Kuala Lumpur

Urban Southeast Asia

This week's bookshelf takes a look at urban Southeast Asia including the role of urban planning and globalization on its cities.

Social Issues in Singapore

This week we take a look at social issues in Singapore in with a number of new releases from World Scientific Publishing.

IIAS: Language & Ethnicity in Myanmar

This week's bookshelf takes a look at the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) recent newsletter focused on Language & Ethnicity in Myanmar.

Spotlight on Viet Nam

This week, our bookshelf spotlights Viet Nam including the recent release of "Vietnam: A New History" by Christopher Goscha.

Medical & Health Issues in SE Asia

Our bookshelf takes a look at medical and health issues in Southeast Asia including a new release on the role of bioscientific research in Singapore.

Women in the Philippines

This week our bookshelf spotlights the experiences of women in the Philippines including Filipina revolutionaries, feminists, writers and members of the global economy.

Contemporary Art in SE Asia

This week our bookshelf takes a look at contemporary art in Southeast Asia and how it intersects with politics and identity in the region.

Histories of Southeast Asia

This week, our bookshelf takes a look at Histories of Southeast Asia in conjunction with the Andaya's upcoming talk on this topic on Oct. 13.

LGBTQ Experiences in Southeast Asia

This week, our bookshelf takes a look at LGBTQ experiences in Southeast Asia; including a new release on queer sexuality in Thai cinema.