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This week's lecture

Thai military attache Senior Colonel Saranyu will present "A Military Perspective on Thailand's Political Landscape," with the Asia Foundation's John Brandon (MA political science, 1985) at noon, Friday, Oct. 3, in Room 110 (Honors) Campus Life. To order a Filipino lunch, submit an online request by 6 p.m. Thursday before the lecture at CSEAS Brown Bag Lunch Order. Orders must be cancelled online by 10 a.m. Friday. Cost is $5 for students; $6 for faculty, staff and others. Payments may be made in cash or by check. For details, email

Oct. 1 lecture

Two Thai scholars will compare decentralization reforms in Thailand and Indonesia in a special lecture, "The Specter of Leviathan in Central Local Relations Revisited," from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 in Room 315 Altgeld. The speakers will be Achakorn Wongpredee, associate professor at the National Institute of Development Administration in Bangkok, and NIU alum Tatchalerm Sudhipongpracha (PhD political science, 2011), now at Khon Kaen University. The lecture is sponsored by CSEAS and the divisions of Public Administration and International Affairs. Light refreshments will be served. 



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