Writers – Artists

Macanese History

Accessing the Macanese Diaspora

September 29th, 2016 No Comments

Readers will recall that earlier (JTM-June 2) we outlined the various elements of Macau’s culture: language and its origins, religion and its effect on education, as well as culinary traditions, social temperament, families, communities, and institutions. These elements have become representative of Macanese cultural identity, and are part of recognized cultural assets that should be preserved. Many people tend to identify with a culture based on familial or nationalistic ties. In Macau there also have been recent attempts to link


A New Beginning

September 27th, 2016 No Comments

Dear Users, Recent security breaches have forced me to rebuild this site. Fortunately, all the content, including articles, images, videos, and research notes, were backed up. As the title suggests, this a new beginning, and an opportunity to perform some necessary repairs and updates. We should be back to normal in a few days. Since the repairs are being done daily, I appreciate your patience as we go through the upgrade.   Roy Eric Xavier, Ph.D. Director, The Portuguese and Macanese Studies Project (FarEastCurrents.com)

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