Events archive

Southeast Asia Seminar
John Buchanan (Washington)
11 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
The predominance of the state is overstated. In Burma and other countries, pockets of territory remain under the control of non-state actors. The processes through which these counter state orders... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Renato Cruz De Castro (De La Salle University)
24 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
From 2010 to 2016, then President, Benigno Aquino balanced China’s expansive maritime claim in the South China Sea. President Aquino challenged China by shifting the Armed Forces of the Philippines... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
10 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Incorporating the Delphi Method within Poverty Measurement, a Case Study of West Java, Indonesia Putu Natih (Trinity, Social Policy and Intervention) This empirical paper aims to illustrate the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Rizal Sukma (Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Republic of Indonesia), Antonio M. Lagdameo (Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Republic of the Philippines)
4 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was formally established at the end of 2015 but progress on more robust regional economic integration has been slow. Levels of integration within the region vary... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Kirsten McConnachie (Warwick)
26 April 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
This seminar will consider the case of Chin refugees from Myanmar in the north-east Indian State of Mizoram, drawing on Migdal’s (2004) concepts of ‘virtual checkpoints’ and ‘mental maps’ to analyse... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Phyu Phyu Thi (Myanmar ICT for Development), Matthew J Walton (St Antony’s)
1 March 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Research and training conducted by the Myanmar Media and Society (M.MAS) project in 2015 encountered persistent expressions of fear and antagonism directed towards religious Others as well as... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Matthew J Walton (St Antony's)
13 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room
In Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar , the first book to provide a broad overview of the ways in which Buddhist ideas have influenced political thinking and politics in Myanmar,... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Sothy Tep (MP, Kingdom of Cambodia; Foreign Service Programme, University of Oxford)
13 February 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
It’s the most dangerous country you’ll ever visit, because you’ll fall in love with it…and then it will break your heart – Joseph Mussomeli, former US Ambassador to Cambodia Sothy Tep, Member of... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Sufian Jusoh (National University of Malaysia)
1 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Myanmar or Burma has had its first fully contested general election in 2016, leading the formation of a democratically elected government which has taken steps to reform the governance of the country... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Kerstin Steiner (Monash)
16 January 2017 - 2:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
This talk will be held under the Chatham House Rule: participants may report on information provided during the talk, but not directly or indirectly attribute it, or make any recording of the talk.... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Dominik M. Müller (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle)
23 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
In this talk, Dominik Müller will present the conceptual framework of a newly established collaborative research project studying "The Bureaucratisation of Islam and its Socio-Legal Dimensions in... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Jesús Cháirez-Garza (Leeds)
22 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Untouchability in India has been widely understood as the practice of excluding, from social or religious life, people who are believed to be permanently impure. Yet, this vision neglects the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Myat The Thitsar (Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation; Oxford)
9 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Local legislative bodies, the Myanmar State and Regional parliaments were formed in 2011 and are constitutive sub-national governmental institutions. These are new institutions for a historically... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pia Jolliffe (Blackfriars; Institute of Population Ageing)
26 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room
Focusing on the Karen people in Burma, Thailand and the United Kingdom, Learning, Migration and Intergenerational Relations: The Karen and the Gift of Education analyses how global, regional and... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Su Su (Mandalay Technological University)
26 October 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
If one and only one city in Asia with its historic core largely intact were to be pointed out, it would to be Yangon. Yangon has thousands of historic properties that date before 1950; has the... Read more

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