SSEAC Seminars

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The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre interdisciplinary seminar series is an excellent opportunity to build networks with others across campus doing research about Southeast Asia. Come along to hear presentations from a range of exciting speakers from within and outside of the University of Sydney.

  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Time: 1pm-2pm
  • Venue: Old Teacher’s College Tutorial Room 440

For further information, please contact or the relevant SSEAC Country Coordinator

Schedule for Semester 2 2014

Date

Country

Speaker

Faculty

Topic

6 August

Cambodia

Professor Peter Sharp

Agriculture and Environment

Rice, maize, bees, mushrooms and sunflowers – interactions with Cambodian universities and NGOs

13 August

Thailand

Dr Paul Busbarat

SSEAC

Imagining Leadership: The role of self-perception in Thailand's foreign policy

20 August

Myanmar

Dr Jane Ferguson

Arts and Social Sciences

Who’s Counting? Ethnicity, Belonging, and the National Census in Burma/Myanmar

 

27 August

Singapore/Malaysia

Associate Professor Salim Farrar

Sydney Law School

Accommodating Islamic law in Malaysia and Singapore: Lessons in legal and religious pluralism

3 September

Timor-Leste

Ms Sarina Kilham

Health Sciences

Subsistence Farmers and Biofuel Production in Timor-Leste

(POSTPONED TO 2015)

Philippines

Dr Giselle Manalo

Sydney Medical School

The Classroom in the Field Program – Philippines:  transforming international public health education through cross cultural learning

17 September

Regional

Mr Max Groemping

Arts and Social Sciences

The crowd sourced monitoring of elections in Southeast Asia

24 September

Laos

Dr Yayoi Lagerqvist

School of Geosciences

Critical linkages of development, food security and livelihood in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

8 October

Indonesia

Dr Sean Anderson

Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning

Interceptions: Slow Violence and Australia's 'Pacific Solution'

 

15 October

Indonesia

Dr Eric Knight

Sydney Business School

Infrastructure productivity and technology innovation: a case study from Indonesia

Schedule for Semester 1 2014

Date

Country

Speaker/Faculty

Faculty

Topic

12 March

Cambodia

Professor Roland Fletcher

Faculty of Arts and Social Science

Seeing the demise of Angkor: issues and implications of the 2012 LiDAR survey of central Angkor

19 March

Laos

Professor Peter Windsor

Faculty of Veterinary Science

Food security in the Mekong

27 March*

Indonesia

Professor Tania Li

University of Toronto, Canada

Land's end: Capitalist relations on an indigenous frontier

2 April

Indonesia

Associate Professor Simon Butt

Sydney Law School

Indonesian elections and the Constitutional Court

9 April

Timor-Leste

Professor Peter McMinn

Sydney Medical School

Building capacity for public health programs to combat communicable diseases in Timor-Leste

16 April

Myanmar

Dr Richard Seymour

Sydney Business School

Grassroots entrepreneurship education and pro-poor enterprise development in Myanmar

30 April

Vietnam

Professor Merrilyn Walton

Sydney Medical School

Does data matter?: challenges in building a data collection system in Vietnam hospitals

7 May

Thailand

Dr James Mitchell

Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Red and yellow songs: Ten years of Thai protest and protest music, 2005-2014

14 May

Singapore/Malaysia

Dr Salim Farrar

Sydney Law School

Accommodating Islamic Law in Malaysia and Singapore: Lessons in legal and religious pluralism

21 May

Regional

Associate Professor Nicola Piper and Ms Sohoon Lee

Faculty of Arts and Social Science

Migrant domestic workers as agents for development? Observations from the Southeast Asian context

*Note: For this week only the seminar will be on Thursday 1pm-2pm. The room is New Law School Lecture Theatre 101. This seminar is being delivered by SSEAC Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Professor Tania Li.