Useful Links

Digital Collections

British Library Digitised Manuscripts - includes collections from Java, Thailand and the Malay world

Digital Historical Maps of Singapore and Southeast Asia - pre-1900 maps of Southeast Asia from collections at the National Library of Singapore, Leiden University, the Bodleian Library, and Yale University.

DREAMSEA - Digital Repository of Endangered and Affected Manuscripts in Southeast Asia

Leiden University Digital Collections – colonial-era photographs and drawings from Dutch collections

Southeast Asian Visions, Cornell University – an online collection of colonial-era European travel accounts in Southeast Asia

Educational Websites 

Amboyna Conspiracy Trial - an interactive site about a 17th century trial in the Spice Islands (modern-day Indonesia) of English merchants and Japanese mercenaries by local Dutch authorities.

BASABali – online materials for learning Balinese

Contemporary Wayang Archive - video collection of wayang (shadow play) performances with subtitles and notes 

Duty to Country - an educational project of the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project

Filipino Americans and the Farm Labor Movement - an instructional video and curricular materials from the California History-Social Science Project

The Malayan Emergency (1948-1960) – a case study developed as part of the Cultures of Occupation in Twentieth Century Asia (COTCA) project

Tajen: Interactive - an online project about cockfighting in Bali

Temple Mountain - a digital resource on ancient temples in Cambodia

Virtual Angkor - a recreation of the kingdom of Angkor in the 13th century, hosted by Monash University

Journals, Projects & Blogs

Academia SG - a website promoting scholarship about Singapore

Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) - analysis on South China Sea issues from the Center for Strategic and International Studies

Advances in Southeast Asian Studies - an online open access academic journal, published by the Society for South-East Asian Studies (Austria)

diaCRITICS - arts & culture of the Vietnamese diaspora

Indonesia at Melbourne  - blog on contemporary Indonesia hosted by the University of Melbourne

New Mandala – blog on current events in Southeast Asia hosted by Australian National University

Myanmar: Beyond The Headlines - a project funded by the European Union to support freedom of expression in Myanmar

Neliti - a digital collection of books, datasets and journal articles from Indonesia, funded by the National Library of Indonesia

SEAMS - a project to collect a list of Southeast Asian literature that is available In English, or has been translated into English.

Tea Circle – blog on Myanmar hosted by the University of Toronto


Gatty Lecture Rewind - academic discussions and interviews from Cornell University's Southeast Asia Program

Myanmar Musings - from the Myanmar Research Centre at the Australian National University

New Books in Southeast Asian Studies - a channel of the New Books Network 

Nordic Asia Podcast - from the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

SSEAC Stories - from the University of Sydney's Southeast Asia Centre

Southeast Asia Crossroads - from Northern Illinois University's Center for Southeast Asian Studies

Talking Indonesia - from the University of Melbourne