Welcome

Welcome to the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies! We have been supporting the study of Southeast Asia at UCLA for 20 years, serving as a place to encourage the discussion and dissemination of scholarly work on this important 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.

View Southeast Asian Studies courselist

Read about our latest activities: 

  CSEAS 20th Anniversary Newsletter  

 CSEAS Announcements 3/30/20 


News & Announcements

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Teacher Training Workshop: Sites of Encounter - Southwestern Asia, 300-1200: Baghdad and Nishapur

This free two-day teacher training workshop will focus on Southwestern Asia, 300-1200 to align with the new CA History Social Science Framework for 6th and 7th grades.

Monday, December 2, 2019

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Connecting ancient foods to contemporary Indonesia

Three Indonesian Studies specialists discuss the links between the food networks and practices during the Early Modern Period and those of Southeast Asian cuisine today.

Monday, April 6, 2020

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Renewing Ifugao history and cultural heritage through visual storytelling

A new animated film about a village in Ifugao, Philippines brings together many institutions and local organizations in an effort to invigorate highland archaeology and community engagement.

Friday, February 21, 2020

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Spiritual Landscapes and Global Transformations in Lembata, Indonesia

In Lembata, East Indonesia, families and healers work toward a better future while holding on to tradition. What is at stake in conserving local wisdoms during times of urgent change?

Monday, January 6, 2020

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