You are cordially invited to apply to attend a lecture session given by two pre-eminent scholars, Dr. Mark Thompson (The City University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Michael Connors (The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus).
"Introduction to Asian Values//Asian Liberalisms: Contested Political Interpretations of Culture in Southeast Asia"
"'Asian Values' Versus 'Asian Democracy': Contested Political Interpretations of Culture in Southeast Asia" (by Dr. Mark Thompson)
"Disciplining Power: The Idea of Royal Liberalism" (by Dr. Michael Connors)
- To understanding the meaning of “democracy” in an Asian and Southeast context
- To better understand the concepts “Asian values”, “Asian liberalism”, and “Asian democracy”
- To pose your questions and discuss your ideas on these topics with two of their most prominent theorists
September 5, 2013 (10:00-13:00)
Note: This lecture will be given as a part of the two-day ICIRD Visiting Schholars Workshop (September 5-6, 2013). This lecture is open to public (while the other sessions are limited to students from the four ICIRD member universities: Chiang Mai University, Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University and Thammasat University).
Room 102, Faculty of Political Science Building, Thammasat University, Tha Prachan Campus (click here for the campus map ---> the Faculty of Political Science building is indicated by #3)
How to Apply: