Situating COVID-19 in Southeast Asia – Southeast Asia Center. Washington University – May 18-19, 2020

Organisation : Southeast Asia Center. Washington University.

Colloque en ligne sur la chaîne YouTube.

Participant.es :

Modératrice : Celia Lowe (Director of the University of Washington Southeast Asia Center

  • Suraya Afiff, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Universitas Indonesia.
  • Mary Callahan, Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies.
  • Rethy Chhem, Medical Doctor, Science Diplomat, Educator, and Historian. Former Chair of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, U. of Western Ontario. Currently, Minister Delegate by Royal Decree Attached to the Prime Minister of Cambodia.
  • Hoàng t. Diệu-Hiền, RN, MN, MPH, PhD, Lecturer in Nursing at Seattle Colleges and UW SEAC Affiliated Faculty.
  • Pisith Phlong, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Western Ontario. M.A in Cultural Anthropology, Northern Illinois University. Expert on public sector reform in Cambodia.
  • Vicente Rafael, Professor of History.
  • Anusorn Unno, Associate Professor and former Dean of the Faculty of Anthropology and Sociology, Thammasat University.

Dates : 18 mai 2020 (États-Unis) 19 mai 2020 (Asie).

As COVID-19 circles the world, how is it manifesting in Southeast Asia? What stories and experiences are emerging within the region? Thailand and Viet Nam seem to be “flattening the curve,” while Indonesia, the Philippines, and Myanmar are hit hard, and Singapore started well until a second wave erupted in its migrant worker population.

Outbreak narratives travel along pre-existing social, political and economic fault lines. How is COVID-19 exacerbating existing social inequities and tensions in the region and how is it bringing people together in new ways?

COVID-19 resonates with recent experiences of viral outbreak in Southeast Asia, including SARS and H5N1 Influenza. What are the new social formations that will emerge out of the pandemic experience, and what does the present moment call for?

In this panel, we will adopt critical, humanistic, and technical perspectives to understand how the pandemic is effecting the Southeast Asian region.

URL : https://youtu.be/f7UGr7hZH4I (consulté le 19/05/2020).


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