Critical Asian Studies, vol. 48, no. 2 (2016)

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  • Letter-writing and Transnational Activism on Behalf of Indonesian Political Prisoners: Gatot Lestario and his Legacy by Vannessa Hearman
  • From Rebels to Rulers: The Challenges of Transition for Non-state Armed Groups in Mindanao and Myanmar by Ashley South & Christopher M. Joll
  • Non-government Organizations, Villagers, Political Culture and the Lower Sesan 2 Dam in Northeastern Cambodia by Ian G. Baird
  • Ecosystem Restoration Concessions in Indonesia: Conflicts and Discourses by Reiner Buergin
  • Politics Through the Lens of Language, Literature, Films, and Wayang: Remembering Benedict Anderson by Apichai W. Shipper

http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcra20/48/2

Journal of Lao Studies, no. spécial 3 (avril 2016)

  • Intrcoveroduction by Peter Cox and Boike Rehbein
  • Bibliography of the Works of Grant Evans
  • The Genesis of Red Brotherhood at War by Kelvin Rowley
  • From Peasants to Lords : the Intellectual Evolution of Grant Evans by Chris Hutton and Dominic Blaettler
  • Upland Geopolitics : Finding Zomia in Northern Laos c. 1875 by Michael Dwyer
  • Lao Peasants after Socialism by Boike Rehbein
  • Contextualizing Development: Grant Evans, Peasant Studies and the Lao Development Sector by Kathryn Sweet

http://www.laostudies.org/journal/special-issue-3-april-2016

Cette revue est en libre accès.

Southeast Asian Studies, vol. 5, no. 1 (avril 2016) : Political Networks in Asia

Ghyoushiuest Editors: Onimaru Takeshi and Khoo Boo Teik

  • Introduction: A Place for Networks in Asian Politics by Khoo Boo Teik and Onimaru Takeshi
  • Very Distinguished Alumni: Thai Political Networking by Pasuk Phongpaichit, Nualnoi Treerat, and Chris Baker
  • The Rise and Fall of Virata’s Network: Technocracy and the Politics of Economic Decision Making in the Philippines by Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem
  • Networks in Pursuit of a “Two-Coalition System” in Malaysia: Pakatan Rakyat’s Mobilization of Dissent between Reformasi and the Tsunami by Khoo Boo Teik
  • Contending Political Networks: A Study of the “Yellow Shirts” and “Red Shirts” in Thailand’s Politics by Naruemon Thabchumpon
  • Shanghai Connection: The Construction and Collapse of the Comintern Network in East and Southeast Asia by Onimaru Takeshi
  • Looking at Links and Nodes: How Jihadists in Indonesia Survived by Miichi Ken

Cette revue est en libre accès.

Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, vol. 47, no. 2 (juin 2016)

SEAResearch articles

  • Sons of Khun Bulom: The discovery by modern Lao historians of the ‘birth of the Lao race’ by Ryan Wolfson-Ford
  • Kritsana son nong: The politics and practice of manners in modern Thailand (1950s–1970s) by Juthamas Tangsantikul
  • Narrating the national border: Cambodian state rhetoric vs popular discourse on the Preah Vihear conflict by Kimly Ngoun
  • Following Uncle Hồ to save the nation’: Empowerment, legitimacy, and nationalistic aspirations in a Vietnamese new religious movement by Chung Van Hoang
  • Nguyễn Công Trứ at the court of Minh Mạng by Keith W. Taylor
  • The formation and remarkable persistence of the Oecusse-Ambeno enclave, Timor by Laura S. Meitzner Yoder

Book reviews

Vous avez désormais accès à ce journal en ligne : voir le mode d’emploi dans la Dropbox du CASE à la rubrique Infos divers.

“Vietnam – Fleeting Encounters”

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“Vietnam – Fleeting Encounters” by Chu Viet Ha, 18/04/2016, Invisible Photographer Asia

“I photograph to see what the world looks like in photographs.” Garry Winogrand once said. In many ways, Winogrand’s words appropriately describe the images of Chu Viet Ha, Hanoi-based street photographer and architect. Chu Viet Ha’s fleeting moments collected from the streets of Vietnam are a personal, evolving endeavour to not only frame his people and city, but an investigation of their lights and shades.”

http://invisiblephotographer.asia/2016/04/18/vietnamencounters-chuvietha/

Website : Dangerous Waters : Examining the South China Sea conflict

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http://www.dangerouswaters.org/news

This website was created a part of a 2014 forum presented by the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability and Green Cities Fund at the University of California, Berkeley.

Rassemble des articles consacrés à l’évolution de la situation en Mer de Chine du Sud ainsi que l’enregistrement d’un Symposium sur la Mer de Chine du Sud organisé par l’Association des étudiants et professionnels vietnamiens aux Etats-Unis, Militarization of the South China Sea and Its Consequences”, qui s’est tenu le 02 avril 2016 à Harvard.

http://www.dangerouswaters.org/2016-harvard-forum.html

SEAP Gatty Lecture Series : “Past Lives, Present Tense: Past-Life Memory in Contemporary Cambodia” by Erik Davis, 21/04/2016, Cornell University

 

“Past-life memory in Cambodia is common. In the dominantly Buddhist culture, past-life memory is usually interpreted in terms of the Buddhist cycle of saṃsāra, where past-life memory is often a prerequsite for advanced stages of spiritual accomplishment. However, in practice, past-life memory is often deeply disturbing to the rememberer, their family and their community. This presentation discusses three examples of contemporary past-life memory out of Erik’s fieldwork in Cambodia, highlighting the practices that surround such memory and uses to which such memories are put. Examples include a young girl who remembers being her own uncle, a spiritual leader who claims to be the most important Buddhist leader of the Cambodian twentieth century, and another woman who put two families together in her youth, and has maintained their connections into her eighties.”

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Western Popular Music and the Postcolonial Imaginary (proposed edited volume)

“We invite 400-word abstracts dealing with any aspect of Western popular music/videos and the postcolonial imaginary by 17 May 2016.”

“In highlighting Beyoncé as a Hindu goddess for their recent music video “Hymn for the Weekend,” the popular music group Coldplay sparked broad-based criticism from South Asian critics, for a variety of reasons, often dealing with cultural colonialism and appropriation. This is, of course, not the first time Western music artists—in songs and/or videos—have appropriated postcolonial symbols and stereotypes in their work; such practices have been occurring since at least the 1960s. David Desmondhalgh’s work, for example, has done much to address questions of difference, representation and othering in music from an ethnomusicology viewpoint. But aside from occasional commentary, in the popular press and in individual scholarly essays, this genre has inspired relatively less critical conversation when compared with films, or other modes of cultural production …”

 

 

Appel à contributions : Confronting Violent Pasts and Historical (In)Justice, Sixth Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory Network

Confronting Violent Pasts and Historical (In)Justice, Sixth Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice and Memory Network, 1-3 december 2016, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam

Date limite pour l’envoi des propositions de panels et de contributions : 19 mai 2016

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