinary scholarship under the rubric InterAsian Contexts and Connections (due August 25) →

March 2015

March 26th 2015
Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Laurie Margot Ross (2012) has organized a roundtable, “Thinking across Regions and Disciplines: A Conversation on Inter-Asia Research,” to be held on Friday at the 2015 Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, featuring InterAsia Partnership steering committee member Prasenjit Duara as a panelist →
March 25th 2015
In an article at CounterPunch, Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Kevin Schwartz (2013) argues Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress may have provided a path for normalized relations between the United States and Iran →

December 2014

December 22nd 2014
Transregional Postdoctoral fellow Nergis Ertürk (2012) has organized a roundtable discussion at the 2015 Modern Language Association Convention, “Claiming West Asia: How to Think as a Continentalist,” featuring InterAsia Program director Seteney Shami, Ali Behdad, and Veli N. Yashin as speakers, with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak in response [open to convention participants] →

October 2014

October 23rd 2014
Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Xiaobo Su (2013) has organized “China in Asia: Historical Connections and Contemporary Engagement,” a two-day conference cosponsored by the InterAsia Program exploring the changing relations between China and its neighbors and featuring presentations by five additional cohort members, to be held at the University of Oregon, October 25–26 →
October 23rd 2014
Transregional Postdoctoral Research fellow Anya Bernstein (2012) received a Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies honorable mention from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies for her book Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism

September 2014

September 10th 2014
Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Kevin Schwartz (2013) has published a review of A Thousand Years of the Persian Book, a curation of a millennium of textual production across the Persianate world, on exhibit at the US Library of Congress through September 20 →

July 2014

July 18th 2014
Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Kevin Schwartz (2013) recommends a reevaluation of Iran's behavior as a state in an opinion piece for the Baltimore Sun: "An Enemy Revisited: Compared with ISIS, Iran No Longer Seems Like Such a Threat" →

June 2014

June 24th 2014
Transregional Research Postdoctoral and IDRF fellow Wazhmah Osman (2013 and 2009) has published an article in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society: "On Media, Social Movements, and Uprisings: Lessons from Afghanistan, Its Neighbors, and Beyond" →

May 2014

May 1st 2014
Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Kevin Schwartz (2013) has organized a conference, “The Wide World of Persian: Connections and Contestations, 1500 until Today,” cohosted by the Library of Congress and the Roshan Institute of Persian Studies at the University of Maryland, to be held May 2 and 3 →

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 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 →

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 →

July 2013

July 9th 2013
IDRF and Transregional Research Postdoctoral fellow Michael Hathaway (2000 and 2013) has published Environmental Winds: Making the Global in Southwest China (University of California Press), based on his IDRF research →