Please join this online conversation between Heonik Kwon and myself about my book ‘Projectland: Life in a Lao Socialist Model Village’, moderated by John Holt.

When: Thursday, 17 November 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm AEDT
Where: online (Zoom)

This event is concurrent with the 7th International Conference on Lao Studies, held at Deakin University from November 15-18. Even if you are not attending the conference, you can still join this event at no cost. Simply register via Eventbrite to get the zoom link:

The Reviewer meets Reviewed event format was conceived of The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) who run this event frequently, mostly virtual. The RAI is a charity and membership organisation dedicated to Anthropology and runs events (including conferences and a film festival), holds an archive and publishes two journals. Find out more here:

About the reviewer
Prof. Kwon, a professorial senior research fellow at Trinity College in the University of Cambridge, is a renowned scholar known for his research on war and memory. His work has broad applicability and will be of interest not only to students of Vietnam and Korean studies, but also those in anthropology, history, political science, postcolonial studies, Southeast Asian studies, and ethnography.