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Asia in Review (AiR) online panel discussion series on law and politics in Southeast Asia: Thai Politics after the Lockdown

24 July from 14:00 - 18:30

Asia in Review (AiR) online panel discussion series
on law and politics in Southeast Asia:
Thai Politics after the Lockdown

24 July 2020, 16.00 hrs. – 18.30 hrs.

 jointly hosted by the

Asian Governance Foundation (AGF), German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) at the Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, and Hanns Seidel Foundation


Friday, 24 July 2020

16.00-16.15 hrs.           Welcoming words

Henning Glaser, Director, German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Dr. Axel Neubert, Director, Hanns Seidel Foundation, Thailand/Laos Office Bangkok

16.15-18.15 hrs.           Online Panel Discussion: Thai Politics after the Lockdown

 Panelists (in alphabetical order)

Bhokin Bhalakula, Assoc. Prof. Dr., former President of the Thai Parliament

Pita Limjaroenrat, Leader of the Move Forward Party

Kasit Piromya, former Foreign Minister of Thailand

Abhisit Vejjajiva, former Prime Minister of Thailand

Panitan Wattanayagorn, Assoc. Prof. Dr., Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University; Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Security Advisory Committee 

Moderator:

 Dr. Michael Vatikiotis, Veteran journalist and book author; Asia Regional Director, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

18.15-18.30 hrs.           Closing Remarks

**The event will broadcast live on the CPG and Hanns Seidel Foundation’s Facebook pages. You can watch the live stream by visiting  https://www.facebook.com/CPGTU or https://www.facebook.com/HannsSeidelFoundationThailand/


Short bios 

Bhokin Bhalakula:  Pheu Thai party legal expert and strategist; former Deputy Prime Minister (2003-2004), former Minister of Interior of Thailand (2004-2005), former President of the House of Representatives and President of the Parliament (2005-2006), and former Vice-President of the Supreme Administrative Court (2000-2003)

Pita Limjaroenrat:  Member of House of Representatives since 2019 and Leader of the Move Forward Party; former member of the Future Forward Party, former executive director of Grab Thailand (2017-2018)

Kasit Piromya:     Former Foreign Minister of Thailand (2008-2011); former ambassador to the Soviet Union and Mongolia, Russia and the former Soviet republics, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, Germany, Japan, and the United States; former Democrat Party politician

Abhisit Vejjajiva:    Former Prime Minister of Thailand (2008-2011), former Leader of the Democrat Party (2005-2019), and former Leader of the Opposition (2011-2013); University of Oxford graduate

Panitan Wattanayagorn:  Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University; Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Security Advisory Committee and Advisor of the National Security Council; Principle Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister for security/Minister of Defence (2014-2019); Director at the College of Politics and Governance, King Prajadhipok’s Institute (2014-2018)

Michael Vatikiotis:   Veteran journalist and writer; former editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review; author of “Blood and Silk: Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia”; regular contributor to BBC and Aljazeera; Asia Regional Director, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

 

 

 

Details

Date:
24 July
Time:
14:00 - 18:30
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/CPGTU/