Straits Settlements’ Flooding: Considering Nature-Induced Disasters in Historic Context – a seminar by Dr Fiona Williamson (Wed, 14 September 2016)

Speaker: Dr Fiona Williamson (Research Fellow, NUS Asia Research Institute) Date: Wednesday, 14 September 2016 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis This presentation considers the nineteenth century history of flood disasters in colonial Singapore and, to a… Continue Reading

Silence and consent: Continuum of (non)-veiling, Malay femininity, and the new Islamisation in Malaysia – a seminar by Dr Alicia Izharuddin (Wed, 23 March 2016)

Speaker: Dr Alicia Izharuddin (Senior Lecturer, University of Malaya) Date: Wednesday, 23 March 2016 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20) Synopsis This paper examines the modern history of veiling in Malaysia using the continuum… Continue Reading

Flower extract and golden ash for HIV patients in Myanmar: Anthropological study of HIV treating healers at the margins of the formal health system – a seminar by Dr Céline Coderey (Wed, 2 March 2016)

Speaker: Dr Céline Coderey (Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute and Teaching Fellow in Tembusu College, NUS) Date: Wednesday, 2 March 2016 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20) Synopsis Next to Thailand and Cambodia, Myanmar has the… Continue Reading

Understanding the City Production from Inside: A View from Hồ Chí Minh City’s Alleyways Neighbourhoods – a seminar by Dr Marie Gibert (Wed, 11 November 2015)

Speaker: Dr Marie Gibert (Asia Research Institute, NUS) Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2015 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20) Synopsis Pursuing the “art of being global” (Roy and Ong, 2011), Hồ Chí Minh City falls… Continue Reading