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The Newsletter 62 Winter 2012

The Newsletter 62 Winter 2012

Chinese and EU Energy Security

The energy security challenge of the 21st century

China and the European Union have common vulnerabilities and interests in the areas of energy, environmental protection, and sustainability. In this edition of the Focus, Guest editors Mehdi P. Amineh and Yang Guang ask how they should proceed with regards to mutual cooperation


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

The Study

4 - 5

Ethno-religious heritage in Singapore and the quest
By Bernard Arps
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Indies prison notebooks
By Elizabeth Chandra
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Law reform and human rights in Indonesia-Myanmar
By Melissa Crouch
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8 - 9

Of pop, kitsch, and cultural heritage: A meditation on cultural heritage and its intimate relationship with history
By Ulrich Timme Kragh
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India-China-Pakistan economic axis: reality or wishful thinking?
By Manish Vaid & Tridivesh Singh Maini
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Special feature pages: The Opinion


India’s Republic Day: language & the nation
By Rituparna Roy
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12 - 13

Southeast Asian studies as a form of power
By Pingtjin Thum
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Navigating Indonesia’s bureaucracy: getting a research permit
By Sharyn Graham Davies
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The Focus: Chinese and EU Energy Security

21 - 23

China’s and the European Union’s energy security challenges in the 21st century
By Mehdi P. Amineh and Yang Guang
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24 - 25

The Central Eurasian hydrocarbon energy complex
By Robert M. Cutler
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25 - 26

New players, rules and conditions for the Caspian energy great game
By Frank Umbach
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China's foreign energy policy towards Iran
By Yu Guoqing
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China's energy policy towards the Caspian region: the case of Kazakhstan
By Huirong Zhao and WU Hongwei
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Energy ties and the China-Angola strategic partnership
By Chen Mo
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The dragon's oil politics in Latin America
By Sun Hongbo
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Japan and Iran: an evaluation of relationship-building in the context of energy security supply
By Raquel Shaoul
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32 - 33

The governance perspectives behind renewables
By Daniel Scholten
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Development characteristics of the solar energy industry and related policies in China
By Li Xiaohua
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The Brazilian biofuel industry: achievements, challenges, and geopolitics
By Mairon G. Bastos Lima
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Hydropower in China: development or slow-down?
By Eduard B. Vermeer
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The Review

15 - 16 New for review download PDF


The routine of atrocities
By Alex de Jong
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Ahmedabad: a cautionary tale
By Ward Berenschot
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Oral and written traditions
By George Kam Wah Mak
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Engaging the nation across borders
By Chiara Formichi
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A reconciliation of historiographies
By William Noseworthy
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Terminology and the translational ambiguities of public health
By Vivek Neelakantan
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The Network

40 - 41

The Substation: art and culture in/of the city-state Singapore
Special feature page: The Performative Space

By Roy Voragen
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42 - 44... News from Asia download PDF

45.......... Cobbled streets without traffic
Special feature page: The Alumni

Ranjini and Gananath Obeyesekere download PDF

46 - 47... Announcements download PDF


IIAS News download PDF
- Rath, S (ed.) 2012. Aspects of Manuscript Culture in South India
- Nov. 2013: Int. Conference Patterns of Early Urbanity
- IIAS PhD Platform
- IIAS Global Agenda

The Report

49.......... World Wide Asia: Asian Flows, Global Impacts
Report of the second IIAS Summer Programme

By Thien-Huong Ninh download PDF

49.......... UKNA Roundtable download PDF
Report of the first Roundtable of the 'Urban Knowledge Network Asia' (UKNA), Delft, the Neterlands, 5-6 November 2012.

50 - 51

History, Identity & Collective Memory: In Search of Modern China
Report by Sandra Dehue
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North Korea in the Spotlights: IIAS Annual Lecture 2012 given by Geir Helgesen
Report by Willem Vogelsang
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53.......... IIAS Research projects download PDF

54 - 55... IIAS Fellows download PDF
- All fellows at IIAS
- IIAS Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Portrait


Batik: Spectacular Textiles of Java
By Natasha Reichle
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