CFP: SEASREP 20th Anniversary Conference 2015

Readers may be interested in this conference, with some themes pertinent to archaeology.

Celebrating 20 Years of SEASREP and Southeast Asian Studies
University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
4-5 November 2015

SEASREP will commemorate its 20thanniversary with an international conference, Celebrating 20 Years of SEASREP and Southeast Asian Studies,at the University of Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 4-5 November 2015. The conference is supported by the Toyota Foundation and the Japan Foundation Asia Center (Tokyo).

The conference aims to reflect upon the achievements of SEASREP over the past 20 yearsby encouraging SEASREP grantees, participants, partners, and scholars of Southeast Asian studies to share their research findings. The conference is also interested in new studies about the region. Aside from paper presentations, the conference will feature special opening and closing panels where speakers will discuss the state, progress and prospects of Southeast Asian studies in the future.

Papers must be about a Southeast Asian country other than that of the paper reader, or about a regional theme, or a comparative study of two or more countries in the region—in keeping with SEASREP’s thrust of promoting studies of the region by Southeast Asians—on any of the topics below:
• Nature of and new approaches to Southeast Asian studies
• Border economies and border studies
• Peace and conflict resolution
• Gender studies
• Geography, environment, rural landscapes, urbanization
• Language, religion, culture and identity politics
• Southeast Asian heritage

Download the conference call for panel and papers here.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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