ARCHIVE 2002-2003

ARCHIVE 2002-2003

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FALL 2002


Vo Quy
Founder/former Director, Centre for Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi
on: The History of Conservation in Vietnam

Vietnam Film Series

Pam McElwee
PhD Candidate, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale Univeristy
“This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: Property and Land Tenure under Colonialism, Socialism and “The Market” in 20th Century Vietnam”
YSN Conference: Ecological & Health Effects: Vietnam War

Carol Colfer
Visiting Fellow, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University; Program Leader, Center for International Forestry Research
“Toward Sustainable Forest Management with Local Communities in Indonesia”


Kirk Talbott
former VP for Asia at Conservation International
“The Rule of Law and Natural Resources Management in Southeast Asia - an Environmental Security Nexus” 


Reed Wadley
Assistant Professor of Ecological & Environmental Anthropology, University of Missouri-Columbia
“Lines in the Forest: Internal Territorialization and Local Accommodation in West Kalimantan, Indonesia (1865-1979)”

Andrew P. Vayda
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Rutgers University
Sr. Research Associate, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
“Bugis Settlers in East Kalimantan’s Kutai National Park: Methods and Explanations in Research on Their Past and Present and on Possibiities for Their Future”


George N. Appell
Senior Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, Brandeis University
President, Borneo Research Council
Director, Sabah Oral Literature Project
“Research Among the Rungus and Bulusu’ Peoples of Borneo: Theoretical Issues Informing the Analysis of Social Systems, Property, Ownership and Resource Use”


Michael Peletz
Professor of Anthropology and
W.S. Schupf Professor of Far Eastern Studies, Colgate University
“Islam and the Politics of Legitimacy: Malaysia in the Aftermath of September 11th”

J. Stephen Lansing
Professor of Anthropology, University of Arizona
“Perfect Order: Recognizing Complexity in Bail”




John Balaban
Professor and Poet-In-Residance,
Dept English,North Carolina State University
“Translating Ho Xuan Huong”
February 7
Southeast Asia Spring Festival
Featuring: Balinese Dancers from the
Indonesian Consulate, NYC;
Vietnamese songs by Quynh Vi &
Photo exhibit by Thang Tran
Christianto Wibisono
Founder, Center for World Conscience (CWC), 2002
“Terrorism, Democracy and Civilization”
Film Series: “Romantic February: Love in Southeast Asia”
Sulak Sivaraksa
Visiting Professor, Harvard-Yenching Institute;
Co-founder, International Network of Engaged Buddhists
“A Buddhist Response to 9/11/01”
Octovianis Mote
Visiting Fellow, Yale Genocide Studies Program
“West Papua After Suharto-Indonesia”
Signe Howell
Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, Norway
“Chewong (Peninsular Malaysia) Concepts of Living Things: Neo-animism and ‘Primitive Religions’
Celia Lowe
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington;Visiting Fellow, Environmental Science, Policy & Management, UC Berkeley
“Making the Monkey: The Social Production of an Endemic Species in Indonesia”
Ben Kerkvliet
Head, Department of Political and Social Change, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University
“The Peasantry and the Communist Party in Vietnam: Decollectivizing Agriculture through Non-collective Action, 1960s-1980s”
John Taylor
Visiting Fellow, Genocide Studies Program, Yale University; Professor of Politics, Southbank University, UK; Author of East Timor: The Price of Freedom (1999)
“Documenting Indonesian Rule in East Timor, 1975-1999”
Ben Zimmer
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, UCLA
“Trans-Missions: Reinscribing Proselytic Narratives in the Islamic Boarding Schools of West Java, Indonesia”
Thaveeporn Vasavakul
Senior Lecturer (Visiting), Department of Political Science, Yale University; Resident Director, Study Center at Vietnam National University, Council on International Educational Exchange, Hanoi
“Mapping Vietnam’s Legal Cultures: Reflections on Corruption, Organized Crime, and State Building in the Post-Socialist Era”