Warwick ASEAN Conference

We’re Not There Yet: Dismantling Colonial Ghosts of Southeast Asia

Disclaimer: Warwick ASEAN Conference would like to clarify that all opinions expressed in this article are the authors’ and editors’ own. BY ANG KIA YEE “And you, uneasy orphan of their racial memories, merely Polish up your alien techniques of observation, while the city burns.” “Minority Poem”, Nissim Ezekiel Postcolonial…

Cultural Dilution in ASEAN: A Fight for the Survival of Traditional Handicrafts

Disclaimer: Warwick ASEAN Conference would like to clarify that all opinions expressed in this article are the authors’ and editors’ own. BY KATRINA QUAH From Thailand’s silk weaving to Malaysian songket weaving, Vietnam’s rattan woven baskets to Filipino pottery ware, Indonesia’s wood carving to Bruneian silversmithing; ASEAN truly has a…

Gender Equality in ASEAN: Lesson from the Philippines and the Road Ahead

Gender Equality in ASEAN: Lesson from the Philippines and the Road Ahead BY ARAYA THONGSAME 2015 marks a milestone of the ten ASEAN countries in regional integration with the “ASEAN Economic Community” which upholds the mutual commitment and cooperation on three pillars; political-security, economy and socio-cultural to strengthen regional capacity and…