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The COUNCIL ON SOUTHEAST ASIA STUDIES at Yale University oversees a multifaceted interdisciplinary program promoting education, research, and intellectual exchange on the cultures, politics and economies of Southeast Asia, both historical and contemporary. Yale currently maintains one of the most extensive Southeast Asia library collections in the United States. Read more. . .

Established in 1947, Southeast Asia Studies was the first area studies program at Yale - and by all accounts the first in the country to establish a program for the study of Southeast Asia in all disciplines. See SEAS History. . .

Calendar of EventsACTIVITIES AND EVENTS:

Brown Bag Seminar Series  
Wednesdays 12:00 noon
throughout academic year.
See UPCOMING EVENTS >>
spring 2014



YALE SOUTHEAST ASIA STUDIES MONOGRAPHS:
JUST PUBLISHED:
EXCURSIONS INTO EASTERN INDONESIA: Essays on History and Social Life
by R.H Barnes

a collection of articles that look at the past and representations of the past from a variety of perspectives. Above all, they attempt to open up the past of what once were nearly completely illiterate peoples.
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APRIL 11-12, 2014: 
REIMAGINING INDONESIA: IDEALS, ACTIONS, AND CHALLENGES - Looking forward to the upcoming national elections, the 2014 Yale Indonesian Forum Spring Conference seeks to "revitalize discussions on how local and regional cultures could invigorate considerations on the development policies of the new regime, and how new visions might mobilize and unite the diverse cultures and interests across the archipelago."


                    APRIL 13, 2014:
      SOUTHEAST ASIA CULTURAL FESTIVAL
         Hosted by the Yale Southeast Asian
             Language and Literature faculty

Displays, performances, food and fun
Program schedule forthcoming

* Congratulations to Erik Harms on receiving the 2014 Harry J. Benda Prize as the author of Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City See more >> 

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