THE SIREN OF CIREBON: A Tenth-Century Trading Vessel Lost in the Java Sea – a seminar by Dr Horst Liebner (Wed, 26 November 2014)

Organised by FASS Environment Research Cluster and Department of Southeast Asian Studies. Speaker: Dr Horst Liebner Date: Wednesday, 26 November 2014 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS7, Level 6, Research Division Seminar Room (06-42) Synopsis Dr. Liebner will discuss the Nanhan / Cirebon wreck,… Continue Reading

The Artist as Curator: Dinh Q. Le’s ‘Light and Belief: Sketches of Life during the Vietnam War’ and the Problematics of History in Vietnamese Contemporary Art – a seminar by Dr Nora Taylor (Wed, 8 October 2014)

Speaker: Dr Nora A. Taylor (School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA) Date: Wednesday, 8 October 2014 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20) Synopsis This talk will look at contemporary Ho Chi Minh… Continue Reading

Spheres of Passion – Fieldwork, Ethnography and the inter-affective encounter – a seminar by Dr Thomas Stodulka (Wed, 3 September 2014)

Speaker: Dr Thomas Stodulka (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany) Date: Wednesday, 3 September 2014 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20) Chairperson: Dr Julius Bautista Synopsis Researchers and their emotions are perceived as an irreconcilable dichotomy. They are… Continue Reading

Personalising the Middle-Income Trap: An Inter-generational Migrant View from Rural Thailand – a seminar by Prof Jonathan Rigg (Wed, 19 March 2014)

Speaker: Prof Jonathan Rigg (Department of Geography, National University of Singapore)  Date: Wednesday, 19 March 2014  Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm  Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20)  Chairperson: Assoc Prof Itty Abraham Synopsis  Using the experiences of first and second generation migrants from three… Continue Reading

Masyumi: the Forgotten Indonesian Muslim Democracy Project – a seminar by Dr Rémy Madinier (Wed, 12 February 2014)

Speaker: Dr Rémy Madinier (Senior Researcher, CNRS and Co-Director, IISMM & CASE-EHESS) Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2014 Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20) Chairperson: Assoc Prof Vatthana Pholsena Synopsis Between Independence in 1945 and the advent of the… Continue Reading

The Frog and the Dinosaurs: Two Big Models of Thainess and One Small Space in Bangkok – a seminar by Prof Michael Herzfeld (Wed, 15 January 2014)

Speaker: Prof Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University) Date: Wednesday, 15 January 2014 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20) Chairperson: Dr Muhammad Arafat Bin Mohamad Synopsis The tiny (pop. approx.300) community of Pom Mahakan, which the Bangkok Metropolitan… Continue Reading