Events archive

Southeast Asia Seminar
Bertil Lintner (Independent Journalist and Author)
20 January 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
The United States and the West did not change their policy of isolating Burma because of their concerns were primarily with the lack of democracy and human rights. It was "the China factor". Burma... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Johan Fischer (Roskilde)
25 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Halal (literally, "permissible" or "lawful") production, trade, and standards have become essential to state-regulated Islam and to companies in contemporary Malaysia and Singapore, giving these two... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Patrick McCormick (École française d'Extrême-Orient, Yangon)
11 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
The nation has hijacked history in Burma. Prasenjit Duara rescued history from the nation, and much historiography has moved in other directions. Yet the nation and nation-state continue to shape how... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Amie Kirkham (CPCS)
6 November 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Dahrendorf Room
A Report from the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, Siem Reap, Cambodia The report elevates community voices from six locations in Myanmar that experienced communal violence to reveal a strong... Read more
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

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