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Aysima Mirsultan

Aysima Mirsultan is a librarian in the East Asia Department of the Berlin State Library. Her research explores family law among the Uyghurs and linguistic

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Eric Schluessel

Eric Schluessel is an assistant professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University and a specialist in the social history of the

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Eset Sulaiman

Eset Sulaiman is an independent scholar of Uyghur literature, folk culture, and the modern history of East Turkistan (Ch. Xinjiang) based in Washington, DC.

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Sarah Turner

Sarah Turner is Professor of Geography at McGill University. She is a development geographer specializing in ethnic minority livelihoods, agrarian change, and everyday resistance in

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Annuska Derks

Annuska Derks is an associate professor and departmental co-director at the University of Zurich. She is a social anthropologist interested in social transformation processes in

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Jean-François Rousseau

Jean-François Rousseau is an associate professor at the University of Ottawa. He is a development geographer with research focusing on the relationships between agrarian change,

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Fabio Gygi

Fabio Gygi lectures in anthropology with reference to Japan at SOAS, University of London. He is interested in the intersection of material culture and medical

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Gitte Marianne Hansen

Gitte Marianne Hansen is Senior Lecturer in Japanese studies at Newcastle University. Besides leading a project on the gendering of Murakami Haruki, more generally her

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Yves Goudineau

Professor Yves Goudineau is a former director of the École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO) where he now holds the chair of ‘Comparative anthropology of Southeast Asia’.

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