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Date: 24 Sep 2017 (Sun)
Time: 1 pm
Venue: LT-11, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building, CityU
"Political Killings and the 'War on Drugs' in the post-Marcos Philippines"
Speaker: Mr. Danilo Andres Reyes
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The Southeast Asia Research Centre (SEARC) was inaugurated on 27 February 2001 as a faculty-based research centre within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (now the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, CLASS). It is the only research Centre focused on Southeast Asia in Hong Kong. SEARC has established a strong international reputation as an important setting for the study of political, economic, and social issues in contemporary Southeast Asia. While receiving funding in most years from City University of Hong Kong (CityU), SEARC members have actively sought competitive external grant funding, helping to foster a steady output of high-quality publications and working papers. The Centre has also attracted many respected scholars as visitors who, in carrying out research projects and conducting seminars, have further energized the Centre. And in regularly sponsoring international conferences, workshops, public addresses, and roundtables, SEARC has contributed widely to public debate and intellectual life at CityU.



A Southeast Asian Perspective from the City University of Hong Kong.


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Designing the early-American Colonial City in the Philippines, 1898-1916
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Working Papers

Date Title Author
07 Sep 2017 (Thu) Legal Dilemmas in Releasing Indonesia's Political Prisoners Daniel Pascoe
22 Feb 2017 (Wed) The Land of Forced Smiles:Military Rule in Thailand and its Discontents James Buchanan
17 Feb 2017 (Fri) Vietnamese Trajectories: Negotiating Refuge and Belonging Through Forced Migrations Stephen James
02 Nov 2016 (Wed) Revolusi! Rebolusyon!: A Filipino Revisiting of Benedict Anderson's "The Languages of Indonesian Politics" (1966) Ramon Guillermo
13 Oct 2016 (Thu) Operationalising UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in South East Asia Amy Barrow
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