- Academic freedom in Thailand
- Religion and atheism: the need for dialogue
- V-Day resistance to the junta’s coercive regime
- A fatal mistake
- Strategic imperatives for Australia-Indonesia relations
- The unfulfilled promise of Joko Widodo
- Southeast Asian elections worst in the world
- KPK v Polri: a proxy conflict?
- Rape and the pantomime of misogyny
- The naked Apsara in Cambodia
- Why executions won’t win Indonesia’s drug war
- Burma/Myanmar: Bibliographic trends
- Remembering “Tok Guru”
- Laclau and Malaysia’s empty signifiers
- Nik Aziz Nik Mat
- Review of Burma’s Spring
20 January 2015 8:02 AM | 27 Comments
Chit Win reviews a book about Myanmar that offers stories so real, yet so often overlooked.Read More
- Review of Storytelling in Thailand and Laos
16 January 2015 9:02 AM | 1 Comment
Arthid Sheravanichkul reviews a book that focuses on the Vessantara Jataka scroll painted by Sopha Pangchat (1909-1966)Read More
- Review of Red Stamps and Gold Stars
29 December 2014 11:52 PM | 2 Comments
Keith Barney reviews a useful resource for both senior scholars and younger researchers embarking upon fieldwork for the first timeRead More
- Review of Kingdom in Crisis
12 November 2014 12:24 AM | 21 Comments
Patrick Jory and Lee Jones offer two distinctive reviews of an important new book on royal succession and democracy in ThailandRead More
- Review of Catch-Up Industrialization
05 November 2014 8:15 AM | 2 Comments
Rick Doner reviews an impressive study that addresses the core challenges facing "late developers"Read More
- Review of Personal Names in Asia
29 October 2014 12:31 AM | 2 Comments
Nicholas Farrelly reviews an important book on naming practices across the Asian regionRead More
- Review of A History of Phuket
17 October 2014 7:03 AM | No Comments
New Mandala's Book Review Editor, Michael Montesano, looks closely at a physically massive and generally sprawling contributionRead More
- Review of Brothers in Arms
13 October 2014 7:32 AM | 2 Comments
Ian Storey reviews a masterful account of China’s failed policy of support for Democratic KampucheaRead More
- Review of Masked: The Life of Anna Leonowens
29 September 2014 7:20 AM | 10 Comments
E. Bruce Reynolds reviews a new book that he doubts will be the final word on an endlessly intriguing subjectRead More
- Review of Energy, Governance and Security
19 September 2014 7:47 AM | No Comments
Su-Ann Oh reviews an important comparative study of environmental politics in Thailand and MyanmarRead More
- Review of State and Uncivil Society in Thailand
17 July 2014 7:24 AM | 5 Comments
Volker Grabowsky reviews a book that analyses People’s Alliance for Democracy efforts to exploit border conflictRead More
- Review of Burma’s Spring
- Academic freedom in Thailand (2)
- A fatal mistake (10)
- Ken Ward: This post makes a very worthwhile contribution to the question. I doubt, however, whether there are political considerations in Jokowi's ...
- Peter Cohen: In Indonesia: 1. The standards of forensic evidence in Indonesia are deplorable. There are very few Forensic Chemists and Biologists ...
- Irfan Kortschak: There are some issues with this analysis. In Indonesia, as in most other death penalty states, a decision to grant ...
- The unfulfilled promise of Joko Widodo (16)
- Angrymagpie: I think some people are misreading Greg's statement about Prabowo. Without going into details, I would just say that one ...
- Jokondo Kondo: The good smart professor was luckily spared with the inevitable question about the Australian PM's weird remarks about tsunami's aid. ...
- Robert Smith: My question is would you have done any better? Most likely not. Many of the commentators would be pissing in ...
- Religion and atheism: the need for dialogue (4)
- pearshaped: At last something relevant, unlike the Kessler trilogy. This piece by Julkipli Wadi in the Philippines, which some readers will ...
- Niphon: Mohamed Imran is to be commended for a sensitive and useful appeal for dialog between between those who believe in ...
- Peter Cohen: I think you will find in the battle between 'Atheism' (Marx, Lenin, Stalin, Mao and Hitler-and no, Hitler was NOT ...
- Remembering "Tok Guru" (7)
- Salleh Awang: The two divided far off in opposite poles only seem to be similar in topics
- V-Day resistance to the junta’s coercive regime (30)
- Frans: I agree with you, Robert Dayley, that legitimacy cannot be derived from coercion alone. I guess that the those who ...
- Newsahape: Living in Thailand, I am not much optimistic about a possible turning point revealed by these recent protests. Actually, the ...
- Nicholas Farrelly: We have, as ever, been patient but the indulgence of sock puppets runs out, eventually. Those of you who can't ...
- Impeaching Yingluck Shinawatra (32)
- Tony1946: As an update, NACC has decided to charge former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then-deputy Suthep Thaugsuban with malfeasance. ...
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