Going Nowhere Fast explains why inequality persists at a time when so many people are on the move in search of a better life.
This is a slim book – just 140 pages – but an important one for scholars interested in contemporary processes of social and economic transformation in Cambodia, and Southeast Asia more widely.
This year the ASEAS AGM was due to take place during September’s conference, however following its postponement this year’s AGM will now take place online at 1pm on Tuesday 3 November 2020. All … Continue reading ASEAS(UK) Annual General Meeting
The Crown and the Capitalists provides a notably de-nationalized, trans-nationalized, and inter-nationalized account of modern Thai history, with implications well worthy of consideration and further exploration over the years to come.
ASEAS(UK) are proud to present the first webinar in our Online Event Series, an online panel discussion on Southeast Asian National Responses to Covid-19.
New for 2020, ASEAS(UK) is delighted to announce the launch of our Online Event Series, a programme of webinars bringing together the latest research and debates within Southeast Asian Studies. … Continue reading Online Event Series
Searching for Work provides absorbing snapshots of what life is like for low and unskilled precarious labour in Southeast Asia today. It will be of interest and value to students and scholars of development, gender, migration, and labour.
The Indonesian island of Lombok is home to a deeply Islamic society, where religious groups can have more sway than the formal government. Jeremy Kingsley’s book examines the influence of a network of ulama and Islamic schools to think about how authority actually works on the ground.
By Sandar Win It has been a great pleasure for me to read Koji Kubo’s work on Myanmar’s Foreign Exchange Market since there are a dearth of studies on Myanmar’s … Continue reading Review of: Koji Kubo, Myanmar’s Foreign Exchange Market: Controls, Reforms, and Informal Market
By Shona Loong Myanmar’s faltering political transition has been scrutinised from many angles, but hardly ever through the lens of the survivalist strategies of the country’s poor. This is where … Continue reading Review of: Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung, Everyday Economic Survival in Myanmar
By Astri Suhrke When Violence Works is a provocative title of a book, and Patrick Barron sets about to show how violence has worked in Indonesia in a select number … Continue reading Review of: Patrick Barron, When Violence Works: Postconflict Violence and Peace in Indonesia
By Michael Buehler Stories about growing religious intolerance in Indonesia have frequently made headlines around the world in recent years. The arrest and subsequent imprisonment of the Christian governor of … Continue reading Review of: Jeremy Menchik, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism