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Chinese Tsunami or Urban Revolt? Malaysia After the 13th General Elections

Public Seminar

Thursday 16th May 2013, 2pm to 3.30pm, Room 32L.G.03, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, LSE

Speaker: James Chin
Chair:  Danny Quah

Najib Tun Razak calls it the Chinese tsunami in the 5th May Malaysia polls. Others insist it is more of an urban revolt against the Barisan Nasional Government. In this seminar, James Chin will look at the results in detail and discuss the future of ethnic politics in Malaysia. He will concentrate on the electoral system and the role of ethnic political parties.

Professor James Chin is Head of the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia Campus, and Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore. He is a leading commentator on Malaysian politics and he is currently working on an edited volume on the administration of Ahmad Abdullah Badawi, Malaysia’s fifth Prime Minister.

Professor Danny Quah| is Kuwait Professor of Economics and International Development at LSE.

Additional Information

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email arc@lse.ac.uk| or call 020 7955 7615.

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