Regional Cooperation and Conflict Management in Southeast Asia

Project leader Ashok Swain, Associate Professor

Project period

January 2003 – December 2005


Institution University of Science, Malaysia

Project Description

This collaborative research project aims to investigate how does regional cooperation mechanism influence conflict management strategies in the Southeast Asia region and, by doing so, create more favourable conditions for the overall development.

What are the conditions that might explain the past and visualize the future of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)? And what can we learn from this experience about how to study regional cooperation in other parts of the world?

Main Financial Support

The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet)