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Indonesia for Sale

Indonesia for Sale: in-depth series on corruption, palm oil and rainforests launches, by Mongabay The investigative series Indonesia for Sale, launching this week, shines new light on the corruption behind Indonesia’s deforestation and land rights crisis. In-depth stories, to be released over the coming months, will expose the role of collusion between palm oil firms and politicians in subverting Indonesia’s democracy. They will be published in English and Indonesian. The series is the product of nine months’ reporting across the country, interviewing fixers, middlemen, … Continuer la lecture de Indonesia for Sale

The legendary lives of Thai Buddha statues

The legendary lives of Thai Buddha statues, lecture by Angela Chiu, 06/11/2017, British Museum In this talk, Angela Chiu, author of The Buddha in Lanna: Art, Lineage, Power and Place in Northern Thailand (2017), introduces the ancient Thai Buddha statues, some still enshrined today, whose miraculous origins and adventures promoted the growth of Buddhism in Southeast Asia. She considers what motivated the people of the past to create these statues, often at great expense and with significant effort, and reveals how each statue has … Continuer la lecture de The legendary lives of Thai Buddha statues

Ancestors & Rituals, EUROPALIA INDONESIA

Ancestors & Rituals, Europalia Indonesia, 11/10/2017 – 14/01/2018, BOZAR/Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles Commissaire: Daud Tanudirjo Conseillers: Pieter ter Keurs & Francine Brinkgreve Immense archipel de plus de 13 000 îles s’étalant sur pas  moins de 5 000 kilomètres d’est en ouest, l’Indonésie compte près de 255 millions d’habitants, 300 groupes ethniques et plus de 700 langues. Ces quelques chiffres donnent une idée de la diversité de ce pays et de la variété des cultures qui le composent. Un point commun relie cependant une  grande majorité de … Continuer la lecture de Ancestors & Rituals, EUROPALIA INDONESIA

Muslim NGOs and civil society in Indonesia

Podcast: Muslim NGOs and civil society in Indonesia Religion and NGOs Produced by R. Michael Feener While the service provision activities of some religious NGOs complement and enhance systems of low state capacity, in others they compete with state services and in still others service delivery by religious NGOs is associated with political parties and forms part of their electoral strategies. Across diverse engagements, then, religious NGOs depend on their ability to elude, enrol, and subvert the state institutions – while states themselves adjust to … Continuer la lecture de Muslim NGOs and civil society in Indonesia

Visiting Fellowships in Myanmar Studies, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

Visiting Fellowships in Myanmar Studies, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (formerly Institute of Southeast Asian Studies) invites applications for Visiting Fellowships in Myanmar Studies. MYANMAR STUDIES Preference will be given to candidates who have done or can work on projects associated with one or more of the following themes: Myanmar’s ongoing peace process, including its implications for implementation of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) and the development of political and administrative structures at the sub-national level. Myanmar’s external relations, including those with … Continuer la lecture de Visiting Fellowships in Myanmar Studies, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

EYE OF THE ARCHITECT: THE MADE WIJAYA PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE

Soft-launch of ISEAS Library database: Eye of the architect: the Made Wijaya photographic archive, 11/10/2017, ISEAS Regional social and cultural studies programme seminar Wednesday, 11 October 2017 – This seminar, in part a soft-launch of ISEAS Library database on Made Wijaya’s (alias Michael White) photographic archive, welcomed its four speakers: Dr Hélène Njoto, Visiting Fellow at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute; Mr Soedarmaji Damais, founder and head of Indonesian Arts Cooperation Body (BKKI); Mr Richard Hassell, co-founder of WOHA, and lastly, Professor Adrian Vickers from the … Continuer la lecture de EYE OF THE ARCHITECT: THE MADE WIJAYA PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE

Bonnie Brereton: finding democracy in Buddhist murals

Bonnie Brereton: finding democracy in Buddhist murals, interview by Peera Songkünnatham, 20/10/2017, The Isaan Record Old temple murals, known as hup taem in Lao, are going through a cultural renaissance in the Northeast, after decades of being neglected and demolished in favor of Bangkok-style murals. Dating back to the early twentieth century, murals on the walls of ordination halls, or sim, depict popular stories like the life of the Buddha, Vessantara Jataka, and religious imageries like heaven and hell. They also feature local landscapes … Continuer la lecture de Bonnie Brereton: finding democracy in Buddhist murals

U.S. Embassy Tracked Indonesia Mass Murder 1965

Newly Declassified U.S. Embassy Jakarta Files Detail Army Killings, U.S. support for Quashing Leftist Labor Movemen, Briefing Book # 607, edited by Brad Simpson, National Security Archive, The George Washington University Washington, D.C., October 17, 2017 – The U.S. government had detailed knowledge that the Indonesian Army was conducting a campaign of mass murder against the country’s Communist Party (PKI) starting in 1965, according to newly declassified documents posted today by the National Security Archive at The George Washington University.  The new materials further show … Continuer la lecture de U.S. Embassy Tracked Indonesia Mass Murder 1965

Journal of Contemporary Asia, vol. 47, n° 5, 2017

Journal of Contemporary Asia, vol. 47, n° 5, 2017 Malaysia and China in a Changing Region: Essays in Honour of Professor Lee Poh Ping Table of contents Articles New Perspectives on Malaysia and a Rising China: Essays Honouring Lee Poh Ping by Kevin Hewison and Siew Yean Tham From Patrimonialism to Profit: The Changing Flow of Funds from the Chinese in Malaysia to China by Kee Cheok Cheong, Poh Ping Lee and Kam Hing Lee Dynamics of Trade in Value-Added in “Factory Asia” by … Continuer la lecture de Journal of Contemporary Asia, vol. 47, n° 5, 2017

Inter-Asia cultural studies, vol. 18, n° 3, 2017

Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, vol. 18, n° 3, 2017 Table of contents Editorial Editorial introduction : the pluralistic thoughts and imagined boundaries in Nusantara by Ngoi Guat Peng (translated by Teo Jia Jia and Show Ying Xin) Articles The Malay question in Indonesia by Hilmar Farid Rizal and the rethinking of the analytics of Malayness by Rommel A. Curaming Andres Bonifacio: proletarian hero of the Philippines and Indonesia by Ramon Guillermo Wartime imaginings of an archipelagic community: Fajar Asia and the quest for peninsula Malayan … Continuer la lecture de Inter-Asia cultural studies, vol. 18, n° 3, 2017

Popular music in Southeast Asia

Bart Barendregt, Peter Keppy  and Henk Schulte Nordholt, Popular Music in Southeast Asia : Banal Beats, Muted Histories, Amsterdam University Press, 2017  Open Access From the 1920s on, popular music in Southeast Asia was a mass-audience phenomenon that drew new connections between indigenous musical styles and contemporary genres from elsewhere to create new, hybrid forms. This book presents a cultural history of modern Southeast Asia from the vantage point of popular music, considering not just singers and musicians but their fans as well, showing … Continuer la lecture de Popular music in Southeast Asia

Archiving the ignored 6 October Massacre

Archiving the ignored 6 October Massacre by Kornkritch Somjittranukit, 06/10/2017, Prachatai (English) Entretien avec Puangthong Pawakapan To break the taboo in Thai society surrounding the 1976 Massacre, a group of scholars have founded an online archive of the incident in the hope that Thai society will be able to learn from its bloody past. In the early morning of 6 October 1976, Thai right-wing groups staged a massacre of students at Thammasat University. More than a hundred student activists were killed by military and … Continuer la lecture de Archiving the ignored 6 October Massacre

Indigenous Peoples and Natural Resource Management

Indigenous Peoples and Natural Resource Management, 23/10/2017, Ethnological Museum, Leiden An international symposium in honour of the work of Prof. Dr. Gerard Persoon on the occasion of his retirement from Leiden University.  The international symposium in honour of the work of retiring Professor Dr. Gerard Persoon, who held the IIAS Chair Environment and Development at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, will take place on October 23, 2017, at the Ethnological Museum in Leiden. The symposium will consist of a series of … Continuer la lecture de Indigenous Peoples and Natural Resource Management

Architecture Beyond Europe Journal : Paradoxical Southeast Asia

Architecture Beyond Europe Journal n° 11 (2017) Dossier : Paradoxical Southeast Asia Sous la direction de Caroline Herbelin In Southeast Asia, a space characterized by intense regional and global traffic networks since the sixteenth century, the architectural landscape is often seen as a palimpsest of styles. The hybrid and syncretic nature of Southeast Asian architectural forms is seen as the result of the successive waves of contacts that marked the history of this part of the world called by some the « Asian Mediterranean. » (F. … Continuer la lecture de Architecture Beyond Europe Journal : Paradoxical Southeast Asia

CFP: Association for Asian Performance Adjudicated Emerging Scholars Panel

CFP: Association for Asian Performance Adjudicated Emerging Scholars Panel, 01-02/08/2018, Boston, Massachusetts The Association for Asian Performance (AAP) invites submissions for its 24th Annual Adjudicated Panel to be held during the Association for Asian Performance annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts on August 1-2, 2018, which precedes the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) conference. Selected papers will be strongly considered for publication in Asian Theatre Journal – an official publication of AAP. Eligibility is open to all (current and recent graduate students, scholars, … Continuer la lecture de CFP: Association for Asian Performance Adjudicated Emerging Scholars Panel