Activities

[SEA Chat #18] Panel Discussion

SEA Chat #18: Panel Discussion “eSports in Thailand” and "Military Conscription & Transgenders" with Dallas Kennamer (Psychology, Thammasat University) and Suchanaad Dhanakoses (English, Thammasat University) at CESASS UGM Library (18/07/19). Thank you for your participation and see you at our ...

[DISCUSSION] Discussion Series II “(ASEAN) Identities”

Last Friday (21/06/19), Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies, UGM organized the Discussion Series on (ASEAN) Identities II with the speakers: Dr. Wening Udasmoro (Faculty of Cultural Sciences, UGM) and Dr. Budiawan (Graduate School, UGM).

Research

Documentary film as a catalyst for social change in Indonesia

Research by Dr. Budi Irawanto, Dr. Novi Kurnia, and Theresia Octastefani, M.AP from the Higher Education Leading Basic Research Grant Program - PDUPT 2018-2020 aims to examine the links between documentary films and social change in Indonesia. Since the process ...

Articles

The Phenomenal Pink Tourism Destination in Indonesia

Discussing LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) is still a controversial issue for Indonesian society by this time. The assumptions are constructed on the community tend to discriminate because they are often considered as the scum. All of that is ...

Military Conscription and Transgenders in Thailand

April can be a matter of life and death for young Thai men. And no, it surely does not involve with Songkran, a popular water fight festival in the scorching heat of Thailand. It is a military conscription, a military ...

The Price of Love: Bride Price in Thailand and Indonesia

‘You can live without money, but you cannot live without love', the romantic quote that many people may have heard before, or even grown up with it. However, in some parts of the world, you cannot love without money, and ...