Call for Papers: Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy 8—Global Policy and the Discontented, at McMaster University, Ontario

First Call for Proposals Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy 8: Global Policy and the Discontented In an age of increasing disenchantment with existing forms of global politics and international policy coordination, how are we to understand the role global relationships play in policymaking? How should academics and policymakers navigate this new landscape? Twenty years … Continue reading Call for Papers: Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy 8—Global Policy and the Discontented, at McMaster University, Ontario

Programme for the International Conference on India and Japan: Unearthing Lesser-known Linkages

Organized by India International Centre & Mombusho Scholars Association of India (MOSAI) on 15, 16 and 17 November, 2018 at the India International Centre, New Delhi, India The International Conference on India and Japan (ICIJ) Tracing some of the lesser-known historical linkages between India and Japan with multiple perspectives would support a foundation on which … Continue reading Programme for the International Conference on India and Japan: Unearthing Lesser-known Linkages

Towards a ‘Rice-scapes’ Syllabus: Notes on the Asian Rice-Scapes Panel at the Borderland Spaces Conference, Bishkek

At the 6th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Network, held in Bishkek between 13-15 August, members of HaB held a double panel entitled Asian Rice-Scapes: Topographies, Tastes and Technologies. Erik de Maaker and Dharitry Narzary, two of the panelists, provide here a recap of the papers presented at the conference, as well as notes on the … Continue reading Towards a ‘Rice-scapes’ Syllabus: Notes on the Asian Rice-Scapes Panel at the Borderland Spaces Conference, Bishkek

Global Critical Pedagogies: ACGS Conference Programme

The fifth conference of the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies (ACGS), organised in cooperation with the Humanities across Borders network of the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), focuses on critical global pedagogies. It does so along the lines of four interrelated themes: 1. Pedagogies beyond the classroom 2. Decolonizing knowledge and worlding pedagogies 3. … Continue reading Global Critical Pedagogies: ACGS Conference Programme

Rice-scapes across Borders: On the Asian Rice-scapes Panel at the 6th Asian Borderlands Networks Conference

The 6thconference of the Asian Borderlands Network was held at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, between August 13–15. The central theme, “Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources,” inspired the panel convenors to propose a broad array of topics covering the different corners of Asia. The detailed program is still accessible online here. Our double … Continue reading Rice-scapes across Borders: On the Asian Rice-scapes Panel at the 6th Asian Borderlands Networks Conference

Call for Papers: (Re)Thinking Fashion Globalization

Seminar co-organized by The Transboundary Fashion Seminar & the Research Collective for Decolonizing Fashion Bunka Gakuen University Tokyo 15-16 February 2019 CALL FOR PAPERS There are few histories as entangled as ‘global fashion’ in terms of crafting identities, negotiating change, developing technologies and making communities. Diverse ‘world’ fashion histories have often remained largely undocumented, outside … Continue reading Call for Papers: (Re)Thinking Fashion Globalization

Roundtable: Resource Management and Political Power: Comparison between Africa and Asia

Institutional roundtable by the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies and the Institute of Developing Economies – Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO) at Africa-Asia, A New Axis of Knowledge – Second Edition 20– 22 September, 2018 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Convenor and Chair Shinichi Takeuchi, Director, African Studies Center - Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (ASC-TUFS) … Continue reading Roundtable: Resource Management and Political Power: Comparison between Africa and Asia

Call for Participation: The All African Peoples Conference

The Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, is pleased to announce the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the All African Peoples Conference (AAPC), and to issue this call for participation in the commemorative events. Hosted by Ghana in 1958, the first AAPC served as the rallying point for mobilizing ordinary Africans in the decisive struggles for liberation … Continue reading Call for Participation: The All African Peoples Conference