Late-Breaking News Panels


Religion, Politics, Nationalism, and an Ancient Temple: The Background and Contemporary Debates of the 2011 Cambodian-Thai Border Conflict

THURSDAY, March 31, 10:15am – 12:15pm
Room 305B

Participants: Prof. Charles (Biff) Keyes, University of Washington (Moderator); Dr. Charnvit Kasetsiri, former president, Thammasat University; Bangkok; Sothirak Pou (former Cambodian ambassador to Japan), The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies; Duncan McCargo, University of Leeds; Angilee Shah, freelance journalist, Los Angeles



New Media and Old Dilemmas: Online Protest and Cyber Repression in Asia

FRIDAY, April 1, 8:00am – 10:00am
Room 310 – Theater

Participants: Orville Schell, Asia Society (Moderator); Rob Gifford, China/Japan correspondent, National Public Radio; Ananth Krishnan, China correspondent, The Hindu; Dr. Andrew Lih, University of Southern California; Angilee Shah, freelance journalist, Los Angeles


After 3/11: Japan in the Wake of Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Crisis

SATURDAY, April 2, 7:30am – 9:30am
Room 301B


Participants: William M. Tsutsui, Southern Methodist University (Moderator); Theodore C. Bestor, Harvard University; Rob Gifford, China/Japan correspondent, National Public Radio; Peter Wynn Kirby, University of Oxford and École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS); Charles Schencking, University of Hong Kong; Kitaoka Shinichi, University of Tokyo