Southeast Asia Lecture Series

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Fall 2021

September 28, 10:00 AM EST
Authoritarian Modernization Under Sukarno
Farabi Fakih, Universitas Gadjah Mada
Discussant: Mattias Fibiger, Harvard Business School

October 19, 10:00 AM EST
Finding Better Brokers: Voter Mobilization Networks in Indonesia
Seth Soderborg, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University
Discussant: Mattias Fibiger, Harvard Business School

November 8, 10:00 AM EST
Mobilizing for Elections: Patronage and Political Machines in Southeast Asia
Allen Hicken, University of Michigan
Meredith Weiss, University at Albany

November 30, 5:30 PM EST
Indonesian Historical Fiction: Translating Ashadi Siregar's (2017) Novel, Rejection: A Sumatran Odyssey
Jennifer Lindsay, Australian National University
Discussant: Annette Lienau, Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University

December 13, 10:00 AM EST
The Creolization of a Diaspora Before Genocide: Cases from the History of Cham Religious Communities in Cambodia
William Noseworthy, Visiting Fellow, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University
Discussant: Teren Sevea, Harvard Divinity School
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The Southeast Asia Lecture Series is organized by Professor Mattias Fibiger, Harvard Business School; Professor Annette Lienau, Department of Comparative Literature, Professor Malavika Reddy, Department of Anthropology; Professor Teren Sevea, Harvard Divinity School; Jorge Espada, Harvard Asia Center; and Yang Qu, Department of South Asian Studies.


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