Events archive

Southeast Asia Seminar
Klara Christensen, Lauren Nishimura, Melyn McKay, Frances O'Morchoe
28 October 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Postgraduate students doing research on Southeast Asia present their work in progress for critical feedback. Klara Christensen (Social Policy and Intervention, St Antony’s) Voices of the Myanmar... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pingtjin Thum (Research Associate, Centre for Global History; Coordinator, Project Southeast Asia)
21 October 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
The outcome of the recent general elections in Singapore was a shock to observers, who had predicted a far tighter outcome. The unprecedented six seats (out of 87, plus a seventh seat won in a by-... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Lorraine Paterson (Visiting Scholar, Oxford Centre for Life Writing, Wolfson College)
10 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Under French colonialism in Indochina, approximately ten thousand prisoners from Vietnam and Cambodia were deported to penal or exile sites within the wider French colonial world. From Gabon in... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Phyllis Ferguson (Oxford Transitional Justice Research)
27 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Timorese women constitute 30% of the Parliament, the highest representation in SE Asia. Since 2004-5, positive discrimination has resulted in women’s membership of Local Councils; their numbers have... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Adam Ng (Securities Commission Malaysia-Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Scholar in Residence in Islamic Finance)
20 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building
As a leading international marketplace for Islamic finance, Malaysia has developed a progressive and comprehensive Islamic finance ecosystem that has grown from strength to strength over the last 30... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Juliette Koning (Reader in Organization Studies and Asian Business, Oxford Brookes)
13 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Southeast Asia Seminar
Penny Edwards (Associate Professor, Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley)
8 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Southeast Asia Seminar
Matt Schissler (Independent Scholar, Myanmar)
29 April 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Southeast Asia Seminar
Su Lin Lewis (Bristol)
4 March 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
The social history of colonial Southeast Asia has often been seen through the lens of ‘plural societies’, where diverse ethnic groups rarely mixed. This paper challenges that narrative by examining... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pavin Chachavalpongpun (Kyoto)
25 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
The military staged a coup on 22 May 2014, overthrowing the elected government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Outwardly, the military justified its political intervention with the classic... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Michael Buehler (SOAS)
18 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Since the collapse of the authoritarian New Order regime in 1998, hundreds of Islamic laws have been adopted across Indonesia. Over the past years, scholars have examined both the causes and the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Dominik Müller (Goethe-University, Oxford)
4 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founders' Building, St Antony's College
Brunei Darussalam is the only Southeast Asian country that has unambiguously defined itself as an “Islamic State” since Independence. In the absence of democratic institutions or an influential civil... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Alicia Izharuddin (SOAS): Islamic modernity, Indonesia, gender and sexuality, Alexander Wain (Oxford): Chinese Muslims, conversion to Islam, Courtney Wittekind (Oxford, St Antony’s): Migration, displacement, return/repatriation in Southeastern Burma, Jun Zubillaga-Pow (King’s College London): Malay lesbians, Singapore history, neoliberal politics
9 December 2014 - 8:15am
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
Please join us for a look at the exciting range of current research on Southeast Asia being conducted by post-graduate students in the UK. Each presenter will give a brief introduction to his or her... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Lena Rethel (Associate Professor, University of Warwick), Kerstin Steiner (Senior Lecturer, Monash University)
26 November 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
At a time when conventional, interest-based financial system continues to suffer from the fallout from the global financial crisis of 2008-9, Islamic finance is a rapidly expanding segment of... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Claudio Sopranzetti (Postdoctoral fellow, All Souls College, Oxford)
29 October 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building at St Antony’s College

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