Int’l Conference on Area Studies and the Study of Politics in Asia held in UPD

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The Asian Politics & Policy, University of the Philippines Department of Political Science, UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) Program on Strategic Studies, and UP CIDS Program on Social and Political Change hosted an international conference on November 28-29, 2017 at the GT Toyota Asian Cultural Center in UP Diliman, Quezon City.

 

Int’l Conference on Area Studies and the Study of Politics in Asia held in UPD
Photo by El Bacani, UP MPRO

 

The event, “Conference on Area Studies and the Study of Politics and Policy in Asia”, featured paper presentations and discussions on populism, public policy and accountability, international relations, migration, civil rights, and related issues faced by the Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and other countries.

The keynote address for the conference was delivered by Dr. Vinod Thomas, Special Adviser to the President and Dean of the Asian Institute of Management. He is also a visiting professor at the National University of Singapore. Previously, he worked for the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank.

 

Int’l Conference on Area Studies and the Study of Politics in Asia held in UPD
Photo by El Bacani, UP MPRO

 

Participants in the two-day conference were researchers and faculty from: UP Diliman, UP Manila, De La Salle University (Metro Manila), Saint Louis University (Baguio City), University of San Carlos (Cebu City), Ateneo de Davao University (Davao City), University of Washington (Seattle), Thammasat University (Bangkok), Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Bangladesh), Metropolitan University, University of Sydney, and Universitas Indonesia. (Fred Dabu, UP MPRO)

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