The “Modern Southeast Asia: Colonial Legacies, Lasting Diversities” program, scheduled for July 29-August 9, 2024 at the East-West Center in Honolulu, is a two-week residential institute for college and university teachers. It aims to explore Southeast Asia’s historical and cultural diversity influenced by colonialism. The application, open until March 12, 2024, prioritizes humanities and social science educators keen on integrating the program’s content into their curricula and developing Southeast Asian studies at their institutions. Successful applicants receive housing and travel support, and are expected to actively participate in the program, creating course modules or strategies for Asian studies on their campuses.
Modern Southeast Asia: Colonial Legacies, Lasting Diversities is a two-week residential institute for college and university teachers that will be hosted on the East-West Center campus in Honolulu by the Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP). The institute will examine Southeast Asia in its broad geographical and historical context as a distinctive cultural crossroads that was subject to competing colonial interests from the 17th to the early 20th century and that remains one of the most linguistically, ethnically and religiously diverse regions of the world.