ARCHIVE 2018-19

ARCHIVE 2018-19

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FALL 2018


September 26
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta, Founding Director of the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta
“Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam”
November 6 - 10
Yale and Wesleyan Universities hosted Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, the Governor/Sultan of Yogyakarta.  Concurrent events listed below:
October 30
John Buchanan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale Agrarian Studies; Director of Research, Institute for Strategy and Policy - Myanmar
“Strongmen as Benefactors: Opium, Patronage and State (Dis)Formation in Burma’s Shan State (1959-1996)”
November 6
Wayang Kulit Performance: “Arjuna Wiwaha (Arjuna’s Meditation)”
Featuring shadow puppeteer Ki Suharno Cermo Sugondo and gamelan musicians from the royal court of Yogyakarta at the Yale University Art Gallery
October 10
Christian C. Lentz, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Revolutionary Alternatives, or Điện Biên Phủ After the Battle”

November 7
Symposium: “Islam and the Arts of Java”
With Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, and four other panelists

October 24
David Edward Gilbert, PhD candidate, Stanford University
“Laborers Becoming ‘Peasants’: Agroecological politics in a Sumatran plantation zone”
November 8
International Conference:
“Mass Violence in Southeast Asia Since 1945”
Keynote: Professor Geoffrey Robinson, UCLA
co-sponsored with Genocide Studies

October 31
Traude Gavin, Senior Visiting Fellow, Department of Indo-Pacific Art, Yale Art Gallery
“Researching the Borneo Textile Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (Indo-Pacific Department)”

November 7
David Neidel, Asia Program Coordinator, Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ETLI), Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
“Filling a Void: The Challenges of Mine Site Rehabilitation in Kalimantan”
November 14
Heng Sreang, Research Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
“Time for Reparations? A View on the Cambodian government’s response to the genocide”
November 28
Thynn Thynn Hlaing, Yale World Fellow 2018}
“A Bumpy Democracy Transition in Myanmar”
December 5
Steve Rhee, Senior Program Officer - Jakarta, The Ford Foundation
“Reflections on Brokering Authority: 12 years in and still muddling through in Indonesia”