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.

Registration is essential to guarantee a place.

For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office.

Disclaimer

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.

« Previous year | Show previous events for this year | Next year »

2019

April

25/04/19
  • The Song of Kieu: Vietnam’s National Epic
  • Timothy Allen (translator), Dr Dana Healy (Senior Lecturer in Vietnamese Studies) and Henry Eliot (Creative Editor of Penguin Classics)
  • In this lively new translation, Timothy Allen reworks Nguyen Du’s epic poem for the 21st century English-language reader.

May

21/05/19
  • ASEAN Film Festival
  • A week-long festival showcasing South East Asian contemporary feature films from each of the ten ASEAN-member nations.

21/05/19
  • Ramen Teh (Ramen Shop)
  • Director: Eric Khoo
  • Join us on the opening night of the ASEAN Film Festival with a screening of Ramen Teh (Ramen Shop).

22/05/19
22/05/19
23/05/19
  • Price of Love
  • Director: Matthew Robinson
  • Film screening of award-winning Cambodian family film released in 2016.

23/05/19
  • Keluarga Cemara (Cemara’s Family)
  • Director: Yandy Laurens
  • Film screening of Indonesia family film followed by a panel discussion conducted by the Indonesia Film Committee and Cultural Department of the Indonesian Embassy.

24/05/19
24/05/19
25/05/19
  • Mi
  • 2018 film from Myanmar based on the book of the same name.

25/05/19
  • The Tailor
  • Director: Trần Bửu Lộc, Nguyễn Lê Phương Khanh
  • 2017 Vietnamese drama film directed by Trần Bửu Lộc and Nguyễn Lê Phương Khanh.

25/05/19

June

11/06/19
20/06/19
  • The Belt & Road Initiative: International Responses
  • This conference is designed to examine how this flagship foreign policy initiative of President Xi Jinping is affecting the key regions in the world along both the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road, and how countries thus affected are responding.

July

05/07/19
  • Mindanao: Cartographies of History, Identity and Representation
  • The Annual Philippine Studies Conference SOAS focuses its 2019 edition on Mindanao. It seeks to gather academics, policymakers, cultural workers and artists to map the contours of Mindanao’s porous and overlapping ethnolinguistic homelands and its conceptual and physical sites of representation, identity formation, and conflict.

October

05/10/19
  • 2019 Indonesia Kontemporer
  • The annual Indonesia Kontemporer takes place this year on Saturday 5 October.  Artists and crafts people participating in this event hailed from many parts of the world outside Indonesia.