UNIMAS-Kyoto Seminar [Dr. Daniel Chew, Dr. Jayl Langub]

UNIMAS-Kyoto Seminar January 24, 2011 at CSEAS, Kyoto University  Two researchers from the Institute for East Asian Studies, University of Malaysia Sarawak visited Kyoto University and gave lectures in the “UNIMAS-Kyoto Seminar.”  Dr. Daniel Chew is an eminent historian in Sarawak, who focused on Chinese identity during colonial times. Mr. Jayl Langub, an anthropologist, has an intimate knowledge of indigenous peoples in Sarawak. He talked about the relationships between nomadic hunter-gatherers and longhouse residents through a traditional trading system.  We found that the interests of both speakers are closely related to the focus of our research project, and anticipate working together to accelerate the research in Kemena and Jelalong regions. […]