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Asian Art Research Now
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“The Storytelling State: Performing Life Histories in Singapore”, by Cheng Nien Yuan John Legge Thesis Prize Winner
Can you tell us a bit about your thesis. What’s the problem it explores and what did you find? My thesis identifies and explores Singapore’s
Joint statement: One year after the military coup in Myanmar
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“The Santa Cruz Massacre, Thirty Years On” Symposium
Today in my city… Mothers crying …their tears water the flowers that scatter on the gravestones of Santa Cruz Cemetery Their bodies have disappeared from
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Alatas and Autonomous Knowledge
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