ASEAS is a world-leading association of scholars of Southeast Asian matters and a globally respected leader in research and knowledge of this dynamic and important region. We work to foster and maintain the vibrancy of Southeast Asian studies with the aim of advancing individual and collective knowledge of the region.

ASEAS is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, registration no. 1170590.


'Southeast Asia Meets Global Challenges' - the 30th ASEAS Conference will be held at the University of Leeds on 5-7 September 2018. The conference themes are: Sustainable and Equitable Development; Social Change and Good Governance; Cultural Heritage and Cultural Production. The Call for Panels is now OPEN - deadline 31 January 2018. Please send your proposals in the form of a 200-300 abstract to Dr. Janet Cochrane on

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