The 1st concerted serious exam of the makes use of and abuses of indigenous wisdom. The members specialise in a chain of interrelated matters of their interrogation of indigenous wisdom and its particular purposes in the localised contexts of specific Asian societies and neighborhood cultures. particularly they discover the issues of translation and mistranslation within the local-global transference of conventional practices and representations of assets.
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