Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Repression and Toleration of Political Dissent in Contemporary Vietnam: A Lecture by Dr. Benedict Kerkvliet


Thursday, December 1, 2011, 2:00 P.M.

Bulwagang Sala'am, Asian Center, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City


Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet is Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University. His researches focus on politics in the Philippines and Vietnam. His books include Beyond Hanoi: Local Government in Vietnam (2004), co-edited with David G. Marr; The Power of Everyday Politics: How Vietnamese Peasants Transformed National Policy (2005); Everyday Politics in the Philippines: Class and Status Relations in a Central Luzon Village (2002); and, The Huk Rebellion: A Study of Peasant Revolt in the Philippines (1977). A recent article is “Workers’ Protests in Contemporary Vietnam (with Some Comparisons to Those in the Pre-1975 South),” (2010) Journal of Vietnamese Studies 5:1.


Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives (ARENA Philippines)
Philippine Political Science Association (PPSA)
UP Asian Center
UP Political Science Department
UP Third World Studies Center

To access a playlist of the video recordings of the lecture, please click here.

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