Dr. Lynn Thiesmeyer is Professor in the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies at Keio University, Japan. She specializes in social theory and Southeast Asian development. She received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1980. She works with governmental, non-governmental, academic and private sector organisations in Thailand, Laos, China, Cambodia, and Myanmar. She has also been a Rapporteur for the United Nations’ Expert Group Meeting of the Division for the Advancement of Women. She has organized and moderated videoconferences for the World Bank, and the United Nations University on sustainable development, globalization, and gender.

Lynn Thiesmeyer’s recent publications include two edited volumes, Discourse and Silencing (2004) and Human Security in East Asia (2009) as well as articles on public health and the Millenium Development Goals, and on landlessness in Southeast Asia.



13 septembre 2017