Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Ph.D. in History, Leiden University
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Indonesian Studies | Colonial and Maritime History | Philippine History


EDUCATION

  • BA in History, University of the Philippines Diliman, 2007
  • Advanced BA in History, Leiden University, Netherlands 2010
  • Research MA (MPhil) in History, Leiden University, Netherlands 2012
  • Ph.D. in History, Leiden University, Netherlands 2018

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Indonesian Studies
  • Colonial and Maritime History
  • Philippine History

COURSES TAUGHT

  • AS 241 Modern Indonesian Texts
  • AS 250 Seminar on Southeast Asia
  • AS 298 Maritime Connections: Asia and the Pacific
  • PS 204 Philippine Institutions and Social Movements

PUBLICATIONS

Book

Forthcoming. Philippine Crossings: Entangled Voices between Oceans, c. 1500-1800. Leiden: Leiden University Press. (Co-editor: Jos Gommans).

Forthcoming. “Introduction: Philippine Confluences: Iberian, Chinese, and Islamic Currents, c. 1500-1800.” In Philippine Crossings: Entangled Voices between Oceans, c. 1500-1800, edited by Jos Gommans and Ariel Lopez. Leiden: Leiden University Press. (Co-author: Isaac Donoso and Jos Gommans).

Book Chapter

2018. "Kinship, Islam, and Raiding in Maguindanao, c. 1760-1780." In Warring Societies of Pre-Colonial Southeast Asia: Local Cultures of Conflict Within a Regional Context, edited by Michael Charney and Kathryn Wellen. Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.

2014. "An exploration into the political background of the Maguindanao ‘piracy’ in the early eighteenth century." In Piracy and surreptitious activities in the Malay Archipelago and Adjacent Seas, 1600-1840, edited by Y. H. Teddy Sim, 105-120. Singapore: Springer.

Journal Article

2014.  "Traversing the Malay-Indonesian World: An Interview with Leonard Andaya." Itinerario: International Journal on the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction 38 (1): 7-12. (Co-author: Kathryn Anderson Wellen)

Essay and Review

2018. "Editor's note." Philippine Social Sciences Review 70 (1): i-ii.

2011. "Review of Hayden White: The Historical Imagination by Herman Paul." Social Science Diliman [University of the Philippines] 7 (2): 101-104.

2010. "Of Arms and Strategy: Piracy and the Netherlands Indies Government." Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs 44 (1): 191-222.

2010. "Review of Strange Parallels: Southeast Asia in Global Context, c.800-1830, 2 vols, by Victor Lieberman." Social Science Diliman [University of the Philippines] 6 (2): 100-103.

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