Asia in Review (AiR) online panel discussion “New Authoritarianisms in Comparative Perspectives”

Date: 6 November 2020 via Zoom & Facebook Live

Jointly organized by Asian Governance Foundation and Hanns Seidel Foundation

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Friday, 6 November 2020

2.00-2.15 pm              Welcoming words

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

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

2.15-4.45 pm              Online Panel Discussion: New Authoritarianisms in Comparative Perspectives


Gárbor Halmai, Prof. Dr., Department of Law, European University Institute, Florence

Adam Bodnar, Dr., Polish Human Rights Commission

Mario Gomez, International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES), Colombia

Mark Thompson, Prof. Dr., Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong

Jinghan Zeng, Prof. Dr., Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Lancaster University


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

4.45 pm                          Closing Remarks


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