Co-optive Engagement: Challenges to Democracy in Southeast Asia
On Thursday, April 18, panelists Jacques Bertrand (Professor of Political Science; Director, Collaborative Master’s Specialization in Contemporary East and Southeast Asian Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto), Puangthong Pawakapan (Associate Professor of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute), and William Overholt (Senior Research Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School) presented on "Co-optive Engagement: Challenges to Democracy in Southeast Asia." The panel was part of the Asia Center's Asia Beyond the Headlines seminar series and was co-sponsored by the Asia Center and the Democracy in Hard Places Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. Jay Rosengard (Faculty Chair, Harvard Kennedy School Indonesia Program; Director, Asia Center Thai Studies Program) served as moderator. Listen here.