As an act of remembering the dead and this era of extrajudicial killings, killings that President Duterte refers to as “his only crime,” we turn to the camera as a way of capturing Filipino life under this regime. #DarkLensProject #LenteNgKarimlan is a digital art project, an online exhibition of Filipino photographs on the work of death.
In this week’s podcast, Michael chats with Yen Vu, PhD Candidate in the Romance Studies Department at Cornell University about her research into Vietnamese Francophone Literature.
Professor Duncan McCargo, co-founder of NYSEAN, was quoted in an article about elections in Thailand.
Professor Duncan McCargo, a NYSEAN co-founder, wrote about Thailand's Changing Party Landscape for the ISEAS- Yusof Ishak Institute.
In Talking Indonesia this week, Dr. Jemma Purdey talks to Rian Ernest, a member of the management team of the Indonesia Solidarity Party (Partai Solidaritas Indonesia, PSI). Ernest (31) is a first time candidate for the party in the 2019 legislative elections, competing in the East Jakarta electoral district. He is a lawyer and former adviser to former Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and a Lee Kuan Yew Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS).
In Talking Indonesia this week, Dr. Charlotte Setijadi discusses Islamic youth movements in Indonesia with Dr. Quinton Temby, research fellow at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore and visiting fellow at the Department of Political and Social Change at the Australian National University’s Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs.
In the wake of the ethnic cleansing of more than 700,000 Rohingya from Myanmar, various debates have erupted: What do the Rohingya want (their own state, a safe return to Burma, relocation)? And who are they (an indigenous ethnic group, “Bengali" interlopers masquerading as Burmese autochthons, a religious minority)? Based on on-going research in refugee camps in Cox Bazaar and with members of the Rohingya diaspora, Dr.