On-the-ground studies find enormous variety and behaviour that often confound the conventional categorisations of religious type.
Through Buddhist ceremonies, relations between perpetrators and victims from different places have been reconnected and restructured.
Studying Vietnamese folkloric practices, the artist has crafted objects that reflect the aesthetics of creative subversion and resistance.
The artists’ playful images expose societal norms and offer alternatives to understanding women’s position in society
Intangible Cultural Heritage processes carry a structure whose rigidity is out of place with the subject matter.
All Cambodians suffer from natural resources exploitation, but indigenous peoples' social, cultural and economic ties are deeply ingrained in forests
Kolektif-kolektif berorientasi hak asasi manusia dari Indonesia telah dituduh anti-Semitis di salah satu pameran terbesar di Eropa, Dokumenta di Kassel, German.
...a borderland–frontier in a state of flux, where social and environmental trajectories are diverse, dynamic, and consequential...
In 2018, Gusmao's reframing of his modernist vision through a lulik alliance signalled a return to his cultural roots that assisted in regaining his waning charisma.
Their contributions were fundamental to shaping Vietnam’s early modern social, religious, and economic society, but historical scholarship has neglected their experiences for centuries.
Meet a legendary policeman who trained in martial arts and the occult...
Adapting traditional dance for healthy community building with local women; but are gender boundaries reinforced or deconstructed?
Literati and politicians have constructed a virtual Shan state that lives on in popular media, rock music, and Buddhist ritual.
Uncovering transnational and gendered experiences reveals a far richer and more multifaceted picture of Indonesian art and identity.
The LSS2 dam blocked 2 of the Mekong River Basin's largest rivers, with serious social, economic and cultural impacts.
The eviction of the young nation's only art school has shown who holds the real power in Timor-Leste.
The quest for “good citizens, disciplined, healthy, knowledgeable, highly-skilled with professionalism” may accidentally threaten multidimensional health.
Amid the chaotic contestation over natural resources in Papua, it is the indigenous women who are constantly pushed out of the arena.
Do local peoples—hunter-gatherer, farmers, and others who are “missing” from historical records—remember in the same way? In subjecting memories to maps, we alter the knowledge...
These case studies analyse both the psychological and communal effects of violence and natural disasters and how communities attempt to overcome their effects.
How to track art history as the history of styles deriving from influences, and the history of modernism and its relationship to modernity? Is there art that links Southeast Asia as a region?
New Mandala and the Southeast Asia Institute at The Australian National University are pleased to present this seminar by Professor Adrian Vickers, who is a Visitor in the School of Culture History and Language.
Ann Ang discusses the historical context, origins and identity of the Straits Chinese.
The ‘cari makan’ or a rent-seeking political culture may be the hardest thing to reform in Malaysia, even under a reformist government. And human nature will make this almost impossible to do.