ARCHIVE 2014-2015

ARCHIVE 2014-2015

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FALL 2014


September 24
Sharyn Davies, Associate Professor and Programme Leader, Social Sciences, Auckland University of Technology
“Authentic is as Authentic does: The trope of authenticity and I La Galigo”

August 2014 - February 2015
East of the Wallace Line:
Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea

Exhibition organized by Ruth Barnes, Thomas Jaffe Curator of Indo-Pacific Art, Yale University Art Gallery

October 1
Bradley Davis, Assistant Professor of History, Eastern Connecticut State University
“The Vertical Empire: Ethnography and Sovereignty in Modern Vietnam, 1820-1896”

October 9
“Facing to the Ocean:
selected documentaries from Vietnam


October 8
Bill Robichaud, Coordinator, Saola Working Group, IUCN SSC Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group
“Saving Unicorns: New Species and the Extinction Crisis in Southeast Asia”
October 15
Bill Hayton, Senior Journalist, BBC; researcher and author
“Who Owns the South China Sea?”
November 19
Howard Chernikoff, Vietnam Veterans of America
“Return to Vietnam: 2010-2014: A Veteran’s Photographic Experience”


February 4
Cù Huy Hà Vũ, Reagan Fascell Democracy Fellow, National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, D.C.
“Human Rights Suppression and Democracy Movement in Vietnam”


January 14
Film Screening:
“Life and Death at Preah Vihear”
Discussion with Filmmaker/Director, David Feingold


February 11
Eric Hyer, Department of Political Science, Brigham Young University
“The Regional Context of the 1962 Sino-Indian War: China’s Policy of Conciliation with its Neighbors”

February 20
Southeast Asia Studies Spring Cultural Festival
Hosted by the SEAS Language Studies Faculty
Food, displays and performances; featuring Saung Budaya Dance Troupe

February 18
Matthew Isaac Cohen, Department of Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London
Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia”

April 10
YIF Spring Dialog
“70 Years and Counting: Emerging Voices in the Indonesian Landscape

Hosted by the Yale Indonesia Forum

February 25
Adam Clulow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University
“From Diplomatic Failure to Legal Entanglement: Tokugawa Japan’s changing relations with Southeast Asia in the seventeenth century”

April 11
Yale Indonesia Forum YIF-CIA Spring Conference
“70 Years and Counting: Emerging Voices in the Indonesian Landscape
Hosted by the Yale Indonesia Forum

March 4
George Dutton, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures; Director, Center for Southeast Asia Studies, UCLA
“Early Modern Catholic Geographies: Philiphe Binh and the Vietnamese Jesuits of Tonkin”

April 11
Film Screenings followed by Panel Discussion - on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s reunification:
“Công Binh” and “Last Days in Vietnam

April 1
Rachel Jacobs, PhD Candidate, Compartive Politics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Shedding Their Custom: Forced Marriage and Wartime Social Order in Democratic Kampuchea”

April 15
Film Screening
“Cambodian Son
followed by Discussion with Masahiro Sugano, Director/Cinematographer
Co-Sponsored with the Genocide Studies Program

April 8
Helen Jessup, Curator and scholar specializing in the art and architecture of Southeast Asia
“Structure and Symbolism in Cambodian Architecture: Cave to Cosmic Mountain”


April 22
Roland Fletcher, Professor of Theoretical and World Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, University of Sydney
“From Pre-Angkorian Mahendrapura to the end of Greater Angkor: results of the 2012 Lidar survey of Angkor”

April 29
Haydon Cherry, Assistant Professor, Department of History, North Carolina State University
Murder on the Rue Huế: The State, the Sûreté, and the Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng