Category: Cambodia Talks
Visiting speaker Ian Baird discusses how resistance occurs in various ways in regard to land concessions in Laos and Cambodia. (on 01/14)
Join us for a talk on the plight of homeless peoples in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a consequence of their enmeshment in a new logic of urban governance.
Join us on 10/21 for a talk by Prof. Roland Fletcher (U of Sydney) on the global significance of Angkor Wat in relation to urban processes.
A talk about how frontier expansion brings into existence new social identities, and new assemblages of “nature” and “culture” (on 11/06)
Angkor Wat was a Hindu temple, built to honor God and King in the early 12th century CE in northwestern Cambodia.
A documentary screening followed by a discussion on international criminal law & national reconciliation.
Benny Widyono will discuss his five years of international service in Cambodia from 1992 to 1997, first as a member of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC), and later as the UN Secretary-GeneralÃ¿s Representative in Cambodia.
In this talk, Professor Benny Widyono will analyze why these trials against the Khmer Rouge, who killed 1.7 million Cambodians during their reign of terror between 1975 and 1979, were delayed for thirty years.
Paul Lavey discusses how stylistic inconsistencies raise questions not only about the nature of “copying” in early Southeast Asian art and the way scholars classify Khmer sculpture, but also about the authenticity of many of the recently revealed images
An afternoon of traditional khmer music, presented by Anthony Rina Deth.