3rd CGA/GPS Young Scholars Symposium on “Asia and the World”

地点: Room 1502-04, 1555 Century Avenue, NYU Shanghai & Zoom
Date : April 16-17, 2021

– Overview

The Young Scholars Symposium on “Asia and the World” brings together doctoral and postdoctoral fellows as well as recent alumni from NYUSH to share their work on Global Asia, broadly constructed. The Symposium is designed so that early career scholars can explore the pan-Asian and global connections in their work. 

– Keynote Address

Title: 从上海到鹿特丹:印度洋港口城市的全球化物流挑战

讲者: Engseng Ho | Professor of Anthropology and Professor of History, Duke University. Muhammad Alagil Distinguished Visiting Professor of Arabia Asia Studies, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

Date & Time: Saturday, April 17, 2021  | 9:00-10:30 AM Shanghai

地点: Room 1502-04, NYU Shanghai & Zoom Webinar 

Abstract

在本次主题演讲中,何永生教授解释了港口城市如何在印度洋区域的竞争中占据了主动优势,并成为全球化的标志。这些城市位于中国和欧洲之间,在五百年间彼此争夺世界贸易的流量。近几十年来,其中的佼佼者例如新加坡和迪拜已成功将自己打造为海空联运物流与新的全球供应链网络的枢纽。其他类似的城市还有吉达、亚丁、摩卡、吉布提、苏拉特、卡利卡特、孟买、马六甲、亚齐、廖内,几个世纪以来它们一直作为海港要道,其中一些正将自己重新定位为当今和未来的竞争者。这些城市始终保持着警醒,不轻易把繁荣或衰落视为理所当然。不论是长期稳定的常量或是最新的转型,究竟是怎样的动力因素在塑造并且不断改变这些港口城市呢?

Speaker Info

Engseng Ho is the Muhammad Alagil Distinguished Visiting Professor of Arabia Asia Studies at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. At Duke University in the USA, he is Professor of Anthropology and Professor of History. He is a leading scholar of transnational anthropology, history and Muslim societies, Arab diasporas, and the Indian Ocean. His research expertise is in Arabia, coastal South Asia and maritime Southeast Asia, and he maintains active collaborations with scholars in these regions. He is co-editor of the Asian Connections book series at Cambridge University Press, and serves on the editorial boards of journals such as American Anthropologist, Comparative Studies in Society and History, History and Anthropology. He has previously held positions as Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University; Senior Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Director, Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore; International Economist, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation/Monetary Authority of Singapore; Country and Profile Writer, the Economist Group. He was educated at the Penang Free School, Stanford University, and the University of Chicago.

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