The Rise and Fall of Vietnamese Reform Communism, 1956-1960

By Peter B. Zinoman   Peter B. Zinoman is a Southeast Asian historian at the University of California, Berkeley, and mainly focuses on the history of Vietnam and uses Asian countries such as Thailand, Indonesia, and Japan as cross-references. Recently, he has paid special attention to the history of colonial history, nationalism, communism, war, violence, […]

Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Summer School “Gandhism and Maoism”. By Ashish Rajadhyaksha

  Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Summer School “Gandhism and Maoism” – 1. By Ashish Rajadhyaksha on July 4th Ashish Rajadhyaksha is the Director and Senior Fellow at Centre for the Study of Culture & Society, Bangalore. He was involved in the curation of various international film festivals and has published multiple books and produce extensive […]

Leveling the City: The Crisis of Late Liberal Society and the Remaking of Shanghai’s Urban Space, 1927–1958. By Jake Warner

  Leveling the City: The Crisis of Late Liberal Society and the Remaking of Shanghai’s Urban Space, 1927–1958 Speaker: Jake Werner Date: April 22, 2015 In the last ten to fifteen years the research on urbanity has been very descriptive, especially in the US. Therefore Jake Werner tries to incorporate social theory in his research. He […]

阿根廷接管工廠運動的歷史與前景 The History and Prospect of Workers’ Self-Management Movement in Argentina. By 萬毓澤  Wan Yu-Ze

阿根廷接管工廠運動的歷史與前景 The History and Prospect of Workers’ Self -Management Movement in Argentina Speaker: 萬毓澤  Wan Yu-Ze Date: 2015/04/29 After Argentina’s serious economic crisis in 2001-03, a large number of factories were taken over, and they borrowed a slogan from the Brazilian landless peasant movement, which is: “occupation, resistance, production!” (ocupar, resistir, producir!). Under the taking over and […]

爭奪公共空間 – 社會性藝術的政治實踐 藝術介入與社會批判: 亞際知識對話 Artistic Intervention and Social Critique: A Dialogue in the Inter-Asian Context. By Hong-Bin Zheng

爭奪公共空間-社會性藝術的政治實踐 藝術介入與社會批判:亞際知識對話 Artistic Intervention and Social Critique: A Dialogue in the Inter-Asian Context Speaker: Zheng Hong-Bin Date: 8th December 2017 What do you think about arts? Are they aesthetic practices? Perhaps, it may be as social movement or political practices. Any junction between aesthetic practices and political practices? Artisans, as the producer of sensible and […]

Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Summer School- Gandhi and Maoism. By Chih-Ming Wang

Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Summer School – Gandhi and Maoism Speaker: Chih-Ming Wang Date: 4th July (Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Summer School) Chih-Ming Wang addresses two main problematics in his presentation. The first one is the problematic of modernity, and he tries to find the question to how can India experience modernity, especially in its […]

完全關於空間! 藝術介入與社會批判: 亞際知識對話 Artistic Intervention and Social Critique: A Dialogue in the Inter-Asian Context. By Kim Jun & Le Thuan Uyen

藝術介入與社會批判: 亞際知識對話 Artistic Intervention and Social Critique: A Dialogue in the Inter-Asian Context Speaker: Kim Jun from Gim Jungi Speaker: Le Thuan Uyen This is a session of the workshop on “Artistic Intervention and Social Critique: A Dialogue in the Inter-Asia Context” held by the International Institute for Cultural Studies, National Chiao Tung University in […]