Upcoming events

Break Out Session (III) - Development and Trans-border Economy (I)

Virot Ali (Chair) He Ke - The Chinese “OBOR” Initiative and its impact on ASEAN Integration: From a Perspective of Structural Realism Laura Takenaka - Bricks in the Wall” : A Study of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy in Thailand and finding the gaps in the framework Michael Craven - Japanese Direct Investment Trends in Thailand: 2006 to 2016


Break Out Session (III) - Transnational Relations and Governance

Mike Hayes (Chair)  Macarthur Kitibutr - The Effect of Military and Political Relations between United States and Russia toward Asia Huynh Tam Sang - The South China Sea issue in Australia – Vietnam relations since 2007 and some suggestions for Australia to promote security in the South China Sea Miguel Fuentes Cervantes - Foreign Policy Responses to China’s Growing Presence in Latin America: The Cases of Chile, Ecuador and Peru


Break Out Session (II) - Civil Society and Participation

Siya Uthai (Chair)  Vorawan Wannalak - Enhancing Local Participation in Forest Conservation through Inclusive Business: A Case Study of Mivana Coffee Austin Silvan - Understanding Mobilization: A Case Study of Bangkok Student Activist Participation May May Maysarah and Lufthi Noorfitriyani - Civil Engagement in Peace Journalism


Professor Dr. Jomo Kwame Sundaram (Keynote Speech)

Prof. Dr. Jomo Kwame Sundaram holds the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in International Studies at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia, and is Visiting Senior Fellow at Khazanah Research Institute, Visiting Fellow at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University, and Adjunct Professor at the International Islamic University in Malaysia. He was Professor at the University of Malaya (1986-2004), Founder-Chair of International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs), UN Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development (2005-2012), Research Coordinator for the G24 Intergovernmental Group on International Monetary Affairs and Development during 2006-2012, and Assistant Director General for Economic and Social Development, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (2012-2015). He has authored and edited over a hundred books and translated 12 volumes besides writing many academic papers and media articles. He has received several honours and awards for his work including the 2007 Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought.


Proposed Session - Education and Citizenship

 1. Panel Discussion (i) – Democracy, Education and Citizenship  Speakers:  Vachararutai Boontinand (Chair) – Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University Joel Westheimer - Democracy, education, citizenship in a context of global crisis: what kind of citizen?” (University Research Chair in Democracy and Education, University of Ottawa) David Zyngier – Critical Citizenship for Multicultural societies, the case of Australian Education for Citizenship (Faculty of Education, Monash University, Melbourne) Boon Yee Jasmine Sim – Critical Patriotism, the case of Singapore Citizenship Education (National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University (NIE/NTU), Singapore)   2. Panel Discussion (ii) –The community of Democratic Citizenship Education: from local to global network Speakers: Vachararutai Boontinand (Chair) Boon Yee Jasmine Sim - Overview of the international community: trends and challenges  Athapol Anunthavorasakul - Movement in Thailand: the Thai Civic Education Network (Thai Civic Education Centre and Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand   3. Paper Presentations Speakers: Padtheera Narkurairattana (Chair) Prin Tepnarin - Civic Education in a Transformative Era: some observation on the course on Dharmacracy (College of Politics and Governance, Mahasarakham University, Thailand) Apaichon Sajjapatanakul - The Scenario of Future Environmental History Instruction to Develop Sustainable Global Citizenship (Faculty of Education, Pibulsongkram Rajabhat University, Thailand



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