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Spring 2017 Gatty Lecture Series

A. Denes Spring Gatty speaker 2017


February 2, 2017

Speaker: Allen Hicken, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan

Title: Loser’s Consent and Winner’s Restraint: The State of Democracy in Southeast Asia 


February 9, 2017

Speaker: Guo-Quan Seng, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of History, National University of Singapore

Title: Creole Chinese Crossings: Spirits, Ancestors and Early Postcolonial Indonesia’s Ethnic Boundaries


February 16, 2017

Speaker: Jan Pierskalla, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University

Title: Personnel Politics: Elections, Clientelistic Competition, and Teacher Hiring in Indonesia


February 23, 2017

Speaker: Tim Gorman, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University

Title: Plan-Makers and Plan-Breakers: The Contentious Politics of Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation in the Mekong Delta


March 2, 2017

Speaker: Danielle Labbé, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Montreal

Title: Youth and Public Space in Hanoi


March 9, 2017

Speaker: Jack Chia, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Cornell University

Title: Dharma in Motion: Buddhism and Mobility across the South China Sea


March 23, 2017

Speaker: Mark R. Thompson, Director, Southeast Asia Research Center Professor of Politics, Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong

Title: Democracy and its Discontents in Southeast Asia


March 30, 2017

Speaker: Lauren Meeker, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, SUNY New Paltz

Title: The Royal Proclamation (sắc phong) is like our Certificate of Praise (bằng khen)”: Culture as Local Historical Practice in a Northern Vietnamese Village


April 13, 2017

Speaker: Alexandra Denes, Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University

Title: From Rite of Passage to Intangible Cultural Heritage: Incorporation of the Salak Yom Buddhist Ritual into Global Discourses of Heritage and Development


April 20, 2017

Speaker: Ismu Rini Dwi Ari, Brawijaya University, Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Title: Social Capital on Water Resources Management: A Social Network Approach To Understanding Community Involvement On Rural Wellspring Handling In Indonesia 


April 27, 2017

Speaker: Nick Cheesman, Fellow, Department of Political & Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. Australian National Univerity - College of Asia and the Pacific

Title: How in Myanmar “National Races” came to Surpass Citizenship 


May 4, 2017

Speaker: Yoko Hayami, Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

Title: Power and Communality: Aging and Elderly Care in Northern Thailand