16 December: Award Ceremony IIAS National Master's Thesis Prize
Three MA theses in Asian studies have been shortlisted for the IIAS National Master's Thesis Prize 2015. The winner will be announced at a festive meeting on Wednesday, 16 December at the Brasserie of the Faculty Club, Rapenburg 73, Leiden, between 16.30 and 18.00 hrs.
Brasserie, Faculty Club
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The following three MA theses in Asian studies, submitted at one of the universities in The Netherlands in 2014/2015, have been shortlisted. These three are in the running for the title 'Best National Master’s Thesis 2015'. The winner will be awarded a 3-month IIAS fellowship to write a Ph.D. project proposal or a research article.
Striking morals, moral strikes: Vigilantism, Islamic activism and dramatic pemuda “fun” in Indonesia’s Front Pembela Islam
By Rutger van Marissing
Supervisors: Laurens Bakker and Gerben Nooteboom, Universiteit van Amsterdam.
Construction and reconstruction of authority in Keralolpatti: A re-examination of a contested chronicle from Kerala
By Meera Muralidharan
Supervisors: Nira Wickramasinghe and Charles Jeurgens, Universiteit Leiden.
Development brokers in a relocation project in Flores. A multi-media thesis about translations, interpretations and contestation
By Nora Wildenauer
Supervisors: Metje Postma and Steef Meyknecht, Universiteit Leiden.