SEAM Meeting

Event Logistics

Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time: 
6:30–8:30 p.m. Central Time
Location: 
Chicago, IL
Contact: 
Judy Alspach - jalspach@crl.edu
Program: 

The Southeast Asia Materials Project (SEAM) will hold its annual business meeting in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Conference in Chicago. The meeting will take place in the Colorado Room of the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome at this open meeting.

SEAM member libraries fund projects and the acquisition of research materials for 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.