Colonial Experiences and 
Their Legacies in Southeast Asia
An NEH Summer Institute ~ June 10 - July 5, 2019 ~ Honolulu, Hawai‘i ~ Hosted by Asian Studies Development Program

Colonialism Experiences and
Their Legacies in Southeast Asia
                                                                                     An NEH Summer Institute ~ June 10 to July 5, 2019 ~ Honolulu, Hawaii ~ Hosted by Asian Studies Development Program

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Useful Weblinks

The links below may provide useful information and further links, when exploring in the field of Southeast Asia.

Basilio Augustin and staff in Manila; Wikimedia Commons & Basilio Augustin y Dávila 1840-1910
General:  Southeast Asia
The Center for Southeast Asia Studies:  books, talks, music, performances, and more. University of Hawaii at Manoa

The Asia Foundation:  news, blogs, publications, multimedia, and more

Southeast Asia Council (SEAC), Association for Asian Studies

Thailand, Laos, Cambodia Studies Association:  Resources for the Study of Southeast Asia, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

Southeast Asia Resources, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University

Southeast Asia Center, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

Resources Links, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington:  organized by countries

SEAAdoc:  Documenting the Southeast Asian American Experiences:  Southeast Asian Archive at the University of California-Irvine

Hmong Studies Consortium, University of Wisconsin-Madison:  promoting critical Hmong scholarship in a range of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities and building professional connections between researchers of the Hmong
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:  Colonialism:  includes bibliography and academic tools

The Internet Philosophy Ontology Project:  Colonialism is created and managed by Indiana University Bloomington

PhilPapers:  Colonialism and Postcolonialism:  a comprehensive index and bibliography of philosophy maintained by the community of philosophers. 
Settler Colonial Studies, Routledge:  The journal aims to establish settler colonial studies as a distinct field of scholarly research. It also aims to present multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research, involving areas like history, law, genocide studies, indigenous, colonial and postcolonial studies, anthropology, historical geography, economics, politics, sociology, international relations, political science, literary criticism, cultural and gender studies and philosophy.
Postcolonial Studies @ Emory:  information on major figures, different countries and regions, and concepts.

SouthEast Asian Images & Texts:  University of Wisconsin Digital Collections:  collection contains primary and secondary resources, including research and teaching materials collected vby University of Wisconsin faculty and staff, digitized photographs and slides, and more.

Southeast Asia:  Text, Ritual and Performance, University of California, Riverside
Journals, Publications and Data
Museums and Libraries
Southeast Asian Art Collections, Freer Sackler, The Smithonian's Museums of Asian Art

Southeast Asia Visions:  a collection of European travel accounts of pre-modern Southeast Asia from Cornell University Library's John M. Echols Collection, Cornell University Library

Southeast Asia Digital Library, Northern Illinois University Libraries

Collections KITLV Digital Image Library, KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies

Hmong Resource Center Library, Hmong Cultural Center Inc.

Libraries & Museums, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Michigan:  a list of libraries and museums that focus on Southeast Asia

SEALANG Library:  Southeast Asian Language Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison:  online searchable dictionaries and reading resources

Helen Allen Textile Collection, School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison:  textile samples from across mainland and island Southeast Asia

Collection of Textiles from Southeast Asia:  Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington

Annotated Bibliography of Indonesian Texiles, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

SEAC Images, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

Southeast Asian Archaeology Scholarly Resources, Institute for Southeast Asian Archaeology

Language Learning

Free Resources for Studying Southeast Asian Languages - University of Wisconsin - Madison


UCLA Center For Southeast Asian Studies Podcast - iTunes

History of Southeast Asia Podcast

Talking Indonesia - Indonesian politics, foreign policy, social issues, culture, language, religion, etc. 


Women in Southeast Asia

Women in South and Southeast Asia by Barbara Ramusack. In Sarla R. Murgai's website at The University of Tennessee Chattanooga

WWW Virtual Library:  Women's History:  Categorized by country, as well as topics and resource types. The main purposes of this virtual library are to list women's history institutions and organizations, locate archival and library collections, and provide links to Internet resources on women's history. In addition, also included are a list of women's studies journals and a few comprehensive link collections useful as a starting point for searching the Internet for women's studies in general.


List of Bruneian publications - Brunei Darussalam Library Association

The Center for Khmer Studies:  An American Oversea Research Center that supports research and teaching in the social sciences, arts and humanities as they relate to Cambodia

Cambodia, The Center for Southeast Asia Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa

The National Archives of Cambodia:  preserving and making available documents created by the Governmetn of Cambodia. Legal and historical collections, maps, and more.

Cambodia, the World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency

Cambodian Genocide Program, the Genocide Studies Program, Yale's MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies

The Cambodia Daily
Library of Congress:  Indonesia
World Wide Web Virtual Library:  Papua, Indonesia:  an information network for students, researchers, development workers, community leaders, government agencies and others working on issues relevant to Papua, Indonesia (formerly Irian Jaya) hosted by the University of Papua, Cenderawasih University and the Australian National University.
International Institute of Social History:  WWW-VL History Indonesia:  resources compiled in areas of geography, language, references, museums, publications, history and more, maintained by the European University Institute.


The Secret War in Laos - Legacies of War

Interactive Website about the Secret War

Laotian Diaspora by State

Images from Laos - University of Wisconsin-Madison - William W. Sage Collection
Myanmar, the Center for Southeast Asia Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Burma, the World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency

Myanmar, The World Bank

Map of Malaya and Malaysia, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand

A collection of resources compiled by The Center for Philippine Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, ranging from digital library, research materials guide, publications to reports.

Philippines Studies Research Guides:  a guide to print and digital resources compiled by the University of Michigan Library.

Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints:  an internationally referred journal that publishes scholarly articles and other materials on the history of the Philippines and its people, both in the homeland and overseas. The journal is published quarterly by the Ateneo de Manila University. 

Philippine E-Journals:  a collection of academic journals that are made accessible globally through a single Web-based platform. It is hosted by C&E Publishing, Inc., a premier educational publisher in the Philippines and a leader in the distribution of integrated information-based solutions.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies:  the site offers resources for research, focus areas, publications, databases and news. The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) is organized as a nonstock, nonprofit government corporation and serves as the Philippine government’s primary socioeconomic policy think tank. Since its establishment, PIDS has been engaged in the conduct of policy-oriented studies to assist policymakers and planners in crafting development policies, plans, and programs that are based on sound research evidence.

National Archives:  Military Records of the Philippine Archives Collection

The Asia Regional Integration Center:  papers on Philippines. ARIC is an ongoing technical assistance project of the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department.

The Philippine Studies Group, a committee of the Southeast Asia Council (SEAC) of the Association for Asian Studies, offers an interdisciplinary forum for the exchange of scholarly ideas and the promotion of Philippine Studies.

The World Wide Web Virtual Library:  Republic of the Philippines is compiled by the European University Institute. The site offers various resources, such as maps, language aids, reference works, bibliography and genealogy, and much more.

Timor-Leste (East Timor)

Timor-Leste Studies

Vietnamese Studies Internet Resource Center:  a comprehensive information center for students, scholars, and community members interested in research on Vietnamese culture and history, as well as the adaptation of the Vietnamese diaspora across the world. The focus is on Vietnamese Diaspora Studies.

Viet Nam, the Center for Southeast Asia Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa,

Vietnam Studies Group:  books, journals, scholar directory, teaching & reference, and more, a Sub-Committee of the Southeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies

Voices on Vietnam:  gallery, videos, news, events, resources. Cornell University

The Vietnam Center and Archive:  digital materials, oral history project, news and events, and more. Texas Tech University

Localized Poverty Reduction in Vietnam:  a teaching and capacity-building program aimed at local development planning in Vietnam

Viet Nam Literature Project:  contextual presentations, reference articles, comics, etc.


Endangered Archive Grant - British Library

Teaching Resources:  Teaching about Asia
Asia for Educators, the Weatheerhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University:  includes teaching aids, resources and a library on China, Japan, Korea and other countries in Asia. Topics range from geography, art, language arts, religions and history.

Education about Asia, Association for Asian Studies:  articles on all areas of Asia in wide range of topics from ancient times and cultures to current events, resources for classroom use, sample syllabus, and more.

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, funded by Freeman Foundation and created jointly by Columbia University, the Five College Center for East Asian Studies, Indiana University, the University of Colorado and the University of Washington:  offers seminars, workshops, summer institutes, webinars and other useful resources in the area of teaching about Asia.

Asian Educational Media Services, the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:  provides multimedia resources for teaching about Asia, including searchable database, lesson plans, film reviews, and more.

Programs in International Education Resources, Yale University:  PIER-East Asian Studies, established in 1974, works to strengthen the understanding of East Asia – China, Japan, and Korea. Provides online resources, classroom resources, media resources and more. In addition to East Asia, it also provides resources in African, European, Latin American and Middle East Studies.

Primary Source, a nonprofit professional development center for educators in the areas of world history and cultures. Offers resources on teaching about Asia, including resource guides, seminars, publications, modules and more.