Beyond the Great Firewall
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Discussants delved into China's unprecedented attempts to harness the global information ecosystem, primarily through three avenues: shaping international news media, guiding the evolution of the global internet, and influencing global culture through Hollywood.
The Promise of Constitutionalism: Supporting Democracy...
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
In light of the rise of populist views in the region, Professor Michael C. Davis argues promoting core constitutional values is vital to sustaining democracy and human rights in Asia.
Will Jangmadang (Markets) Lead to an Eventual Opening of...
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Daily NK for a presentation on the the North Korean private market, or jangmadong, phenomenon.
Post-Civil War Sri Lanka: A Survey of Working Conditions...
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Solidarity Center recently conducted an informal survey of working conditions in Jaffna, capital of Sri Lanka's Northern Province, to better understand workers' awareness of their rights and the benefits of the country's labor code, which sets a minimum wage, limitations on daily working hours, and rules pertaining to overtime and benefits. Survey results indicate that the vast majority of workers in Jaffna are unaware of their statutory rights, with many working in low-paid jobs that have minimal labor standards, social protection, and security of tenure.
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