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March 8, 2019

Geoffrey Robinson’s The Killing Season is one of the most-awaited books by the Southeast Asian studies community in 2018. The 456-page monograph explores in great detail the anti-communist massacres of Indonesia in 1965-66 and the long-term repercussions in the followi...

April 1, 2018

Many historians consider the 1926/27 PKI Uprisings as important precursors of Indonesia’s nationalist movement, which ultimately led to the country’s independence. When it comes to the actual course of events, however, existing narratives tend to describe the abortive...

March 7, 2018

Britain’s loss of its Southeast Asian colonies during World War Two (WWII), especially the fall of Malaya and Singapore, is a relatively well-studied topic. While existing scholarship has covered the military failure in great detail, researchers have not paid equal att...

February 22, 2018

This panel seeks out global perspectives on the history of the early communist movements in the Malay world, encompassing Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia. Following the 1917 Russian revolutions, this region witnessed the emergence of modern, popular, and radical ant...

November 11, 2017

The Asian Arc of the Russian Revolution: Setting the East Ablaze? is a joint conference organised by Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) and the National University of Singapore (NUS), and generously funded by a grant from both institutions. The conference will be he...

September 20, 2017

Hosted by the L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University from 21-22 September 2017, the Transnational Leftism: The Comintern and the National, Colonial and Racial Questions workshop, with twenty-two established and emerging scholars, will illumin...

August 1, 2017

In spite of the early efforts of the native Indonesian communists (PKI) in expanding their organization in British Malaya, it was their Chinese counterparts (CCP) who eventually established the South Seas Communist Party (SSCP) in 1925 under the tutelage of the Communi...

April 10, 2015

Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference In Modern Chinese Humanities

DETAILS

WHEN:

Saturday, April 18, 2015. 09:00 AM

WHERE:

Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

SPONSOR:

Center for East Asian Studies; UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies

FRIDAY, APRIL...

July 11, 2013

Walaupun kurang jelas bagaimana ideal politik Sukarno dipengaruhi oleh lawatannya ke China, terdapat beberapa peristiwa berikutnya yang saling berkaitan erat: (1) Demokrasi Terpimpin dimulai tidak lama setelah lawatan Sukarno ke China; (2) Partai Komunis Indonesia (PKI...

November 18, 2012

Angkor Vat, the storied emblem of antiquity, has signified Cambodian sovereignty and national identity since the country obtained independence from French colonial rule. Although Angkor was initially built as a sacred site for religious purposes, by way of various colo...

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