Upcoming events

Plenary II – Democracy and Civil Society under threats in Southeast Asia

Opening Remarks: Stine Klapper (Director, Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung)  Speakers:  • Pongkwan Sawasdipak (Chair)–(Lecturer of International Relations at Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand). • Herbert Docena–(University of the Philippines-Diliman) • Zaw Aung – (Independent Researcher, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand) • Anna MargretGaol –(Lecturer at Political Science at the Department of Politics, at the University of Indonesia). • Chantana BanpasirichotWungaeo –(Associate Professor with the Department of Government, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


Break Out Session (I) - Disaster Risk Reduction on Human Security Governance

Tavida Kamolvej (Chair) - Vulnerable group and Risk Education (Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University) Parichat Krongkant - Risk Assessment for the community (School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology) Teeranong Sakulsri - Institutional development for Thailand disaster management (Institute of Population and Social Reseach, Mahidol University). Wijitbussaba Marome - Thailand Public Expenditure in Disaster Risk Management 2012-2015 (Faculty of Architecture & Planning, Thammasat University).    


Break Out Session (I) - Climate change and Energy Crisis (I)

Chairs: Carl Middleton and Puli Fuwongcharoen   Robert F. Irven - Perceptions of Climate Justice from a Grassroots Perspective: A case study from the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh  Tipakson Manpati - Knowledge Production   of Nuclear Energy in Thailand: How   Does It   Frame   Risk   to Dominate   a   Vision   of Sustainable Development for Climate Change?  Donabel S. Tumandao - Gathering 'good' qualitative data in local communities post Typhoon Yolanda: power, conversation and negotiated memory (Working Papaer IV) Vanessa Hongsathavij - A Win-Win for All? The Informal Recycling Sector in Municipal Solid Waste Management


Break Out Session (I) - Democratization and its Rollbacks (I)

Chairs: Virot Ali and Coeli Barry  Alexandra Demetrianova - Electoral Authoritarianism in Cambodia: The China Factor Sri Nuryanti - Democracy and its rollback: Addressing some challenges of the Flawed Democratic Countries Tittaphan Vachananda - Thailand’s Legitimacy Crisis: The Politics of the Late King's Sufficiency Economy Philosophy


Break Out Session (II) - Citizenship and Education

Coeli Barry (Chair)  Hay Mar Myint Aye - Examining the Human Rights Education Reform Agenda in Myanmar Colin Tan - Unravelling the Discontents of Inequality in Singapore’s Education System Yusuf Can Bektas - Using Education as a Tool for Dialogue: Analysis of Hizmet Movement in Thailand and Cambodia


Break Out Session (II) - Food Security

Prapimphan Chiengkul (Chair)  Bruce Portugal Amoroto - Rice Not Rights: The Neoliberal Approach to Food Security and to the Right to Food in the Philippines Nguyen Ngoc Thao Le - Revisiting the enduring problem of inequality in Food Security and applying Republicanism on the Global Governance on Food Security Siya Uthai - The Use of Land for Economic Development: Food and Farmer Insecurities in Mekong countries


Break Out Session (II) - Religion and Violent Extremism (I)

CHairs: Zakee Pitakumpol and Yanuar Sumarlan Anandita Biswas - Religion and Politics in India: an interrogation Muhammad Nur Aziz, Firdaus Akbar and Novrizal Roynanda - Role of Muhammadiyah in Preventing the Radicalism Influence in Indonesia  Sang Hnin Lian - Systemic Threat to the Religious Freedoms of Christian Chins In Transitioning Burma/Myanmar



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