Politics and government grad students present conference papers in Singapore
Two graduate students in the Department of Politics and Government presented papers at conferences this past summer.
Farzana Chowdhury presented a paper titled “Under the Veil: The Neglected Case of Rohingya” at the 12th Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies, which was held in July in Singapore. This conference was organized by the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore with funding support from the Henry Luce Foundation in the United States. Chowdhury’s participation in this conference was supported by the National University of Singapore.
Bich Tran presented a paper titled “American Political Settlements and the Role of Perception in Assisting Trump’s Victory” at the Laws, Regulations and Public Policy Conference. The conference was organized by the Global Science and Technologies Forum and was held in Singapore in June. Her participation in this conference was funded by an Alice Ebel Scholarship from the Department of Politics and Government.
Tran also presented a paper titled “Adopting Development Experiences from South Korea: Difficulties and Opportunities that Vietnam Faces” at the World Congress for Korean Politics and Society. This conference was organized by the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA) and was held in Seoul, South Korea, in June. Her participation was fully funded by the KPSA.