✴ What Your Teacher Didn't Tell You: The Annexe Lectures (Vol. 1) Epub ✷ Author Farish A. Noor – Avshao.info

What Your Teacher Didn't Tell You: The Annexe Lectures (Vol. 1) Farish A Noor Might Just Be Malaysia S Hippest Intellectual His Gifts Are On Full Display In These Expanded Versions Of Public Lectures That He Delivered At The Annexe Gallery, Central Market Kuala Lumpur In And Find Out How Racial Difference Became Such A Big Deal In Malaysia, And Contrast This Against The Way Our Distant Ancestors Lived Discover The Hidden Stories Of The Keris, Hang Tuah And PAS There S Also Quite A Bit Of Sex Erudite, Impassioned And Sometimes Plain Naughty, What Your Teacher Didn T Tell You Is A Stimulating Plunge Into Aspects Of Our Past That Have Been Kept From Us There S Even A Bonus Chapter Illustrated With Dozens Of Sepia Toned Photographs, Many From The Author S Collection Of Antiques

About the Author: Farish A. Noor

Dr Farish Ahmad Noor born 15 May 1967 in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia is a Malaysian political scientist and historian and is presently a Senior Fellow at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore At the NTU he is part of the research cluster on the contemporary development of trans national religio political networks across South and Southeast Asia, where he is studying the phenomenon of Muslim, Christian, Hindu and Buddhist religio political mobilisation in the public domain.He was formerly attached to Zentrum Moderner Orient Centre for Modern Oriental Studies in Berlin, Germany, Sciences Po Paris, the Institute for the Study of Muslim Society ISIMM, Ecole des haute etudes et sciences sociale, EHESS , Paris and the International Institute for the Study of the Muslim World ISIM , Leiden, Netherlands Dr Noor s teaching credits include the Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, University of Malaya, the Institute for Islamic Studies, Free University Berlin, Sunan Kalijaga Islamic University Jogjakarta , Muhamadiyah University Surakarta and Nanyang Technological University presently.At NTU RSIS he teaches two courses 1 History, Society and Politics of Malaysia and 2 Introduction to Discourse Analysis The first is part of the RSIS area studies curricula which also covers Indonesia while the second is a foundational course in Philosophy of Language, Linguistics and Semiotics with a heavy emphasis on Critical Theory as developed by the Essex School of Discourse Analysis.He received his BA in Philosophy Literature from the University of Sussex in 1989, before studying for an MA in Philosophy at the same University in 1990, an MA in South East Asian Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, before completing his PhD at the University of Essex in 1997 in the field of governance and politics.Dr Noor also runs a research site www.othermalaysia.org along with Dr Yusseri Yusoff, which looks at the history of Malaysia from an alternative, deconstructive angle and which attempts to demonstrate the constructiveness and contingency behind historical development, particularly of nation states from the pre colonial to post colonial era.Over the past ten years he has also been researching the phenomenon of transnational and translocal religio political movements, including missionary movements such as the Tablighi Jama at and its networks from South to Southeast Asia as well as the development of religio politics in South and Southeast Asia, looking at the rise of Muslim, Christian and Hindu political religious revivalism in particular.His other interests include antiques and material history, and he has written about the plastic arts of Southeast Asia, focusing on things such as the Indonesian Malaysian keris to the development of woodcarving and architecture.Farish has also appeared in the semi documentary film The Big Durian film , directed by Amir Muhammad.

10 thoughts on “What Your Teacher Didn't Tell You: The Annexe Lectures (Vol. 1)

  1. says:

    Finished this book yesterday and I enjoyed it thoroughly, especially the chapter lecture entitled From Pigafetta to Panji and Hang Tuah The Pacifist A must have for every curious Malaysian who wants to know a wee bitthat what their teacher taught in school.

  2. says:

    I first heard about Farish Noor when I was procrastinating from my uni work Browsing through articles of anti incumbent government sentiments which are mostly gibberish and unsubstantiated, reading his work is like a Mr.Darcy moment swoon giggle swoon Reading Noor s articulate and immaculate analysis on our national predicament is both extremely erotic and refreshingly intellectual Throughout the book, I often

  3. says:

    Encountered a lot of Never knew that moments in reading this book, providing for some useful knowledge.The author desires to make true historyaccessible to the Malaysian public, by taking it down from the ivory towers and making itpalatable to the Joe Malaysian Public But how accessible can it possibly be when the writing is so reminiscent of boring text books, using bombastic, academia like language It does not make f

  4. says:

    This review will be titled, What your Daughter didn t Tell you because if my Mom or anyone else who knows me for that matter is aware of what I was reading, there will certainly be raised eyebrows All Mom knows is that I m reading a history book, which is technically true Suffice to say, this is a book I won t recommend to my thirteen to fifteen year old students Although there is nothing wrong if one were to read the book obje

  5. says:

    4 5 stars.WYTDTY comprises a series of lectures on history of the Southeast Asia Keris, sexuality, politics and Hang Tuah Basically, it revolves on how Malaysia has lost its racial inheritance due to British colonization and ethno nationalist politics Encountered a lot of omg baru tahu moment gila enlightening, I never thought Malaysian history could be this colourful I would never look at Keris the same way again.

  6. says:

    The ending, in my opinion, was a bit too abrupt I wanted to readabout Hang Tuah but I guess this means I ll have to read the hikayat now Oh, and the keris chapter just completely blew my mind And the chapter regarding Dr Burhanuddin just, I don t know wHAT TO FEEL AFTER READING THIS BOOK You know when you think you know something only to have it ripped away from you unwillingly and replaced by new information It s exactly that Except it made me

  7. says:

    Frankly this is quite a tedious and slow read to me I personally think that readers need to be equipped with some basics in discourse analysis to comprehend a few chapters especially the deconstruction of Hang Tuah s history as Farish Noor on a few occasions uses esoteric jingos like nodal point and discursive terrain Although I may disagree with him on his conclusion pertaining to transsexuality in Southeast Asia, I cherish his works as an attempt to de

  8. says:

    Given Malaysia s education system that slates a very slanted view on history, Farish A Noor s book certainly breathes a gust of fresh air on a topic most students and adults find dull I had joy reading through the book s deeper back stories of the legendary Hang Tuah exploring another side of this famed warrior The history of the keris, the British colony these are among the few interesting subject Farish A Noor sheds light on and with his usual quip of humor and

  9. says:

    4.5 stars.A great read Never thought Malaysian history could be this colourful Written in such a witty and interesting way, and sometimes with wry humour Some oblivious readers may think Farish was serious about them.However, in my opinion, some parts needelaboration as some readers may have limited knowledge on Malaysian and Southeast Asian history, cultures and language For example, some quotes taken from historical documents are in Malay classical Malay especially in t

  10. says:

    If you re Malaysian and educated in history in state schools, Farish Noor s lessons are eye opening and timely They stand as an antidote to the deliberately divisive yet unabashedly vocal communitarian minorities that threaten to devolve Malaysians into little squabbling tribes each obsessed only with their parochial needs and desires Malaysia stands as one of most successful stories of pluralist society in the world today, but a reminder is needed time and again that such a condi

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