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Facts and figures

members of staff, from all the disciplines represented at the School, are engaged in teaching South East Asian courses in a wide range of postgraduate programmes, and supervising doctoral students' research degree projects. 
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One of the main activities of the CSEAS is the ongoing public seminar series. Speakers include researchers, writers, artists and other experts from around the world from diverse fields related to South East Asia. The seminars are held regularly throughout the academic year.

As well as producing articles and books staff in the Department of South East Asia edit the following journals:

The Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme (SAAAP) was made possible by a £20 million donation to SOAS from the Alphawood Foundation in Chicago. Over five years the Programme aims to enhance the study and preservation of Buddhist and Hindu art of South East Asia.

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ASEASUK Conference 2016
ASEASUK Conference 2016

This conference provides a major venue for the dissemination of research on South East Asia in various disciplines for academics from both the UK and abroad.


In conversation with Dr José Ramos-Horta
In conversation with Dr José Ramos-Horta

SOAS  welcomes His Excellency Dr José Ramos-Horta (former President of Timor-Leste (East Timor) (2007-2012)) who will be in conversation with Baroness Valerie Amos (Director of SOAS)​.