Southeast Asia Unveiled: "As Equals" Book Launch & Columbia Conversations with the Weatherhead Institute

The Weatherhead Institute, CAA Singapore, and World Scientific Publishing are co-hosting a discussion on the launch of "As Equals" by author Daryl Yeap, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Professor Lien-Hang Nguyen. The discussion will feature insights from Professor John Phan, Columbia alumnus Bilahari Kausikan, and Professor Chien Wen Kung, focusing on the increasing importance of Southeast Asia on the world stage. The panel will explore parallels between the region's current geopolitical standing and its historical role as a focal point of Cold War violence in the 20th century.

Event Speakers:

Daryl Yeap, author of As Equals: The Oei Women of Java

Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, Associate Professor, Department of History, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University

John D. Phan, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Columbia University

Bilahari Kausikan, Former Permanant Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore

Chien Wen Kung, Assistant Professor of History, National University of Singapore


Event Details:

Date: Monday, July 29

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Location: The Pod @ National Library Board, 100 Victoria Street

Tickets: free

To sign up, please click here. 

July 29, 2024 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The POD @ National Library Board

100 Victoria St
National Library, Level 16
Singapore 188064

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