De-Centring Science Diplomacy: Cases from Asia Mini-Workshops

Mini-Workshop 1 (22 January 2021)

Presenters:

Jaehwan Hyun, ‘“A National Park in the Demilitarized Zone”: Victory over Communism Diplomacy and Nature Conservation in Cold War South Korea, 1961-1973’

Yue Liang, ‘Technology Diplomacy in Early Communist China: Visiting the Jingjiang Flood Diversion Project in 1952’

Shawn Liu, ‘Diplomacy and Meteorology: China, Japan, and the Dispute over the Qingdao Observatory, 1918-1931’

Commentators:

Michitake Aso, Gordon Barrett,  John DiMoia, Aya Homei, Kenji Ito, Reiko Kanazawa, Yi-Tang Lin, Doubravka Olšáková, Sam Robinson, Simone Turchetti, Zuoyue Wang 

Mini-Workshop 2 (12 March 2021)

Presenters:

Aashique Ahmed Iqbal, ‘Staging Science as Spectacle: Aviation in an Indian State, 1931-1949’

Kenji Ito, ‘Transnational Scientific Advising: Occupied Japan, the United States National Academy of Sciences, and the Establishment of the Science Council of Japan’

Commentators:

Matthew Adamson, Michitake Aso, Gordon Barrett, John DiMoia, Arunabh Ghosh, Aya Homei, Jaehwan Hyun, Lif Lund Jacobsen, Reiko Kanazawa, Roberto Lalli, Yue Liang, Yi-Tang Lin, Doubravka Olšáková, Samuel Robinson, Waqar Zaidi

Mini-Workshop 3 (16 April 2021)

Presenters:

Michitake Aso, ‘Medical Diplomacy between the Second and the Third Worlds: North Vietnam, East Germany, and Tuberculosis’

John P. DiMoia, ‘Reshaping Energy Priorities and Pursuing International Construction Procurements: South Korea and Iran’

Reiko Kanazawa, ‘Addiction Consultants and Pharmacology Experts: WHO and International Drug-Health Diplomacy in Thailand and India, 1961–1980’

Commentators:

Gordon Barrett, Aya Homei, Jaehwan Hyun, Lif Lund Jacobsen, Yi-Tang Lin, Doubravka Olšáková, Samuel Robinson, Simone Turchetti

Mini-Workshop 4 (17 May 2021)

Closing Discussion Participants:

Gordon Barrett, John DiMoia, Claire Edington, Aya Homei, Aashique Ahmed Iqbal, Kenji Ito, Reiko Kanazawa, Shawn Liu, Kate Sullivan de Estrada, Zuoyue Wang

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