Featured Collections

View our list of collections that we have been archiving over the past few years

1965 Indonesian Massacre

View the collection of transcripts about the 1965-66 Indonesian Massacres

Exploring Leftist Activism in Northern Thailand

This collection introduces personal experiences of leftist activism in northern Thailand in the 1970s. It explores topics such as student movement, teachers' association, and political violence, reexamining what leftist activism meant for them.

Reconsidering the Malaysian Left and Labor, 1960s-1970s

View the collection of transcripts about the Malaysian Left and Labor in the 1960s-1970s.

Singapore and the Cold War

View the collection of transcripts about Singapore and the Cold War.

Everyday Encounters with the Huks, 1942-1957

These transcripts tell us interviewers' childhood encounters with the Huks in the Philippines during the wartime and post-WWII periods. Each interview includes original (Tagalog) and English-translation transcripts, with an English summary and a set of discussion questions.

Khmer Rouge and Its Legacies

View the collection of transcripts about the Khmer Rouge and Its Legacies

Reconsidering the Naxalite Movement in Kerala, India

These transcripts include interviews with former Naxalite members and leaders, as well as other leftist activists who did not formally join but supported the movement at a distance. Many of their stories touch on historically deep-rooted conflicts between the Jenmis (landed aristocracy) and lower-caste Adivasi (indigenous tribal) communities.

Vietnamese Culture and Nationalism

View the collection of transcripts about Vietnamese Culture and Nationalism

Everyday lives in the Colonial and Postcolonial Philippines

View the collection on transcripts about everyday lives in the Colonial and Postcolonial Philippines.

Living under Martial Law in the Philippines

View the collection of transcripts on living under Martial Law in the Philippines.

Religion and the Cold War in the Philippines

View the collection of transcripts about Religion and the Cold War in the Philippines.

Zainichi Koreans' Lives in Japan and Two Koreas

The collection introduces interviewees' early lives in Japan, return to North Korea, and defection to South Korea. They discuss how they grew up in Japan, how they went back to North Korea, and what they faced and how they were viewed there.