The main research themes of the Center of Excellence (CoE) on Resource Politics for Social Development will be:

  • Political ecology and governance
  • Regionalization in Southeast Asia and Asia
  • Human Rights, Human Security and justice
  • Knowledge and innovation
  • Public sphere, democratization and the commons

The goals of the CoE on Resource Politics for Social Development are:

  • To impact in a positive way through interdisciplinary research resolving resource politics towards supporting social development in Asia in each of our five inter-related research sub-themes
  • To promote co-production of knowledge projects as an effective means to integrate research and policy making for more effective outcomes in terms of impact on resolving resource politics for social development
  • To strengthen the capacity of the next generation of researchers and/or public intellectuals through ensuring they have the opportunity to work with experienced researchers in research projects on resource politics for social development
  • To provide forums that enable deliberative processes between a range of actors with a stake in resource politics issues for social development that is informed by knowledge products produced by our projects
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The research members of the CoE on Resource Politics for Social Development are:

  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Carl Middleton
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Naruemon Thabchumpon
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Jakkrit Sangkamanee
  • Asst. Prof. Dr.Thanapan Laiprakobsub
  • Dr. Kasira Cheeppensook

More details will follow soon...