Portuguese Eurasians of Malacca

Leading researcher: Brian O’Neill
Research group: Environment, Sustainability and Ethnography
Type of project: Independent
Status: Ongoing
Keywords: Eurasians | Malacca | Malaysia | Identities | Portuguese creoles

Main institution: n.a.
Participant institutions: n.a.
Funding: n.a.
Reference: n.a.
Starting date: 2007

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Long-term research project focused on the ethnographic and historical dimensions of the social identities of the Creole population of Portuguese Eurasians (kristangs) in Malacca, Western Malaysia. Comparisons are established with neighbouring Creole communities in Southeast Asia, namely in Singapore, Penang, Tugu, and Larantuka.

Researchers from CRIA

IDNamePositionProjTitleProject typeStatus
pub31*Brian Juan O'NeillPrincipal investigatorproj298*Portuguese Eurasians of MalaccaIndependentOngoing
pub18*Ana Sofia MirandaResearcherproj298*Portuguese Eurasians of MalaccaIndependentOngoing
pub213*Marisa GasparResearcherproj298*Portuguese Eurasians of MalaccaIndependentOngoing
pub441*Raan-Hann TanResearcherproj298*Portuguese Eurasians of MalaccaIndependentOngoing
pub53*Ema PiresResearcherproj298*Portuguese Eurasians of MalaccaIndependentOngoing
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