Associations and the polyvocality of social media can bring to fore diverse meanings of being in the diaspora
The materiality of writing has major implications for the practice of history...When you look at a ‘medieval’ Javanese manuscript, it is almost always an 18th or 19th century copy of a copy of a copy ... and so on.
A discussion on the power and limits of colonial racial categories; Hadramis, Sayyids and Sharifas in maritime Southeast Asia; modernity and cultural hybridity; the descendants of Arabs in the Malay world today;
Ann Ang discusses the historical context, origins and identity of the Straits Chinese.
Welcoming the University of Sydney's Southeast Asian history bloggers to New Mandala.