Jongsik Christian Yi, a professor within the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences at POSTECH, lately gained the F. Hilary Conroy Prize on the Affiliation for Asian Research (AAS) in america.Professor Yi obtained the award for his presentation titled, “Animal Eugenics for Maoism: Tensions between the State and Communes over Animal Breeding Abilities in Socialist China,” for the panel, “Labor and Information Manufacturing in Fashionable Northeast Asia,” which he delivered on the AAS convention held in Boston from March 16 to 19, 2023.Professor Yi obtained his bachelor’s and grasp’s levels from Korea College and accomplished his Ph.D. at Harvard College. He has been instructing programs on the historical past of science, Korean historical past, and East Asian research at POSTECH’s Division of Humanities and Social Sciences since August of final yr.The F. Hilary Conroy Award is introduced yearly to essentially the most excellent panel presenters on the AAS convention. It was established in honor of Professor F. Hilary Conroy of College of Pennsylvania, for making important contributions to the event of East Asian research.The AAS was established in 1941 and now the world’s largest Asian research group, with roughly 3,000 researchers learning Humanities, Social Sciences, and Economics in East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Internal Asia.


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