Archives: Southeast Asia
Thursday, November 22, 2018
[Publication] Disciplining Dissent: Freedom, Control, and Digital Activism in Southeast Asia
Professor Merlyna Lim has just published a piece titled "Disciplining Dissent: Freedom, Control, and Digital Activism in Southeast Asia" [PDF]. Urbanized parts of Southeast Asia have been places with the most vibrant digital activism for the past two decades. And, yet, the region has been marginalized from "global accounts” of the role of...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Lim delivers keynote/plenary talks in Southeast Asia
Professor Merlyna Lim spent much of her month of May 2018 in Southeast Asia, delivering keynote/plenary/public lectures, attending research meetings, and conducting field research. Lim began the Southeast Asian tour in an island of Lombok in Indonesia, where she delivered a keynote speech titled “Sociological Research in a Fast Changing...
Friday, December 1, 2017
Lim is awarded SSHRC Insight Grant
Merlyna Lim is just awarded Insight Grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council for her research project“Cyber-urban Space, Social Media, and Contemporary Social Movements in Southeast Asia”. Please find below an excerpt on this news from the Carleton University's Faculty of Public Affairs announcement: From the call for...