This research aims at studying the status of performing arts in Thailand starting from the first year of the Accession of King Rama IX to the Throne in 1946 until the Celebration of His Majesty the King’s 72nd Birthday in 1999.
On the rise of a “hawkish” group within the Vietnamese Communist Party leadership, and the consequences for the revolutionary situation in southern Vietnam, for the North’s relationship with China and the USSR, and for the coming of the American war.
On an exciting combination of ethnographic and botanical research conducted in Thailand, exploring the question of whether cultural knowledge can serve as appropriate scale measures of biodiversity for within-hotspot distribution analysis.
The positive relations between Washington and Hanoi can be attributed to several factors and Ambassador Burghardt will discuss them during this presentation.
Based on interviews with communities in Southeast Sulawesi, Lance Noldeâ€™s talk explores the idea of Sama-Bajau identity from the 1930s until the present and their experience with national development and environmental conservation efforts.
Spirit Writing in Colonial Viet Nam: The Role of a Folk Religion in the Emergence of Modern Vietnamese Nationalism
On the origins of the Spirit Writing movement in Colonial Vietnam, the spirit writing phenomenon and its connections with modern Vietnamese nationalism.
Dr. Anwar Ibrahim, a leading opposition figure in Malaysian politics and that nationâ€™s Deputy Prime Minister from 1993 to 1998, spoke as part of the Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program in Liberal Arts at the University of Hawaii on February 23, 2006.