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Sigur Center Summer 2013 Research Fellows Roundtable

Sponsored by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Room 505

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Each year the Sigur Center awards students with grants to conduct field research in Asia over the summer. Join the Summer 2013 Student Research Fellows as they share their findings and impressions.

Last year’s Research Fellows include:

Saher Assad (PhD – Economics)
“The Impact of Cell Phones and Infrastructure Access on Crop Choice and Post-harvest Loss for Rural Pakistani Households”

Jamison Liang (MA - Anthropology)
“Queering Indonesia: Negotiating LGBT Rights and Development - Indonesia"

Seok Joon Kim (PhD - Political Science)
“Why Would Emerging Middle Powers Want to Join the International Aid Regime? Evidence from South Korea's 2008 Foreign Aid Policy Decision”

Inwook Kim (MA - Anthropology)
“By Accident, Not Design: Explaining China's Oil Supplier Diversification Trend Since 1993”

Charles Kraus (PhD - History)
“Chinese Archival Sources on Xinjiang's History since 1949”

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