Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Meet-the-Author: Aimee Dawis, author of Portraits of Inspiring Chinese-Indonesian Women

Select Books is pleased to invite you to a Meet-the-Author event with Aimee Dawis, author of Portraits of Inspiring Chinese-Indonesian Women on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 7:00pm.

About Aimee Dawis
Aimee Dawis is a lecturer at the University of Indonesia's Department of Communication within the School of Social and Political Sciences and the Department of Literature within the School of Humanities.  

Her doctoral dissertation on collective memory, the media and the search for Chinese-Indonesian identity has been published by Cambria Press, New York in May, 2009, as The Chinese of Indonesia and their Search for Identity. This book has been translated into Bahasa Indonesia and was launched in April, 2010.

She currently writes and publishes her work on China and the cultural identity of the Chinese in Indonesia, Chinese education in Indonesia, the evolution of Chinese organizations in Indonesia, and the changing role of Chinese-Indonesian women.

About Portraits of Inspiring Chinese-Indonesian Women
Portraits of Inspiring Chinese-Indonesian Women presents the profiles of eight prominent Chinese-Indonesian women who have demonstrated tremendous success in their careers and garnered international recognition  for their work.  

These women are: Dr. Mari Elka Pangestu, Susi Susanti, Professor Melani Budianta, Dr. Kuei Pin Yeo, Myra Sidharta, Dr. Mely G. Tan, Josephine Kowara (Obin), and Dian Muljadi.

Richly illustrated by remarkable portraits taken by Indra Leonardi, an acclaimed photographer, this book highlights each woman’s achievements and their contributions to the process of nation-building in Indonesia. 

Friday, 16th November 2012, 7:00pm

Select Books, 51 Armenian Street, Singapore 179939
Tel: (65) 6337 9319

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