List of accepted panels & other formats

The 13th EuroSEAS conference will be held at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 23-25 July 2024 with a masterclass on 22 July and an excursion on 26 July 2024.

As an international and multi-disciplinary scholarly organisation, EuroSEAS invites scholars and PhD students from all academic disciplines with an interest in Southeast Asia to present a paper in one of the selected panels or other formats (see list below) at the EuroSEAS conference in Amsterdam. The selection committee has accepted around 115 panels, laboratories, roundtables  & film screenings + discussions.
It is not possible anymore to submit an paper abstract to a panel or other format. The call for papers has already closed.

Book Forums

Contentious state-society relations in Myanmar

Education and Power in Contemporary Southeast Asia

Memories of Unbelonging. Ethnic Chinese Identity Politics in Post-Suharto Indonesia

Film screenings & discussion

Digitizing Asia’s Heritage

Documenting Duterte’s Drug War

Forms of Domestic Resistance: Collective Filmmaking with transnational migrant domestic workers

Indonesian 1965 Crimes Against Humanity: Towards Recognition of Genocide Status?

Kajang: Otto Siddharta and the Art of Listening

Ngeling-eling Peniwen [Remembering Peniwen] (Indonesia)


Are there ‘Witches’ in Southeast Asia?

Corporate perpetrators, ‘victimless’ crimes, and citizen resistance in Southeast Asia: exploring interlinked forms of violence and local responses to social and environmental destruction

Critical Perspectives on Movement, Migration, and Mobilities in Southeast Asian Literatures

Digital technology and gender dynamics in the workplace in Southeast Asia

Lampah – Tracing embodied archives

Myanmar’s Post-Coup Borderlands


Accepting inequality in precarious Southeast Asia

Aesthetics of Resistance

Aspirations to migrate to the EU: A comparative perspective from Southeast and East Asian countries

Avant-garde archival applications and analysis: Approaching the Vietnamese archives

Beyond Narratives and Self-representations: Knowledge Production of Refugee Youths Making Art and Literature in Southeast Asia

Central European Tropics: Physicians, Naturalists, and Diplomats in Search of Southeast Asia

Climate Change Politics in Southeast Asia

Climate-induced conflicts and vulnerabilities in Southeast Asia: Community-based adaptation, imagination, and interventions in space, to address socio-environmental challenges

Configurations, power dynamics, and prospects in Myanmar since the 2021 military coup with a focus on the constitution and democratic state-building in Myanmar

Contemporary Urban Muslim Expressions in Southeast Asia: Identity, Discourse, and Socio-Religious Struggles

Contested Belonging: Solidarity and Survival amongst Southeast Asian Migrant Communities

Creativity and Innovation in Vietnam

Democratization of Communication and Communication for Democratization: Breakthroughs and Challenges in Thailand and Myanmar

Disinformation Dynamics in Southeast Asia: Unravelling Ripple Effects, Fragmentation Challenges, and Safeguarding Vulnerable Communities

Diverse Localised Religious Practices and Beliefs of Chinese Communities in Southeast Asia

Eclectic Leftism in Southeast Asia

Engaging in Existential Mobility in “Zomia”

Ethics, Affect and Moral Judgement amidst Momentous Change in Laos

Exploring Nonreligiosity, Atheism, and Secularism in Southeast Asia

Fabrics of an Archipelago: Stories, Creation, and History

From Contested to Hybrid Space: Transnationality, Everyday Sovereignty, and Global Order

From Jakarta to “Nusantara” in 2024: A move towards Climate Justice in Indonesian Urban Transformation?

Ghosts and Hauntings in Southeast Asia

Globalization & Knowledge Economy: Assessing Issues on Learning & Education in Post-Pandemic South(East) Asia

Guided by objects: From the museum to Southeast Asia (and back)

Higher education for the revolution: Education as a space for resistance in post-coup Myanmar

Historicizing Chinese Labour in Southeast Asian Mining: Mobilities, networks and practices

In and Out of Place: Mapping People, Objects, and Spaces in Southeast Asia

Indonesian Migrants & Migration in Indonesia

Internationalist Southeast Asias: Coordinating Cross-Border Struggles amid Inter-Imperial Antagonisms

Interpreting Political Architecture: Government Buildings in Southeast Asia (and beyond)

Islamic Reform, Salafism, and the Salafization of state and society in Southeast Asia

Land, Politics, and Development in Contemporary Indonesia

Living and dying in Vietnamese migrant communities: Identities, relationship-building and demise across Vietnamese communities in Europe and Asia

Localizing strangers: Arab Identity in contemporary Southeast Asia

Lost and Hidden Manuscripts: A Reassessment of Condemned Islamic Texts in the Early Modern Malay World

Mangkunegran and sustainable social transformation (Indonesia)

Measuring Societal Progress through Social Justice and Sustainability Lens: Southeast Asia and European Experiences and Collective Challenges

Memories, objects, art: disrupting colonial narratives on Borneo’s cultural heritage

Minority Citizenship: Mobility, Religion, Gender and the State in Asian Context

Movements at the Liminals: Reconsidering European Colonialism in Southeast Asia

Multicultural Societies and Civic Vision to Bridge Divisions in Myanmar, Thailand, and India

Navigating SEAS of Knowledge: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Southeast Asian Studies

New Dynamics of Transnational Activism in Southeast Asia

On the Edge of Modern Eastern Indonesia: Exchange, mobility and competition along Banda Zone

Oral and Local Traditions in Eastern Indonesia

Performing Paradises: Rethinking Bali Studies in an Entangled World

Platformisation in Southeast Asia

Policy in Action: Intention, implementation, and consequences of government decision-making in Indonesia

Political Change and Institutional Resilience? Lessons from Southeast Asia

Political influence operations through social media in SEA

Political Representation in Indonesia

Politics of Memories: Memoryscapes of Resistances in Thailand and Indonesia

Politics on the Page: Southeast Asian Representation(s) in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Print Media

Politics-Business Collusion in Indonesia and beyond

Post-colonial  in Southeast Asia: Cultural Studies to Sustainable Development

Postwar Violence, Cultural Diplomacy and Decolonization in Regional Southeast Asia: A Revisit

Protocols versus realities: the dynamics of biomedical ethics in early twentieth century Southeast Asia

Radical and Militant Islam in Indonesia

Reading the S-21 traces: towards new archival assemblages of Khmer Rouge crimes

Religious events in Southeast Asia

Religious Intellectuals in Southeast Asia: Post-coloniality, Faith, and State

Relocating the Indonesian Capital: Diverse Discourses, Contradictory Expectations

Rethinking Environmental Governance in Southeast Asia

Revisiting Southeast Asian Women’s Views and Representations: A Critical Look at Historical and Literary Media and Writings

Ritual Exchange in Timor-Leste: Regulation, Resistance, and Social Inequality in the Post-Independence Era

SE Asia Museums in Europe: Exploring Stories

SEA languages as diaspora languages in Europe

Shan Studies: Shan Buddhism and Material Culture: Current Issues of Identity

Sounding Power and Dissent in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s Contemporary Relations with Europe: Politics, Security, Economics, and Civil Society

Southeast Asia’s Contentious Elections

Southeast Asian Diasporas and Heritage: Crafting the Past in the Transnational Future of Diasporas

Southeast Asian Heritage in a global context

Sport, politics and identity in twentieth-century Southeast Asia

Thai History of Ideas

The Future of AI Regulation in Southeast Asia

The Indonesian Digital Landscape Related to Crimes and Digital Transgressions

The Heart of Borneo: Present and Future, Challenges and Prospects

The heritage and development nexus in Southeast Asia: Convergences, tensions and openings

The impact of European colonialism on land usage in tropical Southeast Asia: Modelling the past

The Nexus between Rule of Law, Democracy, and Natural Resource Governance in Southeast Asia

The Politics of Public Goods Provision in Urban Southeast Asia: Evolving Patterns in Malaysia and Indonesia

The Violent State: Trajectories of Civilian Repression in Southeast Asia

The weight of the past? Corruption through the histories of plantation and election in (post)colonial Indonesia

Thinking and theorizing about living together through the concept of social ontologies

Towards a global microhistory of the Sulu Archipelago, c. 1400–1945

Under the surface: Tracing infrastructural transformations and violence in northern Vietnam’s uplands

Understanding Pathways to Agroecological Change in Southeast Asia: Exploring Adaptive Spaces

Ungrateful children: Alter-politics of child dissent in Southeast Asia

Working, worshipping, studying, and escaping: Mixed migration and mobilities to, within and from Southeast Asia

Youth and the Performing Arts in Southeast Asia: Negotiating place, belonging, and society


Blumentritt Beyond Rizal: Revisiting the Scholarship and Politics of a European Filipinist

Emerging Trends in Southeast Asian Politics: Deeper Democratic Backsliding or Trickles of Emancipation?

Listening to Sound Histories in Southeast Asian Studies

Malaysia’s Tumultuous Political Development Since 2018 and Its Future Trajectory

New Area Studies within New Global Polarisations?

The Good Life in Late Socialist Asia. Aspirations, Politics, and Possibilities

The Indonesian Discourse on Islam and Humanism: From Theology to Politics?

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