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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...

April 10, 2015

Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference In Modern Chinese Humanities



Saturday, April 18, 2015. 09:00 AM


Lathrop East Asia Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way


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


July 5, 2011

The 6th Asian Graduate Forum is a three-day workshop for graduate students who work on Southeast Asia. Held toward the end of the Asian Research Scholars Programme 2011, the Forum provides a platform for postgraduate students who are at an advanced stage to present the...

May 11, 2011

And the Rain My Drink is a novel written by Eurasian female writer Han Suyin when she was married to Leon F. Comber, a British officer who worked in the Malayan Special Branch in Johore (a state of present-day Malaysia) after the World War Two. When the novel was finis...

April 26, 2011

Characters in The Harmony Silk Factory are complex. Protagonist Johnny is not only Jasper’s vicious father, Snow’s indifferent husband, and Peter’s humble friend, but also a killer, a bandit, a business tycoon, a communist leader, a Japanese collaborator. Tash Aw has c...

April 2, 2011

Ellen is not a protagonist in Joss and Gold, but she does play a very crucial role as the story unfolds. Without a doubt, Shirley Geok-Lin Lim paid particular attention to the construction of this character, as we can see how dramatic transformations have taken place b...

April 26, 2010

曾经,好莱坞电影《偷天陷阱》的上映让惊艳的吉隆坡双子塔名声大噪。肖恩·康纳利与凯瑟琳·泽塔琼斯激情演绎的忘年恋情给不少人留下了难以磨灭 的印象,也让更多人记住了吉隆坡这座浪漫的热带都市。从来没有到过吉隆坡的人多把双子塔看作是城市的象征,正如埃菲尔铁塔之于巴黎,自由女神像之于纽约;而亲身领略过吉隆坡别样风韵的人则更津津乐道她的多面:或年轻时尚,或沧桑厚重,或魅力四射,或中庸低调——让人说不清道不尽。

August 4, 2009


July 28, 2009

锡矿开采留给吉隆坡的不仅仅是辉煌的记忆,也有难以抹去的伤痕———伴随着锡矿的开采,土地不断下陷,形成了一个个大小不一的城中凹地。加之 热带冗余雨水的不断冲刷,吉隆坡那些废弃的矿区逐渐变成了外形丑陋的废矿湖。一方面,城市的扩张需要使用大量的土地;另一方面,废矿湖的存在却让 开发者们陷于“有地难用”的窘境。填湖造地?乍看之下这似乎是唯一合理的解决之道。

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