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Center for Southeast Asian Studies

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies promotes independent research and innovative teaching about the histories, languages, societies, and cultures of Southeast Asia and its peoples. To this end, it supports expanded course offerings, hosts visiting scholars and researchers, presents public lectures and cultural programs, organizes conferences and symposia, contributes to the development of library holdings and services, supports undergraduate and graduate study, conducts outreach and teacher-training programs, and builds partnerships with organizations in the local Southeast Asian community and beyond.

Center for Southeast Asian Studies

11274 Bunche Hall
Box 951487
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487
Campus mailcode: 148703

Tel: (310) 206-9163
Fax: (310) 206-3555


  • George Dutton, Associate Professor of Southeast Asian Studies, Director of Center for Southeast Asian Studies


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Thai ambassador visits Center for Southeast Asian Studies, makes donation
The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Chaiyong Satjipanon, visited the Center for Southeast Asian Studies on August 2nd and made a $10,000 donation to support Thai language studies at UCLA.

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