The COUNCIL ON SOUTHEAST ASIA STUDIES at Yale University oversees a multifaceted interdisciplinary program promoting education, research, and intellectual exchange on the cultures, politics and economies of Southeast Asia, both historical and contemporary. Yale currently maintains one of the most extensive Southeast Asia library collections in the United States. Read more…

Established in 1947, Southeast Asia Studies was the first area studies program at Yale - and by all accounts the first in the country to establish a program for the study of Southeast Asia in all disciplines. See SEAS History…

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Calendar of Events

ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS:
Brown Bag Seminar Series  
Wednesdays 12:00 noon
throughout academic year.
See UPCOMING EVENTS >>

 

    

March 1
“American Ships, Chinese Mutinies:  The Coolie Trade via Southeast Asia”
John Shufelt, Associate Professor, Tunghai University …


 

Feb 7- March 2
PLAY ANGKLUNG* at Peabody2 !

Instructor: Tricia Sumarijanto, House of Ankglung, Washington DC

FUN, FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

CLICK HERE >> for play session schedule


March 3
SOUTHEAST ASIA SPRING FESTIVAL

Highlighting Southeast Asian cultures through traditional music, dance, and performances

CLICK HERE >> for information


March 10
“RELIGION AND PUBLIC POLICY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA”

Joint conference with the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), explores how religions influence public policy  affecting women and religious minorities in Southeast Asia.

Conference Program and Participants >>


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THE DR. WALTER ANGST AND SIR HENRY ANGEST COLLECTION
OF INDONESIAN PUPPETS:

A major collection comes to the Yale University Art Gallery

Ruth Barnes, the inaugural Thomas Jaffe Curator of Indo-Pacific Art is pleased to announce that the Yale University Art Gallery recently received the largest collection of Indonesian puppets and related material ever given to a collecting institution.  Read more >>
 


 

The MacMillan Report:  Erik Harms, Department of Anthropology, discusses his new book, Luxury and Rubble: Civility and Dispossession in the New Saigon”


PEABODY2 - SPECIAL ETHNOGRAPHIC ART EXHIBITION
Items from New Guinea, Philippines, Indonesia, & Australia
information > >