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Thailand Update 2018: Towards Thailand 4.0?

  • Columbia University International Affairs Building Rm. 1512 (map)

Panel I: Foreign Policy 

  • Thailand’s Foreign Relations with ASEAN, China, and the US - Apichai Shipper, Foreign Service Institute 

  • Thailand 4.0: The Junta’s Post‐Coup Nation Branding Project - Petra Desatova, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds 

  • Moderator: Amy Freedman, Columbia University and Long Island University 

Panel II: Electoral Politics 

  • Thailand’s Roadmap to Democracy: Political Crisis and Political Transition - Pitch Pongsawat, Chulalongkorn University  

  • Looking forward to Elections: Party Prospects and Potential Pitfalls - Allen Hicken, University of Michigan 

  • Moderator:  Penchan Phoborisut, California State University‐Fullerton

Panel III: Economy and Public Policy 

  • Thailand 4.0: Is The Thai Government Solving Old Problems in A New Way?" - Arwiphawee Srithongrung, Associate Professor of Public Administratio,, Wichita  State University       

  • Various Understandings of ‘Thailand 4.0’: Unrevealed Conflicts - Naphon Phumma, Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University 

  • Moderator: Frank Munger, New York Law School  

Panel IV:  Policy Contexts 

  • Charting the Cartography of the NCPO’s Media and Technology Policy on its Path  to Thailand 4.0 - Penchan Phoborisut, California State University‐Fullerton   

  • Not a Deep State: Justice and Politics in Late‐Reign Thailand - Duncan McCargo, Columbia University   

  • Moderator: Petra Desatova, University of Leeds 

Event Details

  • Registration will begin at 9:00 am.

  • Please arrive early as seating will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  • Lunch will be provided.

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Hosted by Weatherhead East Asian Institute and NYSEAN.