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

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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“The Singaporean State and Community Care in the Time of Corona” by Yale PhD students Vanessa Koh, Jill Tan, and Al Lim. 
Published in City and Society, June 4, 2020


photo from "Viet Stories" exhibit, Nixon Library, California

“1975 and Now”
Parents share memories of 1975 Vietnam in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic
Michelle Phan, Yale College 2020
Yale Daily News, April 23


“Digital Southeast Asia: Accessing and Using Digital Collections for Southeast Asian Studies at Yale”
WATCH VIDEO recorded on April 15, 2020
Brandon Miliate, Librarian for South and Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University


NICOLE CuUNJIENG ABOITIZ, Yale PhD 2016 announces release of her new book,
“Asian Place, Filipino Nation:
A Global Intellectual History of the Philippine Revolution, 1887-1912”
published by Columbia University Press

 

CLIMATE CHANGE AND  COVID-19:
its intersections with the everyday scale in Thailand and Indonesia

June 26, 2020 - 9:00 AM
Information & Sign in:
http://tinyurl.com/climatechangecovid19webinar

 

“UNDERSTANDING DIGITAL VIETNAM:
Contemporary Issues and New Directions”

Online Workshop, May 1, 2020
View Program Summary, recorded webinar and papers

 

 SUTASOMA,” a Balinese Shadow Play
 RECORDED PERFORMANCE NOW AVAILABE ON YALE YOUTUBE
 Program information and YOUTUBE LINK here >>

 

COUNCIL CHAIR, ERIK HARMS
Audio Podcast - “New Books in Southeast Asian Studies” >>
“Professor Harms talks about detritus and condominiums,
civility and civil society … the view from a suspension bridge”