Serving as convener of the EASTS book review board from roughly 2012 to 2018, I’ve enjoyed working with my collegial fellow book review editors, inspiring members of the editorial and advisory boards, visionary associate editors, and two charismatic editors-in-chief. In an earlier article, I elaborated on how book reviews have facilitated a conversation among STS scholars of a global community beyond national and parochial boundaries (Tinn 2016). My thanks go to editor-in-chief Wen-Hua Kuo for generously offering this space for me to reflect on the conclusion of my six-year tenure. As convener, I am most grateful to the scholars and supporters who have fostered values of multilingualism, interdisciplinarity, and diversity in our work.

First, we have remained committed to publishing book reviews written in East Asian languages: some 40 percent of our reviews from January 2012 (issue 6.1)...

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