‘Islam and Humanitarianism: Networks of Islamic Charities in Contemporary Southeast Asia’ (Wed, 22 November 2017)

Speaker: Dr. Amelia Fauzia, Asia Research Institute, NUS Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis Despite bringing suffering, hardship, human loss and large-scale destruction, disasters that have struck Indonesia during the Post New Order… Continue Reading

‘Internationalising Higher Education: Perspectives from Kyoto University, University of Melbourne & the National University of Singapore’ (Wed, 1 November 2017)

Speaker: Teofilo C Daquila (Associate Professor, Department of Southeast Asian Studies) Date: Wednesday, 1 November 2017 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis “Internationalisation at the national/sector/institutional level is the process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension… Continue Reading

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