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Seminar Series

SEAC Seminar Series aims to introduce world-leading academic and policy research with a focus on the Southeast Asian social and political landscape. Seminar Series take place at LSE every Wednesday throughout term time. The events are open to all and currently take place online via Zoom.

Michaelmas Term 2020

30 September (Wednesday), 12-1:30pm (BST)
Roundtable on Decolonising Higher Education

Dr Leon Moosavi (Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology and Director of the University of Liverpool in Singapore);
⦁ Tamara Soukotta (PhD researcher at International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of The Erasmus University);
⦁ Dr Lisa Tilley (Lecturer in Politics, Birkbeck, University of London)

7 October (Wednesday), 4-5:30pm (BST)
“Mapping Transdisciplinary Data for Spatial Justice:  Migration and Urbanization in Vietnam and Beyond”

⦁ Dr Annette Kim (Associate Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California; Director, Spatial Analysis Lab)

⦁ Followed by a Masterclass on 16 October (Friday), 4pm

14 October (Wednesday), 2-3:30pm (BST)
The Production of Jakarta’s Water Crisis: A Political Ecology of Speculative Urbanism

⦁ Dr Emma Colven (Assistant Professor of Global Environment, University of Oklahoma)

19 and 21 October (Monday and Wednesday), 12-1:30pm (BST)
COVID-19 and Southeast Asia Webinar Series

⦁ Marginalised and Vulnerable Groups and Strategies for Mutual Support During Covid-19 (19 Oct)
The Experiences of Southeast Asia’s Migrant Workers, Asylum Seekers, and Refugees During Covid-19 (21 Oct)

26-30 October
LSE Southeast Asia Week: Roundtable Discussions

11 November (Wednesday), 12-1:30pm (GMT)
Theorising the City in and from Southeast Asia”

⦁ Dr Rita Padawangi (Senior Lecturer, Centre for University Core, Singapore University of Social Sciences)

⦁ Followed by a Masterclass on 13 November (Friday), 12pm

17 November (Tuesday), 12-1:30pm (GMT)
Nalehmu Urbanism: The informal, intimate and relational economies of Yangon Street Vending

⦁ Dr Jayde Lin Roberts (Senior Lecturer in Built Environment, University of New South Wales)

25 November (Wednesday), 12-1:30pm (GMT)
Roundtable on Postcolonial Urbanism and History of Southeast Asia

⦁ Dr Kah Seng Loh (Honorary Research Fellow, University of Western Australia)
⦁ Dr Su Lin Lewis (Senior Lecturer in Modern Global History, University of Bristol)
Dr Do Young Oh (LSE SEAC)

2 December (Wednesday)
“Impacts of accelerated urbanisation in Yangon, Myanmar”

⦁ Dr Marion Sabrié (Assistant Lecturer, Department of Geography, Université de Rouen Normandy)

9 December (Wednesday)
“Single, ‘Fresh’ and 173cm. The Commodification of Domestic Workers and the Creation/Extension of Labour Markets”

⦁ Dr Laura Antona (ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Oxford)