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Farid Muttaqin

Gatty Lecture Series Highlights: Farid Muttaqin - "The Politics of Gender & Sexuality of Fundamentalist Muslims & the Politics of Knowledge Production of Feminist Groups in Contemporary Indonesia"

To wear or not to wear a jilbab has increasingly become a political question in contemporary Indonesia. In his Gatty lecture on February 25, Farid Muttaqin, a Fulbright Presidential Fellow and a...

Richard Ruth Lecture

Gatty Lecture Series Highlights: Richard Ruth - "'Sadej Tia' & the Chakri Shadow Line: A Popular Challenge to a Hyper-Royalist Historical Narrative?"

Sadej Tia or Mo Phon? These are two names by which Prince Aphakon Kiattiwong was known and remembered in Thailand today. In his Gatty Lecture on February 18, Professor Richard Ruth examined the life...

Critical Asian Studies

SEAP FAR member Meredith Weiss has just been published in the Critical Asian Studies journal

SEAP Faculty Associate in Research (FAR) member Meredith Weiss, an associate professor at SUNY-Albany, has recently published the article, "Payoffs, Parties, or Policies: “Money Politics” and...

Forest Resources Management in Indonesia

Former SEAP Visiting Fellow, Herman Hidayat, has just published a book on forest resources management in Indonesia

Congratulations to former SEAP Visiting Fellow, Herman Hidayat, who along with his colleagues at The Indonesian Institute of Sciences just published "Forest Resource Management in Indonesia" on...

Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia

SEAP Alumnus Erick David White and grad student Jack Chia have just been published in the Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia

SEAP alumnus Erick David White and grad student Jack Chia's articles, "Staging Hinduism in the Bangkok metropolis: Ritual spectacle and religious pluralism in an urban Thai Buddhist milieu" and "The...

CVA at Waldorf

Cornell Vietnamese Association students celebrate Lunar New Year at Waldorf School

University students from the Cornell Vietnamese Association visited the Ithaca Waldorf School on Friday, February 19th, to help celebrate the Lunar New Year. This is the second year the group has...

Pyathat in Burma

Gatty Lecture Series Highlights: Chotima Chaturawong - "Buddha Shrines: A Cross-Cultural Study of Thailand, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka"

Dr. Chotima Chaturawong's (faculty of architecture at Silpakom University, and visiting fellow at Cornell Southeast Asia Program) talk explored the term mandapa and compares the architecture of...

Austin at Angkor Wat

Austin McLaughlin '18 Reflects on his time in Cambodia

The students from the 2016 Cornell in Cambodia program returned from overseas only a few weeks ago, but you can read about Austin McLaughlin’s experience here! A second-year undergraduate in the...

Eve Zucker discusses how sources of healing from historical violence and trauma can be found within Khmer culture itself.

Gatty Lecture Series Highlights: Eve Zucker - "Forest Hermits, Harvest Festivals & A Leap of Faith: Imagination & Recovery in the Aftermath of the Khmer Rouge"

Dr. Eve Zucker, a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, Rutgers University at Newark, gave a powerful Gatty Lecture about how Khmer people have dealt with the...

Tamara Ho speaks about Burmese narratives and interventions in the 21st century.

Gatty Lecture Series Highlights: Tamara Ho - "Daughters and Diaspora: Burmese Narratives and Interventions in the Twenty-First Century."

Dr. Ho put Burmese women, real and fictive, into conversation with each other to reveal the ways in which authors, artists, and activists use anglophone representations of Burma as a means of...

IIF

Call for Papers - 9th International Indonesia Forum Conference

The International Indonesia Forum (IIF) calls upon scholars of various disciplines to explore how actors of empowerment, through the use of resources, impact Indonesia in various fields and aspects (...

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Call for Papers - 1st International Graduate Symposium on Thai Studies - ‘The Globalized Face of Thai Studies’

Call for Papers - 1st International Graduate Symposium on Thai Studies - ‘The Globalized Face of Thai Studies.’ Graduate Students (MA and PhD) are encouraged to submit abstracts and articles related...

B. Anderson

Center for Southeast Asia Studies at UC Berkely's Conference/Symposium - Thinking Beyond Boundaries: Around the Work of Benedict Anderson

This commemorative symposium is being held to celebrate and develop Benedict Anderson's legacy of thinking beyond boundaries. Participants - including some of his former students - will discuss the...

Freeman-Asia

IIE Relaunches Freeman Awards for Study in Asia

IIE is pleased to announce the relaunch of the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA), made possible by generous support from the Freeman Foundation. Created to assist U.S. students with...

Tamara Loos with cast of The King and I

Cornell Chronicle - Broadway comes calling for Tamara Loos' expert advice

For the cast and the directors, Loos’ talk fundamentally shifted their understanding of the play. Says Rafaeli: “Over the years, I’ve brought in various experts to talk about different productions,...

B. Anderson

Cornell Chronicle - Remembering Ben Anderson

“As a colleague, Ben was generous, particularly with those of us in the Southeast Asia Program. We – his students, his colleagues, his comrades – will miss him immensely." - Tamara Loos, M.A. ’94, Ph...

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2012 Golay Lecture by Benedict Anderson

Professor emeritus Benedict Anderson (international studies, government, and Asian studies), renowned scholar of Southeast Asian studies and author of Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins...

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Ithaca Asian Girls on the Move: Reunited and Reinvigorated

Ithaca Asian Girls on the Move (IAGM) is an Ithaca-based community group that supports the needs of young Burmese refugees in the region. With a focus on education and community service, the members...

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Cultural Flows in Space and Time: Reimagining Asian Diaspora

A Community College Faculty Workshop will be held on February 5, 2016, 9:00-2:15 PM at Cornell University, ILR Conference Center 525, King-Shaw Hall, 140 Garden Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853. In this...

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Online SEAP Fall Bulletin 2015 Now Available

The Fall 2015 SEAP Bulletin is out! Pick up a copy in Uris Hall or at the Kahin Center. The online version is also available. Huge thanks to all of the contributors!