Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

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Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore - 20140116-02.jpg
The Institute in January 2014
Established 1968
Chairman Professor Wang Gungwu
Director Tan Chin Tiong
Admin. staff 71 (as of 2013)
Location , Singapore
1°17′26.84″N 103°46′36.12″E / 1.2907889°N 103.7767000°E / 1.2907889; 103.7767000Coordinates: 1°17′26.84″N 103°46′36.12″E / 1.2907889°N 103.7767000°E / 1.2907889; 103.7767000
Affiliations Government of Singapore
Website www.iseas.edu.sg
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Singapore
Agency executive Professor Wang Gungwu, Chairman
Parent agency Ministry of Education

The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies is a research institute located in Singapore. Established in 1968,[1] it includes several study centres, a library and a publishing house.

The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies is dedicated to the study of social, political and economic trends in the region.

The aim of the Institute is to nurture a community of scholars interested in the region and to engage in research within the fields of sociology, anthropology, political science, history and economics in order to understand the multi-faceted dimensions of socio-political and economic change.

The intention is not only to stimulate research and debate within scholarly circles, but also to enhance public awareness of the region and facilitate the search for viable solutions to the varied challenges confronting the region. ISEAS seeks to offer reflective analysis and critical investigations in the best traditions of scholarship.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Institute of Southeast Asian Studies". Singapore Government. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 

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