Power To The People: Democracy, Civil Society And Resistance In Southeast Asia
What you will learn
In this masterclass, participants will gain a deep insight into the issues of democracy, civil society and resistance within a Southeast Asian context. After placing the topic within the context of the media, we will look at the theoretical perspectives underlying social movements, civil resistance and protests. We will then examine the way in which art and visual culture can function as a form of resistance. Lastly, we shall examine civil society engagement with the ASEAN process, considering both the challenges and alternatives offered.
To increase participants’ understanding of democracy, civil society and resistance within a Southeast Asian context, with a view toward more comprehensive reporting surrounding the subject
To raise new questions and issues in connection with the topic in ASEAN and Timor-Leste
To generate new story ideas and angles in connection with the topic
Kiniacademy will be welcoming all participants and introducing the speakers of the session. An overview of the topic will be provided along with poll results from the poll participants had taken preceding the event.
A discussion will be led by the keynote speaker where questions that were provided before and during the masterclass will be addressed. Participants are encouraged to ask questions that will aid in the production of their stories and enhance the discussions from the Masterclass topic.
Kiniacademy will end the Masterclass session and provide a few remarks in regards to the session.