Forum

KAS Forum on Malaysia

One Year After 8 March 2008

A forum to discuss and analyse the significance and implications of the last Malaysian General Elections that was held on 8 March 2008.

Details

SCHEDULE

6.00pm

Arrival of guests

6.30pm

Welcome speech by Dr. Gerhard Wahlers, Deputy Secretary General of KAS and Head of the International Cooperation of KAS

6.40pm

Introduction by Dr. Thomas Knirsch

6.45pm

“Malaysia – One Year After 8 March: Challenges and Opportunities” by Datuk Zaid Ibrahim, former Senator and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Chairman of .MyFuture Foundation, writer and political analyst

7.05pm

“Malaysia – One Year After 8 March: the Impact on the Political Party System of Malaysia” by Dr. Edmund Terence Gomez, Associate Professor in the Department of Administrative Studies and Politics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya

7.25pm

“Malaysia – One Year After 8 March: An Outside Perspective” by Dr. Andreas Ufen, Researcher at the Institute for Asian Studies, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg, Germany

7.45pm

Questions and answers

8.00pm

Cocktail reception

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Venue

Grand Millennium Hotel, Kuala Lumpur