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UHCSEAS Spring 2021 Lecture Series


Schedule:

January 27, Wednesday, 2:00pm – 3:30pm HST

Roundtable: Markets for Mekong Commodities

Panelists: Ian Baird (Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison); Ben Belton (Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University); Nathan Green (Geography, National University of Singapore); & Patrick Slack (Geography, McGill University, Montreal)

Moderator: Jefferson Fox (East-West Center)

Watch recording of webinar here.

Part of the Mekong, China & Southeast Asian Transitions Series


February 24, Wednesday, 2:00pm – 3:30pm HST

Roundtable: Migration, Mobility and the Mekong

Panelists: Nga Dao (York University); Heather Peters (Ophidian Research Institute;, Phanwin Yokying (East-West Center); & Ore Huiying (Independent Photographer)

Moderator: Amanda Flaim (Michigan State University)

Watch recording of webinar here.

Part of the Mekong, China & Southeast Asian Transitions Series.


March 3, Wednesday, 12:00pm – 1:30pm HST

Civilizing the South: Colonialism and Cultural Change in Ancient East/Southeast Asia

Speaker: Erica Brindley (History, Pennsylvania State University), with Wensheng Wang (History, University of Hawai‘i)

Co-sponsored with the University of Hawai‘i‘s Department of History, Center for Chinese Studies and International Cultural Studies Certificate Program


April 7, Wednesday, 2:00pm – 3:30pm HST

Roundtable: The Spirits and Spiritual Life of the Mekong

Panelists: Andrew Johnson (University of California, Berkeley); Hieu Phung (University of Michigan); Holly High (University of Sydney); Benjamin Baumann (Universität Heidelberg, Berlin)

Moderator: Courtney Work (National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan)

Part of the Mekong, China & Southeast Asian Transitions Series

Watch recording of webinar here.


April 22, Thursday, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

An Archaeology of Religious Change: Community Response in 14th-18th Century CE Angkor

Speaker: Heng Piphal (Anthropology Dept. Affiliate, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa)

Co-hosted with the UHM Department of Anthropology. 

Watch recording of webinar here.


April 28, Wednesday, 2:00pm – 3:30pm HST

Roundtable:  Mekong Dams: Debates and the Politics of Evidence

Panelists: Brian Eyler (Stimson Center, Washington, D.C., USA); Carl Middleton (Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand); Nguyen Huong Thuy Phan (Graduate Institute – Geneva, Switzerland); Pon Souvannaseng (Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA); Apichai Sunchindah (Independent development specialist, Bangkok, Thailand)

Moderator: Wisa Wisesjindawat-Fink (Michigan State University, USA)

Part of the Mekong, China & Southeast Asian Transitions Series

Watch recording of webinar here.


The Mekong, China & Southeast Asian Transitions Series is made possible through funding from the Henry Luce Foundation and is co-organized by University of Hawai’i-Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai’i at Manoa-Center for Chinese Studies, East-West Center, Michigan State University-James Madison College and Asian Studies Center, and Chiang Mai University-Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development.