IAS Video Interviews
The Institute of Asian Studies is committed to making use of the digital tools of the 21st century to advance its mission of educating the citizens of Brunei and the people of the world about Asia, both past and present. The videos on this page are of conversations with leading experts on Asian societies from various disciplines (economics, sociology, education, anthropology, history) at the Institute of Asian Studies, at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, as well as visitors to the University.
By documenting the ideas and insights of these experts, and by sharing them here in digital form, the Institute seeks to make it possible for anyone interested to learn from the wealth of knowledge at the Institute of Asian Studies and at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
Johannes Kurz on Brunei in Chinese Historical Sources, the Southern Tang Dynasty and Srivijaya
Merlin Franco on the Tradition Ecological Knowledge of the Ibans of Brunei about Hornbills
Franco, F. M. and Minggu, M. J. (2019). When the seeds sprout, the hornbills hatch: understanding the traditional ecological knowledge of the Ibans of Brunei Darussalam on hornbills. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 15: 46. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-019-0325-0