CSEAS presents the Bookshelf Spotlight on History, Culture & Art of Southeast Asia
The Asian Studies Program presents a special lecture from Dr. Patricio Abinales
Viet Nam: From an “Universal Country” Representing the Chinese Civilization to a “Regional Country” in Southeast Asia
Today Vietnam is a member of ASEAN. For Vietnamese people, however, this issue becomes a matter of historical questioning from the origin of when they considered themselves members of Southeast Asia.
This talk by Victor Paz will present a periodization of the history of archaeology within the framework of Philippine historiography.
Vietnamese Ethnobotany: New understandings of Refugees, the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and the Iron Triangle
This presentation will create new images and a better understanding of the terms “refugees,” “Ho Chi Minh Trail,” and the “Iron Triangle,” and further cultivate that understanding through an exploration of ethnobotany and conservation in Vietnam.
In this presentation, Ann Kumar provides evidence of Southeast Asian influence during the Yayoi period in Japan.
In this presentation, Jane Ferguson will give an overview of the history, structure, and some of the popular genres of the Burmese motion picture industry.
Paul Lavey discusses how stylistic inconsistencies raise questions not only about the nature of “copying” in early Southeast Asian art and the way scholars classify Khmer sculpture, but also about the authenticity of many of the recently revealed images
On the rise of a “hawkish” group within the Vietnamese Communist Party leadership, and the consequences for the revolutionary situation in southern Vietnam, for the North’s relationship with China and the USSR, and for the coming of the American war.
Based on interviews with communities in Southeast Sulawesi, Lance Noldeâ€™s talk explores the idea of Sama-Bajau identity from the 1930s until the present and their experience with national development and environmental conservation efforts.