Event Highlights

Webinar on “Democratic Consolidation or Backsliding? Analysis and Implications of Thailand’s 2023 General Election”


In this webinar, The Honorable Abhisit Vejjajiva, former leader of the Democrat Party and former prime minister of Thailand, discussed the future of Thai politics, and the implications for Thailand and the region after the election.



Webinar on “What Does Responsible Investment Mean in Myanmar?”


In this webinar, Ms Vicky Bowman, the Director of the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB), shared her insights on the challenges and dilemmas faced by businesses operating in and sourcing from Myanmar after the 2021 coup.



Hybrid Seminar on “Stalled Reforms? Institutional, Legal, and Political Changes in Indonesia After 25 Years”


In this hybrid seminar, Dr Yanuar Nugroho, Dr Indriaswati D. Saptaningrum and Dr Muhammad Fajar shared their reflections on Indonesia’s democratic journey after 25 years of Reformasi. The panel discussed Indonesia’s successes and failures in strengthening governance and legal and political institutions, and in fostering societal transformations, with a view toward the 2024 elections.



Webinar on “Vietnam-Thailand Relations: Past, Present, Prospect”


In this webinar, Dr Vo Xuan Vinh reviewed the history of Vietnam-Thailand relations and their recent developments. He also assessed the challenges and prospects for bilateral ties, especially in light of the upcoming elections in Thailand.



Webinar on “Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Prospects of International Governance, and Implications for Southeast Asia”


In this joint ISEAS and Tech For Good Institute webinar, Professor Simon Chesterman and Ms Shivi Anand delve into the challenges of AI development and governance.



Webinar on ” Vietnam’s Leadership Reshuffle Dynamics, Implications and Prospects”


In this webinar, Ms Linh Nguyen and Dr Nguyen Khac Giang discussed the reasons behind Vietnam’s recent leadership changes and their implications for the country’s domestic and foreign policy. They also provided an initial assessment of potential further developments and the nation’s economic and political prospects in the lead-up to the 14th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), slated for early 2026.



Webinar on “Stuck in the Middle? Southeast Asian Choices in an Increasingly Multipolar World”


In this webinar, Dr Zack Cooper examines the evolution of global competition.



Webinar on “Finance, Energy and Food Intersections in Southeast Asia’s Green Transition”


In this webinar, Dr Prapimphan Chiengkul, Dr Giulia Dal Maso and Dr Siwage Dharma Negara discussed energy transition in Southeast Asia.



Webinar on “Towards a Win-Win Cooperation: ASEAN Centrality and Indonesia’s Role in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework”


In this webinar, Dr Edi Prio Pambudi discussed Indonesia’s operationalisation of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) and elaborated on how the region could collaborate to ensure the success of the various initiatives within the IPEF framework. Dr Jayant Menon also shared his critical views on how participating countries could benefit from IPEF.