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.

16.30-18.00 hrs

Brasserie, Faculty Club
Leiden University
Rapenburg 73

Everyone is welcome, to register please send an e-mail to: iias@iias.nl


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.

Last Modified: 30-11-2015