New Publication: Changing Lives in Laos: Society, Politics, and Culture in a Post-Socialist State by Vatthana Pholsena and Vanina Boute (eds.)

Pholsena, Vatthana and Vanina Boute (eds.), Changing Lives in Laos: Society, Politics, and Culture in a Post-Socialist State, Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2017 One of the lesser-studied countries in Southeast Asia, Laos has gone through momentous changes over… Continue Reading

Fear and Ambivalence in Singapore: Mapping the Saltwater Crocodile in the Singapore Consciousness (Wed, 13 September 2017)

Speaker: Kate Pocklington (Conservator, NUS Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum) Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis In the 1820s, William Farquhar’s dog was eaten by a crocodile on the bank of the Rochor… Continue Reading

Celebration for Southeast Asian Studies Graduating Class of 2017

On 10 July 2017, the Department of Southeast Asian Studies hosts a graduation tea party to celebrate and recognize our graduate’s achievements and their transition to an important new phase of life. Members of the faculty and student got together… Continue Reading