Inter-Asian Connections II: Singapore (2010)

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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