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Workshops or courses which focus on studying, training in, providing professional experience, or facilitating networking in any fields related to Southeast Asia.

These are differentiated from academic or professional conferences. Workshops/courses may or may not provide funding. For funded opportunities, click here.

Postings are removed after deadlines have passed. New workshops and courses are highlighted bi-weekly in our email newsletter. Have a workshop to share? Email us.

Please note that in light of the unpredictable developments of the COVID-19 Pandemic, all events, conferences, and workshops are subject to change. Please check with the organizers for the latest updates.

Virtual NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day

Join us on March 8-10, 2021 for the Virtual NHA Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day! With humanities departments facing elimination, museums and archives confronting lay-offs and even closure, and federal funding falling short, it is crucial that we come together to build our capacity to advocate for the humanities—on campuses, in communities on Capitol Hill.

“Reconceptualizing the Cold War: On-the-ground Experiences in Asia” National University of Singapore (NUS) 4th Workshop, 29-30 July 2021

Send a 250-word abstract and CV by 28 February 2021 to the email addresses of the project ( and the acting manager, TSUCHIYA Kisho (Department of History, NUS, All enquiries should be sent to these two addresses as well.

Department of Southeast Asian Studies, NUS upcoming online workshop ‘Escaping Kakania: Eastern European Travels in Colonial Southeast Asia’.

4-6 March 2021, afternoons and evenings (Via Zoom) Free and open to all, but registration is required. Presenters will not read their papers; instead, papers will be uploaded and made available to registered participants. Presentations and discussions will assume that the participants have read the papers beforehand.

Call for Applications 2021 Penn State Global Asias Summer Institute The Politics of Food in Global Asias.

Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Global Asias Summer Institute, to be held June 21-25, 2021. The 2021 Institute, co-directed by Krishnendu Ray (NYU) and Jooyeon Rhee (Penn State), focuses on the topic of “The Politics of Food in Global Asias.”

Attention SEA language specialists in Hawai’i! The Hawai’i Language Roadmap PSA contest

The Hawai’i Language Roadmap is pleased to announce their Public Service Announcement (PSA) contest to promote awareness of best practices for community health and personal safety in our multilingual communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. They welcome submissions from Class of 2021 Seal of Biliteracy candidates (Division 1), as well as current UH students (Division 2).

UH Advanced Study of Khmer (ASK) Intensive Eight-Weeks Summer Abroad Program, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia

Program highlights • 4-week homestay in Siem Reap • Research on social-cultural, political or economic issues • Fieldworks on ecotourism-heritage preservation at Angkor site in Siem Reap • Culinary Khmer food, arts and dances.

Center for Khmer Studies (CKS) Junior Resident Fellows Program

The Center for Khmer Studies (CKS) invites applications for its Junior Resident Fellows program, a six-week program in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, Cambodia in summer 2021. Applicants must be Cambodian, American, or French undergraduate students or recent graduates who are interested in learning about Cambodia and want to improve their research skills.

Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI)

This summer’s SEASSI program will be held from June 14 through August 6, 2021. SEASSI offered virtual language instruction in summer 2020 due to COVID-19 and is currently working to determine the best platform for its summer 2021 program. Applications for the 2021 SEASSI program are now available at

Application deadlines:
FLAS Fellowship: February 15, 2021
WISLI Tuition Scholarship: TBA.
SEASSI Tuition Scholarship & General Applications: April 5, 2021

Mansfield-Luce Asia Scholars Network

The Mansfield-Luce Asia Scholars Network with generous support from the Henry Luce Foundation is calling for applications. This program was launched in 2019 to connect Northeast and Southeast Asia scholars and practitioners in the U.S. and encourage a more cohesive approach to scholarship and policymaking on U.S.-Asia relations as a whole.

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