Centre Asie du Sud-Est - CASE

Research undertaken by the Center includes interdisciplinary work on 11 South East Asian countires (Burma, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, East Timor, Laos, Malasia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam) and also on neighbouring regions and states, such as Papua New Guinea, Taiwan and South China.

Taking a cultural perspective on "South East Asia", CASE researchers examine the singularities, points of convergence, and relationships between the diverse societies in this vast region, which has an increasingly important role in today's world. 

The Center has a very active international in-house journal, Archipel, devoted to the South East Asia region.



Modes of Authority and Æsthetic Practices from South to Southeast Asia

Wednesday 23 May 2018 to Friday 25 May 2018

Aesthetic practices, in their material and immaterial manifestations, are often associated with modes of legitimation of authority, whether political, religious, or of some other type. From South Asia to Maritime Southeast Asia, aesthetic forms and practices, be they visual, musical, choreographic, theatrical, or narrative (or a combination of these), contribute to the establishment of legitimacy...