All memberships will begin on January 1 and will expire on December 31 each year regardless of when an individual joins.

An individual membership is open to all scholars, students, and media practitioners from around the world who are interested in the study of various forms of media of the Southeast Asian region.


All members are to pay the annual membership fee of USD 30.00. Membership fees will be used to fund future projects, activities, and the development and maintenance of SEAMSA’s official website.


  1. Fill out the official membership application form:
  2. Pay the membership fee.


  • Certificate of membership
  • Access to future grants and assistance programs
  • A chance to be selected as editorial board members, issue editors, and peer reviewers for the “Southeast Asian Media Studies” journal
  • Discounted rates for the SEAMSA’s future academic conferences and other events
  • Eligibility to be nominated and/or elected as an officer or a member of the executive council of SEAMSA
  • Voting rights for the election of SEAMSA officers
  • Linkages with other researchers in the field