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Scholarly E-Journals and Resources
- Asean Journal on Research and Technology for Development
This site contains PDF files of the latest issue (2006) and some previous ones free for download.
- Asean Wildlife Enforcement Network
Provides on-line information regarding several aspects of Wildlife related to countries of ASEAN. It also includes links to other sites.
- Asia Observer
site offers access to several articles of interest for all countries in SEA including politics, science, arts and entertainment, etc
- Asia Society
Making full use of new information technologies, Asia Society's Resources, mostly accessible only online, help us extend the life of our programming and bring it before a global audience. Choose any of the thumbnails below to listen to recent Asia Society events, and browse the left-hand menu column for interviews, speeches, and podcasts, as well as the Museum Collection and resources for educators.
- East and Southeast Asia: an Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
This annotated directory serves as a window on the rich Internet resources for the political units of East Asia and Southeast Asia.
- Southeast Asia Research Centre
The focus of the Center's work is applied research in economic and political development, with particular attention to investment and trade in the China-Hong Kong-Southeast Asia triangle, labour practices, ethnicity and environment.
- Southeast Asia Resources
Site provided by the University of California Berkeley. Contains several links to newsletters and articles regarding Southeast Asia.
- Thailand, Laos, Cambodia Studies Group
The Thai/Lao/Cambodian Studies Group (TLC) is an affiliate of the Southeast Asian Council (SEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS). It aims to bring together scholars and students who work in many fields (History, Anthropology, Botany, Women's Studies, Religious Studies, Ethnomusicology, Linguistics, Archaeology, Architecture/Urban Planning, Development Studies, Philology, Political Science, Environmental Sciences, Philosophy, among others) who find themselves informed by data and experiences in Thailand, Cambodia, and/or Laos. Its website (tlc.ucr.edu) and its annual meeting (at the AAS meeting) is a place for these scholars and students to share resources and expertise.
- Asia Week
Access to on-line news on all Southeast Asian countries.
- Southeast Asia News
News on Southeast Asia continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
- Southeast Asia News
A different source from that cited above, it includes news pertinent to all countries in Southeast Asia.
- The Southeast Asian Times
News for Northern Australia and Southeast Asia.
- ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
information regarding all aspects of the organization, including several speeches and articles by different member countries. Includes a detailed list of links of other ASEAN sites.
- Committee on Research Materials on Southeast Asia (CORMOSEA)
A committee of the Southeast Asia Council (SEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS). It was established to enhance the collection of Southeast Asia research materials and to assist in making them available to Southeast Asia scholars, faculty, and students nationwide.
- DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
A student production of the Southeast Asian Studies Student Association in association with the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and with financial assistance provided by the Associated Students at the University of Hawaii. Articles and the Journal text available for download.
- Human Development Report Office.
Search by country. All information regarding population development and statistics.
- International Crisis Group Recent Reports Southeast Asia.
Full text recent reports and briefings on the following Southeast Asian Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Timor-Leste.
Website containing general information, reference and articles regarding Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia. French and English. Three articles in full text available. Other reference materials such as maps can be found on this site also.
- KMITL Science and Technology Journal
6 vols available on line
- SEAAIR: Southeast Asian Association for institutional research.
Abstracts and full text available PDF.
- Southeast Asian Films at NIU.
Several films on different topics of SEA topics including Cambodia. Possibly a useful tool as a compliment to scholarly research.
- Southeast Asia Theses and Dissertations at NIU.
Several theses and dissertations on different topics related to Khmer culture, available at the fourth floor stacks, NIU.
Latest information on all Southeast Asian countries.
Government and Politics
- ASEAN Secretariat
Official site of the 10 member organization includes economic and business information as well as historical documents.
- CIA World Fact Book
Contains information on all countries in SEA.
- Southeast Asia Government and Politics News
Site contains the latest news related to politics and government in SEA.
- US-ASEAN Business Council
ASEAN business information, news, market research and updates on economic trends and doing business in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
- The EU & the Assoc. of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Site contains information regarding Eu-Asean relations. Site contains several PDF files of previous news related to this topic.
Travel and Tourism
- Into-Asia: Southeast Asia Travel Guide and Information
Free travel guide to the South-East Asia region and some of its destinations and people.
- Southeast Asia Travel Guide
Resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and see.
- South-East Asia Travel Guide
A different source from the one above. Contains information on all countries of SEA.
- Wikitravel: Southeast Asia
Includes information regarding travel, including maps, history, how to get there, etc.
Universities, Organizations and Institutions
- Center for Southeast Asian Studies Kyoto University
Relations between Southeast Asia and Japan are growing increasingly close and diversified as a result of the dramatic political realignment and global economic integration of recent years. These changes bring fresh challenges and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, continuously renewing itself as a Center of Excellence in Area Studies believes that integrated endeavors based on solid academic research can play a central role in developing new paradigms for the twenty-first century. The strength of the Center lies in its multi-disciplinary orientation, especially the inclusion of staff in the natural sciences as well as the humanities and social sciences. Since its establishment in 1965, the Center has carried out its activities using a comprehensive approach to investigate the contemporary and historical dimensions of problems confronting present-day Southeast Asia. Proceeding from these guiding principles,our current research methodology can be described as an integrated area studies approach based on informed knowledge of the field and aiming to create new perspectives on this dynamic region of Asia.
- Center for Southeast Asian Studies Northern Illinois University.
A federally funded National Resource Center since 1997, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies provides leadership, focus, and coordination for Southeast Asian studies at the university. It also provides outreach and K-12 teacher training for communities throughout northern Illinois. One of our most unique resources is SEAsite, a comprehensive and varied set of interactive learning resources for studying Southeast Asian languages, literatures and cultures on the world wide web - all developed here by faculty and students and accessible from our home page.
- Center for Southeast Asian Studies- UC Berkeley
The Center for Southeast Asia Studies is one of the oldest and most prominent academic centers concerned with Southeast Asian Studies in the United States. The Center functions as an administrative base to promote the expansion of Southeast Asian studies on the Berkeley campus by facilitating faculty and graduate research, by presenting campus lecture series and cultural programs, by organizing public outreach and international conferences, and by hosting visitors and scholars from around the world.
- Center for Southeast Asian Studies University of Hawaii at Manoa
With more than 70 faculty members, the Center represents the largest concentration of Southeast Asia specialists in the United States. The Center is one of only eight National Resource Centers for Southeast Asian Studies in the nation. More than 140 language and area courses are regularly offered, with particular strengths in the humanities and social sciences. The Center's Southeast Asia Working Papers series, established in 1972, now has more than forty titles, while the Center's Southeast Asia Papers series, established in 2000, has two edited volumes. The Center's most recent publication is Other Pasts: Women, Gender and History in Early Modern Southeast Asia.
- Center for Southeast Asian Studies University of Michigan
The Center for Southeast Asian Studies is a U.S. Department of Education National Resource Center. The Center is committed to promoting a broader and deeper understanding of Southeast Asia and its peoples, cultures, and histories by providing resources for faculty, students and the community to learn and disseminate knowledge about the region.
- Cornell University Center for Southeast Asian Studies
The center is designated as a NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER (NRC) by the United States Department of Education 2006 â€“ 2010. As such, the Program is nationally prominent in promoting advanced foreign language training, area and international knowledge in the liberal arts and applied discipline focused on Southeast Asia.
- Southeast Asian Center University of Washington
The Southeast Asia Center promotes and sustains the study of Southeast Asia and encourages understanding of Southeast Asia in the Pacific Northwest and the nation. We pursue this mission by offering language study and courses in various disciplines that focus on Southeast Asia.
- Southeast Asian University
Located in Thailand the South-East Asia University pursues excellence in higher education in a friendly, rural campus atmosphere which promotes the intellectual, social, and ethical development of students who must participate in a global economy. Due the economic realities the university encourages international trade and information exchange amongst its students and other educational institutions worldwide. The students thereby become contributing members of the global economy as part of their educational experience.
- UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies
The UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) was established in 1999 with a mission to take a leading role in defining the place of Southeast Asian Studies in the U.S. for the 21st century. In 2000 the CSEAS joined with the Center for Southeast Asia Studies at UC Berkeley to form a consortium. The same year the UCLA-UCB consortium was designated a US Department of Education National Resource Center for Southeast Asian Studies, one of only a small number in the country.
- UW-Madison's Center for Southeast Asian Studies
The Center supports and maintains its own web page at the url: http://seasia.wisc.edu/. This page provides relevant and up-to-date information on the Center and its programs and activities. The site features easy access to such Center-related links as the Friday Forum lecture series, information on faculty, Southeast Asia course offerings, the SEAiT project, language programs, and the Center's publications program.
- The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning
ASAIHL's purpose is to assist member institutions to strengthen themselves through mutual self help and to achieve international distinction in teaching, research and public service. In so doing, the institutions contribute strength to their respective nations and to the entire region. Specifically, the Association exists to foster the development of the institutions themselves, the cultivation of a sense of regional identity and interdependence and liaison with other regional and international organizations concerned with research and teaching. It serves as a clearing-house of information; provides regular opportunities for the discussion of academic development and general university development; assists member institutions in the recruitment and placement of faculty and staff, exchanges of professors and students and in the development of co-operative arrangements on specific projects; provides advisory services of consultants; strengthens the relationship with regional and international bodies and keeps member institutions informed about developments in the region; and recognizes and acknowledges distinctive achievements among Southeast Asian institutions of higher education.