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Ms Lermie Shayne Santos GARCIA

MA Asian Studies (Southeast Asia), Asian Center, University of the Philippines; BA Philippine Studies (cum laude), College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines

PhD Student

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Contact Information

Office: NSB, Room 807
Phone: 3442-6027 / 3442-7340
Fax: 3442-0180
Email: lsgarcia3-c@my.cityu.edu.hk
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Research Interests

  • Comparative politics (Philippines and Indonesia)
  • Chinese aid in Southeast Asia
  • Japan-China competition in Southeast Asia
  • Southeast Asian Studies in the Philippines
Supervisor: Prof Mark R Thompson

Teaching

  • Ateneo de Manila University (2015-2018)
  • De La Salle University (2013-2016)

Recent Research Projects

  • Competing Asian powers and local politics: A comparative study of Japanese and Chinese ODA in the Philippines and Indonesia (The Sumitomo Foundation Japan-Related Research Award)

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Garcia, L. S. (2017). Chinese Aid in Southeast Asia before the Belt and Road Initiative: Solidarity or Business as Usual? Asian Studies Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia, 53(1), 66-99. http://www.asj.upd.edu.ph/mediabox/archive/ASJ_53_1_2017/Garcia.pdf
  • Garcia, L. S. (2017). The mosaic of ASEAN Identities: issues, challenges, and prospects in the formation of ASEAN Identity among ethnic Chinese in insular Southeast Asia. Ateneo Chinese Studies Program Lecture Series, No. 4, 29-67. https://journals.ateneo.edu/index.php/cspls/article/view/2718/2595
  • Garcia, L. S., & Pitlo, L. (2017). Big Power Rivalry and Domestic Politics: Media’s Portrayal of the Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Railway. Asian Politics & Policy, 9(1), 169-174. https://doi.org/10.1111/aspp.12292

Conference Papers

  • The politics of rhetoric, the rhetoric of politics: An analysis of Rodrigo Duterte’s Japan-China rivalry and independent foreign policy rhetoric using presidential speeches, APISA Conference 11, Phitsanulok University, Thailand, 20-21 October 2017
  • The mosaic of ASEAN Identities: issues, challenges, and prospects in the formation of ASEAN Identity among ethnic Chinese in insular Southeast Asia, Malay World Conference, De La Salle University, 15 September 2017 / 9th Generation Global Workshop, Kyoto University, 26-27 September 2016
  • In or Out the Global South: How Does China’s Development Assistance to Southeast Asia Demonstrate its Role in the Global South?, World International Studies Conference, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1-3 April 2017
  • China’s Role in South–South Development Cooperation: An analysis of Chinese aid to three Southeast Asian countries (Burma, Cambodia and the Philippines), Second International Conference on International Relations and Development, Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 26–27 July 2012
  • South-South Development Cooperation: A View from the Less Developed South, First International Conference on International Relations and Development, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 19–20 May 2011