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412 Historic Artefacts to Return Home to Sarawak, Malaysia

412 Historic Artefacts to Return Home to Sarawak, Malaysia   On 22 November, in the historic surroundings of Museum Prinsenhof in Delft, the Netherlands, YB Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports of the Sarawak State Government, Malaysia, received one of the 412 historic artefacts which have been donated by the City of Delft to the Sarawak Museum to be displayed in the exhibition galleries of the new Sarawak Museum Campus. A delegation from Sarawak, led by … Continuer la lecture de 412 Historic Artefacts to Return Home to Sarawak, Malaysia

New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts

New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts A two-day workshop on ‘New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts’, organised by Drs Nagamuttu Ravindranathan and Matthew J. Walton was held at St Antony’s College and the University of Oxford China Centre on 19th and 20th October 2017. A list of papers given is provided below; please see the links for a number of powerpoint slides and audio recordings.  Concrete proposals for the resolution of conflicts between the … Continuer la lecture de New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts New Approaches to the South China Sea Conflicts

Piety, Celebrity, Sociality : A Forum on Islam and Social Media in Southeast Asia

Introduction Piety, Celebrity, Sociality by Carla Jones and Martin Slama Nov 08, 2017 Carla Jones (University of Colorado Boulder) and Martin Slama (Institute for Social Anthropology at the Austrian Academy of Sciences) Popular uses of smartphones at an Islamic college in Indonesia. (Photograph by Martin Slama) How can anthropological analyses of religion illuminate rhetoric about the utopic and dystopic potential of social media? While religion and social media may seem like separate realms of social life, ethnographic analysis highlights their shared features and connections. … Continuer la lecture de Piety, Celebrity, Sociality : A Forum on Islam and Social Media in Southeast Asia

CALL FOR PAPERS  for a joint meeting of The Asian Society of the History of Médicine (9th meeting) and HOMSEA (History of Medicine in Southeast Asia) to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27-30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS  for a joint meeting of The Asian Society of the History of Médicine (9th meeting) and HOMSEA (History of Medicine in Southeast Asia) to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27-30, 2018 Theme: Colonial Medicine after Decolonisation: Continuity, Transition, and Change Deadline for submission: 1 February 2018 Notification of acceptance will be given by 1 March 2018.  Guidelines for Submission: Submissions on all topics related to the history of medicine in Asia are welcome; submissions related to the conference theme are especially encouraged. Participants can … Continuer la lecture de CALL FOR PAPERS  for a joint meeting of The Asian Society of the History of Médicine (9th meeting) and HOMSEA (History of Medicine in Southeast Asia) to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27-30, 2018

Panji tales awarded the status of world heritage by UNESCO

Panji tales awarded the status of world heritage by UNESCO 31 October 2017 The unique collection of more than 250 ancient tales revolving around the mythical Javanese Prince Panji, which is curated by Leiden University Libraries (UBL), has been acknowledged as world heritage by UNESCO. The UBL is grateful to UNESCO for this exceptionally prestigious award. The Leiden collection of Panji tales is included in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register, together with similar collections held by the national libraries of Indonesia, Malaysia … Continuer la lecture de Panji tales awarded the status of world heritage by UNESCO

8th LUCIS Annual Conference | Islamic Visualities and In/Visibilities: Reimagining Public Citizenship?

8th LUCIS Annual Conference | Islamic Visualities and In/Visibilities: Reimagining Public Citizenship? Date 13 December 2017 – 15 December 2017 Address Gravensteen Building Pieterskerkhof 6 2311 SR Leiden From Wednesday 13 until Friday 15 December 2017, the 8th annual conference of LUCIS will take place in Leiden. This year’s theme is Islamic Visualities and In/Visibilities: Reimagining Public Citizenship? Our keynote speaker is James Hoesterey from Emory University. The conference will take place in multiple locations of the Gravensteen Building. For more information, please consult the programme. … Continuer la lecture de 8th LUCIS Annual Conference | Islamic Visualities and In/Visibilities: Reimagining Public Citizenship?

Religion and Violence in Myanmar Sitagu Sayadaw’s Case for Mass Killing

Religion and Violence in Myanmar Sitagu Sayadaw’s Case for Mass Killing By Matthew J. Walton About the Author: My FA Anthologies MATTHEW J. WALTON is Aung San Suu Kyi Senior Research Fellow in Modern Burmese Studies and Director of the Asian Studies Center at the University of Oxford.   Since late August, more than 600,000 Rohingya have left Myanmar, fleeing a state-led campaign of violence against them. The Rohingya are a Muslim minority and predominantly live in Rakhine State, in Myanmar’s west. They have experienced … Continuer la lecture de Religion and Violence in Myanmar Sitagu Sayadaw’s Case for Mass Killing

Appel à contributions : CFP Harvard Asia Review : Transmission of Knowledge in the Oceanic Asia

  Harvard Asia Review is now accepting submissions for its 2018 issue on the theme of “Transmission of Knowledge in the Oceanic Asia.” As one of the oldest professional academic journals of Asian studies based out of Harvard University, Harvard Asia Review publishes works on multidisciplinary topics related to issues in East, South, Central, and Southeast Asia. Submission Deadline: January 15th, 2018. link: https://www.facebook.com/Harvard-Asia-Review-2917394213187…/ #CfP #SSEAsia Harvard Asia review accepte maintenant des communications pour son numéro de 2018 sur le thème  » transmission des … Continuer la lecture de Appel à contributions : CFP Harvard Asia Review : Transmission of Knowledge in the Oceanic Asia

Changing political landscape allowing for greater public criticism in Vietnam

Changing political landscape allowing for greater public criticism in Vietnam 07 By student correspondent Diana Tung   Public criticism of the Vietnamese government has become commonplace in a nation previously known for strict political censorship, according to Emeritus Professor Ben Kerkvliet. Professor Kerkvliet’s research focuses on data collection from the early 1990s through to 2015 to trace the emergence of increasingly vocal and public political complaints.  He presented his findings at a recent talk on political criticism in Vietnam at the Department of Political … Continuer la lecture de Changing political landscape allowing for greater public criticism in Vietnam

Youth and a culture of protest in Southeast Asia

Youth and a culture of protest in Southeast Asia by Julian CH Lee, 08/11/2017, Regional Learning Hub, New Mandala Shortly before Malaysia’s general elections in 2008, I sat on a cool floor with blank placards and marker pens, beneath a whirring ceiling fan in a bungalow house in Kuala Lumpur. I sat there with friends, some younger, some older than my 31 year old self, thinking of slogans for our campaign to educate voters about the representation of women in Parliament and the hurdles … Continuer la lecture de Youth and a culture of protest in Southeast Asia

Antropologia, vol. 4, n° 2, 2017

Antropologia, vol. 4, n° 2, 2017 Special Focus- Independent Children Introduction Independent Children and their Fields of Relatedness by Giuseppe Bolotta, Silvia Vignato Articles sur l’Asie du Sud-Est Orphans, Victims and Families: An Ethnography of Children in Aceh by Silvia Vignato “God’s Beloved Sons”: Religion, Attachment, and Children’s Self-Formation in the Slums of Bangkok by Giuseppe Bolotta Yogyakarta Street Careers – Feelings of Belonging and Dealing with Sticky Stigma by Thomas Stodulka A télécharger sur : http://www.ledijournals.com/ojs/index.php/antropologia/issue/view/91/showToc  

FOUND Cambodia : an archive of everyday Cambodian photography

‘FOUND Cambodia’ is a project that traces some of the sociocultural changes Cambodia has witnessed since 1979. It is a constantly growing archive of everyday Cambodian photography, brought to light from individuals’ and families’ drawers, albums, and closets. The images provide a vernacular lens to how individuals in post-Khmer Rouge Cambodia have experienced the social and cultural revival following the regime’s fall. Further, the project also includes photographs taken before the Khmer Rouge came into power. These images serve as poignant testimonies of the effects … Continuer la lecture de FOUND Cambodia : an archive of everyday Cambodian photography

Asian Review of World Histories, vol. 5, n° 2, 2017

Asian Review of World Histories, vol. 5, n° 2, 2017 Table of contents Introduction.  Ancient Studies in Vietnam: The Late Professor Nishimura’s Area Studies and the Integration of Archaeology and History by John N. Miksic Preface by Nishino Noriko An Introduction to Dr. Nishimura Masanari’s Research on the Lung Khe Citadel by Nishino Noriko A Reconsideration of the Leilou – Longbian Debate: A Continuation of Research by Nishimura Masanari by Lê Huy Phạm Lung Khe and the Cultural Relationship between Northern and Southern Vietnam … Continuer la lecture de Asian Review of World Histories, vol. 5, n° 2, 2017