Laurie J. Sears

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Aa social and intellectual historian of Southeast Asia with particular knowledge of the 19th and 20th century colonial Indies and postcolonial Indonesia and Java. She has spent about six years in Indonesia; her first visit to the islands of Java and Bali was in 1972-1973 before she began her graduate career. At that time she spents almost two years in central Java and Bali studying the connections between the Javanese performing arts and Javanese mystical traditions. She also lived in India for a few years and traveled between India and Greece overland several times.1


  1. University of Washington 

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