5th Southeast Asia Studies Symposium 2016

In 2016, the 5th annual Southeast Asian Studies Symposium returns to Oxford. It will be held at the state of the art Andrew Wiles Building of the Mathematical Institute. It includes over 80 panels presenting nearly 200 papers, along with 5 roundtables, 2 workshops, and 2 multi-day fora – the Southeast Asia Investment Forum, and the Southeast Asia Strategic Forum on Women, Business, and Economic Development. In 2015, the 4th Symposium (held at Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 20-24 March) attracted a total of 867 delegates from 24 countries. It was opened by Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak, and closed with a lecture from Prof Jeffrey Sachs, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General.