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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

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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

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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

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Call for Papers: Civil Society in Asia, International Conference in Melbourne 2

Call For Papers: Transnational Civil Society in Asia: The Potential of Grassroots Regionalization International Conference, December 6-7, 2018 Co-Convenors: Akihiro Ogawa & Simon A. Avenell Civil society is one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking and socio-economic development, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between … Continue reading

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2018 Wenzao International Conference on Southeast Asian Studies

 Wenzao ICSEAS 2018: Oct. 25-27, 2018 Call for Paper Conference Theme - Southeast Asia: Transition and Transformation For more information, please visit: Call for Paper_2018 Wenzao ICSEAS Building on the success of the “2017 Wenzao International Conference on Southeast Asia Studies” (2017 Wenzao ICSEAS) with conference theme: Beyond Borders and Boundaries and a forthcoming edited … Continue reading

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ISTR Asia Pacific Conference, 2017

Asia Pacific Regional Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) December 4-5, 2017 Jakarta, Indonesia Hosted by Trisakti University Akihiro Ogawa, Keynote Speech Keynote Address: Global Challenges and Sustainability in the Asia Pacific:  The Role of the Third Sector Asia Pacific International Academic Committee Australia: Ruth Phillips, University of Sydney China: Xijin Jia, Tsinghua … Continue reading

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116th American Anthropological Association annual meeting

The Moral Economy of Protest in East Asia December 2nd, 2017 Washington, D.C. Anru Lee (panel chair) Dulam Bumochir (presenter) Presentations: 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM A Destabilizing Stability: The Cultural Politics of Protest and Control in Hong Kong 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Herders' Protests: Pasture, National Identity and State in Mongolia and China 2:30 … Continue reading