The Asia Foundation is supporting next week’s “International Workshop on Autonomy and Armed Separatism in South and Southeast Asia” to be held in Singapore. The Foundation’s Steven Rood, Country Representative, Philippines and Pacific Island Nations Regional Advisor for Local Governance, and Thomas Parks, Regional Director for Conflict and Governance, will be speaking at the event. This international workshop promotes a multidisciplinary approach towards understanding national identity problems in seven South and Southeast Asian countries: Indonesia, Burma, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Thailand, India and Indonesiaâ€™s former province of Timor Leste (formerly East Timor).
The event is being jointly hosted by Asia Research Institute and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, and is also being supported by the Centre on Asia and Globalisation. For more information including registration, please visit the Asia Research Institute’s event page.