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Viral Entanglements in Malaysian Porcine Worlds

Kymberley Chu , May 12th, 2022


This browser does not support HTML5 audio Listen to an audio recording of this piece read by Kymberley Chu Content warning: This blog post contains photo…


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The Shitty Affairs of British Colonialism in Malaya: Manicuring “Native” Agriculture through Race-Specific Livestock Interbreeding

Aida Arosoaie , October 26th, 2021


In January 2020, I accidentally came across a series of photographs at the UK National Archives documenting agricultural and livestock experimentation in 1930-1940s British Malaya. The peculiarity of…


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“Legibility by Invitation”: Rohingya Refugees and the Struggle for Political Recognition

Nursyazwani Jamaludin , September 28th, 2021


Once, in mid-August 2018 in a café tucked away in Klang Valley, Malaysia, Husin, my Rohingya research collaborator, and I sat with Fatimah, a young Rohingya woman. As…


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In the Journals – Policing Migration

allisontedesco , January 25th, 2021


A Macedonian police officer raises his baton toward migrants by Freedom House via creativecommons Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that…


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Mobilizing Cemeteries, Representing Ancestors: The Infrastructure of Protest and the Anti-Petroleum Complex Movement in Pengerang, Malaysia

Chun-Yu (Jo Ann) Wang , December 15th, 2020


Resisting the “Rotterdam Port of the East” In 2011, the prime minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, and the CEO of the national oil company Petronas, Shamsul Azhar Abbas,…


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Don’t make me laugh: How getting it wrong shapes interspecies entanglements in the Batek’s forest

Alice Rudge , October 1st, 2020


“yeʔ kan plŋal!” “lawac!” “hɛy yeʔ leh!” “Don’t laugh!”, “It’s taboo!”, “We shouldn’t!”   Naʔ Srimjam kept admonishing us one afternoon that she, her sister Naʔ Badək, and I,…


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Decolonizing Extinction: An Interview with Juno Salazar Parreñas

colinhoag , August 19th, 2019


Decolonizing Extinction: The Work of Care in Orangutan Rehabilitation By Juno Salazar Parreñas, The Ohio State University 288pp. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. § Colin Hoag spoke with…


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Long Read Review: Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance by Daromir Rudnyckyj

Rose Deller , July 25th, 2019


In Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance, Daromir Rudnyckyj takes the reader into the world of Malaysian financial, religious and state regulatory experts who aspire for Islamic finance t…


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Religious extremism: vulnerability and resistance among Indonesian migrant workers in Asia

standplaatswereld , July 5th, 2019


By Yudha Dewanto  After turning 16, never having stepped a foot outside of her province, Katri pushed herself to go to Malaysia. Seeking a solution to family problems,…


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Book Review: Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration by Sin Yee Koh

Rose Deller , July 17th, 2018


In Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration, Sin Yee Koh offers a study of the migratory trajectories of tertiary-educated mobile Malays…


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Semi-Feurdal Cyber-colonialism

john hutnyk , February 28th, 2018


Yes! thank you, Evers and Nordin [of course it is always slightly embarrassing to be posting citations, but the occasional acknowledgement of a phrase I particularly dwelt long…


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Semifeudal Cybercolonialism: Technocratic Dreamtime in Malaysia

john hutnyk , April 29th, 2017


Thanks Kaloy Cunanan for recovering this from ascii-land. An article on the multi-function polis in Malaysia, from 1999 Hutnyk 1999 Semifeudal Cybercolonialism Technocratic Dreamtime in Malaysia appea…


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In the Journals – October 2016

Sean Miller , November 7th, 2016


Welcome back to In the Journals, our monthly look at some of the many different publications on crime, law, security, and the state. With the fall semester coming…


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Tausche Asylbewerber gegen registrierten Flüchtling„Swap“-Initiativen und die transkontinentale Unterwanderung des Asylrechts

Adèle Garnier , April 5th, 2016


In den letzten Jahren haben sich weltweit Maßnahmen vermehrt, die das Recht auf Asyl unterwandern. In dieser Hinsicht analysiert mein Beitrag Gemeinsamkeiten zwischen zwei Initiativen, die als Kernele…


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„No negations of any kind!“ – Islamischer Feminismus versus Pro-Familie-Bewegung

Christoph Wagenseil , March 14th, 2016


Dana Fennert (Universität Marburg) promovierte im Sonderprogramm “Islam, Moderner Nationalstaat und Transnationale Bewegungen” der Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung und zuvor im DFG-Kolleg “Kulturkontakt und Wis…


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Albuquerque on Lances vs War Elephants

A. J. West , December 20th, 2015


       I’m reading Thomas Trautmann’s new-ish book on war elephants, Elephants and Kings, on my Kindle. It’s a brilliant book, full of well-written and totally reasonable analysis of…


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Albuquerque on Lances vs War Elephants

A. J. West , December 20th, 2015


       I’m reading Thomas Trautmann’s new-ish book on war elephants, Elephants and Kings, on my Kindle. It’s a brilliant book, full of well-written and totally reasonable analysis of…


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Albuquerque on Lances vs War Elephants

A. J. West , December 20th, 2015


       I’m reading Thomas Trautmann’s new-ish book on war elephants, Elephants and Kings, on my Kindle. It’s a brilliant book, full of well-written and totally reasonable analysis of…


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An Armenian Source on Medieval Sumatra/Srivijaya

A. J. West , December 13th, 2015


        There aren’t many Eastern Christian sources on ancient Indo-Malaysia/Nusantara, but there’s no reason to neglect them nor to believe that they’re less valuable than Marco Polo. In…


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An Armenian Source on Medieval Sumatra/Srivijaya

A. J. West , December 13th, 2015


        There aren't many Eastern Christian sources on ancient Indo-Malaysia/Nusantara, but there's no reason to neglect them nor to believe that they're less valuable than Marco Polo. In…


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An Armenian Source on Medieval Sumatra/Srivijaya

A. J. West , December 13th, 2015


        There aren’t many Eastern Christian sources on ancient Indo-Malaysia/Nusantara, but there’s no reason to neglect them nor to believe that they’re less valuable than Marco Polo. In…


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26. Thoughts on the symposium “Internet in Southeast Asia: Power and Society”

John Postill , December 8th, 2015


This is the twenty-sixth post in the freedom technologists series See also the Directory of freedom technologists  This past 3-4 December 2015 I was at the Bandar Sunway…


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The Arrival of the Portuguese – Malay Annals

A. J. West , December 8th, 2015


       You may remember that I’ve been working on my Jawi script – the Perso-Arabic-based writing system used by Malay speakers to write their language from the fourteenth…


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The Arrival of the Portuguese – Malay Annals

A. J. West , December 8th, 2015


       You may remember that I've been working on my Jawi script – the Perso-Arabic-based writing system used by Malay speakers to write their language from the fourteenth…


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