WCED Book Talk. From Development to Democracy: The Transformations of Modern Asia
The event will be followed by a reception.
Slater specializes in the politics and history of enduring dictatorships and emerging democracies, with a regional focus on Southeast Asia. His research interests include comparative politics, international relations, world politics, and methodology. He is the author of Ordering Power: Contentious Politics and Authoritarian Leviathans in Southeast Asia (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and co-editor of Southeast Asia in Political Science: Theory, Region, and Qualitative Analysis (Stanford University Press, 2008).
Wong is the author of many academic articles and several books, including Healthy Democracies: Welfare Politics In Taiwan and South Korea and Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia’s Developmental State, both published by Cornell University Press. He has been a visiting scholar at institutions in the U.S., Taiwan, Korea, and the UK; has worked extensively with the World Bank and the UN; and has advised governments on matters of public policy in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. His current research focuses on poverty and innovation.
This lecture will be presented in person in 1010 Weiser Hall and on Zoom. Webinar registration required at https://myumi.ch/n8ePe.
If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Asia, democracy, Development|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, International Institute|
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