Preliminary program

The PWD Closing conference 2017 will be held in Oslo, November 29-30. The Preliminary program is tentative and subject to change within the Final Program.

Day 1:Wednesday 29 November 2017


       

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09:00-09:30 Kristian Stokke

Purwo Santoso, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Olle Törnquist, UiO

Opening session
09:30-11:30 Olle Törnquist   Dynamics of democratisation, assessments of outcomes
    Olle Törnquist,UiO General results from the PWD Democracy Survey
    Willy Purna Samadhi, Universitas Gadjah Mada Democracy in local contexts
    Kristian Stokke and Soe Myint Aung, UIO The dynamics, character and outcomes of the democratic opening in Burma/Myanmar
    Sai Kyaw Nyunt,
Shan Nationalities League for Democracy
Challenges in Myanmar's democratisation and peace process
    Helena Bjuremalm, SIDA (Discussant)  

11:30-12:15 LUNCH

12:15-14:00 Kristian Stokke   Politics of citizenship and welfare
    Eric Hiariej, Universitas Gadjah Mada Politics of citizenship in Indonesia
    Wawan Mas’Udi and Joash Tapiheru,
Universitas Gadjah Mada
New welfare policies in Indonesia
    Thomas Mun Don, Human Rights and Legal Aid Centre,
Humanity Institute
Human rights in Kachin state
    Zay Yar Hlaing (Mawkun Magazine)  The politics of media reforms and freedoms in Myanmar
    Fredrik Engelstad, UiO, and Nwe Nwe Aye, Yangon Centre for Independent Researcher (Discussants)  
14:15-16:00 Desmond McNeill   Politics of resource extraction and sustainable development
    Pujo Semedi Hargo Yuwono, Universitas Gadjah Mada
Signe Howell, UIO
Betting on the weak horse. Local elite and REDD+ in West Kalimantan
    Ne Lynn Aung
(Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security)
Natural resources and conflicts in Myanmar
      The politics of development in Rakhine: The SEZ project in Kyaukphyu

19:00 DINNER (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Day 2:Thursday 30 November 2017


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09:15-11:30 Kristian Stokke   Politics of power-sharing and conflict resolution
    Purwo Santoso, Universitas Gadjah Mada Sharing resources and elections
    Zo Tum Hmung, Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center Developing ethnic policies on power-sharing and peace in Myanmar
    Seng Raw Lahpai, Metta Foundation A time of transition: What power, welfare and democracy mean for the ethnic nationality states and regions in Myanmar
    Frida Perjus, Olof Palme International Centre (Discussant)  

11:30-12:15 LUNCH

12:15-14:00 Olle Törnquist   Banking on Popular Leaders and Facing Right-Wing Populism
    Luky Djani,Universitas Gadjah Mada with Olle Törnquist, UIO Indonesia’s new populist order
    Audun Aagre, Norwegian Burma Committee Political spaces and strategies of civil society organisations after the 2015 election in Burma
    Joel Rocamora, Initiator of the Akbayan Party, member of the previous Philippine cabinet and head of its Anti-Poverty Commission. Philippine experiments and dilemmas
    Eva Hansson, Stockholm University Thai predicaments
    Kenneth Bo Nielsen, UiO (Discussant)  
14:15-16:00 Olle Törnquist PANEL DEBATE WITH: Implications for International Cooperation
    Anna Sundström, The Olof Palme International Centre  
    Håkan Bengtsson or Lisa Pelling, The Stockholm Arena group  
    Luky Djani, Universitas Gadjah Mada  
    Dr. Joel Rocamora  
    Representative from SIDA and/or NORAD  
    Representative from Norwegian and/or Swedish MFA   
    Representative from the Norwegian Burma committee  
 
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