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SEA Studies Symposium 2013 – Registration

9 – 10 March 2013
University of Oxford


Update (28 February 2013): Please note that advance registration for the Symposium is now closed. Onsite registration will be available on the day of the Symposium. The onsite registration fee for students, OAP, and others eligible for concessions is £45 per day or £55 for two days; for professionals, £65 per day or £85 for two days. Cash or cheque only.

The 2nd Annual Southeast Asian Studies Symposium will be held in St Anne’s College, Oxford OX2 6HS on 9-10 March 2013. Already one of the largest annual Southeast Asian Studies conferences in the world, this year sees 21 panels with 100 papers spread over 32 sessions. There will be three roundtables on the future of Myanmar, on the environment in Southeast Asia, and on the future of Borneo/Kalimantan studies. Speakers and paper presenters come from over 20 countries, and represent a wide array of disciplines and expertise. The keynote will be delivered by Mark Pritchard MP, Member of Parliament for the Wrekin in Shropshire and Chair for the All-Party Group for ASEAN in the UK Parliament. Burmese performance artist, activist, and former political prisoner Htein Lin will be performing on Saturday evening. For more information, please see the programme, the list of panels, and the list of keynotes.

Registration is available for one or both days. The advance registration fee for students, OAP, and others eligible for concessions is £40 per day or £50 for two days; for professionals, £60 per day or £80 for two days. The registration fee includes a conference pack, refreshments, and lunch on both days. Lunch will be catered by St Anne’s College’s award-winning kitchen, selected as “Kitchen of the Year” in the Oxford Colleges annual dining awards.

The Symposium dinner will be held at 8pm on Saturday, 9 March 2013, at Balliol College, Oxford. The College, founded 1263, features the historic candlelit Balliol Dining Hall. A 3-course set menu including wine, coffee, and Balliol mints has been specially developed by Balliol’s award-winning kitchen, headed by Chef de Cuisine Bertrand Faucheux. The dinner will also feature a speech by renowned zoologist of Southeast Asia the Right Honourable Gathorne Earl of Cranbrook, as well as a special Sarawak Cultural Show sponsored by the Sarawak Ministry of Tourism. The cost of the dinner is £29.

There is also an optional tour of Oxford at 5pm on Friday, 8 March 2013, by historian Dr Pingtjin Thum, followed by an optional dinner at 7pm at participant’s cost.