The Network for Asian Studies' Open Summer Meeting
Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, award winning author Ivo de Figueiredo introduces us to his recent book "En fremmed ved mitt bord", a book that took him on a journey back to his ancestral village Saligao, in erstwhile Portuguese India. Lisa Björkman (Univ. of Louisville) will give a talk on "Pipe Politics, Contested Waters" based on her monograph on Mumbai. We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.
Programme for the summer meeting:
- The award for best MA-thesis on an Asian topic for 2016/ 2017
- Lisa Björkman on "Pipe Politics"
- Ivo de Figueiredo in conversation with Kathinka Frøystad (UiO) and Kenneth Bo Nielsen (Asianettverket) on "En fremmed ved mitt bord"
- Cava, refreshments and general mingling