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FASS Bookshare - October 2018

FASS Research Division, NUS

Thursday, 11 October 2018 from 12:00 to 13:45 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

FASS Bookshare - October 2018

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FASS Bookshare celebrates and showcases books authored by faculty members who have dedicated years of research into their publications.

In previous years Bookshare has highlighted single-authored books in a range of disciplines and topics, such as Development, Migration, and Protest in Asia, Southeast Asian Cosmopolitanism, Urbanism, and Tourism, and Religion, Diaspora, and Travel.

This edition of Bookshare focuses on Southeast Asian Art, Culture, and Colonial History. 

 Professor Maurizio Peleggi will be speaking about his latest book, Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory.

Assistant Professor Gerard Sasges will talk about his new book Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina.

Associate Professor David Teh will present on his recent book, Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary.

Date and Time: Thursday, 11 October, 12-1:45pm

Venue:  FASS Research Division Seminar Room, Level 6, Room 42, AS7 Shaw Foundation Building, 5 Arts Link, 117570

Attendance: If you would like to attend Bookshare, RSVP with your full name and email at Eventbrite. Seating is limited, so do RSVP early and if your plans change, please cancel the reservation.

Directions: From Kent Ridge MRT take bus A1 from Exit A and alight at LT 13.
Walk up a small hill to AS7. Take the elevator to level 6 and walk around the corner past the restrooms. Turn left at the glass door; the Seminar Room will be in front of you. You may also view other public transport and driving directions from Google Maps.

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Introduction by Chair, Associate Professor Itty Abraham


Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory by Professor Maurizio Peleggi


Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina by Assistant Professor Gerard Sasges


Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary by Associate Professor David Teh


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Research Division Seminar Room (06-42)
AS7, Level 6, 5 Arts Link
Singapore, 117570

Thursday, 11 October 2018 from 12:00 to 13:45 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

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FASS Research Division, NUS

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) is characterized by a rich diversity of research interests and activities. Situated in a country at the intersection of East Asia and Southeast Asia, the Faculty, as part of the National University of Singapore, is geographically well-placed to develop area-based research that are well informed by disciplinary and inter-disciplinary approaches. Find out more here:

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