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Lecture by Kantathi Suphamongkhon, Ph.D.

"From UCLA back to UCLA: The Adventure of a Thai Foreign Minister"

Thursday, November 15, 2007
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Tom Bradley International Hall
Room 216
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Kantathi Suphamongkhon, Ph.D.

39th Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand

UC Regents' Professor, Burkle Center Senior Fellow

UCLA Department of Political Science

Professor Suphamongkhon will discuss current topics such as international trade, international terrorism, Iraq, North Korea, and Myanmar. He will also respond to the following two questions:

What is it like to be a diplomat in the age of globalization?

How does a country, such as Thailand, position itself to be competitive under globalization?

Professor Suphamongkhon received a BA in Political Science from UCLA, master's from American University and Ph.D. from USC.  He has been interviewed and cited on such programs and periodicals as CNN, BCC News, and ABC, as well as the Washington Post, Financial Times and Time Magazine.  He has been a diplomat at the United Nations and has also contributed to the Six Party Talks regarding the Korean Peninsule, among other things.

Light refreshments will be served.

Special Instructions

Due to limited seating arrangements please RSVP by Tuesday, November 13. To RSVP, reply to: wfahmy@saonet.ucla.edu or call 310-267-1987

Cost :


For more information please contact:

Dashew Center for International Students and ScholarsTel: 310-267-1987


Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations, Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars

Kantathi Distinguished International Speaker Series (7).pdf

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