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Southeast Asia Studies: Exhibits and Galleries

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Exhibits and Galleries




The Province of Palawan, Philippines. [Wikitravel]

General Asia


General Asia 


Hundred Harvests exhibit

A Hundred Harvests: The History of Asian Studies at Berkeley

An online record of an exhibit of the same name held in the Bernice Layne Brown Gallery, Doe Library, University of California, Berkeley from June 10, 1997 to February 1, 1998, A Hundred Harvests chronicles and illustrates more than a century of Asian studies teaching and research at Berkeley. The exhibit tells the story of Berkeley's Asian studies courses and programs. 


Double Ikat exhibit
The Power of Patterns: Double Ikat for Textile Exchange in India and Indonesia

The Power of Patterns is My Chau's honors thesis slide presentation exhibited ion the 2nd floor of the Doe Library from December 2, 2008 to December 11, 2009. It "highlights two distinctive types of textiles produced by tie-dying the warp and weft threads before they are woven, hence "double ikat": Patola in Gujarat, India and Geringsing in Bali, Indonesia.


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Southeast Asia 


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Chinese Overseas: Challenges and Contributions

Chinese Overseas was a 2002 exhibit in Doe Library's Bernice Layne Brown Gallery. Dedicated to former UC Berkeley Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien (1935-2002), the exhibit was co-sponsored by five Berkeley libraries - The Bancroft Library, the Center for Chinese Studies Library, the East Asian Library, the Ethnic Studies Library, and the South/Southeast Asia Library.



Larger ImageFinding Aid to Vietnam: Journey of the Heart, 1985-2000

From the abstract of this collection: "Fifty-two color photographs by Geoffrey Clifford depicting the people, culture and urban and rural landscapes of Vietnam between 1985 and 2000. These photographic prints constituted an exhibition organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES)."



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Matteo Vegetti Myanmar Gallery

Matteo Vegetti's Myanmar gallery is the featured here, but his website offers many more (for Southeast Asia studies, specifically, his Far East gallery may be of interest). About his Myanmar gallery, specifically, he says "Myanmar is changing at an incredible speed: once a locked up state, nowadays thousands of foreign investors are flocking the country reshaping the burmese lifestyle. Far from stereotypes this gallery presents a glimpse of daily life that will probably disappears in the coming years."

"Documentation of Oct 6" Online Archives

Launched in early 2017, the "Documentation of Oct 6" Online Archives project emerged from 2016's 40th anniversary commemoration of the October 6 massacre in Bangkok and aims to collect and make accessible primary materials such as newspapers and news clippings, military broadcast recordings, photos, propaganda, and journalistic footage.

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