Indonesian Studies Program

Established in 2008, the UCLA Indonesian Studies Program has coordinated many public events, provided research fellowships and travel grants to over 50 UCLA students, organized conferences and workshops, hosted visiting scholars, and supported the Advanced Indonesian Abroad Program.



National Resource Center Programs 2018-2022

UCLA CSEAS and UC Berkeley Center for Southeast Asia Studies form a consortium National Resource Center for Southeast Asia designated by the Title VI grant under the U.S. Department of Education. As part of its mission as an NRC, UCLA CSEAS organizes public programs, community events, and teacher training and language pedagogy workshops.



UC/CSU Network for Southeast Asian Studies

The UCB-UCLA National Resource Center consortium aims to build an informal network of SEAS scholars in California by developing new linkages with SEAS faculty and graduate students within the University of California  and California State University systems through faculty exchanges, graduate student workshops and conferences.



Filipinx Studies Speaker Series

Born out of "the Philippines and its Elsewheres," a course taught by Professor Lucy Burns in the Department of Asian American Studies, this speaker series focuses on the politics of knowledge production, university education, and global citizenship from the standpoint of Filipino Studies.




Refugee Worlds, Refugee Lives

In partnership with UCLA African Studies Center and the Refugee Worlds, Refugee Lives Initiative, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies is dedicated to supporting the study of refugee issues in Southeast Asia and aims to provide a space for discussion and analysis on campus. Over the past few years, CSEAS has coordinated public colloquiums, community forums, and student workshops to spread awareness about refugee crises and movements, past and present, across the region.