ICIRD Visiting Scholars Workshop: "Asian Values, Asian Liberalisms"

When: 05 September 2013 | 09:30 - 21:00

Where: Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Tha Prachan Campus


You are cordially encouraged to apply to participate in a workshop given by two pre-eminent scholars, Dr. Mark Thompson (The City University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Michael Connors (The University of Nottingham), on the topic of: Asian Values//Asian Liberalisms

IF you……

  • are interested in understanding the meaning of “democracy” in an Asian and Southeast context; 
  • want to better understand the concepts “Asian values”, “Asian liberalism”, and “Asian democracy";
  • want to pose your questions and discuss your ideas on these topics with two of their most prominent theorists;
  • are a MA or PhD student OR an advanced undergraduate (2nd year and beyond) from one of the four ICIRD member univerisites: Chiang Mai University, Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University, Thammasat University, and
  • are able to actively participate in discussions in English

…..THEN you

  • should apply to attend the workshop. (6-7 students will be selected from each of the four ICIRD member institutions (Chiang Mai University, Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University and Thammasat University) to participate in the workshop.)


Thursday, September 5th – Friday, September 6th (two full days, i.e. morning ~ evening) Note: The schedule of the workshop (updated on 29/08/2013) is avialble here.


Thammasat University, Tha Prachan Campus, Bangkok (NOTE: For more details, please check the workshop schedule.)


Submit your application to info@icird.org by no later than August 23, 2013 ---> APPLICATION CLOSED. You will be notified about the status of your application by the end of August.


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