Meet the Professor - Jason Abbott

Transforming a Pariah: An Assessment of Burma's Reform Process
When Oct 04, 2012
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where University Club
Contact Name
Contact Phone 852-2247
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Jason Abbott
Jason Abbott

Jason Abbott, the Director of the Center for Asian Democracy, will discuss the latest dramatic changes in Burma, a country long considered a pariah by the international community. Since the release of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest, Burma has embarked upon a series of reforms. There have been free and fair parliamentary elections, liberation of prominent political prisoners and the conclusion of peace agreements with some of the ethnic insurgents who fight for greater autonomy.


Admission ($14 per person and $7 for students - check or cash) includes lunch. Reservations are required at least 3 days prior to the event.  Please contact Janna Tajibaeva at 852-2247 or janna@louisville.edu