Call for Applications: CCSEAS Graduate Student Research Workshop on “Power in Southeast Asia”

The Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (CCSEAS) is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Student Research Workshop on “Power in Southeast Asia: Methodological Perspectives.” Please distribute widely to graduate students who may be interested in participating.

This workshop will be run in conjunction with the 2019 biennial CCSEAS conference (24-26 October 2019). It will provide an opportunity for graduate students working in different disciplinary traditions to receive critical, engaged feedback on their work-in-progress from fellow students and faculty who share an interest in this region. It will also develop capacities for inter-disciplinary engagement.

Workshop Date: October 24, 2019

Applications Due:
June 30, 2019

Applications consist of:
1) A current curriculum vitae; and
2) A 500 word abstract of your research proposal, including a brief description of your methodology.

If selected for the workshop, you will need to submit your methodology chapter / work in progress by September 19, max 3000 words.

Workshop participants will be selected on the content of the submitted projects, the potential for useful exchanges among them, and the benefits of including a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches and intellectual traditions.

Send applications by email attachment to christine.gibb [at]

For more information, please click here (pdf)

Kind regards,

Christine Gibb and Stéphanie Martel, Workshop convenors

Seventh International Conference on Asian Studies 2019

International Center for Research & Development, Sri Lanka and Unique Conferences Canada will host the Seventh International Conference on Asian Studies 2019 from 21-22 October 2019 at Hotel Himalaya in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The ICAS2019 is renowned for its thought-leading and cutting edge content, unrivaled networking opportunities and presenter friendly atmosphere. This research conference attracts more high profile Asian related researchers from around the world than any other event in the region.

This year’s theme is “Challenges & Issues in Asian Dream”

Important dates:

  • Abstracts deadline: 15 August 2019
  • Abstract acceptance: Within 5 Days
  • Full papers: 30 August 2019
  • Registration deadline: 15 September 2019

Send your abstract to

Send your paper to

Questions regarding registration matters should be directed to

To get in touch with the conference convener, please email Prabhath Patabendi.

2017 CCSEAS Panel Posters (updated)

Read the conference program (PDF).

26 October | 27 October | 27-28 October | Documentary Screenings

26 October

Special Panel: “ASEAN and Canada at 50: Common Fears and Common Hopes”

ASEAN and Canada at 50: Common Fears and Common Hopes

Keynote Address: Ricardo D. Trimillos


27 October

Special Panels in Honour of Judith Nagata and Penny van Esterik


Keynote Address: Goh Beng Lan


Dinner with Performance by “Kayonan Gamelan”


27-28 October

Panels on Agrarian & Environmental Transformation


Panels on Urbanism


Panels on Migration & Place-Making


Panels on Violence, Redemption & Religion

Violence, Redemption & Religion

Panels on Regionalism & Governance


28 October

Documentary Screenings