An international Symposium – organized with the support of the IRN – will be held in Ipoh (Malaysia) from the 24th to the 26th of August.

Its theme is the following : « Facing the environmental turn : the extractive industries under scrutiny ». Legal, political and economic perspectives will be explored.

The Program is available here : Programme International Symposium Ipoh 24-26 August 2022.


The IRN, together with the East Asian Institute, will hold its regional meeting on the 31 of August in Singapore, on the sidelines of the « Foreign Direct Investment in Southeast Asia » Seminar.

You’ll find the program below.


Wednesday, 31st of August – 2:00 pm – 5 pm

East Asian Institute, NUS, Bukit Timah, Singapore

EAI Conference Room & Zoom

Themes and Interventions

  1. « New political norms in Southeast Asia ». About the Palgrave MacMillan Handbook.
    • Khoo Ying Hooi (UM, Malaysia): « Bersih Movement and Political Rights in Malaysia ». 

With Eric Frécon; Khor Yuleng; Laure Siegel tbc; Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux; Gabriel Facal (IRAEC, Bgkk, online)

2.     Ongoing research projects and other Work in progress. Next steps. All

o   Hui Yun Cher (Inalco, CASE): “Chinese Institutions of the Mining Cooperation in Southeast Asia”

 With Aymeric Mariette; Clément Séhier; Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux ; Gabriel Facal (online);

3.     « New labor regimes in South-East Asia », Penang Conf. Dec. 2023.

o   Presentation and discussion of the projected conference.

With Loïs Bastide (Irasec), Clément Séhier, Elsa Lafaye, Aymeric Mariette

Thursday, 1st September 2022 – 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
EAI Conference Room & Zoom
Political Economy of China’s Outward Foreign Direct Investment in Southeast Asia: An Assessment


Friday, 2nd of Septembre 2022 – 6.30 to 8.30 pm
Alliance Française, Singapore
“Turbulent Times. Answers by The French Regulation Theory” by Robert Boyer, CNRS

On the occasion of the publication of the Political Economy of Capitalisms, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, 2022 Alliance Française de Singapour together with The National University of Singapore, the Université Paris Cité invites you to attend

6:30 p.m          Introduction by Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux, Associate Professor CASE, CNRS-Ehess-Inalco & Rennes 2 University

6:45 p.m          Political Economy of Capitalisms in light of recent events, by Robert Boyer

7:30 p.m – 8:15 p.m :  Q&A / buffet


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