University of Wisconsin–Madison

 

Who We Are

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison fosters a wide variety of research, teaching and outreach activities about Southeast Asia. Since 1981, the Center has been recognized as a National Resource Center by the U.S. Department of Education, and has received Title VI funding for program development and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships. We promote greater understanding of the Southeast Asian region through academic year courses, a summer language institute, study abroad opportunities, a publication series, outreach activities, a weekly public lecture series, student research and study grants, and degree programs. Our faculty and students are a vibrant community of scholars with research and teaching interests in a wide variety of academic disciplines. The Center operates a vigorous and well-developed program committed to the study of Southeast Asia that is recognized as one of the best worldwide.

 

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies 
is a unit in The International Division and a member of the Institute for Regional and International Studies.

NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER
22 Friday Forum Lecture Series: Alfred McCoy
“SHOWDOWN IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA: BEIJING AND WASHINGTON STRUGGLE FOR DOMINION OVER THE “WORLD ISLAND”
12 pm  |  206 Ingraham Hall  | 1155 Observatory Drive
28 The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Brown Bag Lecture with Dr. Van Kien Nguyen
CONSERVATION OF FLOATING RICE IN THE MEKONG DELTA, VIETNAM: IMPLICATION FOR LOCAL FOOD SECURITY AND COMMUNITY RESILIENCE
12 pm  | 15 Science Hall  | 550 N Park Street
29 Friday Forum Lecture Series: Sarah Bouchat
“READING BETWEEN THE LINES: A TEXT-AS-DATA APPROACH TO STUDYING MYANMAR’S PARLIAMENT”
12 pm  |  206 Ingraham Hall  | 1155 Observatory Drive
OCTOBER
6 Friday Forum Lecture Series: John D. Phan
“NATIONALISM AND THE SINOGRAPH IN EARLY 20TH CENTURY TONKIN”
12 pm  | 206 Ingraham Hall  | 1155 Observatory Drive
13 Friday Forum Lecture Series: Tun Myint
“CITIZEN SCIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY: HOW DO INDIVIDUAL KNOWLEDGE RELATE TO SYSTEM LEVEL SOCIAL-ECOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS IN PAK MUN DAM CASE IN THAILAND”
12 pm  | 206 Ingraham Hall  | 1155 Observatory Drive
More Events >>

Welcome Back Students!

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS

Library of Congress interviews CSEAS PhD student: “Diaries Shed New Light on Laos’ 20th-Century Upheavals”

 


For weekly updates on job announcements, call for papers and funding opportunities, please visit our Jobs, Conferences and Scholarships page for more information.

If you would like to receive updates about our weekly events, please email us at: seasia@seasia.wisc.edu