Chayan Vaddhanaphuti

Chayan Vaddhanaphuti received his BA from Chulalongkorn University, MPA from National Institute of Development Administration, MA in Anthropology from Stanford University and PhD in International Development Education with concentration in Anthropology from the same university.  He received the Honorary Doctorate in Social Anthropology from Goteborg University, Sweden, in 2004. His main interests include development studies, … Continue reading Chayan Vaddhanaphuti

Erik de Maaker

Erik de Maaker (PhD, Leiden) is a researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology of Leiden University in the Netherlands. He studied anthropology in Amsterdam and Leiden and wrote a PhD dissertation that takes changing religious practices among the Garo as a starting point for an analysis of social and … Continue reading Erik de Maaker

Liling Huang

I am an associate professor at the Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University, as well as the former director of a Taiwan-based NGO called the Organization of Urban Re-s. I enjoy working with students and community organizers, but sometime also suffer from my approach, as it is always a process of negotiating, … Continue reading Liling Huang

Mesha Murali

After graduating from Delhi University with an undergraduate degree in Sociology, I went on to pursue a post-graduate diploma in print journalism. After graduating with a diploma in print journalism I went on to work for a year in the media industry, the experience of which was highly unsatisfying as a working professional. This pushed … Continue reading Mesha Murali

Fidelia Serwaa Ametewee

  My interest in the arts and related creative processes and experiences can be traced to my childhood interactions with my mother. Those daily interactions gave me the privilege to observe my mother’s ability, as a clothing designer, to creatively manipulate textured fabric into an outstanding finished work of fashion. I could hardly notice at … Continue reading Fidelia Serwaa Ametewee