THINKING RIGHTS, WRITING JUSTICE in Southeast Asia Lecture Series

The THINKING RIGHTS, WRITING JUSTICE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA online lecture series is a project of the Justice in Southeast Asia Lab (JSEALab).  See below for details of talks in Spring 2023, including links to register, and an archive of past talks.

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Spring 2024

Check back later for the Spring 2024 Lecture Series!

Spring 2023

12 April 2023 [North America] | 13 April 2023 [Asia]

Sol Iglesias, University of the Philippines

Subersibo (Subversive): Martial Law Memory, Coercive Revisionism and Academic Freedom in the Philippines”

Recording available here.

26 April 2023 [North America] | 27 April 2023 [Asia]

Mary McCoy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Transgressive Rhetoric and Public Memory: The Perplexing Case of the Philippines”

*No video recording available*

27 April 2023 [North America] | 28 April 2023 [Asia]

Aries Arugay, University of the Philippines

“The Art of Evading Accountability: The Military in the Philippines’ Beleaguered Democracy”

*No video recording available*

5 April 2023 [North America] | 6 April 2023 [Asia]

Patricio Abinales, University of Hawaii

“From Mindanao to Managua – The Travels of a Filipino Communist” 

Recording coming soon!

Spring 2022

“’When I was tortured…’ A Narrative of State Injustice in Thailand”

Nick Cheesman, Australian National University

Tuesday, 12 April: 6 pm PST, 9 pm EST

Wednesday, 13 April: 8 am ICT, 10 am JST, 12 pm AEDT

*No video recording available*


“Repressive-Responsive Parameters of Autocracies in Asia”

Nhu Truong, Denison University

Tuesday, 22 March: 6 pm PST, 9 pm EST

Wednesday, 23 March: 8 am ICT, 10 am JST, 12 pm AEDT

*No video recording available*



“The Cost of Rebellion: The Thai State’s Crackdown on the Reimagination of Democracy”

Bencharat Sae Chua, Mahidol University

22/23 February

Recording available here.




“Land Reform amidst Legal Debris: Learning Risky Rights in Myanmar”

Hilary Faxon, UC-Berkeley

Tuesday/Wednesday, 25/26 January 2022

*No video recording available*