“Other Diplomacies”: Principal Researchers

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Susan J. Henders, DPhil (Associate Professor, Political Science & Faculty Associate, York Centre for Asian Research, York University) henders@yorku.ca

Henders 2014Henders studies non-state actors in global politics; international human and minority rights; and territorial politics and decentralization in regionalized and multi-national/ethnic states, currently focusing on Hong Kong. Besides works on “other diplomacies”, she has published Human Rights and the Arts: Perspectives on Global Asia (2014; co-editor Lily Cho); Territoriality, Asymmetry, and Autonomy: Catalonia, Corsica, Hong Kong and Tibet (2010); and Democratization and Identity: Regimes and Ethnicity in East and Southeast Asia (2004; 2006; editor) and numerous articles and book chapters. Henders has been a visiting scholar at the University of Leuven, Belgium, and the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong.

Mary M. Young, PhD (Adjunct Faculty, Department of Geography & Research Associate, York Centre for Asian Research, York University) marouyou@yorku.ca

YoungYoung researches global agro-food systems, political economy and political ecology, food security and development issues. Young’s forthcoming book, co-authored with Peter Vandergeest and Steffanie Scott, has the working title Alternative Agriculture in Southeast Asia: Another Green Revolution? Besides works on “Other Diplomacies”, Young has published such book chapters and articles on Eastern Asia as “Reading Peasants’ Rights to Livelihood in Umar Kayam’s ‘Sri Sumarah’ and ‘Bawuk’” in Human Rights and the Arts: Perspectives on Global Asia (2014) and “Revisiting the Impact of Economic Crisis on Indonesian Agro-Food Production” in Development in Practice (2011).