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The 4th International Conference on Human Rights & Human Development Critical Connections: Human Rights, Human Development and Human Security 18-19 August 2011 Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand Organized by Master of Arts in International Development Studies (MAIDS) programme, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand Center for Human Rights Studies and Social Development (CHRSD), Mahidol University, Thailand International Cooperation and Human Security (HS1069A), Chula Unisearch, Chulalongkorn University Introduction Human Rights, Human Development and Human Security are cornerstone concepts of the theory and practice of development and social justice. Whilst some argue that each is a school of thought in its own right, others conclude that the concepts are intimately connected and complimentary. Human Rights have been a foundation of international development since at least the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, from which has grown a comprehensive “rights-based approach” to development. During the 1980s, following an upsurge of normative thinking, the notion of Human Development emerged that mounted a serious challenge to the previous GDP-centric modernization development theories, and has been promoted by major development agencies such as the UNDP. In the 1990s, the more holistic concept of Human Security emerged that sought to synthesize notions of basic needs, human development and human rights and in the process redefine security from a state-centric perspective to a focus on the individual. Critics of Human Security, however, have argued that it is just “old wine in a new bottle” and impractical for guiding development on the ground. This conference will explore the critical connections and cleavages between Human Rights, Human Development and Human Security, and seek to close the gap between development in theory and in practice. Please write to critical.connections.th@gmail.com for all conference-related inquires. Please visit to http://www.humanrights-mu.org/index.php/the-community for more detail.


Thursday, August 18, 2011 8:00 - 9:00 9:00 - 10:00 10:00 - 10:30

Registration Opening Ceremonies  Welcome remarks – by Dean, Faculty of Political Science  Keynote Addresses: Critical Connections: Human Rights, Human Development & Human Security – by Prof. Kinhide Mushakoji Break Paper Presentation Session 1:

10:30 - 12:30

12:30 - 13:30

Special Panel: “Burma, Environmental Governance and Equity”  Dawei Industrial Complex: Its Prospects and Challenges by Zaw Aung  Livelihoods and the Ayrewaddy River by Myint Zaw Migration:  Temporary, Circular Migration Realises and Frontier Worker Labour Protection at Poipet, Cambodia by Jennifer Maureen Finnegan  Thai Berry pickers in Sweden: An Analysis of Seasonal Labor Migration and Trafficking by Julia Kamoltip Kallstrom  Rights to “Education”: Burmese Migrant’s Hope and Dream. A Case Study of DEAR Burma School by Pechet Men  Local Citizenship and the Realization of Political Rights of Japanese Brazilians: Comparative studies of Aichi and Yamanashi Prefectures of Japan by Ayaka Kazama Refugee:  US Resettlement for the Burmese Refugees in Mae La camp: Approach to Resolve the Protracted Refugee Situation and its Challenges by Sarinya Moolma  Analyzing India’s Vague Refugee Policy: A Case Study of the Chin Refugee by Lian Bawi Thang  Undocumented Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: Government Justification of the Policies on their Basic Rights and Human Security by Mahbubul Haque  Durable Solutions in Education for Burmese Refugee Children in Thailand by Anna Lena Till Lunch Paper Presentation Session 2: Special Panel: “Gender and Well Being”

13:30 - 15:30

Human Security:  Impacts of Cambodian Decentralization Policy in Fishery Management on Human Security of Fishers around Tonle Sap Lake by Borin Un  The Globalizing Lao Economy – the Impact on Human Securities: the Case of Thai FDO Rubber Investments in Savannakhet Province by Sawapa Tangsawapak  Impact of Human Security Approach in the Post UN Peace Keeping Mission: A Case Study of Bangladesh by Shekh Mohammad Altafur Rahman  Human Security, Emancipation, and the Challenges towards the Establishment of ASEAN Security Community 2015 by Aninda Rahmasari


15:30 - 16:00

Human Development (1):  Situational Analysis on Child Labor in the Food Service Industry in Yangon/Urban City by Ne Chye Thwin  Informal Economy of Street Clothing Vendor in Bangkok by Julia Elizabeth Rapoch  The Situation of Employment for People with Disabilities under the Employment Policies in Jakarta, Indonesia by Mahmudi Yusbi  Building Capabilities through Yoga Therapy: A Case Study of At-risk-youth and Traumatized Young Women in Phnom Pehn by Debra Kim Liwiski Peace Building & Conflict Resolution:  Peace building in Southern Thailand: A Developmental Contribution by the Asia Foundation to Conflict Transformation by Marika Stella Dora Shiga  To Live With Conflicts: Conflict in Human Rights and Social Movements by Ashley Hsu-liang Wu  International and Domestic Media Discourse: The Construction and Use of Class Struggle During the Thai Protest in 2010 by Alan Winlbong Andersen  International Political Transformation in post-cold war Asia: A case study of KMT refugee in Northern Thailand by Lei Tong Environment:  A Case Study of the Rational Choice of Resettlers by ZHU Yu and SHI Guoqing  Household Waste Segregation and Recycling in Bangkok by Patra Jirawisan  Environment Protection Mechanism in Industrial Estate in Vietnam in the era of Globalization by Sang Xuan Vo  Responding to Climate Change: A Human Security, Human Rights, or Development Issue? by Danny Marks Break Paper Presentation Session 3: Human Rights

16:00 -18:00

Human Rights:  Missing Victims of Human Trafficking: Determining Stereotypical Profiles of Victims of Trafficking and Analyzing its Effects on the Victim Identification Process after the Enactment of the Thai Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act 2008 by Viviene Siraya Daepp  Strengths and Shortcomings of Socioeconomic Assistance Programming of Victims of Human Trafficking by Brooke Mullen  Independence of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand by Yasuyuki Kato  Practicing of Human Rights-Based Appoach in Myanmar, Case Study of Integrated Community Development Project and Karuna Local NGO in Loikaw Township by Sophia Human Rights and Environment:  Sound Behind the Wall: the Case Study in the Construction Kuala Namu International Airport in North Sumatera by Majda El Muhtaj  Land Rights Clain through Communication Rights by Warunee Na-Nakorn  The Violation of Rights of Health in Mining Areas (Case Study in Banjarbaru City, South Kalimantan) by Mirza Satria Buana  Human Rights Approach on Trans-National Hazardous Environmental Program by Henry Sylvain Citizenship and Rights:  Human Security and Workers in Thailand’s Post-Factory Age by John Walsh  Three Waves of Citizenship Integration in Thailand: Chinese, Isaan and Burmese beyond the Reverse Waves? by Sustarum Thammaboosadee  The Fulfillment of Social Security Rights by Non State Social Security Providers : The Case of Zakat as Islamic Social Security Instrument in Indonesia by Heru Susetyo  Democracy and the Struggles for Community Rights by Chayatad Deema


Film showing & Discussion 18:30 - 21:00

Reception at Chula Naruemit Friday, August 19, 2011 Paper Presentation Session 4: Special Panel: “Interrogating Human Security in Development”  

10:45 - 11:15

Human Rights, Human Development and Human Security in South Sudan by Michael Medley Accounting for Human Security for the Proposed Xayaburi Dam, Northern Laos, and evaluating implications for Thailand by Naruemon Thabchumpon & Carl Middleton  Human Security Policy in Japan by Ajarn Thee Win  Human Security, Energy and Climate Change: The Importance of an Integrated Perspective by Charles Elworthy Culture and Religion:  The role of nunhood in contemporary Burma/Myanmar by Hnin Wut Yee  Legal Wrestling to Reinforce the Right to Equality for Minority religious Groups in Indonesia by Al Khanif Khanif  The Impact of Monolingual Policy on Development of Ethnic People by Shu Maung  Democracy and Minority Rights in Bangladesh by Sikder Monoare Murshed Education:  Contradiction between Human Rights and Asian Culture: A Case Study of the Ban on School Corporal Punishment by Sasiprapa Jampian  Education and Empowerment in Thailand: A Case Study of Female Issan Workers in Bangkok by Andrew Vincent Clifford  Teacher - Centered Pedagogy and the Presence of Structural Violence in Myanmar: An Investigation on Myanmar Education System by Yu Hlaing Aung Human Developmet (2):  Assessing the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Households through a Livelihood Security Lens: A Study based on Namlong Village in Chiang Mai Province by Louise Kendi Maore  Thaksin’s Pro-Poor Populist Policies For the Poor or for Political Gain? by Sutree Duangnet  What Changes in Current Agricultural System should Thailand undergo for Increased Return on the Farmers? by Yong Sun Hong  Evaluating implementation of EGAT International’s Corporate Social Responsibility policy for the Hat Gyi Dam Project on the Salween River, Myanmar/ Burma by Nang Shining Break

11:15 - 13:00

Closing Panel Discussion & Open Forum

9:00 - 10:45

14:00 – 16:00 Film showing & Discussion

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