Migrations and New Mobilities in Southeast Asia - Plenary Sessions

Conference/Symposium | April 28 | 1-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 220, Townsend Center for the Humanities

 Nicole Constable, Professor of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh; Rebecca Elmhirst, Reader in Human Geography, University of Brighton; Michele Ford, Professor of Southeast Asian Studies, University of Sydney; Johan Lindquist, Professor of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University; Deirdre McKay, Senior Lecturer in Social Geography and Environmental Politics, Keele University; Brenda Yeoh, Professor of Geography, National University of Singapore; Aihwa Ong, Robert H. Lowie Distinguished Chair in Anthropology, UC Berkeley; Christine Padoch, Senior Curator Emerita, Institute of Economic Botany, New York Botanical Garden

 Rachel Silvey, Professor of Geography; Richard Charles Lee Director, Asian Institute, University of Toronto; Nancy Lee Peluso, Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor of Forest Policy, UC Berkeley

 Center for Southeast Asia Studies, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, UCLA, Asian Institute, University of Toronto

The final plenary sessions of this conference - which aims to look anew at issues concerning migration and Southeast Asia - will be held from 1:00-6:00 p.m. in the Townsend Center for the Humanities.

Plenary 1: Migration in Southeast Asia - Structural Shifts, Patterns and Continuities

Michele Ford (University of Sydney), Johan Lindquist (Stockholm University), Aihwa Ong (UC Berkeley), Brenda Yeoh (National University of Singapore)
Moderator: Rachel Silvey (Geography, University of Toronto)

Plenary 2: Political Ecology and Migration in Southeast Asia

Nicole Constable (University of Pittsburgh), Rebecca Elmhirst (University of Brighton), Deirdre McKay (Keele University), Christine Padoch (NY Botanical Garden)
Moderator: Nancy Lee Peluso (Environmental Science, Policy & Management, UC Berkeley)

The conference is jointly organized by the Center for Southeast Asia Studies at UC Berkeley, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA and the Asian Institute at the University of Toronto. The conference is partially supported by the Townsend Center for the Humanities.

 This event is free and open to the public.

 cseas@berkeley.edu, 510-642-3609