Friday Forum: Derek Heng

Pre-modern port-cities of the Melaka Straits region were one of the most diverse places in Southeast Asia. The range of networks, the openness of the economy, the free movement of people, as well as the small population base in the region, has meant that from the inception of a port-city, the nature of the settlement and its population would reflect the multi-cultural influences that flow through the port…

Anthro Job Talk: Courtney Wittekind (VIRTUAL)

“Watching and Waiting:” Development, Deferral and Desire in Myanmar’s “New Yangon City” Courtney T. Wittekind PhD Candidate Department of Anthropology Harvard University Please click here to join the virtual meeting. No prior registration required. Meeting …