The 3rd Annual Khmer Studies Forum will be held at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30, 2011. This Forum is being organized by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Ohio University, with additional support from the Center for International Studies, the School of Interdisciplinary Arts, and the International Student Union.
The Khmer Studies Forum is an opportunity to facilitate discussion on topics including but not limited to Khmer language, history, culture, economics, politics, education, and the arts. Faculty, students and community members are invited to participate. Participation in the Khmer Studies Forum is free.
The Forum will feature a keynote address by Ms. Chanrithy Him, author of When Broken Glass Floats: Growing Up Under the Khmer Rouge, panel presentations and discussion, and cultural performances.
Attendees are responsible for making their own travel plans to and from Athens, Ohio. The closest airport is Port Columbus International Airport (CMH). Members of the Southeast Asian Studies community at Ohio University may be able to provide weekend accommodation to some attendees. For additional information on transportation and housing, contact the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**We will continue to update our website, http://www.seas.ohio.edu/Events/khmerstudies2011.html,
with program and panel information.**
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