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The Newsletter 86 Summer 2020

The Newsletter is published by IIAS 3 times a year, and distributed for free in both electronic and paper formats. Order your hardcopy through

This issue of the Newsletter presents a number of research essays, reviews of Asian studies publications, news about IIAS projects and programmes, a featured art exhibition, and pages edited by our regional partners. The articles in this issue's 'the Focus' were guest edited by Aysun Makibayashi, and resulted from presentations during ICAS 11 (Leiden in 2019) on environmental issues, social activism and policy challenges.