SOAS University of London

Centre of South East Asian Studies

Centre of South East Asian Studies Events

The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region.

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.  Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office.


Please note that every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on the website is as accurate as possible. We cannot guarantee, however, that subsequent changes have not been made. Please be advised to check information relating to scheduled events by using the contact information provided.

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  • Indonesia Kontemporer 2016
  • Inspired by Indonesian arts and cultural traditions, Indonesia Kontemporer 2016, is a creative event mixing exhibitions, performances, workshops, crafts, film screenings, as well as food and handicrafts stalls


  • Shan New Year Celebrations
  • Professor Dr Barend Jan Terweil
  • The significance and popularity of the Shan New Year event at SOAS is that it has offered a combination of academic presentations. The event is co-hosted by the SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies and the Shan Cultural Association in the United Kingdom.