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“Road and Belt: Networking Among Modern China, Inner and Southeast Asia”

November 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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“Road and Belt: Networking Among Modern China, Inner and Southeast Asia”

Xing Hang, Brandeis University
Gray Tuttle, Columbia University
Yasmin Cho, Columbia University
Lien-Wei Kung, Columbia University
Yanjie Huang, Columbia University
Eric Tagliacozzo, Cornell University
Cheng-Heng Lu, Emory University
Ron Sela, Indiana University
Wei-Chieh Tsai, Indiana University
Siyen Fei, University of Pennsylvania
David Brophy, University of Sydney
Boyi Chen, Washington University in St. Louis

November 11, 2016
1:30 PM – 6:30 PM
November 12, 2016
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Kent Hall, Room 403
No registration required.

Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Road and Belt:
Networking among Modern China, Inner and Southeast Asia

November 11(Friday)

13:30-13:50 Reception

13:50-14:10 Introduction of the Workshop
Gray Tuttle (Columbia University)

14:10-14:40 Eric Tagliacozzo
(Cornell University) Neither Belt Nor Road: Sino-Southeast Asia’s Historical “Adolescence,” c. 600-1600 CE

14:40-15:10 Boyi Chen (Washington University in St. Louis)
The Interdependence of South Fujianese and Their Hosts: State Agendas versus Diasporic Agencies in pre-Modern Hội An, Batavia, and Manila

14:50-15:10 Q&A

15:10-15:40 Tea break

15:40-16:10 Si-yen Fei (University of Pennsylvania)
Captivity, Migration, and Regime Building: Stories of Duzhang and Bozhou in Ming China

16:10-16:40 Wei-chieh Tsai (Indiana University Bloomington)
Dilemma of Segregation: Mongolization of Han Chinese Settlers on the Qing Mongolian Border, 1700-1911

16:40-17:00 Q&A

17:00-17:30 Xing Hang (Brandeis University)
Confucian Paradise in the Distant Seas: The Hà Tiên Port Polity in the Eighteenth-Century Chinese World Order

17:30-18:00 Cheng-Heng Lu (Emory University)
Qing’s Man Friday: A Family History of the Huang Clan during the Qing Period

18:00-18:20 Q&A
Dinner for invited speakers

November 12(Saturday)

9:00-9:30 Reception

9:30-10:00 Yanjie Huang (Columbia University)
Coming Apart: Contemporary Chinese Nationalism and Greater China

10:00-10:30 Ling-Wei Kung (Columbia University)
Eurasian Networking: Intelligence Collection of Central Asia and Russia between the Qing Dynasty, Tibet and Ladakhi Kingdom

10:30-11:00 Ron Sela (Indiana University Bloomington)
China and Central Asia, Past and Present

11:00-11:30 David Brophy (University of Sydney)
Modernist Islam between Cairo, Kashgar and Istanbul: Saʿid Muḥammad al-ʿAsali and the Muslims of Xinjiang

11:30-11:50 Q&A

11:50-12:30 Round-table discussion


November 12, 2016
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Kent Hall, Room 403
Columbia University - Kent Hall, Room 403
New York, NY 10027 United States
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