LAJ


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LAJ

ISO 4217 code for the Pathet Lao kip. It was issued in 1976, though it was in circulation in some parts of the country before then. It replaced the royal kip after the Laotian Civil War. It was re-valued and replaced by the new kip in 1979.
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The most significant recent development in LAJ is increasing awareness of theoretical and methodological issues.
These developments are especially significant since faculty researching and teaching LAJS have often been hindered by the difficulty of gaining access to information and teaching resources.
Beyond making material available, LAJS researchers have been bringing their own activities more clearly into focus.
Since at least the 1970s, a concentration of LAJS scholars has stood out clearly in Israeli universities.
Almost as soon as LAJS research began to appear in significant quantitites, observers began to inquire how the new field would correlate with existing ones.
Thinking about the backgrounds and outlooks that LAJS researchers bring to their work, Merkx notes: "as do all ethnic studies movements, research on Latin American Jewry represents in considerable measure a means to self-knowledge; therefore, a major proportion of the scholars contributing to this field are themselves of Jewish Latin American origin.