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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ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS:
Brown Bag Seminar Series  
Wednesdays 12:00 noon
throughout academic year.
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APRIL 18
The Indonesia Experiment:  A panel discussion on Indonesia’s commitment to Islam’s position as an institution of civil society and to the cause of a pluralist democracy  … more


APRIL 26
“Vietnamese les (lesbian) gender, community, and space in the phantasmagoria of real life”
Natalie Newton, Junior Fellow, Department of Anthropology, UC Irvine


APRIL 21-22
“A NATION IN DYSFUNCTION: DISCOURSES ON CORRUPTION IN INDONESIA”

Hosted by the Yale Indonesia Forum with the Cornell Indonesian Association
PROGRAM INFORMATION >>


APRIL 26
VIETNAMESE POETRY READINGS COMMEMORATING THE FALL OF
SAIGON
Readings and conversations with Vietnamese American poets Tô Thuỳ Yên, Linh Dinh, and Phan Nhiên Hạo
Information on the Poets >>


 

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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 2016-2017

Items from New Guinea, Philippines, Indonesia, & Australia
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