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SEA Symposium 2014 – A massive success – Thank you!

The 3rd Annual Southeast Asian Studies Symposium was held on 22 – 23 March 2014 and it was a huge success.  Thank you to all participants for making the Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 2014 such an amazing event. Special congratulations to the conference team for all their hard work over the past few months and over the very hectic two days.

Some brief statistics

– 310 participants from 32 countries
– 166 papers in 36 academic roundtables
– 7 roundtables involving cabinet ministers, politicians, diplomats, NGOs, business leaders, and academics
– government representatives from six ASEAN countries, from the UK, EU, and UN
– The Symposium opened and closed with messages from  two Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Jose Ramos-Horta
– by far the largest annual Southeast Asian Studies conference in the world

Please check back over the next week for photographs and updates. We look forward to seeing all of you at future Project Southeast Asia events!

SEA Studies Symposium 2014 – Registration now open!

Registration for the 3rd Southeast Asian Studies Symposium is now open!

Please visit the Registration page to register.

We are pleased to announce that, despite the Symposium’s expanded size and improved venue, Project Southeast Asia has kept the registration fees in line with previous Symposia. We have negotiated on behalf of Symposium delegates a 3 day, 2 night All-Access package that keeps fees exactly the same as last year.

For a limited time (until 22 December 2013), prices are discounted to:

3 Days 2 Nights All Access Residential Package: £299 / £259
2 Days 1 Night Residential Registration Package: £249 / £209
2 Days Non-residential Registration Package: £199 / £149
Saturday Registration: £129 / £99
Sunday Registration: £89 / £59

Please note that we have only 150 rooms available at the conference venue. Once they are sold, we will no longer be able to offer the above packages.

SEA Studies Symposium 2014 – Call for Panels and Papers Closed

The Call for Papers and Panels is now closed. Our thanks to everyone who submitted a proposal.

SEA Studies Symposium 2014 – Call for Panels and Papers

We are pleased to invite colleagues in Southeast Asian studies to submit proposals for Panels and Papers for the 3rd Annual Southeast Asian Studies Symposium at Keble College, University of Oxford, 22-23 March 2014. Our theme for the Symposium is “Southeast Asia in Transition”.

We are accepting proposals for Academic Panels, Roundtables, Workshops, and Cultural Events. Proposals should be sent through the Project Southeast Asia website or via email to Please make sure to review all instructions and guidelines carefully before submitting your proposals.

Please note that the deadline for proposal submission is 15 September 2013. Final details for all sessions are due by 15 December 2013.

You will find detailed instructions for submissions at our Call for Panels and Papers page.

Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you to Oxford in 2014!

SEA Studies Symposium 2014 – Call for Volunteers

Following on from the great success of the Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 2013, Project Southeast Asia is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join the organising committee and to convene panel sessions for the 2014 Symposium, to be held 22-23 March 2014. We welcome students and scholars of all levels who are interested in Southeast Asia. The conference is entirely volunteer-run and thus offers great scope for enterprising, entrepreneurial individuals to really make a difference in the field of Southeast Asian Studies

Our first meeting will be on 8 May 2013, Wednesday, at 7 pm, in the Stapledon Room at Exeter College. Please e-mail to let us know you will be attending.

About the Symposium:

Project Southeast Asia’s Southeast Asian Studies Symposium is an interdisciplinary conference on contemporary issues in Southeast Asia. The 2013 conference attracted 241 participants, 105 papers in 22 panels. Its chief aim is to provide a rare and valuable opportunity for scholars and researchers of Southeast Asia to engage in dialogue and exchange of ideas.

Participants included Mark Pritchard, MP and Chair for the All-Party Group for ASEAN in the UK Parliament; the Ambassadors/High Commissioners of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and Brunei; Lord Cranbrook, environmental biologist; and Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari, Sarawak Minister of Tourism. The conference also featured a cultural performance by the Burmese artist and former political prisoner Htein Lin as well as three roundtables on Myanmar, natural resource governance and Borneo/Kalimantan Studies

More information about the 2013 Symposium is available at

About Project Southeast Asia:

Project Southeast Asia is an initiative by scholars of Southeast Asia in Oxford to create an interdisciplinary Centre for Southeast Asian Studies. It organises a range of academic activities on Southeast Asia, and seeks to coordinate academic activity on the region.

More information about Project Southeast Asia is available at &