“Thinking with Spirits, Dams and Orangutans: A Conversation on More-Than-Human Anthropology in Borneo”
Liana Chua, Reader in Anthropology, Brunel University London
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“In Praise of Floods”
James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology
Recorded at the 2020 Albert O. Hirschman Prize presentation to Yale CSEAS Council member, James Scott, hosted by the Social Science Research Council and the Institute for Advanced Study. 
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“Under Beijing’s Shadow: Southeast Asia’s China Challenge”
Murray Hiebert,  Senior Associate of the Southeast Asia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C.  See Additional Information and links >>

“Asian Place, Filipino Nation: A Global Intellectual History of the Philippine Revolution, 1887-1912”
Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz, Research Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge;  Executive Director of the Toynbee Prize Foundation.  See Additional Information and links >>

“Militarized Landscapes of the Indochina Conflicts”
David Biggs, Professor of History, UC Riverside; Jonathan Padwe, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawaii, Manoa;  and Leah Zani, anthropologist, author, and poet based in Albany, California.  See Additional Information and links >>

“In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Repatriates”
Jana Lipman, Associate Professor of History, Tulane University
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“Understanding Digital Vietnam: Contemporary Issues and New Directions.” Workshop organized by Dang Nguyen, Yale Fox Fellow and Erik Harms, Professor of Anthropology at Yale View Program Summary >>

SUTASOMA,” a Balinese Shadow Play,  Recorded performance, featuring I Gusti Putu Sudarta, Shadow Master Gamelan gender wayang musicians:Kyle Dosier, Brian Larson, Daniel Smither, Andy McGraw. View additional Program information


“New Books in Southeast Asian Studies” (Audio podcast)  Luxury and Rubble: Civility and Dispossession in New Saigon.  Yale CSEAS Professor Erik Harms talks about detritus and condominiums, civility and civil society, civility and civil society, liberalism and neoliberalism, the paradoxes of struggles for rights fought over contested land… the view from a suspension bridge in Vietnam.


“Understanding the Rohingya Crisis: Race, Religion, and Violence in Burma.” Francis Wade, Independent Journalist, Author of “Myanmar’s Enemy Within: Buddhist Violence and the making of a Muslim ‘Other’ ” Wade joins a panel with James C Scott, Sterling Professor Political Science at Yale and Kyaw Hsan Hlaing, a Burmese peace activist working on Rohingya issues. View summary

“Barikan: A Wayang Ritual Drama with Gamelan and Shadow Puppets” Performance featuring shadow puppets (wayang kulit) from the Dr. Walter Angst and Sir Henry Angest Collection donated to the Yale Art Gallery.  Puppeteer, Matthew Isaac Cohen.  Program information


“Conflict in the South China Sea,” International conference exploring the history of the ongoing dispute in the South China Sea, featuring speakers from universities and research institutions in Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, the Philippines, and across the United States. View summary


Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her work promoting international human rights and democratic government, Sept. 27, 2012