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.

 

 

Webinar on “Reviewing the First Six Months of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh”

 

In this webinar, Professor Edmund Malesky and Dr Tuan Ho assessed the performance of Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh over the past six months, focusing on how his government has dealt with the ongoing fourth wave of COVID-19 infections and its consequences.

 

 

Webinar on “Vietnam’s Banking Reforms: Treading Water from Global Financial Crisis to Covid-19 Pandemic”

 

In this webinar, Dr Tuan Ho discussed the achievements and shortcomings of Vietnam’s banking reforms since 2011, and assessed the prospects of these reforms, especially given the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

 

Webinar on “China’s Efforts to Shape the Media Landscape in Vietnam”

 

In this webinar, Mr Drew Thompson and Mr Dien Nguyen An Luong examined the key measures that China has used to influence the information environment in Vietnam and how the Vietnamese government, the media industry and the Vietnamese public have responded to such efforts.

 

 

Webinar on: “Old Neighbourhoods and New Towns: Real Estate and Urban Policy in the Greater Saigon Region”

 

In this webinar, Dr Erik Harms and Dr Pham Thai Son examined the ways housing typologies, real estate investment, and urban policy intersect with the social and morphological aspects of urbanisation in Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong Province.