Asian Views of America’s Role in Asia - A Symposium in Hong Kong Expert Workshop - East Asian Security Architecture – The Status of Multilateral Fora Asia-Pacific Conference 2016 One-Belt-One-Road: Opportunities for HK and for the development of Southeast Asia 4th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network Southeast Asia Cultural Festival Asian Migration and the Global Asian Diasporas
Forthcoming Event(s)
Date: 23 April 2018 (Mon)
Time: 4:00 pm
Venue: B5-417, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building (AC1), CityU
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The Southeast Asia Research Centre (SEARC) was inaugurated on 27 February 2001 as a faculty-based research centre within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (now the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, CLASS). It is the only research Centre focused on Southeast Asia in Hong Kong. SEARC has established a strong international reputation as an important setting for the study of political, economic, and social issues in contemporary Southeast Asia. While receiving funding in most years from City University of Hong Kong (CityU), SEARC members have actively sought competitive external grant funding, helping to foster a steady output of high-quality publications and working papers. The Centre has also attracted many respected scholars as visitors who, in carrying out research projects and conducting seminars, have further energized the Centre. And in regularly sponsoring international conferences, workshops, public addresses, and roundtables, SEARC has contributed widely to public debate and intellectual life at CityU.



A Southeast Asian Perspective from the City University of Hong Kong.

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