Southeast Asia in World Affairs

  • Founded
    1982
  • Seminar Number
    583

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.


Chair
Professor Ann Marie Murphy
amm31@columbia.edu

Professor Hugh T. Patrick
htp1@columbia.edu

Jayne Werner
jsw7@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Rafael Ignacio
rli2103@columbia.edu


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


 

Welcome

Meetings

04/30/2015 Faculty House
5:00 PM
"Who Can Be Killed With Impunity and Who Cannot Be Impugned in Thailand"
Dr. Tyrell Haberkorn, Visiting Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, and a Fellow, Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University
Abstract




03/25/2015 Faculty House
5:00 PM
Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work
Dr. Kimberly Kay Hoang, Assistant Professor, Boston College




02/25/2015 Faculty House
5:00 PM
The Trouble with Transitional Justice? The Khmer Rouge Tribunal, Thai Truth Commissions and other Debacles
Dr. Duncan McCargo, Senior Research Affiliate, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Professor of Political Science, University of Leeds




11/12/2014 Faculty House
5:00 PM
Southeast Asia’s Strategic Environment
Dr. Joseph Chinyong Liow, Dean and Professor of Comparative and International Politics at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University; Senior Fellow and Lee Kuan Yew Chair of Southeast Asian Studies, Brookings Institution




10/22/2014 Faculty House
4:30 PM
The Economic and Business Challenges Facing Indonesia’s Jokowi Administration
Wayne Forrest, President, American Indonesian Chamber of Commerce