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Save the date: LSE Southeast Asia Forum 2017, Monday 22nd May

The second LSE SEAF will include panels exploring the economics, domestic and foreign politics in Southeast Asian countries as well as the role of ASEAN in the changing global geopolitical landscape. The full programme will be announced soon. 

Podcasts of last year's inaugural LSE SEAF are available here

 

LSE SEAC Associate, Dr Schulze publishes new article on conflict in Indonesia

Dr Kirsten Schulze, Associate Professor in International History at LSE and LSE SEAC Associate, has published an article on the ethnic elements of communal conflict in Ambon, Poso, and Sambas, Indonesia. The piece from the Journal for Ethnic and Racial Studies is available to read here

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LSE SEAC hosts Prof Joseph Liow for a public lecture and seminar

On Monday 16th January, Professor Joseph Liow Chin Yong gave a talk based on his recently published book Religion and Nationalism in Southeast Asia  (Cambridge University Press, 2016). The following morning, Prof Liow also participated in a closed research seminar with members of LSE SEAC and LSE PhD students.

The podcast of the public lecture is available here

 
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Dr Chris Chaplin joins LSE SEAC as Visiting Fellow

Dr Chaplin, postdoctoral researcher at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV), has joined LSE SEAC as a Visiting Fellow for Lent Term 2017. While at the Centre, he will be working on his reserch project Salafism Reconsidered: Wahdah Islamiyah and the Promotion of Religiously Inspired Citizenship in Sulawesi, Indonesia.

 
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Dr Evan Medeiros gave a lecture on the future of the US 'Asia Pivot' 

On Tuesday 15th November, LSE SEAC was delighted to welcome back Dr Evan Medeiros, Managing Director and Practice Head for Asia at Eurasia Group and former senior director for Asian affairs at the White House’s National Security Council, for a talk on the future of US-Southeast Asia relations under the Trump presidency. 

Photos of the event are available here.

 
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Former secretary general of the PCA spoke at LSE SEAC on the South China Sea dispute

On Wednesday 12th October, LSE SEAC hosted Tjaco van den Hout, former secretary general of the Permanent Court of Arbitration for an event on the recent award of the Philippines v. China case and its implications to international law and regional geopolitics. 

The podcast of the event is available here

 

Islamisation Through Democratisation? Deciphering Calls for Islamic Law in Contemporary Indonesia 

Tuesday 14th March 2017, 6.30 - 8.00pm; TW1.G.01, Tower 1

Speakers: Dr Michael Buehler, Dr Chris Chaplin
Chair:  Dr Jürgen Haacke

Myanmar's NLD-led Government: one year on

Tuesday 21st March 2017, 6.30 - 8.00pm; TW1.G.01, Tower 1

Speakers: Dr David Brenner, Dr Khin Mar Mar Kyi, Prof Marie Lall
Chair: Dr Jürgen Haacke

Is Regionalism Passé? Infrastructure for Integrating South and Southeast Asia

Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 12.30 - 2.00pm; Room 9.05, Tower 2

Speaker: Dr Ganeshan Wignaraja
Chair: Dr Jürgen Haacke

Sharing Sovereignty: peacebuilding and the UN's joint ventures in Timor-Leste and Cambodia

Tuesday 25th April 2017, 6.30 - 8.00pm; Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building

Speaker:   Dr John Ciorciari
Chair: Dr Jürgen Haacke

LSE Southeast Asia Forum 2017

Monday 22nd May 2017; The Lincoln Centre

The full programme will be announced soon.

 
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