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.

Professor Ann Marie Murphy

Professor Hugh T. Patrick

Jayne Werner

Kim Truong




09/25/2013 Faculty House
5:00 PM
Myanmar’s Transition from Authoritarianism: Challenges and Opportunities
Ardeth Thawnghmung, PhD, Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell
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10/23/2013 Faculty House
5:00 PM
On Cambodia's Recent Elections
Duncan McCargo, PhD, Professor of Southeast Asian Politics, School of Political and International Studies, University of Leeds and Visiting Professor, Columbia University
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12/04/2013 Faculty House
5:00 PM
Indonesian Policy Towards ASEAN: A Crumbling Cornerstone
Donald E. Weatherbee, PhD, Department of Political Science, University of South Carolina
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02/25/2014 Faculty House
5:00 PM
Writing Environmental Histories of Viet Nam and Cambodia
Ben Kiernan, PhD, Professor of History; Director of the Genocide Studies Program; Chair, Council on Southeast Asia Studies, Yale University
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04/09/2014 Faculty House
5:00 PM
Untapped Middle Power Ties: What South Korea and ASEAN Can Do for the Region
Yongwook Ryu, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations, Australian National University
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05/07/2014 Faculty House
5:00 PM