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Web resources

Digital resources in Asian studies

  • The bi-lingual quarterly journal Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia is published by The Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Kyoto University. Current and past issues can be accessed at the redesigned website link above. Issue 14 focuses largely on the opening of Myanmar.
  • The new On-line catalog of South and Southeast Asian Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Dr. Robert Brown’s catalog combines scholarly resources with detailed essays regarding the photos and titles of pieces of art displayed.
  • Asian Ethnology is an open access journal published by the Nanzan Institute of Religion and Culture in Japan. Current and past issues can be accessed by clicking on the title.
  • Buddhist Art News covers a wide range of topics, regions and academic developments related to Buddhist studies and art.
  • The Theravada Buddhist Civilizations Project provides access to resources and academic studies on Theravada Buddhism and provides a scholarly forum for The Theravada Studies Group.
  • The Program for Teaching East Asia at the University of Colorado at Boulder offers a range of lesson plans and teaching ideas for k-12 teachers. Specific projects focus on curriculum development, professional development for teachers, and curriculum consultation and reform related to Asia in K-12 education. The Resource Center pages offer information on curriculum development, professional development for teachers, and curriculum consultation and reform related to Asia in K-12 education, specializing on China, Japan and Korea.
  • The Digital South Asia Library (dsal) site, developed and maintained by the University of Chicago, provides scholars and students interested in South Asia with reference resources, bibliographies and union lists, maps, images, indexes, books and journals, statistics and other internet resources pertaining to South Asia.
  • The South Asia Monitor is a window to the region, the one-platform resource of information, knowledge and debate on security, conflict management, diplomacy, culture and economy, among others, concerning the eight countries that comprise the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
  • Education About Asia

Facebook pages and groups

  • AAPI College Student Resources help the Asian American and Pacific Islander college students get through a mental health crisis. 
  • Burma Studies is a Facebook group with a focus on research and educational purposes for scholars who are working on topics related to Myanmar (Burma).
  • The Myanmar Cultural Research Society Facebook page is a great resource for scholars conducting cultural and societal researches.
  • Anthropology Now is a print and electronic magazine and a website, both devoted to spreading a passion for thinking anthropologically.
  • A Facebook group for students’ community to network academically and professionally in studies of Southeast Asia.
  • This Facebook page is for participants of the Sanskrit Reading Room, an academic Sanskrit reading workshop led by invited guest speakers. The workshop takes place at SOAS, London, with selected sessions at Oxford University.
  • The Pali Canon is the standard collection of scriptures in the Theravadan Buddhist tradition, as preserved in the Pali language.
  • Summer intensive language program for Burmese, Filipino, Hmong, Indonesian, Javanese, Khmer, Lao, Thai, and Vietnamese that is housed at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.