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Online RCAPS Seminar: Politics and International Relations in Southeast Asia amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Time/date:

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 20:00 - 21:30

For:

All are encouraged to attend

Venue:

This online seminar will be conducted using the Zoom online meeting application

Speakers:

Dr. Ian J. Storey (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore), Dr. Ying Hooi Khoo (Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya)


Moderator: Prof. Yoichiro Sato (College of Asia Pacific Studies, APU)


Outline:
This webinar will discuss International security, diplomatic, and international maritime law issues in the South China Sea dispute, and domestic political issues in the current context of the coronavirus pandemic. National responses to the pandemic crisis by key Southeast Asian countries reveal both their domestic socio-economic-political contexts and foreign policy, and international security strategy involving other regional actors like ASEAN, China, and the US. Brief commentary lectures by Dr. Khoo and Dr. Storey focusing on key arguments of the pre-assigned reading will be followed by a session moderated by Professor Sato to further highlight key scholarly debates and policy questions. The final portion of the seminar will consist of a 40 minute Q&A session for engaging, interactive discussions.

Language:

English

Seating capacity:

200 people. First come, first served.

Entry:

Free

Application deadline:

Sunday, June 14, 2020 23:59

Sponsors:

Ritsumeikan Center for Asia Pacific Studies

Application / Inquiries:

Please register from the following URL.
https://survey2.apu.ac.jp/limesurvey/index.php/227983?lang=en


Inquiries:
Research Office, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific Universitybr> rcaps@apu.ac.jp

A stable internet connection is required to use Zoom, so please make sure you have access to the internet before the start of online seminar.

Before the seminar, please download and install the Zoom app on your main device from the Zoom website. Official Zoom Website: https://zoom.us/download

The URL for the online seminar will be sent by email after registration.

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