Workshop

Just Society at Last? Ideals and Projects of the Common Good across Asia

Workshop Directors Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied National University of Singapore mlsasmk@nus.edu.sg Morgan Y. Liu The Ohio State University liu.737@osu.edu Workshop Participants Rachana Bhangaokar, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and Dulari Mehta (in absentia), project fellow at the UGC – Center for Advanced Study (CAS) program (Phase II) at Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS), The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda “Journeys of Civically Engaged Indian Youth: Shifts in Moral Perspectives From Self to Just Society” Jenny Chao, Associate Research Scholar, Law Department, Columbia University (Vale Columbia Center for Sustainable International …

Networks of Religious Learning and the Dissemination of Religious Knowledge across Asia

Workshop Directors Christophe Jaffrelot Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales, Sciences Po jaffrelot@ceri-sciences-po.org Mirjam Künkler Princeton University kuenkler@princeton.edu Workshop Participants Anya Bernstein, (in absentia) Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Michigan Society of Fellows, and as of fall 2012, Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Social Studies, Harvard University “Gendered Cosmopolitanisms: Networks Of Buddhist Learning In Postsocialist Eurasia” Thomas Borchert, Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, University of Vermont “Transnational Monastic Education and Buddhist Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Asia” Elvire Corboz, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University “Localising Transnational Connections of …

Shifting Geopolitical Ecologies and New Spatial Imaginaries

Workshop Directors Çağlar Keyder Boğaziçi University keyder@boun.edu.tr Ravi Arvind Palat State University of New York at Binghamton palat@binghamton.edu Workshop Participants Michelle Antoinette, Australian Research Council (ARC) Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Cultural Inquiry, Research School of Humanities and the Arts, College of Arts and Social Sciences, The Australian National University “Asian Art and its Shifting Topologies: Creating New Identities for Asia through Contemporary Art Networks: The Asia Art Archive” Ainur Begim, Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology, Yale University “Oil, Geopolitics, and the State in Postsocialist Kazakhstan” Ana Maria Candela, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of California, Santa Cruz “Qiaoxiang on the Silk …

Sustainability and Citizenship in Asian Cities

Workshop Directors Anne M. Rademacher New York University ar131@nyu.edu K. Sivaramakrishnan Yale University k.sivaramakrishnan@yale.edu Billy Kee-long So Hong Kong University of Science and Technology billyso@ust.hk Workshop Participants Nikhil Anand, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Haverford College “Leaky States: On Ignorance and Absence in Mumbai’s Water Supply” Debjani Bhattacharyya, Ph.D. Candidate, History, Emory University “From the Maidan to the Wetlands of Kolkata: Reappraising the Aesthetics of Nature and Ideologies of Urban Environmental Sustainability” Cari An Coe, Assistant Professor of International Affairs, Lewis & Clark College “‘Civilized City:’ State-Society Relations and the Emergence of Notions of Environmental Sustainability in Hanoi, Vietnam” Rajib Dasgupta, Associate …

How Asia Became Territorial

Workshop Directors Itty Abraham University of Texas at Austin ittya@austin.utexas.edu See Seng Tan S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University issstan@ntu.edu.sg Workshop Participants Carolyn Cartier, Professor of Human Geography and China Studies, China Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney “Regional Governmentalities or Territorializaton with/out Boundaries” Michele Ford, Chair, Department of Indonesian Studies, University of Sydney and Lenore Lyons (in absentia), Research Professor in Asian Studies at the University of Western Australia “Sovereignty, territory and citizenship: The production of subaltern cosmopolitans in Indonesia’s maritime borderlands” Siba N. Grovogui, Professor Department of Political Science, The Johns Hopkins University and Hitomi Koyama, …

Inter-Asian temple and trust networks within and out of Southeast Asia

Workshop Directors Kenneth Dean East Asian Studies, McGill University kenneth.dean@mcgill.ca Workshop Participants Chi-cheung Choi, Professor, History Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong “Between Ancestor and Ghost: Grand Universal Salvation Rituals (Wan Yuan sheng Hui) in South East Asia” Jean DeBernardi, Professor of Anthropology, University of Alberta “Spirit Mediums, Local History, and Daoist Networks” C. Julia Huang, Associate Professor, Institute of Anthropology, National Tsing Hua University; Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore “Buddhism and its Trust Networks between Taiwan, Malaysia, and the United States” Hui Kian Kwee, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto …

Old Histories, New Geographies: Contrapuntal Mobilities of Trade and State across Asia

Workshop Directors Engseng Ho Duke University engseng.ho@duke.edu Lakshmi Subramanian Jamia Millia Islamia nilgiri98@gmail.com Workshop Participants Jacqueline Armijo, Associate Professor, Department of International Affairs, Qatar University “Silk Roads Redux: The Social, Economic, and Political Implications of the Revival of China – Gulf Trade Relations” Surajit Chakravarty, Urban Planning Faculty, Al Hosn University “Insurgence of another kind: Practiced Citizenship as Inverted Resistance” Kubanychbek Chymbaev, Senior Lecturer, Oriental Studies and International Relations, Bishkek Humanities University “Trade as a Political and Economic Resource of Kyrgyzstan” Max Hirsh, Ph.D. Candidate, Architecture and Urban Planning, Harvard University “Airport Urbanism: Mapping Mobility in the Pearl River Delta” …

Regional Knowledge Hubs in Asia: the Social Sciences and Humanities in Science and Technology Human Capital (STHC)

Workshop Directors V.V. Krishna National University of Singapore arivvk@nus.edu.sg Tim Turpin University of Western Sydney t.turpin@uws.edu.au Workshop Participants Mohan V. Avvari, Associate Professor, Business School, University of Nottingham – Malaysia Campus; Isshamuddin Ismail (in absentia), General Manager of Strategic Planning with Pahang BioScience, Kuala Lumpur; and K. Thiruchelvam (in absentia), Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at the Faculty of Science, University of Malaya “Inter-Organisational Networks emerging in a Greenfield Cluster – A Study in Malaysia’s Multimedia Super Corridor Cluster” Chuanxing Wang, Associate Professor School of Political Science and International Relations and Vice Director of Center for America …

Reproduction Mobility in Asia

Workshop Directors Biao Xiang University of Oxford biao.xiang@compas.ox.ac.uk Mika Toyota National University of Singapore mikatoyota@nus.edu.sg Workshop Participants Sneha Banerjee, M.Phil Student, Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD), School of International Studies Jawahaharlal Nehru University “Globalization and Women’s Remunerative Word: the Curious Case of Commercial Surrogacy in India” Sara Friedman, Associate Professor, Anthropology and Gender Studies, Indiana University “Reproducing the Taiwanese Nation: Population Anxieties in an Age of Marital Migration” Zeynep Gürtin-Broadbent, Research Fellow and Ph.D. Student, Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge “Conceiving the Nation: Reproductive Migration and the Negotiation of Trans/nationalism in Turkey” Marcia C. Inhorn, …

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