You are cordially invited to apply to attend a lecture session given by two pre-eminent scholars, Dr. Mark Thompson (The City University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Michael Connors (The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus).
"Introduction to Asian Values//Asian Liberalisms: Contested Political Interpretations of Culture in Southeast Asia"
"'Asian Values' Versus 'Asian Democracy': Contested Political Interpretations of Culture in Southeast Asia" (by Dr. Mark Thompson)
"Disciplining Power: The Idea of Royal Liberalism" (by Dr. Michael Connors)
To understanding the meaning of “democracy” in an Asian and Southeast context
To better understand the concepts “Asian values”, “Asian liberalism”, and “Asian democracy”
To pose your questions and discuss your ideas on these topics with two of their most prominent theorists
September 5, 2013 (10:00-13:00)
Note: This lecture will be given as a part of the two-day ICIRD Visiting Schholars Workshop (September 5-6, 2013). This lecture is open to public (while the other sessions are limited to students from the four ICIRD member universities: Chiang Mai University, Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University and Thammasat University).
Room 102, Faculty of Political Science Building (see the campus map), Thammasat University, Tha Prachan Campus, Bangkok
How to Apply:
If you are interested in attending the lecture, please contact email@example.com with your full name (please specify your sex), affiliation and e-mail address by no later than September 3, 2013. There is a limited space available.