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Staff members with discipline Asian Studies

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

Overview of all disciplines

N.B. (Neha) Basnet, MA MSc
Contact
n.b.basnet rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
socio-cultural anthropology, India (esp. Odisha)
theory and history of anthropology; anthropology of religion; indigenous religions; in relation to the aforementioned areas mainly the following topics: values, cosmology, ritual, food, death, cultural and religious change, Indian tribal (Adivasi) cultures, anthropology of India
dr. P. (Peter) Berger
Contact
p.berger rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor of Indian Religions and the Anthropology of Religion
Field / Discipline
Asian philosophies, Indian philosophy, Chinese philosophy, comparative philosophy, Sanskrit
dr. L. (Lucas) den Boer
Contact
l.den.boer rug.nl
Function
Lecturer
Field / Discipline
dr. S. (Sunkung) Choi
Contact
s.choi rug.nl
+31 50 36 33848
Function
Assistant Professor
C. (Cong) Duan
Contact
c.duan rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
F. (Frank) Gaenssmantel, PhD
Contact
f.gaenssmantel rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
East Asian Studies, with a focus on modern day Mongolia
prof. dr. mr. T.H.F. (Tjalling) Halbertsma
Contact
t.h.f.halbertsma rug.nl
Function
Bijzonder hoogleraar
Public Administration, Ombudsman, and Disability Issues
D. (Diani) Indah Rachmitasari
Contact
d.indah.rachmitasari rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Non-western history, esp East Asia (Japan); history and historiography of colonialism, imperialism and globalisation; European political culture and political history ( 19th-21st century) with special attention to the role of the press.
prof. dr. J. (Janny) de Jong
Contact
janny.de.jong rug.nl
+31 50 36 36021
Function
Professor Europe-East Asia Relations, with a focus on Japan;Director of Studies Erasmus Mundus Master Euroculture: Society, Politics and Culture in a Global Context
Field / Discipline
China in the global context; intellectual history of modern China; conceptual history of "religion" in East Asia
dr. Y. (Ya-pei) Kuo
Contact
ya-pei.kuo rug.nl
Function
Universitair Docent
Field / Discipline
Theories of International Relations, Visual Studies, Political Geography/Critical Geopolitics, Theories of Discourse, East Asian Studies
dr. D.U. (David) Shim
Contact
david.shim rug.nl
+31 50 36 37896
Function
Senior Lecturer
Early Modern South Asia; Early Modern Global History; History of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in India and Asia; Indian Ocean Port Cities and Trading Communities; Social History of Knowledge; SondToll Registers Online
dr. A. (Anjana) Singh
Contact
anjana.singh rug.nl
+31 50 36 35914
Function
Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer)
Contemporary South and Southeast Asian history; history of North-South relations since the 19th century; internationalisms after 1945
prof. dr. C. (Clemens) Six
Contact
c.six rug.nl
Function
Associate Professor
Religion and Society in Modern China and Taiwan.

Three research areas:

1) Textual Studies (mostly reception history of Buddhist texts in Republican China)

2) Buddhism and Chinese Society (including themes like women and gender issues; education; media and technology; religious, ethnic and cultural diversity; politics; cross-strait relations)

3) Concepts and Methods for the Study of Chinese Religions
No picture available
Contact
s.travagnin rug.nl
Function
Rosalind Franklin Fellow and Assistant Professor of Religion in Asia (tenure track)
Field / Discipline
Law and Economics, Climate change Law (in particular Emissions Trading Design, Linking, Allocation and Competition), Competition law and Public Procurement in EU, China and Japan
prof. dr. S.E. (Stefan) Weishaar, LLM
Contact
s.e.weishaar rug.nl
Function
Professor of Law and Economics
Social, political and institutional analysis, land tenure, land use planning, land governance, agricultural policy, public participation, civic engagement, public-private-partnership, integrated rural-urban development and planning, China-Africa development cooperation, aid effectiveness, South-South development cooperation, China-EU cooperation in agriculture and environmental governance
dr. Y. (Yongjun) Zhao
Contact
yongjun.zhao rug.nl
Function
International Cooperation Adviser; Associate Professor in Integrated Rural-Urban Development and Governance
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