New article out by Alessandro Rippa: “Centralising Peripheries: The Belt and Road Initiative and Its Role in the Development of the Chinese Borderlands.”
Building Highland Asia – a planned special issue by Alessandro Rippa, Galen Murton, and Matthäus Rest.
Talk by Tobias Marschall – Ways of the Afghan Pamir: Tracking Change on the Silk Roads.
New blog post by Martin Saxer at theotherimage.com – Insurance Terror: Juggling Worlds in Jackson Heights.
Follow-up Workshop on socialist new villages in China, organized by Alessandro Rippa and Martin Saxer, 9-10 May 2017.
"Pathways, Borders, and the Labour of Distribution" – Talk at MPI Halle by Martin Saxer, 20 June 2017.
Recordings of the Symposium Connecting Materialities / Material Connectivities now online.
Remoteness and Connectivity: Highland Asia in the World is a five-year research project (2015-2020) funded by the European Research Council. We are a core team of four researchers based at LMU Munich. Our aim is to get a better understanding of the role and position of seemingly remote places in our contemporary world. → Read more
Remoteness and Connectivity: Highland Asia in the World is a five-year research project (2015-2020) funded by the European Research Council.→ Read more
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