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 4/29/19   


Upcoming Events

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Book Talk: The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea

Monday, May 20, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
5826 Life Sciences

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Southeast Asian Deportation Forum

Thursday, May 23, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
300 Tom Bradley International Hall

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Gupta Empire and its Influence on South and Southeast Asia

Monday, June 17, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

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News & Announcements

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Cambodian human rights activist discusses his memoir on modern slavery in Southeast Asia

Vannak Anan Prum, author of “The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea," will share his own extraordinary story as a victim and witness of human trafficking at a CSEAS Colloquium on May 20, 2019.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Speaking at CSEAS in winter 2019, Long T. Bui contended that archives are not simply repositories of historical documents, but political institutions that can reinforce racist discourses.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