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May 2024

Book Launch and Discussion “Outsourcing the Polity; Non-State Welfare, Inequality and Resistance in Myanmar”

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Background 'Outsourcing the Polity; Non-State Welfare, Inequality and Resistance in Myanmar” offers a new account of social outsourcing and non-state social provisioning in post-independence Myanmar, with clear implications for understanding the post-coup context. Grounded in extensive research during Myanmar's decade of partial civilian rule (2011–2021), the book examines how ideals and practices of non-state welfare - charity, philanthropy and social provisioning beyond the state - can both sustain democratic resistance and entrench inequality over time. The book, recently published by…

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41st #WhatsHappeninginMyanmar Monthly Updates

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

On 28 May 2024 at 5-6 pm (Bangkok Time), SEA Junction in collaboration with Mizzima as a media partner will hold the 41st  #WhatsHappeninginMyanmar Monthly Updates. This update series was started soon after the coup d’état in Myanmar with the aim of contributing to a greater understanding of the crisis situation there for informed action in support of the democratic movement in the country and beyond. Since February 2021, Myanmar has been in turmoil as the Myanmar Army, known as…

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Documentary Screening and Discussion “Dirty Vote”

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Background On 29 May at 5.30-8.00 pm the Indonesian documentary Dirty Vote will be screened at SEA Junction. This documentary has been a controversial hit when it was released on YouTube few days before the Presidential Election held on 14 February 2024 in Indonesia and got 20 million viewers in the first two weeks. Directed by Dandhy Dwi Laksono, the documentary features three Indonesian constitutional law experts, namely Bivitri Susanti, Feri Amsari, and Zainal Arifin Mochtar sharing their views…

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June 2024

WeMend: Stitching Connections Talk

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Talk and Workshops by Womanifesto – International Art Exchange in collaboration with SEA JUNCTION WeMend is an ongoing social and workshop space inviting visitors and community groups to join in the ongoing activity to sew/embroider/patch/upcycle pieces of fabric together. Background WeMend is a project by Womanifesto – International Art Exchange (Thailand) and was first installed for the exhibition Womanifesto: Flowing Connections at Bangkok Art & Culture Center from September to December 2023. As a continuation, we are inviting the setting up of further workshops in various…

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WeMend: Stitching Connections Workshop

June 16 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Talk and Workshops by Womanifesto – International Art Exchange in collaboration with SEA JUNCTION WeMend is an ongoing social and workshop space inviting visitors and community groups to join in the ongoing activity to sew/embroider/patch/upcycle pieces of fabric together. Background WeMend is a project by Womanifesto – International Art Exchange (Thailand) and was first installed for the exhibition Womanifesto: Flowing Connections at Bangkok Art & Culture Center from September to December 2023. As a continuation, we are inviting the setting up of further workshops in various…

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42nd #WhatsHappeninginMyanmar Monthly Updates

June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On 18 June 2024 at 3-4pm (Bangkok Time), SEA Junction in collaboration with Mizzima as a media partner will hold the 42nd  #WhatsHappeninginMyanmar Monthly Updates. This update series was started soon after the coup d’état in Myanmar with the aim of contributing to a greater understanding of the crisis situation there for informed action in support of the democratic movement in the country and beyond. Since February 2021, Myanmar has been in turmoil as the Myanmar Army, known as Tatmadaw,…

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Compassion Without Borders: A World Refugee Day Event

Event background Amidst the ongoing crisis in Myanmar, triggered by the military coup in 2021, millions have been forced to flee their homes, seeking safety within the country and across its borders. In commemoration of World Refugee Day, Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) in partnership with the Asia Research Center for Migration of Chulalongkorn University (ARCM), the Rohingya Association in Southeast Asia, Spirit in Education Movement (SEM) and SEA Junction aim to raise awareness and understanding of this ongoing humanitarian…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book and Craft Fair

June 22 @ 11:00 am - June 23 @ 7:00 pm

Once a month, SEA Junction holds a mini book and craft fair focusing on Southeast Asia. For the books, three kinds of books are available: New books given in consignment from recognized publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Book and River Book from Thailand, ISEAS from Singapore and Yayasan Pustaka Obor from Indonesia. As a special highlight this month, there's a restocking of books from Thai publishers. New and used books that are double…

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July 2024

WeMend: Stitching Connections Workshop

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Talk and Workshops by Womanifesto – International Art Exchange in collaboration with SEA JUNCTION WeMend is an ongoing social and workshop space inviting visitors and community groups to join in the ongoing activity to sew/embroider/patch/upcycle pieces of fabric together. Background WeMend is a project by Womanifesto – International Art Exchange (Thailand) and was first installed for the exhibition Womanifesto: Flowing Connections at Bangkok Art & Culture Center from September to December 2023. As a continuation, we are inviting the setting up of further workshops in various…

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Film Screening and Discussion “Powerlands”

July 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In the documentary “Powerlands” a Navajo filmmaker, Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso, investigates displacement of indigenous people and devastation of the environment caused by the same chemical companies that have exploited the land where she was born. On this personal and political journey she learns from indigenous activists across three continents, including in Asia. From the La Guajira region in rural Colombia, the Tampakan region of the Philippines, the Tehuantepec Isthmus of Mexico, and the protests at Standing Rock, this award-winning…

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