35th biennial conference of the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies

People, Power, Politics, Pandemics & Other Perils in Southeast Asia
Thursday, 21 October to Sunday, 24 October 2021
Hosted virtually by the University of British Columbia

35e conférence biennale du Conseil canadien des études sur l'Asie du Sud-Est

Peuples, pouvoir, politique, pandémies et autres périls en Asie du Sud-Est
Du jeudi 21 octobre au dimanche 24 octobre 2021
Organisé virtuellement par l'Université de la Colombie-Britannique
Children walking in a line along the road.

Myanmar Mini-Conference

For the 35th biennial CCSEAS conference and in light of the dramatic turn of events in Myanmar, a specific venue of the conference is dedicated to a series of roundtables and panel discussions with the objective of reflecting upon the situation of the golden land and to shed lights on the life of the Myanmar people since the coup happened.

Friday, 22 October to Sunday, 24 October

Myanmar Mini-Conference poster


Keynote Roundtable

Canada and Southeast Asia

Chair: Paul Evans
University of British Columbia

Thursday, 21 October at 13:00

Opening Keynote Lecture

Academic Research in Post-coup Myanmar: Challenges in Ethics, Values, Safety, and Best Practices

Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Thursday, 21 October at 14:45

Closing Keynote Lecture

The Pandemic as Social Movement in Pericolonial Southeast Asia

Oona Paredes
University of California Los Angeles

Sunday, 24 October at 15:45


Community Partners


The deadline to register is Wednesday, 20 October 2021.


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