International Politics

Webster University Thailand Gathers Regional International Relations Experts

From 22-23 February 2017, the Department of International Relations, Webster University Thailand, hosted an international seminar titled ‘Regional Dynamics in Asia: Case Studies from South and Southeast Asia’. This seminar was the second stage of a larger collaborative project between Webster University Thailand and Calcutta University, and was organized as a formal activity under a Memorandum of Understanding that was signed in 2015. The first activity between the two institutions took place in early 2016 at Calcutta University in India. The two-day seminar included keynote addresses and speeches by distinguished individuals from Thailand and abroad. Keynote speakers included Dr. Suriya Chindawongse, Deputy Director General of ASEAN at the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ms. Nina Raasakka from the United Nations Environment’s Asia and the Pacific Office. Furthermore, Dr. Lindsey Kingston, associate professor at Webster University, St. Louis and director of its Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies provided a thought-provoking speech…

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