Welcome

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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Read about our latest activities:

   CSEAS Announcements 4/1/19   


Upcoming Events

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Indonesian Food and the Early Modern Period

Friday, April 26, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
352 Haines Hall

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Mother of Exiles

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
UCLA Northwest Campus Auditorium

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News & Announcements

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Teacher Training Workshop: Sites of Encounter - Gupta Empire and Srivijaya Kingdom, 300-1200

This free two-day teacher training workshop will focus on the Gupta Empire and Srivijaya Kingdom to align with the new CA History Social Science Framework for 7th grade.

Monday, January 14, 2019

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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

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Speaking at CSEAS in winter 2019, Long T. Bui contended that archives are not simply repositories of historical documents, but political institutions that can reinforce racist discourses.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

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

UCLA CSEAS 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

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