December Issue Now Available
The December issue of Pacific Affairs is now available in both print and online to our subscribers, for more details visit our current issue page.
Annual Holland Prize winning paper has been selected
The winner for the best paper published in Pacific Affairs, Volume 89 (2016) is:
Perilous Waters: People Smuggling, Fishermen, and Hyper-precarious Livelihoods on Rote Island, Eastern Indonesia by Antje Missbach
The William L. Holland Prize is awarded annually for an outstanding article published in Pacific Affairs during the preceding year that, in the opinion of the Editorial Board, best reflects the ideals of long-time editor Bill Holland in promoting international understanding of the spaces, practices, and peoples of Asia and the Pacific. Donate to Holland Prize Fund
Shortlisted Articles for Holland Prize
Congratulations to our the authors who made our shortlist: Netina Tan for her paper published in Volume 89, No. 2 “Why Are Gender Reforms Adopted in Singapore? Party Pragmatism and Electoral Incentives” and Punchada Sirivunnabood and Jacob Isaac Ricks for their paper “Professionals and Soldiers: Measuring Professionalsim in the Thai Military” published in Volume 89, No. 1.
New 2017 Board Members
On behalf of Pacific Affairs we would like to extend a warm welcome to the new members of the Editorial Board.
Gloria Davies, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
Humeira Iqtidar, King’s College London, London, U.K.
Johan Lindquist, Stockholm University, Stockhom, Sweden
Jürgen Rüland, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Louise Tillin, King’s College London, London, U.K.
Sarah Turner, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
We have also recruited one new Associate Editor:
Sara Shneiderman, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Review Essay Now Available
As a tribute to the memory of Benedict Anderson we are releasing Apichai Shipper’s Review Essay “Anarchist Discourse in Asian Studies” ahead of publication. In this essay Dr. Shipper reviews four texts, one of which is UNDER THREE FLAGS: Anarchism and the Anti-Colonial Imagination by Benedict Anderson. Full text of the review essay.
Top 10 Articles of 2016
Visit our Top 10 page to find out which articles were most downloaded during 2016. There are two categories: the oldies which feature papers written between 1928 to 2010 and the recent papers from 2013-2016
All Book Reviews Freely Available Online
All book reviews received in the Pacific Affairs offices for publication in 2014 will be made freely available. Before they are officially published in an issue they will be available in our Forthcoming Book Reviews section.
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