Ohio and the new ASEAN economy community focus of lecture at Miami Middletown

Miami University Middletown will host a lecture by Lili Yulyadi titled “Ohio & the New ASEAN Economy Community” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in 115 Johnston Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Yulyadi is the head of the Centre for Latin American Studies and a senior lecturer in the department of Southeast Asian studies at the University of Malaya. He is visiting Miami University as part of his multination tour. His visit here will focus on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' new economic community (622,000,000 people) that launched on Dec. 31, 2015.

Yulyadi will share insights about ASEAN's history and opportunities for Ohio. ASEAN member states are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Yulyadi will also speak earlier that day at Miami’s Voice of American Learning Center on “Exports and You: Opportunities in ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations” as part of the Globalization Seminar Series. Register for the event online.

The events are sponsored in part by the Southwest Ohio Council on Higher Education and Miami Middletown’s Humanities Coordinatorship.  For more information, contact Marsha Robinson at (513) 217-4015. Miami University Middletown is located at 4200 N. University Blvd.