Welcome to the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies! Since 1999, CSEAS has been critical to sustaining and expanding Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA, serving to strengthen the discussion and dissemination of scholarly work on this important region.

UCLA CSEAS staff are currently working remotely. Please contact us at cseas@international.ucla.edu for virtual office hours.

For latest updates on CSEAS activities:

CSEAS Announcements 11/1/23

CSEAS 2022-2023 Year-in-Review

News & Announcements

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Southeast Asia Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Apply now for the Summer 2024 and Academic Year 2024-2025 FLAS Fellowships for the study of Southeast Asian languages! Deadline: February 1, 2024

Friday, November 3, 2023

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Training the next generation of Southeast Asian archaeologists

Stephen Acabado summarizes the motivation and importance behind the PEMSEA Archaeological Field School in Cambodia in summer 2023.

Friday, July 14, 2023

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The Ifugao Archaeological Project: Uncovering Rice Terraces and Conserving Heritage in the Northern Philippines

Led by CSEAS Director Stephen Acabado, the Ifugao Archaeological Project is an ongoing and impactful effort that has produced important findings about Philippine history.

Monday, October 2, 2023

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Bringing migrant and refugee stories and connections to light

UCLA Newsroom / Professor Evyn LĂȘ Espiritu Gandhi's relational approach to Asian American studies and refugee memory creates a powerful ripple effect.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023