CSEAS Digital News Issue 9 – 2022/09/21 | Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University


CSEAS Digital News Issue 9 – 2022/09/21


CSEAS Digital News Issue 9 – 2022/09/21

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Center for Southeast Asian 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.

September 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. Media Exposure
6. Past Events

Thank you and regards,

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

1. Announcements and Highlights

【September Get Together】

・The monthly welcome and farewell party, Get Together, will be held on Thursday, September 22, from 12:30 pm. This time it will be held onsite at the Inamori middle sized meeting room (#332, on the 3rd floor of the Inamori bldg). Please join us and have an opportunity to enjoy small talks. We will hold a photo session after the Get Together at our terrace.

We have updated the visiting scholars’ web page. Please check here.

【New Guest Research Associate】

・Patrick Daly (Environmental Archaeology): CSEAS welcome Patrick Daly as Guest Scholar on August 28, 2022.

・Yaniah Wardani (Arabic Literature and Burdah): CSEAS welcome Yaniah Wardani as Guest Scholar on September 1, 2022.

・Duangjai Lorthanavanich (Sociology, Anthropology, Japanese Studies, Tourism): CSEAS welcome Duangjai Lorthanavanich as Guest Research Associate on September 28, 2022.

【Visitor’s Voice】

・New interview articles are available now. We asked them about their research, future ambitions, and more.

・Interview with Patricia May Bantug Jurilla, “Writing Books about Books.”

【Q&A with Younger Scholars】

・New interview articles are available now. We asked them about their research, future ambitions, and more.

Q&A with Takamichi Serizawa, “Haisha no rekishi wo kyoyu suru: Rekishi kenkyu no butaiura (Sharing the History of the Losers: Behind the Scenes of Historical Research)” (in Japanese).

Q&A with Julie Ann delos Reyes, “Understanding Energy Transition in East and Southeast Asia.”

Q&A with Heriberto Ruiz Tafoya, “Theorizing Peoples’ Livelihood Strategies in the Urban Poor Neighborhoods.”

Q&A with Cypri Jehan Paju Dale, “Working Politically with Knowledge.”

【Call for Applications】

・CSEAS Fellowship for Visiting Research Scholars, 2023/2024
The deadline for applications is October 31, 2022.

【New!】We have launched the Global Collaborative Research (GCR) website. Please check the link below.

【Relaunched】CSEAS have relaunched a series of research introduction videos ‘TANKEN Video: Welcome to Area Studies.’

The aim of this video series is to widely publicize the field activities and research of the CSEAS members, and to introduce the latest area studies through the researchers who are engaged in it.

A number of videos are available to promote the appeal of area studies. Please take a look! They can also be used as teaching materials.

TANKEN Video: Welcome to Area Studies: https://onlinemovie.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/

2. Upcoming Events

・Workshop on Sociology and Interdisciplinary Study of Sleep: “Sleep Knowledge: A Sociological Perspective on Sleep Laboratories”
21 September 2022, 4 pm – 5:30 pm (JST)
Venue: Middle-sized meeting room (#332), 3rd floor of the Inamori Foundation Memorial Bldg
Speaker: Dariuš Zifonun (Institute of Sociology, Philipps University of Marburg)
Moderator: Tamaki Endo (Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences / Faculty of Economics, Saitama University) and Masao Doi (Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University)
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/event/20220921/

・CSEAS Colloquium “The Role of the British in Shaping Burmese History”
22 September 2022, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Venue: Middle-sized Meeting Room (No.332), 3rd Floor, Inamori Foundation Memorial Building
Speaker: Patrick McCormick (CSEAS Visiting Research Scholar, https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/staff/patrick-mccormick/)
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/event/20220922/

・The CSEAS Reading Group: Roundtable Session
30 September 2022, 4 pm –
Venue: Small-sized meeting room 1, 3rd floor of the Inamori Foundation Memorial Bldg
This session our seven colleagues will each be presenting very short (7 minute) ‘introductions’ or ‘invitations’ to a book of their choosing. No reading or preparation is necessary to join the roundtable. We hope that this will help to encourage broader trans-disciplinary participation in our future sessions, and welcome you all to attend!

・Intensive lectures for Graduate Students of Kyoto University
1-12 October, 2022
Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) and Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University offer special courses in Human Security Development and Southeast Asian Studies. Please find the following information for details.
Course 1. Human Security Development

Course 2. Southeast Asia Studies
If you would like to take these courses, please check KULASIS and register in advance.

3. Publications: Hot off the CSEAS Press

【Latest Issue】

・Vol. 11, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies has published on April 28, 2022.
More information: https://englishkyoto-seas.org/2022/04/vol-11-no-1-of-southeast-asian-studies/?fbclid=IwAR0BHuLmPBbAq77pmCGom2pY40YdqHbxMlguYiT7t2y8dcJErbc26Q3j34s

【Latest Issue】

・Issue 33 of Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia on September 1, 2022.
More information: https://kyotoreview.org/

【New Article】

・Chika Yamada, Atsuro Tsutsumi, Takashi Izutsu, Hiroya Matsuo (2022) “Exposure to Drug-related Killings and Its Psychological Consequences in the Philippines,” Traumatology, Advance online publication.

【New Article】

・Rongling Ye, Taisuke Kodo, Yoshihiro Hirooka, Hor Sanara, Kim Soben, Satoru Kobayashi, and Koki Homma (2022) “Educational Trials to Quantify Agronomic Information in Interdisciplinary Fieldwork in Pursat Province, Cambodia,” Sustainability 14(16): 10007.

【New Article】

・Yui Ueno, Masanori Iwasaki, Yumi Kimura, Satoko Kakuta, Chihiro Masaki, Taizo Wada, Ryota Sakamoto, Yasuko Ishimoto, Michiko Fujisawa, Kiyohito Okumiya, Toshihiro Ansai, Kozo Matsubayashi, Ryuji Hosokawa (2022) “Periodontal status is associated with oral function in community-dwelling older adults, independent of dentition status,” Journal of Periodontal Research, First published: 4 September 2022.

【New Article】

・Masaaki Okamoto (2022) “Mushrooming Smart Cities in ASEAN Countries and the Risk of Unhealthy Multi-actor Competition,” ROLES Report No. 20.


・Pheng Cheah, Caroline S. Hau (eds), Siting Postcoloniality: Critical Perspectives from the East Asian Sinosphere, Duke University Press, 2022.


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

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.

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW

【New!】Book Talk on Asia No. 45 (14 September 2022)

・Yoshihide Sakurai, Higashi Ajia shūkyō no katachi: Hikaku shūkyōshakaigaku heno shōtai (Morphology of Religions in East Asia: Invitation to Comparative Sociology of Religions).Kyoto: Hozokan, 2022 (in Japanese).
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678/sakurai
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdcADWd-D8k&list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW&index=45
Book information: https://pub.hozokan.co.jp/book/b606639.html
Book Talk on Asia No. 44 (24 August 2022)

・Jun Kumakura, Shinkyō Uiguru Jichiku: Chūgoku Kyōsantō sihai no 70 nen (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region: 70 Years of the Rule of the Communist Party of China). Tokyo: Chuokoron-shinsha, 2022 (in Japanese).
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678/kumakura
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WHzSLn2vqA&list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW&index=44
Book information: https://www.chuko.co.jp/shinsho/2022/06/102700.html
Book Talk on Asia No. 43 (10 August 2022)

・Takeshi Kawanaka. Kyōsō to chitsujo: Tōnan Ajia ni miru minshushugi no jirenma (Competition and Order: Democratic Dilemma in Southeast Asia). Tokyo. Hakusuisha, 2022 (in Japanese).
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-153026370-46049678/kawanaka
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp1RSO0S0ic&list=PLYNr5XeQb9WIM8svoGgRYPkshslSO3iKW&index=43
Book information: https://www.hakusuisha.co.jp/book/b604726.html

【Forthcoming】Book Talk on Asia No. 46 (28 September 2022)

・Toshihiko Kishi, Teikoku Nihon no puropaganda: “Sensou netsu” wo aotta senden to houdou. Tokyo: Chuokoron-shinsha, 2022 (in Japanese).
Book information: https://www.chuko.co.jp/shinsho/2022/06/102703.html

5. Media Exposure

【Award】Tiempo Muerto written by Caroline Sy Hau was awarded the 39th National Book Award of the Philippines, Best Novel in English by National Book Development Board and Manila Critics’ Circle. Congratulations!
Book information: https://unipress.ateneo.edu/product/tiempo-muerto

【Book Review】Agnes M. Brazal, “Political Theologies and Development in Asia: Transcendence, Sacrifice and Aspiration, edited by Giuseppe Bolotta, Philip Fountain and Michael Feener, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020,” in Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia Issue 33.

6. Past Events

・Asian Journals Network Conference “Journals Unite to Promote a Truly Global Scholarly Culture” (Online)
29-30 August 2022
More information: https://www.ateneo.edu/events/2022/08/29/journals-unite-promote-truly-global-scholarly-culture

・DASU Web seminar by Pablo Mac Clay (ZEF, Universität Bonn) “Can Auctions Foster Renewable Energy under Institutional and Macroeconomic Instability?”
25 August 2022, 11 am – 12 am
More information: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/event/20220825/


If there are any comments, suggestions, or inquiries, please contact the Public Relations Committee, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University.

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