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The Pacific Review, vol. 30, n° 5 (2017)

The Pacific Review, vol. 30, n° 5 (September 2017)

A signaler :

  • Stress testing leadership in Malaysia: the 1MDB scandal and Najib Tun Razak by William Case
  • Drifting between accommodation and repression: explaining Indonesia’s policies toward its separatists by Kentaro Fujikawa
  • Asymmetric bargaining between Myanmar and China in the Myitsone Dam controversy: social opposition akin to David’s stone against Goliath by Debby Sze Wan Chan
  • Community, identity, orientation: sexuality, gender and rights in ASEAN by Anthony J. Langlois, Cai Wilkinson, Paula Gerber and Baden Offord

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Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde, vol. 173, n° 2-3 (2017)

Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde, vol. 173, n° 2-3 (2017)

Table of contents

Research Articles

  • In memoriam Peter Boomgaard by David Henley
  • Double Identities in Dorce’s Comedies : Negotiating Gender and Class in New Order Indonesian Cinema by Ben Murtagh
  • The Settlement of Decolonization and Post-Colonial Economic Development : Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore Compared by Nicholas J. White
  • Mobilizing the Masses : Street Vendors, Political Contracts, and the Role of Mediators in Yogyakarta, Indonesia by Sheri Lynn Gibbings, Elan Lazuardi, Khidir Marsanto Prawirosusanto
  • Linguistic Enfranchisement by Zane Goebel, Anthony Jukes and Izak Morin
  • Finding Cina : A New Paradigm for Early Bugis History by Ian Caldwell and Kathryn Wellen
  • An East Timorese Domain : Luca from Central and Peripheral Perspectives by Susana Barnes, Hans Hägerdal and Lisa Palmer

Review Articles

  • Film Studies in Indonesia : An Experiment of a New Generation by Intan Paramaditha
  • Learning to Love the Unknown : Chinese-Indonesian Contributions to Nation Building by Tom Hoogervorst
  • Recent Books on Malayan Independence by S. R. Joey Long

Book Reviews

  • Megha Amrith, Caring for Strangers : Filipino medical Workers in Asia written  by Rhacel Salazar Parrenas
  • Birgit Bräuchler, The Cultural Dimension of Peace : Decentralization and Reconciliation in Indonesia by Jerry van Klinken
  • Gwyn Campbell (ed.),Early Exchange Between Africa and the Wider Indian Ocean World by Mahmood Kooria
  • Majid Daneshgar, Peter G. Riddell and Andrew Rippin, The Qurʾan in the Malay-Indonesian World : Context and interpretation by Nico J. G. Kaptein
  • Daniel F. Doeppers, Feeding Manila in Peace and War 1850–1945 by Michael D. Pante
  • Tim Lindsey and Helen Pausacker, Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia by Sulistyowati Irianto
  • Astrid Noren-Nilsson, Cambodia’s Second Kingdom : Nation, Imagination, and Democracy by Kosal Path
  • Fenneke Sysling, Racial Science and Human Diversity in Colonial Indonesia by Hilary Howes
  • Sarah Tiffin, Southeast Asia in Ruins : Art and Empire in the Early 19th Century by Gareth Knapman
  • Zhuang Wubin, Photography in Southeast Asia : A Survey by Henk Schulte Nordholt



Critical Asian Studies, vol. 49, n° 3 (2017)

Critical Asian Studies, vol. 49, n° 3 (September 2017)

Table of contents


  • Sites of repression and resistance: political space in refugee camps in Thailand by Elisabeth Olivius
  • State-backed discrimination against Shia Muslims in Malaysia by Mohd Faizal Musa and Tan Beng Hui
  • New frontiers: an enriched perspective on extraction frontiers in Indonesia by Edwin B. P. de Jong, Luuk Knippenberg and Laurens Bakker (open access)

Praxis : Research in Action

  • Putting violent armed conflict in the center of the Salween hydropower debates by Diana Suhardiman, Jeff Rutherford and Saw John Bright

CAS Roundtable: The Center Cannot Hold? Trends in Southeast Asian Politics

  • Thailand’s urbanized villagers and political polarization by Duncan McCargo (open access)
  • Signs of life in Myanmar’s nationwide ceasefire agreement? Finding a way forward by Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung
  • Coming of age in peace, prosperity, and connectivity: Cambodia’s young electorate and its impact on the ruling party’s political strategies by Netra Eng and Caroline Hughes
  • Freedom to hate: social media, algorithmic enclaves, and the rise of tribal nationalism in Indonesia by Merlyna Lim

AAS Workshop: Research at the Interface of Activism and Academia in Southeast Asia

  • Expertise, embodiment, and the dilemmas of activist research in Southeast Asia by Philip F. Kelly, Elisabeth Kramer, Ethel Tungohan, Chaya Ocampo Go, Jason Morris-Jung and Dominique Caouette
  • What is academic research on the Cambodian frontier? by Laura Schoenberger and Alice Beban
  • Reflections on governable spaces of activism and expertise in Vietnam by Jason Morris-Jung
  • Reflecting on the role of academics–activists in shifting hydropower narratives in Vietnam by Nga Dao
  • I go home to do the work: a Filipina’s practice of activist scholarship in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda by Chaya Ocampo Go
  • Reflections on academic activism against the death penalty for drug traffickers in Indonesia by Elisabeth Kramer
  • Engaged scholars in socio-political reform: the case of Aliran by Johan Saravanamuttu
  • Reflections on activists and scholars in Indonesia by Arianto Sangadji
  • Modern day slavery in Thai fisheries: academic critique, practical action by Peter Vandergeest, Olivia Tran and Melissa Marschke

Review Essays

  • Geopolitics and inter-actor relations: reflections on China’s rise in Asia by Henryk Alff
  • America: neither exceptional nor indispensable by Moss Roberts

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Indonesia and the Malay World, vol. 45, n° 135 (2017)

Indonesia and the Malay World, vol. 45, n° 135 (July 2017)

Table of contents

  • Introduction by Jan van der Putten
  • Audiences and an artist : Illumination in Malay literary manuscripts by Annabel Teh Gallop
  • On the edge of a tradition : Some prolegomena to paratexts in Malay rental manuscripts by Jan van der Putten
  • The wheel diagram in the Malay divinatory technique of the Faal Qur’an by Farouk Yahya
  • Marks of many hands : Annotation in the Malay manuscript tradition and a Sufi compendium from West Sumatra by Mulaika Hijjas
  • The manner of the Prophet – concealed, found and regained: Revisiting the science of women by Vladimir Braginsky

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Asian Studies Review, vol. 41, n° 3 (2017)

Asian Studies Review, vol. 41, n° 3 (september 2017)

A signaler :


  • Countering Violent Extremism in Indonesia: Bringing Back the Jihadists by Ian Chalmers
  • Moments of Proximity: Former Political Prisoners, Postmemory and Justice in Indonesia by Andrew Marc Conroe
  • Comparative Analysis of Civil Society and State Discourse on Disabled People’s Rights and Welfare in Southeast Asia 2010–16 by Paul Chaney (open access)
  • Intersections of Gender/Sex, Multiculturalism and Religion: Young Muslim Minority Women in Contemporary Bali by Lyn Parker
  • The Expansion of Emergency Powers: Social Conflict and the Military in Indonesia by Melissa Crouch
  • Putting Religion into Multiculturalism: Conceptualising Religious Multiculturalism in Indonesia by Chang-Yau Hoon

Book Reviews

  • Environment, trade and society in Southeast Asia. A longue durée perspective by Peter Borschberg
  • Illiberal democracy in Indonesia: The ideology of the family state by John Ingleson
  • Living Buddhism: mind, self, and emotion in a Thai community by Eric White
  • Witch-hunt and conspiracy: the “ninja case” in East Java by Wayan Jarrah Sastrawan
  • The Khmer lands of Vietnam: environment, cosmology and sovereignty by Ron Leonhardt

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« 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 range from architectural and intellectual history to historic preservation and restoration, evaluate historical processes spanning two centuries which saw the imagination and production of « dead archaeological ruins » by often overlooking living local, social, and ritual forms of usage on site.

Case studies from computational modelling in archaeology discuss a comparable paradigmatic change from a mere simulation of supposedly dead archaeological building material to an increasing appreciation and scientific incorporation of the knowledge of local stakeholders. This book seeks to bring these different approaches from the humanities and engineering sciences into a trans-disciplinary discussion.

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Thai Art Archives

Thai Art Archives

Thai Art Archives is an independent, not-for-profit « knowledge platform » for the recovery, study, preservation, and exhibition of Thai modern and contemporary art and ephemera.

Welcome to Thailand’s only heritage-preservation organization that actively identifies, collects, catalogues, preserves, and exhibits the historically valuable ephemera—professional documents, personal papers, photographs, notebooks, sketchbooks and other studio-based items—of Thailand’s renowned modern and contemporary artists, independent/artist-run (« alternative ») art spaces, and related Thai “avant-garde” phenomena.

Unlike primary works of art, such as painting and sculpture, comparatively “ephemeral” materials are frequently lost or destroyed on the passing of a prominent Thai artist, or even during her/his lifetime. Given this potential loss to Thai cultural heritage, the Thai Art Archives’ mission is to proactively identify, recover, study, document, and preserve such materials for the benefit of future generations.

  • Exhibitions (Modern & Contemporary)
  • Educational & Public Events/Programs
  • Curatorial & Museum Studies for University Students
  • Student Internships
  • Knowledge Hub & Research Platform
  • Residencies for Visiting Scholars
  • Oral History Initiative
  • Publications, Special Projects, Cataloguing
  • Cataloguing of Private Collections

The Thai Art Archives aims in all its programs to explore and enrich cultural exchange, to promote global access to transcultural histories, and to encourage regional and international dialogues over the research into, the writing, and the documentation of diverse perspectives on the most progressive currents in modern and contemporary art since the early 20th century to the present.

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Angkor Wat Apsara and Devata : Khmer women in divine context

« Angkor Wat Apsara and Devata : Khmer women in divine context» by Jana Igunma, 05/07/2017, Southeast Asia Library Group (SEALG)

Angkor Wat Apsara and Devata : Khmer women in divine context is a rich and well researched online resource dedicated to the women of the Khmer Empire (9th-15th century). Being great builders, the Khmer filled the landscape with monumental temples, huge reservoirs and canals, and laid an extensive network of roads with bridges. Angkor Wat is the best known and most stunning temple. It is, in fact, a microcosm of the Hindu universe. Covering 200 hectares it is the world’s largest religious complex. Its construction was started by the Khmer king Suryavarman II around 1122 CE and took some 30 years to complete. The walls of Angkor Wat house a royal portrait gallery with 1,795 women realistically rendered in stone. Although the temple complex has been researched extensively in terms of architecture, art and archaeology, not much is known about these women. aims to provide answers to questions like:

  •  Who were the women of Angkor Wat?
  • Why are images of women immortalized with the most prominent placement in the largest temples the Khmer civilization ever built?
  • What did these women mean to the Khmer rulers, priests and people?
  • How does the Cambodian dance tradition relate to the women of Angkor Wat?
  • Do the women of Angkor Wat embody information important to us in modern times?

This online resource gives access to articles about books and authors relating to Khmer history, Cambodian dance, children of Angkor, women’s history and heritage preservation. The focus, however, is on the women of Angkor Wat and other Khmer temples. Features like an Angkor Wat Devata Inventory, the Devata Database Project, Facial Pattern Recognition of the Angkor Wat portraits, photo galleries and a range of research articles provide insight into the rich culture of the Khmer people.

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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 speech groups were particularly important. Others, such as the Khmer, Vietnamese, Thai Yuan, Sikhs, and Westerners, were smaller in numbers but no less significant in their influence on the city’s growth and prosperity.

In tracing the social, political, and spatial dynamics of Bangkok’s ethnic pluralism through the two-and-a-half centuries of the city’s history, this book calls attention to a long-neglected mainspring of Thai urban development. While the books primary focus is on the first five reigns of the Chakri dynasty (1782–1910), the account extends backward and forward to reveal the continuing impact of Bangkok’s ethnic minorities on Thai culture change, within the broader context of Thai development studies. It provides an exciting perspective and unique resource for anyone interested in exploring Bangkok’s evolving cultural milieu or Thailand’s modern history.

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New journal on Southeast Asia : Forest and society

Forest and Society, vol. 1, n° 1, april 2017 (Open access)

Welcome to our first edition. We are excited to provide a new, and what we believe, timely avenue for presenting research findings and publications in Southeast Asia, for scholars interested in Southeast Asia. Although Southeast Asia as a region of study has provided tremendous contributions to theory and practice regarding forests and society across the social and natural sciences, avenues for cultivating a scholarship of the region remain limited. Complete description can be seen here.

Table of Contents

Review Articles

  • Forest and Society: Initiating a Southeast Asia Journal for Theoretical, Empirical, and Regional Scholarship by Micah Fisher, Ahmad Maryudi, Muhammad Alif K. Sahide

Regular Research Articles

  • Managing Forest Conflicts: Perspectives of Indonesia’s Forest Management Unit Directors by Larry A. Fisher, Yeon-Su Kim, Sitti Latifah, Madani Mukarom
  • Corporate Spheres of Responsibility: Architects, Cowboys, and Eco-Warriors in Myanmar’s Oil & Gas Industry by Hillary Strasser
  • People, Land and Poppy: the Political Ecology of Opium and the Historical Impact of Alternative Development in Northwest Thailand by Bobby Anderson
  • Productivity and Cost Analysis of Forest Harvesting Operation in Matang Mangrove Forest, Perak, Malaysia by Albert Empawi Tindit, Seca Gandaseca, Laurna Nyangon, Ahmad Mustapha Mohamad Pazi
  • Potential Economic and Development Prospects of Non Timber Forest Products in Community Agroforestry Land around Sibolangit Tourism Park by Oding Affandi, Anita Zaitunah, Ridwanti Batubara

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ASEAS 10(1) – Gender, Ethnicity, and Environmental Transformations

Austrian Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (ASEAS) 10(1) – Gender, Ethnicity, and Environmental Transformations – June 2017

Online and open access journal of the Society of Southeast Asian Studies (Austria)

Table of contents


  • Gender, Ethnicity, and Environmental Transformations in Indonesia and Beyond by Kristina Großmann, Martina Padmanabhan, Suraya Afiff

Current Research on Southeast Asia

  • Contested Development in Indonesia: Rethinking Ethnicity and Gender in Mining by Kristina Großmann, Martina Padmanabhan, Katharina von Braun
  • Men, Women, and Environmental Change in Indonesia: The Gendered Face of Development Among the Dayak Benuaq by Michaela Haug
  • Separating Sisters From Brothers: Ethnic Relations and Identity Politics in the Context of Indigenous Land Titling in Indonesia by Stefanie Steinebach, Yvonne Kunz
  • Transdisciplinary Responses to Climate Change: Institutionalizing Agrometeorological Learning Through Science Field Shops in Indonesia by Yunita Triwardani Winarto, Cornelis Johan (Kees) Stigter, Muki Trenggono Wicaksono
  • “Only if You Really, Really Need It”: Social Rights Consciousness in the Philippines by Niklas Reese

Research Workshop

  • Community-Based Disaster Risk Management in the Philippines: Achievements and Challenges of the Purok System by Angelina Matthies

In Dialogue

  • “I Don’t Want to Limit Myself to Binary Thinking”: An Interview With the Indonesian Artist Arahmaiani by Gunnar Stange

Book Reviews

  • Keller, A. (Hg.). (2015). Indonesien 1965ff. Die Gegenwart eines Massenmordes. Ein politisches Lesebuch.  Franziska Blum
  • Chandler, D., Cribb, R., & Narangoa, L. (Eds.). (2016). End of Empire. 100 Days in 1945 That Changed Asia and the World.  Iris O’Rourke
  • Aspinall, E. & Sukmajati, M. (Eds.). (2016). Electoral Dynamics in Indonesia. Money Politics, Patronage and Clientelism at the Grassroots. Gunnar Stange

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How Has the Islamic Party of Malaysia’s Stance Towards Popular Culture Evolved?

Vidéo : Dominik Müller, « How Has the Islamic Party of Malaysia’s Stance Towards Popular Culture Evolved ? »

The academic platform Latest Thinking has done an interview with Dominik Müller in which he presents one of his articles and new developments in his research.

This article was published in the journal Indonesia and the Malay World, vol. 43, n° 127 (2015) : « Islamic politics and popular culture in Malaysia: Negotiating normative change between Shariah law and electric guitars ».

While doing anthropological fieldwork in Malaysia, Dominik Müller noticed that the Islamic Party of Malaysia organizes events and activities that are frequently embellished with popular culture elements, such as bands playing on electric guitars. This seemed at odds with common Western assumptions that Islamic political movements tend to condemn popular culture as un-Islamic. Müller then investigated how the change of the party’s religious stance – a Sharia-framed stance that had still been adamant twenty years before – came about. He found that not only the Islamic Party has opened itself to new forms of modern pop culture but also these elements have been appropriated and reframed in an Islamic context to convey the political messages of the party. This ethnographic study shows that Islamist ideologies can be much more complex and flexible than many people would normally assume.

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Talking Indonesia: Urban villages and activism

Podcast : Talking Indonesia: Urban villages and activism, 06/07/2017, Host : Charlotte Setijadi

Jakarta’s urban village (kampung) communities have received considerable attention over the past few months amid the hotly contested Jakarta gubernatorial election. While most of the election coverage focused on racial and religious issues, former Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama’s forced evictions of kampung along Jakarta’s riverbanks also stirred much controversy. Kampung residents and activist groups condemn these evictions as unlawful and undemocratic. Yet many Jakartans argue that evictions are necessary measures to fix the city’s notorious traffic and seasonal flooding. Many also argue that the evictions are justified since many of the kampung dwellers do not possess certificates of ownership for the lands they occupy.

Is there a middle ground? Can Jakarta’s kampung co-exist with residential, infrastructure, and commercial projects planned for the city? What do the controversies surrounding evictions and Jakarta’s kampung communities reveal about social and economic divides in Indonesia’s capital?

I discuss these issues with Dr Rita Padawangi, Senior Lecturer at Singapore University of Social Sciences. She was previously a Senior Fellow at the Asian Urbanisms cluster at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. Rita is a passionate researcher and proponent of participatory urban development, and has worked with kampung communities in Jakarta to get the government to engage in more dialogue with kampung residents in urban planning.

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Capturing time : Preserving Wat Phra Si San Phet and other historical sites, in 3D and forever

Capturing time : Preserving Wat Phra Si San Phet and other historical sites, in 3D and forever, 28/06/2017, Bangkok Post

From now people will be able to virtually experience the historic city of Ayutthaya anytime and anywhere, as Wat Phra Si San Phet has been digitally preserved thanks to CyArk, an international non-profit organisation that works in collaboration with Seagate Thailand and UNESCO.

Wat Phra Si San Phet was selected by CyArk as part of their international programme for digital preservation through aerial surveys conducted with drones, terrestrial laser scanning known as Lidar, and photogrammetry exercises.

Earlier this month, digital scanning and archiving of the Unesco World Heritage site commenced. Data and images from the field exercise will be turned into photo-real 3D models for future generations of students, tourists and cultural-heritage enthusiasts. It will be launched next month.

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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 adaptations of jataka tales, the evolution of legal notions within the framework of Theravada Buddhist teachings, localizations embedded in material culture seen through inscriptions and archaeological traces. Some themes go beyond Buddhism writ small to explore the broad canvas of engagement: the East-West encounter in the British geographical and anthropological exploration of Burma, and the place of Brahmanism in early Buddhist thought as expressed through the jatakas.

This expertly curated selection of scholarship shows that the diffusion of ideas and religious thought is much more than a tale of decline and loss or cultural appropriation and impoverishment. The fresh perspectives presented here—all drawn on primary sources—give an overall impression of a singular diversity that somehow participates in an unacknowledged unity. Beyond the fragmentations of sectarian and cultural divides, disparate Buddhist and non-Buddhist traditions have gone beyond arbitrary boundaries and flourished through their simultaneity.

Contributors: Olivier de Bernon, Frédéric Girard, Iyanaga Nobumi, François Lagirarde, Jacques Leider, Michel Lorrillard, Justin McDaniel, Kumkum Roy, Peter Skilling, Warangkana Srikamnerd.

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