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2015-2016 term

  • 24th May 2016: Discussion meeting with Dr Jue Wang (Leiden University); 14:00-15:30, S.277; paper will be circulated a week before the discussion.
  • 17th May 2016: Guest Lecture on 'Security and Self-Governance: Chin urban refugees in India and Malaysia (title tbc) with Dr. Kirsten McConnachie; 14:00-15:30, S0.08. Refreshments will be available beforehand.
  • 12th May 2016: Research Masterclass on 'Research problems and puzzles' with Dr Karl Gustaffson; 10:00-12:00, E202.
    • Have you ever wondered why one article really engages whereas another just seems to provides information and an argument? Have you wondered how to try and develop your publications to make them more appealing for people to read? Karl has written an article exploring these problems that also suggests that research problems need to be more firmly developed to drive research forwards. This is intended to be an interactive and useful event that should provide you space to discuss your own research problems and puzzles and for that reason places are limited - it is open to all staff and PhD candidates, if there are MA students keen to apply for a PhD please email and if there is space we will accommodate them.
    • Please email Catherine.Jones@warwick.ac.uk to reserve your place.
  • 11th May 2016: Guest Lecture on 'Narratives about War in International Politics: The Case of Sino-Japanese RelationsNarratives about War in International Politics: The Case of Sino-Japanese Relations' with Dr Karl Gustaffson (Swedish Institute of International Affairs); 16:00-17:30, A0.23.
  • 9th May 2016: Book launch for 'The Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia' with Dr Lena Rethel, Dr Juanita Elias and Professor Leonard Seabrooke (Copenhagen Business School); 16:00-17:30, A0.23.

    • Edited by Juanita Elias and Lena Rethel, this impressive ground-breaking collection of essays explores how economic transformation is sustained and challenged by everyday practices across Southeast Asia.
  • 4 May 2016: Discussion meeting on 'Chinese Exceptionalism' introduced by Benjamin Ho (RSIS Associate Fellow and LSE PhD candidate); 14:00-15:30, H3.57 (Humanities). Benjamin will speak for about 20mins (paper to be circulated one week before) and then we will have a discussion. This is a part of his PhD so helpful comments would be greatly appreciated.
  • 11 March 2016: Seminar on 'Power Shifts and Regional Orders: United States, China and competitive regionalism in East Asia' with Dr. Matteo Dian (University of Bologna/St. Anthony's College, University of Oxford); 11:00-12:30, S1.50 (Social Sciences).
  • 2 March 2016: 'Seminar on 'ASEAN as the "regional conductor": understanding ASEAN's role in East Asian regional order' with Dr Rob Yates (Bristol); 15:00-17:00, E2.02 (Social Sciences).
  • 18 February 2016: Discussion meeting, 'Emerging Middle Powers and Democracy Promotion Agenda in the Asia-Pacific: the Case of Indonesia' introduced by doctoral researcher Faisal Karim (Warwick); 1-2pm, E2.02 (Social Sciences).
  • 3 February 2016: Seminar on 'From Rights to Justice: Law and the Politics of Health Policy in Indonesia' with Dr Andrew Rosser (Adelaide). 3.30-5pm, S2.77 (Social Sciences)
  • 22 January 2016: Book launch and discussion meeting, 'The Chinese Communist Party's Capacity to Rule' with Dr Jinghan Zeng (Royal Holloway). 11:30am, E2.02 (Social Sciences)
  • 14 January 2016: Seminar on 'Chinese Think Tanks Go Global' with Dr Silvia Menegazzi, Visiting Academic Fellow from LUISS Guido Carli University (Rome). 2pm, S1.50 (Social Sciences)
  • 14 December 2015: EASG Christmas 'Pot luck' social - bring a food dish (preferably East Asian), or some drinks if you're feeling less ambitious! From 12:00 in PAIS Common Room (2nd floor of D/E Wing, Social Sciences building).
  • 01 December 2015: Book launch and discussion meeting, 'Japan's Foreign and Security Policy under the Abe Doctrine: New Dynamism or New Dead End?' - Professor Chris Hughes; 09:30-11:00am, S1.50 (Social Sciences) Professor Chris Hughes introduced his latest book followed by a discussion.
  • 12 November 2015: Discussion meeting, 'The Changing Dynamics of Millenarian Movements in the Ethnic Politics of South East Asia' Introduced by doctoral researcher Seb Rumsby (Warwick); 12-1:30pm, E2.02 (Social Sciences).
  • 30 October 2015: Seminar on 'Ontological Security and its threat to the democratic peace: Japan's Korea Threat' with Dr Shogo Suzuki (Manchester). 12pm, R0.14 (Ramphal Building). Full information on this event can be found here.
  • 27 October 2015: Seminar on 'The Perils of Informality: Default of Informal Finance in Post-Mao China' with Dr Keming Yang (Durham). 4pm, S2.77 (Social Sciences Building). Full information on this event can be found here.
  • 15 October 2015: First meeting of term and introduction of new group coordinators Daniel Silva and Seb Rumsby. 2pm, PAIS Common Room (2nd floor of D/E Wing, Social Sciences Building).