University of Sydney

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...

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...

Malaysia’s back to the future: The pandemic crisis, a new prime minister from UMNO, and a repudiation of the historic 2018 elections?

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC) will organize a webinar entitled "Malaysia's back to the future: The pandemic crisis, a new prime minister from UMNO, and a repudiation of the historic 2018 elections?" on September 16, 2021, at 10:00 am (Kuala Lumpur/Manila/Singapore Time). Malaysia's unprecedented third change of government in...

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...

ASEAN Forum 2021

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC) of the University of Sydney will organize the ASEAN Forum 2021 on August 27, 2021, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 (Australian Eastern Standard Time) via Zoom. It has been just under a decade since ASEAN promulgated its ASEAN Human Rights Declaration, marking a rhetorical...

The Consequences of Child Marriage in Indonesia

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC) will host a fascinating IS4 webinar on July 30, 2021, at 7:00 am (Bangkok/Jakarta Time). This time, they will discuss one of Indonesia's most complex social issues: child marriage. Child marriage is prohibited by international law, yet it is estimated that about 150 million...

Assailing accountability: Executive aggrandizement under the Jokowi administration

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC) of the University of Sydney will organize a webinar titled "Assailing accountability: Executive aggrandisement under the Jokowi administration" which will be held on July 1, 2021, at 5:00 pm (Sydney Time). Executive aggrandizement is among the most widespread modes of democratic backsliding in the...

Wartime Sexual Violence Against Men: Making Sense of the Silences in Cambodia’s War Crimes Tribunal

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre of the University of Sydney will organize a webinar titled "Wartime Sexual Violence Against Men: Making Sense of the Silences in Cambodia's War Crimes Tribunal" which will be held on June 17, 2021, at 5:00 pm (Sydney Time) or 2:00 pm (Bangkok/Jakarta Time). Join Dr....