https://www.youtube.com/embed/i97V0hAJIdk A 1 hour, 21 minute video featuring Huiying Ng and Christina M. Sayson This is a special contribution to the blog by Huiying Ng and Christina Sayson, wrapping up the last of the blog posts for SEANNET 1.0 (2017-2021). Huiying has been content manager for the SEANNET blog for most of 2020-2021, and has … Continue reading Rootedness and Healthy Democracies
(post/de)Colonial thinking: where can we begin?
By Christina M. Sayson Colonialism is a complicated subject. Unlearning the damage that colonialism (in its many forms) has wrought can be a challenging, deeply personal process, and the question of where to even begin can be an overwhelming one. This link offers a brief, crowdsourced list of readings for people interested in learning about … Continue reading (post/de)Colonial thinking: where can we begin?
Street Names as Method
by Erik Harms 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, … Continue reading Street Names as Method
Glimpses of Escolta through the 20th century
This post is a part of the Escolta project in Manila in the Phillippines.