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Pre-Conference Event: Workshop on "Indigenous Knowledge (IK) & Natural Commons in Myanmar

By Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southeast Asia. Description from <>NOTE: This is a CLOSED EVENT. The results will be presented on the HBS-SEA's panel (CODE 13, August 22, 13:40-15:40, Chumpot Pantip Building - Chulalongkorn University).

Keynote Speech I: "Social Development in Asia: 21st Century Globalization and the Rise of Emerging Societies"

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jan Nederveen Pieterse (Mellichamp Professor of Global Studies and Sociology in the Global & International Studies Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, <>) Chair: Prof. Surichai Wun’gaeo (Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Center, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)  Discussants: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Victor R. Savage (National University of Singapore, Singapore) and Dr. Lau Kin-chi (Lingnan University, Hong Kong)FULL PAPER is available on: <>Abstract: While Asia is rising, a key issue throughout the region is the quality of growth. How does growth relate to poverty alleviation? How much does the Human Development Index shrink when adjusted for inequality? When factoring in sustainability, by how much should growth be discounted? Is what is taking place just growth or also emancipation? What is the relationship between human development and social development, in the sense of institutions that enable voice and participation, inclusive development, and the provision of public goods? On these scores how does Southeast Asia figure in? In Southeast Asia what does it take to move towards coherent pluralism or broadly coordinated action of institutions at all levels?


The registration will take place at the first floor of Prachatipok building, the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University.  Note: Click here for a larger image. There will be three tables for: Presenters Non-presenters Students/staff from ICIRD Knowledge Network member universities


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