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 August 2021.

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Read our e-newsletter for latest updates: 

  New! CSEAS 2020 Newsletter  

  CSEAS Announcements 5/10/21 


News & Announcements

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Statement on Stop Asian Hate

We at the UCLA ALC Department, Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Korean Studies, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, and Asia Pacific Center categorically condemn these acts of violence and incidents of hate speech.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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Register for the K-12 teacher webinar

Educators can register for a free "Sites of Encounter in World History" virtual teacher workshop focused on Malacca & the Ottoman Empire, 1400-1800 to align with the CA K-12 History-Social Science Framework. The workshop will run June 17-18, 2021 on Zoom.

Monday, May 3, 2021

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Andrew Le appointed to the 2021 GETSEA Graduate Student Council

Andrew N. Le will serve as the UCLA CSEAS representative on the first GETSEA Graduate Student Advisory Council, formed under the consortium for Graduate Education and Training in Southeast Asian Studies.

Thursday, April 1, 2021

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History of UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies

This timeline details the major milestones in the history of the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies since its founding in 1999.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

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