Ethnography

Indigenous Papuan women and the struggle for land

Amid the chaotic contestation over natural resources in Papua, it is the indigenous women who are constantly pushed out of the arena.

Other ways of remembering

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...

Not the Emperor’s, not the King’s, but the Straits Chinese

Ann Ang discusses the historical context, origins and identity of the Straits Chinese.

Perspectives on the Past at New Mandala

Welcoming the University of Sydney's Southeast Asian history bloggers to New Mandala.