MAI 2017 Focus Themes and Regional Coordinators

FOCUS THEMES & REGIONAL COORDINATORS (**Inaugural Seminar on 31 March**)

MAI establishes four focus themes to promote inter-disciplinary and trans-Asian research collaboration and dialogue. Coordinators of focus themes will organize trans-Asia seminar series. MAI will also invite international scholars who are working on the below themes to give a talk at trans-Asia seminar series.

  1. Migration, Diaspora and Belonging (Coordinated by GIl Soo Han and Mridula Chakraborty)
  2. Diversity, Mobility and Inclusion (coordinated by Julian Millie & Koichi Iwabuchi)
  3. Media, Culture and Performance (coordinated by Ariel Heyanto & Olivia Khoo)
  4. Cultural Citizenship and Public Pedagogy (coordinated by Koichi Iwabuchi & Philip Chan)

 

MAI also appoint regional coordinators who are responsible for facilitating cross-regional exchange and responding to inquiries about the research of the region:

East Asia: Gil Soo Han and Gloria Davies/Jonathan Benney

Southeast Asia: Ariel Heryanto and Julian Millie

South Asia: Mridula Chakraborty and Chandani Lokuge