Annual CAH/SAHSA Luncheon

Each year, the Committee on Asian History and SAHSA jointly host a luncheon at the AHA, traditionally on the Friday of the conference at 12:30 p.m. Each year, a speaker offers a state of the field lecture over lunch, alternating between East Asian and South Asian historians. Registration for the luncheon occurs at the AHA website in conjunction with conference registration online or in person at the door.

2020New York, NYJulia Adeney Thomas, Kenneth Pomeranz,
and Prasannan Parthasarathi, “Practicing
Hope in the Anthropocene”
2019Chicago, ILVinayak Chaturvedi, “The Future of History
in the Age of Archival Crisis: Reflections from
South Asia”
2018Washington, DCRebecca Karl, “The Magic of Concepts:
Thinking History and China in the World”
2017Denver, COIndrani Chatterjee, “Networks before Nations”
2016Atlanta, GADouglas Howland, “International Law
and Globalization in 19th Century Asia”
2015New York, NYDilip Menon, “Writing Indian History
after Subaltern Studies”