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Southeast Asia Collection: Home

An introduction Yale's resources on Southeast Asia.

Council on Southeast Asian Studies

The Council on Southeast Asia Studies at Yale promotes research and teaching on all aspects of the cultures, politics and economies of Southeast Asia. The Council publishes a Monograph Series covering historical, political, economic and anthropological subjects relating to Southeast Asia, and two additional series focusing on Vietnamese culture, literature, history and folklore. The Council organizes periodic conferences and sponsors a lunchtime seminar series.

About the Southeast Asia Collection

Welcome! In this guide you will find selected major resources western and Southeast Asian languages that will help you begin your research across subjects in Southeast Asian Studies. At Yale, Southeast Asia includes the peoples, languages, and lands included in the following modern states:


Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Timor Leste and the Philippines


For assistance in navigating or using these resources, or for additional information on Southeast Asian Studies research material in the Yale University Libraries and beyond, please feel free to contact the interim Librarian for South and Southeast Asian Studies using the contact information on the right hand side of this guide.


Rich Richie will be serving as interim Librarian for South and Southeast Asian Studies starting December 1, 2021. As an expert on South and Southeast Asian resources, he will be an invaluable resource for students and faculty from all disciplines working on these regions.





Contact Me:

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Rich Richie
Sterling Memorial Library, 212

Southeast Asia Reading Room: Sterling Memorial Library, 214

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 208240

130 Wall Street

New Haven, CT 06520