GEAS associate member and former POINT postdoc Anna Belogurova has published a monograph on the Comintern and Chinese Networks in Southeast Asia, 1890–1957. In this innovative reading, the development of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP) is explored in the context of an emerging nationalism in Southeast Asia, the interplay of overseas Chinese networks and the Comintern.
Special issue: Fieldwork in Japan: New Trends and Challenges
GEAS faculty member Cornelia Reiher has published a special issue on „Fieldwork in Japan: New Trends and Challenges“ in ASIEN: The German Journal on Contemporary Asia (No. 149). The issue includes contributions by current and former GEAS members Julia Gerster, Chaline Timmerarens and Cornelia Reiher.
New Publication: Temporal Identities and Security Policy in Postwar Japan
Through a discourse analysis of Japanese parliamentary debates, GEAS graduate and alumni Ulv Hanssen explores how different understandings of Japan’s history have led to sharply divergent security policies in the postwar period, whilst providing an explanation for the much-debated security policy changes under Abe Shinzō.