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January 2019

Module 21: Ecological Design

January 14 @ 8:30 am - January 18 @ 5:30 pm

Registration: 14 Jan 2019 at 08:30 – 18 Jan 2019 at 17:30 Details In this module the concept of ‘design’ has been expanded to be ‘co-created design with nature’, including not only physical aspects of community but also core values about the purpose of life. Participants will also inquire into forms of human relationships with each other and with nature, and economic practices that will enhance wellbeing of all. Based on a real traditional village in Northern Thailand, the facilitator,…

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Module 22: Cultural Repair & Re-designing Harmonios Organization

January 23 @ 8:30 am - January 25 @ 4:30 pm
Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok
Bangkok, Thailand
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Registration: 23 Jan 2019 at 08:30 – 25 Jan 2019 at 16:30 Details Thought leaders of every discipline recognize major problems with modernity. While it has provided some improvements, it has also led to a terrifying increase of physical diseases, mental disorders, and collapsing social systems, particularly in the global North. It is vitally necessary for modern societies to initiate a systematic process of cultural repair, adding back in lost, forgotten, or undervalued traditional cultural elements. This workshop will offer…

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Call for Applications: Graduate Student Workshop for Southeast Asian Studies

January 30

Registration: January 30, 2019 This two-day dissertation writing workshop for UC students will be held Friday-Saturday, May 3-4, 2019 at UC Berkeley. The deadline to submit applications is January 30, 2019. The Center for Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA and the Center for Southeast Asia Studies at UC Berkeley are accepting applications for participation in a two-day writing workshop for Ph.D. candidates currently enrolled at any University of California campus whose research in the humanities and social sciences focuses on Southeast Asia.…

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Module 24: Community Organizing for Empowerment + Exposure Visit

January 31 @ 8:30 am - February 12 @ 5:30 pm

Registration: 31 Jan 2019 at 08:30 – 12 Feb 2019 at 17:30 Details Most social change initiatives without serious people’s participation do not last. Community organizing for empowerment is a fine art with people participation as a core value. Although it takes time and the process is complicated, it warrants serious attention from community change leaders as the outcome is more likely to sustain. Participants will visit some success stories of communities that have gone through this process and learn…

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February 2019

“Community Leadership for Earth Rights”

February 1

EarthRights International’s Mekong School is a training program for civil society advocates from the Mekong region (China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) who are working on environmental and human rights issues.  The theme of the seven month-long program is “Community Leadership for Earth Rights.”  The curriculum integrates campaign, storytelling and legal advocacy strategies used to address earth rights abuses caused by large-scale development projects, with a strong focus on land rights, environmental and social impact assessments, regional investors…

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2019 EarthRights School Application

February 1

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 session of the EarthRights School. Please read the Program Information before completing the application. All forms are attached. Applications or questions may be emailed to ersmm@earthrights.org. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 1, 2019. ——- EarthRights International (ERI) believes in the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment, which we define as earth rights. We recognize that a healthy environment cannot be maintained without respect…

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Southeast Asia – Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

February 22

Registration: February 22, 2019 FLAS fellowships are designed to support graduate and undergraduate students who are studying Southeast Asian languages and area studies courses at Intermediate level or higher. Languages for academic year fellowships are Filipino, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai or Vietnamese. In summer, additional SEA languages are eligible. The U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program supports training in modern foreign languages and related area studies.  New and continuing graduate students in all disciplines may…

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Master of Arts in Human Rights and Democratisation [Asia Pacific Program]

February 24 - February 28

A program co-funded by the European Commission, the Master of Arts in Human Rights and Democratisation-Asia Pacific Program or APMA, is the region’s premier degree in human rights and democratisation. The degree offers students the opportunity to study both at Mahidol University and one of four selected universities in the Asia Pacific, each with a particular expertise in human rights and democratisation. The four partner universities are: Ateneo de Manila Law School (the Philippines) Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia) Kathmandu School…

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Colonial Experiences and Their Legacies in Southeast Asia

February 26 - March 1

Registration: March 1, 2019 This multidisciplinary summer institute, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer four weeks of context-rich exploration of the multiple ways in which Southeast Asian societies responded to colonial presences and how the legacies of these experiences have shaped subsequent efforts to forge national identities, envision independent political futures, and imagine new relationships between the state and its citizens. Moving chronologically from the late-19th century to the post-independence period, the institute program will engage key…

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Summer Course: Borderland Critical Approaches to Field Research in the Global South

February 27 - February 28
Chiang Mai Thailand

Registration: February 28, 2019 The Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development (RCSD), Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University in collaboration with IARU International Alliance of Research Universities is organizing a summer course “Borderland: Critical Approaches to Field Research in the Global South” during 24 June – 19 July 2019 in Chiang Mai. The course is jointly designed by UC Berkeley, the Københavns Universitet - University of Copenhagen and Chiang Mai University. Themes addressed in the course include:…

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