Justin Tse discusses the trans-Pacific lives of Cantonese Protestants, his approach to the study of Asian American history and religion, and the 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella Movement.
Kathleen Gutierrez discusses the politics of nomenclature and binomial naming systems for plants in the Philippines during the early twentieth century.
Professor Tom Mullaney discusses how thinking about technology changes how we understand Asian and global history. Learn about grand narratives in the history of science, the importance of studying low-impact inventions, and how systems of knowledge, practice and politics are embodied in everyday technologies.
Gender: Birth Control in China –
Join us, as Sarah Mellors discusses birth control in China during the early Communist era. Learn how Chinese families thought about and practiced birth control before the One-Child Policy.
Introductions: The Promise and Limitations of Transnational Intellectual History –
Professor Viren Murthy discusses intellectual history, capitalism, and both the possibilities and limitations of transnational history.
Introductions: A Transnational Approach to Chinese History & Diaspora Studies –
From her perspective on diaspora studies, Shelly Chan answers our question, “What is transnational history?”
Introductions: TransAsia and the World Podcast –
Editors Sam Timinsky, Joy Block, Evan Wells, and Galen Poor discuss the transnational approach to Asian and world history.