Association of Southeast Asian Studies in the UK
The Association of Southeast Asian Studies in the UK ASEAS(UK) is a world-leading association of scholars of Southeast Asian matters and a globally respected leader in research and knowledge of this dynamic region.
ASEAS(UK) works to foster and maintain the vibrancy of Southeast Asian studies with the aim of advancing individual and collective knowledge of this important region.
ASEAS(UK) facilitates co-operation between scholars, institutions and research programmes in Southeast Asian studies both within the UK and with other countries. The Association was established in 1969 and has members from dozens of universities across 15 countries, including academics, postgraduate researchers and others who are interested in Southeast Asia.
ASEAS(UK) is managed by an Executive Committee and a Research Grants Committee. The Association organises a conference every two years and additional seminars, liaises with academic organisations, disperses grants, and works generally to advance the interests of members and Southeast Asian studies.