2013 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Transregional Research: Inter-Asian Contexts and Connections

Fellows 2013-2014


Susan Andrews
Assistant Professor, Theology and Religious Studies, Saint Joseph’s University
Replicating Replicas: The Creation of the Pan-Asian Mount Wutai Cult in pre-fourteenth century China, Korea, and Japan

Tuna Artun
Assistant Professor, History, Rutgers University
Out of Rum: Ottoman Alchemical Tradition in its Trans-Imperial Context

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Fahad Bishara
Assistant Professor, History, College of William & Mary
Monsoon Travelers: Dhows and the Trading Worlds of the Western Indian Ocean, c. 1800-1960

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Laura Elder
Assistant Professor, Global Studies, St. Mary’s College Notre Dame
Greening the Glass-Ceiling: Gender and Islamic financialization

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Andrew Hao
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Wharton School & Lecturer, Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
Making Inter-Asian "Ethical Capitalism": Corporate Social Responsibility, Global Flows, and Emerging Forms of Moral and Economic Life in China, Singapore, and Taiwan

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Michael Hathaway
Assistant Professor, Anthropology & Sociology, Simon Fraser University
Emerging Matsutake Worlds: Markets, Science, and Nature in Asia

Natalie Koch
Assistant Professor, Geography, Syracuse University
Spectacular Capital Cities of the Persian Gulf and Central Eurasia : Toward an Urban Geopolitics

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Darryl Li
Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University
We, Mercenaries: Migrants and Militaries Across the Indian Ocean

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Johan Mathew
Assistant Professor, History and Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea

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Wazhmah Osman
Assistant Professor, Temple University
Global Reverberations and Mass Mediations in the Afghan Culture Wars

Jason Petrulis
Research Associate, Colby College
Wig: The Story of an Asian Cold War Commodity, 1958-1979

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Sanjay Ruparelia
Assistant Professor, Politics, The New School for Social Research
Demanding a Right to Basic Social Welfare: Contesting the Law in India and China

Nadav Samin
Fellow, Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia (TRI), Princeton University
You Are Not My Cousin: Genealogy, Migration, and Historical Memory in the Arab Gulf

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Kevin Schwartz
Postdoctoral Fellow, Roshan Institute for Persian Studies, University of Maryland
Migration of Poets, Movement of Texts: The Persian Tazkira in Iran, Central and South Asia, 1800-1900

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Magid Shihade
Research Associate Middle East / South Asia Studies Program, University of California, Davis
Israel in Asia/Globe: Settler Colonialism, Mobility, and Rupture

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Nianshen Song
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, History, Vassar College
Our Land, Our People: Making East Asia in the Tumen River Region 1880-1919

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Xiaobo Su
Assistant Professor, Geography, University of Oregon
Profit, Responsibility, and the Moral Economy of Chinese Transnational Agribusiness in Laos and Myanmar

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Eren Tasar
Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Islam across the Iron Curtain: Muslim social experience in the twentieth century Turkic-Iranian World

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Yuanfei Wang
Visiting Scholar, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Columbia University
Imagining Empires: Historical Romance and the Politics of Chinese Cultural Fantasies 1560s-1660s

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