Welcome to the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies! We have been supporting the study of Southeast Asia at UCLA for more than 15 years, serving as a place to encourage the discussion and dissemination of scholarly work on this important region.

Our Center has been critical to sustaining and expanding Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA, which has now become one of the major U.S. sites for the study of this region.

 View Southeast Asian Studies courselist  

Read about our latest activities:

   CSEAS Announcements 1/16/19   

Upcoming Events

Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall


The Empowerment of Women in Contemporary Indonesia: Progress and Challenges

Friday, February 08, 2019
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
314 Royce Hall


Global Borderlands

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall


News & Announcements

Call for Applications: Graduate Student Workshop for Southeast Asian Studies

This two-day dissertation writing workshop for UC students will be held Friday-Saturday, May 3-4, 2019 at UC Berkeley. The deadline to submit applications is January 30, 2019.

Monday, December 03, 2018


Applications for 2019-2020 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships for Southeast Asian Language are now open!

FLAS fellowships are designed to support graduate and undergraduate students who are studying Southeast Asian languages and area studies courses at Intermediate level or higher. The deadline is February 22, 2019.

Friday, November 16, 2018


New Indonesian film highlights the reign and legacy of Sultan Agung of Mataram

UCLA hosted the 2018 Los Angeles Indonesian Film Festival with a screening of the new film "Sultan Agung" by the prominent Indonesian director, Hanung Bramantyo.

Friday, January 11, 2019