Announcing the release of Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia Issue 36


Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia Issue 36

Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia Issue 36, titled “Social Media and Youths in Southeast Asia and Japan: An Instrument for Political Change?” includes six articles from our 46th Southeast Asia Seminar, organized on February 16, 2023, at CSEAS Kyoto University. Each article is available in English, Thai, Bahasa Indonesia, Filipino, Vietnamese, Japanese, and Myanmar on our website.



Political Participation Through Social Media by Japanese Youth
Atuhiko Uchida

Strength of Weak Ties: Youth & Digital Politics in Indonesia
Irendra Radjawali

Potentials and Challenges of Social Media as an Instrument for Political Change in Malaysia
Haris Zuan

Mobilizing yet Polarizing: Social Media Youth Engagement in the 2022 Philippine Elections
Aries A. Arugay

Fear of Missing Out and Online Political Engagement: The Case of Singapore
Saifuddin Ahmed and Muhammad Masood

OppStruction: Opportunity Structure and its Implications on the Pro-Democracy Movement in Thailand
Surachanee “Hammerli” Sriyai

Book Reviews

Lisa Brooten, Jane Madlyn McElhone, and Gayathry Venkiteswaran. Myanmar Media in Transition: Legacies, Challenges and Change. Singapore: ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2019.
Ashley South

Loh Kah Seng, Alex Tan Tiong Hee, Koh Keng We, Tan Teng Phee, and Juria Toramae. Theatres of Memory: Industrial Heritage of 20th Century Singapore. Singapore: Ethos books, 2021.
Hamzah Muzaini

Miguel Syjuco. I was the President’s Mistress!! New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2022. 384 pp
Joel Pablo Salud

Bann Seng Tan. International Aid and Democracy Promotion: Liberalization at the Margins. Routledge, 2021.
Patrick Strefford

Ye Htut. Myanmar’s Political Transition and Lost Opportunities (2010-2016). ISEAS Publishing, 2019.
Nicholas Farrelly

Related information

The 46th Southeast Seminar