Here’s an update and good news from SOAS Library. We have recently purchased two remarkable acquisitions for the South-East Asia collections in the library. 1. The Papers of Lee Kuan Yew : speeches, interview and dialogues (1950-2011), comprising 19 volumes plus bibliographical references and index. All the 20 items are kept under the classmark: L. HI320 / 515961. Key features of the publication include: The most comprehensive collection of various
We now have a trial access to the online version of the Rare Journals of the Burma Research Society until the 2nd of July 2015. There are two options for you to access the online database: The link for on-campus access: http://portal.igpublish.com/iglibrary/ (no login required, when you are in SOAS buildings using SOAS Internet) The link for off-campus access: https://ezproxy.soas.ac.uk/login?url=http://portal.igpublish.com/iglibrary/ (login required with your normal SOAS Login) Note: external members
Exhibition for Raising Awareness of Information on Tai or Shan Cultural Studies Where: Wolfson Gallery in SOAS Library, University of London When: November and December 2014; Admission: Free (Subject to Library Admission – http://www.soas.ac.uk/library/using/admission/) The Shan ethnic group, who call themselves “Tai”, is one of the Asian ethnic groups with a long history of civilization as seen in their rich cultural traditions, visual and performance arts, literary works and seasonal festivals.
Southeast Asian Studies is an open access journal published by Kyoto University. The journal engages in wide-ranging and in-depth discussions that are attuned to the issues, debates, and imperatives within the region, while affirming the importance of learning and sharing ideas on a cross-country, global, and historical scale. Being an open access journal, it means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users
‘Archaeologizing’ heritage? transcultural entanglements between local social practices and global virtual realities / Michael Falser, Monica Juneja, editors. InFlux: Contemporary Art in Asia / Parul Dave Mukherji … [et al.]. Things done change : the cultural politics of recent Black artists in Britain / Eddie Chambers. Architecture in Burma : moments in time / Lorie Karnath. The figurative works of Chen Hongshou (1599-1652) : authentic voices/expanding markets / Tamara Heimarck
SEA/Pacific general Cosmopolitan sex workers : women and migration in a global city / Christine B.N. Chin. The longest journey : Southeast Asians and the pilgrimage to Mecca / Eric Tagliacozzo. Brunei Post-war Borneo, 1945-1950 : nationalism, empire, and state-building / Ooi Keat Gin. Burma/Myanmar The era of general Ne Win : a biographical approach of his military and political career considering Burmese traditions of political succession / Larah Wessendorf.
Following the 2010 elections, Myanmar/Burma has seen rapid political and economic reforms with the installation of a democratic government. Major parts of these reforms include the new Ceasefire Agreements singed between the government and the armed ethnic groups. The setback, however, is that, despite the ceasefire agreements, fighting between the government’s Burma Army and the armed ethnic groups is still going on particularly in Kachin State and Shan State. Nevertheless,
Database updates China Academic Journals (CAJ) 中国期刊全文数据库 now includes masters theses and doctoral dissertations The popular Chinese language database now includes access to masters theses (1999-2012) and doctoral dissertations (2000-2012). These can be searched or browsed individually or cross searched with all of our other CAJ packages. A small percentage of the articles are images which can be converted to text-based articles by using the OCR button. http://oversea.cnki.net/ [On-campus] http://bit.ly/CAJTheses
A history of Sino-Malaysian interactions / by Zhou Weimin, Tang Lingling ; adapted & ed. by See Hoon Peow ; translated by Tan Yau Chong. Belgian tourists in Burma, Siam, Vietnam and Cambodia (1897 & 1900) / Captain Georges ‘Puck’ Chaudoir, Mr. and Mrs. Émile Jottrand ; translated and with introductions by Walter E. J. Tips. Borneo transformed : agricultural expansion on the Southeast Asian frontier / edited by Rodolphe
1982 / Simon Fujiwara edited by Miguel Amado. Departure from the homeland : Indo-Europeans and archaeology / edited by Marc Vander Linden, Karlene Jones-Bley. Tradition and change : contemporary art of Asia and the Pacific / edited by Caroline Turner. Utsukushiki Ajia no tamatebako : Shiatoru Bijutsukan shozō Nihon Tōyō bijutsu meihinten / Kawai Masatomo, Nishioka Yasuhiro, Shirahara Yukiko henshū.;美しきアジアの玉手箱 : シアトル美術館所蔵日本東洋美術名品展 / 河合正朝 UNESCO/Japanese Funds-in-Trust project : preservation of