Faculty of Law Presents Students From 11 Countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Studies UK Workshop

PhD Association of Southeast Asian Studies (ASEAS) UK Workshop in the Auditorium on the 6th floor of A Building FH UB

Faculty of Law, Universitas Brawijaya (FH UB) welcomed colleagues and scholars from all over the world at the opening of the Association of Southeast Asian Studies (ASEAS) UK PhD Workshop in the Auditorium on the 6th floor of A Building Faculty of Law. This event marks a significant collaboration between FH and various international academic institutions.

The workshop on (21/5-22/5/2024) was attended by 23 PhD candidates and students from 11 countries, including England, the United States, Canada, Sweden, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, and Indonesia.

Presenters at the Association of Southeast Asian Studies (ASEAS) UK PhD Workshop

The speakers at the workshop consisted of leading academics, such as: Assoc. Prof. Adam Tyson from Leeds University, England, who currently serves as Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, Universitas Brawijaya, Prof. Duncan McCargo from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Prof. May Tan-Mullins, International Dean of James Cook University, Singapore, Assoc. Prof. Dirk Tomsa from La Trobe University, Australia, Assistant Prof. Ratih Indraswari from Parahyangan University, Bandung, and Assoc. Prof. Milda Istiqomah, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Universitas Brawijaya.

The workshop was opened by remarks from the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Dr. Aan Eko Widiarto, SH., M. Hum. In his opening remarks, Dr. Aan Eko Widiarto expressed his deep gratitude for the presence and contribution of the scholars who attended this activity.

Dean of FH UB, Dr. Aan Eko Widiarto, SH., M.Hum when giving a speech

Dr. Aan also highlighted collaborative efforts with Leeds University and other international institutions to emphasize the importance of building strong academic partnerships.

“I express my deep gratitude for the presence and contributions of the participants and presenters. This two-days workshop is one of our strategic partnerships,” said Dr. Aan.

Dr. Aan warmly welcomed all participants, especially those who visiting campus for the first time, and ensured the support and friendliness of the university.

“For some of the participants, this may be their first visit to our campus. I hope them to enjoy two days here,” said Dr. Aan

He said he was optimistic that this workshop would be a productive and enriching experience for all participants, encouraging academic excellence and new experiences.

“I believe that this workshop will be productive and beneficial for PhD candidates and students. I also hope this program will bring us some new experiences,” said Dr. Aan.

FH is dedicated to creating a dynamic and inclusive learning environment, supporting research and development in various areas of legal study. It is hoped that this activity will become a stepping stone for collaboration and academic progress in the field of Southeast Asian studies. (RMA/FH PR/OKY/UB PR/ Trans. Iir)