Accepted laboratories, panels and roundtables

Please find the list of accepted panels and roundtables here. Please note that some panels are already full panels.

Paper presenters
If you want to participate in a panel, please send your paper abstract directly to the panel conveners and not to the EuroSEAS secretariat. Please submit your proposal before 15 March 2022. EuroSEAS will not accept paper proposals that are not part of a panel!

Panel conveners
Panel conveners have to inform the EuroSEAS secretariat ( about the paper proposals they have accepted before 1 April 2022.

Call for papers
Please have a look at the criteria.


Histories of Philosophy in a Southeast Asian Perspective

Myanmar’s Uphill Battle and Prospects for Federal Democracy

Politics, ethics, and methods of research in post-coup Myanmar (full)

TechnoEnvironments in Southeast Asia

To heal the colonial wound: Towards decolonial practice of storytelling


A History of Presence: Decolonizing Discourse around Early Modern Southeast Asia (full)

Affect in Sociality in Contemporary Southeast Asia (full)

Aiding Southeast Asia: Exploring further Chinese projection in Southeast Asia (2000-2022)

Ambiguity and its “Enemies” in Southeast Asian Islamic Societies

Animism and Extractivism in Southeast Asia

Are Digital Platforms Solutions to Public Problems? Perspectives from Southeast Asia (full)

Artistic techniques and strategies for community survival and mutual cooperation in contemporary Southeast Asia

Between the seen and the unseen: HIV in Indonesia

Beyond Connectivity: Development and Emerging Challenges in Thailand (full)

Bordering the Unknown: Imagination and Liminal Space across Southeast Asian Frontiers

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

Civil Resistance in Southeast Asia: Patterns and Effectiveness (full)

Civil Society and Democratic Decline in Southeast Asia (full)

Civilian resistance to mass atrocities: Understanding non-violent, militant and alternative responses in Southeast Asia

Climatic Precarity in Southeast Asia: Work, Risk and Exploitation under Climate Change

Compromising Democracy: Agents of Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia

Current studies in the epigraphy of Thailand and Laos

Debating Southeast Asian Art and History: A Special Panel in Honor of Prof. Piriya Krairiksh (full)

Democracy and Education in Indonesia

Democratic ‘Resilience’ and Civic Space in the Pandemic Era: Competing Forces, Adaptation and Survival

De-naturalizing the patron-client paradigm – on the shifts, limitations and decentering of patron-client relations in Southeast Asian politics

Dispossesion in Disaster

Drones, Governance and Civil Society in Southeast Asia

Encounters with Southeast Asian agri-food heritage at home and abroad

Engagement of Taiwan with Southeast Asia under New Southbound Policy (NSP) (full)

Entanglements of Connectivity and Containment: Dispossession, Mobility, and Differentiation in Contemporary Southeast Asia (full)

Ethnographies of the Numinous: Exploring the Social Life of Phi in Thailand and Beyond (full)

EU and ASEAN World Regions as Ecumenes in the Making

From measles to Covid 19. Politics of mass immunizations in Southeast Asia

Gender and sexual pluralism in Southeast Asia

Gendered print cultures in (post)colonial Southeast Asia (full)

Historical anthropology in Asia’s communist highlands: Methods, Contexts, and Ethics (full)

Humour as Politics: Parody, Irony, and Satire in Southeast Asia

Imagining the “West” in Southeast Asia: Construction, Deconstruction and Contestation

Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic in (Southeast) Asia (full)

Indonesian Diplomacy

Industrial Upgrading and Education Reform in Southeast Asia

Intellectuals in Intercontinental Conversations

Joining or Making Worlds of Art?: Knowledge and Creativity in Southeast Asia (full)

Juvenile Detention and Justice Sector Reform in Southeast Asia

Labour in the Time of Corona: Commoning, caring, and coercion during the Covid-19 pandemic

Language and Society in Southeast Asia: Communities, politics, and planning

Liberating Academic Discourse from the Shackles of Politics: Researching Comfort Women in Southeast Asia

Managing Elections in Southeast Asia

Manuscript libraries of South East Asia

Mediatization of Islam: Identity, agency and representation (full)

Medical Business at the Close of the Colonial Era

Military coup in Myanmar: Developments within the opposition (full)

Mining in Indonesia: Present and Future challenges

Myanmar’s Continuing Struggles: Coups, Crises, and Cycles of Violence (full)

Negotiating China in Southeast Asia: (Re)thinking development via infrastructure schemes

New Terrains in Aceh’s History: Rereading Texts, Objects, and Practices

Philippine futures: Myriad work, generative times, and creative descriptions

Power, Print, and Photography: Forging a women’s history of the Philippines

Prisons as a sociopolitical project in Southeast Asia

Propaganda and Public Opinion Manipulation in Southeast Asia’s Cybersphere

Race and Coloniality in Southeast Asia

Re-imagining Agrarian Futures: Anticipation and Climate Change from Below

Reconfiguring the international Vietnamese diaspora and post Đổi mới migration: Citizenship, Networks and Belonging (full)

Researching Sex Work in Southeast Asia: Epistemological, Methodological, and Ethical Considerations 

Religion in the time of Covid-19 in Asia

Shedding light on entangled discourses of development in Laos

Southeast Asia Libraries between Open Science, heritage collections and ethical standards of custodianship

Southeast Asian notions of “debt of gratitude”

Southeast Asian studies in the Ibero-American research landscape: emerging postcolonial perspectives

Stagecraft and Representation of Cambodian Intangible Heritage

TechnoEnvironments in Southeast Asia

Technological Innovations and Changing Temporalities in Colonial Southeast Asia

The Centrality of Islands: Re-conceptualizing anthropogenic interference and natural processes in the Southeast Asia

The Enigma of Authority: Conflict and Continuity in Thai Politics (full)

The Financialization of Everyday Life in Vietnam (full)

The Life Cycle of Indonesian Migrant Workers: From Pre-Departure to Reintegration

The Recognition of Religion and Religious Law in ASEAN States: Risks, Opportunities and Challenges for Human Rights and Peace in the Region

The scope of diplomacy in pre-nineteenth century insular Southeast Asia: from treaty making to land bargaining

Timor-Leste: The long journey from colonialism to independence

Transforming Houses in Southeast Asia: New Materials, Aspirations and Change

Transnational urban modelling in the city making in Southeast Asia (full)

Troubled ways of relating: Humans and More-than-humans in land struggles

Understanding Myanmar in mainland China (or the lack of it): Recent reflections from the field

UNESCO Constructs in Context: Official Cultural Heritage in Southeast Asian States and Communities

Unfolding the Death Penalty in ASEAN/Southeast Asia (full)

Urbanization and Migration in Southeast Asia: Exploring Sustainability and Social Justice

Vintage and “Vinastalgia”: The Uncertainty of Nostalgic Objects in Post-Reform Vietnam (full)

Violence in Duterte’s Philippines

What’s in a claim? Making family, nation and territory in SEA


Alterpolitics in Southeast Asia: A cross-sectoral and trans-national dialogue (full)

Arts and Civic Participation in South East Asia

Myanmar’s Uphill Battle and Prospects for Federal Democracy


Holding Tightly: Custom and Healing in Timor-Leste

TINIG-TUNOG-AN: The Life and Work of Ramón Pagayon Santos

Zooming Out: Viewing Change and Continuity in Burma’s Opium Trade through Adrian Cowell’s The Warlords