Joint UChicago-Northwestern EATRH workshop, Thursday, May 9, 2:00-5:30 PM (Social Sciences Research Building 224)

2:00-2:15 PM: Welcome and introductions

2:15-3:45 PM: Panel 1 (20th-century China)

Keith Clark (Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern), “Dodging the Question: Beijing and Taipei’s Competition to Represent China and the United Nations, 1950-1960”

Niuniu Teo (Ph.D. student, UChicago), “For the Record: A Communist and Her Archive”

Guangshuo Yang (Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern), “Animal Protectionism and the Search for Political Modernity: The Case of Republican China, 1912-1937”

Discussant: Professor Peter Carroll (Northwestern)

4:00-5:30 PM: Panel 2 (Transnational Asia)

Luthfi Adam (Ph.D. candidate, Northwestern), “The Making of Empire’s Scientific Landscape: Buitenzorg Botanic Gardens under Johannes Teysmann, 1831-1869”

Samuel Chan (MA candidate, UChicago), “Not Coming to Terms with the Dynasty: Identity Production and Contestation in the Qing-Chosŏn Border, 1644-1796”

Jessa Dahl (Ph.D. candidate, UChicago), “Are Treaty Ports Beyond the North Atlantic?”

Discussant: Professor Susan Burns (UChicago)

Spring 2019 EATRH Workshop Schedule

The East Asia: Transregional Histories Workshop is pleased to announce its schedule for Spring 2019. We look forward to seeing you in attendance!

Spring 2019 Schedule:

4/11  Kirsten Sellars, Visiting Fellow at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University

Title: “The Tokyo Tribunal and the Troublesome ‘Crimes against Peace’ Charges”
4:00-5:30 PM, John Hope Franklin Room (SSR 224)

Co-sponsored with the Center for East Asian Studies and the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

4/25  Julian Chen, PhD Candidate in History, Yale University
Title: “Steppe, Sheep, and Sandification: Lamb Consumption in Medieval China and its Environmental Consequence in Inner Asia”
3:30-4:30 PM, John Hope Franklin Room (SSR 224)
Co-sponsored with the Center for East Asian Studies

5/9  Collaborative Chicago-Northwestern Graduate Student Workshop
1:00-5:00 PM, John Hope Franklin Room (SSR 224) (more details forthcoming)

5/23  Alex Haskins, PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Chicago
Title: “Sovereignty as Counter-domination: Alertness, Dignity, and Political Reform in Sakuma Shozan’s Thought”
4:00-5:30 PM, John Hope Franklin Room (SSR 224)

6/6  Jessa Dahl, PhD Candidate in History, University of Chicago
Title: “Hospitality: Inasa’s Russian Village and the Transience of Transnational Spaces 1858-1905”
4:00-5:30 PM, John Hope Franklin Room (SSR 224)