SE6770 Graduate Research Seminar (AY2008/2009)

Date: Wednesday, 5 November 2008
Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Venue: AS3, Level 6, SEAS Seminar Room (06-20)

Synopsis

This module, a Faculty requirement since 2004, is intended to encourage scholarly interactions among the graduate research students. Under a lecturer’s guidance, the students have engaged with each other during the past months, and now share their thoughts with the wider community. They hope to attract comments and suggestions for the further development of their thesis projects.

Speakers

Part One:

1. Alice Yap Boon Hui (PhD student) – Vihara Buddhaya Watugong – created and creating: Of Man, materiality and activities

2. Waranya Pimsri (MA student) – A case study of the construction of a rural database in Thailand

3. Noorul Habib Bin Abdul Guduse (PhD student) – Malaysia-Singapore relations: Economic interdependence and the question of conflict

Part Two:

1. Tan Lee Ooi (PhD student) – Religion in the public sphere: Habermas model vs. Southeast Asian experience

2. Deborah Lee (MA student) – Original soundtrack: Hearing Thailand through cinema

3. Jean Tan Ming (PhD student) – Indonesia’s foreign policy after Suharto: Bringing Leifer in