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The Newsletter 28 Summer 2002

The Newsletter 28 Summer 2002

Sports in Asia

Since the early twentieth century, sports have continued to play significant roles in the formation processes of nations and nation states. Few modern states have abstained from the educative and disciplinary opportunities embedded in the curricula of physical education and sports. Furthermore, states and their representatives have become increasingly aware of the symbolic value and practical benefits of international sporting events ...

Editorial Page

2 Director’s Note / Wim Stokhof (p. 2-3)
2 Editorial / Maurice Sistermans

General News

1 The War against Terrorism in Indonesia / Freek Colombijn (p.1, 3- 4)
4 Taipei and/or Beijing? The Vatican’s Dilemma / Raymond R.M. Tai (p.4- 5)

Theme: Sports in Asia

6 Sports in Asia and Sports Studies in Asian Studies / Wolfram Manzenreiter
7 Sport, History and Asian Societies / James Mills
7 Sports in Korea / Ahn Min-Seok
8 Sports and Politics in Taiwan: Baseball and National Identity / Chien-Yu Lin
8 Japan, Korea and the 2002 World Cup / John Horne
9 Chinese Sports History Studies / Fan Hong
9 Contested Landscapes of Marine Sports / Carolin Funck (p.9- 10)
10 Failure in Sport / William W. Kelly
11 The Rise of Women’s Sport / Eunha Koh
12 Globalizing Indian Football / Paul Dimeo
12 Urban Tourist: An Interview with the Guest Editor, Wolfram Manzenreiter / Guita Winkel

Research & Reports

14 Styles of Lute Playing / Emmie te Nijenhuis
15 François Balthazar Solvyns: A Flemish Artist in Bengal, 1791-1803 / Robert Hardgrave

Developments and Movements of New Indonesian Film / Katinka van Heeren


Cataloguing Canonical Texts of the Tibetan Bon Religion / Samten Karmay

17 Introduction: The Bonpo Canon / Henk Blezer
17 Tibetological Collections & Archives Series / Henk Blezer
18 The Bonpo Katen Cataloguing Project / Samten Karmay
18 Ferdinand Hamer: Martyr in China / Harry Knipschild (p.18- 19)
19 Southeast Asia in the Eyes of the Egyptians / Mona Abaza (p.19- 20)
20 Engaging Burma/Myanmar / David Mathieson (p.20- 21)
21 Young Japanese Researchers on Southeast Asia – Series / Rogier Busser
21 Decentralization in Thailand / Fumio Nagai
22 Travels in the Past: Photos Alphons Hustinx / Louis Zweers
23 When Executives Chant Dhikr / Noorhaidi Hasan & Ahmad Syaf ’I Mufid
24 Review on the Development of Eurasian Relations / Yu Jianhua
25 The Dutch Connection / Christèle Dedebant
26 Xun Zi in the Intellectual Context of Early China / Masayuki Sato
26 Sri Lanka in the 21st Century: Legacies & Challenges / Karori Singh (p.26- 27)
27 A Unique University in Northeast India: NEHU and its Possibilities / Jan Brouwer & T.B. Subba


28 Religious Revivalism as Nationalist Discourse / Victor van Bijlert
28 Social Mobility in Kerala / Janaki Abraham
29 Learn Nepali: Talk Later / Mark Turin
29 Editorial / Touraj Atabaki
29 Life After the Soviet Union / Touraj Atabaki
30 What is so Modern about this Southeast Asia History? / Michael Laffan
30 Station to Station / Freek Colombijn
31 Chinese Business Networks / Prema Rajogopalan
31 Red Guards in Mid-Life Crisis / Irmy Schweiger
32 Four New Looks at Japan / Jan van Bremen (p.32- 33)
33 Yen Bloc: Toward Economic Integration / Marie-Aimee Tourres
34 The Victim as Hero / Margaret Sleeboom
34 The Online Burma - Myanmar Library / David Arnott
35 Books Received

Asian Art & Cultures

36 Filmed Representations of South Asians / Monica Ghosh
37 (Re)Claiming Space / Talinn Gregor
38 Delving into Shangri La / Sharon Littlefield
38 ASEMUS sidebar
39 ASEMUS Conference ‘Marketplace of Museums’ / Ken Vos
40 Let’s Pause & Talk, Let’s Pause & Drink / Youngna Kim
40 Asian Arts Online / Thomas Berghuis
41 Arts Agenda / GATE Foundation (p.41- 42)


43 IIAS Staff
IIAS Research Programmes
IIAS Agenda
44 IIAS Research Fellows
45 Genomics in Asia / Margaret Sleeboom
Media & Public Debate / Shoma Munshi
46 IIAS Publications
INIS Publication
How Languages Express Time Differently
/ Kuang Mei
47 Oral History Workshop / Ratna Saptari
CLARA Publications
48 Europe and Asia – one year after 11 September / Roberta Zavoretti
Alliance Short Update / Marieke te Booij & Josine Stremmelaar
Asia-Europe Workshop Series Update / Marieke te Booij & Josine Stremmelaar
Alliance Partners sidebar
49 International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) / Josine Stremmelaar
ICAS 3 Call for Proposals
European Associations for Asian Studies
Travel Grant Recipients
ASEF 5-Year Anniversary / Jessica Yom
50 ASEM in an Evolving Post-9/11 World Order / Sebastian Bersick
International Security and the Asian Heartland / Paul Meerts
School of Foreign Service / Kh J Bayasakh
The Caucasus and Central Asia Program / Sanjyot Mehendale
51 TANAP - New Scholarships for History Students in Asia / Henk Niemeijer
TANAP Diary / Tuan Hoang Ahn en Sri Margana
Second TANAP Workshop / Henk Niemeijer
Insects and Power Cuts / Pieter Koenders
New TANAP PhD Research / Henk Niemeijer


52 2003 Biennial AKSE Conference / Antonetta Bruno
Hani-Ahka Culture Conference / Li Qibo
Cultures of Masculinity in South Asia / Radhika Chopra & Sanjay Srivastava
Environmental History of Asia / Deepak Kumar & Richard Grove
Globalizing Media and Local Society in Indonesia / Makoto Koike
53 Fatwas and the Dissemination of Religious Authority in Indonesia / Michael Laffan
Centring the Margin / Reed Wadley
Stability of Rainforest Margins in Southeast Asia / Robert Weber
54 International Conference Agenda (p.54- 55)


2 IIAS Information
21 Burma/Myanmar teaser / Gustaaf Houtman
52 IIAS ICOPHIL Conference

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