Rethinking Asian Capitalism and Society in the 21st Century: A comparative overview on 30 years of Vietnam’s achievements under Doi Moi and Challenges ahead

Rethinking Asian Capitalism and Society in the 21st Century: A comparative overview on 30 years of Vietnam’s achievements under Doi Moi and Challenges ahead

Ho Chi Minh Ville, 7- 8 Novembre 2019

Institut des Sciences Sociales du Sud – Southern Institute of Social Sciences (SISS)

Conference jointly organized by:

- L’Institut de Recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est Contemporaine (IRASEC-CNRS, Thaïlande)

- L’institut des Sciences Sociales du Sud (SISS, Ho Chi Minh-Ville, Vietnam)

- Le Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée à la Mondialisation (Université de Rouen Normandie, France)

- L’Université ouverte de Ho Chi Minh-Ville

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Call for papers
The Research Institute on Contemporary South East Asia (IRASEC, Bangkok) and the Southern Institute of Social Sciences (SISS, Ho Chi Minh City) invite contributors to present original research papers at the international conference to be held on November 7-8, 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). Of international scope, with a presentation in French and in English, the event aims to:


- Discuss results from recent work carried out by European and Asian researchers,
- Foster interaction and ideas exchange by bringing together senior and young
researchers in social sciences.


For accepted participants, hotel accommodation can be provided for one author per selected paper, subject to available funding. Preference will be given to early-career
researchers from developing countries. There is no conference fee.

Conference topics

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Part 1: Vietnam from yesterday to today. A regional and comparative perspective
- The transformation from a centrally planned economy to a socialist market economy
- Changes in the Vietnamese society with its openness to the world
- Vietnam on the World map: from the Soviet bloc to a globalized world

Part 2: Vietnam and challenges ahead in the 21st Century
- Regional challenges: new architecture in East and South-East Asia, maritime conflicts and geopolitical tensions, multilateral governance
- Societal challenges: social and cultural transformations, pitfalls of the middleincome trap (income inequality, gender inequality)
- Environmental challenges: climate change (migration, vulnerability, competitiveness), green growth (technological change, renewable energies)

Important dates

- Extended deadline: 31 July 2019: Deadline for sending proposals (title, author(s) with affiliated institutions, email, abstract, keywords and JEL codes - all on 2 pages maximum-)
to: conference@irasec.com
- July 14, 2019: target date for acceptance/rejection notification
- October 20, 2019: Deadline for sending papers by authors
- November 1st, 2019: Publication of the final conference program
 

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