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Modern Diplomacy: What Do Diplomats Actually Do?

Careers in Asia Talk with Professor Kantathi Suphamongkhon, Political Science and Burkle Center Senior Fellow

Wednesday, February 20, 2008
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Dr. Suphamongkhon received his B.A. in Political Science from UCLA, an M.A. in International Studies from the American University in Washington, D.C. and his Ph.D. in International Relations from USC, where he taught classes on international law, international relations and international organization.

Throughout his career, he has worked in many diplomatic and political capacities. He began his career in 1984 when he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and worked at the Department of International Organizations and the Department of Political Affairs. He went on to represent Thailand as a diplomat at the United Nations in New York. He also served as an adviser on Foreign Affairs to the Speaker of the House of Representatives in Thai Parliament and then asThailand’s 39th Foreign Minister.


This talk is a brown bag lunch. Lunch will not be served.

(310) 825-0007

Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Asia Institute

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