It has been almost four years since we had the first RJSEAS issue in January 2016. Since then, the RJSEAS editorial team, while facing the basic challenges of establishing a new journal, also had the opportunity to explore different ways of promoting Southeast Asian studies not only among Southeast Asianists but also, and more important, among local scholars in Southeast Asia. In several respects, we are aware of certain inherent limitations. First, in setting the agenda of providing a platform for local scholars to share their research internationally, we reflect the continuing dominance of Western scholarship on the region. Second, while the Southeast Asian region is n...Read more


LIVING SOUTHEAST ASIA: Photographs of the Region January 05, 2019

As we celebrate and reflect on the milestone that is RJSEAS, we have come to realize that we could still take our journal further. To open our January 2019 issue, we are launching our Facebook Page, “Living Southeast Asia: Photographs of the Region”. In red and yellow—derived from the RJSEAS official logo—the logo for “Living Southeast Asia: Photographs of the Region” is simple and direct. The 11 waves that have been incorporated in the design represent the waters that surround Southeast Asia and its profound impact in shaping life in the region. Arranged thematically per month and consisting of one photo from each of the 11 countries in the region, our firs...Read more

About Us

The Regional Journal of Southeast Asian Studies is an online, internationally peer-reviewed, bi-annual journal in English that provides a platform for local scholars based in Southeast Asia to share their research internationally.

ISSN 2507-8895

International Advisory Board

  • Dr. Charnvit Kasetsiri
  • Dr. Taufik Abdullah
  • Dr. Ruth McVey

Contact us

RJSEAS is published by:

The SEASREP Foundation
Unit 612/613 Residencia de Regina
94 Xavierville Avenue
Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108

Phone:  +632 7090854
Fax:  +632 7090891

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