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

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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

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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

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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

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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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