(O)n the two roundtables are Emma Larkin (author of Finding George Orwell in Burma); Dominic Ziegler (The Economist’s Asia Editor); Angilee Shah (a freelance writer); John Ruwitch (Reuters Bureau Chief, Hanoi); and Christina Larson (a Beijing-based contributing editor for Foreign Policy). Both journalist roundtables are sponsored by the Luce Foundation.
Registration is required. The sessions are: “Reporting on Asia,” moderated by Jeff Wasserstrom, editor of the Journal of Asian Studies. (March 16, 8:30-10:30 am, Civic BallroomSouth, Second Floor.)
“The Persistence and Unraveling of Asian Authoritarianism.” Thongchai Winichakul, incoming Vice President of the AAS, will join the journalists. (March 17, 4:30-6:30 pm, Civic Ballroom South, Second Floor.)