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November 2017

GAATW-IS Consultation (Closed Event)

9 November, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10 November, 2017 @ 1:00 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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On 9-10 November SEA Junction and our Director as one of the Board Members will host the International Secretariat of the Global Alliance of Traffic in Women (GAATW-IS)  to discuss the findings of the organizational assessment  recently conducted with the aim of identifying and addressing areas of strengths, weaknesses, gaps, challenges, and opportunities in its programming and operational structure, to better enable it to move forward with a clearer vision and strategic direction, and strengthened operations.   At the meeting, GAATW-IS…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

18 November, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 19 November, 2017 @ 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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GET A BOOK, SUPPORT SEA JUNCTION! Once a month, SEA Junction holds a mini book fair focusing on Southeast Asia. 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 Books from Thailand, ISEAS from 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…

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“All of My Body Was Pain”: Report Discussion by Phil Robertson

24 November, 2017 @ 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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On 24 November 2017 at 6-7.30 PM at SEA Junction, Phil Robertson, the Deputy Director of Human Rights Watch (HRW)’s Asia Division, will discuss the recently launched report "All of My Body Was Pain: Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Burma.” The context of the report is the latest attacks against Rohingyas in Rakhine State, which were launched on 25 August 2017 in retaliation for the raids on 30 police posts and an army base allegedly by the Arakan…

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December 2017

Quo Vadis Philippines? Public Lecture by Filipino historian Dr. Maria Serena I. Diokno

9 December, 2017 @ 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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The Philippines will rank among the top performers in the region in 2017, yet there are risks related to domestic governance and security developments. Filipino historian Dr. Maria Serena I. Diokno will take a look at her country’s past and present to analyze its current conditions and implications for the future. She will reflect on the rise of populism globally, regionally and in the country and on the combination of new and past traditional forms of leaderships in changing socio-economic…

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The Night Crawlers of Manila: Photojournalism Against the Filipino War on Drugs

10 December, 2017 @ 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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The weekend of 9-10 December at SEA Junction is devoted to the Philippines and its current conditions. After the public lecture “Quo Vadis Philippines” on 9 December at 5PM by historian and former chair of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, Maria Serena I. Diokno, on 10 December at 5PM, photographer Raffy Lerma will talk about the work and mission of the “Night Crawlers of Manila”. The Night Crawlers is an unofficial group of journalists, some working for media…

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“Bou (Bride)” Screening and Discussion

15 December, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 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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According to UNHCR there were 59,100 Rohingya refugees last June in Malaysia, but it is generally assumed that the numbers are much higher. While a lot has been said about trafficking to escape conflict, less attention has been given to the impact on women and girls.  The Malaysian director, Mahi Ramakrishnan is trying to address this gap. In her documentary, Bodies for Sale –shown at SEA Junction last year-- she exposed how Rohingya women and girls become victims of sexual…

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Fiery Funeral: Cremation Rites in Bali by Garret Kam

21 December, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 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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This presentation by culture expert and artist Garret Kam to be held on 21 December at 5.30PM at SEA Junction will describe the spectacular rituals used by Hindu-Buddhist Balinese in Indonesia to cremate their dead and set them free from worldly ties. The speaker will use photo images and videos to describe the complex ceremonies including the use of funeral effigies. Similarities and differences with cremation rites in Thailand will also be discussed.  A lecture on the same topic was…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

23 December, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 24 December, 2017 @ 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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GET A BOOK, SUPPORT SEA JUNCTION! Once a month, SEA Junction holds a mini book fair focusing on Southeast Asia. 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 Books from Thailand, ISEAS from 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…

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January 2018

Dazzling Dances of Indonesia

January 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

A troupe from the Yogyakarta Indonesian Institute of the Arts and Theater KQ Yogyakarta will play a spectrum of traditional and contemporary performing arts from Indonesia on Sunday 14 January at 5-6.30 PM in the Auditorium, 5th Floor Bangkok Arts and Culture Center (BACC). This unique event, using a combination of live and recorded music, is organized by SEA Junction in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Bangkok, Thailand. The centerpiece is a contemporary theater and…

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Opening Photo Exhibition “Last Stand for Pom Mahakam” by Jan Daga

January 16 @ 5:30 pm - 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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“Last stand for Pom Mahakan" is a week-long photo exhibition to be held at SEA Junction on 16-22 January 2018 that is dedicated to the community of Fort Mahakan, a historical heritage site located in the center of the city of Bangkok.  Mahakan Fort marks the entrance to the Royal City, also called Ratanakosin Island. Once, the city was encircled by a wall punctuated by 14 such forts and 16 gates and further protected by a canal, but today Mahakan…

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