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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 95–97.
Published: 01 February 2021
... to contemporary migration studies? The four essays in this forum explore the answers to these questions. The temporal focus of these essays is the fourth through the sixth century CE, a time of unprecedented mobility of people, texts, goods, and ideas, when “all the major events had to do with migration.” 1...
Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 31–39.
Published: 01 February 2016
Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 333–335.
Published: 01 May 2011
... author to start any piece by stating just that. While the articles that comprise this Journal of Asian Studies “mini-forum” on North Korea had already been commissioned, it will surprise no reader to learn that their framing and urgency shifted in response to recent events. As this issue goes to press...
Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 29–34.
Published: 01 February 1991
... to other Asianists, students, various other specialists, and the public at large. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 Forum on Universalism and Relativism in Asian Studies Editor's Introduction DAVID D. BUCK Low TO ESTABLISH AND transmit understanding across the boundaries...
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 315–318.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in fierce and severe milieus. The essays in this forum feature stories about war and the environment that contest the standard approaches to the study of the environment in Korea and expand the literature on war and the environment. John Lee's article, “Postwar Pines: The Military and the Expansion...
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 7–18.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., and social reality, especially under the Republican and Communist governments. One cannot simply ignore that. The very fact that the five authors in this forum all deal with “Xinjiang” as a research topic testifies to the staying power of Xinjiang as a meaningful spatial conceptualization. Justin Jacobs...
Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Albert L. Park Abstract This essay supplies brief historical context on the Candlelight Protest movement in South Korea (2016–17) and provides the thematic and theoretical framing for the forum “The South Korean Candlelight Protest Movement and Its Discontents.” It lays the groundwork...
Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Erez Manela Abstract Perhaps the first thing to note about a forum on the subject of 1919 in Asia is how awkwardly the spatial frame of “Asia” maps onto the international history of that moment. To be sure, the postwar international conjuncture, which I have elsewhere called the “Wilsonian Moment...
Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Michelle Williams Abstract This commentary provides a critical discussion of the three essays in this forum and reflects on the similarities and differences between the crises of democracy under globalized neoliberal capitalism in South Korea and South Africa. Copyright © The Association...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1033–1044.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Sonia Ryang Abstract Based on the articles in this “Global Asias” forum, this essay proposes that in order to build a meaningful bridge between Asian studies and Asian American studies, we must first face what needs to be critically overcome in Asian studies itself: persistent white male domination...
Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 731–759.
Published: 01 August 2001
... wider geoeconomic significance in that it constitutes the last interregional Triadic arrangement to fall into place, the others being the Asia–Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) forum (augmenting the transpacific axis) and the New Transatlantic Agenda (transatlantic axis). Copyright ©...
Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 859–868.
Published: 01 November 2019
...R. Bin Wong Abstract Commenting on Christopher Bayly's Remaking the Modern World, 1900–2015 is a bittersweet exercise. My assignment for this forum is to consider Remaking the Modern World, 1900–2015 from the vantage point of China studies. I will do so by framing my remarks with respect to some...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 415–422.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Ronald J. Herring Abstract James C. Scott’s prodigious work has influenced numerous fields of inquiry, often profoundly, as documented in this forum. This essay suggests how an extension of Scott's theoretical apparatus might provide fresh understanding of stalemated contentious politics of great...
Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 801–811.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Ronojoy Sen Abstract In early 2013, India's then comptroller and auditor general (CAG), Vinod Rai, while delivering a speech at Harvard University's Kennedy School, wondered whether his office should be confined to being “mere accountants.” That this question could be raised in a public forum...
Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 919–927.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to Asian Studies was a primer in the history of China-related gender studies (Furth 2012). Then, as Rachel Leow discusses in her paper in this forum, outgoing AAS President Gail Hershatter followed up with an inspirational critique (reprinted in this issue) of the current state of gender and sexuality...
Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (4): 1049–1053.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of China's ruling Communist Party. At the Philippine-Chinese trade forum that same day, October 20, 2016, Duterte opened his speech by asking, “What is really wrong with an American character?” Americans are, he continued, “loud, sometimes rowdy, and they have this volume of their voice … not adjusted...
Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 401–407.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., the project sought to bring together a diversity of perspectives on Asian experiences of and vulnerability to disasters. We sought to collect an unlikely group of scholars whose work is not typically discussed in a single forum. They included natural and physical scientists, anthropologists, geographers...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 August 2020
... departures. Many developments reflect remarkable gains in human capacity to cope with disasters—a point highlighted by comparisons to the 1919 flu and other historical events pandemics made by the authors in this forum. Those gains are particularly evident in Asia, though they look more precarious in South...
Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (2): 357–365.
Published: 01 February 1969
...Karl A. Wittfogel Abstract Periodic gatherings of Orientalists are fully meaningful only when they serve as forums for the discussion of important developments in the major fields of their professional concern: Oriental languages, literature and ideas, history and institutions. Having worked...
Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 206–217.
Published: 01 May 2023
... the possibilities of what Chinese literature can mean—also in and for the English language. Responses to the essay will be considered for publication in a future forum. 2. For a translation of the chapter, see Shih ( 2015 ): 329–39. 3. For a succinct account, see Wilkinson ( 2015 ): 945–54. 4...