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Panel (CODE: 23): P2P Foundation "Wealth of the Commons"

Ethical Economy: will capitalism evolve or will we evolve beyond it?A number of new development point at a radically different future for the world economy. Peer to peer production, commons based economic systems, ethical economy, participatory economies, new localisms all indicate an ongoing shift in the root logic of the global economy.  Ho can we understand this shift within the history of capitalism? Are these developments that point beyond the capitalist mode of production- have the time of the final 'negation of the negation' come? Or will capitalism evolve, incorporating these contraditions into a different format, based ona different hegemonic logic and with different contradiction (just as it has done any times in the past). In that case what is the relation between the common and capitalist accumulation in an evolved capitalist economy? Or will it all simply collapse into barbarianism? In this panel two economic theorists: Michel Bauwens of the Peer to peer foundation and sociologist, Adam Arvidsson, author of The Ethical Economy: Rebuilding Value after the Crisis (New York; Columbia University Press, 2013) discuss with two practitioners and social entrepreneurs, in order to formulate the high-theoretical vision of where we are and where we might be going.Full Paper is available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3s46fgn93o6dyc2/d5g6RR9FGB>

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Panel (CODE: 17): OXFAM-GB "Better for a Better Future: The common market: Regional economic integration and the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)"

(CODE: 17) OXFAM-GB - Better for a Better Future: The common market: Regional economic integration and the ASEAN Economic  Community (AEC) The panel hosts four speakers, with the following topics: 1. Case Study: Private Sector Investments in Agricultural Lands Farmer Representative 2. Case Study: Private Sector Investments in the Fisheries Sector Fisherfolk Representative 3. Regional Regulations on Private Sector Investments in Agriculture Riza Bernabe Oxfam – GROW Campaign 4. Good Governance in AEC: Challenges and Prospects Orlando Mercado EROPA Publications are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ztst3vrsdlqnmbj/9mj9BlNGhM>

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Panel (CODE: 16): Focus on the Global South B

Reclaiming and Defending the Commons in Southeast Asia Two Round table discussions Focus on the Global South, August 23 Southeast Asia’s fast growth is accompanied by increased inequality, concentration of wealth and assets in the higher income strata, and a steady erosion of the commons: natural, social, cultural and political. As the social, ecological and political costs of this development model rise, the question of how Southeast Asia’s booming economies could shift from their present trajectory to a more equitable, ecological and democratic path becomes all the more pressing. What are the impacts of Southeast Asia’s economic boom on the region’s commons and peoples? What would a different economic, social, ecological and political Southeast Asia look like? Where are the opportunities for transformation, rebuilding and defending the commons, and Global South solidarity? Who are the emerging social movements and social actors?    Abstract is available from: <https://www.dropbox.com/s/lxomnit8qfowao0/RoundtableAbstract.pdf> Focus on the Global South (Focus) invites conference participants to explore these questions in a two-part Round Table discussion, on August 23. Round Table I (10:20-12:20):  (CODE: 15) The State of the Commons in Southeast Asia Venue: CUSRI-Conference Room Moderator: Shalmali Guttal, Focus on the Global South  Impacts of the economic growth and development model on the commons: Dr. Walden Bello, Member of the House of Representatives, Philippines Democracy, public goods and citizenship: Enrique Villanueva, Institute for Popular Democracy and Associative Water Centre of the Philippines. Ecosystems, land and water: Premrudee Daorong, TERRA, Thailand Open discussion Synthesis: Mary Anne Manahan, Focus on the Global South   Round Table II (13:20-15:20):  (CODE: 16) Defending the Commons in Southeast Asia Venue: CUSRI-Conference Room Moderator: Dorothy Guererro, Focus on the Global South The commons as lived, practiced and created by communities: Nadya Karimasari, Serikat Petani Indonesia, Indonesia Challenging and resisting the growth/development model: Riza Damanik, Institute for Global Justice, Indonesia Alternative Approaches to Territorial Waters (transforming political-social relationships): Eduardo Climaco Tadem, Professor of Asian Studies, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines Open discussion Synthesis: Clarissa Militante, Focus on the Global South

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Panel (CODE: 15): Focus on the Global South A

Reclaiming and Defending the Commons in Southeast Asia Two Round table discussions Focus on the Global South, August 23 Southeast Asia’s fast growth is accompanied by increased inequality, concentration of wealth and assets in the higher income strata, and a steady erosion of the commons: natural, social, cultural and political. As the social, ecological and political costs of this development model rise, the question of how Southeast Asia’s booming economies could shift from their present trajectory to a more equitable, ecological and democratic path becomes all the more pressing. What are the impacts of Southeast Asia’s economic boom on the region’s commons and peoples? What would a different economic, social, ecological and political Southeast Asia look like? Where are the opportunities for transformation, rebuilding and defending the commons, and Global South solidarity? Who are the emerging social movements and social actors?   Abstract is available from: <https://www.dropbox.com/s/lxomnit8qfowao0/RoundtableAbstract.pdf> Focus on the Global South (Focus) invites conference participants to explore these questions in a two-part Round Table discussion, on August 23. Round Table I (10:20-12:20):  (CODE: 15) The State of the Commons in Southeast Asia Venue: CUSRI-Conference Room Moderator: Shalmali Guttal, Focus on the Global South  Impacts of the economic growth and development model on the commons: Dr. Walden Bello, Member of the House of Representatives, Philippines Democracy, public goods and citizenship: Enrique Villanueva, Institute for Popular Democracy and Associative Water Centre of the Philippines. Ecosystems, land and water: Premrudee Daorong, TERRA, Thailand Open discussion Synthesis: Mary Anne Manahan, Focus on the Global South   Round Table II (13:20-15:20):  (CODE: 16) Defending the Commons in Southeast Asia Venue: CUSRI-Conference Room Moderator: Dorothy Guererro, Focus on the Global South The commons as lived, practiced and created by communities: Nadya Karimasari, Serikat Petani Indonesia, Indonesia Challenging and resisting the growth/development model: Riza Damanik, Institute for Global Justice, Indonesia Alternative Approaches to Territorial Waters (transforming political-social relationships): Eduardo Climaco Tadem, Professor of Asian Studies, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines Open discussion Synthesis: Clarissa Militante, Focus on the Global South

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Panel (CODE: 12): Graduate Volunteer Center – Thammasat University (GVC-TU) “Rethinking Refugees: Protection, Survival and Prospects for Displaced Persons from Burma”

        1201 (CODE: 12) Graduate Volunteer Center – Thammasat University (GVC-TU) “Rethinking Refugees: Protection, Survival and Prospects for Displaced Persons from Burma” Prasert Rangkla   “AFTER DISPLACEMENT: MOBILITY AND PROSPECTS FOR KAREN POST-REFUGEE FUTURES” 1202 Zaw Lut “ARMED CONFLICT, INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS, AND PROTECTION MECHANISM IN KACHIN STATE CASE STUDY: LAIZA, MYANMAR-CHINA BORDER, KACHIN STATE, MYANMAR” 1203 Vinai Boonlue “THE SOCIAL SUFFERING OF BORDERLANDERS” 1203 Saw Keh Doe “PREGNANCY CARING PRACTICES OF DISPLACED KAREN WOMAN IN A REFUGEE CAMP, NORTHWESTERN THAILAND”                              FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/maihnp69fk70ean/VymgXIrXAt>

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Panel (CODE: 7): RCSD Chiang Mai University - A: "Understanding Development in Myanmar: The Commons, Communities and Shared Resources"

        0701 (CODE: 07) RCSD - Chiang Mai University-A: "Understanding Development in Myanmar: The Commons, Communities and Shared Resources" Kyin Lam Mang “CHANGING TRADITIONAL COLLECTIVE LAND USE IN SAMI, SOUTHERN CHIN STATE, WESTERN MYANMAR” 0702 Chan Myawe Aung Sun “COMMUNITY RESPONSES TO RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF DEPRIVATION IN URBAN MYANMAR” 0703 Phoo Pwint Phyu “THE EFFECT OF MICROFINANCE ON THE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF THE WOMEN IN MYANMAR” 0704 Gabriella Steinemann “PEACE PROCESS, DEMOCRATIZATION, AND MINE ACTION EFFECTIVENESS: A STUDY OF LANDMINE VICTIM ASSISTANCE IN KAYIN STATE AND ON THE THAI-MYANMAR BORDER”                            FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/c97qlyguqxdu5tk/lHwNhlz4XS>

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Panel (CODE: 5): University of Vienna "Migration, Citizenship and Rights"

        0501     (CODE: 05) University of Vienna: Migration, Citizenship and Rights Chair: Dr. Wolfram Schaffar Discussant: Prof. Dr. Supang Chantavanich Petra Dannecker MIGRATION, CITIZENSHIP, AND RIGHTS: INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. 0502 Christiane Vossemer “IN HOW FAR CAN ACTOR-ORIENTED AND BROADENED CONCEPTS OF CITIZENSHIP SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE HEALTH SITUATION OF BURMESE MIGRANTS IN THAILAND?” 0503 Polina Polianskaja “REFLECTIONS ON ENCAMPMENT: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY FROM THE THAI-MYANMAR BORDER” 0504 Susanne Walter and Pia Maria Vogler FORGOING CITIZENSHIP – SOCIAL FACTORS IN RESETTLEMENT. AN EMPIRICAL STUDY FROM THAM HIN CAMP, THAILAND 0505 Michelle Proyer “THAILAND’S MOVE FROM A PITY/CHARITY TO A RIGHTS-BASED UNDERSTANDING OF DISABILITY IN EDUCATION – WISHFUL THINKING, IMPOSSIBILITY OR REALISTIC GOAL FOR POLICY IMPLEMENTATION?”            FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9sq5eoi0rt0bc8y/t8SZQ-u9Ib>

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Panel (CODE: 4): "Human Rights in the ASEAN Community"

        0401 (CODE: 04) Human Rights in the ASEAN Community Abubakar Eby Hara THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ASEAN HUMAN RIGHTS PERSPECTIVE AND THE FORMATION OF THE ASEAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (AICHR) 0402 Mohd Azizuddin Mohd Sani THE NEO-COMMUNITARIANISM MODEL OF ASEAN COMMUNITY ON HUMAN RIGHTS AGENDA 0403 James Gomez and Robin Ramcharan “DISCOURSES ON THE PROTECTION HUMAN RIGHTS: EMERGENCE OF A CULTURALLY SPECIFIC REGIME IN SOUTHEAST ASIA” 0404 Shamsuddin L. Taya “HUMAN RIGHTS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: COMPARING MALAYSIA AND THE PHILIPPINES”                          FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/347rqr9hone6npz/Q2ONImp2iZ>

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Panel (CODE: 3): "Singapore’s New Paradigm: The Challenges of Being ‘Ordinary’ "

        0301 (CODE: 03) Singapore’s new paradigm: the challenges of being ‘ordinary’ Michael Barr “SINGAPORE THE ORDINARY: THE DECLINE OF SINGAPORE EXCEPTIONALISM” 0302 Bridget Welsh “IN SEARCH OF CONSENSUS IN SINGAPORE” 0303 Kenneth Paul Tan “SINGAPORE AS A MEANS OF BUILDING OPPOSITIONAL COALITION(S)”                     FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/7ih8g1puycpbjp2/NpKGXP1Cj9>      

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