Here’s an excerpt of the paper I wrote from the recently concluded ARI workshop entitled Migration Infrastructure in Asia and the Middle East (I posted the abstract of my paper here).Read more
Here’s an excerpt of an essay I wrote for Mike Featherstone back in September 2011. (Has it been two years already?Read more
Sometime in the near future I will try to (I must!) write coherently about what I have seen and heard on the field.Read more
Hello from Singapore, where I am on the last leg of my fieldwork. Supposedly.Read more
Where to start?
From the very beginning! A very good place to start! chirps Fraulein Maria in my head.Read more
Start where you are
“Realizing our wealth would end our bewilderment and confusion.
But the only way to do that is to let things fall apart.”
~ Pema Chödrön
Dito muna sa maingay.Read more
Greetings from Macau, where I am settling into the first leg of overseas fieldwork. After I finished my comprehensive exams in August, I spent two months in the Philippines doing fieldwork in Manila and Cebu.Read more
Nagkasalubong kami ni Lola Polet kanina. I am texting Aves when I see her shuffling her way towards me on the way to the kitchen.Read more
I’m taking part in the graduate research segment of a workshop organized by the Asia Research Institute, “Transnational Mobilities and the Evolving Regulatory Regimes: Southeast Asia and Beyond”, this 17-18 August.Read more
Same trip, different camera.Read more
Pictures of that which looms over and encloses. Taken from 2006-2011.Read more