Friday Forum: Dr. Lisa C. Niziolek

Early Maritime Trade in the South China Sea Region: Evidence of Globalization? Dr. Lisa C. Niziolek Boone Research Scientist, Asian Anthropology Integrative Research Center The Field Museum Globalization has become a central concern of anthropology, …

Friday Forum: Dr. Valerie Kozel

Has Vietnam ‘Made Poverty History’?  Dr. Valerie Kozel Adjunct Associate Professor La Follette School of Public Affairs Former World Bank Senior Economist UW-Madison The World Bank worked together with the Ministry of Labor and Invalids and …

Friday Forum: Duncan McCargo

“Doing Humanistic Research on Southeast Asia’s Politics” Duncan McCargo Professor of Political Science at the University of Leeds and Visiting Professor of Political Science at Columbia University In this presentation, Duncan McCargo makes the case …

Friday Forum: Eunsook Jung

“Campaigning for All Indonesians: The Politics of Healthcare in Indonesia” Dr. Eunsook Jung Faculty Associate Department of Political Science UW-Madison Many scholars argue that democratization is conducive to the development of social welfare policies and …

Friday Forum: Felicitas Pado, Amelia C. Fajardo, and Leonor Diaz

“Muslim Education Initiative Review in the Philippine Public Schools” Felicitas Pado, Ph.D. (retired) Amelia C. Fajardo, Ph.D. Leonor Diaz, Ph.D. College of Education University of the Philippines This talk examines Muslim Education Initiatives (MEIs) in the Philippines …

Friday Forum: Francis Allard

“Southeast Asia’s Early Maritime Exchange Networks and their Impact on Southern China during the Han Dynasty” Francis Allard Associate Professor of Anthropology Indiana University of Pennsylvania Archaeological evidence from Southeast Asia points to the operation …

Friday Forum: Haydon Cherry

“The New Vietnam Revolutionary Party in Colonial Annam” Haydon Cherry Assistant Professor of History Northwestern University Between 1925 and 1929, the New Vietnam Revolutionary Party was the most intellectually vibrant and politically vital Vietnamese political …

Friday Forum: Isidora Miranda

“Mythology and Modernity in the Musical Theatres of Early Twentieth Century Philippines” Isidora Miranda Ph.D. Candidate in Historical Musicology UW-Madison In the early years of American colonialism in the Philippines, the theatrical stage became a contested space for the …

Friday Forum: Jeffrey G. Williamson

“A Century of Philippine Spatial Inequality: Searching for Explanations” Jeffrey Gale Williamson Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus Harvard University This SEAC Forum presentation is in two parts. The first deals with the present and …

Friday Forum: John Terrell

“Decolonizing the Prehistory of Island Southeast Asia and the Pacific” Dr. John Edward Terrell Regenstein Curator of Pacific Anthropology Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago We can now see how assumptions once widely held to …