Now available online: the latest New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, volume 91, issue 3-4. The NWIG is a scholarly fully open access journal on the Caribbean, featuring English-language articles in the fields of anthropology, art, archaeology,...

Now available online: the latest Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, volume 173, issue 4, special issue: New Urban Middle Classes in Colonial Java. BKI is an interdisciplinary fully open...

My work usually focuses on the semi-villains who animate local politics. Here is a celebration of one of its heroes. As a researcher working on murky topics like corruption and violence, I usually write only about the shady types. My explorations of...