FASS professors have authored a number of intriguing books set for release in 2015. Read on to learn about some of them, and do attend our launch events for The Crisis of Gl0bal Modernity and Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Cities if you can.
The Crisis of Global Modernity: Asian Traditions and a Sustainable Future (Cambridge UP, January 2015) by Prasenjit Duara, Professor in the Department of History, is available here. A panel discussion and presentation will be held as a launch event at Seminar Rooms A and B at the Shaw Foundation Building on Friday, January 30th. More information can be found here.
Radicals: Resistance and Mobilization in Colonial Malaya by Syed Aljunied, Associate Professor in the Department of Malay Studies, will be published by Northern Illinois UP in June 2015.
Global Production Networks: Theorizing Economic Development in an Interconnected World by Neil Coe and Henry Yeung, Professors in the Department of Geography, will be published by Oxford UP in June 2015.
Neoliberal Health Organizing: Communication, Meaning, and Politics by Mohan Dutta, Professor and Head of the Department of Communications and New Media, will be published by Left Coast Press in April 2015.
Cold War Crucible: The Korean Conflict and the Postwar World by Masuda Hajimu, Assistant Professor in the Department of History, will be published by Harvard UP in February 2015.
The Bengal Diaspora: Muslim Migrants in Britain, India and Bangladesh by Annu Jalais, Assistant Professor in the South Asian Studies Programme, with Claire Alexander and Joya Chatterji, will be published by Routledge in March 2015.
Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Cities: Creating New Urban Landscapes in Asia by Lily Kong, Professor in the Department of Geography and Vice-Provost, with Chia-ho Ching and Tsu-Lung Chou, will be published by Edward Elgar in January 2015. A public lecture and launch will be held at the Pod, NLB on Wednesday, February 25th, from 4-6pm, in collaboration with the Singapore Research Nexus and the Centre for Liveable Cities. Details are available here.
Three Centuries of Conflict in East Timor by Douglas Kammen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Southeast Asian Studies, will be published by Rutgers UP in August 2015.
Sensorama: A Phenomenalist Analysis of Spacetime and Its Contents by Michael Pelczar, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Philosophy, will be published by Oxford UP in March 2015.
Quest for Political Power: Communist Subversion and Militancy in Singapore by Bilveer Singh, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, will be published by Marshall Cavendish in February 2015