Abidin Kusno is a Professor at the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University in Toronto where he also serves as Director of the York Centre for Asian Research. Prior to joining York, he held the Canada Research Chair in Asian Urbanism and Culture at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. He served as President of the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (2015-2017). His single authored book publications include: Visual Cultures of Ethnic Chinese in Indonesia (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016); After the New Oder (Hawaii University Press, 2013); The Appearances of Memory (Duke University Press, 2010) & Behind the Postcolonial: Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia (Routledge, 2000).