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

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

Workshopping HaB Syllabi: Mid-Term Humanities across Borders Meeting in Amsterdam

20–21 October, 2018 Amsterdam On the heels of the Fifth ACGS Conference in Amsterdam on 18–19 October 2018, members of the HaB network will convene to discuss the creation of HaB syllabi along the four key sites of knowledge/meaning: Food, Place, Word and Practice. On the first day of the meeting, after an introductory note by Aarti … Continue reading Workshopping HaB Syllabi: Mid-Term Humanities across Borders Meeting in Amsterdam

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

Event: Academic Research in a Decolonizing World—Towards new ways of thinking and acting critically?

Workshop Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV) / Leiden University 8-9 October 2018 Introduction What do concepts of ‘de/coloniality’ and ‘postcolonial’ mean for current critical scholarship? During this two-day workshop, organized by the KITLV and Leiden University, we will explore why and how this question matters to scholars today. Together with … Continue reading Event: Academic Research in a Decolonizing World—Towards new ways of thinking and acting critically?