Asia

Asia Unit

Coordinator: Dr. Helena Grinshpun 

The Asia Unit scholars' research fields include modern history, anthropology, linguistics, political, intellectual and socioeconomic trends in Central, East and Southeast Asia. Seminars and events of late have covered broad-ranging topics, from an overview of the struggle over energy resources among China, the United States and India, to the contemporary remembrance of the Nanjing Massacre, the ethno-national conflict and international crisis in Abkhazia, a Methodological Seminar of Young Japan Scholars, as well as a special colloquium on selected issues in the study of modern Southeast Asia.                                         

Asia Unit Researchers