SE6770 Graduate Research Seminar (AY2009/2010)

Speakers:

  • Xin Guangcan (PhD Candidate, Southeast Asian Studies Programme)
  • Somrak Chaisingkananont (PhD Candidate, Southeast Asian Studies Programme)
  • Budi Irawanto (PhD Candidate, Southeast Asian Studies Programme)
  • Andrea Montanari (MA Candidate, Southeast Asian Studies Programme)
  • Jan Wendell Castilla Batocabe (MA Candidate, Southeast Asian Studies Programme)
  • Katie Elibazeth Rainwater (MA Candidate, Southeast Asian Studies Programme)
  • Deyana Goh (MA Candidate, Southeast Asian Studies Programme) 

Date: Wednesday, 4 November 2009
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20)

Synopsis
This module, a Faculty requirement since 2004, is intended to encourage scholarly interactions among the graduate research students. Under a lecturer’s guidance, the students have engaged with each other during the past months, and now share their thoughts with the wider community. They hope to attract comments and suggestions for the further development of their thesis projects.

Seminar Topics

Xin Guangcan
Buddhist Trail along the Maritime Silk Road – With a focus on standing Buddha images in 4th – 6th centuries C.E.

Somrak Chaisingkananont
Buluotuo Festival: From Local Pilgrimage to National Cultural Heritage Celebration

Budi Irawanto
Securing the Imperial Image: Exploring the Genealogy of Colonial Film Censorship in Malaya and the Dutch Indies

Andrea Montanari
The Stinky King: Attitudes Towards Durian in Colonial Singapore

Jan Wendell Castilla Batocabe
Tracing the Pink Legacy: Looking at the historical trajectory of the LGBT communities in the Philippines and Singapore

Katie Elizabeth Rainwater
Northeastern Thailand: Examining and Reconceptualizing an Area of Study

Deyana Goh
The Elements of Japanese Mysticism