Informal book discussion “Islam, Minorities and Identity in Southeast Asia” by Ahmad Suaedy
August 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
On 21 August at 10.30 SEA Junction will host Ahmad Suaedy Commissioner at Ombudsman Republic of Indonesia, Asian Pacific Intellectual Fellows of the Nippon Foundation and researcher at the Wahid Institute to discuss his recently published book “Islam, Minorities and Identity in Southeast Asia”.
The book, based on research conducted for more than a decade, focuses on identity issues and politics in Southeast Asia and discusses Muslim minorities in mainland Southeast Asia and the Philippines and Singapore as well as other religious and ethnic minorities in Malaysia and Indonesia –the majority Muslim countries of the region Southeast Asiasea
Ahmad Suaedy is in Thailand to give a public lecture at Thammasat University in the afternoon of 21 August, and is taking this occasion to also visit SEA junction and have more informal interaction with the Indonesian community and other interested parties (in English).
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SEA Junction, OUR Venue on Southeast Asia
SEA Junction aims to foster understanding and appreciation of Southeast Asia in all its socio-cultural dimensions –from arts and lifestyles to economy and development. Conveniently located at Room 408 of the Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre or BACC (across MBK, BTS National Stadium) SEA junction facilitates public access to knowledge resources and exchanges among students, practitioners and Southeast Asia lovers. For more information see www.seajunction.org and join the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1693055870976440/