FALL 2022 Events (To Date)


Wednesdays, 12:00 P.M. EST
Room 203, Luce Hall (unless otherwise indicated)


August 31
Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 Noon

“Diplomasi Santri (Santri Diplomacy)”
Arifi Saiman, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in New York
Information poster >>
September 7
12:00 - 1:00 PM
RKZ Tent on Prospect

Southeast Asia Studies Meet & Greet
For Yale Faculty, Students and Staff with interests in Southeast Asia
Information >>

September 14
Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 Noon

“Digital Village: Networking Agrarian Change in Southeast Asia”
Hilary Faxon, Assistant Professor of Environmental Social Science, University of Montana (on leave); Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen.
Abstract and Information >>
September 23-25
15th International Indonesia Forum Conference
via Zoom
Indonesia’s Complexity: Investigating the Layers between the Apparent and the Underlying
Keynote: Nurfadzilah Yahaya, History Department, Yale University
Opening Performance: Phil Acimovic and the Yale Gamelan
Conference Program and Registration Information >>
September 28
Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 Noon
“Human Rights Fact Production: What Is at Stake in Myanmar?”
Ken MacLean, Professor, International Development and Social Change (IDSC) and the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Clark University.
Abstract and Information >>

October 12
Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 Noon
 “Ethnic Politics of Pro-Democracy Mobilization in Myanmar”
Jangai Jap, Early Career Provost Fellow, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin
Abstract and speaker information >>
October 17
12:00 Noon
Luce 202
“Malaysia’s Upcoming Elections: the State of Play”
Ibrahim Suffian, Copsounder and Programme Director, Merdeka Canter for Opinion Research; Meredith Weiss, Professor, Political Science Department, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany
Light Lunch provided - Register to attend HERE >>

November 2
Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 Noon
 ”Unfinished Nation: Imagining a New Myanmar Beyond Religious Nationalism and Tribalism”
David Moe, Henry Hart Rice Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University
Abstract and Speaker Information >>
November 16
Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 Noon

The Poetics of Improvised Lives: Documenting Precarity, Creativity, and Care in the Wounded Land in Post-war Vietnam
Qui Ha Nguyen, Postdoctoral Associate, Council on Southeast Asia Studies; Lecturer, Film and Media Studies Program, Yale University
Abstract and speaker’s information

November 30
Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 Noon
“Murmurs and Yelps: Buddhist Ethical Soundscapes in Vietnam”
Sara Swenson, Assistant Professor in Asian Religions, Dartmouth College
Abstract and Speaker Information >>

December 7
Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 Noon
“Collapse of the Tatmadaw and the end of Burmanization in Myanmar:
Understanding the contentious relationship between democracy and state sovereignty”

Tun Myint, Professor & Chair, Department of Political Science & International Relations, Carleton College
Abstract and Speaker Information >>

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