Upcoming Events

Khmer Language and Culture Study Program

April 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
Center for Khmer Studies

Power and Communality: Aging and Elderly Care in Northern Thailand

May 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
Cornell University

Late Colonial with Charmaine Craig & Maaza Mengiste

May 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop

News & Views

Thailand Update 2017

In recent months, public life in Thailand has been overshadowed by the momentous October 13, 2016 passing of long-reigning King Bhumibol, and the December 1 accession of the King Vajiralongkorn to...

Working Towards the Monarchy: The Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok

The New York Southeast Asia Network is partnering with the New Books Network, a consortium of podcasts, and will offer links to its podcast on books about Southeast Asia. The podcast is dedicated...

New Books Network Podcasts on Southeast Asia

The New York Southeast Asia Network is partnering with the New Books Network, a consortium of podcasts, and will offer links to its podcast on books about Southeast Asia. The podcast is dedicated...

The New Yorker
The Murder of an Honorable Lawyer in Myanmar

The Murder of an Honorable Lawyer in Myanmar

On January 29th, Ko Ni, sixty-three years old, was assassinated at the airport in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. He had just returned from a democracy conference in Indonesia and was waiting for...

Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict
Mothers to Bombers: The Evolution of Indonesian Women Extremists

Mothers to Bombers: The Evolution of Indonesian Women Extremists

The Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict's latest report focuses on the evolution of the role of women in Indonesian extremist organizations. The report  follows the December...

Asean Studies Program
Unholy Alliance: Ultra-Conservatism and Political Pragmatism in Indonesia

Unholy Alliance: Ultra-Conservatism and Political Pragmatism in Indonesia

Luthfi Assyaukanie, a researcher and scholar of Islam and politics, offers his view of how hard-line Islamists have been able to capture the national stage. 

New Mandala
Justice by Numbers

Justice by numbers

Sana Jaffrey explores why vigilantism is on the rise in Indonesia and how the massive anti-Ahok street mobilizations in Jakarta fit into this trend. 

Nikkei Asian Review
Rakhine conflict changes Myanmar's game

Rakhine conflict changes Myanmar's game

Gwen Robinson explain how the international outcry over the escalating military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims puts fresh pressure on Myanmar's de facto leader and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi...

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