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Kenneth Randall HALL

Kenneth R. HALL

Kenneth R. Hall, Professor of History at Ball State University (Indiana, USA), is a Senior Research Fellow in the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Center at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore. He has published a series of monographs and journal articles that address early Southeast Asia and south Indian history, most recently A History of Early Southeast Asia: Maritime Trade and Societal Development, c. 100-1500 (2011); and Networks of Trade, Polity, and Societal Integration in Chola-Era South India, c. 875-1400 (2014); and edited and co-authored Secondary Cities and Urban Networking in the Indian Ocean Realm, c. 1400-1800 (2008); The Growth of Non-Western Cities: Primary and Secondary Urban Networking, c. 900-1900 (2011); New Perspectives in the History and Historiography of Southeast Asia (2011); and Structural Change and Societal Integration in Early South India (2001/2005). He is on the advisory board of The Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, and was a Fulbright Senior Scholar/Professor of comparative religion at Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia (2003-2004) and Southeast Asian studies at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (2012).