Southeast Asia in World Affairs

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This seminar is concerned with the contemporary political economy of Southeast Asia, and in particular with its international dimensions. The agenda includes current problems of economic and political change in the countries of the region, as well as issues in relations with the United States, Japan, China, and Russia. The sem- inar membership includes policymakers from the public and private sectors, as well as scholars, and the group as a whole has a strong policy orientation.

Ann Marie Murphy
Research Scholar, East Asian Institute, Columbia University

Hugh T. Patrick
Robert D Calkins Professor and Director, School of Business, Columbia University

Rafael Ignacio

Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.




10/15/2015 Faculty House
5:00 PM
Progress or Stagnant? One Decade of Yudhoyono’s Presidency in the context of Governance Reform and the Anti-Corruption Initiative
Vishnu Juwono, PhD Candidate, London School of Economics and Lecturer, Public Administration, University of Indonesia

11/04/2015 Faculty House
5:00 PM
Indonesia and the ASEAN Region: Navigating the New Normal
Dr. Mari Pangestu, Former Indonesian Minister of Trade and of Tourism and Creative Economy, George W. Ball Visiting Professor at SIPA

02/03/2016 Faculty House
5:00 PM
We are Family: Constructing a Normative Foundation for the Sino-Thai Relationship
Dr. Phongphisoot Busbarat, Dorothy Borg Postdoctoral Fellow in Southeast Asian Studies, Weatherhead East Asian Institute

6:30 PM


6:30 PM