Past Activities and Events

Wokrshop

Shaping Asia Workshop  Coastal Futures - Life between and at the edges of the sea is now scheduled as follows: 3 and 4 June.

Seminar

The Fudan-European Centre for China Studies opens with a seminar on May 18, 2021 9:00 AM–12:15 PM, Oslo. The centre is hosted at the University of Oslo.
To seminar's program is doanloadable from here.
You are very much welcome to join. For registration, please click here.

Online Book Talk

We cordially invite you to the upcoming online Book Talk by Dr. Merav Shohet (Boston University), who will discuss her new book: Silence and Sacrifice: Family Stories of Care and the Limits of Love in Vietnam (University of California Press, April 2021). This engaging ethnographic monograph makes a powerful contribution to psychological, medical and linguistic anthropology and Vietnam studies.

Book Launch

The book Refugees and Religion: Ethnographic studies of global trajectories (Bloomsbury Academic, 2021) is going to be launched and discussed by its editors and contributors (including our network member Dr. Tam Ngo) on the 30th of April, 2021. You can find more info on the book here.

For registration, please visit this webpage.

Round Table

Coup and Uprising in Myanmar: Background and Perspective –A round table addressing the current political situation in Myanmar. The organisers from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin cordially invite everyone, who is interested. For further information, download the flyer from here.

Keynote

Transnational Asian Studies: Implementing an Agenda for Our Times by Prof. Dr. Claudia Derichs

Shaping Asia Quarterly Newsletter

December 2020. Available as a PDF from here.

Lecture Series

Understanding Asia: Negotiating the social in collective constellations
Colloquium Series for the academic semester 2020/2021 organised by the Working Group Social Anthropology (Bielefeld University). For information and registration, kindly check the colloquium's programme

Conference

Knowledge on the Move: Connectivities, Frontiers, Translations
9-10 January 2021, Tokyo
International Workshop within the "Knowledge Production and Circulation" Network
Coordinators: Prof. Dr. Claudia Derichs and Prof. Dr. Riho Isaka
For more information please see the workshop programme

Publications 

Two issues of International Quarterly for Asian Studies are now available through open access: Urban Poetics and Politics in Asia Part I (2019) and II (2020)

Cooperation Partners

 

Bielefeld University

Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies

Institut für Sinologie, Universität Heidelberg

Institut für Ethnologie, Universität Leipzig

Institute of Asian and African Studies

DFG

DAAD

DAAD

DAAD

 

Newsletter 

Shaping Asia Quarterly, October 2020 

Workshop

Shaping Migrants and Mobile Worlds: Connectivities, Comparisons, Collaborations, National University Singapore, February 2019

Panel

Shaping Asia at ICAS 11, Leiden, July 2019

Workshop

Entangled Comparisons. Grounding Research on Asia – Expanding Research Methodologies, Bielefeld University, September 5-7 2019. (Download the workshop's report from here)

Conference

Shaping Asia: Connectivities, Comparisons, Collaborations, Bielefeld University, February 2018

Workshop

Initiating Network Workshop, Heidelberg University, May 2017

Cooperation Partners

 

Bielefeld University

Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies

Institut für Sinologie, Universität Heidelberg

Institut für Ethnologie, Universität Leipzig

Institute of Asian and African Studies

DFG

DAAD

DAAD

DAAD