HYI Alumni News: Winter 2023

Alumni News

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

Xiaobai Chu (Visiting Scholar, 2022-23) is author of “The Catholic Paintings of Fu Jen University (1929-1949)” in Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, Volume 27, Number 1, Winter 2024.

Hui-lin Hsu (Visiting Scholar, 2017-18) is author of “When the Yellow River Floods: Water, Technology, and Nation-Building in Early Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature” (Hong Kong University Press, 2024).

Itagaki Ryuta (Visiting Scholar, 2009-10) is author of 北に渡った言語学者:金壽卿1918-2000 (Kim Soo-Gyong, a Korean Linguist Who Went North) and the recently published Korean-language translation, 북으로 간 언어학자 김수경.

Jiang Tong (Comparative Literature Training Program Visiting Scholar , 2008-09) is translator of 文学名著的翻译改写与调控 (Translation, Rewriting and the Manipulation of Literary Fame, by André Lefevere), published by Commercial Press, 2023.

Hyon-Sob Kim (Visiting Scholar, 2014-15) is the author of “Korean heat radiated: from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian houses to postwar mass-produced houses in America” in arq: Architectural Research Quarterly, Volume 27, Issue 2 (2023).

Jules Zhao Liu (Chinese Politics Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2016-17) is co-author (with Prynne Yan Liu) of “A new cultural sociological approach to social movements: cultural pragmatics, iconicity, and the transformation of the Hong Kong Palace Museum into a symbol of authoritarian power” in American Journal of Cultural Sociology, 2023.

Xiaolu Ma (HYI Comparative Litereature Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2008-09) is author of Transpatial Modernity: Chinese Cultural Encounters with Russia via Japan (1880–1930), Harvard University Press, 2024.

Hiroshi Ota (Visiting Scholar, 2023-24) is co-editor (with Ly Thi Tran and Tracy X.P. Zou) of East and Southeast Asian Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education: Policies, Practices and Prospects (Routledge, December 2023).

Park Young-hwan (Library Research Grant, 2023) is author of “闵泳珪同胡适的交游与哈佛燕京学社” (“The friendship between Min Young-gyu and Hu Shi, and the Harvard-Yenching Institute”) in 《禅文化研究》Studies of Seon Culture.

Trang Phan (Visiting Scholar, 2020-21) is co-editor (with Nigel Duffield) of a Special Issue on Vietnamese Linguistics in the Taiwan Journal of Linguistics, Volume 22.1 (2024). She is also co-author (with Tue Trinh and Vu Duc Nghieu) of the article “Negation and Polar Questions in Vietnamese: Present and Past” in the special issue.

Liang Qi (HYI Urban Studies Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2014-15) has been promoted to Associate Professor at Zhengzhou University, as of March 2024. He is currently a visiting scholar in the School of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh.

Lihong Song (Visiting Scholar, 2020-21) is author of “From enemy studies to area studies: reflections on Israel studies in China” in Journal of Israeli History.

The 16th All India Conference of China Studies (AICCS) was organized by the Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad (India) in cooperation with the Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi from 16-18 November 2023. Dr. Bhim Subba (Chinese Studies in India Visiting Fellow, 2016-17), Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Hyderabad, was the co-convenor of the conference. Prof. Elizabeth Perry, Director, HYI gave the inaugural keynote address of the conference on “Campaign Governance in the People’s Republic of China.” This annual conference had participants from more than 25 institutions in India studying China. It included an ICS-HYI panel discussion on Expanding the Horizons of China Research in India. Former and present awardees—Dr.Nishit Kumar, Dr. Bhim Subba, Ms. Tiasangla, and Ms. Saloni Sharma shared their individual experience—intellectual and academic—about the fellowship. The session was chaired by Prof. Alka Acharya, Director, Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi with special remarks by Prof. Elizabeth Perry, Director, Harvard Yenching Institute, and concluded by Dr. Li Ruohong, Associate Director, HYI.

Jae-Jung Suh (Visiting Scholar, 2022-23) is co-author (with Harumi Kobayashi) of “Food Security or Food Sovereignty? Agricultural Technology Reforms after the Famine in North Korea” in Pacific Affairs (Volume 96, No. 4, December 2023).

Shen Yang (Chinese Politics Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) is author of “Decoding Mixed Identities in Hong Kong: A Clustering Analysis of Multiple Identity Indicators” and co-author (with Alfred M. Wu) of “The Political Effects of Economic Inequality: Evidence from Hong Kong,” both in Social Indicators Research.

Rosa Yi (NUS-HYI Joint Doctoral Scholar, 2021-24) is co-author (with W. Nathan Green) of “Chinese infrastructure as spatial fix? A political ecology of development finance and irrigation in Cambodia” in Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography.

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