The Uprooted: The Systematic Removal of Mixed-Race Children in Colonial Vietnam

HMNSS 1303

HISTORY LIBRARY TALKS public & students welcome; light reception @ 5:30pm In the 1890s, French colonists in Indochina founded charity organizations to “protect” mixed-race children born to Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Lao mothers. Protection societies gave them room and board in French institutions, tuition to the colony’s elite schools and job replacement upon reaching adulthood. A […]

On the Cusp of History: Exploring Incipient Vietnamese Civilization

The Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside presents: On the Cusp of History: Exploring Incipient Vietnamese Civilization Dr. Nam C. Kim, Associate Professor, Section Chair - Archaeology Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Exploring the underpinnings of Vietnamese civilization requires an engagement with textual narratives, archaeological data, and even the various agendas of modern-day communities. Like elsewhere […]

Social Capital in Vietnam: Regional Variation and Local Development Trajectories

INTS 1111

Dr. Hy Van Luong This talk will focus on the regional variation in social relational configuration in rural Vietnam. It compares and contrasts specifically kinship and association ties in the northern delta and the central coast of Vietnam on the one hand and those in southern Vietnam on the other. On the basis of data […]