Welcome to the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies! We have been supporting the study of this important region at UCLA for more than 15 years, serving as a place to encourage the discussion and dissemination of scholarly work on the countries of the region.

Our Center has been critical to sustaining and expanding Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA, which has now become one of the major U.S. sites for the study of this region.

Read about our latest activities:

  CSEAS Announcements 1/8/18  

Upcoming Events

Book Talk: Global Perspectives on Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health

Monday, January 29, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Moss Auditorium


Book Talk: The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest Campus Auditorium


Panel on Southeast Asian Refugee Issues

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Pauley Pavilion Club


News & Announcements

Call for Abstracts: International Symposium for Malay/Indonesian Linguistics at UCLA

The 22nd Annual International Symposium on Malay/Indonesian Linguistics will take place at UCLA on May 10-12, 2018.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017


Applications for 2018-2019 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships for Southeast Asian Language are now open!

The U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program.

Monday, November 13, 2017


Call for Papers: Migrations and New Mobilities in Southeast Asia

UC Berkeley-UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Conference 2018

Wednesday, October 25, 2017


Defining kriminalisasi in Indonesia

Elizabeth Drexler described the controversial practice of kriminalisasi during an Indonesian Studies Colloquium sponsored by the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Monday, March 20, 2017