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.

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   CSEAS Announcements 2/25/19   

News & Announcements

CSEAS undergraduate grant recipient publishes article on evictions in Jakarta

Tassaya Charupatanapongse spent summer 2017 in Jakarta on a Indonesian Studies Travel Grant to develop her research on evictions and recently published the paper with the UCLA Undergraduate Research Journal.

Friday, February 22, 2019


U.S. archives on Vietnamese refugees fail to tell a balanced history

Speaking at CSEAS in winter 2019, Long T. Bui contended that archives are not simply repositories of historical documents, but political institutions that can reinforce racist discourses.

Friday, March 1, 2019


Summer 2019 Undergraduate Scholarship for Study Abroad in Indonesia

The Julia and Ken Gouw Undergraduate Centennial Scholarship for Study Abroad in Indonesia offers scholarships to UCLA undergraduate students for a language and service program in Indonesia for Summer 2019. Deadline: March 25, 2019.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019


Summer 2019 Travel Grant for Research in Indonesia

The Indonesian Studies Program offers summer 2019 travel grants for both UCLA graduate and undergraduate students. The deadline is March 25, 2019.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019