FALL 2018 (To Date)



WEDNESDAYS, 12 NOON - Room 203, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue

September 26
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
“Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam”
Bernard Adeney-Risakotta, Founding Director of the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS) at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta
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September 27
5:00 PM
Luce Hall, 2nd Floor
Common Room
34 Hillhouse Ave.

Southeast Asia Studies Fall Welcome Reception
A chance to meet or re‐connect with SEAS Faculty, Students, and Friends
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September 28
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Luce Hall Auditorium
34 Hillhouse Avenue
“Waithood: Gender, Education, and Global Delays in Marriage”
MacMillan Center: Co-sponsored Multinational Conference
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October 10
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“Revolutionary Alternatives, or Điện Biên Phủ After the Battle”
Christian C. Lentz, Assistant Professor of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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October 24
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
“ ‘After the Plantation: Creating a counter-trajectory of development on a Sumatran volcano”
David Edward Gilbert, PhD candidate, Stanford University
October 31
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

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

November 7
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“Filling a Void: The Challenges of Mine Site Rehabilitation in Kalimantan”
David Neidel, Asia Program Coordinator, Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ETLI), Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

November 9
7:30 PM
Wesleyan University
Crowell Concert Hall, 50 Wyllys Ave., Middletown

Music and Dance of Yogyakarta
In conjunction with a visit from Hamengkubuwono X, the Sultan of Yogyakarta, Wesleyan University hosts a performance by the court dancers and musicians of Yogyakarta, featuring instruments of the Wesleyan gamelan. (Co-presented with Yale University and the Asia Society) $28 general public; $26 students

November 14
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“Time for Reparations? A View on the Cambodian government’s response to the genocide”
Heng Sreang, Research Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
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December 5
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

“Reflections on Brokering Authority: 12 years in and still muddling through in Indonesia””
Steve Rhee, Senior Program Officer - Jakarta, The Ford Foundation

Talks & events will be added, updated throughout Semester.
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*Tea, coffee, juice & cookies provided at all Wednesday Brown Bag Seminars
B.Y.O. bag lunches welcome