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Joint East Asian Studies Conference, Edinburgh, Sept 2019

JEASC Edinburgh 2019 (original logo)

The programme has been announced for the 2019 Joint East Asian Studies Conference in Edinburgh. It’s a busy three days and you’ll have to plan your time ruthlessly: over 60 panel sessions, but you’ll only be able to go to nine of them (or even fewer if you feel obliged to go to the BAKS, BAJS or BACS annual general meeting)

Registration closes on 1 August 2019.

Conference Programme

(further details and locations can be downloaded from

Day 1: Wednesday 4 September

1100 – 1300: Registration

1300 – 1500: Keynotes

1500 – 1600: Coffee

1600 – 1730: Panels (A)

  1. Sourcing Korea in Korean History: Historical sources and the production of knowledge in Korea’s pasts
    John S. Lee: Between heaven and earth: Situating environmental knowledge in Choson Korea
    Holly Stephens: Between empire and everyday life: Diaries as a challenge to histories of colonial Korea
    Luis Botella: The two courses of archaeological reform in the decolonization of Korea: From an imperial to a Cold War intellectual geopolicy
    Hansun Hsiung: Chair
    Andrew Logie: Discussant
  2. Contemporary Japanese Mass / Popular Culture and Gender Performance
    Christopher Tso: The female gaze in men’s grooming: Women as scrutinisers of white-collar masculinity in contemporary Japan.
    Lun Jing: ’The Third Colour’: Transgender image and performance in the NHK Red and White Song Battle
    Erika Ningxin Wang: Homoeroticism, female fans, and prosumption: An ethnography of the first “Boys’ Love” musical in Taiwan
  3. Kanako Kuramitsu: Sino-Japanese children born during and in the aftermath of the Second Sino-Japanese War: A historical analysis of their return migration and identities
    Mi Kwi Cho: Koreans across the sea: Migration to Imperial Japan between 1910-1953
    Cholong Sung: Sustaining ethnic cultural heritages in a new land: Cultural practice of the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean diasporas in Britain
  4. Florian Schneider: Digital democracy in Taiwan: The Sunflower Movement and its legacies
    Leon N. Kunz: Leadership and representation in social movements: Comparing Taiwan’s “Sunflower Movement” and Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Movement”
    Loretta Lou: Freedom as ethical practices: On the possibility of freedom through freeganism and freecycling in Hong Kong
  5. Gerda Wielander: From brick walls to steel frames: “Urban Culture Walls” in contemporary China
    Aleksandra Kubat: Institutionalisation of moral performance in cadre training under Xi Jinping?
    Yunyun Zhou: Engineering “the Chinese Dream”: Emotional mobilisation and neo-nationalism in China’s state propaganda
  6. Natascha Gentz: A late Qing journalist misfit: Ying Lianzhi and the founding of the Tianjin Dagongbao
    Piotr Strzalkowski: Deceit, broken pact and red imperialism: The Sino-Soviet War or 1929 and the anti-Communist caricatures in the foreign and Chinese press in Shanghai
    Zipeng Li: Voicing the public demand? Expression, distribution and interaction of Chinese online public opinion on Sina and Sohu during the Tianjin Explosion case
  7. Mothers in contemporary Japanese cinema
    Angel Leigh Alderson: Elderly women in Japanese animation: The nurturing matriarchs of Studio Ghibli
    Chantal Bertalanffy: Single mothers in post-disaster Japanese cinema
    Duncan Breeze: The price of full-time motherhood: Comparing old and new housewives in the cinema of Kore’eda Hirokazu
    Chris Perkins: Chair

1730 – 1930: Welcome reception

1930 – 2200: Films presented by European Journal of Korean Studies

‘Undercover Asia: North Korean Ghost Ships’ and ‘Divergent Memories of Tumen Shan-shui’.
Followed by directors Q&A.

Day 2: Thursday 5 September

0900 – 1030: Panels (B)

  1. Zhang Chi: The campaign against religious extremism as a de-radicalisation policy in China
    Melissa Shani Brown, David O’Brien: Defining the right path: Aligning Islam with Chinese Socialist Core Values at the Ningbo Old Mosque
    Ying Miao: Choosing sides: Cyber-Islamophobia in China
  2. East Asian Peace, Assistance, and Relief Operations: Constructive cooperation or strategic competition
    Garren Mulloy: East Asian Peace, Assistance, and Relief Operations: Constructive cooperation or strategic competition
    Arnaud Amouroux: ASEAN’s enhanced contributions to UN peacekeeping: innovative ways for “smarter” and stronger engagement
    Catherine Jones, Rikard Jalkebro: Cooperation in a context of animosity: Peacekeeping, humanitarian assistance, and disaster relief in East Asia
    Reinhard Drifte: Discussant
  3. Spaces for Change: Education, Medicine and Sport in China’s Transnational Relations in the Twentieth Century
    Meilin Zhou: At the Crossroads of Health and Imperialism: The Dōjinkai and the Japanese-trained Chinese physicians, 1923-1937
    Helena Lopes: Wartime opportunities: Student-refugees in Macau during the Second World War
    Pete Millwood: Breaking the Ice Through Transnational Sport: The 1972 Return Leg of Ping-Pong Diplomacy
    Aaron Moore: Chair
  4. Wei Zhijiang: The Sambyeolcho Anti-Mongol War and Trilateral Relations between the Mongols, Goryeo and Japan from an East Asian Perspective
    Jin Kai: Pride or Survival: Examining Drivers for Iranian and North Korean Nuclear Ambitions
    Chen Zhuo: Self-identity of People’s Volunteer Army Prisoners of War and the Repatriation Issue During the Korean War
  5. Japanese imperialism and narrative media in the long 20th century
    Prajna Desai: New Asia/ Shin Ajia: Internationalism and imperialism in Japanese wartime magazines (1938-45)
    Yangyang Long: Imperialism and racism: Lin Yutang as Postcolonial Critic
    Waiyee Loh: Chair
    Nazry Bahrawi: Discussant
    Michael Tsang: Discussant
  6. Seeking a depopulation dividend in 21st century East Asia: (Re)Building regional resilience in Japan
    Yang Li: Does a shrinking population reduce resource consumption?
    Peter Matanle: Imagining tsunami disasters in the era of climate change: Is Japan’s new seawall necessary, effective or sufficient
    Jing Wang: Regional resilience in ageing Japan – reflection from investigation of long-term elderly care system
  7. Felix Boecking: Uncertain values: prices, values, and planning in Chinese economics in the 1940s and 1950s
    Chung King: Mapping the agriculture growth in Qing China: Consistence and inconsistencies
    Rui Takahashi: Development of rice exportation and rice milling industry in colonial Vietnam

1030 – 1100: Coffee

1100 – 1300: Panels (C)

  1. Reconstruction in China and Taiwan after World War II
    Toby Lincoln and Lu Ye: Destruction in Chinese cities in World War II
    Shirley Ye: Taiyuan: Reconstruction, Reform and Revolution
    Tehyun Ma: Reconstructing State and Society: Land Reform in Early Cold War Taiwan
    Mark Baker: Trans-revolutionary reconstruction: urban rebuilding in China’s double postwar, 1945-53
    Aaron Moore: Chair
  2. Amanda R. Ramlogan: China in Trinidad and Tobago: An examination of their presence in Trinidad and Tobago and the impacts of the bilateral economic and social influence
    Annie Kowalewski: Old friends, new adversaries: Deterring the Chinese Communist Party in the Indo-Pacific
    Antara Ghosal Singh: Analysing the 1962 Sino-Indian Border War – Through the lens of social constructivist theory
    Kim Vender: Understanding change in China’s international climate change policy: vertical and horizontal role contestation and foreign policy making in China
  3. Peripheries and China, 1940 – 1949.
    Matthew Foreman: Racial liberation in the Long 1940s
    Kylie Lui: The Making of the Chinese Cultural Identity Through Bak Kut Teh in Southeast Asia, 1940 – 1949
    Tommy Lo: Beyond Home and Superpowers: China in the Asian Relations Conference, 1947
    Amanda Zhang: Narratives, Memory and History: Depicting and Recounting Chinese Communist Party Underground Work and Underground Communists in Hong Kong during the Chinese Civil War, 1945 – 1949
    Helena Lopes: Discussant
  4. Gender, Nation and Body. The female sex worker on East Asian Screens
    Alejandra Armendariz-Hernandez: Lover Letter (Tanaka Kinuyo, 1953, Japan) and The Widow (Park Nam-ok, 1955, South Korea)
    Irene Gonzalez-Lopez: Streets of Shame (Mizoguchi Kenji, 1956, Japan)
    Colette Balmain: The Bacchus Lady (E.J.Yong, 2016, South Korea)
    Kate Taylor-Jones: The Receptionist (Jenny Liu, 2017, Taiwan) and Girl$ (Kenneth Bi, 2010, Hong Kong)
  5. Diplomatic vision and international relations in pre-modern East Asia
    Siu Yiu: “The King of Japan”: Ming China’s monarch-centred notion of international politics
    Zhao Fudie: Discrepancy between diplomatic visions and practices: A case study of the interplay between Choson Korea policymakers and intelligence workers during wartime (1674-1681)
    Xi Kang Ziyi: “The diplomat’s vision”: the contest for diplomatic authority between Tushuma and the Tokugawa bakufu in the eighteenth century
    James Lewis: The Machiavellian side to Amenomori Hoshu’s 1728 Korin teisei: Background and commentary to incidents and riots in the Pusan Japan House
  6. Kristina Dziedzic Wright: Art museums and multiculturalism in South Korea
    Chloe Paberz: Building a generation: How video game developers redefine South Korean contemporary culture
    Tanja Eydam: So close and yet so far: Globalized Korean-ness in media discourse with migrants
    Gabor Sebo: Different realisms between North Korea and the socialist Hungary through the lenses of cinema
  7. J. Marshall Craig: Japan and the Japanese in Keinen’s diary of the East Asian War (1592-1598)
    Aleksandra Jaworowicz-Zimny: Japanese re-enactments of World War 2-era events
    Katherine Bandanwal: Raise the flag: Profile, activities and legacy of Japanese nationalists in the disputed islands of East China Sea
    Kristian Magnus Hauken: Disentangling and re-entangling prestige: Lessons from the Japanese Diet
  8. PGR Workshop – Ethics
    Mark McLeister

1300 – 1400: Lunch

1400 – 1600: Panels (D)

  1. Layered security in Northeast Asia
    Thomas French: An unequal structure? “Layering” the US-Japan relationship
    Ra Mason: Layered security on Okinawa: Engaging with international, national, and local actors
    Sachio Nakato: Security cooperation between Japan and South Korea on the North Korean Nuclear Threat: Strategic priorities and historical issues
    Keiji Nakatsuji: How should Japan respond to a possible China-Taiwan conflict?
    Paul O’Shea: Discussant
  2. How has 3.11 affected work in Japan? Ethics, markets, regulations, relations
    Ben Epstein: Searching for mental health care in the disaster zone
    Annaclaudia Martini: Tourism development in post-disaster Tohoku
    Mitch Sedgwick: A pretence of recovery: Ritual reproduction, distortions of time, and the memorialisation of “normalcy” at a Japanese corporation after 3.11
    Duccio Gasparri: Fisherman Japan: shifting waters for the ryoshi
  3. Brushstrokes, Stones and Shrines: Power and personal agency in the cultural production of Medieval Eastern Eurasian society
    Xie Chen: Governing by Writing: Applying Imperial Handwriting in Tang Administration
    Thomas Dongsob Ahn: The Consolidation of the Song Geo-social order and Neo-Confucianism
    Lance Pursey: Writers and Rhetoric in Chinese and Kitan: The Authorship of Liao Epitaphs
    Kim Yonsue: Similes and Metaphors for Family Gathering in Kuunmong: Hunting and Contests of Arts
  4. Re-Envisioning Asian Borderlands: Visuality, Materiality and Emotions
    Regina Hofer: Collecting Tibet: Material Culture from the Younghusband Invasion in Berlin Collections
    Yang Li: The Silent Tibetan Women and Their Representations in Pema Tseden’s “Tibetan Trilogy”
    Jingyu Mao: Ethnic Scripts as Feeling Rules? Towards an Emotion Approach in Understanding Ethnicity in China
    Jing Zhu: Visualising Ethnicity in the Southwest Borderlands: Gender and Representation in Late Imperial and Republican China
    Julian Ward: Chair
    Joseph Lawson: Discussant
  5. Grappling with the un REFable: Creative outputs in the field of East Asian Studies
    Jennifer Coates: Thinking through the edit, feeling the subject
    Jennifer Clarke: Anti-ethnographic, artistic “research creation”: What sort of knowledge is this?
    Jamie Coates: Beyond the BBCification: staying committed to regional expertise
    Gabriele de Seta: From academia to the art gallery (and back?): Experimental ethnography in East Asia
    Joy Hendry: Discussant
  6. Mher Sahakyan: The prospects of developments of Sino-Armenian political and military cooperation in the framework of OBOR
    Elisa Gambino: Hidden power-geometries of transport infrastructure: the case of Lamu Port
    Jinghan Zeng: Narrating China’s Belt and Road Initiative
    Giulia Sciorati: Is the Belt and Road Initiative under siege? China’s Muslim problem in Xinjiang slips over borders
  7. Fang Tang: A comparative study of British-Chinese diasporic women’s writing: The predicament of “Minor” literature and the limits of “Chineseness”
    Li Yizhuo: Banished Immortals: Women’s self-portrayals in seventeenth century China
    Alexandra Hamilton: Flickering feminism: Portrayals of women in Chinese box office hits since 2012
    Thomas Jansen: The Precious Scroll of Henpecked Husbands (Pa laopo baojuan): A late Imperial Chinese marriage guide?
  8. Till Weingartner: No laughing matter: Matayoshi Naoki and his aesthetics of comedy and literature
    Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer: Nanenbo Toju: From modern Zen to postwar avant-garde
    Jennifer Scott: Kabuki meets manga: Adaptation and intertextuality of manga in Kabuki
    Helen Parker: The appeal of nostalgia in contemporary Kabuki

1600 – 1630: Coffee

1630 – 1800: Panels (E)

  1. Jesook Song: Revisiting Sun-deuk Lim, a Korean socialist feminist, in light of MeToo Movement era
    Owen Stampton: The escapism of Park Mok-wol, Park Du-jin and Cho Ji-hun’s poetry featured in the Blue Deer Anthology
    Steven D. Capener: Divide nation, divided mind: The split-consciousness as a response to nationalism, colonialism, and division
  2. Mark R. Plaice: “It didn’t have to be this way!”: Unsettling historical narratives in South Korean film
    Migyoung Kwon: 1985, 1987, 1988: Remembering and representing 1980s in South Korea
    JaeWook Ryu: Traumatized memory of South Korea: Reading the Gwangju uprising throughout three feature films; A Petal (1996), May 18 (2007), and A Taxi Driver (2017)
  3. Paul O’Shea: Pie in the sky? The promise and pitfalls of gastrodiplomacy in East Asia
    Min Jung You: Beyond philosophy and philology: Relation between the Confucian classics and rhetoric in East Asian Countries during the pre-modern period
  4. Maria Roemer: Can’t buy me love: precarious masculinities in Abe Kazushige’s early short stories
    Isabelle Lavelle: Writing like a girl: Kawabata Yasunari, Dazai Osamu, and the performance of femininity in 1930s Japan
    Irina Holca: Take it apart to build it again: Translation and gender in the work of Mizumura, Sagawa, and Nakayasu
  5. Ruselle Meade: The mass-market periodical in the construction of Japanese scientists’ public personae
    Ian Rapley: Foreign languages and the Japanese scientist
    Kenji Ito: When did Japanese physicists become “scientists”? Their transition from gakusha to kagakusha and Takeuchi Tokio’s artificial radium in the early 1940s
  6. Mi Zhao: The politics of memory: The contested revolutionary pasts of singing girls, CCP Cadres and official history
    Avital Avina: Colour me revolutionary: How the use of colour grammar in Chinese visual iconography aids in understanding internal messages of propaganda imagery
    Xuelei Huang: The politics of smell: Language, olfactory metaphor, and the Chinese Revolution
  7. Yingjie Hung: From Japanese Otaku to Chinese Zhai: The development of Chinese online Anime, comics and games subculture
    Ran Peng: Smart city, smart planning? The implementation of smart city policies in Taiyuan and Xi’an
    Daan de Jonge, Max de Jonge: On the complications of State and Cryptocurrency – An analysis of China’s digital currency policy
  8. Roundtable – Climate change and researching East Asia
    Sophia Woodman, Joy Zhang, and Michael Barr

1800: Film

This Island is Ours: Defending Dokdo / Retrieving Takeshima

Day 3: Friday 6 September

0900 – 1030: Panels (F)

  1. Saihong Li: Bi/multilingual education, translation, and social mobility in Xinjiang
    Meihua Song: Representations of Tibet and Tibetan people in the English translations of contemporary Tibetan literature
    Chelegeer: Ethnic Mongols in today’s China
  2. Looking at modern Asian history through the prism of law
    Raj Lakhi Sen: Trans-ceration of law in Meiji era and its interpretation in Japanese novels
    Hiromi Sasamoto-Collins: Criminal law in a time of crisis: Scholarly debates in early 20th century Japan
    Urs Matthias Zachmann: Fighting war by law in Asia: Japanese military justice during the Asia-Pacific War, 1937-45
  3. Ayako Suzuki: Making a Japanese identity against East Asia: Japanese young migrants in Dublin
    Yusuf Avci: “You should be tough”: Surviving in Japan as a male asylum seeker
    Chie Yorozu: The Japanese traditional HR system and international labour: How much have international labour comfortably worked so far?
  4. Ryan Hartley: Regionalism, networks, and power: The case of Japan and Southeast Asia
    Garren Mulloy: “Decentring” Japanese strategy? Partnership proliferation and the US Alliance in Japanese security
    Utpal Vyas: Japan-UK relations before and after the Brexit referendum
  5. Forum Mithani: Goin’ home? The nostalgic myth of the “Mother” in Japanese drama Woman
    Christopher Hood: Designing Japanese disaster narratives
    Franz Prichard: Re-mediation, decontamination, and the waste ecologies of post-Fukushima Japan
  6. Politics of Prints and Pictorial illustrations: Diplomacy, Religious and Medical Missions, 17-19th Century
    Uganda Sze Pui Kwan: Propaganda, Politics and Portraitures: Robert Morrison and the Victorian Engravings
    Florence Bretelle-Establet: Robert Morrison and his Collection of Chinese books: an Unexpected Snapshot of the Book Market in Guangzhou at the Beginning of the 19th Century
    Li Jiaqi: Liu Xihong and His Diplomatic Diary: Shaping the First Chinese Associate Envoy to Britain under the Victorian Prints
  7. Aya Homei: Resourceful populations and demographic sciences for the Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere
    Atsuko Naono: Malaria on the Thai-Burma railway
    Jeong-Ran Kim: Eradicating parasites, eradicating empire: Anti-malaria screening of Japanese repatriates after World War 2
  8. BAKS British Association for Korean Studies Annual General Meeting

1030 – 1100: Coffee

1100 – 1300: Panels (G)

  1. Nationalism, regionalism, and militarism in China and Japan in the early 20th century
    Oleg Benesch: Medievalism and martial ideals in Japan and China
    Clemens Buttner: New policy – “new” nation: The 1911 Revolution and the militaristic reorientation of Chinese nationalism
    Zhu Lili: Concessive nationalism: Some observaions on the German-Chinese arms trade
    Ernest Ming Tak Leung: World War One and Asian State Socialism
  2. New Economic Histories of Agriculture, Forestry, and Water in China from the 1930s to the present
    Wankun Li: State, society, and socialism: Tung oil trade in Chongqing
    Joseph Lawson: Labour (im)mobility and technology in Mao’s China
    David Clayton: Governing by Writing: Applying Imperial Handwriting in Tang Administration
    Jane Du: Unravelling China’s food security puzzle, 1979-2008
  3. Virginie Grzelczyk: Politics of toys in divided nations: The Korean case
    Robert Winstanley-Chesters: Fish, subterfuge and security in North Korean and Soviet institutional interactions in the 1970s
    Alexander M. Hynd, Annie Berglund: The contribution of overseas military deployments to South Korea’s emerging Grand Strategy
    Xiangfeng Yang: Why can’t the drama stop? The entrenched security trilemma on the Korean peninsula
  4. Matteo Fumagalli: The Koryo saram in Russia: Not with one voice
    Seo-Young Cho: An experimental analysis of North Korean refugees’ social and ethnic identities and integration
    Marco Milani, Federico Solfrini: The domestic construction of North Korean identity in foreign policy
    Nayoung Jeong: The self as a reference for mixed culture persons
  5. Mark E. Caprio: Korean divisions and international responsibility: Retracing history to advance resolution
    Agnieszka Smiatacz: Pedagogical guidance, thought control and freedom: Teacher handbooks under Yusin system in the Republic of Korea
    Sini-Petriina Klasto: At the intersection of history and sociology: A participatory action approach to data generation and interpretation for more nuanced understandings of HIV related stigma in Korea
    Álvaro Trigo: Western travellers in colonial Korea: Perceptions on two folks and the legitimacy of Japanese rule
  6. Traversing Boundaries: Spatial and Material Narratives of Twentieth-century Hong Kong
    Vivien Chan: Modern Conveniences: Spatial Negotiations of Neighbourhood Malls in Hong Kong New Towns Public Housing Estates, 1960s – 1980s
    Janice Li: Cultural Cross-Dressing and the City: Embodied Displacement of Chinese Female Intellectuals in London, 1910-1934
    Juliana Yat Shun Kei: Crown Land Rule and Spatial Governance in Hong Kong
    Jeremy Taylor: Chair
  7. Yumi Suzuki: Is zhengming in the lunyu?
    Wilson Lee: Droll diluvian discourse: zhiyan and therapeutic scepticism in the zhuangzi
    Yiu Chun Lam: Evaluation of the application of the concept of paratexts to premodern Chinese commentary
    David W. Kim: Joseon Jongmyo: The royal aspiration for transnational Confucianism
  8. BAJS British Association for Japanese Studies Annual General Meeting

1300 – 1400: Lunch

1400 – 1600: Panels (H)

  1. Kyong-Mi D. Kwon: Ch’unhyang and Kyongsong Girls: the Palimpsest of Modern Colonial Life
    Xiaoqian Song: Women on the Borders: Moon Ye-bong and Li Xianglan, from Colonial Film Stars to Eternal Cultural Idols
    Eun Joung Kim: Korean “Girlhood” and Remasculinizing Post-Liberation Korea (1945-1950)
    Jasmine Healey: Korean Birth Mothers, Adoptees, and Transgenerational Trauma
  2. Moves, Mobility, and Travels in Japanese Empire
    Ji-hyang Heo: Japanese philosophers in the colonial Korea from 1910 to 1945
    Young-shil Youm: Korean refugees in Manchuria during the inter-war period and dissemi-nations
    Shin-ae Ha: Travelogue in the late colonial period of Korea and reshuffling of the awareness in the Asia-world relations: Focusing on the travel essays from Samcheolli and daedonga
    Inhye Kang: “Seen through the railway”: The vision of multiethnic state imagined through journeys in Machuria
  3. Jongmi Kim: Is digital feminism as public feminism in South Korea?
    Youngmi Kim: Digital populism to the square: From Hell Joseon to #metoo movement in Korea
    Ji-Eun Ahn: Political opportunity structures and a cycle of protests: The Candlelight Vigils in South Korea
    Jung-A Hwang: How “revolutionary” was South Korea’s Candlelight Revolution?
  4. Eugene Lee: The mutual spectacle of foreign embassies: Gender and cosmopolitanism in late Choson embassy accounts
    Jame H. Grayson: The Tamayana Shrine: Conflicting myths, conflicting identities
    Michael C. E. Finch: Dreams and dream interpretation in Sixteenth-century Choson: Focusing on the dream records in O Huimin’s diary Swaemirok
    Victoria Ten: Understanding health in contemporary Korean Ki Suryon practices of immortality
  5. Jonathan Bull: Return on display: Memories of postcolonial migration at Maizuru
    Steven Ivings: Return not on display: Memories of Korean reparation from Maizuru and Shimokita
    Mark Pendleton: Gendered labour, national memory and contested heritage in North-East Asia
    Chang Hsiu Yung: A comparative study on trauma aspects between Taiwan and Korea – Focusing on Guo Songfen’s and Hyun Ki-young’s novels
  6. Diandian Li: Three approaches of rural-urban migrants’ empowerment in the Chinese context
    Jiexiu Chen: Chinese rural students’ social mobility experiences through higher education across four decades: from 1980s to 2010s
    Nathalie Mingboupha: (Re)claiming Chineseness through media consumption: How do Chinese people in Japan use the media to emotionally self-repatriate?
    Paulina Kolata, Anna Vainio: No longer – Not yet – Already: Nuisance of depopulation and rural decline
  7. Frank Chu Fan: Yūrei narrative at Tokugawa Japan
    Lisette Gebhart: Philosophical perspectives in Heisei literature: Doubt on the concept of man, views beyond the homo sapiens
    Mario Talamo: From helper to dispatcher: Socio-ideological evolutions in the dramatis personae of late Edo tales of vengeance
    Miguel Cesar: Life and death, individuals and community: Tensions in 21st century Japan
  8. BACS British Association for Chinese Studies Annual General Meeting

1600 – 1630: Coffee

1630 – 1800: Panels (I)

  1. Perspectives on Chinese Citizenship
    Li Jingyi: Creating global citizens: a comparative analysis of citizenship education discourses in Scotland and China
    Mao Jinyu: Exploring emotional citizenship—rural-urban migrants’ emotional experiences of hukou in a small city in Southwest China
    Sophia Woodman: ‘Seeing like a collective’: forms of grassroots organization and the Chinese citizenship order
  2. Junhyoung Lee: Does the legitimacy of authoritarian regimes really matter? Tracing New Year statements of North Korea
    Andrew Wolman: Localising Human Rights institutions: An assessment of the Korean experience
  3. Tarek Katramiz: Negotiating trust and responsibility: Local risk(s) understanding after Fukushima
    Paolo Cavaliere: Building resilience: The role of women in faith-based disaster response to the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes
    Peter Joy Hudson: Reluctant strides towards renewable energy: Post Fukushima Japan’s energy dilemma
  4. Elisabeth Noble: New lenses – social change and female photographers in 1990s Japan
    Anna-Viktoria Vittinghoff: Ribu and the Mona Lisa – A symbol for intersectional radical feminism in the 1970s
  5. Julian Wayne: Kano Jigoro’s dying wish: A case study on the impact of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics
    Takashi Miyamoto: Making of a mourning city: The politics of suffering bodies in the Miike coal mine, Japan
    Chris Perkins: Belonging on trial in the wake of ’68.
  6. Katrin Heilmann: From radioactive rain to test rabbits: Chinese responses to nuclear weapons testing, 1946-1967
    James A. G. Evans: When China ruled the (Third) World: The role of global Maoism in China’s foreign affairs
    Anton Harder: A question of class? Algeria, India, and Beijing’s visions of the Third World, 1954-1962
  7. Tracey Fallon, Carol Morris: The politics of meat in China
    Yao Xiao: Getting the Party back to the frontline of governance: the regime of shared responsibility in local food safety regulation in China
    Neil Munro: Evaluating the effectiveness of participation in environmental governance in a scenic part of rural China: a critical institutionalist approach

1830: Reception

To celebrate the launch of the new research network Edinburgh Buddhist Studies


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