Invited speakers at the METU Conference on Asia


Citizen Engagement and Collective Action Within and Across Asian Societies

25-26 October, 2013

Middle East Technical University  – Ankara, Turkey


Prasenjit Duara
National University of Singapore, chair of the Asian Research Institute, “Asia Redux: Conceptualizing a Region for Our Times”, “Rescuing the History from the Nation”

Amitav Acharya
American University, former president of ISA, “Whose Ideas Matter?: Agency and Power in Asian Regionalism”, “Non-Western International Relations Theory”

Mark Beeson
University of Western Australia, “Regionalism, Globalization and East Asia: Politics, Security and Economic Development”, “Contemporary Southeast Asia: Regional Dynamics, National Differences”

Mark Selden
Cornell University, editor of Asia-Pacific Journal, “China, East Asia and the Global Economy: Regional and Historical Perspectives”

Cemil Aydin
University of North Carolina, “The Politics of Anti-Westernism in Asia: Visions of World Order in Pan-Islamic and Pan-Asian Thought”

Wang Hui
Tsinghua University,editor of Dushu, named as among top 100 public intellectuals by Foreign Policy in 2008, “The Rise of Modern Chinese Thought”

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