This week’s bookshelf spotlights new releases on Islam in Indonesia including titles highlighting the intersections with politics, history, gender, and cinema.
This talk explores such neglected intimacies of Indian coolie households in British Malaya. In doing so, it introduces the concept of “situational agency” and in the process contributes to ongoing discussions in fields of gender, migration and labour studies by problematizing the dichotomous understanding of “agent” and “victim” as mutually exclusive categories.
The University of Hawaiʻi Press has released their Spring 2016 catalog. Here are some of their recent Southeast Asia release.