Since 2012, IAS has organised several key conferences and workshops for scholars in the region, including:

July 2018

Southeast Asia

IAS-Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) conference on “Changing Research Styles, Methodologies and Perspectives on Southeast Asia

January 2017

Muslim Economy

IAS-UBD Workshop on Muslim Economy and Consumption at University of Brunei Darussalam

June 2016


Joint collaborative workshop with the Center for China’s Relations with Neighboring Countries (CCRNC) at Fudan University: “The Network of ASEAN-China Academic Institutes (NACAI)”

September 2015

Migration Discourse

Joint Research Workshop with Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: “Reframing Migration Discourse in Asia and the Middle East: Issues of Inclusion and Exclusion

March 2015

Human Development

Joint Seminar with the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS, Kyoto University) and the Southern Institute of Social Sciences (SISS, Vietnam): “Tenets of Human Development in Southeast Asia

October 2014

Graduate Student Workshop

April 2014

Mobility in Southeast Asia

October 2013

Borneo Studies

The Borneo Studies Inaugural Meeting and Graduate Studies Workshop

December 2012

Borneo Studies

The Borneo Studies Workshop: “State of the Art and Future Directions

December 2012

Human Insecurities

The 10th ASEAN Inter-University Seminar: “Human Insecurities in Southeast Asia