Bujang Valley

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Images and Ruins

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Chandi Bukit Batu Pahat

"An actual drawing of Buddha-Gupta stone inscription from site 32 Kampung Sungai Mas" (|From the site museum description)

"Buddha Gupta Stone Inscription in Sanskrit using Pallava script as evidence of the existence of international relations at Bujang Valley during the 4th to 5th centuries A.D." (From the site museum description)

Chandi Bendang Dalam


About Me

Amitav Acharya is the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance and Professor of International Relations at the School of International Service, American University, Washington, D.C. He also chairs American University’s ASEAN Studies Center. Previously, he was Professor of Global Governance at the University of Bristol; Professor at York University, Toronto and at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and Fellow of the Harvard University Asia Center and Fellow of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He has contributed commentaries and op-eds to foreignaffairs.com, International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, Jakarta Post, and Times of India, and been interviewed by CNN International, BBC World Service, CNBC, Channel News Asia, and Al Jazeera TV. Among his recent books are Whose Ideas Matter (Cornell 2009) and Non-Western International Relations Theory (Routledge 2010). His articles have appeared in International Organization, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Asian Studies, and World Politics.