Les Conférences Iéna

Art, archéologie et
anthropologie de l’Asie




Cycle 2008-2009

Anthony Reid
National University of Singapore

The Mosque below the Winds :
Religious Architecture in the Malay world

Hindu-Buddhist edifices enshrined the sacred.  The mosques that supplanted them gradually shifted towards increasingly diverse attempts to build beautiful places of assemblage.

Professor Anthony Reid is a Southeast Asian historian at the Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore, of which he was founding Director (2002-07). His recent books include Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce, 1450 1680  (2 vols. 1988-93); Charting the Shape of Early Modern Southeast Asia (1999); and An Indonesian Frontier: Acehnese and other histories of Sumatra (2004).

Grâce au soutien de
LVMH / Moët Hennessy.Louis Vuitton


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