CSEAS Lecture Series. "Dispensing Justice? The Work of Thai Police Investigators"


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  • Speaker: Duncan McCargo, Professor of Southeast Asian Politics, University of Leeds/Columbia University
  • Host Department: Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS)
  • Date: 10/10/2013
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Location: International Institute-Room 1636

  • Description:

    Duncan McCargo is Professor of Southeast Asian Politics at the University of Leeds. He is best known as a specialist on contemporary Thailand, where he regularly conducts extended fieldwork, most recently for the whole of 2012. McCargo divides his time between Britain and New York, where he is a Visiting Scholar at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University, and an Associate Fellow at Asia Society. His most recent book is Mapping National Anxieties: Thailand's Southern Conflict (NIAS 2012). He currently holds a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship to work on politics and justice in Thailand.