IIAS NEWSLETTER
IIAS Newsletter 28

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Index:

2 Editorial / Maurice Sistermans
2 Director's Note / Wim Stokhof (p.2- 3)
  Short Biographies of the IIAS Newsletter Regional Editors
General
1 The War against Terrorism in Indonesia / Freek Colombijn (p.1, 3- 4)
4 Taipei and/or Beijing? The Vatican's Dilemma / Raymond R.M. Tai
Sports in Asia
6 Sports in Asia and Sports Studies in Asian Studies / Wolfram Manzenreiter
7 Sport, History and Asian Societies /James Mills
7 Sports in Korea / Ahn Min-Seok
8 Sports and Politics in Taiwan: Baseball and National Identity / Chien-Yu Lin
8 Japan, Korea and the 2002 World Cup / John Horne
9 Chinese Sports History Studies / Fan Hong
9 Contested Landscapes of Marine Sports / Carolin Funck
10 Failure in Sport / William W. Kelly
11 The Rise of Women's Sport / Eunha Koh
12 Globalizing Indian Football / Paul Dimeo
12 Urban Tourist: An Interview with the Guest Editor, Wolfram Manzenreiter / Guita Winkel
14 Styles of Lute Playing / Emmie te Nijenhuis
15 François Balthazar Solvyns: A Flemish Artist in Bengal, 1791-1803 / Robert Hardgrave
16 Developments and Movements of New Indonesian Film / Katinka van Heeren
17 Cataloguing Canonical Texts of the Tibetan Bon Religion / Samten Karmay
17 Introduction: The Bonpo Canon / Henk Blezer
17 Tibetological Collections & Archives Series / Henk Blezer
18 The Bonpo Katen Cataloguing Project / Samten Karmay
18 Ferdinand Hamer: Martyr in China / Harry Knipschild
19 Southeast Asia in the Eyes of the Egyptians / Mona Abaza
20 Engaging Burma/Myanmar / David Mathieson
21 Young Japanese Researchers on Southeast Asia - Series / Rogier Busser
21 Decentralization in Thailand / Fumio Nagai
22 Travels in the Past: Photos Alphons Hustinx / Louis Zweers
23 When Executives Chant Dhikr / Noorhaidi Hasan & Ahmad Syaf 'I Mufid
24 Review on the Development of Eurasian Relations / Yu Jianhua
25 The Dutch Connection / Christèle Dedebant
26 Xun Zi in the Intellectual Context of Early China / Masayuki Sato
26 Sri Lanka in the 21st Century: Legacies & Challenges / Karori Singh
27 A Unique University in Northeast India: NEHU and its Possibilities / Jan Brouwer & T.B. Subba
28 Religious Revivalism as Nationalist Discourse / Victor van Bijlert
28 Social Mobility in Kerala / Janaki Abraham
29 Learn Nepali: Talk Later / Mark Turin
29 Editorial / Touraj Atabaki
29 Life After the Soviet Union / Touraj Atabaki
30 What is so Modern about this Southeast Asia History? / Michael Laffan
30 Station to Station / Freek Colombijn
31 Chinese Business Networks / Prema Rajogopalan
31 Red Guards in Mid-Life Crisis / Irmy Schweiger
32 Four New Looks at Japan / Jan van Bremen
33
Yen Bloc: Toward Economic Integration / Marie-Aimee Tourres
34 The Victim as Hero / Margaret Sleeboom
34 The Online Burma - Myanmar Library / David Arnott
35 Books Received
36 Filmed Representations of South Asians / Monica Ghosh
37 (Re)Claiming Space / Talinn Gregor
38 Delving into Shangri La / Sharon Littlefield
38 ASEMUS sidebar
39 ASEMUS Conference 'Marketplace of Museums' / Ken Vos
40 Let's Pause & Talk, Let's Pause & Drink / Youngna Kim
40 Asian Arts Online / Thomas Berghuis
41 Arts Agenda / GATE Foundation (p.41- 42)
43 IIAS Staff
43 IIAS Research Programmes
43 IIAS Agenda
44 IIAS Research Fellows
45 Genomics in Asia / Margaret Sleeboom
45 Media & Public Debate / Shoma Munshi
46 IIAS Publications
46 INIS Publication
46 How Languages Express Time Differently / Kuang Mei
47 Oral History Workshop / Ratna Saptari
47 CLARA Publications
Alliance News
48 Europe and Asia - one year after 11 September / Roberta Zavoretti
48 Alliance Short Update / Marieke te Booij & Josine Stremmelaar
48 Asia-Europe Workshop Series Update / Marieke te Booij & Josine Stremmelaar
48 Alliance Partners sidebar
ICAS 3 News
49 International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) / Josine Stremmelaar
49 ICAS 3 Call for Proposals
49 European Associations for Asian Studies
ESF AC News
49 Travel Grant Recipients
ASEF News
49 ASEF 5-Year Anniversary / Jessica Yom
50 ASEM in an Evolving Post-9/11 World Order / Sebastian Bersick
General
50 International Security and the Asian Heartland / Paul Meerts
50 School of Foreign Service / Kh J Bayasakh
50

The Caucasus and Central Asia Program / Sanjyot Mehendale

TANAP News
51 TANAP - New Scholarships for History Students in Asia / Henk Niemeijer
51 TANAP Diary / Tuan Hoang Ahn en Sri Margana
51 Insects and Power Cuts / Pieter Koenders
51 New TANAP PhD Research / Henk Niemeijer
51 Second TANAP Workshop / Henk Niemeijer
52 2003 Biennial AKSE Conference / Antonetta Bruno
52 Hani-Ahka Culture Conference / Li Qibo
52 Cultures of Masculinity in South Asia / Radhika Chopra & Sanjay Srivastava
52 Environmental History of Asia / Deepak Kumar & Richard Grove
52 Globalizing Media and Local Society in Indonesia / Makoto Koike
53 Fatwas and the Dissemination of Religious Authority in Indonesia / Michael Laffan
53 Centring the Margin / Reed Wadley
53 Stability of Rainforest Margins in Southeast Asia / Robert Weber
54 International Conference Agenda
(p.54- 55)
56 Colofon