Friday, 16 August 2013

Professor Eric Tagliacozzo

Professor Eric Tagliacozzo will be at the conference, "Penang and the Hajj 2013", 17-18 August 2013, which will be held at the E & O Hotel in George Town, Penang.

Eric is a Professor of History at Cornell University. His interests include research on Southeast Asia. He has written 2 good books:-

1. Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Islam, Movement, and the Longue Duree (2009, NUS Press).

2. The Longest Journey. Southeast Asia and the Pilgrimage to Mecca (2013, Oxford U. Press)

Prof Eric Tagliacozzo of Cornell University

Eric teaches Studies on Southeast Asia and Islam, focusing on culture, traditions and literature of the various communities. He is in charge of the Asian Studies at Cornell University.

He is also editor for Indonesia Journal which is available online. He is Director of the Digital Archives for Indonesia Journal, which offers digital archive of all issues (published bi-annually). These issues are available by subscription and are freely accessible after 5 years from date of publication.