CSEAS organizes public events such as lectures, conferences, workshops and film screenings about Southeast Asia each academic year. The center also sponsors K-14 teacher training and professional development during the year.
Ethnic and Community Identity in Southeast Asia
April 24-25, 2020
The UC Berkeley-UCLA Consortium National Resource Center for Southeast Asia will hold its next conference at UCLA. UCLA CSEAS has posted a Call for Papers on its website, with a deadline for submitting abstracts of January 20, 2020. The organizers welcomes submissions from all interested scholars and graduate students relevant to the theme. Travel funding is available specifically to support participation by faculty and graduate students from campuses in the University of California and California State University systems. The keynote speaker will be announced in early 2020.
Migrations and New Mobilities in Southeast Asia
Organized by the UC Berkeley-UCLA Consortium National Resource Center for Southeast Asia and the Asian Institute at the University of Toronto
Keynote speaker: Anis Hidayah, Migrant Care (Indonesia)
Nation-Building in War: The Experience of Republican Vietnam, 1955-1975
Organizers: Peter Zinoman, Professor of History, UC Berkeley; Tuong Vu, Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon; Nu-Anh Tran, Assistant Professor of History, University of Connecticut
Making Southeast Asian Culture: From Region to World
Organized by the UC Berkeley-UCLA Consortium National Resource Center for Southeast Asia
Keynote speaker: Prof. Melani Budianta (University of Indonesia)
Thinking Beyond Boundaries: Around the Work of Benedict Anderson
Organized by CSEAS as a special event to honor the legacy of the late Prof. Benedict O’G. Anderson (1936-2015), an important figure in the field of Southeast Asian Studies. Co-sponsored by the Department of English, Department of Rhetoric, Institute of International Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities, and the Dean of Arts & Humanities.
A program on Islam in Southeast Asia, South Asia and the Middle East was co-organized by CSEAS with UC Berkeley's Institute for South Asia Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and held during the 2009-2010 academic year, with funding support from the Social Science Research Council. The program highlighted youth culture, the arts and new media in the Muslim world. The program website includes a general introduction to Islam in these three world regions with suggestions for further reading and other relevant links.