Archive for June, 2010

Own or Possess? & Rubber Plantations

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Dear Viewer,

Please find the attached release for the upcoming Equity Weekly Show,
broadcast every Sunday after national news (7h30 + PM) on National
Television T.V.K. and rebroadcast on Mondays at Noon.

This week in our show 143:

Topic 1 – Own or Possess? (Main Story)
Topic 2 – Rubber Plantations (Feature)

We hope you will find our show of interest and welcome your
contributions and feedback.

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Equity Programs

A UNDP / TVK Initiative

Talk: Community Mobilization, Environment and Irrigation on the Tonle Sap

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Royal University of Phnom Penh
Graduate Program in Development Studies


This public lecture series is an offshoot of the Center for
Khmer Studies (CKS)’s Junior Faculty Training Program, a
program that seeks to enhance the knowledge base and academic
skills of junior Cambodian academics and researchers in the
fields of social sciences and humanities. It is also part of
the Socio‐Cultural Research Seminar Series conducted by the
Graduate Program in Development Studies at the Royal University of
Phnom Penh (RUPP).

The Lecture:

This up‐coming lecture is entitled ʺCommunity Mobilization,
Environment and Irrigation
on the Tonle Sap Floodplain,ʺ to be delivered by Dr. John Marston.
Dr. Marston will talk
about his current research on community organization around land and
water resources in
communes in Batheay district, Kampong Cham and Samprouch
district in Kampong
Thom. In particular, he will talk about how his research relates to
the current controversies
about ‘entrepreneurial irrigation’ on the Tonle Sap floodplain
(especially in Kampong
Thom) and the larger issues of environment, community organization,
and free enterprise
that underlie the controversies.

The Speaker: Dr. John Marston, Director of the Center for Asian and
African Studies, El
Colegio de México, Mexico

Dr. John Marston is a professor of Southeast Asian Studies
at the Center for Asian and
African Studies of El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City. He completed
his doctorate in
anthropology at University of Washington in 1997. His interest in
Cambodia dates to the
1980s, when he worked with Cambodian refugees, and he came to Cambodia
for the first
time in 1989. He is the co‐editor, with Elizabeth Guthrie, of the
book History, Buddhism,
and New Religious Movements in Cambodia, published by University of
Hawaii Press, and
he has also published many articles in journals and edited volumes.

Time and Date: 8.00‐9.30am, Saturday, 26 June 2010

Venue: Room 418, RUPP Main Campus, Russian Blvd., Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Registration: Free

Please confirm your participation by June 24, 2010.

For more information, please contact:
Mr. Chean Men
Tel: (855) 023 991 937

Dr. Ngin Chanrith
Tel: (855) 011 616 437


Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Dear friends of arts,

The children of Angkor Youth Orchestra presents their benefit concert

on Saturday 5th june at 3.00pm at CJCC (RUPP-IFL).

I’m sure you’ll come to support our great talented children.

See you, rith

SUON Bun Rith
AMRITA Performing Arts

#128 G9, Sothearos Blvd.

Sangkat Tonlé Bassac, Khan Chamcarmorn
PO Box 1140, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia

Tel. 023-220424

Fax. 023-220425

Cell. 077-666579

Skype. rithsb

Muslim Communities in Cambodia – June 24

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010