Welcome to the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies! Since 1999, CSEAS has been critical to sustaining and expanding Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA, serving to strengthen the discussion and dissemination of scholarly work on this important region.

UCLA CSEAS staff are currently working remotely. Please contact us at cseas@international.ucla.edu for virtual office hours.

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CSEAS Announcements 4/1/24

CSEAS 2022-2023 Year-in-Review

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Supeena Adler wins Hugo and Christine Davise Fund for Contemporary Music grant

The grant will invite Thai musicians, descendants of Mon music families, to the UCLA to teach Mon techniques, traditions, and contemporary repertoire to UCLA students and community practitioners.

Monday, April 1, 2024

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CSEAS expands climate change research through new collaboration

UCLA and Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology forge a new partnership for climate change and indigenous landscape management research in the Philippines.

Monday, February 26, 2024

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UCLA students undergo cultural immersion experience in Bali

During summer 2023, three UCLA undergraduate students took part in an immersive study abroad and volunteer program in Bali, Indonesia, funded by the Julia and Ken Gouw Centennial Scholarship.

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

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Digital humanities scholar focuses on empire and information in Southeast Asia

Professor Cindy Nguyen joins the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies as a historian of Vietnam and specialist on digital humanities.

Friday, December 15, 2023