Welcome

Welcome to the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies! We have been supporting the study of Southeast Asia at UCLA for 20 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 20th Anniversary Newsletter  

 CSEAS Announcements 2/10/20 


Upcoming Events

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What to do About Lidar in Archaeology? A View from Southeast Asia

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Fowler Museum A222

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Archaeological Perspectives on Early Modern Cambodia

Thursday, May 7, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fowler Museum A222

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News & Announcements

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U.S. War in Laos – How Communities Sustain Life Today

The “Secret War” in Laos lives on in the war metals that are transformed into commodities and in the soil that withstood nine years of bombing.

Monday, February 24, 2020

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Renewing Ifugao history and cultural heritage through visual storytelling

A new animated film about a village in Ifugao, Philippines brings together many institutions and local organizations in an effort to invigorate highland archaeology and community engagement.

Friday, February 21, 2020

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Summer 2020 Gouw Undergraduate Scholarship for Study Abroad in Indonesia

The Julia & Ken Gouw Undergraduate Centennial Scholarship offers funding to UCLA undergraduate students to attend an immersion and volunteer program in Bali for Summer 2020. Deadline: April 6, 2020.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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Summer 2020 Travel Grant for Research in Indonesia

Indonesian Studies Travel Grants are available to UCLA graduate and undergraduate students for research in Indonesia for Summer 2020. The application deadline is March 6, 2020.

Monday, January 27, 2020

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