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East Asian Forestry and Empires –– A Conversation with Environmental Historians David Fedman and Ian M. Miller

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Fedman and Miller
David Fedman, Assistant Professor of History,University of California, Irvine
Ian M. Miller, Assistant Professor of History, St. John’s University
Moderator: Ling Zhang, Boston College


David Fedman is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Seeds of Control: Japan’s Empire of Forestry in Colonial Korea (University of Washington Press, 2020). His other publications include “The Ondol Problem and the Politics of Forest Conservation in Colonial Korea” (Journal of Korean Studies, Vol. 23, 2018), which was awarded the 2019 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize.

Ian M. Miller is Assistant Professor of History at St. John’s University in New York. He is the author of Fir and Empire: The Transformation of Forests in Early Modern China (University of Washington Press, 2020). His current research is on the role of lineage organizations in regulating village environments, provisionally titled Ancestral Shade: Kinship and Ecology in South China.

Part of the Environment in Asia Lecture Series

Presented Via Zoom Webinar
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October 23
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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