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.
- 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).
- Politics at Play: Indonesian Wayang Performance Practice and Heritage Politics
Dr Sadiah Boonstra (Independent Researcher & Curator)
- 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
Dr Phoebe Scott (National Gallery of Singapore)
- Democracy and state patronage of religion: Evidence from Thailand
Dr Tomas Larsson (University of Cambridge)
- French Indochina and its links with Southeast Asian Archaeology and Art History
Pierre Baptiste (Curator Southeast Asia, National Museum for Asian Art – Guimet, Paris)
- Etymology is Not Destiny: Moments of Translational Indeterminacy on an Indonesian Island
Dr Richard Fox (Institut für Ethnologie, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
Ms. Clare Rewcastle-Brown (Sarawak Report, UK)
- From Jakarta Baru to Teman Ahok: New Forms of Political Activism and Electoral Campaigning in Indonesia
Dr Dirk Tomsa (La Trobe University)
- 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.
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Dr Gregg Huff (Oxford University)
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Dr Alessandra Lopez (SOAS University of London)
- The International People's Tribunal on the 1965 Genocide in Indonesia (IPT 1965) and its aftermath
Dr Soe Tjen Marching (SOAS University of London))