Challenges to Political Development: What’s Next for Thailand

Event: June 9, 2009, Washington, D.C.

Luncheon Discussion:

Challenges to Political Development: What’s Next for Thailand

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

12:00-1:30 p.m.

Butler Room, Ground Floor

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Building

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

The Asia Foundation is pleased to invite you to a luncheon discussion with Dr. James Klein, the Foundation’s Country Representative for Thailand. Dr. Klein’s presentation will provide first-hand insight and analysis of recent developments in that country, in particular political developments since the appointment of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva in December of 2008, as well as Thai perceptions of their country’s political divisions.

Dr. Klein has been a long-time Southeast Asian specialist having lived in the region for over 25 years. Since 1996, Dr. Klein has been the Foundation’s resident Representative in Bangkok. Before then he served as The Asia Foundation’s Representative to Cambodia and Malaysia. His introduction to Asia came when he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Khon Kaen, Thailand from 1973 to 1976. Dr. Klein has a Ph.D. in History and Southeast Asian Studies from Northern Illinois University.

As seating is limited, please RSVP by Friday, June 5, to Ms. Hope Stewart at hstewart@asiafound-dc.org or call her at 202-588-9420 ext. 1306. If leaving a message, please include your name, title, affiliation, and contact details. Or fax your RSVP to 202-588-9409.

Related locations: Thailand, Washington DC

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