FASS Bookshare celebrates and showcases books authored by faculty members who have dedicated years of research into their publications.
In previous years Bookshare has highlighted single-authored books in a range of disciplines and topics, such as Development, Migration, and Protest in Asia, Southeast Asian Cosmopolitanism, Urbanism, and Tourism, and Religion, Diaspora, and Travel.
This edition of Bookshare focuses on Southeast Asian Art, Culture, and Colonial History.
|Professor Maurizio Peleggi will be speaking about his latest book, Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory.
|Assistant Professor Gerard Sasges will talk about his new book Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina.
Associate Professor David Teh will present on his recent book, Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary.
Date and Time: Thursday, 11 October, 12-1:45pm
Venue: FASS Research Division Seminar Room, Level 6, Room 42, AS7 Shaw Foundation Building, 5 Arts Link, 117570
Attendance: If you would like to attend Bookshare, RSVP with your full name and email at the Eventbrite page. Seating is limited, so do RSVP early and if your plans change, please cancel the reservation.
Directions: From Kent Ridge MRT take bus A1 from Exit A and alight at LT 13.
Walk up a small hill to AS7. Take the elevator to level 6 and walk around the corner past the restrooms. Turn left at the glass door; the Seminar Room will be in front of you. You may also view other public transport and driving directions from Google Maps at the Eventbrite page.
|12:00pm-12:15pm||Registration and Refreshments|
|12:15-12:20pm||Introduction by Chair, Associate Professor Itty Abraham|
|12:20-12:35pm||Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory by Professor Maurizio Peleggi|
|12:35-12:50pm||Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina by Assistant Professor Gerard Sasges|
|12:50-1:05pm||Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary by Associate Professor David Teh|
|1:05-1:20pm||Q & A Session|