SEAM Meeting

Event Logistics

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Boston, MA
Judy Alspach -

The Southeast Asia Materials Project (SEAM) will hold its annual business meeting on March 18, 2020 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Conference in Boston, MA.  The meeting will take place in the Olmsted Room of the Sheraton Boston Hotel, which is located at 39 Dalton Street.

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.