Co-organiser

Yuqian Cai

Yuqian Cai

Co-organiser

Yuqian Cai is a PhD candidate in Public Policy and Global Affairs at the School of Social Sciences and a writing instructor at the Nanyang Centre for Public Administration, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He obtained an MA in East Asian Studies from Yale University and a MALS degree in Creative Writing from Dartmouth College, and he worked at the University of Hong Kong and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. His current interests straddle the boundaries of international relations, political economy, intellectual history, and narrative research, with a focus on China’s vision and role in global governance, and more generally the Global South (especially South and Southeast Asia) in the emerging multiplex world order.

Yi Ning Chang

Yi Ning Chang (曾宇寧)

Co-organiser

Yi Ning Chang is a PhD student in political theory at the Department of Government at Harvard University and a Graduate Student Associate at the Center for History and Economics. Her research focuses on political thought and postcolonialism in mid-twentieth-century Southeast Asia, focusing specifically on the decline of the anticolonial and anti-imperial moment in the postcolonial project. She also has broader interests in international law and politics, especially where they intersect with anticolonial political thought. 

hansongli

Hansong Li (李漢松)

Co-organiser

Hansong Li is a political theorist and historian of political, economic, and legal thought at the Department of Government, the Joint Centre for History and Economics, the Minda de Gunzburg Centre for European Studies, and the Mittal Institute for South Asia at Harvard University. His previous works range from legal philosophy, maritime political theory, and Tangutology, to geopolitics and political economy. His current research explores the languages and practices of interstate justice in South Asia, in connection and comparison to East Asian and European traditions.