Events archive

Southeast Asia Seminar
Matthew J Walton, Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi and Aye Thein
14 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
Myanmar’s formal religious authority, the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee (Ma Ha Na), was formed in the 1980s, as part of the military government’s efforts to centralise religious control. Popular... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Tamsin Barber (Oxford Brookes)
31 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
In this paper, Tamsin Barber interrogates the role of recent debates around Modern Slavery and trafficking in framing and understanding the experience of new Vietnamese migrants working in the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Farouk Yahya (Ashmolean)
17 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
The naga is a deified serpent that is a major part of the belief system of many South and Southeast Asian cultures. It is a chthonic creature, and is very strongly associated with rain and water. In... Read more