SOAS University of London

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.

Previous Events in this series

Courbet after Sudjojono

Dr Kevin Chua (Texas Tech University, USA)
1 June 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Living in a Time of Deception

Dr Poh Soo Kai and Dr Ping Tjin Thum
10 May 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Khmer Śaivism

Prof Alexis Sanderson (Oxford University)
2 December 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

The Current Changing Political Situation in Shan State

Mr Khuensai Jaiyen, Editor-in-Chief, Shan Herald Agency for News and Managing Director of the Pyidaungsu Institute for Peace and Dialogue
10 September 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

The River's Song

Suchen Christine Lim (Writer)

This event has been cancelled.

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

The Democratic Crisis in Thailand

Mr. Robert Amsterdam (founder and principal of Amsterdam & Partners LLP)
27 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Kamran DJAM Lecture Theatre (Formerly G2), 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Thai film Paradoxocracy

Rachel Harrison (SOAS, University of London)
22 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4429, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Life in Burma and Life as a Refugee

Mr Ian Werrett (Formerly of the Chow Kit Foundation (Assistant Centre Manager / Outreach Worker) and UNICEF (Researcher). Currently writing for ‘LLB Online’ and ‘Interact UK’)
21 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 403, 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Reading of Coal Island

Shivani Sivagurunathan (Author)
4 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, B102, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Staging Sihanouk

Ashley Thompson (University of Leeds / Collège international de philosophie, Paris)
2 November 2010, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Film: Cin(T)a

Directed by Sammaria
1 June 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, KLT, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Seminar: ASEAN - A Healthy Community

Dr Surin Pitsuwan (ASEAN Secretary-General - 2008 to 2012)
23 May 2008, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Seminar: Thailand Under CEO Thaksin

Sondhi Limthongkul (Owner of the Thai national newspaper Phujatkarn Daily Senator Kraisak Choonhavan, Caretaker Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs)
7 October 2006, Brunei Gallery, B102, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM