Spring 2021 Seminar Series by LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre

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Dear colleagues,

Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) at the London School of Economics and Political Science aims to introduce world-leading academic and policy research with a focus on the Southeast Asian social and political landscape. SEAC is pleased to share its seminar series for Spring 2021 with you.

The events are open to all and currently take place online via Zoom. Below is the list of seminars taking place this term. Please check SEAC's Seminar Series webpage for more information: https://www.lse.ac.uk/seac/seminars


27 January (Wednesday), 1-2:30pm (GMT)
"Flooding and the Politics of Property Rights in Jakarta"

Registration: https://seac-2021-shatkin.eventbrite.co.uk/

⦁ Prof. Gavin Shatkin (Professor at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, and the School of Architecture, at Northeastern University)

10 February (Wednesday), 12-1:30pm (GMT)
Book Launch: "Thinking and Working Politically in Development: Coalitions for Change in the Philippines"

Registration: https://seac-2021-cfcph.eventbrite.co.uk/

⦁ Prof. John Sidel (Sir Patrick Gillam Chair in International and Comparative Politics, LSE Department of Government);
⦁ Jaime Faustino (Program Director, Economic Reform and Development Entrepreneurship, The Asia Foundation);
⦁ Prof. James Putzel (Professor of Development Studies, LSE Department of International Development);
⦁ Dr Tamaki Endo (Associate Professor at Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Saitama University; SEAC Visiting Senior Fellow)

1 March (Monday), 1-2pm (GMT)
LSE Festival: Shaping the Post-COVID World - Life in a Post-COVID World: Learning from Southeast Asia

Registration information TBC

⦁ Prof. Hyun Bang Shin (Professor of Geography and Urban Studies and Director of Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre, LSE);
⦁  Dr Nicole Curato (Associate Professor, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra);
⦁  Dr Sin Yee Koh (Senior Lecturer in Global Studies, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University Malaysia);
⦁  Prof. John Sidel (Sir Patrick Gillam Chair in International and Comparative Politics, LSE Department of Government)

9 March (Tuesday), 12-1:30pm (GMT)
SEAC Public Lecture 'Spatial Politics and Transient Migrant Workers in Global-City Singapore'

Registration: http://seac-2021-yeoh.eventbrite.co.uk/

⦁ Prof. Brenda S.A. Yeoh (Raffles Professor of Social Sciences, National University of Singapore)

24 March (Wednesday), 12-1:30pm (GMT)
"Solidarity and Polarization: Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces in Southeast Asia"

Registration: https://seac-2021-solidarity.eventbrite.co.uk/

⦁ Dr Hongxuan Lin (Senior Tutor in Southeast Asian Studies, National University of Singapore);
⦁ Dr Michael Magcamit (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Queen Mary University of London)

31 March (Wednesday), 12-1:30pm (BST)
"Urban informality at crossroad? Dynamics between inclusion and exclusion in Bangkok"

Registration: https://seac-2021-endo.eventbrite.co.uk/

⦁ Dr Tamaki Endo (Associate Professor in Development Economics, Saitama University, Japan; SEAC Visiting Senior Fellow)


Please contact Interim Centre Manager Dr Do Young Oh with any questions at seac.admin@lse.ac.uk