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Asia Pacific Week is an interdisciplinary conference held annually in Canberra, Australia, aimed at high-achieving tertiary students from around the world who have an academic interest in Asia and the Pacific. The 2017 conference will explore the theme of ‘A Changing Landscape’: examining the changes occurring in the Asia-Pacific region, and the steps that must be taken to ensure its stability and growth.
The recent New York Times article on the role of two respected US scholars in the looting of Cambodian antiquities is interesting. It reminds me that Cambodia suffered from a far more illustrious looter – André Malraux. The story, told by Steven Boswell in his highly acclaimed alternative guide to Phnom Penh, King Norodom's Head, is reproduced here: http://wp.me/p4EQSY-K.
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies