The Council on Southeast Asia Studies Brown Bag Seminar presents:
Anthony Reid, Emeritus Professor, School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific: “The Maleness of Southeast Asian Modernity.”
Anthony (Tony) Reid is a Southeast Asian historian, once again based as emeritus Professor at the Australian National University, where he also served for many years before 1999. In between he was founding Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA (1999-2002) and of the Asia Research Institute at NUS, Singapore (2002-7). A corresponding member of the British Academy, he was awarded the Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize in 2002, and the Association of Asian Studies (US) Distinguished Contributions to Asian Studies Award in 2010. Though best-known for his work on the Early Modern period, his most recent books are: Imperial Alchemy: Nationalism and political identity in Southeast Asia (2010); To Nation by Revolution: Indonesia in the 20th Century (2011); and A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads (2015).