SEAM 2013 Business Meeting

Event Logistics

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
6:30–8:30 p.m.
San Diego, CA
Judy Alspach -

The Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) will hold its 2013 business meeting on Wednesday, March 20 in San Diego. The meeting will take place in the Oxford Room of the Manchester Grand Hyatt from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. All are welcome at this open meeting.

SEAM member libraries fund projects and acquisition of research materials related to the study of Southeast Asia through an annual membership fee. Representatives of member institutions meet annually to discuss current and future projects and set priorities for additional acquisitions.

The Impact of CRL

Stories illustrating CRL’s impact on research, teaching, collection building and preservation.

Vietnamese Newspapers Shed Light on Failed Nation Building

CRL’s Vietnamese newspaper holdings were an invaluable resource for Professor Geoffrey Stewart’s forthcoming book titled, Vietnam’s Lost Revolution: Ngo Dinh Diem’s Failure to Build an Independent Nation, 1955–1963.

Excavating Attitudes on Opium Prohibition from Colonial Records

British Colonial Office records held by CRL reveal the dynamics of a robust opium trade in Southeast Asia in the late 19th and early 20th century.