Welcome

Welcome to the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies! Our Center has been critical to sustaining and expanding Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA for 20 years, serving to strengthen the discussion and dissemination of scholarly work on this important region.

COVID-19 UPDATE: UCLA CSEAS faculty and staff are currently working from home. We will be offering virtual programming through June 2021.

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Read our e-newsletter for latest updates: 

  New! CSEAS 2020 Newsletter  

  CSEAS Conference Program / Feb 8-12  


News & Announcements

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UC Berkeley-UCLA Conference: Ethnic and Community Identity in Southeast Asia

UC Berkeley-UCLA Southeast Asia Studies Virtual Conference Program // Registration is now open. All events are in Pacific Time.

Friday, January 22, 2021

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Southeast Asia Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

FLAS Fellowships support UCLA graduate and undergraduate students who commit to studying Southeast Asian languages and area studies courses. Deadline: February 24, 2021

Monday, November 4, 2019

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Approaching Vietnamese Refugee Stories from a Transnational, Critical Framework

UCLA Professor Evyn LĂȘ Espiritu Gandhi shares about her background in comparative research and how that led to rooting her work in Indigenous and critical refugee studies.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Cambodian American identity through the eyes of Jolie Chea

UCLA Professor Jolie Chea tells the story of their upbringing and political activation in Los Angeles and how they came to ethnic and Asian American studies.

Monday, November 30, 2020

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