Events

Undermining Democracy: The Election Commission of Thailand in the 2019 Election

The Thai Social Science Seminar Series, a joint initiative between the University of Sydney's Southeast Asia Centre, the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) and the New York Southeast Asia Network (NYSEAN), will host a webinar titled 'Undermining Democracy: The Election Commission of Thailand in the 2019 Election' on...

Regional #GirlsTakeOver

  For the first time ever. Plan International will host a Regional #GirlsTakeover joint event with the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC). Girls will be given the unique opportunity to "symbolically" take over the position of ASEAN Sectoral Bodies representatives to...

Call for Submissions: Human Rights Defenders Poetry Challenge

To honour the human rights defenders that have suffered, succeeded, fought and fallen, Protection International, ProtectDefenders.eu and the Centre for Applied Human Rights of the University of York are launching a poetry challenge for all creatives, activists and advocates for human rights. This past year has been a difficult...

The Killing State: Confronting the Normalization of State Violence in the Philippines

The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), Fastenopfer, Franciscans International (FI), and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) would like to invite you to the webinar "The Killing State: Confronting the Normalization of State Violence in the Philippines" on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 5 pm (Manila/Kuala Lumpur Time). Our...

Call for Applications: Short Course on Refugee Rights and Advocacy

The Asia-Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) will organize a short course on refugee rights and advocacy every Tuesdays and Fridays from November 16 to December 10, 2021. The course will combine both learning and practical sessions to develop critical human-rights understanding relevant to forced migration, and strengthen the capacity of...

Is there Indonesian History Before 1945?

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre of the University of Sydney will conduct a webinar titled "Is there Indonesian History Before 1945?" on September 30, 2021, at 5:00 pm (Australia Eastern Standard Time).  Indonesian historiography is extremely compartmentalized. For most Indonesians their history starts in August 1945, unconnected with the colonial...

Press in Distress: Will Independent Journalism Survive in Southeast Asia?

The Centre for Independent Journalism will organize a webinar entitled "Press in Distress: Will Independent Journalism Survive in Southeast Asia?" on October 8, 2021, at 4:00 pm (Kuala Lumpur/Manila Time). The forum will feature leaders of media organisations fighting for press freedom in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. To register...

Call for Papers: 2022 ISA RC44 Asia-Pacific Conference

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre of the University of Sydney is now accepting abstracts for the 2022 ISA RC44 Asia-Pacific Conference with the theme "Labor Movements in a Post COVID-19 World" which will be held from June 27 to 29, 2022. The deadline of submission of abstracts is on...

Human Rights Situation in Myanmar: Eight Months After the Coup – Updates on the Ground

Join FORUM-ASIA and Progressive Voice at this side event of the 48th United Nations Human Rights Council Regular Session HRC 48 which will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 1:00 pm (CEST) /6:00 pm (Indochina Time). Myanmar people are continuing to resist the Military’s attempts to seize power in...

COVID-19 and the Southeast Asian Media Landscape

The Asia Democracy Network, with support from the UNESCO Bangkok and the International Programme for the Development of Communications (IPDC), will conduct a webinar titled "COVID-19 and the Southeast Asian Media Landscape" on October 5, 2021, 8:00 am to 9:30 am (United Kingdom Time) or 2:00 pm to 3:30...