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Info/Archive/Interview request: History of KIMMA

Friday, August 28th, 2009

For anyone out there who can help me:
I’m currently at the closing stages of writing a book on the history of Indian Muslims in Southeast Asia, but one aspect of the theme that has been relatively under-studied is the development of KIMMA, the Malaysian Indian-Muslim party whose roots go back to the Malaysian chapter of [...]

Announcement on Wonky Server

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Deareth Readeth,
Announcement on this day, thirteenth the friday…. (yet not quite, for we art taketh artistick liberty)
Gentle readeth,
Ye olde websiteth hath been giving us cause for woe of late; though this be not the work of calumny or malfaence; for the honeth truth - and yea, it must be tolde - is that that [...]

OtherMalaysia Public Lecture: Remembering Our Other Half – India

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

PLACE: Central Market Annexe
DATE: Saturday, 14th February 2009
TIME: 4.30pm
This lecture will focus on OtherMalaysia’s concern to re-activate our collective memory of the past and to locate our own culture and history in a wider context. The blight of post-colonial national histories is the tendency to accept nation-state boundaries as a given and to write national [...]

Do the Batik Walk, Mr. Obama

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

With the hopes of the world apparently pinned upon his shoulders, Barack Obama will have a lot of things on his mind in the months and years to come for certain. The news that the interrogations at Guantanamo Bay might be suspended for a period of 120 days already sends out the right signals that [...]

Not Just Another War: Myth and Reality in Occupied Palestine

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Special public forum:

The death of hundreds of people in Gaza brought into limelight once again the happenings in the Occupied Territories . But the final solution to the conflict evades analysts and political observers particularly those working within the Western media whose portrayal of the issue [...]

A Note to Our Readers: Farewell 2008, Hello 2009

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Dear Readers and fellow othermalaysians,
As the year draws to a close I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us at for the past two and a half years.
2008, as we all know, has been a tumultuous year to say the least and will undoubtedly lead us to another [...]

The Banning of The Book Written by The Bad Boy Farish?

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

I’m not going to say anything. Just go to the Nutgraph and read it yourself.
The first article of the book can also be read here on this site, actually. Just go here: From Majapahit to Putrajaya.
UPDATE 04/12/2008: There is a follow-up report today in the Nut Graph. In essence, it was not banned, but it [...]

A Note To Our Readers: is NOT a Space for Ranting

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have visited the site and who have supported us in our effort to make this one of the first academic research sites in Malaysian cyberspace. As you know, The Other Malaysia is not a blog and not a forum, but a site [...]