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

Fellows 2012-2013



Raja Adal
Assistant Professor, History, University of Cincinnati
Asia in the Age of the Typewriter: Language, Gender, Power and the Mechanization of Writing

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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 Circulation of Relics in South and Southeast Asia

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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

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

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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

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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)

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

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

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