SOAS University of London

Centre of South East Asian Studies

The Coup and After: Thailand's Political Crisis

Thailand coup
Mr. Verapat Pariyawong / Dr. Lee Jones / Dr. Carlo Bonura

Date: 3 June 2014Time: 5:15 PM

Finishes: 3 June 2014Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Kamran DJAM Lecture Theatre (Formerly G2)

Type of Event: Seminar

Join us for a panel discussion with Mr. Verapat Pariyawong, legal advisor and independent commentator; Dr. Lee Jones, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London, and Dr. Carlo Bonura, Senior Teaching Fellow in Southeast Asian Politics, SOAS.

Dr. Carlo Bonura 

Dr. Bonura is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Southeast Asian Politics at SOAS. His research spans the fields of comparative political thought and Southeast Asian politics. In Thailand his research includes the politics of Malay Muslim communities in southern Thailand and the ongoing political violence in the region.

Dr. Lee Jones 

Dr. Jones is a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. His research interestsrevolve around questions of state-society relations, governance, political economy, sovereignty and intervention. His area of expertise is the Asia-Pacific, especially Southeast Asia. He has advised government agencies and civil society groups from a wide range of countries including Australia, Britain, Denmark, France, Myanmar and Timor-Leste. He regularly appears in national and international media.

Mr. Verapat Pariyawong 

Mr. Pariyawong is a Thai legal advisor and independent political commentator. He is a former Special Counsel to the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand and Honorary Advisor to the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of Thailand. He has co-authored a policy study report on Thai electoral system for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). He has been a guest lecturer at various universities in Thailand and has been a featured commentator in the Thai press as well as a wide range of foreign media.

Organiser: CSEAS (co-hosting with Queen Mary University of London and the SOAS Thai Society)

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