Invited Speakers & Keynote Sessions

Invited Speakers & Discussants

PLH 400
Phan Lê Hà

University of Hawaii and Universiti Brunei Darussalam

LK 300
Liam C. Kelley

University of Hawaii and Universiti Brunei Darussalam

KTH 400
Khuất Thu Hồng

Institute for Social Development Studies

Tran Kien final
Trần Kiên

School of Law, VNU, Hanoi

PZ 400
Peter Zinoman

University of California, Berkeley

SS 400b
Simon Soon

University of Malaya

Vo Van Sen
Võ Văn Sen

University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU, HCM

Noor Azam

University Brunei Darussalam

MS 300
Miriam Stark

University of Hawaii at Manoa

NHC 400
Nguyễn Hoa Cương

Ministry of Planning and Investment

Gerard Sasges

National University of Singapore

Tran Khang
Trần Nguyên Khang

USSH, VNU, Hồ Chí Minh City

Tran Le Hoa
Trần Lê Hoa Tranh

University of Social Sciences and Humanities, VNU, HCM

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Vũ Minh Hoàng

Cornell University

Keynote Panels

This year, the 10th Engaging With Vietnam Conference will feature several keynote panels that delve into the questions and issues regarding dichotomies and dichotomization in knowledge and scholarship production specified above. These panels may include:

• Vietnam’s Participation in and Appropriation of Global-level Dominant Dichotomies: A Dialogue across Geography, Anthropology, and Education
• Milestone Events and their Associated Dichotomies Driving Knowledge Production in Contemporary Vietnam and the U.S: “Doi Moi” for Vietnam and “The Vietnam War” for the U.S
• Dichotomies Embedded in Traveling Policies, Reforms, Ideas, and Practices in Education, Tourism, and Sociology: Vietnam From Within and Afar
• The Historicization of “Us” and “Them” in Knowledge Production about Vietnam: Multiple Sets of Dichotomies in Focus
• Dichotomies in Development and Legal Studies: Vietnam and “the Other”