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May 2016

Renovation SEA Junction Venue

15 May, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 15 June, 2016 @ 9:00 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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June 2016

Soft launching of SEA Junction

25 June, 2016 @ 5:00 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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Tentative Program Welcoming Remarks by Rosalia Sciortino, Founder and Executive Director SEA Junction Blessing of Venue Introduction of mission, vision and activities of SEA Junction by Rosalia Sciortino, Founder and Executive Director SEA Junction Reflection on People to People Connectivity in ASEAN and the GMS by Jingjiai Hanchanlash, Honorary Chairman Greater Mekong Subregion Business Forum Pencak Silat Performance by KPSN Nusantara Thailand (in memor of the late Master O'ong Maryono, spouse of Rosalia Sciortino) Cutting of the ribbon by Ms…

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August 2016

DIY Coasters Class with Southeast Asian Textiles

9 August, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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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A class on DIY drink coasters made of Southeast Asia textiles by Christine Chin, Learn how to weave together fabric from different Southeast Asian countries into a larger design in an inspiring environment. Please join us on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 10 am. IT IS FREE! You are expected to bring a small needle and the material of your choice, but if you prefer we also have textiles available for a small contribution.

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September 2016

Two-days orientation on Southeast Asia for SSEAYP 2016

29 September, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 30 September, 2016 @ 12:30 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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SEA Junction will provide a two-days orientation to a group of Thai youth selected to participate in the Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP) 2016. The 42-year SSEAYP aims to promote friendship and mutual understanding among the youths of Japan and the ten Southeast Asian countries, to broaden their perspectives and to strengthen their spirit of cooperation. To achieve this objective, participants live together on a ship for two months traveling across Southeast Asian countries, introducing their culture…

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October 2016

Concert of Bang Khnai Music Band

13 October, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Date: 13 November 2016 Time 1.30-3.30 pm Organizers: SEA Junction Concert of Bang Khnai Music Band For the first time SEA Junction will host a concert at its venue on 13 November at 1.30-3.30PM. The Bang Khnai Music Band is a mixture band of Thai Sting and Musical Music instruments as was popular in Bangkok around 100 years ago.The songs are mostly well known Thai traditional music composed by famous musicians. The most prominent are Laos Duang Doen and Khamen…

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November 2016

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

5 November, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6 November, 2016 @ 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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The SEA Junction’s Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair is a monthly event on the first weekend of each month in the space in front of SEA Junction, Room 408, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) from 11 am to 7 pm. The Mini Book Fair showcases a limited collection of books on various aspects of Southeast Asia consisting of two kinds of books: (1) New books from Silkworm Books from Thailand, Yayasan Pustaka Obor Indonesia and other recognised  publishers with…

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Introduction to Buddhist Arts in Southeast Asia

13 November, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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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Southeast Asia has been strongly influenced by Buddhism since the 6th century AD. Both Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism played important roles in the development of art in the region, as can be seen in Buddha images, stupas and pavilions. All across the countries of Southeast Asia that are predominantly Buddhist such as Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, temples are beautified with various styles of stupas, and also in the other countries in the region ancient stupas are admired for their…

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Photo Exhibition and Documentary “The Campers: Micro-Cosmopolitanism of the Refugee’s World”

20 November, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 27 November, 2016 @ 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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Long before Thailand became a magnet for labor migration in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, it was the main destination for flows spurred by conflict and war. Yet, Thailand does not subscribe to international refugee conventions and does not formally recognize refugees. So-called displaced persons from Myanmar are placed in camps near the border the first of which was “temporarily” built in Tak Province in 1984 with other located in Mae Hong Son, Kanchanaburi and Ratchaburi provinces. In the camps de…

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2nd Conversation on Regional Development: Chinese Tourism in Southeast Asia: A Blessing for All?

22 November, 2016 @ 5:00 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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Today tourism is a buzzword for a quick and easy development paradigm. Yet, stories of both glory and horror in tourism abound. The glory stories are often related to income and employment generation, the attraction of foreign exchange, the opportunities that tourism could provide for regional, rural and community development, as well as the opportunity to use tourism as a means for education in history, culture, nature and conservation. The horror stories, on the other hand, tend to emphasize the…

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LGBT Rights Under Siege in Indonesia: Public Lecture by Dede Oetomo

29 November, 2016 @ 5:00 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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SEA Junction is collaborating with APCOM and the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southeast Asia Heinrich to organize a public lecture by renowned Indonesian LBGT activist and Chair of APCOM, Dédé Oetomo on 29 November 2016 at 5-7pm. He will provide an in-depth analysis of the wave of attacks to LGBT people and communities in the context of the current socio-political and religious situation of Indonesia. The lecture is part of the 10 year anniversary celebration of APCOM and will also serve…

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December 2016

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

3 December, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4 December, 2016 @ 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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The SEA Junction’s Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair is a monthly event on the first weekend of each month in the space in front of SEA Junction, Room 408, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) from 11 am to 7 pm. The Mini Book Fair showcases a limited collection of books on various aspects of Southeast Asia consisting of two kinds of books: (1) New books from Silkworm Books from Thailand, Yayasan Pustaka Obor Indonesia and other recognised publishers with…

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One Myanmar: Documentary Screening, Books Presentation and Panel Discussion on Diversity in Contemporary Myanmar

18 December, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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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Myanmar/Burma is an incredibly diverse country, but this cultural richness does not come without a number of serious political challenges. The democratic transition leading to the landslide victory of the National League for Democracy and its President and long-time opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, while bringing hopes of freedom, transparency and good governance has also exacerbated ethnic and religious tensions, especially to the Muslim Rohingya community and other ethnic groups in the border area. In this context, a group of…

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January 2017

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

7 January, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 8 January, 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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The SEA Junction’s Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair is a monthly event on the first weekend of each month in the space in front of SEA Junction, Room 408, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) from 11 am to 7 pm. The Mini Book Fair showcases a limited collection of books on various aspects of Southeast Asia consisting of two kinds of books: New books from Silkworm Books from Thailand, Yayasan Pustaka Obor Indonesia and other recognised publishers with an…

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Launching Photo Exhibition “Harsh Life on Shore: Migrant Workers in the Thai Fishing Industry”

28 January, 2017 @ 4:30 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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In recent years, the harsh labor practices and poor living and work conditions of migrants from Cambodia and Myanmar in the fishing and seafood industry in Thailand have received international attention and prompted demands for systemic reform. Photographer Rahman Mahmud's insights powerfully illustrate the Cambodian migrant children, women and men who sustain the industry with their exploited labor. In his words: “I have spent hours during the day in a fishing pier. A vessel arrives, the workers on board unloads…

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Photo Exhibition “Harsh Life on Shore: Migrant Workers in the Thai Fishing Industry”

29 January, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 5 February, 2017 @ 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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In recent years, the harsh labor practices and poor living and work conditions of migrants from Cambodia and Myanmar in the fishing and seafood industry in Thailand have received international attention and prompted demands for systemic reform. Photographer Rahman Mahmud's insights powerfully illustrate the Cambodian migrant children, women and men who sustain the industry with their exploited labor. In his words: “I have spent hours during the day in a fishing pier. A vessel arrives, the workers on board unloads…

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February 2017

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

4 February, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5 February, 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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The SEA Junction's Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair is a monthly event on the first weekend of each month in the space in front of SEA Junction, Room 408, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) from 11 am to 7 pm. The Mini Book Fair showcases a limited collection of books on various aspects of Southeast Asia consisting of two kinds of books: New books from Silkworm Books from Thailand, Indonesia and Yayasan Pustaka Obor of Recognised publishers with an…

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Art Works Exhibition “Post-Traumatic Art Disorder: Aesthetics and Activism in Singapore”

11 February, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 17 February, 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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In this public lecture on 10 February 2017 at 4.30-6.30 PM Singaporean visual artist Seelan Palay speaks on his process as an artist and activist responding to the socio-political context of Singapore and the concerns and complex conditions found in our present-day, globalized society. He aims to elaborate on what it means to practice art and the freedom of expression despite multiple structures of power and control. The presentation includes images and videos of past works, as well as an…

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Public Lecture “Post-Traumatic Art Disorder: Aesthetics and Activism in Singapore”

11 February, 2017 @ 4:30 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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In this public lecture on 10 February 2017 at 4.30-6.30 PM Singaporean visual artist Seelan Palay speaks on his process as an artist and activist responding to the socio-political context of Singapore and the concerns and complex conditions found in our present-day, globalized society. He aims to elaborate on what it means to practice art and the freedom of expression despite multiple structures of power and control. The presentation includes images and videos of past works, as well as an…

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Launching Photo Exhibition “Facing Trance in Indonesia”

18 February, 2017 @ 4:30 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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If the face is the mirror of a soul, then what should reflect one's who is or is believed to be in trance or possessed by spirits? The exhibition to be held on 18-25 February at SEA Junction is an attempt by the photographer Eva Rapoport to find answers to this question. She does this by documenting Kuda Lumping ("flat or leathered horse"), a traditional Javanese trance performed in traditional village ceremonies of transition for births, circumcision, marriage, house dedication…

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Photo Exhibition “Facing Trance in Indonesia”

19 February, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 22 February, 2017 @ 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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If the face is the mirror of a soul, then what should reflect one's who is or is believed to be in trance or possessed by spirits? The exhibition to be held on 18-25 February at SEA Junction is an attempt by the photographer Eva Rapoport to find answers to this question. She does this by documenting Kuda Lumping ("flat or leathered horse"), a traditional Javanese trance performed in traditional village ceremonies of transition for births, circumcision, marriage, house dedication…

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Naive Painting Class and Exhibition by Erica

25 February, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 5 March, 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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In the week of 25 February to 4 March, painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni will provide a series of painting classes for both children and adults to introduce them to her colorful world. Erica is well-known in Indonesia and internationally as “Art’s Most Playful Child” because of her distinct, expressive character and naive paintings, hundreds distributed among collectors and galleries in the country and abroad. Born in Yogyakarta, Java in 1971, Erica started painting in primary school, joining a children’s drawing…

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Naive Painting Class and Exhibition by Erica

25 February, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 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 the week of 25 February to 4 March, painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni will provide a series of painting classes for both children and adults to introduce them to her colorful world. Erica is well-known in Indonesia and internationally as “Art’s Most Playful Child” because of her distinct, expressive character and naive paintings, hundreds distributed among collectors and galleries in the country and abroad. Born in Yogyakarta, Java in 1971, Erica started painting in primary school, joining a children’s drawing…

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Naive Painting Class and Exhibition by Erica

26 February, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 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 the week of 25 February to 4 March, painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni will provide a series of painting classes for both children and adults to introduce them to her colorful world. Erica is well-known in Indonesia and internationally as “Art’s Most Playful Child” because of her distinct, expressive character and naive paintings, hundreds distributed among collectors and galleries in the country and abroad. Born in Yogyakarta, Java in 1971, Erica started painting in primary school, joining a children’s drawing…

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Naive Painting Class and Exhibition by Erica

28 February, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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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In the week of 25 February to 4 March, painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni will provide a series of painting classes for both children and adults to introduce them to her colorful world. Erica is well-known in Indonesia and internationally as “Art’s Most Playful Child” because of her distinct, expressive character and naive paintings, hundreds distributed among collectors and galleries in the country and abroad. Born in Yogyakarta, Java in 1971, Erica started painting in primary school, joining a children’s drawing…

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March 2017

Naive Painting Class and Exhibition by Erica

1 March, 2017 @ 5:30 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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In the week of 25 February to 4 March, painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni will provide a series of painting classes for both children and adults to introduce them to her colorful world. Erica is well-known in Indonesia and internationally as “Art’s Most Playful Child” because of her distinct, expressive character and naive paintings, hundreds distributed among collectors and galleries in the country and abroad. Born in Yogyakarta, Java in 1971, Erica started painting in primary school, joining a children’s drawing…

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Naive Painting Class and Exhibition by Erica

2 March, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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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In the week of 25 February to 4 March, painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni will provide a series of painting classes for both children and adults to introduce them to her colorful world. Erica is well-known in Indonesia and internationally as “Art’s Most Playful Child” because of her distinct, expressive character and naive paintings, hundreds distributed among collectors and galleries in the country and abroad. Born in Yogyakarta, Java in 1971, Erica started painting in primary school, joining a children’s drawing…

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Naive Painting Class and Exhibition by Erica

4 March, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 5 March, 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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In the week of 25 February to 4 March, painter Erica Hestu Wahyuni will provide a series of painting classes for both children and adults to introduce them to her colorful world. Erica is well-known in Indonesia and internationally as “Art’s Most Playful Child” because of her distinct, expressive character and naive paintings, hundreds distributed among collectors and galleries in the country and abroad. Born in Yogyakarta, Java in 1971, Erica started painting in primary school, joining a children’s drawing…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

11 March, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12 March, 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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The SEA Junction’s Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair is a monthly event on the first weekend of each month in the space in front of SEA Junction, Room 408, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) from 11 am to 7 pm. This month, however, the  Mini Book Fair has been moved to the second weekend due to the painting exhibition in the previous weekend. The Mini Book Fair showcases a limited collection of books on various aspects of Southeast Asia…

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Public Lecture “The Making of Yangon Echoes” by Virginia Henderson & Tim Webster

25 March, 2017 @ 4:30 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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Public Lecture "The Making of Yangon Echoes: Doing Oral Histories and Heritage Reseach In Myanmar" by Virginia Henderson & Tim Webster   I Can Defend Myself: Helen and Kitty, Shwe Taung Dan Street   The public talk by Virginia Henderson and Tim Webster will be an exploration of notions and values of heritage and home, based on their book "Yangon Echoes". They will also delve into what it implies to do oral histories and heritage research in Myanmar as a…

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How Thai Media Made “Gay Bangkok” by Emeritus Professor Peter A Jackson

28 March, 2017 @ 5:00 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

How Thai Media Made “Gay Bangkok”. Print Media and Activism in Thai Lesbian, Gay and Kathoey History 1965 to 2010 by ” by Emeritus Professor Peter A Jackson. Thailand is well known internationally for its highly visible, diverse and increasingly vocal transgender, lesbian and gay cultures and communities.  In international media, both in the West and in much of Asia, Thailand is often highlighted for its so-called cultural “tolerance” of gender and sexual diversity.  However, in his public talk at…

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April 2017

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

1 April, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2 April, 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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The SEA Junction’s Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair is a monthly event on the first weekend of each month in the space in front of SEA Junction, Room 408, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) from 11 am to 7 pm. This month, however, the Mini Book Fair has been moved to the second weekend due to the painting exhibition in the previous weekend. The Mini Book Fair showcases a limited collection of books on various aspects of Southeast Asia…

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Screening and Discussion “Calalai: In-Betweenness”

9 April, 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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Recently transgender women and men have received unprecedented attention in the West: celebrity trans* people like Caitlyn Jenner, the controversy of the bathroom bills in some American states and recognition of legal genders other than female and male, are daily fare in the media. Even mainstream publications like National Geographic and Time publish special issues on the “gender revolution.” But other cultures have, since time immemorial, recognized multiple, non-binary genders, such as the five genders known in Indonesia’s Bugis culture…

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Indonesian Reverse Glass Paintings Exhibition

15 April, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 22 April, 2017 @ 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks.   Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He…

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Launching Indonesian Reverse Glass Painting Exibition

15 April, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks.   Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He…

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Indonesian Reverse Glass Painting Workshop

15 April, 2017 @ 4:30 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks.   Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He…

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Indonesian Reverse Glass Painting Workshop

16 April, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks.   Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He…

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“Garbage” Wayang Making & Colouring Workshop

16 April, 2017 @ 4:30 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks. Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He cares…

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Indonesian Reverse Glass Painting Workshop

18 April, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks.   Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He…

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“Garbage” Wayang Making & Colouring Workshop

19 April, 2017 @ 5:00 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks. Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He cares…

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“Garbage” Wayang Making & Colouring Workshop

20 April, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks. Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He cares…

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Indonesian Reverse Glass Painting Workshop

21 April, 2017 @ 5:00 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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During 15-22 April SEA-Junction will offer workshops on reverse glass paintings and workshops on making and coloring wayang made by recycled plastic bottles  ('garbage' shadow poppets or wayang uwuh) facilitated by Indonesian painter Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo. His reverse glass paintings will also be exposed during the entire weeks.   Iskandar Harrdjodimuljo is an autodidact painter and artist who has had many group and solo exhibitions in Indonesia and his work is appreciated by local and foreign collectors and art lovers. He…

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May 2017

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

6 May, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 7 May, 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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Like previous months, every first weekend of the month, SEA Junction will hold a mini book fair in the space in front of SEA Junction to showcases a limited collection of new and used books on various aspects of Southeast Asia consisting of two kinds of books: New books from recognised publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Books from Thailand and Yayasan Pustaka Obor of Indonesia. New and used books that are doubles to…

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Concert of Bang Khnai Music Band

20 May, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 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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Concert of Bang Khnai Music Band For the first time, SEA Junction will host a concert, the Bang Khnai Music Band, at its venue on Saturday 20th May from 10.30 am to 12.30pm. The Bang Khnai Music Band combines Thai string and musical instruments that was popular in Bangkok around 100 years ago. The Bang Khnai Band mostly performs well known traditional Thai music composed by famous musicians such as: Laos Duang Doen, Khamen Sai Yok as well as Ratri…

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Book Launching “When Blood and Bones Cry Out: The Soundscape of Healing and Reconciliation in Thai Society” (In Thai language)

21 May, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 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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Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University, in collaboration with SEA Junction, will organize the launch of the recently translated book published by the Institute, When Blood and Bones Cry Out: Journeys through the Soundscape of Healing and Reconciliation by John Paul Lederach and his daughter, Angela Jill Lederach. It is hoped that the book will provide inspiration for conflict transformation and peacebuilding in Thailand concerning the political conflict at the national level and the conflict in…

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June 2017

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

3 June, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4 June, 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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Like previous months, every first weekend of the month, SEA Junction will hold a mini book fair in the space in front of SEA Junction to showcases a limited collection of new and used books on various aspects of Southeast Asia consisting of two kinds of books: New books from recognised publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Books from Thailand and Yayasan Pustaka Obor of Indonesia. New and used books that are doubles to…

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Bukber Potluck Party (Closed Event)

10 June, 2017 @ 5:00 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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Perantau Peduli Indonesia (Peduli), an informal group of Indonesians and others who care about Indonesia in Bangkok, will break the fast at SEA Junction on 10 June starting at 5PM.  This potluck party will provide an opportunity to celebrate the ending of the daily fasting together and strengthen community bonds. Please note that this is a closed even and every participant is expected to bring food and/or drinks to share. For information/reservation for our events please email southeastasiajunction@gmail.com   About…

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1st SEA Junction Anniversary

24 June, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 25 June, 2017 @ 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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SEA Junction, fully ‘Southeast Asia Junction’, is proud to announce that it will be celebrating it’s 1st year anniversary on the 25th of June 2017. For a year already, SEA Junction has strived to realize its aim of facilitating sharing of knowledge and experience on Southeast Asia, whether that be about cultural, economic, political or development themes. We have provided an open library and reading room accessible to everybody with an interest in the topic and we have held a…

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Launching and Discussion of the Book “Bangkok Rasa Lokal”

25 June, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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Event description in English (Untuk Deskripsi dalam Bahasa Indonesia lihat bawah) On 25 April at 1-3 PM SEA Junction will host the launching of the book "Bangkok Rasa Lokal; Wisata Anti Mainstream di Bangkok dan Sekitarnya" or "Exploring Bangkok like Locals; Anti-Mainstream Destinations in Bangkok and Surroundings". Written by three Indonesian women, Irene Diyah, Decita Tulyastri and Pungki Utami, the book is unique in that it presents their view of Bangkok, as inhabitants of the city, for an Indonesian public.…

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July 2017

Launching and Discussion of the Book “Bangkok Rasa Lokal”

2 July, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 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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Event description in English (Untuk Deskripsi dalam Bahasa Indonesia lihat bawah)   On 2 July at 11 AM – 1 PM, SEA Junction will host the launching of the book “Bangkok Rasa Lokal; Wisata Anti Mainstream di Bangkok dan Sekitarnya” or “Exploring Bangkok like Locals; Anti-Mainstream Destinations in Bangkok and Surroundings”. Written by three Indonesian women, Irene Diyah, Decita Tulyastri and Pungki Utami, the book is unique in that it presents their view of Bangkok, as inhabitants of the city, for…

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“Sittwe” Screening and Discussion

6 July, 2017 @ 5:00 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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SEA Junction event on 6 July 2017 at 5-7 PM focuses on ethnic and religious conflict in Myanmar and possible approaches to peace. The program consists of the screening of the short documentary "Sittwe" and a follow-up discussion with the director Jeanne Hallacy and co-producer and peace activist U Myo Win of the Smile Education and Development Foundation, Yangon. Sittwe tells about two teenagers in Burma's Rakhine state who were displaced by communal violence in 2012: a Muslim girl named…

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“The Borneo Case” Screening and Discussion

7 July, 2017 @ 5:30 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 Thailand premiere of The Borneo Case will be at SEA Junction 7 July at 5.30-7.30PM. The documentary is about the tragic destruction of the rainforests in Sarawak. Shuttling between the jungles of Borneo, the UK and Switzerland; the film seeks to unravel the nexus of power and money behind the devastation of vast tracts of virgin forest. The event is doubly special because Mutang Urud --one of the film's main characters - will be at the screening and will…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

8 July, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 9 July, 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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The mini book fair, held once a month in the space in front of SEA Junction, showcases a limited collection of new and used books on various aspects of Southeast Asia consisting of two kinds of books: New books from recognised publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Books from Thailand and Yayasan Pustaka Obor of Indonesia. New and used books that are doubles to those of SEA Junction’s Library or have been donated to…

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Philanthropic Giving and Development in Southeast Asia

21 July, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
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Orientation Classes for MAIDS Students on ASEAN and GMS Regional Integration

25 July, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 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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SEA Junction Director, Dr. Rosalia Sciortino, will provide two orientation classes at SEA Junction to new students of the Master of Arts in International Development Studies (MAIDS) of Chulalongkorn Universities. The one-year (MAIDS) program  is one of the first in Southeast Asia to offer multidisciplinary training in international development with a curriculum that integrates academic, technical, managerial, and professional training in the social sciences.communication and democratization (see further http://maids-chula.org) The orientation classes are meant to introduce the students to the topic…

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Public Lecture “ASEAN Development at Fifty” by Michael Vatikiotis

25 July, 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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Former journalist and Southeast Asia expert Michael Vatikiotis of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue will give a public talk at SEA Junction reflecting on development in ASEAN as it celebrates its 50th Anniversary. Southeast Asia evokes narratives of rapid growth, as a thriving economic hub with an overall annual growth rate of more than 5%.  Yet, a closer look reveals that the benefits and costs of development are not shared equitably among the countries and peoples of the region. Intraregional…

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August 2017

Exhibition “Qilins and Phoenixes: Indonesian Chinese Peranakan Batik”

4 August, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6 August, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Main Hall (in front of Art Cafe), BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330
Bangkok, Thailand
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In 2009 batik -- cloths made using a technique of wax-resist dyeing-- was selected for the World Cultural Intangible Heritage list of UNESCO.  This international aknowledgment recognized the contribution of the diverse cultures of Indonesia, and especially of Javanese culture, to the development and sophistication of this outstanding textile art of Southeast Asia. However, it is also important to recognize the influence of other cultures as important sources of inspirations for visual art and textile production since the end of…

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Public Talk “Qilins and Phoenixes: Indonesian Chinese Peranakan Batik” by Irwan Julianto and Jane Kurnadi

4 August, 2017 @ 5:00 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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In 2009 batik -- cloths made using a technique of wax-resist dyeing-- was selected for the World Cultural Intangible Heritage list of UNESCO.  This international aknowledgment recognized the contribution of the diverse cultures of Indonesia, and especially of Javanese culture, to the development and sophistication of this outstanding textile art of Southeast Asia. However, it is also important to recognize the influence of other cultures as important sources of inspirations for visual art and textile production since the end of…

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Public Talk on Myanmar Glass Paintings by Catherine Raymond

6 August, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 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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Art historian Catherine Raymond will give a public talk entitled "Reverse Glass Paintings: From Mandalay to Mae Hong Son and Back Again" on 6 August 2017 at 4-6PM at SEA Junction. Once very popular, this art form originating from Europe, carefully layering pigment on panes of glass—the backs of which were then made opaque—played a considerable role in the inter-Asian trade: both between Europeans and Asian courts, and between China and Southeast Asia. The talk will present the result of…

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Public Talk by Pairoj Teeraprapa & Kwanpoom Vilaival on the Decorative Designs in Wat Yai Suwannaram Temple

13 August, 2017 @ 11:00 am
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 morning lecture by two graphic experts will highlight the contemporaneity of decorative motifs and designs of the late Ayutthaya period in Wat Yai Suwannaram Temple in Petchaburi Province. According to the description by the Thai Tourism Authority: “the temple, featuring a windowless main shrine hall, houses magnificent 300-year-old murals of mythical angels. Its Sala Kanprian (multi-purpose hall), which was once located in Ayutthaya's Grand Palace, was entirely built of teakwood and decorated with fine woodwork especially at the door panels. There…

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Workshop on Silk-Screen Printing Created from Ayutthaya Stencil Patterns by Kwanpoom Vilaival

13 August, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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Following the morning lecture at SEA Junction on 13 August 2017 by two graphic experts on the contemporaneity of decorative motifs and designs at Wat Yai Suwannaram Temple in Petchaburi Province, a related workshop will be held in the afternoon at the same venue by one of the speakers, former stylist and Thai art designer Kwanpoom Vilaival. The workshop, which is open to both adolescents and adults, aims to teach how to apply the traditional motifs of the late Ayutthaya…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

26 August, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 27 August, 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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The mini book fair, held once a month in the space in front of SEA Junction, showcases a limited collection of new and used books on various aspects of Southeast Asia consisting of two kinds of books:   New books from recognized publishers with an interest in the countries of Southeast Asia including Silkworm Books from Thailand and Yayasan Pustaka Obor of Indonesia. New and used books that are doubles to those of SEA Junction’s Library or have been donated…

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September 2017

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

9 September, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 10 September, 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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October 2017

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

7 October, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 8 October, 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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4th Event of the “The Rice of Southeast Asia” Series: Workshop to Create CACALAN: Balinese Rice-dough Offering Figures

14 October, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 15 October, 2017 @ 5:00 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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Offerings on the island of Bali in Indonesia are an artistic tradition for Hindu-Buddhist religious events, rites of passage, ancestral worship, and animistic ceremonies. Palm leaves, flowers, fruits, rice, and meat are shaped and assembled into an enormous variety of symbolic forms, special colors, and specific amounts that are defined according to Balinese cosmology. There are many variations across the island, from village to town to city to region. After the invisible spiritual essence of the offering is offered and…

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4th Event of the “The Rice of Southeast Asia” Series: Workshop to Create CACALAN: Balinese Rice-dough Offering Figures

14 October, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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Offerings on the island of Bali in Indonesia are an artistic tradition for Hindu-Buddhist religious events, rites of passage, ancestral worship, and animistic ceremonies. Palm leaves, flowers, fruits, rice, and meat are shaped and assembled into an enormous variety of symbolic forms, special colors, and specific amounts that are defined according to Balinese cosmology. There are many variations across the island, from village to town to city to region. After the invisible spiritual essence of the offering is offered and…

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4th Event of the “The Rice of Southeast Asia” Series: Workshop to Create CACALAN: Balinese Rice-dough Offering Figures

15 October, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 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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Offerings on the island of Bali in Indonesia are an artistic tradition for Hindu-Buddhist religious events, rites of passage, ancestral worship, and animistic ceremonies. Palm leaves, flowers, fruits, rice, and meat are shaped and assembled into an enormous variety of symbolic forms, special colors, and specific amounts that are defined according to Balinese cosmology. There are many variations across the island, from village to town to city to region. After the invisible spiritual essence of the offering is offered and…

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4th Event of the “The Rice of Southeast Asia” Series: Workshop to Create CACALAN: Balinese Rice-dough Offering Figures

15 October, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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Offerings on the island of Bali in Indonesia are an artistic tradition for Hindu-Buddhist religious events, rites of passage, ancestral worship, and animistic ceremonies. Palm leaves, flowers, fruits, rice, and meat are shaped and assembled into an enormous variety of symbolic forms, special colors, and specific amounts that are defined according to Balinese cosmology. There are many variations across the island, from village to town to city to region. After the invisible spiritual essence of the offering is offered and…

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Introduction to Students of the International Health Social Sciences Master Program, Mahidol University (Closed Event)

20 October, 2017 @ 6:00 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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Students of the International Health Social Sciences Master Program (IHSSP), Mahidol University will visit SEA Junction to better understand its function as a knowledge resource and also to discuss sexual and reproductive health trends in Southeast Asia. Their visit is part of their study field activity under the course on Gender, Sexuality, and Health, lead by Prof. Dr.  Pimpawun Boonmongkon. Students are from Indonesia, Myanmar and Bagladesh and have diverse backgrounds and area interests. Their research topics include teen pregnancy in Myanmar, child…

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2nd Event Buddhist Art in Southeast Asia: Exploring Buddhist Art in Myanmar

29 October, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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 public talk on 29 October at 11am – 12.30 pm will explore Buddhist arts in Myanmar, starting from the earliest period up to the Mandalay period in the 19th century. Art historian Chedha Tigsanchali introduces stupa Burmese Buddha images, monastery and religious objects from Myanmar and discusses their styles, their iconography as well as their social and cultural function. The lecture will also address the links between Burmese art and other Buddhist schools of art in Southeast Asia. Mainland…

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November 2017

Shift Maps Exhibition

4 November, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4 December, 2017 @ 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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On 4 November 2017 at 5PM, the month-long exhibition “Shift Maps” will be launched at SEA Junction exposing the personal live histories of refugees and migrants living in Bangkok as written and illustrated by them on palm leaf manuscripts made from the Talipot Palm, also known as the ‘Shadow Palm’ (Corypha umbraculifera; Thai: Bai Larn). The bulk of manuscripts were produced in two workshop sessions conducted by Bangkok-based artist Varsha Nair at SEA Junction on 26 and 28 October by…

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Opening Shift Maps Exhibition

4 November, 2017 @ 5:00 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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On 4 November 2017 at 5PM, the month-long exhibition “Shift Maps” will be launched at SEA Junction exposing the personal live histories of refugees and migrants living in Bangkok as written and illustrated by them on palm leaf manuscripts made from the Talipot Palm, also known as the ‘Shadow Palm’ (Corypha umbraculifera; Thai: Bai Larn). The bulk of manuscripts were produced in two workshop sessions conducted by Bangkok-based artist Varsha Nair at SEA Junction on 26 and 28 October by…

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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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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

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

16 January, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 24 January, 2018 @ 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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Opening Photo Exhibition “Last Stand for Pom Mahakam” by Jan Daga

16 January, 2018 @ 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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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

20 January, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 21 January, 2018 @ 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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February 2018

Photo Exhibition “‘Unmentionable’: Rohingya Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar” by Mahmud Rachman

6 February, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 18 February, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
1st Floor, BACC (in front of Art Café), 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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  From 6 to 18 February, SEA Junction will present a photo exhibition tentatively entitled “’Unmentionable’: Rohingya Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar” by Bangladeshi photographer Mahmud Rachman. The context of the exhibition is the impact of the latest attacks against Rohingyas in Rakhine State, which started on 25 August 2017 in retaliation for the raids on 30 police posts and an army base allegedly by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA). The large-scale destruction of Rohingya villages under the guise of…

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Opening Photo Exhibition “‘Unmentionable’: Rohingya Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar” by Mahmud Rachman and Launch ‘Uprooted and Displaced’ Series

8 February, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
1st Floor, BACC (in front of Art Café), 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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  From 6 to 18 February, SEA Junction will present a photo exhibition tentatively entitled “’Unmentionable’: Rohingya Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar” by Bangladeshi photographer Mahmud Rachman. The context of the exhibition is the impact of the latest attacks against Rohingyas in Rakhine State, which started on 25 August 2017 in retaliation for the raids on 30 police posts and an army base allegedly by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA). The large-scale destruction of Rohingya villages under the guise of…

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Obrolan with Alissa Wahid (in Indonesian)

18 February, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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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Like in other parts of the world, also Indonesia has seen a rise in populism and narrow nationalism based largely upon religious and ethnic identity, which has proven attractive to voters. The politicization of religion is affecting inter-faith and inter-ethnic relationships, fostering intolerance, promoting a conservative moralist discours, and leading to the stigmatization and scapegoating of minority groups like Christians, Chinese and also LGBTs. Alissa Wahid, chairwoman of the GUSDURian Network Indonesia (GNI) will talk about this worrisome trends and possible…

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Public Talk “Finding Us Among I’s: Challenged Pluralism in Indonesia” by Alissa Wahid

18 February, 2018 @ 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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Like in other parts of the world, also Indonesia has seen a rise in populism and narrow nationalism based largely upon religious and ethnic identity, which has proven attractive to voters. The politicization of religion is affecting inter-faith and inter-ethnic relationships, fostering intolerance, promoting a conservative moralist discours, and leading to the stigmatization and scapegoating of minority groups like Christians, Chinese and also LGBTs. Alissa Wahid, chairwoman of the GUSDURian Network Indonesia (GNI) will talk about this worrisome trends and possible…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

24 February, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 25 February, 2018 @ 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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March 2018

Workshop East Javanese Batik

2 March, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4 March, 2018 @ 4:30 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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Batik is a well-known traditional fabric of Indonesia that employs a technique of applying wax-resist dyeing to the cloth either by drawing dots and lines with a spouted tool (canting), or by printing various motives with a copper stamp (cap). The wax-resist prevents dyes to penetrate, so that only the parts without wax will be colored. Wax can then be removed with boiling water and a new color eventually applied until the design is completed. Most people are familiar with batik from Central…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

24 March, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 25 March, 2018 @ 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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Conversation on the “Ups and Downs of Interfaith Dialogue in Southeast Asia” with Father Greg Soetomo (Closed Event)

27 March, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Ngobrol with Father Greg Soetomo, SJ, about the Ups and Downs of Building Inter-Religious Dialogue at SEA Junction at 10-11 am, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Followed by a potluck lunch. (Closed Event). Father Greg, a Jesuit who is active in dialogue with Muslim community, graduated cumlaude as a doctor of Islamic studies from Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Jakarta, May last year. He is active in various interfaith dialogue networks both in Indonesia and abroad, as well as…

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Panel Discussion on Migrant Labor in the Thai Fishing Industry at a Time of International Scrutiny

31 March, 2018 @ 5:00 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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The practices of Thailand's fishing industry have been under scrutiny by the international community since media exposes in 2015 found use of trafficked fishermen were systematic and pervasive.  Under pressure of the European Union's 'yellow card' listing of Thailand as a country violating EU requirements on fishing practices, and the US government's listing of Thailand as Tier 3, the worst of the worst, in the US annual Trafficking in Persons report, the Thai government has implemented far reaching reforms in…

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April 2018

Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

7 April, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 8 April, 2018 @ 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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Photo Exhibition Living amongst the Dead: Disparity in Manila North Cemetery by Eva Rapoport

21 April, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 29 April, 2018 @ 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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Brief Description On 21 April at 5PM SEA Junction will address a somewhat “dark” topic giving a glimpse of the cemetery slums of Manila with the launch of a photo exhibition “Living amongst the dead: Disparity in Manila North Cemetary by photographer and researcher Eva Rapoport. The exhibition to last until 29 April at our location will expose photographs taken by the photographer in May 2017. Most of the Asian big cities represent some peculiar patchwork of luxury and extreme…

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Launch Photo Exhibition Living amongst the Dead: Disparity in Manila North Cemetery by Eva Rapoport

21 April, 2018 @ 5:00 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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Brief Description On 21 April at 5PM SEA Junction will address a somewhat “dark” topic giving a glimpse of the cemetery slums of Manila with the launch of a photo exhibition “Living amongst the dead: Disparity in Manila North Cemetary by photographer and researcher Eva Rapoport. The exhibition to last until 29 April at our location will expose photographs taken by the photographer in May 2017. Most of the Asian big cities represent some peculiar patchwork of luxury and extreme…

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30 years of Work Migration from Thailand to Israel: A talk by Shahar Shoham

22 April, 2018 @ 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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Foreign workers from Southeast Asia, predominantly Thailand and the Philippines, play a significant role in Israel’s overall economy. Thais have been migrating to work as temporary agriculture labourers in Israeli farms for the last three decades. The vast majority are from Isaan, a long time sending internal and international out migration region in Thailand. Many of them have been engaged in multiple cycles of migration to two or more destinations during the course of their lives, Israel among them. The…

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May 2018

Contemporary Shadow Play “The Well and the Gold Nugget” by Jumaadi (Early afternoon)

12 May, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 13 May, 2018 @ 3:00 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 12 and 13 May, SEA Junction will host a unique contemporary wayang (shadow puppet) play by Indonesian artist Jumaadi (see bio below) in collaboration with the "Shadow Factory" collective of East Java. There will be 4 performances, twice every afternoon at 2 -3 PM and at 5.30-6.30 PM, while in the morning there will be workshops on making contemporary wayang 11.30 AM - 1 PM. Jumaadi’s wayang The play entitled “The Well and the Gold Nugget” is inspired and brings…

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Contemporary Shadow Play “The Well and the Gold Nugget” by Jumaadi (Evening)

12 May, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 13 May, 2018 @ 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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On 12 and 13 May, SEA Junction will host a unique contemporary wayang (shadow puppet) play by Indonesian artist Jumaadi (see bio below) in collaboration with the "Shadow Factory" collective of East Java. There will be 4 performances, twice every afternoon at 2 -3 PM and at 5.30-6.30 PM, while in the morning there will be workshops on making contemporary wayang 11.30 AM - 1 PM. Jumaadi’s wayang The play entitled “The Well and the Gold Nugget” is inspired and brings…

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Southeast Asia Mini Book Fair

26 May, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 27 May, 2018 @ 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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June 2018

2nd SEA Junction Anniversary Mini-Bazaar

23 June, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 24 June, 2018 @ 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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After another eventful year, we are proud to announce our 2nd Year Anniversary on 25 June 2018! A lot has happened in this biennium and the number of people who participate in our events on various topics related to Southeast Asia, consult our library and follow us on social media continues to grow. So does the variety of the events ranging from book launches and fairs, movie screenings, public lectures, arts and crafts workshops, music concerts and panel discussions. Most…

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SEZs in the Greater Mekong Sub-region: A Win-Win Solution?

23 June, 2018 @ 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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Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been built worldwide since the 1960s to facilitate global free trade and integrate developing countries into global production and distribution networks. They have been mushrooming across Southeast Asia in recent years and are attracting growing interest from policy makers, investors, civil society, and the general public. Supporters praise them for spurring foreign investment, creating jobs, building infrastructure, and helping host countries to diversify their economies; critics argue they entail more costs than benefits, negatively impact local communities, undermine workers’ rights, and cause environmental harm and degradation.  A recent report published by Focus on…

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July 2018

What if Street Food Disappears?

7 July, 2018 @ 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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On 7 July at 5PM SEA Junction will launch a new series on street food and its many dimensions in Southeast Asia entitled “Beyond Food”. The series, highlighting how street food vending is linked to other urban dimensions such as use and design of public spaces, urban safety, urban formal economy, right to the city, etc., has been shaped in collaboration with Jorge Carrillo-Rodriguez (http://www.facebook.com/beyondfood.bkk), a former officer with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the…

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Photo Exhibition “Life Stories of Khlong Toey” by Yoonki Kim

10 July, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 22 July, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
1st Floor, BACC (in front of Art Café), 939 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand
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Khlong Toey (meaning pandanous tree canal) is an urban district in Bangkok expressing the city profound socio-economic divides. Right in the heart of the capital and close to the main port, Khlong Toey hosts the city’s largest low-income community of about 100,000 people. Born in the 1950s on land owned by the Port Authority of Thailand out of a squatter settlement of migrant from the North and the North East of Thailand, it continues to expand as the need for…

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