Asianettverket er et norsk forskernettverk som har til oppgave å fremme studier og forskning og spre kunnskap om regionens moderne historie, samfunn, kultur, økonomi og miljø.
The Network for Asian Studies' Open Summer Meeting
7. juni 2017 15:15
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.
Queer Activism as Queer Governmentality: Regulating Lesbian Lives in Eastern India
21. juni 2017 15:15
In this talk, Srila Roy (University of the Witwatersrand) will draw on her long-term research into a queer feminist organisation in eastern India to show some of the manifestations and implications of queer governmentality in the disciplinary production and regulation of the conduct and lives of lesbian subjects.