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Centre of South East Asian Studies

CSEAS Seminar Programme

The seminars are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that we do not distribute seminar notes.

For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office.

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Forthcoming Events

Mate Selection among the Malays in the early 20th Century

Dr Zanariah Noor, Post Doctoral Researcher (Department of Languages & Cultures Of South East Asia) / Senior Lecturer (Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia)

30 September 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Perceptions of the Religious Other in Southeast Asia: the baggage of history

Prof Peter G Riddell (Melbourne School of Theology//History, SOAS)

7 October 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Making Sense Out of Genocide

Youk Chhang (Executive Director of the Documentation Center of Cambodia and founder of the Sleuk Rith Institute)

Youk Chhang's mission is to help Cambodians deal with the trauma of the genocide by the Khmers Rouges. His organisation is amassing documentation on the 1974-9 years and he has played a key role in supporting and distributing information on the prosecution of the leaders of Democratic Kampuchea.

8 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Personal power and protection on display: Buddhism and religious practices in Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand

Alexandra Green

14 October 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Title TBC

Fiona Kerlogue (Horniman Museum)

21 October 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Can corruption reduce conflict? Lessons from Indonesia

Dr Elizabeth Pisani

28 October 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Title TBC

Victor King

11 November 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

A borderless village: binding/bounding spiritual ties among Plong migrants in Greater Bangkok

Indrė Balčaitė (CSEAS Small Grant recipient 2012)

18 November 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

The Southeast Asian collections at the V&A

Dr John Clarke (Curator of the Himalayan and Southeast Asian Collections at the V&A Museum)

25 November 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Śaivism in Southeast Asia

Prof Alexis Sanderson (Oxford University)

2 December 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Profiting from History: A Dealer's Perspective on the Business of Art and its Contribution to Art History

Michael Backman (Michael Backman Ltd)

27 January 2015, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Title TBC

Susan Conway

3 February 2015, Brunei Gallery, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM