Vannessa Hearman on a Dutch exhibition on Bali that "packs a punch".
On the unstable historical foundations of Singapore's (supposed) two-hundredth birthday.
A proposal to build oil drilling rigs 100 metres from an archaeological site near Si Thep Historical Park jeopardises what may be Thailand's oldest and biggest ancient city.
Perspectives on the Past's LGBTQ+ history month continues with a reflection on queer theory's portability.
To kick off LBGTQ+ history month, Emily Donald looks at lesbian history and women’s sexuality in Thailand.
A despatch from Brisbane, where an eclectic selection of Indonesian works stands out at the APT.
On the the misuse of western historical sources in the search for Suvarnabhumi.
A personal reflection on the importance of academic freedom
On nationalism, religion, archaeology, folklore and pseudo-history.
The idea of finding the El Dorado of Asia is a continuing obsession.
Notes on the first joint meeting of the Asian Society for the History of Medicine & History of Medicine in Southeast Asia, Jakarta, 27-30 June 2018
Hans Pols proposes a new perspective on the history of colonial medicine from the viewpoint of indigenous physicians.
The most important conference for Asia-Pacific archaeology, heritage & museums is in Vietnam from 23 to 28 September. PoP takes a look at the Southeast Asia sessions & papers we are most excited about.
A heroine of the Indonesian independence movement emerges from behind her husband's shadow
Isla Winarto talks to PoP about the Indonesian Heritage Society's efforts to promote heritage conservation at Jakarta's Museum Tekstil
PoP reviews an important new book on the relationship between feminism and visual art in Indonesia
Writing history in the Indian Ocean world was the result of a complex interplay of global norms and local conditions of textual production.
PoP's completely biased top picks for the 2018 Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) conference
A forgotten cultural frontier reveals Indonesia's version of mid-century modernism
Contemporary art can reveal insights into the friction between cosmopolitanism and tradition in Indonesia
New research on an ancient wreck raises important questions about protection and preservation
The second in a series of articles by veteran journalist Frank Palmos, reflecting on his time living and working in Indonesia in the early 1960s.
A commentary on the Sufi poem of the peculiar whale, by the 16th-century Malay poet Hamzah of Barus.