Asia in Review online panel discussion on law & politics in Southeast Asia: Thai Politics after the Lockdown

Date: 24 July 2020

Venue: Bangkok/ online conference

Jointly organized by Asian Governance Foundation (AGF) and German – Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy & Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University 


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 DiscussionThai 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 


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

18.15-18.30 hrs.           Closing Remarks