APISA 11 in Phitsanulok: Transportation & Hotels

APISA 11 20-21 October 2017 is taking place at Naresuan University in Phitsanulok, Thailand, 370 km north of Bangkok. Connectivity is quite good and there are multiple options to connect from Bangkok to Phitsanulok: air, train, and bus. Plenty of accommodation options are also available for APISA 11 attendees at a variety of prices. Please check our transportation…

New book “Khaki Capital” edited by Paul Chambers & Napisa Waitoolkiat

CACS’s research team of Paul Chambers and Napisa Waitoolkiat have come together to edit this volume of seven studies of ‘khaki capital’—military domination of budgets, economy, and political power—throughout Southeast Asia: in Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, the Philippines and Indonesia. Each chapter analyses the evolution of khaki capital in the case country; the role…

APISA 11: Funding Available

For graduate students and/or faculty seeking to attend APISA 11 at Naresuan University in Phitsanulok, Thailand on October 20-21, 2017, some limited funding opportunities are available. If you are interested, please email us as soon as possible to cacs@nu.ac.th. Funding priority will be given to participants from ASEAN and South Asian countries, although some others may…

APISA 11 Panel: Regional Interdependencies of Democratization in Asia

This panel explores regional interdependencies of democratization in Asia in the cases of Indonesia, South Korea, Pakistan, the Philippines and Thailand.  By examining features of the state, economy and society in each country, the panel will track each nation’s political evolution until today. Each case represents a different level of democracy (or lack thereof). Democratization—in terms…