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4th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network
Activated Borders: Re-openings, Ruptures and Relationships

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The conference was organized by the Southeast Asia Research Centre (SEARC), City University of Hong Kong, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), the Netherlands and the Asian Borderlands Research Network (ABRN). It featured papers and panels that addressed continuities and transformations along routes and borders in Asia, broadly related to the theme “Re-openings, Ruptures and Relationships.”

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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.

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Recent Seminars

Events
Good Neighbours: Ethnic and Religious Tolerance in Myanmar
09 Feb 2015 (Mon)
Abstract: Most countries undertaking transitions from authoritarian rules to democracy seek to overcome historical divisions and build a more inclusive society based on reco... details
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Money politics: patronage, clientelism, and electoral dynamics in Southeast Asia
26 Jan 2015 (Mon)
Abstract: The term ‘money politics’ is widely used throughout Southeast Asia, commonly as a vague but derisive label for political practices deemed unsavoury and... details
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Recent Working Papers

Date Title Author
27 Feb 2015 (Fri) Contention and Corporate Sustainability Practice in the Cambodian Agricultural Sector Mr Young SOKPHEA
24 Feb 2015 (Tue) Orientalism, “Burma girls” and Western Music Dr Andrew SELTH
17 Feb 2015 (Tue) Life and Times of Filipino Seamen During the Period of Spanish Colonialism Mr Rolando G. TALAMPAS
26 Jan 2015 (Mon) Between colonial legacies and national policies: The racialization of religious groups and its impact on social (dis)unity (1910s-2010s) Dr Chiara FORMICHI
22 Jan 2015 (Thu) Why NIE Fails: New Institutionalism and Old Institutions in Thailand Dr Veerayooth KANCHOOCHAT
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