WORKSHOP ANN: Ocean, Island, Shore: Placing the Global Pacific in the Age of Climate Change (8 May 2018), Harvard University

Stefan Huebner's picture

Dear Colleagues,

 

I would like to draw your attention to our SPRING WORKSHOP at Harvard University titled “Ocean, Island, Shore: Placing the Global Pacific in the Age of Climate Change”.

 

DATE/TIME: 9am-5:30pm, Wednesday, May 8, 2019

 

VENUE: HUCE 429, 4th Floor, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 26 Oxford Street. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

For regular program updates, please check the following link:

https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/envihist/workshop-ocean-island-shore-placing-global-pacific-age-climate-change

 

9:00-9:05 Opening Remarks by the Organizers

 

Chair: Anthony Medrano (Ziff Environmental fellow, Harvard University Center for the Environment)

 

9:05-9:50 John Huth (Donner Professor of Science, Department of Physics, Harvard University)

TBA

Discussant: Christina Thompson (Editor, Harvard Review, Harvard University)

 

9:50-10:35 John Hayashi (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University)

Writing the History of Japanese Transoceanic Migration and Disease Prevention

Discussant: Warwick Anderson (Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Visiting Professor of Australian Studies, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University)

 

COFFEE BREAK

 

Chair: Sugata Bose (Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Department of History, Harvard University)

 

10:50-11:35 Jonas Ruegg (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

Mapping the Kuroshio Frontier: Japan’s Discovery of the Black Current

Discussant: Helen Rozwadowski (Associate Professor of History, Department of History, University of Connecticut)

 

11:35-12:20 Michaela Thompson (Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School)

Red Fish, Green Fish: A History of the Bristol Bay Sockeye Fishery

Discussant: Alexis Dudden (Professor, Department of History, University of Connecticut)

 

LUNCH BREAK

 

Chair: Stefan Huebner (SSRC Transregional Research visiting fellow, Harvard University Asia Center; Research Fellow, ARI, NUS)

 

1:10-1:55 Jason O. Chang (Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies, Department of History, University of Connecticut)

Regimes of Mobility in Asian Pacific and Indian Ocean Hydrarchies

Discussant: Anthony Medrano (Ziff Environmental fellow, Harvard University Center for the Environment)

 

1:55-2:40 Edward Melillo (Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies, Environmental Studies Department, Amherst College)

'Õiwi (Native) History of Kona Coffee in a Global Perspective

Discussant: Ian J. Miller (Professor of History, History Department, Harvard University)

 

COFFEE BREAK

 

Chair: Xiaofei Gao (Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University Asia Center)

 

3:00-3:45 Bathsheba Demuth (Assistant Professor of History and Environment and Society, History Department, Brown University)

Writing North Pacific History Through its Ecosystems: Russia, the United States, and Trophic Change

Discussant: Stefan Huebner (SSRC Transregional Research visiting fellow, Harvard University Asia Center; Research Fellow, ARI, NUS)

 

3:45-4:30 Wenjiao Cai (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

At the Littoral Edge: Tideland Reclamation and Borderland Development in Late Chosŏn Korea, 1600-1910

Discussant: Peter C. Perdue (Professor of History, Department of History, Yale University)

 

4:30-5:30 Roundtable   

Moderator: Xiaofei Gao (Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University Asia Center)

 

Optional dinner

 

This event is supported by:

Harvard University Center for the Environment

Harvard University Asia Center

Harvard University Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

 

In the case of questions, please contact the organizing committee:

 

Xiaofei Gao, Harvard University (xiaofei_gao[at]fas.harvard.edu)

Stefan Huebner (Hübner), Harvard University / NUS (arihust[at]nus.edu.sg / stefan_huebner[at]fas.harvard.edu)

Anthony Medrano, Harvard University (anthony_medrano[at]fas.harvard.edu)

Jonas Ruegg, Harvard University (jonasruegg[at]g.harvard.edu)

 

Best wishes,

Stefan