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 5/13/19   


Upcoming Events

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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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The History of the Srivijaya Kingdom in Maritime Southeast Asia

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
10383 Bunche Hall

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News & Announcements

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International conference highlights women's issues and empowerment in contemporary Indonesia

The conference featured keynote addresses by the female CEO of OCBC NISP Bank and a HP Executive and dozens of speakers from the U.S., Australia, Europe and Southeast Asia.

Friday, May 17, 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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Cambodian human rights activist discusses modern slavery in Southeast Asia

Vannak Anan Prum, author of “The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea," shares his own extraordinary story as a victim and witness of human trafficking in Southeast Asia.

Thursday, May 16, 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Speaking at CSEAS in winter 2019, Long T. Bui contended that archives are not simply repositories of historical documents, but political institutions that can reinforce racist discourses.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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