ASEAS Conference 2022 Call for Papers – deadline 8 July 2022

ASEAS(UK) invites scholars and PhD students from all academic disciplines to present a paper in one of the selected panels at this year’s conference, which will take place online via … Continue reading ASEAS Conference 2022 Call for Papers – deadline 8 July 2022

Southeast Asia Digital Summer School

This week-long Digital Summer School is especially designed to support Early Career Researchers with insights, networking, and support as they begin their academic careers.

The event will take place over three days (Thursday 20, Monday 24, and Wednesday 26 May) from 12-2.45pm BST each day, and will feature 6 sessions covering a wide range of topics such as: succeeding in publishing; decolonising research; and post-academic and alt-academic career paths; alongside a networking event for ASEAS members and SEAC’s ECR Network members.

Early Career Researchers and students can get £5 off ASEAS membership in the run up to the event.

Review of: Wasana Wongsurawat, The Crown and the Capitalists: The Ethnic Chinese and the Founding of the Thai Nation. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019

The Crown and the Capitalists provides a notably de-nationalized, trans-nationalized, and inter-nationalized account of modern Thai history, with implications well worthy of consideration and further exploration over the years to come.

Review of: Silvia Vignato and Matteo Carlo Alcano, Eds., Searching for Work: Small-Scale Mobility and Unskilled Labor in Southeast Asia

Searching for Work provides absorbing snapshots of what life is like for low and unskilled precarious labour in Southeast Asia today. It will be of interest and value to students and scholars of development, gender, migration, and labour.