NUS Press at AAS-in-Asia 2017 June 30, 2017 15:00
NUS Press participated in the 2017 AAS-in-Asia conference at Korea University in Seoul last week (June 24-26).
(Image credit: Chye Shu Wen)
Organised by the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), in partnership with Korea University, the theme of the conference was 'Asia in Motion: Beyond Borders and Boundaries.'
(Image credit: Chye Shu Wen)
We are pleased to have met scholars and students who have an interest in Southeast Asia, and were heartened by the warm response towards our art history publishing programme.
(Above) Publishing director Dr Paul Kratoska speaking with some scholars based in South Korea and Thailand
(Image credits: Chye Shu Wen).
Here are highlights of some of the books that were displayed:
- Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore by Chua Beng Huat
- Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom: The Sultanahs of Aceh, 1641-1699 by Sher Banu A. L. Khan
- Singapore's Permanent Territorial Revolution: Fifty Years in Fifty Maps by Rodolphe De Koninck
- Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary by David Teh
- Liberalism and the Postcolony: Thinking the State in 20th-Century Philippines by Lisandro E. Claudio
- Sovereignty and the Sea: How Indonesia Became an Archipelagic State by John Butcher and R. E. Elson
- The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace by Kishore Mahbubani and Jeffery Sng
- Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia [NEW JOURNAL]
The 5th edition of AAS-in-Asia will take place at Ashoka University, New Delhi, India (July 5-8, 2018). For updates on AAS-in-ASIA 2018, please check on their website occasionally at the following link:
NUS Press attends AAS-in-Asia Taipei 2015 June 17, 2015 14:52
NUS Press is pleased to be a part of the upcoming AAS-in-Asia conference at Academia Sinica in Taipei from 22 to 24 June 2015. The AAS-in-Asia conference brings together scholars and specialists on Asia to stimulate discussions on visions and trends in Asian studies.
Our distributor B.K. Norton is representing NUS Press at Booth 24. NUS Press will be displaying our books on Southeast Asia at AAS-in-Asia Taipei. Here’s a highlight of some titles:
- Brunei: From the Age of Commerce to the 21st Century
- Changing Chinese Cities: The Potentials of Field Urbanism
- Promises and Predicaments: Trade and Entrepreneurship in Colonial and Independent Indonesia in the 19th and 20th Centuries
- Remembering the Samsui Women: Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China
- State and Finance in the Philippines, 1898-1941: The Mismanagement of an American Colony
- Taming the Wild: Aborigines and Racial Knowledge in Colonial Malaya
Dr Paul Kratoska, Publishing Director of NUS Press, is also acting as the chairperson of an AAS-in-Asia workshop on publishing. The workshop titled "Writing for Publication: What Editors Look for, and Common Mistakes by Authors" will be held on 24 June.
Do drop by Booth 24 to find out more about NUS Press and to browse our books. We look forward to seeing you.