The Two Faces of Globalization: Contending Perspectives and Debates

Date: Friday, 18th January 2019

Time: 9.30 – 11.00 a.m.

Room: PC320, Pentcost Building, Mae Khao Campus

Abstract

Dealing with the problematic lack of universally accepted conceptualization and hence divergent views of globalization, Dr. Rey Ty shall discuss the following in this presentation: What are the different ways by which globalization is depicted? How does globalization deal with national boundaries? How do the conservative, liberal, and alternative view of globalization diverge? Hoe does globalization in favor of and against globalization? Who benefits? At whose expense? What are the implications of globalization to corporations and consumers at well as white-, pink-, and blue collar work in different economics?

Speaker

Dr. Rey Ty has wide experience in academia and practical approaches to interfaith peace building, human rights, gender, and social justice issues, with a focus on training peace activists. Rey is concurrency the Program Coordinator of Building Peace and Moving beyond Conflict as well as a Prophetic Diakonia and Advocacy programs of the Christian Conference of Asia. He has taught at different universities in the U.S.A. and in the Philippines. Rey has a Master’s degree in Political Science and a doctorate from Northern Illinois University, specializing in human rights and peace education. He also has a Master’s degree in Asian Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. Rey has published both peer-reviewed academic and popular non-academic materials on his field of specialization.