HaB Mid-Term Meeting in Amsterdam, October 2018: A Recap

On 20–21 October, the HaB group met in Amsterdam to discuss and workshop HaB syllabi on the themes of food, word, practice and place.  The day began with IIAS director Philippe Peycam welcoming the PIs and outlining the aims and modalities of the meeting. Following this, PIs Surajit Sarkar, Liling Huang and Abdourahmane Seck made … Continue reading HaB Mid-Term Meeting in Amsterdam, October 2018: A Recap

Blue Stories: Day 2 of the Indigo Workshop in Taiwan

Over the course of three days in October, students, craftspeople and researchers explored indigo from a variety of perspectives, as a methodological and pedagogical tool to surpass borders based on territorial, temporal and disciplinary categories in higher education. This methodology workshop, organised by the Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) in association with HaB and … Continue reading Blue Stories: Day 2 of the Indigo Workshop in Taiwan

Blue Stories: Glimpses of the Indigo Workshop in Taiwan, Day 1

Over the course of three days in October, students, craftspeople and researchers explored indigo from a variety of perspectives, as a methodological and pedagogical tool to surpass borders based on territorial, temporal and disciplinary categories in higher education. This methodology workshop, organised by the Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) in association with HaB and … Continue reading Blue Stories: Glimpses of the Indigo Workshop in Taiwan, Day 1

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

Snapshots from Taipei: HaB at the Taipei National University of the Arts

In preparation for the HaB Methodology Workshop, Indigo Traditions and Itineraries, which is to take place on 26–27 October, members of the HaB network have arrived in Taiwan. Here are a few snapshots of their first day at TNUA, taken by academic director Aarti Kawlra.   Some scenes from the Shilin Night Market:   All … Continue reading Snapshots from Taipei: HaB at the Taipei National University of the Arts

Collaborative Teaching between Cultures and Fields: Curation of the Photo Exhibition ‘Dilliwale’ in Shanghai

In May 2018, a HaB border-crossing collaboration between Fudan University and Ambedkar University, Delhi (AUD) took place in Shanghai, focusing on the idea of a city through the lens of the residents. The outcome of this collaborative teaching programme was a photo exhibition titled 'Dilliwalle'. The photos of Delhi, on display from 25 May to 9 … Continue reading Collaborative Teaching between Cultures and Fields: Curation of the Photo Exhibition ‘Dilliwale’ in Shanghai

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