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ISTR Asia‐Pacific Regional Conference July 15‐16, 2019 CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

2019 ISTR Asia Pacific Conference theme: Shifting Sands? The Challenges of Regulatory Change and Its Impact on the Third Sector Environment in the Asia Pacific Region Co‐hosted by the School of Global Studies, Thammasat University and Center for Civil Society and Philanthropy, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA)   IMPORTANT DATES Deadline for Abstract submission … Continue reading ISTR Asia‐Pacific Regional Conference July 15‐16, 2019 CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Civil Society in Asia, 2nd International Conference (Melbourne)

Transnational Civil Society in Asia: The Potential of Grassroots Regionalization The conference is the start of an interdisciplinary effort to analyze civil society in Asia through the lens of inter- Asian connectivities to obtain a more holistic understanding of this burgeoning, border-crossing, grassroots regional space. For more information, please refer to the conference details: Poster_2nd … Continue reading Civil Society in Asia, 2nd International Conference (Melbourne)

Call for Papers: 14th Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference 2018

Enabling Positive Impact: Philanthropy, Accountability and Governance in the Third Sector Call for Papers 14th Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference 2018 Thursday 29 & Friday 30 November 2018 Location: University of Notre Dame Australia, School of Business, Sydney NSW Australia Enabling Positive Impact: Philanthropy, Accountability and Governance in the Third Sector ANZTSR invites … Continue reading Call for Papers: 14th Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference 2018

Civil Society in Asia: 2nd International Conference, Melbourne

Transnational Civil Society in Asia: The Potential of Grassroots Regionalization December 6 & 7, 2018 University of Melbourne Organizers Akihiro Ogawa, University of Melbourne Simon A. Avenell, Australian National University List of Paper Presenters Simon A. Avenell, Australian National University Alex Buhk, University of Victoria, Wellington Herlin Chien, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages Dang Thi … Continue reading Civil Society in Asia: 2nd International Conference, Melbourne

Book Launch: Southeast Asia: Beyond Borders and Boundaries

Recent publication and launch of the edited volume entitled Southeast Asia: Beyond Borders and Boundaries. ACSRN members Herlin Chien and Jorge Tigno are involved in the book, which looks deeper into the intricacies of politics, society, and culture of Southeast Asia. The book launch event was held June 13, 2018 at the Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, … Continue reading Book Launch: Southeast Asia: Beyond Borders and Boundaries

Face the Nation: Civil Society & The Delivery of Good Governance (Udan Fernando)

Recently, Udan Fernando was invited to appear on national TV for a panel discussion on Civil Society and Good Governance. The discussion appeared on Face the Nation, and included elaborations on Udan's contributions to the Handbook of Civil Society in Asia, published with Routledge last year. Udan’s chapter Sri Lankan Civil Society: Roller Coasters and a Repeat … Continue reading Face the Nation: Civil Society & The Delivery of Good Governance (Udan Fernando)

Public Lecture: Film Activism in Southeast Asia

Dr Gaik Cheng Khoo University of Nottingham, Malaysia Event Details: Date: Tuesday 19 June, 2018 Time: 6:00-7:30pm Venue: Room B120 (Theatre 2) 207-221 Bouverie Street University of Melbourne Parkville, VIC 3010 Film Activism in Southeast Asia For all enquiries, please contact edwin.jurriens@unimelb.edu.au Bookings are essential for this free public lecture. Register at http://alumni.online.unimelb.edu.au/Khoo2018 " This lecture … Continue reading Public Lecture: Film Activism in Southeast Asia