InterAsian Connections V: Seoul (2016)

Conviviality beyond the Urban Centre: Theorizing the “Marginal Hub”

Workshop Directors Magnus Marsden Professor of Social Anthropology and Director of the Sussex Asia Centre, University of Sussex M.Marsden@sussex.ac.uk Madeleine Reeves Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology, University of Manchester Madeleine.Reeves@manchester.ac.uk Workshop Participants Itty Abraham, Associate Professor, Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore “Poaching as Conviviality in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands” Kalzang Dorjee Bhutia, Lecturer, Religious Studies, Grinnell College and Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Grinnell College “Alternative Geographies of Global Connection: The Making and Unmaking of Conviviality among Buddhist Hubs of the Tea Horse Road” Thomas Chambers, Teaching Fellow, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex “Scaling Conviviality: The Spatial …

Mediatized Populism across InterAsia

Organized by InterAsia Transregional Virtual Research Institute, “Media, Activism and the New Political” Workshop Directors Paula Chakravartty Associate Professor, Gallatin School, Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University puc1@nyu.edu Zeynep Gambetti Associate Professor, Political Science and International Relations, Bogaziçi University gambetti@boun.edu.tr Srirupa Roy Director and Professor, Centre for Modern Indian Studies and Political Science, University of Göttingen sroy@uni-goettingen.de Workshop Participants Miriyam Aouragh, Leverhulme Fellow, Communication And Media Research Institute, University of Westminster “Mediating the Makhzan: Counter-revolution & populism in the digital age” Ergin Bulut, Assistant Professor, Media and Visual Arts, Koç University and Erdem Yörük, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Koç University “Contentious …

Forced Migration in/of Asia: Connections, Convergences, Comparisons

Workshop Directors Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho Associate Professor, Geography, National University of Singapore elaine.ho@nus.edu.sg Cabeiri Robinson Associate Professor, International Studies & Anthropology, University of Washington cdr33@uw.edu Workshop Participants Josee Huennekes, PhD Candidate, Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology “Remittances and Responsibilities among Rohingya Families in Kuala Lumpur’s Suburbs” Umut Korkut, Reader (Associate Professor), Glasgow School for Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University “The Discursive governance of forced migration management: The Turkish shift from reticence to activism in Asia” Sang Kook Lee, Associate Professor, Cultural Anthropology, Yonsei University “From Activists to Entrepreneurs: Burmese Refugees in South Korea” Kirsten Mcconnachie, …

Frontier Assemblages: Political Economies of Margins and Resource Frontiers in Asia

Workshop Directors Michael Eilenberg Associate Professor, Culture and Society, Aarhus University etnome@cas.au.dk Jason Cons Research Assistant Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin jasoncons@utexas.edu Workshop Participants Zachary Anderson, PhD Candidate, Geography and Planning, University of Toronto “Pragmatism and politics: Translating the green economy in an Indonesian frontier” Young Rae Choi, Graduate Student (Post-Defense), Geography, Ohio State University “Spaces of sustainability? China’s coastal reclamation boom and the sustainability controversy” Michael Dwyer, Associate Researcher, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern “Concession development: Timber financing and risk modulation at Southeast Asia’s upland frontier” Gökçe Günel, Lecturer in …

Genealogies of Financialization: Reframing Sovereignty in Asia (1600–present)

Workshop Directors Sankaran Krishna Professor of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa krishna@hawaii.edu Saeyoung Park Assistant Professor, Modern Korean Studies, Leiden University spark34@jhu.edu Workshop Participants Colin Agur, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale Law School, Yale University “Communication Technology, Illicit Flows of Capital, and State-Society Tensions” Giulia Dal Maso, PhD Candidate, Cultural Studies, Institute for Culture and Society “Past and present mass financialization: continuity in state legitimation” Laura Elder, Assistant Professor, Global Studies, Saint Mary’s College Notre Dame “Banking Like a State: An alternative genealogy of Islamic finance” Harald Fuess, Professor, Cultural Economic History, Heidelberg University “Undermining the Sovereignty of Korea? Capital …

Geo-political Economies of (Post) Developmental Urbanization in East Asia

Workshop Directors Jamie Doucette Lecturer, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester jamie.doucette@manchester.ac.uk Bae-Gyoon Park Professor, Geography Education, Seoul National University geopbg@snu.ac.kr Workshop Participants Carolyn Cartier, Professor of Geography and China Studies, School of International Studies, University of Technology Sydney “‘Cut from the County’: Mao-era Cities and their Territorial Legacies in Contemporary China” Eli Friedman, Assistant Professor, International and Comparative Labor, Cornell University “Just-in-Time Urbanization? Managing migration, citizenship, and schooling in the Chinese city” Jim Glassman, Professor, Geography, University of British Columbia “Developmental Bureaucratic States, Developmental Network States and the Geopolitical Economy of Cold War Industrialization in Ulsan and …

Knowledge Mobilities and the Prospects for InterAsian Urbanisation

Workshop Directors Francis Collins Senior Lecturer, Geography, School of Environment, University of Auckland f.collins@auckland.ac.nz Kong Chong Ho Associate Professor, Sociology, National University of Singapore sochokc@nus.edu.sg Workshop Participants Jacqueline Armijo, Associate Professor, International Affairs, Qatar University “Islamic Knowledge Mobilities, DragonMart, and the Growing Chinese Muslim Community in Dubai” Sujin Eom, PhD Candidate, Department of Architecture, UC Berkeley “The Idea of Chinatown: Policy Mobilities and the Making of New Economic Imaginations in South Korea” Maureen Hickey, Instructor, International and Global Studies Program, Portland State University “‘English Fever,’ Migrant Teachers, and Cosmopolitan Aspirations in an Interconnected Asia” Nithila Kanagasabai, Junior Research Fellow, Advanced …

Logistics of Asia-Led Globalization: Infrastructure, Software, Labor

Workshop Directors Brett Neilson Research Director, Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney b.neilson@uws.edu.au Ranabir Samaddar Director, Calcutta Research Group ranabir@mcrg.ac.in Workshop Participants Majed Akhter, Assistant Professor, Geography, Indiana University Bloomington “An infrastructural approach to region: Corridor controversies, emergent Asias, and the afterlives of the developmental state” Paula Banerjee, Professor, South and Southeast Asian Studies, Calcutta University “Multiplying Insecurity” Giorgio Grappi, Research fellow, Political and Social Sciences, University of Bologna “Corridors as political discourse? Decoding the language of logistical governance” Rolien Hoyng, Visiting Assistant Professor, Cultural Studies, Lingnan University “Multiplying logistics: undoing and redoing categorization in e-waste recycling …

Mecca InterAsia

Organized in association with the Muhammad Alagil Chair in Arabia Asia Studies, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore Workshop Directors Cemil Aydin Associate Professor, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill caydin@email.unc.edu Engseng Ho Professor of History and Anthropology, Duke University; Muhammad Alagil Distinguished Visiting Professor in Arabia Asia Studies, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore engseng.ho@duke.edu Workshop Participants Jawaher Al Sudairy, Research Fellow, Evidence for Policy Design, Harvard University “The State Within: The Burmese Community in Makkah” Guy Burak, The Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Librarian, Division of Libraries, New York University “Mecca, Its …

The Social Economy and Alternative Development Models in Asia

Workshop Directors Euiyoung Kim Professor and Director, Political Science and International Relations, Institute for Korean Politics, Seoul National University euiyoungkim@snu.ac.kr Hiroki Miura Researcher, Institute of Korean Political Studies, Seoul National University sugeun@msn.com Workshop Participants Bipasha Baruah, Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues, Women’s Studies and Feminist Research, Western University “Social Innovation and Gender Equality in India: Moving Beyond the Numbers Game” (Mohammad) Anwar Hossen, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Dhaka “Village as the Model Organization for Sustainable Development in Bangladesh” Yu Huang, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong “‘Get Organized!:’ Contradictions between Capital and Labor …

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