Étiqueté : Ouvrages

«聚焦红卫兵»

Focalisation sur les gardes rouges : études sur la génération perdue en Chine (Hong Kong, Sanlian shudian, 2005).

« Archaeologizing Heritage » ?

Michael Falser, Monica Juneja (eds), « Archaeologizing Heritage » ? Transcultural Entanglements between Local Social Practices and Global Virtual Realities, Springer, 2013. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Cultural Heritage and the Temples of Angkor (Chair of Global Art History, Heidelberg University, 2–5 May 2010) This book investigates what has constituted notions of « archaeological heritage » from colonial times to the present. It includes case studies of sites in South and Southeast Asia with a special focus on Angkor, Cambodia. The contributions, the subjects of which … Continuer la lecture de « Archaeologizing Heritage » ?

Siamese Melting Pot: Ethnic Minorities in the Making of Bangkok

Edward van Roy, Siamese Melting Pot: Ethnic Minorities in the Making of Bangkok, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute / Silkworm Books, 2017 Ethnic minorities historically comprised a solid majority of Bangkok’s population. They played a dominant role in the city’s exuberant economic and social development. In the shadow of Siam’s prideful, flamboyant Thai ruling class, the city’s diverse minorities flourished quietly. The Thai-Portuguese; the Mon; the Lao; the Cham, Persian, Indian, Malay, and Indonesian Muslims; and the Taechiu, Hokkien, Hakka, Hainanese, and Cantonese Chinese … Continuer la lecture de Siamese Melting Pot: Ethnic Minorities in the Making of Bangkok

Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia

Peter Skilling and Justin Thomas McDaniel (eds), Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia, Silkworm Books, 2017 The essays in this volume highlight the movement of Buddhist ideas and practices across Asia and how the encounter of far-flung cultures and personalities encouraged adaptation and transformation. At times this meant textual translation and transmission, as seen in the chapters about Chinese and Japanese Buddhist texts and their authors, or the analysis of Buddhist manuscripts in northern Thailand. Other cases entailed cultural translation—local … Continuer la lecture de Imagination and Narrative: Lexical and Cultural Translation in Buddhist Asia

Myanmar contemporary art 1

  Myanmar Contemporary Art 1 : traduction anglaise d’un ouvrage publié en birman en 2009 sous la censure et consacré à l’histoire de l’art birman entre 1960 et 1990. Il sera suivi de deux autres volumes. Myanmar Contemporary Art 1 is the first volume of a trilogy on contemporary Burmese art.  Since 1885, when Burma fell under British colonial rule, the traditional practices of Burmese art were overshadowed by the influence of Western art trends–particularly the traditions of academic painting and the Impressionist movement.  … Continuer la lecture de Myanmar contemporary art 1

Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore

Chua Beng Huat, Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore, NUS Press, 2017 In Liberalism Disavowed, Chua Beng Huat examines the rejection of Western-style liberalism in Singapore and the way the People’s Action Party has forged an independent non-Western ideology. This book explains the evolution of this communitarian ideology, with focus on three areas: public housing, multiracialism and state capitalism, each of which poses different challenges to liberal approaches. With the passing of the first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew and the end … Continuer la lecture de Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore

Fantômes dans l’Extrême-Orient d’hier et d’aujourd’hui

Actes du colloque « Une esthétique de la fantasmagorie : fantômes dans la Chine et l’Extrême-Orient d’hier et d’aujourd’hui / Aesthetics of Phantasmagoria: Ghosts in China and the Far East in the Past and Present », tenu à l’Inalco les 21, 22 et 23 février 2013, édités par Vincent Durand-Dastès et Marie Laureillard (Paris, Presses de l’Inalco, 2017).