CSEAS Digital News Issue 3 – 2022/3/18 | Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University


CSEAS Digital News Issue 3 – 2022/3/18


CSEAS Digital News Issue 3 – 2022/3/18

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Center for Southeast Asian Area Studies (CSEAS) Kyoto University is pleased to announce the launch of a monthly internal newsletter. This will be sent out on a monthly basis and include updates on activities, research meetings, events, new publications, and podcasts.

March 2022 issue includes:

1. Announcements and Highlights
2. Upcoming Events
3. Publications: Hot off the CSEAS Press
4. Podcasts in Japanese: “Book Talk on Asia”
5. Past Events

Thank you and regards,

The Public Relations Committee, Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS).

1. Announcements and Highlights

・Special Lecture: Meeting with Prof. Koichi Fujita and Prof. Kazuo Ando (with simultaneous interpretation in English)
March 23, 2022
14:00-17:30 (JST) (with possible extension)
Place: Main Conference Room, Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall 3F, Kyoto University and online (hybrid)
Prof. Koichi Fujita “Agriculture and rural society in the midst of globalization: Perspectives from Punjab, India”
Prof. Kazuo Ando ”Learning from CSEAS: The Development of Practice-Oriented Area Studies”
Advance registration is required to attend.
More information and RSVP: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/event/20220323/

・Online Movie Program “Invitation to Area Studies” with multilingual subtitles
Nakagawa Hikaru, “Walking In A Forest, Drifting On A River– Discovering “Links” In Nature Through Long-Term Monitoring”
Hayami Yoko, “Learning By Living Together: Ethnographic Fieldwork In The Thai Highlands”
KOZAN Osamu, “Solving The Problem Of Indonesia’s Large-Scale Fires”
KONO Yasuyuki and WATANABE Kazuo, “Connecting Across Generations: A Half-Century Of Surveys At Don Daeng Village In Northeast Thailand”

2. Upcoming Events

・The 2nd online workshop: Revisiting the “Captive Mind:” Intellectual Imperialism in the Contemporary Asian Academy
March 22th, 2022
2 pm – (JST)
Panelists and talk titles:
Prashant Ingole (IIT Gandhinagar) “Dismantling Caste: De-Constructing Brahmanical Intellectual Imperialism in Indian Academia”
Kisho Tsuchiya (CSEAS) ”Reimagining National History: Reflections over Colonial and Trans-national Activist Origins and Possible Future Directions of East Timorese History”
Cypri Jehan Paju Dale (CSEAS) ”Endogenous Transformation: Christianity, Development and the Question of Self determination in West Papua”
Discussant: Syed Farid Alatas (National University of Singapore)
More information and RSVP: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/event/20220319-2/

・The CSEAS Reading Group online session
March 25th, 2022
16:00- (JST)
Book title: Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present, and Future, Second Edition (Michael B. A. Oldstone, Oxford UP, 2020)
Speaker: Chika Yamada (CSEAS)

・The 14th International Conference on Thai Studies (ICTS14) “Thailand at a Global Turning Point”
April 29 – May 1, 2022
Keynote Speakers:
Akira Suehiro (Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo) “Thailand’s Alternatives: Modernization, Thailand 4.0, and Social Justice”
Kasian Tejapira (Professor, Thammasat University) “Disguised Republic & Virtual Absolutism: Two inherent conflicting tendencies in the Thai Constitutional Monarchy”
Saichol Sattayanurak (Professor Emeritus, Chiang Mai University) “The Thai Middle Class and Affective Conservative Ideology”
More information: https://icts14.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

3. Publications: Hot off the CSEAS Press

【New Publication】
・Mario Ivan Lopez, Nathan Badenoch, and Achmad Choirudin (eds), Manusia, Alam, & Masyarakat: Kajian Multidisiplin Asia Tenggara (Human, Natures, & Society: The Multidisciplinary Study of Southeast Asia), INSIST Press, 2022 (in Indonesian).
More information:

【New Publication】
・CSEAS Report 2021/2022
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/message/cseas_report/

【New Issue】
Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia Issue 32 (1 March 2022): Southeast Asia’s Artful Diplomacy?
In this issue, Burmese translation has been added to the list of existing translated languages.
More information: https://kyotoreview.org/issue-32/southeast-asias-artful-diplomacy/

【New Publication】
・Mario López, Kono Yasuyuki, and Nathan Badenoch, “Superando las brechas disciplinarias: cinco décadas de investigación japonesa en el Sudeste Asiático,” Japan-ASEAN Transdisciplinary Studies Working Paper Series No.15 (in Spanish).
・Yamada Chika and Youdiil Ophinni, “Psychotherapy co-provision by peers and healthcare workers for substance use disorders in Indonesia,” Japan-ASEAN Transdisciplinary Studies Working Paper Series No.16.
・Julie Ann de los Reyes, “Power on the grid: Understanding coal lock-in and regime resistance in Philippine energy transition,” Japan-ASEAN Transdisciplinary Studies Working Paper Series No.17.
More information: https://japan-asean.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/tdwp/

・Takamichi Serizawa, Writing History in America’s Shadow: Japan, the Philippines, and the Question of Pan-Asianism, Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2022.

【New Article】
・Toshihiko Kishi, translated by Christopher Stephens, ”The Japanese Film Boom during the Sino-Japanese War,” in Official Handbook of the 17th Osaka Asian Film Festival 2022.
Related event: https://www.oaff.jp/2022/en/program/ifs01.html

4. Podcasts in Japanese: “Book Talk on Asia”

・In this program, the Editorial Office, CSEAS will introduce the latest books on Asia twice a month. The authors will be invited to talk about the contents and background of their books.


5. Past Events

・The 7th CSEAS Online Seminar on Indonesia
March 10, 2022
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/event/20220310/

・DASU Year-end Workshop FY2021
March 2, 2022
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/event/20220302/

・SEASIA Emerging Scholars Conversation Series
Episode 4: Book Launch and Discussion: “The Primordial Modernity of Malay Nationality: Contemporary Identity in Malaysia and Singapore”
February 28, 2022
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/event/20220228/

・The 6th CSEAS Online Seminar on Indonesia
February 24, 2022
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/event/202200224/

・Online Workshop on Living Heritage Sites
February 22, 2022
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/event/20220222/

If there are any comments, suggestions, or inquiries, please contact the Public Relations Committee, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University.
E-MAIL: tanken[at]cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp