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Program Participants

First Workshop, March 16 - 19, 2002:

Project Director

Dr. Muthiah Alagappa
Director, East-West Center Washington

Paper Contributors

Dr. Muthiah Alagappa
Director, East-West Center Washington
"Civil Society and Political Change in Asia: Issues to Consider"

Dr. Edward T. Aspinall
Research Fellow
Lecturer, School of European, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies
The University of Sydney
"Civil Society and Democratization in Indonesia"

Mr. Amitabh Behar
Program Associate
Ford Foundation
"Civil Society and Democracy in India"

Dr. L. Neil DeVotta
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Hartwick College
"Associational Life and Unsocial Capital: The Case of Sri Lanka"

Dr. Yun Fan
Fellow
Institute of Sociology
Academia Sinica
"The Role of Social Movements in Building Taiwan's Civil Society"

Dr. Jennifer C. Franco
PEACE Foundation
"Does Civil Society Further Democracy in the Philippines?: A View 'From Below'"

Dr. Mary Gallagher
Professor of Political Science
University of Michigan
"The Ties That Bind: Civil Society in China"

Dr. Kyaw Yin Hlaing
Professor
Department of Political Science
National University of Singapore
"Bringing Out the Dead: A Study of Civil Society in Burma "

Dr. Suzaina Kadir
Assistant Professor of Political Science
National University of Singapore
"In the Shadow of the Banyan Tree: Civil Society and the State in Singapore"

Dr. Sunhyuk Kim
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Southern California
"Civil Society and Political Change in South Korea"

D r. Robert J. Pekkanen
Assistant Professor
Political Science Department
Middlebury College
"Dual Civil Society and Democracy"

Mr. Aqil Shah
Freelance Columnist, Political Analyst
"Civil Society and Democratic Transition in Pakistan"

Dr. Meredith L. Weiss
Lecturer
Department of Political Science
Yale University
"Civil Society and Political Change in Malaysia"

Senior Scholars and Discussants

Mr. Richard Baker
Adjunct Senior Fellow
East-West Center

Dr. Larry Diamond
Senior Fellow
Hoover Institution
Stanford University

Dr. Gerard Finin
Fellow
East-West Center

Dr. Michael W. Foley
Director
Latin American and Latino Studies Program
Catholic University of America

Dr. Peter Hershock
Educational Specialist
East-West Center

Dr. Niraja Gopal Jayal
Professor
Center for the Study of Law and Governance
Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dr. Ben J. Kerkvliet
Professor
Department of Political and Social Change
Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies
Australian National University

Dr. Choong Nam Kim
Project Coordinator
Northeast Asia Economic Forum
East-West Center

Dr. Sankaran Krishna
Chairman and Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Hawai'i, Manoa

Dr. Christopher McNally
Fellow
East-West Center

Dr. Charles E. Morrison
President
East-West Center

Dr. Minxin Pei
Senior Associate
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Dr. Susan J. Pharr
Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics
Harvard University

Dr. Geoffrey Robinson
Department of History
University of California-Los Angeles

Dr. Sheila Smith
Fellow
East-West Center

Dr. Arun Swamy
Fellow
East-West Center

Dr. Guobin Yang
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology
University of Hawai'i, Manoa

Ms. Carolyn Fleisher
Program Associate
Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
Observer

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