Localizing Liberalisms in Southeast Asia

16 May 2019 (Thu)

 

SEARC-AIS workshop -- Localizing Liberalisms in Southeast Asia
Date:   16 May 2019
Venue: Lau Ming Wai Academic Building- 17/F- 201 (LAU-17-201)


Workshop Programme

Time

Activities

8:45

Registration (8:45-9:15)

9:15

Welcoming remarks (Michael Connors,  Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, and Mark R. Thompson, CityU, Hong Kong)    

9:30

Session 1 (9:30-10:45)

 

Methodological Problems in the Study of Southeast Asian Liberalisms : Lisandro Claudio, De La Salle University

 

Two Challenges to ‘Liberal Reformism’ in Southeast Asia- Mark Thompson

11:00

Session 2 (11:00-12:15)

 

Thai Liberalism in Comparative-Historical Focus: Democracy, Dictatorship and the ‘Revolting’ Middle Class- Federico Ferrara, City University of Hong Kong

 

Thai Liberalism in the 20th Century: Revisiting 1997- Michael Connors

14:00

Session 3 (14:00-15:15)

 

Cambodia: Banal Liberalism, Accidental Liberalism - Astrid Norén-Nilsson, Lund University

 

Is Myanmar’s NLD a Liberal Political Party? – Roman David, Lingnan University

15:30

Session 4 (15:30-17:15)

 

Liberalism in Indonesia: Between Authoritarian Nativism and Islamism - David Bourchier, University of Western Australia

 

Free and Illiberal: On the Manifest Paradox in Malaysian Nation Building – Kee Beng Ooi, Penang Institute

 

Liberalism in Singapore: Liberal Vestiges in an Illiberal Regime – Stephan Ortmann, City University of Hong Kong

17:30

Closing session and publication plans (17:30-18:30)