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Human rights researcher and advocate to discuss Thailand’s shifting role

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center will host Benjamin Zawacki, a human rights researcher and advocate, to discuss his book Thailand: ­Shifting Ground between the US and a Rising China on March 20 at 11:45 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall located on North ­Campus. The event is open free to the public.

Zawacki’s book, published last year by the University of Chicago Press, explores Thailand’s evolving foreign relations and the geo-political implications in Southeast Asia.

Joining Zawacki for the discussion is  Ari D. Levine, an associate professor in UGA’s history department. Levine specializes in the cultural and intellectual history of early modern China.

This event is co-sponsored by the International Law Society and the UGA history department. Register at