ARCHIVE 2003-2004

ARCHIVE 2003-2004

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FALL 2003


October 8
Christopher Duncan

Visiting Assistant Professor in Anthropology
University of Missouri-Columbia
“Reconcilliation and Reinvention: The Resurgence of Tradition in Post-conflict North Maluku, Indonesia”

November 19
Documentaries from Vietnam
“Tolerance for the Dead (Mot Coi Tam Linh)”
“The Sound of the Violin in My Lai (Tieng Vi Cam O My Lai)”

With Filmmaker, Tran Van Thuy

October 15
Kwanchewan Buadaeng
Postdoctoral Fellow, Agrarian Studies, Yale University
Researcher, Social Research Institute, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
“The Construction of Karen Ethnic Identities in Burma and Thailand”

October 22
Philippe M.F. Peycam
Director, Center for Khmer Studies in Siem Reap, Cambodia
“New Trends in Khmer Studies: Tha Case of Angkor”  An introduction to the work of the Center for Khmer Studies


October 29
James Hagen
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
“Communal Violence and the Collapse of Civil Society in Maluku, Indonesia”


November 12
Smita Lahiri
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
“Popular Religion, Filipino Nationalism, and the Production of Locality at Mt. Banahaw”

November 19
Scott Guggenheim
Principal Social Scientist, World Bank, Indonesia
Visiting Fellow, Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University
“Community Development in Times of Transition: Stories from Indonesia”


December 3
Kamala Chandrakirana
Indonesian National Commission on Violence Against Women;
2003 World Fellow, Yale University
“Violence as a Language of Reform: Organizing for Change in Post-Soeharto Indonesia”


December 10
Balazs Szalontai
Visiting Scholar, Hungary
“Comrades in Arms: Relations between North Vietnam, North Korea, and Cuba, 1962-1969”





January 27
Sophie Quinn Judge

“Ho Chi Minh in Power: What We Know and What We Don’t Know”
January 30
Southeast Asia Spring Cultural Festival
“Tet Celebration: The Year of the Monkey”
Featuring the Nguyen Dinh Nghia Family Ensemble with traditional Vietnamese instruments
January 28
Mathieu Guerin
SEDET, University Paris/CNRS

“Swidden and Wet Rice Cultivation, Complementary Interrelations of Agrigultural Eco-Systems in Stung Treng (Cambodia) at the Beginning of the 20th Century”
February 12
Film Screening
“Trading Women” (documentary on the Thai sex trade in minority women form Burma, Laos and China)
With filmmaker, David Feingold
February 11
Ann Marie Leshkowich
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Holy Cross
“Classing Down in Late Socialism: Gender and the Politics of Middle Class in an Urban Vietnamese Marketplace”
April 23
Gamelan, Wayang Kulit Performance
Featuring Professor and Puppeteer, Sumarsam, Wesleyan University and the Wesleyan Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
February 18
Yudian Wahyudi
Visiting Scholar, Harvard Islamic Legal Studies Program; Assistant Professor of Islamic Legal Philosophy, State Institute of Islamic Studies, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

“The Position of Religion in Indonesia’s General Elections 2004”
April 23
Film Screening
“The Flute Player”
Guest Discussant, Arn Chorn Pond (documentary subject)
March 3
Ward Keeler
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas
“What’s Burmese about Burmese Rap?”
May 8
Pencak Silat Workshop (Indonesian Martial Arts)
With Bapak Waleed, Ann Arbor, Michigan
March 24
Edith Mirante
American-Burmese Activist/Writer
Founder/Director, Project Maje

“Burma’s Resources Under Siege”
March 29
Tuong Vu
Mendenhall Fellow, Department of Government, Smith College
“State Formation and Arrested Development in Indonesia and Vietnam”
April 7
Christopher Goscha
Assistant Professor of History, University of Lyon

“Beyond the ‘Colonized’ and the ‘Colonizer’: Intra-Asian Debates on the Reality of Colonial Legal Categories in French Indochina (1887-1954)”
April 14
Kate Jellema
Doctoral Candidate, Interdisciplinary Program in Anthropology and History, University of Michigan

“When the Stream Runs Dry: Replenishing History and Power in a Vietnamese Village”
April 21
Kate Jellema
Doctoral Candidate, Interdisciplinary Program in Anthropology and History, University of Michigan

“When the Stream Runs Dry: Replenishing History and Power in a Vietnamese Village”
April 23
Peter Zinoman
Associate Professor, Depeartment of History,
UC Berkeley
“Urban Modernity in Colonial Vietnam: Vu Trong Phung Views the City”