Webinar on “Labour Politics of App-based Driving in Vietnam and Beyond”


In this webinar, Dr Joe Buckley discussed Vietnamese app-based drivers’ legal status, wages, and working conditions, as well as efforts and struggles to improve them. He compared the Vietnamese drivers’ activism to the history of labour activism in the country and put it into regional and global perspectives.



Webinar on “Toward a Robust ‘Digital Vietnam’: Strategies, Achievements and Prospects”


In this webinar, Mr Nguyen Hoa Cuong reviewed the achievements and challenges in Vietnam’s digitalization drive. He also discussed the opportunities and prospects of the country’s digital transformation in the coming years.



Webinar on “Vietnam – India Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Real Significance or False Promise?”


In this webinar, Dr Rajeev Ranjan Chaturvedy and Dr Pham Cao Cuong discussed the Vietnam-India comprehensive strategic partnership (CSP). They offered analyses on the key drivers of contemporary Vietnam – India relations, what the two countries have and have not achieved, and what challenges are lying ahead for bilateral ties, especially in the strategic domain.



Webinar on “The Role of Fisheries in Vietnam’s South China Sea Strategy”


In this webinar, Dr Edyta Roszko discussed the role of fisheries in Vietnam’s South China Sea strategy and the historical continuity of fishers’ practices in Vietnam.



Webinar on “Vietnamese Civil Society: Recent Developments and Prospect”


In this webinar, Dr Andrew Wells-Dang reviewed developments in Vietnamese civil society over the past decade and examined prospects for Vietnamese civil society’s survival and effectiveness in the context of growing constraints and pressures.



Webinar on “Vietnam – China South China Sea Disputes: Recent Developments and Prospect”


In this webinar, Dr Vu Hai Dang provided a comprehensive overview of the South China Sea disputes between Vietnam and China, examining issues that have been resolved and those currently under negotiation. He also provided insights into how the disputes might evolve in the future.



Webinar on “The Politics of Memory: The Commemoration of Sino-Vietnamese Conflicts in Vietnam”


In this webinar, Dr Martin Grossheim discussed how Vietnam has been commemorating Sino-Vietnamese armed conflicts since the early 1990s and explained Hanoi’s changing attitude towards the history of these conflicts.



Webinar on “Land Conflicts in Suburban Areas in Vietnam: Causes and Effects”


In this webinar, Huyen Thanh Do analysed the causes and effects of land conflicts in Vietnam’s suburban areas since the enactment of the 2003 and 2013 land laws. She also discussed how the Vietnamese government can improve land transparency and mitigate potential land conflicts.



Webinar on “Does the Vietnam – China Comprehensive Strategic Cooperative Partnership Make Sense?”


In this webinar, Ms Bich T. Tran addressed the question of whether Hanoi’s comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with Beijing still makes sense given China’s growing assertiveness that threatens Vietnam’s interests in the South China Sea.



Webinar on “The Winding Road to US – Vietnam Reconciliation: Reflections from Ambassador Ted Osius”


In this webinar, Ted Osius shared his insights on US-Vietnam reconciliation efforts and discussed the future trajectory of bilateral relations amid the shifting regional geopolitical landscape.