"Most fundamentally, the study of politics requires attention to identity."
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;
Anti-LGBT groups merges scientific jargon with religious conservatism to deliberately obscure the larger terrain of academic debates.
Ann Ang discusses the historical context, origins and identity of the Straits Chinese.
Political Islam at GE14 isn't just a race between parties as democratisation throws up alliances and fractures to define Muslim society.