2012 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Transregional Research: Inter-Asian Contexts and Connections

Fellows 2012-2013

Raja Adal
Assistant Professor, History, University of Cincinnati
Modernity in Conflict: Writing in the Age of the Typewriter

Anya Bernstein
Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Social Studies, Harvard University
Mobility, Authority, and Buddhist Learning in Postsocialist Eurasia

Song Pae (John) Cho
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Center for Korean Studies, University of California-Berkeley
Critical Intimacies: Queer Movements and Trans-Asian Imaginaries in Taiwan and South Korea

Nergis Ertürk
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University
Modernity, Translation, and the Literatures of Revolution

Talin Grigor
Associate Professor, Fine Arts, Brandeis University
Inter-Asian Strategies of (anti)Colonialism: Parsi Patronage of Persian Architecture in British India and Beyond

Mona Hassan
Assistant Professor, Religion, Duke University
Longing for the Lost Caliphate: Religious Imaginaries of State and Community among Premodern and Modern Muslims

Iza Hussin
Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Chicago
Circulations of Law in the Indian Ocean: Research and Collaborations

Anaita Khudonazar
Visiting Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies, University of California-Berkeley
Beyond State Borders: Transnational Poetics of Space in Farsizabon Film

Huei-Ying Kuo
Senior Lecturer, Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
Networks beyond Empires: Overseas Chinese Business and Nationalist Activities in the Hong Kong-Singapore Corridor, 1914-1941

Nancy Kwak
Assistant Professor, History, University of California-San Diego
Homeownership for all: crisis and the politics of international housing aid post-1945

Amrita Malhi
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia
Making Subjects, Making Worlds: Islam, Revolution and Planetary Solidarities

A. Azfar Moin
Assistant Professor, History, Southern Methodist University
War in the Age of Saints: The Politics of Shrine Desecration in Early Modern India, Iran and Central Asia

Sraman Mukherjee
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Art History and Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota
Assistant Professor, Presidency University, Kolkata, India
Secular Heritage, Sacred Reclamations: Archaeology, Buddhist Revival and the Circulation of Relics in South and Southeast Asia

Annabella Pitkin
Visiting Scholar, Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Columbia University
Memory, Affiliation and Hope: Transnational Narratives and Traveling Teachers - the Asian Uses of the Tibetan Buddhist Past

Prista Ratanapruck
Assistant Professor, Anthropology, University of Virginia
Market and Monastery: Manangi Trade Diasporas in South and Southeast Asia

Laurie Margot Ross
Visiting Fellow, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University Research Fellow, KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies), Leiden, The Netherlands
The Encoded Cirebon Mask: Materiality, flow, and meaning along Java’s Islamic northwest coast

I. Kaya Sahin
Assistant Professor, History, Indiana University
Conflict, Confessionalization and Exchange in Early Modern Islam: The Ottoman-Safavid Rivalry in the Middle East and beyond (1501-1639)

Brian Vivier
Chinese Studies Library, University Library, University of Pennsylvania
Commercial Connections and Economic Growth in East, Inner, and Southeast Asia, 900-1300

Brian Zottoli
Independent Researcher, hosted by Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient in Paris
Behind Vietnam’s “Southern March”: Innovation and Hybridization in 16th - 18th Century Competitions along the Coasts from Guangdong to Cambodia