Call for Papers: Environmental Change, Agricultural Sustainability, and Economic Development in the Lower Mekong Basin,Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, March 16-18, 2017

Call for Papers: Environmental Change, Agricultural Sustainability, and Economic Development in the Lower Mekong Basin,Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, March 16-18, 2017 This conference will focus on the environmental challenges, especially climate change, to agricultural sustainability in the Lower Mekong Basin of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, with special attention to Cambodia and Vietnam.

updated program: workshop on "Middle Classes in East Asia's Global Cities: Spaces, Communities, and Lifestyles," The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 21-23, 2016

With apologies for cross-posting:

"Middle Classes in East Asia's Global Cities:

Spaces, Communities, and Lifestyles"

International Workshop, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 21-23, 2016

Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation

 

Tuesday. June 21, 2016

ToC, The Journal of Burma Studies, volume 20, issue 1, now available online

The Table of Contents for The Journal of Burma Studies Volume 20 Number 1 (June 2016) is below. The Journal is now available online through university libraries that subscribe to Project MUSE (most North American universities do). NUS Press publishes this Journal on behalf of the Center for Burma Studies at Northern Illinois University. 

NEW BOOK: A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks

Stewart Gordon,  South Asia Center, University of Michigan

It is with pleasure that I announce the publication of “A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks” by University Press of New England in their ForeEdge series (ISBN: 978-1-61168-540-4).  The introduction, table of contents and two chapters are available at my website    stewartgordonhistorian.com

A Woman’s Plea For Freedom and the Creole Chinese Public in Pax Neerlandica Java

World Legal History Blog

This blog post looks at a nineteenth-century primary source in Chinese from Batavia (present-day Jakarta) in the Netherlands Indies. The legal document which can be seen here recorded the pleas and ruling by the Chinese Council of Batavia in 1874. In the 1870s, the Chinese population in Batavia comprised slightly more than 20% of population of the Dutch colonial capital city.

Call For Papers: CHILDREN ON THE MOVE: MIGRANT CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN ASIA

Overview

Children and youth comprise an increasing segment of people on the move. According to UNICEF (2012), approximately 33 million international migrants, or 16% of the total migrant population, are under the age of 20. Among these, middle and late adolescents (15-19 yrs.) represent the largest group of young migrants in 2012.

LECTURE> Prof. Ashley Thompson, "Double Realities: The Complex Lives of Ancient Khmer Statuary"

Inaugural lecture by Prof. Ashley Thompson, "Double Realities: The Complex Lives of Ancient Khmer Statuary", 5 May, 18:30, at SOAS, Univ of London

 

Introduction: Professor Nora Taylor
Vote of Thanks: Professor Penny Edwards

Society for Queer Asian Studies (SQAS) Meeting at AAS

Greetings!

The Society for Queer Asian Studies (SQAS) will hold our first official business meeting at AAS on Saturday, April 2 at 1 pm in Room 304 in the convention center. That same evening we will hold our first Queer Cocktail Hour from 9 to 11 pm at the Regatta Bar & Grille on the 2nd floor of the Crowne Plaza, a couple blocks from the Sheraton. All are welcome at both events.

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