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Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS)

Recent News

Suu Kyi loyalist confirmed for Myanmar presidential race

March 11, 2016—South China Morning Post: John Ciorciari, CSEAS faculty affiliate and assistant professor at the Ford School of Public Policy, weighs in on Myanmar's presidential race.

The myth of US-China economic competition

December 16, 2015—The Straits Times: Talk of competition between the US, a supposedly declining superpower, and a 'rising' China is driven more by politics and domestic considerations than the realities of trade and economics.

More than a century of academic engagement with Southeast Asia at the University of Michigan

One of the largest programs devoted to this region in the United States, the University of Michigan Center for Southeast Asian Studies seeks to promote a broader and deeper understanding of Southeast Asia, its people, and their cultures.

CSEAS is also a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center, funded to develop area studies education for this region of the world.  

CSEAS Newsletter, Fall 2015

We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, CSEAS needs you—because the world needs Victors.