Southeast Asia

2017 Apr 05

Magic, Religion, and Medicine: Conflicts and Crossing among Plural Medical Systems in the Modern Philippines

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Azuma Kentaro, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University; HYI Visiting Scholar

Chair/Discussant: Byron Good, Professor of Medical Anthropology, Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

Details: Magic, Religion, and Medicine: Conflicts and Crossing among Plural Medical Systems in the Modern Philippines

2017 Mar 23

Film Screening: “Missä Marjat: 50 Thai Berry Pickers Speak Out for Justice”

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Documentary film about Thai berry pickers’ protest against trafficking agents and the Finnish wild forest berries industry.

Junya Lek Yimprasert, documentary filmmaker and Thai labor rights activist. She will speak about her film after the screening

Thai Film

2017 Apr 28

Future of Health in Southeast Asia, in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN

1:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Kresge G1 Auditorium Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 677 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115

Descried by the Lancet as "microcosm of global health", Southeast Asia features low, middle and high income economies within a small geographic region with multiple shared borders. In conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in 2017, the Future of Health in Southeast Asia will bring together an exciting range of speakers to discuss the challenges and opportunites facing public health in the region.

2017 Mar 07

Southeast Asia in a De-globalized World

6:30pm

Location: 

S020, Belfer Case Study Room, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

The Singapore and South-East Asia Forum

H.E. Ong Keng Yong, Former Secretary-General of ASEAN, 2003-2007; former High Commissioner of Singapore to Malaysia, 2011-2014; Ambassador-at-Large, Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Moderator: Benjamin Goh, Master in Public Policy Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School

Sponsored by the Singapore and South-East Asia Forum, Harvard Kennedy School with support from the Harvard University Asia Center and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

 

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