Publications, a selection, Willem van Schendel

 

Books

2015, The Camera as Witness: A Social History of Mizoram, Northeast India (Cambridge University Press) (with Joy L.K. Pachuau).

2013, The Bangladesh Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Durham, NC: Duke University Press) (ed., with Meghna Guhathakurta), 550 pp.

2012, Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives (London and New York: Routledge) (ed., with Michele Ford and Lenore Lyons), 173 pp. (paperback edition, 2014).

2009, A History of Bangladesh (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 347 pp

Chinese translation: 孟加拉国史 - Mèng Jiā Lā Guó Shĭ (Beijing/Shanghai: Cambridge University Press and Orient Publishing Centre, 2012).

Bengali translation: Bangladesher Itihash (Dhaka: Prothoma Prokashona, forthcoming 2015)

2008, Memory and Amnesia in the South: Conflict, Violence, Trauma (Kolkata: Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta/Sephis) (ed., with Meghna Guhathakurta), 129 pp.

 

Articles and Book chapapters

2015, ‘Spatial Moments: Chittagong in Four Scenes,’ in: Helen Siu, Eric Tagliacozzo and Peter Perdue (eds.), Asia Inside Out: Connected Places (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, in press).

2015, ‘Military Sanctuary: Migration in the India-Burma-Bangladesh Borderland,’ in: Yuk Wah Chan, David Haines and Jonathan Lee (eds.), The Age of Asian Migration: Continuity, Diversity, and Susceptibility (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, in press).

2015, ‘What is Agrarian Labour? Contrasting Indigo Production in Colonial India and Indonesia,’ International Review of Social History, 60:1, 1-23.

2014, ‘”Sınır”ı tartışmak: Yuvarlak masa söyleşisi,’Toplum ve Bilim, no. 131: 11-31 (with K. Bennafla, J. Heyman and T. Wilson).

2014, “From Dhaka with Love: The Nepal Nag Papers and the Sino-Soviet Split,’ in: Aad Blok, Jan Lucassen and Huub Sanders (eds.), A Usable Collection: Essays in Honour of Jaap Kloosterman on Collecting Social History (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press), 426-33.

2014, ‘Asian Borderlands: Introducing their Permeability, Strategic Uses and Meanings,’ Journal of Borderlands Studies, 28:4: 1-7 (with E. de Maaker).

2013, ‘Making the Most of “Sensitive” Borders’; in: David N. Gellner (ed), Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia: Non-State Perspectives (Durham, NC: Duke University Press), 266-72.

2013, The Pakistan Experiment and the Language Issue,’ in: Meghna Guhathakurta and Willem van Schendel, The Bangladesh Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013), 177-83.

2013, ‘Party over State,’ in: Meghna Guhathakurta and Willem van Schendel, The Bangladesh Reader: History, Culture, Politics (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013), 288-90.

2013, ‘Encounter: Willem van Schendel,’ Global South – Sephis e-Magazine, 9:4 (October 2013), 6-9. Reprinted in: Samita Sen and Kashshaf Ghani (eds.), Exploring the Global South: Voices, Ideas, Histories (Kolkata: Global South SEPHIS E-Magazine, 2013), 3-6.

2012, ‘Southeast Asia – An Idea Whose Time Is Past?’ Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania, 168:4 (2012), 497-510 (+ debate).

2012, ‘Mobile Practices and Regimes of Permissiveness,’ in: Barak Kalir and Malini Sur (eds.), Transnational Flows and Permissive Policies: Ethnographies of Human Mobilities in Asia (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2012), 11-25 (with B. Kalir and M. Sur).

2012, ‘Labour Migration and Human Trafficking: An Introduction,’ in: Michele Ford, Lenore Lyons and Willem van Schendel (eds.), Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives (London: Routledge), 1-22 (with M. Ford and L. Lyons).

2012, Green Plants into Blue Cakes: Working for Wages in Colonial Bengal’s Indigo Industry,’ in Marcel van der Linden and Leo Lucassen (ed.), Working on Labor: Essays in Honor of Jan Lucassen (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2012), 47-73.

2012, ‘Espandere la storiografia del lavoro: Spunti dall’Asia meridionale,’ in: Christian G. De Vito (ed.), Global Labour History: La storia del lavoro al tempo della “globalizzazione” (Verona: Ombre Corte, 2012), 70-84.

2011, ‘The Dangers of Belonging: Tribes, Indigenous Peoples and Homelands in South Asia,’ in: Daniel J. Rycroft and Sangeeta Dasgupta (eds.), The Politics of Belonging in India: Becoming Adivasi (London: Routledge), 19-43.

2008, ‘The Asianization of Indigo: Rapid Change in a Global Trade Around 1800,’ in: Peter Boomgaard, Dick Kooiman and Henk Schulte Nordholt (eds.), Linking Destinies: Trade, Towns and Kin in Asian History (Leiden: KITLV Press, 2008), 29-49.