Webinar on “Structural change, inequality and poverty reduction in Thailand: Were Kuznets and Krugman right?”

 

In this webinar, Professor Peter Warr considered the relationships between economic growth, structural change, poverty incidence and income inequality, using data for Thailand covering the period since 1981.

 

 

Webinar on “China’s Expanded Perceptions of the Indo-Pacific: Global and Regional Implications”

 

In this webinar, Professor Baogang He highlighted China’s evolving, complex and multifaceted approaches to the Indo-Pacific.

 

 

Webinar on “The (Geo)Politics of the Biden Administration’s Trade Policy”

 

In this webinar, Prof Soo Yeon Kim and Mr Marc Mealy explored the nexus between US domestic politics and trade policy, the prospects of the Biden administration’s Asia-Pacific trade strategy, and its possible implications for Southeast Asia.

 

 

Webinar on “The Philippines-US Alliance after Duterte: Strategic Agenda and Directions”

 

In this webinar, Dr Charmaine Misalucha-Willoughby, Mr Julio S. Amador III, and Mr Gregory B. Poling unpacked the current state of the Philippines-US alliance and examined the legacies of Duterte’s foreign and security policy, candidate platforms for the 2022 presidential elections, and the prospects of the alliance in the post-Duterte political dispensation.

 

 

Webinar on “The Courteous Power: Japan and Southeast Asia in an Evolving Indo-Pacific Order”

 

In this webinar, Dr John Ciorciari and Prof Kiyoteru Tsutsui discussed Japan’s engagement and Southeast Asian responses in the past and present, especially in infrastructure investment, multilateral diplomacy, and maritime security assistance. 

 

 

Webinar on “ASEAN and the New Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific”

 

In this webinar, Professor Amitav Acharya examined how the “new geopolitics” differs from previous escalations of great power rivalry, especially during the Cold War period.

 

 

Webinar on “Remodelling Indonesia’s Maritime Governance: Comparative Lessons from the Region”

 

In this webinar, Dr Evan A. Laksmana elaborates on various policy options that Indonesia could pursue to transform its maritime governance system into a “dual authority” model backed by the Indonesian Navy and Indonesian Coast Guard.

 

 

Webinar on “Why Acute US-China Rivalry Will Endure and Cause Decline in US Influence in Southeast Asia”

 

In this webinar, Prof Robert Sutter explained the origins and evolution of US domestic politics underlying the remarkable hardening in US policy toward China, which began with the Trump administration and persists with the Biden administration.

 

 

Webinar on “Global Britain in Southeast Asia: Ambitions, Strategies and Challenges”

 

In this webinar, Ambassador Jon Lambe, Ambassador of the UK Mission to ASEAN, Ms Veerle Nouwens of the Royal United Services Institute, and Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak of Chulalongkorn University discussed the UK’s Southeast Asia policy in the context of its overall Indo-Pacific vision, as well as Southeast Asia’s expectations and concerns over the UK’s geopolitical ambitions.

 

 

Webinar on “The Geopolitics of COVID-19 Vaccine Diplomacy in Southeast Asia”

 

In this webinar, Prof Yanzhong Huang, Mr Gregory B. Poling and Prof Stephen Nagy share their perspective of China, the USA and Japan’s approach towards vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia.