Events

A collection of events at NYU Abu Dhabi, rethinking how to study Asia in global, connected frameworks.  Sponsored by the Global Asia Initiative and allied organizations at NYUAD.

Fall 2018

September 23, 2018

Tansen Sen, NYU Shanghai

India, China, and the World: A Connected History (Sponsored by the Political Science Seminar, in collaboration with the History Program Research Seminar)

October 3, 2018

Surabhi Sharma (NYU Abu Dhabi)

Jahaji Music: India in the Carribean (Films with Faculty, Sponsored by Essential Cinema)

October 11, 2018

Michael Falser (Heidelberg University)

Who Owns the Past?  Angkor Wat, from Jungle Find to Global Icon (Sponsored by Dhakira Seminar Series)

 

November 4, 2018

PORT CITY ENVIRONMENTS IN GLOBAL ASIA

Yifei Li (NYU Shanghai) and Sophia Kalantzakos (NYUAD) on

GREENING THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE AND CHINA'S EXPORT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORITARIANISM.

1:15-2:45 pm; A6-117.  

November 11, 2018

PORT CITY ENVIRONMENTS IN GLOBAL ASIA

George Jose (Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Studies) on

THE ONCE AND FUTURE CITY-CENTER: URBAN ASPIRATIONS IN MUMBAI'S PERIPHERY.

12:00-1:15 pm; A6-175.

Spring 2018

February 13, 2018

Stefan Hübner, National University of Singapore
Floating City Projects and Oceanic Commodity Frontiers: The Ups and Downs of Oceanic Urbanization since the 1960s

May 1, 2018

Vasileios Syros, Academy of Finland
Heavens in Cathay: China as a Mercantilist Utopia in Early Modern Political Thought