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Reconciling Scholarship with Civil Society Building in Cambodia: An Introduction to the Center for Khmer Studies

Reconciling Scholarship with Civil Society Building in Cambodia: An Introduction to the Center for Khmer Studies

A colloquium with CKS Director Philippe Peycam

Wednesday, April 12, 2006
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
10367 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Philippe Peycam took his PhD in Vietnamese History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.  Since 1999, he has been the founding director of the Center for Khmer Studies, Inc., America's first Overseas Research Center in Southeast Asia, which runs as an academic and civil society building non-profit institution, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. While in Vietnam and in Cambodia, he has been involved in many knowledge-based capacity building projects. He is co-author of a book on Saigon's architectural heritage (in French and Vietnamese). Currently he is working on the publication of his doctoral dissertation on Southern Vietnamese Political Culture in the early 1920s.


Cost : Free and open to the public.