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The Newsletter 57 Summer 2011

The Newsletter 57 Summer 2011

Cultural Heritage

“Cultural heritage projects mediate what we behold, and what we are told, of the past,” states guest editor Imran bin Tajudeen. “They involve representations and narrations of, and interventions on, aspects of the histories of specifically-defined communities within contemporary frames of reference and signification.”


Contents

1.......... Cover download PDF
2.......... Contents download PDF
3.......... From the Director download PDF

The Study

4 - 6

Postcolonial global cities: The Indian experience
By Swati Bhattacharya and Jayesh G
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7 - 9

Designing colonial cities: the making of modern town planning in the Dutch East Indies and Indonesia (1905-1950)
By Pauline K.M. van Roosmalen
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10 - 11

Engaging China on Africa's agriculture 
By Yongjun Zhao
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12 - 13

Nagtsang Boy’s Joys and Sorrows, or How China liberated the Tibetan grasslands
By Niko Andric
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14 - 15

Gadulia Lohar: Nomads in India
By Ewald Vanvugt
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16

Betel chewing in Laos
By Nguyên Xuân Hiên and Peter A. Reichart
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The Focus: Cultural Heritage

17 - 18

The politics of cultural heritage
By Imran bin Tajudeen
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19

European lessons for Asian heritage studies
By Michael Herzfeld
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20 - 21

Authenticity and hybridity: Scrutinising heritage
By Nira Wickramasinghe
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22 - 23

Architectural conservation of the mosque
By Hasan-Uddin Khan
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24 - 25

From loot to trophy
By Mrinalini Rajagopalan
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26 - 27

The colonial bungalow in India
By Mrinalini Rajagopalan
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28 - 29

Framing and representation of cultural heritage 
By Hazel Hahn
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30 - 31

Constructing cultural heritage
By Sarah Moser
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32

Relics, replicas, and the generals in the 'fairyland' of Myanmar
By Paul Franck
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The Review

33.......... New for review download PDF

34.......... Bookmarked download PDF

35

Remaking area studies
By Eyal Ben-Ari
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36

Dangdut, the sound of Indonesia
By Mrinalini Rajagopalan
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37

Seesawing between poverty and ignorance, prejudice and self-righteousness
By Niels Mulder
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38

Mao Zedong and China
By Paul Doolan
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39

The problem with art history
By Lucien van Valen
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The Network

40.......... News download PDF

41

Opinion: On academia and sea elephants
By Martin Marchman Andersen, Xavier Landes and Morten Ebbe Juul Nielsen
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42 - 43... Announcements download PDF

44

ICAS News
By Paul van der Velde and Martina van den Haak
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45.......... IIAS News download PDF

46..........  IIAS Research download PDF

47.......... IIAS Fellows / Colophons download PDF

48

The David Collection in Copenhagen
By Joachim Meyer
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