Neighbourhoods as if people matter: Mobility, memory and livelihood in the everyday urban

by Huiying Ng The Southeast Asia NeighbourhoodNetwork (SEANNET) and Humanities across Borders (HaB) research groupsco-organised a full day of panels at the 2nd Africa-Asia Conference, held in Dar es Salaamfrom 20-22 September 2018. Program: https://icas.asia/files/Program_Abstracts_Africa_Asia.pdf Chairs Paul Rabé, SEANNET, International Institute for Asian Studies, the Netherlands Rita Padawangi, SEANNET, IIAS, the Netherlands/Singapore University of the … Continue reading Neighbourhoods as if people matter: Mobility, memory and livelihood in the everyday urban

Street Names as Method

The streets of a city, when studied carefully, can unfurl like the pages of a history book. In Vietnam, the history of street names is particularly revealing, because the names themselves have changed with successive precolonial, colonial, post-colonial, American-sponsored, anti-communist, communist, and what might now be called “late socialist,” “post-reform era,” or, perhaps most accurately, … Continue reading Street Names as Method