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CALENDAR OF EVENTS - Spring 2015  (to date)
WEDNESDAYS, 12:00 NOON - Room 203, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue

(Other events as indicated)

January 14
12:00 Noon
Film Screening
Luce Hall, Room 203
Film Screening:
"Life and Death at Preah Vihear"
Discussion with Filmmaker/Director, David Feingold
Synopsis >>
January 21
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
Viet Nam in the Asia-Pacific in the 21st century "
Nguyễn Phương Nga, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the United Nations.
abstract >>
February 4
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
"Human Rights Suppression and Democracy Movement in Vietnam"
Cù Huy Hà Vũ, Reagan Fascell Democracy Fellow, National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, D.C.
abstract >>
February 11
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar

"The Regional Context of the 1962 Sino-Indian War: China’s Policy of Conciliation with its Neighbors."
Eric Hyer, Department of Political Science, Brigham Young University

abstract >>
Co-sponsored with the Council on East Asia Studies

February 18
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
"Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia "
Matthew Isaac Cohen, Department of Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London
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February 20
5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Luce Hall 2nd Floor Common Room

Southeast Asia Studies Spring Cultural Festival
Hosted by the SEAS Language Studies Faculty
Food, displays and performances; featuring Saung Budaya Dance Troupe
information >>

February 25
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
"From Diplomatic Failure to Legal Entanglement: Tokugawa Japan's changing relations with Southeast Asia in the seventeenth century"
Adam Clulow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University
abstract >>
Co-sponsored with the Council on East Asia Studies

March 4
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
"Early Modern Catholic Geographies: Philiphe Binh and the Vietnamese Jesuits of Tonkin"
George Dutton, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures; Director, Center for Southeast Asia Studies, UCLA
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April 1
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
"Shedding Their Custom: Forced Marriage and Wartime Social Order in Democratic Kampuchea"
Rachel Jacobs, PhD Candidate, Compartive Politics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 8
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
"Structure and Symbolism in Cambodian Architecture: Cave to Cosmic Mountain"
Helen Jessup, Curator and scholar specializing in the art and architecture of Southeast Asia
April 10-11
Location TBA
Yale Indonesia Forum YIF-CIA Spring Conference
"70 Years and Counting: Emerging Voices in the Indonesian Landscape"
Call for Papers > >
April 11
11:45 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Luce Hall Auditorium

Film Screenings followed by Panel Discussion - on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Vietnam's reunification:
"Công Binh" and "Last Days in Vietnam"
Synopses, Panelists >>

April 22
12:00 Noon
Brown Bag Seminar
"From Pre-Angkorian Mahendrapura to the end of Greater Angkor: results of the 2012 Lidar survey of Angkor"
Roland Fletcher,
Professor of Theoretical and World Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, University of Sydney
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