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Postgraduate seminar series

Showcasing our Higher Degree Research students’ cases about Southeast Asia

We work closely with our postgraduate students to provide opportunities to present their Southeast Asia-related research projects.

Our postgraduate seminar series invites students undertaking High Degree Research to present their research projects within one of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre’s 5 areas of research strength:

  • economic and social development
  • environment and resources
  • health
  • heritage and the arts
  • state and society

Seminar dates and times

Heritage and the arts

3-5pm, Thursday 31 August 2017

Nienyuen Cheng

History-telling in Singapore and the epilogue of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Ben Dharmendra

Archaeology of cities and settlements in mainland Southeast Asia

Lorrain Leung

Archaeological Analysis of Chinese tradeware and stoneware ceramics from Southeast Asia

Find out more and register to attend here.

Date Event Time  Venue
Thursday, 21 September 2017 Postgraduate Seminar Series - Economic and Social Development 15.00-17.00 TBC
Thursday, 26 October 2017 Postgraduate Seminar Series - Environemtna and resources 15.00-17:00 TBC

Past postgraduate seminars

Health

  • Ria De Gracia: Emotion understanding among Filipino deaf and hearing individuals
  • Putu Ayu Swandewi Astuti: Where are we now and how to get into a total tobacco advertising and sponsorship (TAPS) ban in Indonesia?
  • Win Min Oo: Clinimetrics of ultrasonography in osteoarthritis: systematic review and meta-analysis

State and society

  • Gregory Doyle: Value creation in the Yogyakarta art world: A social network perspective
  • Sarah Kennedy Bates: Krismon: Mobility, crisis and precarity amongst the Indonesian ‘non-poor’, 1965-2014
  • Wayan Jarrah Sastrawan: Rituals of dynastic power in ancient Java

Economic and social development

  • Yuna Farhan: The extraction of political rents in Indonesian budget-making
  • Christopher Hoy: Perceptions of inequality in Indonesia and why they matter
  • Sopheak Chann: Critical cartography: understanding the construction of Cambodia’s resource frontier

Environment and resources

  • Pradytia Putri Pertiwi: Indonesian Disabled Peoples’ Organisations in local level disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction
  • Prayekti Murharjanti: Environmental constitutionalism in Indonesia: an assessment towards government agency compliance to the Constitutional Court decisions in natural resource management-related cases
  • Michael Leadbetter: Reconnecting people, landscape and environment in ancient Southeast Asia

Health

  • Jessica Hall: Determinants of maternal and child nutrition in Lao PDR
  • Nurul Praharso: Mental health literacy and evidence-based practice in mental health among health practitioners in Indonesia
  • Dr Myat (Crystal) Pan Hmone: Mobile phone short messages to improve breastfeeding practices: a study protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial (M528) in Yangon, Myanmar

Heritage and the arts

  • Nienyan Neve Cheng; Natali Pearson; Wayan Jarrah Sastrawan and Sony Karsono: History vs. heritage

State and society

  • Nu Nguyet Ang Nguyen: Responses of the Korean Government on Vietnam-South Korea temporary labour migration
  • Nurchayati: Biography, social change, and transnational labour migration: the case of three female migrant domestic workers from East Java
  • Zoe Bedford: Civil society on the Thai-Burma border: building peace in Asia’s longest civil war

Economic and social development

  • Fajar Hirawan: Indonesia-Australia bilateral trade relations: an analysis on how they should trade with each other
  • Ilmiawan Auwalin: Productivity, wage and employment: evidence from micro and small manufacturing firms in Indonesia
  • Ezreena Yahya: The Najib era: manufacturing legitimacy through Islamism and ketuanan Melayu

Environment and resources

  • Rebecca Hamilton: How Southeast Asian forest fires fare in the face of monsoon extremes: a palaeo-environment perspective
  • Christopher Baker: The tragedy of hydropower politics: a case study of the Mekong River Basin

Health

  • Alifa Bandali: When the work hurts: experiences of women engaging in non-profit/NGO work
  • Shannon McKinn: Patient-centred communication and health literacy in Dien Bien Province, Vietnam
  • Melissa Mandarakas: Validation of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Infant and Toddler Scale in Southeast Asian cohorts: a report on project methodology and collaboration between Thailand and Australia

Heritage and the arts

  • Marnie Feneley: The West Misbon Visnu: style, hydraulics and political power
  • Thienny Lee: Chinese batik or batik Peranakan
  • Yuri Takahashi: Shwe U Daung: a man who introduced Sherlock Holmes to Myanmar: to be a modern Burmese living in a nation-state

State and society

  • Rottanak Theam: Public service culture in Cambodia: impacts on the delivery of core public services
  • Elga Andriana: Hearing voices: children’s experiences of inclusion in Indonesia
  • Sarifah Nurhanum Syed Sahrui: Understanding Malaysian undergraduate student adjustment in Australia

Photo credit: Andres Garcia/Flickr