About the Talk What does the promise of ocean history — as distinct from oceanic or maritime history — mean for Asian Studies? How does the emergent field of ocean history open up new spaces for knowing Asia and reshape our perception of the national, regional, and disciplinary boundaries that ground (and bound) area studies […]
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.
Join us on Oct. 13 for a talk by Dr. Leonard Andaya and Dr. Barbara Andaya on “Writing Regional and National Histories in Southeast Asia”.
Barbara Watson Andaya and Leonard Andaya’s discuss their writing of a regional history of ‘early modern’ Southeast Asia in their 2015 Golay lecture at Cornell.
This week our bookshelf spotlights recent releases on the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia.
This week we spotlight a variety of books on the experiences of the Hmong in Southeast Asia.
Our bookshelf this week spotlights the energy-rich sultanate of Brunei.
This week we feature historical tales of passion for sports, music, and loved ones during times of war in Myanmar.
James C. Scott takes on the narratives that states hold dear, engaging the stories we tell ourselves about agriculture & animal domestication.
Here we feature four recently published books on the history of Laos.