About the conference

About the Conference

On December 12-14, the Leiden research profile area Asian Modernities and Traditions (AMT) is hosting an international conference on The State in Asia: Power, Citizenship and the Rule of Law.

Keynote speakers

Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Law School will be the conference keynote speaker. Each of the four conference themes will be introduced by a keynote as well: Building the state in Asia by Anthony Reid, Australian National University. Asian Developmental States by Andrew MacIntyre, Australian National University. Citizenship in Asia by Steven Wilkinson, Yale University. Developing the rule of law by Patrick Glenn, McGill University.