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The Newsletter 64 Summer 2013

The Newsletter 64 Summer 2013

The ongoing story of Macao

Ordained by poet W. H. Auden in the 1930s as a city where “nothing serious could ever happen”, and whose citizens were described only thirty years ago as “among the most unrepresented, forgotten people in Asia”, Macao is now experiencing a remarkable resurgence. In this edition of the Focus, guest editor Tim Simpson outlines the Macao of yesterday, today and the future.


1.......... Cover download PDF
2.......... Contents download PDF
3.......... From the Director download PDF
3.......... Books and Accolades Paul van der Velde, ICAS Secretary download PDF


ICAS Book Prize 2013 Shortlists
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The Study

4 - 5

Norodom Sihanouk and the political agenda of Cambodian music, 1955–1970
By LinDa Saphan
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6 - 7

The painter Willem Imandt revisited
By Paul van der Velde
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8 - 9

Leonardus Joseph (Leo) Eland, painter of ‘Mooi Indie’
By Louis Zweers
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10 - 11

Epigraphic restorations of Timurid architectural heritage
By Elena Paskaleva
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Reviving traditions and creating futures
By William Noseworthy
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Reexamining human rights discourse after the Jewish and the Chinese Holocausts
By Sinkwan Cheng
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Special feature pages: The Opinion

14 - 15

Exploring inclusive Chineseness: neighbourhoods
By Wim Haagdorens
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Indian federalism: the need to look beyond coalition politics
By Tridivesh Singh Maini
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The Review

17 New for review download PDF

18 - 19

Festive Festschrift
By Niels Mulder
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18 - 19

Monograph of a Nepalese town
By Sjoerd Zanen
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Walking on the edge: explorers in China’s borderlands
By Jared Phillips
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By Karuna Sharma
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Between two worlds: women from pesantren appropriating private and public spaces
By Hanny Savitri Hartono
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Cambodian bronze
By Dick van der Meij
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Consuming empire in wartime Japan
By Torsten Weber
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China experiments
By Junpeng Li
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The Focus: The ongoing story of Macao

21 - 23

The ongoing story of Macao
By Tim Simpson
Guest Editor
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24 - 25

Macau in the eyes of a border scholar
By Werner Breitung
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26 - 27

Macau’s ‘sort-of sovereignty’ and the contested meanings of cultural heritage
By Cathryn Clayton
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30 - 31

The British presence in Macau (1635-1793)
By Rogerio Puga
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The voice on the postcolonial stage. Cultural contexts and functions of the creole theatre
By Maria Elisabela Larrea Y Eusébio
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Reinterpreting Macao's society, politics and economy
By Sonny Lo
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Walking in Macao
By Andy Fuller
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Dicionário temático de Macau
By Roderich Ptak
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The Network



Mosques in Singapore: tapping overt and covert power
By Rizwana Abdul Azeez
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By John N. Miksic
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Sex selection and family patterns across Vietnam
By Valentine Becquet and Christophe Z Guilmoto
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46 ....... IIAS new publications download PDF

47 - 49 ,.... Announcements download PDF

50 ....... IIAS Reports download PDF


Delft-Jingdezhen: The Blue Revolution, 400 Year Exchange
IIAS Outreach
By Sandra Dehue
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Reframing my memory of visiting IIAS
Special feature page: The Alumnus
By Dennis Cheng
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53 ....... IIAS Research download PDF

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

The Portrait


A pavilion for Asian art in the new Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
By Menno Fitski, Anna Slaczka & William Southworth
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