Category Archives: Southeast Asia

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National Archives of Cambodia

A review of the National Archives of Cambodia (Phnom Penh, Cambodia). This brief assessment of the National Archives of Cambodia is based upon recent, two…

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Sexuality, Islam & Politics in Malaysia

A review of Sexuality, Islam and Politics in Malaysia: A Study of the Shifting Strategies of Regulation, by tan beng hui. In the past decade…

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Indonesia under Japanese Occupation

A review of Outlasting Colonialism: Socio-political Change in the Javanese Principalities under the Japanese Occupation of Indonesia during World War II, by Frank Dhont. In…

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Caring Practices in Thailand

A review of Senses and Sensibilities: The Practice of Care in Everyday Life in Northern Thailand, by Felicity Aulino. The language of care pervades Thai…

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Thai Theatre as Political Dissent

A review of Kamron Gumatilaka and the Crescent Moon Theatre: Contemporary Thai Theatre as Political Dissent, by Parichat Jungwiwattanaporn. Parichat Jungwiwattanaporn’s dissertation, Kamron Gunatilaka and…

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Humanitarianism in Aceh, Indonesia

A review of Humanitarian Encounters in Post-Conflict Aceh, Indonesia, by Jesse H. Grayman. Jesse Grayman’s dissertation begins and ends with an election. On December 11,…

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Muslim Feminism in Indonesia

A review of A Postcolonial Inquiry of Women’s Political Agency in Aceh, Indonesia: Towards a Muslim Feminist Approach?, by Reed W. Taylor. Reed W. Taylor’s…