Trial Access to Armed Conflict Database from the International Institute of Strategic Studies

By Bob Burns|January 23, 2015|Africa, Development Studies, History, Law, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Politics and International Relations, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

We currently have trial access (until 20 Feb 2015) to the Armed Conflict Database (ACD) from the International Institute for Strategic Studies. The Armed Conflict Database monitors armed conflicts worldwide, focusing on political, military and humanitarian trends in current conflicts, whether they are local rebellions, long-term insurgencies, civil wars or inter-state conflicts. In addition to the comprehensive historical background for each conflict, the weekly timelines and the monthly updates, the

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South East Asia – January 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 21, 2015|South East Asia|0 comments

SEA General Advancing Singapore-China economic relations / edited by Saw Swee-Hock and John Wong. Transnational dynamics in Southeast Asia : the greater Mekong Subregion and Malacca Straits economic corridors / edited by Nathalie Fau, Sirivanh Khonthapane, Christian Taillard. Trails of bronze drums in early Southeast Asia : exchange routes and connected cultural spheres / Ambra Calò. ASEAN and human trafficking : case studies of Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam / by

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South East Asia – July 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 1, 2014|South East Asia|0 comments

SEA General Ethnicity, borders, and the grassroots interface with the state : studies on Southeast Asia in honor of Charles F. Keyes / edited by John A. Marston. Early mainland Southeast Asia : from first humans to Angkor / by Charles Higham. Lost Kingdoms. Hindu-Buddhist sculpture of Early Southeast Asia. John Guy. Diaspora : the story of the South Asian muslim diaspora in Southeast Asia today / by Farish A.

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Journal back-files on open access, including Journal of the American Oriental Society

By Mary Fisk|April 7, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, China and Inner Asia, History, Linguistics, Literature, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Religions, South Asia, South East Asia|0 comments

(via the AWOL blog) – The prestigious Journal of the American Oriental Society has made its out-of-copyright material available on open-access. Content covers research by American scholars and Orientalists on the literatures and civilizations of the Near East, North Africa, South and Southeast Asia, Inner Asia, the Far East and the Islamic World. Open-access volumes cover Vol.1 (1843) to Vol. 42 (1922) Click here to go to Journal of the

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South East Asia – February 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 5, 2014|South East Asia|0 comments

SEA General Buddhist narrative in Asia and beyond : in honor of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on her fifty-fifth birth anniversary / edited by Peter Skilling and Justin McDaniel. Ceramics of seduction : glazed wares from Southeast Asia / Dawn F. Rooney ; editors: Narisa Chakrabongse, Alice Williamson ; photography: Andrew Smart. Gambling with the land : the contemporary evolution of Southeast Asian agriculture / Rodolphe De Koninck, Jean-François

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Anthropology and Sociology – August to November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 13, 2013|Anthropology and Sociology|0 comments

An anthropology of images : picture, medium, body / Hans Belting ; translated by Thomas Dunlap. Carnival and cannibal ; Ventriloquous evil / by Jean Baudrillard ; translated by Chris Turner. The spirit of mourning : history, memory and the body / by Paul Connerton. Material memories / by edited by Marius Kwint, Christopher Breward and Jeremy Aysnley. From Berg’s Materializing culture series…“This book is an attempt to understand the

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South East Asia – October 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 30, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

SEA/Pacific general A heritage of ruins : the ancient sites of Southeast Asia and their conservation / William Chapman. Gender and Islam in Southeast Asia : women’s rights movements, religious resurgence and local traditions / edited by Susanne Schröter. Southeast Asian cinema / ouvrage publié sous la direction/edited by Gaëtan Margirier & Jean-Pierre Gimenez = Le cinéma d’Asie du Sud-Est. Performance, popular culture, and piety in Muslim Southeast Asia /

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South East Asia – September 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 8, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

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.

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South East Asia and Pacific Islands – June 2012 to May 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 25, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

The “other” Karen in Myanmar : ethnic minorities and the struggle without arms / Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung. Global Filipinos : migrants’ lives in the virtual village / Deirdre McKay. “Siam” : ten ways to look at Thailand’s past / Barend Jan Terwiel. Aid dependence in Cambodia : how foreign assistance undermines democracy / Sophal Ear. The Politics of Timor-leste : democratic consolidation after intervention / Michael Leach … [et al.],

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South East Asia – September 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 9, 2012|South East Asia|0 comments

A woman of Bangkok / Jack Reynolds. Bangkok hard time / Jon Cole. Burma : a nation at the crossroads / Benedict Rogers. Flows and movements in Southeast Asia : new approaches to transnationalism / edited by Noboru ishikawa. Malaysian tales : retold & remixed / edited by Daphne Lee. Parties and parliaments in Southeast Asia : non-partisan chambers in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand / Roland Rich. Peacebuilding and

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