ARCHIVE 2018-19

ARCHIVE 2018-19

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FALL 2018


September 26
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta, Founding Director of the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta
“Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam”
November 6 - 10
Yale and Wesleyan Universities hosted Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, the Governor/Sultan of Yogyakarta.  Concurrent events listed below:
September October 30
John Buchanan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale Agrarian Studies; Director of Research, Institute for Strategy and Policy - Myanmar
“Strongmen as Benefactors: Opium, Patronage and State (Dis)Formation in Burma’s Shan State (1959-1996)”
November 6
Wayang Kulit Performance: “Arjuna Wiwaha (Arjuna’s Meditation)”
Featuring shadow puppeteer Ki Suharno Cermo Sugondo and gamelan musicians from the royal court of Yogyakarta at the Yale University Art Gallery
October 10
Christian C. Lentz, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Revolutionary Alternatives, or Điện Biên Phủ After the Battle”

November 7
Symposium: “Islam and the Arts of Java”
With Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, and four other panelists

October 24
David Edward Gilbert, PhD candidate, Stanford University
“Laborers Becoming ‘Peasants’: Agroecological politics in a Sumatran plantation zone”
November 8
International Conference:
“Mass Violence in Southeast Asia Since 1945”
Keynote: Professor Geoffrey Robinson, UCLA
co-sponsored with Genocide Studies

October 31
Traude Gavin, Senior Visiting Fellow, Department of Indo-Pacific Art, Yale Art Gallery
“Researching the Borneo Textile Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (Indo-Pacific Department)”

November 7
David Neidel, Asia Program Coordinator, Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ETLI), Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
“Filling a Void: The Challenges of Mine Site Rehabilitation in Kalimantan”
November 14
Heng Sreang, Research Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
“Time for Reparations? A View on the Cambodian government’s response to the genocide”
November 28
Thynn Thynn Hlaing, Yale World Fellow 2018}
“A Bumpy Democracy Transition in Myanmar”
December 5
Steve Rhee, Senior Program Officer - Jakarta, The Ford Foundation
“Reflections on Brokering Authority: 12 years in and still muddling through in Indonesia”




January 23
Brian Eyler, Director, Southeast Asia Program, The Stimson Center; Co-founder
“Last Days of the Mighty Mekong: Navigating an Unstainable Development Pathway”
February 15
Southeast Asia Spring Cultural Festival
Regional Food, Music, Dance and Art
Hosted by Faculty and Students of the Southeast Asia Studies Language and Literture Progams
February 27
Laura Meitzner Yoder, Director and John Stott Endowed Chair of Human Needs and Global Resources; Professor of Environmental Studies, Wheaton College
“Megaprojects and the National development Models in Timor-Leste”
February 25
Film Screening
The Cleaners”
Directors: Moritz Riesewieck and Hans Block; Gebrueder Beetz Films
Information / synopsis >>
March 6
Lê Đức Minh, Associate Professor of Vietnam National University and Research Associate of the American Museum of Natural History
“Biodiversity Conservation in Vietnam: Challenges in the 21st century”
April 12
Yale Indonesia Forum Spring Dialogue
“On Rising Fear, Anxiety, and Producing the “Other” in Indonesia”
hosted by Yale Indonesia Forum
April 3
Ngo Vinh Long, Professor of Asian Studies, Department of History, University of Maine
“Vietnam’s Relations with China: Domestic impact and international implications”
April 13
19th Northeastern Conference (NEC) on Indonesia
“On Rising Fear, Anxiety, and Producing the “Other” in Indonesia”
hosted by Yale Indonesia Forum and Cornell Indonesia Association
Program information / Conference summary >>
April 10
Janet Alison Hoskins, Professor of Anthropology and Religion, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
“’Little Hanois’” and ‘Little Saigons’: Cold War Polarities in Diasporic Vietnamese Temples”
April 20

Central Javanese Gamelan Music Concert
Yale Gamelan Suprabanggo
Director: Maho Ishiguro, Yale University
with students of Yale Central Javanese Gamelan Ensemble, MUSIC 232

April 17
Ivan V. Small, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Central Connecticut State University
“Currencies of Imagination: Channeling Money and Chasing Mobility in Vietnam”
April 21
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppetry) Performance
Lakon Babat Alas Mertani
Dalang/Puppeteer: Darsono Hadiraharjo
Yale Community Gamelan Ensemble and students of the Culture and Performing Arts MUSI 233
Guest musicians: Anne Stebinger and Phil Acimovic
Guest speakers: Michael R. Dove,
program information and details >>