Tag Archives: Southeast Asia

The personal archives of Lim Chong Keat, Part 1

Since the book that I have been working on for more than 10 years is finally almost done (it should be out in a few months time), I have recently embarked on a new research project exploring the post-independence architects … Continue reading

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T. K. Sabapathy on Michael Sullivan

Last night eminent local art historian/teacher/curator/writer T. K. Sabapathy delivered the NUS Museum Anniversary Lecture “About Michael Sullivan” at the University Cultural Centre. Although the title of the lecture is ostensibly about Michael Sullivan, the founding curator of the University … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 12: “The New Arenas of Conservation Diplomacy: challenging the narratives of material antiquity in Southeast Asia”

by Prof. Tim Winter, Deakin University The methodological nationalisms and classificatory typologies, which have shaped the historiography of Southeast Asia’s architectural past, have been particularly pronounced in the study of the region’s antiquity and classical architecture. The mutual emergence of … Continue reading

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New documentary on Van Molyvann

In past two decades or so, there has been a surge of interests in modernist architecture in around the world, especially those outside Western Europe and North America. These modernist architecture are typically not considered “canonical” nor are they included … Continue reading

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SEAARC Symposium Abstract 5: “Architecture, Feminism, Gender: Relevance and Resilience in the Southeast Asian context”

by Dr. Lilian Chee, National University of Singapore While postcoloniality arrived at the shores of Asian and Southeast Asian architectural discourse rather belatedly through the auspices of critical theory and literary criticism, the relationship, relevance and import of feminist and … Continue reading

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Panel at Society of Architectural Historians Conference, 2014

Two of SEAARC members will be at the SAH 2014 Conference at Austin, Texas. We are both involved in the session “Architectural Histories of Maritime Asia”, scheduled to be held between 3pm and 5.15pm on Thursday, April 10. You can find the … Continue reading

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