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Dr. Barbara Andaya will talk about the interaction between first-generation Christian missionaries and the largely Hokkien-speaking Chinese in Spanish Manila between 1582 and 1663.
This week’s bookshelf takes a look at new releases on the history of China’s relationship with and Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia.
Join the East-West Center in Washington, DC on June 21 for a special briefing on the recently released report Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia and the Dynamics of U.S.-China-Southeast Asia Relations. The study, released on June 20, is the culmination of a two-year MacArthur Foundation supported grant.
This week we spotlight a variety of books on the experiences of the Hmong in Southeast Asia.
Several SEA documentaries at the 2009 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival this December.
Viet Nam: From an “Universal Country” Representing the Chinese Civilization to a “Regional Country” in Southeast Asia
Today Vietnam is a member of ASEAN. For Vietnamese people, however, this issue becomes a matter of historical questioning from the origin of when they considered themselves members of Southeast Asia.
Dr. John Hartmann discusses the irrigated rice production system of the early Tai people.