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Prof. Mark R. Thompson, AIS head/SEARC director, will give a lecture on 14 June 2018 entitled "Duterte's Violent Populism: Legitimacy and Injustice in the Philippines". More.

Prof. Mark R. Thompson, AIS head/SEARC director, will give a lecture on 14 June 2018 entitled "Duterte's Violent Populism: Legitimacy and Injustice in the Philippines" as part of the 2018 Philippine Studies Summer Lectures series, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin. For more information click here.

14 June 2018 (Thu)
Prof Mark R. Thompson, AIS head/SEARC director, gave a lecture on 11 June 2018 entitled "Democracy's Discontents in Southeast Asia" as part of the "Politics and Development in Southeast Asia" . More.

Prof Mark R. Thompson, AIS head/SEARC director, gave a lecture on 11 June 2018 entitled "Democracy's Discontents in Southeast Asia" as part of the "Politics and Development in Southeast Asia" lecture series at the University of Rostock, Germany.

11 June 2018 (Mon)
Prof Mark R. Thompson, AIS head/SEARC director, gave a lecture on 4 June 2018 entitled "Duterte's Pivot to China: Towards a New Regional Order". More.

Prof Mark R. Thompson, AIS head/SEARC director, gave a lecture on 4 June 2018 entitled "Duterte's Pivot to China: Towards a New Regional Order" to the China Centrum Tuebingen and took part in a roundtable discussion at the Centrum the following day on the looming China-U.S. trade war. For more details click here.

4 June 2018 (Mon)
Dr Sean STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member debated the relevance of Marxism. More.

Dr Sean STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member debated the relevance of Marxism today as Marx turns 200 years old, on RTHK's Backchat Programme.

7 May 2018 (Mon)
Dr Sean STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member was interviewed on the relevance of Marxism in contemporary China. More.

Dr Sean STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member was interviewed on the relevance of Marxism in contemporary China by O Estado de Sao Paulo (Brazil).

6 May 2018 (Sun)
Dr Stephan ORTMANN, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member wrote an article, "World Story of Hong Kong 02". More.

Dr Stephan ORTMANN, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member wrote an article, "World Story of Hong Kong 02" as part of Network DIPLO which was published by Stand News on 4 May 2018.

4 May 2018 (Fri)
Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director wrote an article in the South China Morning Post. More.

Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director wrote an article in the South China Morning Post about the abrupt closure of the tourist island of Boracay in the Philippines.

1 May 2018 (Tue)
Dr Bradley WILLIAMS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member was interviewed by South China Morning Post. More.

Dr Bradley WILLIAMS,  AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member was interviewed by South China Morning Post about "Japan and China try to reset relations in shadow of Trump’s trade war threat".

17 April 2018 (Tue)
Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director wrote an article about Rodrigo Duterte's presidency in the Philippines. More.

Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head /SEARC diector wrote an article about Rodrigo Duterte's presidency in the Philippines in the East Asia Forum.

16 April 2018 (Mon)
Dr Stephan ORTMANN, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member was quoted in an Asia Times article entitled "Singapore plays up terrorism to curb liberties". More.

Dr Stephan ORTMANN, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member was quoted in an Asia Times article entitled "Singapore plays up terrorism to curb liberties" published on 23 March 2018.

23 March 2018 (Fri)
Dr Sean STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member won the College's 2018 Teaching Innovation Award. More.

Dr Sean STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member won the College's 2018 Teaching Innovation Award on 21 March 2018.  

21 March 2018 (Wed)
Professor Daniel LYNCH, AIS professor/SEARC board member, published an article on Taiwan on the Trump administration's provocation of China. More.

Professor Daniel LYNCH, AIS professor/SEARC board member, published an article on Taiwan on the Trump administration's provocation of China over the Taiwan issue.

 

 
19 March 2018 (Mon)
SEARC has accepted an invitation to join the "European-funded Research project “Competing Regional Integrations in Southeast Asia”(CRISEA).

SEARC has accepted an invitation to join the "European-funded Research project “Competing Regional Integrations in Southeast Asia” (CRISEA).

20 February 2018 (Tue)
Dr Sean Kenji STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member debated about Donald Trump's State of the Union address. More.

Dr Sean Kenji STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member debated about Donald Trump's State of the Union address on RTHK's Backchat Programme.

1 February 2018 (Thu)
Dr CHAN Yuk Wah, AIS associate professor/SEARC board member published an essay, ‘Life Elsewhere: Migrant, Refugee, and Traveler’. More.

Dr CHAN Yuk Wah, AIS associate professor/SEARC board member published an essay, ‘Life Elsewhere: Migrant, Refugee, and Traveler’, on the global-e journal, which is part of the series on ‘Hong Kong and Liberty'.

30 January 2018 (Tue)
Dr Stephan ORTMANN, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member, was interviewed by World Politics Review for an article. More.

Dr Stephan ORTMANN, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member, was interviewed by World Politics Review for an article entitled "Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement Splits Over Radical Ambitions" which was published on 30 January 2018.

30 January 2018 (Tue)
Dr Sean Kenji STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member was interviewed by the South China Morning Post. More.

Dr Sean Kenji STARRS,AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member  was interviewed by the South China Morning Post on "Carrie Lam's visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland", 18 January 2018.

18 January 2018 (Thu)
Dr CHAN Yuk Wah, AIS associate professor/SEARC board member was interviewed and quoted by Nikkei Asian Review. More.

Dr CHAN Yuk Wah, AIS associate professor/SEARC board member was interviewed and quoted by Nikkei Asian Review on death practices in Hong Kong.

17 January 2018 (Wed)
Prof Mark R Thompson, AIS head/SEARC director wrote a commentary on the rise of strongmen and the decline of democracy in Southeast Asia. More.

Prof Mark R Thompson, AIS head/SEARC director wrote a commentary on the rise of strongmen and the decline of democracy in Southeast Asia in the South China Morning post. Click here for the information.

14 December 2017 (Thu)
SEARC affiliate member, Cherian George has a book launch on Dec. 2 for his book. More.

SEARC affiliate member, Cherian George has a book launch on Dec. 2 for his book "Singapore, Incomplete" at Hong Kong Baptist University. 

For more information click here
2 December 2017 (Sat)
Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director was quoted in a Norwegian newspaper article. More.

Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director was quoted in a Norwegian newspaper article about Donald Trump's visit to the Philippines and discussions with Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte: Lars Heltne, “Ekspert om Dutertes og Trumps første år: – Listen av støttespillere kortes ned,” Utenriks, 12 November, 2017.  

12 November 2017 (Sun)
Dr Sean Kenji STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member was interviewed about Trump's visit to Asia in Weekendavisen (Denmark). More.
 
Dr Sean Kenji STARRS, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board nemberwas interviewed about Trump's visit to Asia in Weekendavisen (Denmark) on 10 November 2017.
   
10 November 2017 (Fri)
Prof Daniel LYNCH, AIS professor/SEARC board member, recently spoke with CNN about U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Asia. More.

Prof Daniel LYNCH, AIS professor/SEARC board member, recently spoke with CNN about U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Asia. (8 Nov 2017, Wednesday, CNN)

 
More segments of the interview: 
http://snpy.tv/2zogsns
 
http://snpy.tv/2jcnh55 
 
http://snpy.tv/2zFGlQm 
8 November 2017 (Wed)
Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director gave a lunch talk at the Foreign Correspondents' Club. More.

Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director gave a lunch talk at the Foreign Correspondent's Club, Hong Kong on Tuesday, 7 November 2017 at 12:30 pm about the Duterte administration in the Philippines.

Please click here for the Youtube video of Prof Thompson's talk.

7 November 2017 (Tue)
Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director was quoted in the CNBC article. More.

Prof Mark R THOMPSON, AIS head/SEARC director was quoted in the CNBC article by Nyshka Chandran published on 10 October 207 "The Philippines' strongman president is losing popularity as citizens tire of drug war". For more information click here

18 October 2017 (Wed)
Dr. Stephan ORTMANN, AIS assistant professor/SEARC board member, was quoted in an article in The Paper (澎湃). More.

Dr. Stephan ORTMANN, AIS Assistant professor/SEARC board member, was quoted in an article in The Paper (澎湃) titled "李显龙结束访华行程,“一带一路”合作成未来中新关系增长点" published on 22 September 2017.

22 September 2017 (Fri)