On 12 May 2015, SEATIDE members gathered at the European External Actions Service (EEAS), Brussels, for Southeast Asia Briefing 2 on “The Emerging Middle-Class and Democratisation in Southeast Asia’”.
The event, which was co-organized by Ranieri Sabatucci, head of the EEAS Southeast Asia division, the EFEO and the University of Cambridge focused on research conducted within the framework of SEATIDE’s Work Package 4, “National and transnational exchange of information”.
The following presentations were delivered:
- Middle class politics in Mainland Southeast Asia, Tomas Larsson (University of Cambridge)
- The Shape of Democracy in Indonesia and Malaysia’, Sumit Mandal (University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus)
- Democratization and the Emerging Middle Class in Southeast Asia: The Philippine Experience, Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem (University of the Philippines Diliman)