Franco on the Biocultural Importance of an Open-Air Market in Brunei

F. Merlin Franco, Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of the Institute of Asian Studies at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (IAS @ UBD), has just published a new co-authored article on the biocultural importance of Tamu Kianggeh, an open-air market in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

Entitled “Socialising over Fruits and Vegetables: The Biocultural Importance of an Open-Air Market in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam” and published in the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, the article investigates ways in which Tamu Kianggeh serves as a meeting ground for ethnic and biological diversities.

To read the full abstract of this paper, please visit the website of the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine.

To learn more about the author, please visit Dr. F. Merlin Franco’s IAS staff web page.

Franco, F.M., Chaw, L.L., Bakar, N., Abas, S.N.H. Socialising over fruits and vegetables: the biocultural importance of an open-air market in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 16, 6 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-020-0356-6

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