Keynote address for the Association of Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars

Politics and Religion: Kruba Srivichai, the Saint in the Storms of Modern ThailandProfessor Katherine Bowie, University of Wisconsin-Madison Keynote address for the Association of Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars (AMSEAS)Asian Studies Association of Australia biennial conference5-5.45pm, 3 July 2018, University of Sydney Kruba Srivichai (1878-1939) is the most famous monk of northern Thailand.  Born during a stormyContinue reading “Keynote address for the Association of Mainland Southeast Asia Scholars”

UNSW Southeast Asia Events

A Review of 2017Looking back on 2017, its been a busy year for UNSW Law and its events in/at/on Southeast Asia. Here’s a brief overview: JanuaryFaculty member, Co-teaching Stream on ‘Law and Society in Southeast Asia’, Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law & Policy Workshop, 5-12 January, Bangkok, Thailand. FebruaryLecturer, Course on Principles and Processes ofContinue reading “UNSW Southeast Asia Events”

Law and Society in Southeast Asia

From 5-12 January 2017, the annual Institute for Global Law and Public Policy (IGLP), an initiative of Harvard Law School, forum converged on Thailand. The forum brings together young scholars and faculty from around the world for an intensive week of discussion and debate. As part of the week, Melissa Crouch along with Dr Vanja Hamzic (SOAS,Continue reading “Law and Society in Southeast Asia”

Annual Review of Constitution-building

The 2015 Annual Review of Constitution-Building Processes has recently been published and is available free online from the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. This is the third edition published by International IDEA. The contents of the 2015 edition are as follows:  Introduction and overview, Sumit Bisarya 1. Constitutional protections of electoral democracy in Africa: a review of keyContinue reading “Annual Review of Constitution-building”