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The Newsletter 54 Summer 2010

The Newsletter 54 Summer 2010

Religion and Global Empire

Guest Editor Kiri Paramore brings together ideas of religion, power and identity in Asia in his theme Religion and Global Empire.

Contents #54

Summer 2010

1 Cover
3 From the Editor

The Study

4 - 5

Iran: social revolt and prospects for change (part 2) Mehdi Parvizi Amineh

6 - 9 World Heritage site status: boon or bane? Ean Lee
10 Leather gloves and tiny fingers Anna Ensing
11 $#@% mak!: the oil in the multicultural machine Yeoh Seng Guan
12 - 15 Sexuality and power: towards an intimate history of the consolidation of Dutch rule in early 19th century Java Peter Carey
16 Art collections in wartime in the Netherlands East Indies 1942-1945 Louis Zweers

The Focus - Religion and Global Empire

17 - 18 Politics and religion in Asia – comparative frameworks Kiri Paramore
19 The value of comparison Peter van der Veer
20 - 21 The historical roots and character of Secularism in China Prasenjit Duara
22 - 23 The second encounter between Confucianism and Christianity Ya-pei Kuo
24 - 25 Religion as practice, politics as mission Kiri Paramore
26 - 27 Ultimate concerns: religion, the state and the nation in Korea Boudewijn Walraven
28 - 29 Negotiation over religious space in Vietnam Edyta Roszko
30 Confucian thought in early Nishida Dermott Walsh
31 Japan, the Jews, and divine election: Nakada Juji’s Christian nationalism Aike P. Rots
32 Women, Confucianism and nation-building in Han Yongun’s novel Death Jung-Shim Lee

The Review

33 New For Review
24 Bookmarked
35 Indian students back home and abroad Michiel Baas

Southeast Asia and the great powers Ang Chen Guan

37 In our third age / Inventing ourselves as Filipinos Niels Mulder
38 The Indonesian Reader Laura Noszlopy
38 Epistemic anxieties and colonial common sense Katrina Gulliver

The Network

39 News
40 Opinion – What do Chinese negotiators think? Lessons from Copenhagen Kerry Brown
41 A longitudinal treasure trove Ron Witton
42 Folk gods, memorial stones, pastoral communities and temples Edeltraud Bienek & Sonja Stark-Wild
44 Announcements
45 IIAS Research
46 IIAS Fellows
47 Colophon

The Portrait

48 Simply a sari? Anna Yeadell

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