Articles by Julia Mayer

Selfie with the Prime Minister

A new film tells the bittersweet story of a young Rohingya refugee's quest for a selfie with Najib.

The allure of Joget Gamelan

Threatened by neglect and officialdom, can the great Malay tradition of Joget Gamelan make a comeback?

Anlong Veng calling

Reconciliation and remembrance in the Khmer Rouge’s last stronghold.

Toward peace, reconciliation, and an end to genocide

Personal perspectives of Cambodia’s people.

No strings attached

The enduring popularity of Myanmar’s Zat Pwe.

Justice’s slow but steady march in Cambodia

Life sentences upheld for former Khmer Rouge officials.

A building and brutality

Can architecture help heal the wounds of Cambodia's genocide?

Mak Yong in May: Sembah Guru

Julia Mayer recounts watching the ancient North Malaysian dance-theatre known as Mak Yong.