On 21 October 2023, SEASREP held a meeting in Makati City, Philippines with the directors of selected Southeast Asian and ASEAN Studies Research Centers in the region. The meeting, the first of its kind for SEASREP, was a follow-up activity to its previous project, “Scanning the Landscape of Southeast Asian Studies in Southeast Asia.” It was held to disseminate the results of said project and brainstorm ways to strengthen institutional collaboration in the region.

The meeting was attended by the following directors:

  • Vireak Khek, Director, Asia Research Center, Royal Academy of Cambodia, Cambodia
  • Bambang Tri Kurnianto, Director, Southeast Asian Studies Center, Universitas Tulungagung, Indonesia
  • Yulida Santoso, Managing Director, ASEAN Study Center, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
  • Ninne Zahara Silviani, Director, ASEAN Study Center, Universitas Internasional Batam, Indonesia
  • Bouadam Sengkhamkoutlavong, Director, Asia Research Center, National University of Laos, Laos
  • Nor Suzylah Sohaimi, Director, UUM-Research Institute for Indonesia, Thailand & Singapore, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Fernando Santiago, Jr., Director, Southeast Asia Research Center and Hub, De La Salle University, Philippines
  • Antoinette Raquiza, Asst. to the Dean for Public Affairs, Asian Center, University of the Philippines – Diliman, Philippines
  • Nisit Panthamit, Director, Center for ASEAN Studies, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Sineenat Sermcheep, Director, ASEAN Studies Center, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Onanong Thippimol, Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Thammasat University, Thailand
It was also attended by members of the SEASREP Board of Trustees:

  • Maria Serena I. Diokno, Executive Director, SEASREP Foundation, Philippines
  • Maitrii Aung-Thwin, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Muhammad Arafat bin Mohamad, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Unviersiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei
  • Vatthana Pholsena, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Mala Rajo Sathian, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
  • Abdul Wahid, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

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