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Panel (CODE: 2): "Uneven Development in the Mekong Region, Infrastructure and Gender Relations"

        0201 (CODE: 02) Uneven Development in the Mekong Region, Infrastructure and Gender Relations John Walsh “UNEVEN DEVELOPMENT AND THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES OF THE GREATER MEKONG SUBREGION” 0203 Alin Chintraruck “WATER PRIVATIZATION DURING RISING DEMAND: THE CASE OF SOUTHERN THAILAND” 0204 Petcharat Lovichakorntikul and Sirirat Ngamsang “THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL INPUT CHANGE ON GENDERED DECISION-MAKING IN RICE-FARMING HOUSEHOLDS IN THAILAND AND CAMBODIA” 0204 Nittana Southiseng “UNEVEN DEVELOPMENT AND SMES IN THE CLMV REGION”          FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fnflm2mi69q6yy6/nnut1rNUph>

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Panel (CODE: 27) Democracy, Social Movements, Media and Civil Society in Myanmar

        2701 (CODE: 27) Democracy, Social Movements, Media and Civil Society in Myanmar April Kyu Kyu GOVERNANCE AND CHANGES OF ECONOMIC AND FOOD SECURITY IN MYANMAR: A CASE STUDY OF LETPADAUNG COPPER MINE PROJECT 2702 Thu Thi Anh Nguyen REVISITING THE DEMOCRATIZATION IN MYANMAR AND INDONESIA FROM A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE 2703 Lian Bawi Thang THE FAILURE OF INDIA'S LOOK EAST POLICY ON BURMA 2704 Khin San Wai CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION AND NON-DISCRIMINATION IN MYANMAR’S TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY 2705 Zhou Lei “REFORM CONTEXTS” AND “INFRA-POLITICS” NARRATIVE: DECODING BURMESE REPORTAGE OF CHINA IN 2012                           FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3gq9ye100cac41x/4p_YqEt2ix>      

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Panel (CODE: 30) Political Economy of Southeast and East Asia

        3001       (CODE: 30) Political Economy of Southeast and East Asia Wan-Ping Tai and Samuel C. Y. Ku AN INDUSTRY WITHOUT INDUSTRIALIZATION: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE FAILURE OF INDONESIA’S AUTO INDUSTRY 3002 Nirinthorn Mesupnikom THE POLITICAL DYNAMICS OF EAST ASIAN FINANCIAL COOPERATION (1997-2013): ITS IMPLICATION FOR ASEAN COMMUNITY 3003 Huong Thanh Vu ASSESSING THE INTEGRATION OF VIETNAM’S DISTRIBUTION SERVICES IN AEC 2015 3004 Haniff Ahamat and Nasarudin Abd. Rahman DELIMITING THE SOCIAL BOUNDARIES OF COMPETITION LAW IN ASEAN: A COMMON APPROACH? 3005 Ngan Nguyen (Paper Only) POST-COLD WAR RELATIONS BETWEEN CAMBODIA AND VIETNAM (1991-2006): DOMESTIC POLITICS, ECONOMIC INTERESTS, REGIME IDENTITIES, REGIONALIZATION                           FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hnvb15j6ooij9vw/HNoN4uSegw>      

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Panel (CODE: 37) Development and The Commons in The Greater Mekong Subregion

        3701 (CODE: 37) Development and The Commons in The Greater Mekong Subregion Achara Banjongprasert THE FRAMING OF MEKONG AS AN ECONOMIC REGION AND THE CHALLENGES OF NGOS ADVOCACY AND CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVISTS 3702 Timotheus J. Krahl A REGIONAL COMMONS PERSPECTIVE ON ENTITLEMENT RIGHTS AND GOVERNANCE 3703 Sokty Chhair DETERMINANTS OF SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF COMMUNITY MANAGED FORESTS IN CAMBODIA 3704 Naomi Hatsukano THE TRILATERAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION SCHEMES IN GREATER MEKONG SUB-REGION COUNTRIES: THE CASE OF THE EMERALD TRIANGLE AND THE CLV DEVELOPMENT TRIANGLE AREA                         FULL PAPERS are available: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/px9rut37ce0qljz/MCDrnqPRJu>      

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Panel (CODE: 38) Development, Disaster and Environmental Justice in Thailand

        3801 (CODE: 38) Development, Disaster and Environmental Justice in Thailand Tananchon Suttichuay THE REPRODUCTION OF HUMAN (IN)SECURITY: A CASE STUDY OF POST-FLOOD AYUTTHAYA 3802 Xianguo Huang SUSTAINABILITY OF UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE IN THAILAND 3803 Yeji Yoo RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN THAILAND: A CASE STUDY OF A BIOMASS PROJECT IN SURIN PROVINCE 3804 Laerke Lillith Thorndal-Debes CAPACITY BUILDING IN COMMUNITY BASED TOURISM                       FULL PAPERS are available on: <https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qosuow5kf0d88sc/zbDdcvbJIv>      

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Panel (CODE: 41) Common Lives Film Festival

Common Lives Film Festival <www.facebook.com/commonlivesfilmfestival> Common Lives Film Festival is a side event of the 3rd International Conference on International Research and Development (ICIRD 2013) on August 23, 2013 Description Common Lives Film Festival is a side event of the 3rd International Conference on International Research and Development (ICIRD 2013).  Originated as Thammasat Human Rights Film Festival featuring films and documentaries on human rights in Southeast Asia, the 2nd year of the festival once again aims to bring together academia and film.  The event will be an opportunity for participants of ICIRD 2013 and also the general public to get a different view on the very same research issues that will be discussed at the conference. A reflection of real life challenges in Southeast Asia mirrored in artists’, journalists’ or activists’ films and documents from all around this region.  “Beyond Borders: Building a Regional Commons in Southeast Asia” is a guideline topic of Common Lives Film Festival. Festival is open to general public and the admission is free. However, if you also wish to attend ICIRD 2013, you need to register no later than August 9th: http://www.icird.org/announcement-news/37-online-registration-for-icird-2013-now-open  Festival program: AUGUST 23rd (12:30 – 4.45 pm)Room n. 209 (Political Economy room), Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University 12:35 – 12:45 Registration 12:45 - 12:55 Opening of the festival 1st Screening block (13:00 - 14:20)7 Short Films on Commons…7 min.; Foundation for Ecological Security(FES), IndiaRice Towards a Better Future…32 min.; Myanmar Our Forests, Our Future…23 min.; Myanmar The Last Kampong of Singapore…7 min.; Singapore  14:20-14:30 COFFEE BREAK  2nd Screening block (14:30-16:00): A River Changes Course…81 min.; Cambodia  (16:00-16:45)DISCUSSION with Mr. Youk Chhang – producer of ‘A River Changes Course’, prominent civil society leader and director of Documentation Center of Cambodia  FULL PROGRAM see <https://www.dropbox.com/s/s3bj1sha5swapn4/FilmProgram.pdf>

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ICIRD 2013 Two-Day Field Trip: “Life Quality of Unskilled Migrant Workers in Thailand”

When Saturday, 24 August - Sunday, 25 August, 2013 (two-day and one-night trip) Where Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN), Muang District, Samut Songkram/Samut Sakorn Province, Thailand Proposed Schedule Saturday, 24 August 2013 08:00    Depart from Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University 10:00    Arrive at of Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN), Samut Sakorn Province             - Welcome by Mr.Sompong Srakaew, Director of LPN             - Overview on “Unskilled Migrant Workers’ Lives in Thailand” 12:00    Lunch13:00    Field-site visit of Burmese workers’ lives in Samut Sakorn Province15:30    Discussion of field-site visit16:00    Depart to Plai-nam Ampawa Guesthouse, Samut Songkram Province17:00    Free Time18:00    Dinner19:00    Talking on “ Local Way of Life in Ampawa Community” Sunday, 25 August 2013 07:00    Walking tour in the community 08:00    Breakfast 09:00    Visit local coconut -palm sugar factory 10:00    Discussion on Burmese Labours in Thai agricultural production By a Thai farmer and a Burmese migrant worker 12:00    Lunch13:00    Visit Three local floating markets in Ampawa District16:00    Depart to Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University Participation Fee 50 USD / 1,500 Thai Baht per participant (including transportation, lunch and accommodation)Note: The fee should be paid when registering for the conference online. Additional Information Maximum Number of Participants: 40 personsNote: Application will be accepted on a first-come and first-served basis.

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ICIRD 2013 Two-Day Field Trip: “Life Quality of Unskilled Migrant Workers in Thailand”

When Saturday, 24 August - Sunday, 25 August, 2013 (two-day and one-night trip) Where Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN), Muang District, Samut Songkram/Samut Sakorn Province, Thailand Proposed Schedule Saturday, 24 August 2013 08:00    Depart from Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University10:00    Arrive at of Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN), Samut Sakorn Province             - Welcome by Mr.Sompong Srakaew, Director of LPN             - Overview on “Unskilled Migrant Workers’ Lives in Thailand”12:00    Lunch13:00    Field-site visit of Burmese workers’ lives in Samut Sakorn Province15:30    Discussion of field-site visit16:00    Depart to Plai-nam Ampawa Guesthouse, Samut Songkram Province17:00    Free Time18:00    Dinner19:00    Talking on “ Local Way of Life in Ampawa Community” Sunday, 25 August 2013 07:00    Walking tour in the community08:00    Breakfast09:00    Visit local coconut -palm sugar factory10:00    Discussion on Burmese Labours in Thai agricultural production By a Thai farmer and a Burmese migrant worker12:00    Lunch13:00    Visit Three local floating markets in Ampawa District16:00    Depart to Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University Participation Fee 50 USD / 1,500 Thai Baht per participant (including transportation, lunch and accommodation)Note: The fee should be paid when registering for the conference online. Additional Information Maximum Number of Participants: 40 personsNote: Application will be accepted on a first-come and first-served basis.

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

WHAT: 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.) WHEN: 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. WHERE: Thammasat University, Tha Prachan Campus, Bangkok (NOTE: For more details, please check the workshop schedule.) HOW TO APPLY: 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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