Seminar on the Mandala in South Sulawesi

Please join us at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, for a talk by Dr. Stephen C. Druce of the Academy of Brunei Studies on “Collapsing the Mandala: Empirical Data from South Sulawesi versus Theoretical Models.”For more information, please see the flyer below.

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Professor Victor T. King Gives Keynote

Professor Victor T. King of the Institute of Asian Studies at Universiti Brunei Darussalam delivered an address in a keynote forum at the International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (ICOSSH); Integrating the Culture and Civilization of the Nusantara, organised by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) at the Parkcity Everly Hotel, Bintulu, Sarawak, 8-9 October 2019.Dr. King’s presentation was entitled ‘From the “Sociology of the Social” to the “Sociology of the Cultural” : East-West Parallels and the Southeast Asian Context’.The forum comprised Professor King, and Distinguished Professor Datuk Dr Shamsul Amri Baharuddin of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), who was awarded in…

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Interview with Merlin Franco on Hornbill Research

Dr. F. Merlin Franco, Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of the Institute of Asian Studies at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, speaks in this interview about Hornbills in Brunei and his recent research project to assess the current state of traditional ecological knowledge about hornbills among the Iban community in Brunei. The outcome of that research project can be found here: 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. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-019-0325-0https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n55aAhiXMIU&t=1s

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Deputy Director Franco in the News

Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of IAS Merlin Franco was featured in the Brunei News in an article about Dr. Merlin's recent research on hornbills in Brunei.Please click here to view the article in the Brunei News.

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