Yale organizers include:

  • Erik Harms (Associate Professor, Anthropology and Southeast Asian Studies)
  • Helen Siu (Professor, Anthropology and East Asian Studies)
  • Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan (Dinakar Singh Professor of India & South Asia Studies, Anthropology, and School of Forestry & Environmental Studies)
  • Faizah Zakaria (PhD Student, History)
  • Shawn Ta (PhD Student, East Asian Languages and Literature)


For more information on the conference presenters please click here.


The initiative on Contemplating the Rise of Asian Cities is sponsored by:

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