Insights from Southeast Asia
Multidisciplinary Approach to the Region
Developments in the field of area studies — goaded by the analytical deconstruction of world regions from their geopolitical sense — have deeply affected the knowledge production from societies and cultures located in the politicized compartmentalization of the globe. With this series, the editors and authors wish to contribute to a reformulation of sensibilities in area studies which emphasizes the epistemic value of contextualized knowledge production. Starting with the notion of Southeast Asia, books published in this series will contribute to a more nuanced understanding of regionality based on a multidisciplinary approach. The series represents an outlet for young scholars intending to publish their degree theses; and for established scholars who are looking for a place to republish out-of-print books. We also encourage scholarly collectives from the regions to publish collaborative works or edited volumes on topics that usually will not attract the attention of big presses due to their transdisciplinary orientation.
Prof. Dr. phil. Vincent Houben is full Professor (C4) for Southeast Asian History and Society, Institute of Asian and African Studies at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
His main research interest includes Modern History of Southeast Asia (19. – 21. Century), Theory and History of Area Studies, Colonial and, Imperial History, History of Labour, and Memory Studies
His particular interest are focused on the countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Singapore
Prof. Dr. Barend Jan Terwiel is a Dutch-Australian anthropologist and an emeritus faculty of the Humanities Department of the Asia-Africa Institute of the University of Hamburg
His particular interest are focused on the countries of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia.
Prof. Dr. Boike Rehbein is a Full Professor of the Department of Society and Transformation in Asia and Africa at Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany.
His main research interest includes Globalization, Social structure, Sociological theory, and topics about Mainland Southeast Asia.
His particular interest are focused on the countries of Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand.
Dr. Benjamin Baumann is a transdiciplinarily working anthropologist focusing on Mainland Southeast Asia. He is currently postdoctoral associate at the Anthropology Department of Heidelberg University. Trained as a socio-cultural anthropologist at Free University Berlin, he holds a PhD in Southeast Asian studies from Humboldt University in Berlin, where he was working until April 2020 as Assistant Professor and research fellow in the Department of Southeast Asian Studies.
His particular interest are focused on the countries of Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos.
Dr. Daniel Bultmann is an academic Staff at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Department of Asian and African Studies at Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany.
His main research interest includes Political sociology, Social structures and inequality, Peace and conflict studies, Collective violence, Sociology of the body, Sociology of knowledge, Sociology of elites, Regional focus Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Thailand and Laos
His particular research interests are focused on the country of Cambodia.
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studied Political Science and Modern South and Southeast Asian Studies in Potsdam and Berlin.
is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Paragon International University.
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is a career diplomat and an independent researcher. Her research interest is on Thai migrants, diaspora and transnationalism.
is a transdiciplinarily working anthropologist focusing on Mainland Southeast Asia. He is currently postdoctoral associate at the Anthropology Department of Heidelberg University.
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