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Lecture set on decentralization in Southeast Asia, April 22

A lecture on "State Formation, State Reformation: Deciphering Decentralization in the Philippines and Thailand" will be presented on campus Monday, April 22.

Paul Hutchcroft, assistant professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will speak at 4:30 p.m. in Bowl 2, Robertson Hall. This event was rescheduled from March 25.

Hutchcroft is a specialist in Southeast Asian politics and a foremost scholar of Philippine political economy. His publications include "Booty Capitalism: The Politics of Banking in the Philippines" (Cornell University Press, 1998) and numerous articles on political economy and state formation in the Philippines. He has been an academy scholar at the Harvard Academy of Area and International Studies and a Fulbright scholar.

The talk is sponsored by the Center of International Studies, the Department of Politics , the Council on Regional Studies, the Southeast Asia Students Organization , Foreign Policy in Focus and the International Center .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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