ASEAS Conference, University of Leeds, 5-7 Sept 2018

'Southeast Asia Meets Global Challenges'

University of Leeds, 5-7 September 2018


Conference Themes

  • Politics and Good Governance
  • Sustainable and Equitable Development 
  • Cultural Heritage and Cultural Production

Conference Schedule

Registration takes place on the morning of Weds 5 September with the first panel session starting at 13.30. Panels will take place all day on Thurs 6 and Fri 7 September. We aim to conclude by 16.00 on Friday. 

The 'Final' Schedule of Panels with rooms where the sessions will take place is here.

Panel & Paper Abstracts

The Book of Abstracts including 26 Panels & over 130 Papers can now be downloaded. 

In addition to the themed panels, there are  several 'General' session aimed at supporting scholars' academic career:

Early Career Researchers Mentoring Workshop (May Tan-Mullins)

Building Global Research from Southeast Asia: Bidding for Grants (Mark Johnson)

Book Launch: "Mediating Islam: Cosmpolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia" (Janet Steele)

How to Get Published (Duncan McCargo)

Parallel Event

Roundtable on Cambodia's elections (Duncan McCargo)



To Register for the Conference, please visit the University of Leeds / ASEAS Conference Registration page.

Registration rates are: 

  • Full Rate: £225
  • Student Rate: £160

These rates include 2.5 days of conference sessions, 2 lunches, 1 buffet dinner at the Welcome Reception, morning & afternoon tea & coffee, Conference pack including Book of Abstracts. Accommodation is not included but is available at reasonable rates on-campus and nearby - please see the Registration page.

You need to be a member of ASEAS to attend the conference, so if you are not a current member please renew / join. Membership rates are £12/£13 for students and £20/£21 for others. If you are not sure about your membership status, please email to check.