This week’s bookshelf spotlights a range of new releases on Cambodia.
Join the EWC for their Wednesday Evening Seminar featuring a talk by Dr. Paul Lavy on the multifaceted history and shifting significance of Angkor Wat as a symbol of French colonial power, an icon of Cambodian national identity, a marketing logo, and a major international tourist destination.
Join CSEAS on March 8 for a talk by Dr. William Chapman on “Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia: A Traveler’s Guide through History, Ruins, and Landscapes”.
This week’s bookshelf takes a look at urbanization in Southeast Asia and how it affects women in Cambodia and Sarawak, Malaysia.
Congratulations to UH Mānoa graduate Alexandra M. McDougle who has been selected as 2016-17 Luce Scholar in Cambodia!
Congratulations to alumnus Jessica Austin, who received her MA in Asian Studies, who received a 2016-17 U.S. Student Fulbright Fellowship for Cambodia!
This week our bookshelf spotlights the Khmer Rogue Tribunal on the 10 year anniversary of its founding in 2006.
We conclude our Spring 2016 Music Program with a classic psychedelic/garage hit from Cambodia prior to the Khmer Rouge takeover.
EWC Talk: Voices for Reconciliation: Media Outreach and Survivor Engagement at the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia
Please join the EWC in Honolulu on May 4 for a talk about EWC’s Asian International Justice Initiative ‘Voices for Reconciliation’ project which uses a combination of mass media, community based outreach and capacity building to engage the Cambodian community in the Khmer Rouge trials. AIJI deputy director Christophe Sperfeldt will present the talk which will cover Cambodia’s post-justice process as well as project experiences and lessons learned.
Join the UH Mānoa Dept. of Art & Art History on April 10 for a panel discussion on Panel Discussion: John Young, Artist as Collector, with Roger Bellinger, Co-Founder of the John Young Foundation and Victor Kobayashi, Professor Emeritus and Founding Dean of Outreach College, UHM. This special event is part of the exhibit “Fragments & Empire examines Cambodian (or Khmer) Art of the Angkor Empire”.