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24 November

Thursday



11:00-12:30

Concurrent Session I


Panel 1 ?Regional Integration I


Panel 2 ?International Relations I


Panel 3 ?Education, Society and Culture



14:00-15:30

Concurrent Session II


Panel 4 ?Regional Integration II

Panel 5 ?International Relations II

Panel 6 ?Economy 



16:00-17:00

Concurrent Session III


Panel 7 ?Regional Integration III

Panel 8 ?Presidentialism in Asia

Panel 9 ?Economy and Society




25 November

Friday



09:00-10:30

Concurrent Session IV


Panel 10 ?Comparative Analysis of EU and East Asian Community: Regional Integration and FDI Activities

Panel 11 ?International Relations III

Panel 12 ?China as a Good Neighbour: Rhetoric or Reality?



11:00-12:30

Concurrent Session V


Panel 13 ?East Asian Regionalism, Governance, and Security

Panel 14 ?Politics I

Panel 15 ?Migration


14:00-15:30

Concurrent Session VI


Panel 16 ?Regional Integration IV

Panel 17 ?Politics II

Panel 18 ?Society and Politics


16:00-17:30

Concurrent Session VII


Panel 19 ?Regional Integration V

Panel 20 ?Politics III

Panel 21 ?Economy and Society II











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Panel 1 ?Regional Integration I (8113)


Chair: Sigrid Winkler, Taiwan Fellowship, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan


Regional Integration in the Asia-Pacific: The Challenge of Bilateralism (Abstract / Full Paper)

Syed Javed Maswood, Department of Political Science, American University in Cairo, Egypt


The Economic Cooperation Organization’s Experience:
A Comparative Understanding of Regional Integration in West Asia (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Javad Heydarian, University of the Philippines Diliaman, The Philippines


Regionalism in Europe and Asia: A Comparative Appraisal  (Abstract / Full Paper)

Prithvi Ram Mudiam, Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad, India


What Can An(other) Asian Democracy Index Do for Regional Integration in Asia?

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Miguel Paolo Reyes, Third World Studies Center, University of the Philippines-Diliman, The Philippines


Achieving Kantian Peace in the European Union (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Al James Untalan, International Studies Department, De La Salle University, The Philippines



Panel 2 ?International Relations I (8116)


Chair: Renato de Castro, International Studies Department, De La Salle University, The Philippines


Regional response to global health issues:

The involvement of regional institutions in the fight against infectious diseases in Asia and Europe

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Vincent Rollet, Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, Taiwan


Not very strategic but hardly immaterial: The dilemma and opportunity of China-EU cooperation

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Max Lin, The University of Liverpool, UK


The EU and normative change in East Asia (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Thi Thuy Do, Department of International Politics and Diplomacy

Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Vietnam


ASEAN-EU Approaches to Services (Abstract / Full Paper)

Alfredo Robles, De La Salle University, The Philippines


The Thailand-Cambodia Border Dispute and Its Implications for ASEAN Community 2015

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Ubonwan Yoosuk, Graduate Institute of International Politics, National Chung Hsing University,

Taiwan



Panel 3 ?Education, Society and Culture (8522)


Chair: Magno Francisco, De La Salle University, The Philippines


The Feasibility of Task-based Language Teaching in a University Setting in Cambodia

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Meas Sopheak, Institute of Foreign Languages, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia


Exploring the understanding of culture specific body language among Chinese learners of English

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Alvien Li Xia, Department of Educational Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Amy Zi Yang, Department of Educational Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University


Words Misunderstood? Understanding the role of discourse in Philippine basic education reform

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Mary Jocelyn dela Cruz, De La Salle University, The Philippines


Cosmopolitanism and the Environmental Challenge (Abstract / Full Paper)

Chandrachur Singh, Department of Political Science, Hindu College, University of Delhi, India



Panel 4 ?Regional Integration II (8113)


Chair: Turtogtoh Janar, Department of Political Science, National University of Mongolia, Mongolia


Aid, Integration, and Crisis: East Asia’s Lessons from European Structural and Cohesion Funds

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Ji-sun Yi, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University, South Korea


European and Asian monetary cooperation and integration from the perspective of comparative political economy

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Thomas Kalinowski, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University, South Korea


Regionalism and Conflict Management: A Case Study of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Ramses Amer, Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University, Sweden


Energy Security and Regional Integration: the case of ASEAN (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Brian C. Ventura, Department of Political Science, University of the Philippines Visayas, The Philippines



Panel 5 ?International Relations II (8116)


Chair: Christian Schafferer, Department of International Trade, Overseas Chinese University, Taiwan


Diplomatic Guanxi: Analysing China’s Strategic Partnership Network (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Thomas S Wilkins, Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


Taiwan's International Relations and the Legacy of the Cold War

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint 1, 2, 3)

Linda Gail Arrigo, College of Humanities and Social Science, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan


European Union’s values in its policies towards China and Taiwan: not such an ‘empty speech?

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Anna Rudakowska, Dept. of Global Politics and Economics, Tamkang University, Taiwan


The Patterns of Interaction between Taiwan and China in the World Health Organization

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Sigrid Winkler, Taiwan Fellowship, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan



Panel 6 ?Economy (8522) 


Chair: Rupakjyoti Borah, School of Liberal Studies, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, India


The impact of global financial crisis on the Asia-Pacific region (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Xianming Meng, Institute for Rural Futures (IRF), University of New England, Australia


Economic numeraire in SI units, avoiding the effect of currency exchange rate volatility

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Ian McFarlane, Department of Agricultural and Food Economics, University of Reading, UK


The Political Economy of Decentralization in the Philippines (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Alfredo Sureta, San Sebastian College-Manila, The Philippines


An Empirical Analysis of the Role of Export Percentage in Merger activities (M&A) 

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)
in International Capital Market: Policy Implications

Chih - Hsiang Chen, Department of Finance, Ming Chuan University




Panel 7 ?Regional Integration III (8113)


Chair: Brendan Howe, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University, South Korea


The EU Experience and East Asian Integration: Is There a Genuine Path?

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Yi-Ju Wang, Department of International Trade, Overseas Chinese University, Taiwan

Ramon Santacana, Department of Spanish Language and Literature, Providence University, Taiwan


ASEAN in the Asia-Europe Meeting:

The experience of external socio-cultural cooperation for the internal process of ASEAN  (Abstract / Full Paper)
Socio-Cultural Community building

Huong Le Thu, College of Social Sciences, National Chengchi University, Taiwan


China's Economic Cooperation in East Asia (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Sasinan Kruaechaipinit, Institute of China and Asia-Pacific Studies, National Sun Yat-sen University



Panel 8 ?Presidentialism in Asia (8116)


Chair: M. Ramesh, The Hong Kong Institute of Education


From Aquino to Aquino: 
Transitional Challenges and Presidential Leadership in Democratizing Philippines

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Julio Teehankee, International Studies Department, De La Salle University, The Philippines


From Aquino to Obama: Presidential Time in the US and the Philippines

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Mark Thompson, Department of Asian & International Studies, City University of Hong Kong


Presidential Politics in Taiwan and Democratic Development

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Christian Schafferer, Department of International Trade, Overseas Chinese University, Taiwan



Panel 9 ?Economy and Society (8522)


Chair: Max Grömping, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand


The Meaning of Sufficiency Economy: Key Elements for Sustainable Development in Asia and Europe

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Istvan Rado, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand


Promoting Cultural Hybridity:

The Study of the Hong Kong and Chinese New Middle Class Across the Border under Globalization Era

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Eileen Yuk-ha Tsang, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong


Corruption and National Development in Health and Education in Asian Countries

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Marion Valencia, College of Arts, Sciences, and Technology, De La Salle Araneta University, The Philippines



Panel 10 ?Comparative Analysis of EU and East Asian Community:
                   Regional Integration and FDI Activities (8113)


Chair: Ken Morita, Faculty of Commercial Sciences, Hiroshima Shudo University, Japan


Asia and Europe:  Federal vs. Concentric Paths to Regional Integration

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Joel Campbell, Pacific Region Faculty, Troy University, South Korea


Political Economy of FDI and Integration: EU and East Asia

(Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Ken Morita, Faculty of Commercial Sciences, Hiroshima Shudo University, Japan

Yun Chen, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, China


How Internal Politics Influenced the Opening-Up Policy in China (Abstract / Full Paper / PowerPoint)

Hisako Shimono, Faculty of Foreign Studies, The University of Kitakyushu, Japan


What are the lessons of CMEA: Is CMEA Experience positive or negative? (Abstract / Full Paper)

Masumi Hakogi, Graduate School of Cultural Studies, Tohoku University, Japan



Panel 11 ?International Relations III (8116)


Chair: Alfredo Robles, International Studies Department De La Salle University, The Philippines


Turkey's foreign policy: Where to go? (Abstract / Full Paper)

Hüseyin Bagci, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Turkey


Waves of Tensions: Taming the Turbulent Disputed Waters of the West Philippine Sea (Abstract / Full Paper)

Kristina Camille Cablayan, University of the Philippines Diliman, The Philippines


The Search for Leadership in Enhancing the ASEAN’s Capabilities to Advance Human Security:
The Role of Indonesia (Abstract / Full Paper)

Angguntari Ceria Sari, Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia


The Economic Diplomacy for the New Economy of Sustainable Development (Abstract / Full Paper)

Do Huyentrang, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam



Panel 12 ?China as a Good Neighbour: Rhetoric or Reality? (8522)


Chair: Nikita S.W. Chiu, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland


China and State Capitalism: Modernization and Rethinking of International Political Economy (Abstract / Full Paper)

Fanie Herman, Graduate Institute of International Politics, National Chung Hsing University Taiwan


Sino-US Relations and Asian Security: Cold War II or Something New? (Abstract / Full Paper)

Alexis Littlefield, Graduate Institute of International Politics, National Chung Hsing University Taiwan


The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership
and its Implications for China’s Role in East Asia Regional Integration (Abstract / Full Paper)

Tony Tai-Ting Liu, Graduate Institute of International Politics, National Chung Hsing University Taiwan


The Transition of China’s Security Strategy In Light of Its Recent Aircraft Carrier Development (Abstract / Full Paper)

Wenda Han-Ju Yen, Graduate Institute of International Politics, National Chung Hsing University Taiwan



Panel 13 ?East Asian Regionalism, Governance, and Security (8113)


Chair: Julio Teehankee, International Studies Department, De La Salle University, The Philippines


East Asian Governance and Regional Consensus (Abstract / Full Paper)

Brendan Howe, Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University, South Korea


East Asian Regionalism: Positions and Priorities (Abstract / Full Paper)

Narayanan Ganesan, Hiroshima Peace Institute, Japan


Governance and Health Care Reform in China (Abstract / Full Paper)

M Ramesh, The Hong Kong Institute of Education


The Risk of Applying Realpolitik in Resolving the South China Sea Dispute:
Implications on Regional Security (Abstract / Full Paper)

Renato de Castro, International Studies Department, De La Salle University, The Philippines



Panel 14 ?Politics I (8116)


Chair: Istvan Rado, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand


New Information Communication Technologies and Election Monitoring in Southeast Asia

Crowdsourcing the Thai Elections 2011 (Abstract / Full Paper)

Max Grömping, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand


The Globalization of International Election Monitoring Policy

An Interdependent Decision Making Perspective on Policy Diffusion (Abstract / Full Paper)

Hye-Ryoung Jung, Embassy of the Rep. of Korea in Sri Lanka


Institutions and Democratization: Election commissions in three Asian democracies (Abstract / Full Paper)

Cleo Anne Calimbahin, De La Salle University, The Philippines


In Search of Common Axes of Competition in East Asian Party Systems (Abstract / Full Paper)

Willy Jou, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Japan



Panel 15 ?Migration (8522)


Chair: Tsetsegjargal Tseden, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, National University of Mongolia


Creating Home Away from Home: Mobile Phones and Migrants Workers in Asia (Abstract / Full Paper)

Maria Divina Gracia Roldan, Department of Political Science, De La Salle University, The Philippines


Challenging Illiteracy of Female Migrants in Rural Austria (Abstract / Full Paper)

Pamela Madeleine Kargl, Center for Social and Intercultural Competence
Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria


Patterns of International Marriages in Korea: the Impacts of Structural, Agential, and Policy factors

(Abstract / Full Paper)

Seung-Bum Yang, Department of Public Administration, Konkuk University, South Korea

Junmo Kim, College of Political Science, Konkuk University, South Korea

Ador R. Torneo, Department of Public Administration, Konkuk University, South Korea


Striking out the border: The possibilities of labour migration without regulation in Southeast Asia (Abstract / Full Paper)

Carmina Untalan, De La Salle University, The Philippines


The State of Philippine Higher Education System:
Facing the Challenges of Regional Integration and Interdependence (Abstract / Full Paper)

Rizal G.Buendia, Department of Political Science, De La Salle University, The Philippines



Panel 16 ?Regional Integration IV (8113)


Chair: Willy Jou, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Japan


Accelerating Regional Integration Through Intercity Networks:
Insights and Issues from East Asia (Abstract / Full Paper)

Mark Joseph Tajo Solis, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy
University of the Philippines-Diliman, The Philippines


Inter-city cooperation in terms of governance in Central China:
A case study in the Chang-Zhu-Tan City Cluster (Abstract / Full Paper)

Lizhu Dai, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University


Global patterns of Transnational Organisations and Multi-level Governance?
Comparing City Networks in Europe and Asia (Abstract / Full Paper)

Stefan Niederhafner, Department of International Relations, Seoul National University, South Korea


Networked Cities and the Global Disarmament Effort (Abstract / Full Paper)

Nikita S.W. Chiu, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland



Panel 17 ?Politics II (8116)


Chair: Cleo Anne Calimbahin, De La Salle University, The Philippines


Confronting Separatist Movement: An Indonesian Experience (Abstract / Full Paper)

Dafri Agussalim and Galuh Dian Pramadewi

Department of International Relations, University of Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Integration of Good Local Governance Concepts in Decentralized Planning Process in Cambodia

(Abstract / Full Paper)

Sokphea Young, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand


Institutionalizing Decentralization: A National Development Strategy (Abstract / Full Paper)

Tanvir Aeijaz, Ramjas College, Delhi University, India


From Formal Democracy to Substantial Democracy:

A comparative study of democratic decentralization cases from Five Southeast Asian countries

(Abstract / Full Paper)

Alfredo Sureta, San Sebastian College-Manila, The Philippines



Panel 18 ?Society and Politics (8522)


Chair: Maria Divina Gracia Roldan, Department of Political Science, De La Salle University, The Philippines


Integration Policy: Women Empowerment in a Cross-Cultural Setting (Abstract / Full Paper)

Sherlyne Almonte-Acosta, St. Paul University, The Philippines


Women’s NGOs in Mongolia and Their Role in Democratisation (Abstract / Full Paper)

Tsetsegjargal Tseden, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, National University of Mongolia


Identifying Effective Leader in Indonesia (Abstract / Full Paper)

Dita Siti Nurhayati Anastasia Diliani, Faculty of Social Sciences, National Cheng Chi University, Taiwan



Panel 19 ?Regional Integration V (8113)


Chair: Ramses Amer, Department of Oriental Languages, Stockholm University, Sweden


Mongolia in Newly Regionalizing Asia: From Central Asian Buffer to East Asian Participator (Abstract / Full Paper)

Turtogtoh Janar, Department of Political Science, National University of Mongolia, Mongolia


India’s Ties with East and Southeast Asia: Prospects for Regional Integration (Abstract / Full Paper)

Rupakjyoti Borah, School of Liberal Studies, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, India


Neo-Keynesianism:  Alternative Idea to face the Challenges of Contemporary Regionalism

(Abstract / Full Paper)

Dedy Permadi, Department of International Relations, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia


The EU and State- building in Failed States: An Assessment of European Engagement in Afghanistan

(Abstract / Full Paper)

Dinoj Upadhyay, Center for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India



Panel 20 ?Politics III (8116)


Chair: Mark Thompson, Department of Asian & International Studies, City University of Hong Kong


HOPE OR DOOM?

Institutionalizing the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in the Midst of the “ASEAN WAY?

(Abstract / Full Paper)

Joel Mark Barredo, Mahidol University, Thailand


No More Guns: External Assistance for Post-Conflict Rebuilding in Mindanao (Abstract / Full Paper)

Rosalie Arcala Hall, Division of Social Sciences, University of the Philippines Visayas, The Philippines


Governance toward Human Rights: Freedom of Speech and Individual Privacy in New Media

(Abstract / Full Paper)

Jeffrey J.Guo, National Applied Research Laboratories, Taiwan


E-Governance and Social Inclusion in the Philippines (Abstract / Full Paper)

Magno Francisco, De La Salle University, The Philippines



Panel 21 ?Economy and Society II (8522)


Chair: Rizal G.Buendia, Department of Political Science, De La Salle University, The Philippines


Civil Society Organizations and the Nuclear Energy Debate in the Philippines (Abstract / Full Paper)

Punzalan Kevin Christopher, De La Salle University, The Philippines


Food security in the Lower Mekong Basin (LMB):

The villagers?dependency on the water-related resources in Steung Treng Province, Cambodia

(Abstract / Full Paper)

Serey Sok, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University

Xiaojiang Yu, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University


Grassroots Democracy and the IT Policy in India:
Analysing Varying Approach of the State Governments (Abstract / Full Paper)

Rajesh K Jha, Department of Political Science, Rajdhani College (DU), India


Measuring Global Innovative Companies  (Abstract / Full Paper)

Tsai Chen Li, Chihlee Institute of Technology, Taiwan

Chang-Hsing Chang, Yachin Li and Shine Juo-Mei Chiang

Department of International Trade, Overseas Chinese University, Taiwan










7 November 2011

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