HYI Alumni News: Spring 2024

Alumni News

Congratulations to our alumni on their recent honors, promotions, and publications!

Huck-ju Kwon (Visiting Scholar, 2013-14) was recently elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Science in the United Kingdom.

Theara Thun (NUS-HYI Joint Doctoral Scholar, 2012-16) is author of Epistemology of the Past: Texts, History, and Intellectuals Of Cambodia, 1855–1970 (University of Hawaii Press, 2024). He is also author of the articles “Post-conflict higher education and transnational politics at a crossroads: a new Vietnamese language studies program faces protests in Cambodia” in Studies in Higher Education and co-author (with Duong Keob) of “Ethnocentrism of Victimhood: Tracing the Discourses of Khmer Ethnicity in Precolonial and Colonial Cambodia” in Asian Studies Review.

Jie Wu (HYI Chinese Politics Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) is author of “Patient Group Advocacy in China: Local Activism and Translocal Networks” in The China Journal.

Dadui Yao (Visiting Fellow, 2011-12) is author of “The Images of Jesus and the Virgin Mary in the Early Qing Collection of Taoist Immortal Stories” in a special issue of Religions on “Texts, Interpretations, and Reception Histories in Chinese Christianity.”

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