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Life in a Post-COVID World: learning from Southeast Asia

Hosted by LSE Festival: Shaping the Post-COVID World

Online public event


Professor Hyun Bang Shin

Professor Hyun Bang Shin

Dr Nicole Curato

Dr Nicole Curato

Dr Sin Yee Koh

Dr Sin Yee Koh

Professor John Sidel

Professor John Sidel


Dr Catherine Allerton

Dr Catherine Allerton

Although the distinctive outcomes of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia are only now becoming clear, we expect that they can become the basis for innovative and impactful ideas that will matter for neighbouring regions and the world.  

Leading thinkers on Southeast Asia reflect on the lessons of COVID-19 for connectivity, governance, and urbanisation in the region and assess the futures it might foretell for Southeast Asia and the world. 

Meet our speakers and chair 

Hyun Bang Shin (@urbancommune) is Professor of Geography and Urban Studies, Department of Geography and Environment, and Director of the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre at LSE. 

Nicole Curato (@NicoleCurato) is Associate Professor, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra. 

Sin Yee Koh (@koh_sy) is Senior Lecturer in Global Studies, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. 

John Sidel is Sir Patrick Gillam Professor of International and Comparative Politics, Department of Government and Department of International Relations at LSE.

Catherine Allerton (@allertonanthro) is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at LSE.

More about this event

This event is part of the LSE Festival: Shaping the Post-COVID World running from Monday 1 to Saturday 6 March 2021, with a series of events exploring the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis and how social science research can shape it. 

The Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre (@LSESEAC) is a multidisciplinary Research Centre of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). It develops and fosters academic and policy-oriented research, drawing on a rich network of experts across disciplines at LSE and beyond, while serving as a globally recognised hub for promoting dialogue and engagement with Southeast Asia and the world.

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