’Arab Spring’ – Prospects and Challenges for Good Governance in the Near and Middle East

13 February 2012, Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, Tha Phrachan Campus, Bangkok


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

“Patterns and Cleavages of Governance in the Middle East”

Dr. Christoph Marcinkowski, Principal Research Fellow, International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies, Kuala Lumpur

“The ‘Arab Spring’: Struggle for Civil Liberties or Drive Toward Islamist Theocracy?”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sukree Langputeh, Dean of Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Yala Islamic University, Pattani, Thailand

“Political Reform in the Middle East: Harmonization of Islam and Democracy”

Dr. Imtiyaz Yusuf, Lecturer, Graduate School of Philosophy and Religion, Assumption University Bangkok,Thailand

“Arab Spring and the Muslim Southeast Asia”