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UHCSEAS Fall 2022 Webinars


Webinar Schedule:

September 14, 2:00pm – 3:30pm HST

Materiality Matters: Nature, Commodification, and Resistance in the Mekong Region

Speaker: Kevin Woods (Research Fellow at EWC); Ming Li Yong (Research Fellow at EWC)

Part of UH CSEAS Fall 2022 Webinar Series

Moderator: Micah Fisher (Research Fellow at EWC)

Register via Zoom webinar [new window]


September 15, 3:00pm – 4:15pm HST (In person)

The power of remainder: Politics and Poetics of Healing in Myanmar

Speaker: Celine Coderey (National University of Singapore)

Part of UH CSEAS Fall 2022 Webinar Series


September 21, 12:00pm – 1:30pm HST

Chinese Settlement in the Mekong River Delta, 1400-1700: A New Interpretation

Speaker: Xing Hang (Associate Professor of History at Brandeis University); Wensheng Wang (Associate Professor of History at UH Mānoa)

Co-hosted by UH CSEAS and UH CCS

Moderator: Dr. Miriam Stark, Anthropology (ANTH), UH Mānoa, Hawaiʻi

Register via Zoom webinar [new window]


September 28, 2:00pm – 3:30pm HST

Discourses of Development

Speaker: Chann Sopheak (Visiting Fellow, James Madison College, Michigan State University and Lecturer at Faculty of Development Studies, Royal University of Phnom Penh); Sophie Chao (Discovery Early Career Research Award Fellow and Lecturer in Anthropology at University of Sydney); Amy Weismann (Deputy Regional Director of FHI 360); Medialin Elrna Anak Mukan (Iban community representative for Minority Report); Medialin Elrna Anak Mukan (Iban community representative for Minority Report)

Part of the SEA Transition: Development Discourses 2022 Webinar Series

Moderator: Courtney Work, National Chengchi University

Register via Zoom webinar [new window]


October 19, 2:00pm – 3:00pm HST

Roads & Lands

Speaker: Mike Dwyer (Assistant Professor Geography, Indiana University); Lisa Arensen (Assistant Professor at the Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam); Chi Suwichan Phatthanaphraiwan (professor of geo-cultural management at Bodhivijjalaya College, Srinakharinwirot University); Gabriel Yong (lecturer in the Geography, Environment and Development department at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Universiti Brunei Darussalam)

Part of the SEA Transition: Development Discourses 2022 Webinar Series

Moderator: Alyssa Paredes, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Michigan State University


November 12, 2:00pm – 3:30pm HST

Spirit possession in Buddhist Southeast Asia

Panelists: TBC

Part of UH CSEAS Fall 2022 Webinar Series

Moderator: TBC (Title)


November 23, 2:00pm – 3:15pm HST

Dams & Rivers

Speaker: Ming Li Yong (Research Fellow at EWC); Akarath Soukhapon (PhD Candidate/Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison); VAN PHAM DANG TRI (Director, Research Institute for Climate Change at Can Tho University, Viet Nam); TBC (Title)

Part of the SEA Transition: Development Discourses 2022 Webinar Series

Moderator: Lisa Arensen, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam


December 14, 2:00pm – 3:30pm HST

Forests & Fields

Speaker: Carl Grundy-Warr (Senior Lecturer, Geography, National University of Singapore); Walker DePuy (Visiting Fellow in the Southeast Asian Program at Cornell University); Prey Lang Community Network, Representative; Arman Carbol (PhD Candidate National Chengchi University)

Part of the SEA Transition: Development Discourses 2022 Webinar Series Moderator: Chann Sopheak, Visiting Fellow, James Madison College, Michigan State University and Lecturer at Faculty of Development Studies, Royal University of Phnom Penh)