“Urban Futures in Asia: Aspiration, Speculation, Contention”

Date: 

Monday, August 24, 2015 (All day) to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 (All day)

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

Sponsors: 
Korea Institute, Harvard University
Asia Center, Harvard University
Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
Harvard-Yenching Institute
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (MPI-MMG)

Participants:

Chair: 
Nicholas Harkness (Harvard University)

http://scholar.harvard.edu/harkness

Welcoming remarks
Carter Eckert (Acting Director, Korea Institute, Harvard University)
http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/koreainst/people/executive-committee/carter-j-eckert

Arthur Kleinman (Director, Asia Center, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University)
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~anthro/social_faculty_pages/social_pages_kleinman.html

Ajantha Subramanian (Department of Anthropology, Harvard University)
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~anthro/subramanian/

Keynote Lecture
Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)
http://www.mmg.mpg.de/departments/religious-diversity/scientific-staff/prof-dr-peter-van-der-veer/

Commentators/Discussants
Kenneth Dean (National University of Singapore) 
http://www.ari.nus.edu.sg/people_details.asp?peopleid=503

Judith Farquhar (University of Chicago)
http://anthropology.uchicago.edu/people/faculty_member/judith_b._farquhar

Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University)
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~anthro/social_faculty_pages/social_pages_herzfeld.html

Laurel Kendall (Columbia University/American Museum of Natural History)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/weai/faculty/kendall.html

Li Zhang (University of California Davis)
http://anthropology.ucdavis.edu/people/lizhang


Research Papers
Jonathan Bach (The New School for Social Research)
http://www.newschool.edu/nssr/faculty_anthro.aspx?id=16340

Patrick Eisenlohr (University of Göttingen)
https://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/356233.html

Florence Galmiche
 (Paris Diderot University)

http://www.univ-paris-diderot.fr/DocumentsFCK/ufrlcao/File/Site-Page-EC_FGalmiche.pdf

Daniel Goh (National University of Singapore)
http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/socgohd/stf_socgohd.htm

Ju Hui Judy Han (University of Toronto)
http://geography.utoronto.ca/profiles/judy-han/

Erik Harms (Yale University)
http://www.yale.edu/anthro/anthropology/Erik_Harms.html

Angie Heo (Max Planck Institute)
http://www.mmg.mpg.de/departments/religious-diversity/scientific-staff/dr-angie-heo/

Matthew Hull (University of Michigan)
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~hullm/ 

Jin-Heon Jung (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)
http://www.mmg.mpg.de/departments/religious-diversity/scientific-staff/dr-jin-heon-jung/

Hyun Mee Kim (Yonsei University)
http://web.yonsei.ac.kr/hmkim2/%EA%B5%90%EC%88%98%ED%94%84%EB%A1%9C%ED%95%84.htm
http://web.yonsei.ac.kr/anthro/%EC%A0%84%EC%9E%84%EA%B5%90%EC%88%98.htm

Yukiko Koga (City University of New York, Hunter College)
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/anthropology/faculty-staff/full-time-faculty/koga-yukiko

Doreen Lee (Northeastern University)
http://www.northeastern.edu/socant/faculty-and-staff/doreen-lee

AbdouMaliq Simone (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)
http://www.abdoumaliqsimone.com/Publications.html

Doyoung Song  (Hanyang University)
http://www.hanyang.ac.kr/code_html/Y3YDHE/introEng/faculty/

Allison Truitt (Tulane University)
http://anthropology.tulane.edu/fac.cfm
http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/TRUDRE.html

For a detailed information and schedule: http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/urbanfuturesinasia/home