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November 2019

Book Discussion “Ramayana: Footprints in Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage” by Anita Bose

21 November, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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The ancient Indian mythological tale of Ramayana has had, together with the other major epic in Sanskrit of Mahabharata, a deep influence in Southeast Asia. The story line is apparently simple with the good king Ram who fights and is victorious over the evil Ravana, but it conveys complex messages of dharma, karma, loyalty, devotion to parents and duty towards citizens. Originally written by sage Valmiki, the Ramayana has been interpreted and adapted in different ways it according to the…

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Celebrating World Children’s Day for All (Bazaar, Creative Activities for Children and Panel Discussion)

23 November, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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World Children’s Day, held on November 20th each year, celebrates the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). This year, 2019, marks thirty years since the convention was introduced in 1989, and SEA Junction would like to mark the occasion on Saturday, November 23rd, with children’s activities, international youth performances, and a panel discussion focusing on refugee children and their right to play and education. Children from migrant and refugee backgrounds face a number of challenges in…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book and Craft Fair

23 November, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 24 November, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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Once a month, SEA Junction holds a mini book and craft fair focusing on Southeast Asia. For the books, three kinds of books are displayed: New books given in consignment from recognized publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Book from Thailand, ISEAS form Singapore and Yayasan Pustaka Obor from Indonesia New and used books that are double to those of SEA Junction’s Library. They include books in Thai, English and Indonesian on various issues…

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Panel Discussion “Upholding the Right to Learn and Play for Young Refugees in Southeast Asia”

23 November, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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World Children’s Day, held on November 20th each year, celebrates the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). This year, 2019, marks thirty years since the convention was introduced in 1989, and SEA Junction would like to mark the occasion on Saturday, November 23rd, with children’s activities, international youth performances, and a panel discussion focusing on refugee children and their right to play and education. Children from migrant and refugee backgrounds face a number of challenges in…

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December 2019

5th Event of the “The Rice of Southeast Asia” Series: Photo Exhibition “Rice Terraces in the Greater Mekong Sub-region” by Giuseppe di Mauro

3 December, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 15 December, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

In recognition of the centrality of rice in Southeast Asian culture, in 2017 SEA Junction in collaboration with Asiatopia launched the series the “Rice of Southeast Asia”. The series aimed to explore the various dimensions of rice, from mythology and culture to science and agriculture through lectures, exhibitions and other events. The 5th event to the series will be a solo photo exhibition on the “Rice Terraces of the Greater Mekong Sub-region” by photographer Giuseppe Di Mauro, which will find…

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Launch of the Report “CSO Sustainability Index in Thailand”

3 December, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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In Thailand, like also in other countries in the region, the role of CSOs has been crucial in the cycle of addressing various social concerns, ranging from human rights violation to ensuring the well-being of the vulnerable sectors in the society. However, due to current shrinking civic space and rising tension of unfavorable laws, the challenges in securing funds amongst CSOs to sustain their activities in the long-run have become much more visible.  Hence, it is vital to come up…

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Creating Inclusive Education in Thailand

4 December, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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Today, in Thailand, there is an estimated 400,000 migrant youth below the age of 16 years-old living in the country. Of those numbers, approximately 150,000 youth are in Thai public schools, with an additional 30,000 receiving education from Migrant Learning Centers. However, this leaves over 200,000 school-aged youth without access to education. For the past decades, tremendous efforts have been made to create both formal and informal learning opportunities for these youth. This year, a culmination of grassroot efforts paid…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book and Craft Fair

21 December, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 22 December, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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Once a month, SEA Junction holds a mini book and craft fair focusing on Southeast Asia. For the books, three kinds of books are displayed: New books given in consignment from recognized publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Book from Thailand, ISEAS form Singapore and Yayasan Pustaka Obor from Indonesia New and used books that are double to those of SEA Junction’s Library. They include books in Thai, English and Indonesian on various issues…

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January 2020

Southeast Asia Mini Book and Craft Fair

January 18 @ 11:00 am - January 19 @ 7:00 pm
SEA Junction, Room 408, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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Once a month, SEA Junction holds a mini book and craft fair focusing on Southeast Asia. For the books, three kinds of books are displayed: New books given in consignment from recognized publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Book from Thailand, ISEAS form Singapore and Yayasan Pustaka Obor from Indonesia New and used books that are double to those of SEA Junction’s Library. They include books in Thai, English and Indonesian on various issues…

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Opening Reception of “Thailand Young Artists: Our Country, Our Future” Art Exhibition

January 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In October 2019, the World Bank launched the “Thailand Young Artists: Our Country, Our Future” art contest, as part of the 70th anniversary celebration and launch of the new Country Partnership Framework between the Government of Thailand and the World Bank Group, to create an opportunity for the new generation to express and voice their aspirations, goals and opinions on the critical issues facing the country and the future of Thailand.  Over 300 Thai children and youth from across the country, from Bangkok to…

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