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The Asian Financial Crisis: 15 Years Later


Speakers: Professor Christopher Hughes (Warwick), Dr André Broome (Birmingham), Dr Juanita Elias (Griffith University, Australia), Dr Peter Ferdinand, (Warwick) and Dr Iain Pirie (Warwick).

Roundtable organized by Michiel Foulon (Warwick) and Dr Lena Rethel (Warwick)

Monday, the 2nd of July 2012, 2 pm - 4 pm, P5.21 (Physics Building, instructions to find the venue below), The University of Warwick

The roundtable will be chaired by Professor Shaun Breslin, University of Warwick. The event takes place on Monday, 2 July, from 2-4pm with refreshments available from 1.45pm. The location is room 5.21 in the Physics Building. This is a little tricky to find, so please follow the instructions below.

In case of questions and queries, please contact Lena Rethel ( or Michiel Foulon (

How to get to room 5.21:
Enter the Physics Building via the library bridge, then stay on the main hallway and walk past lecture theatres and the entrance to the new annex. When you reach a group of seats to your right, to your left you will then see a sign for the ‘Gents’. Following the sign will lead you to a staircase. Walk up two floors, take the left entrance. The room is then just to your right.


Dr Juanita Elias from the Asia Institute at Griffith University, Australia, shared her reflections on how the crisis impacted the study of Southeast Asian political economy (podcast). Dr Peter Ferdinand, Warwick, then explored the question of whether the Asian Financial Crisis has strengthened East Asian regionalism and regionalisation (podcast). This was followed by Professor Chris Hughes, Warwick, talking about Japan’s East Asia policy fifteen years on (podcast). Dr Iain Pirie then looked at how South Korea had dealt with the crisis (podcast). The roundtable was concluded by Dr Andre Broome, Birmingham, presenting on East Asia and the International Monetary Fund, 1997-2012 (podcast).