Tag Archives: 2012 Dissertation

Islamic Charities in Indonesia

A review of Islamic Charities and Social Activism: Welfare, Dakwah and Politics in Indonesia, by Hilman Latief. Hilman Latief’s dissertation offers a deep insight into…

Tourism & Authenticity in Varanasi, India

A review of Sacred Journeys and Profane Travelers: Representation and Spatial Practice in Varanasi (India), by Cristiana Zara. The city of Varanasi, located on the…

Blackfoot

Blackfoot Community & Canadian Museums

A review of Unsettling Assumptions about Community Engagement: A New Perspective on Indigenous Blackfoot Participation in Museums and Heritage Sites in Alberta, Canada, by Bryony…

Slaughter Renunciation Movement in Tibet

A review of Alternative Development on the Tibetan Plateau: The Case of the Slaughter Renunciation Movement, by Gaerrang (Kabzung). Gaerrang (Kabzung)’s dissertation is an engaging…

Installation, Theatricality & Art Objects

A review of Installation and Theatricality. Thinking through Objects, by Gisel Carriconde Azevedo. “I tend to create objects from imagination, with some fragments of reality,…

Disaster & Insecurity in Sri Lanka

A Review of After Disasters: The Persistence of Insecurity in Sri Lanka, by Vivian Choi. Vivian Choi’s dissertation, After Disasters: The Persistence of Insecurity in Sri…

Jute in the Bengal Delta 1850s-1950s

A Review of The Envelope of Global Trade: The Political Economy and Intellectual History of Jute in the Bengal Delta, 1850s to 1950s, by Tariq…

State & Power in Bolivarian Venezuela

A review of State and Power after Neoliberalism in Bolivarian Venezuela, by Donald V. Kingsbury. Contemporary Venezuelan politics have been the center of world attention…

Encyclopaedism in Mamluk Egypt

A review of Encyclopaedism in the Mamluk Period: The Composition of Shihāb al-Dīn al-Nuwayrī’s (d. 1333) Nihāyat al-arab fī funūn al-adab, by Elias I. Muhanna….