Friday, 24 February 2012

Contemporary issues in Southeast Asia

Readers who do not subscribe to the Southeast Asia Jisc Mailing list may have missed the following event, which is likely to interest many of you.

Project Southeast Asia, University of Oxford, is hosting a symposium on  “Contemporary Issues in Southeast Asia”, in partnership with the Asian Studies Centre (St Antony’s College) and ASEASUK. The conference will take place at St. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford from Saturday 10 to Sunday 11 March 2012.

The symposium brings together some of the most distinguished scholars in the field of Southeast Asian studies, together with some of the best and brightest new academic talent, for the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge about countries in the Southeast Asian region. Topics covered during the symposium include local governance and decentralisation, marginalised communities, political economy, human development and the environment.

To download the symposium programme and to register for the event, please visit the Project Southeast Asia website at . Tickets include lunch and refreshments.

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