Migration and migrant workers

Nick Cheesman in conversation with Sumit K. Mandal on “Becoming Arab”

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;

Irene Fernandez: Speaking truth to power

Irene Fernandez recognised that our humanity is defined by the manner in which we relate to others especially by those whom society considers the least.