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The 3rd MSSRC International Conference on
“Mekong Region and ASEAN in Transition: People and Transborder Issues”
11 -12 September 2014
Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

Deadline for abstract submission : 15 June 2014

Organizer :   

Mekong Sub-region Social Research Center (MSSRC), Faculty of Liberal Arts, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand

Co-organizers :   

1. Center of Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2. Japan Foundation, Bangkok
3. Master of Arts Program in International Development Studies (MAIDS) , Chulalongkorn University
4. Center for Research on Plurality in the Mekong Region (CERP), Khon Kaen University
5. The STEPS Center at the Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK.
6. University of Battambang, Cambodia 7. Hue University - College of Foreign Languages
8. University of Danang - College of Foreign Languages

Objectives :   

1. To present and debate current issues from research findings and academic works related to given themes focusing on social, environmental, economic and cultural changes in the Mekong Region and ASEAN in the context of ASEAN in transition.
2. To establish concrete knowledge and mutual understanding towards institutional changes and its impacts on Mekong and ASEAN countries.
3. To encourage learning and research about Mekong and to promote and strengthen the sharing of experiences, knowledge and information on the Mekong and ASEAN

Expected outputs :   

1. Mutual shares and debates of knowledge and experiences on socio, economic, cultural, political and environmental issues in transition between participants.
2. Proceedings containing selected paper on given themes.


- Hydropower and financial institutes
- Water, fishery, and food nexus
- Trans-border trade
- Gender and social transformation
- Policy, politics, and government
- Culture, history, and language transformation
- Education, theory, and teaching methods

         International and Thai lecturers, academics, scholars, professionals, and college students in the fields of social sciences, humanities, development, anthropology, history and other related branches as well as the general public. 200 participants are expected.

Dates : 11-12 September 2014

Venue : Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand


 Contact person: Ms.Kitiya, Dr. Pinwadee
Mekong Subregion Social Research Center [MSSRC]
  Faculty of Liberal Arts, Ubon Ratchathani University
  Satholamark Rd, Maungsikai subdistrict, Warinchamrap,
  Ubon Ratchathani province THAILAND 34190
  Tel (+66)45 353706, (+66)45 353725
  Fax (+66)45 288870
  email: mekongcentre@gmail.com, mssrc_ubu@yahoo.com