The Future of ASEAN: Challenges and Opportunities Beyond 2025

You are cordially invite you to join us for a special guest lecture at the Divinity School in Oxford by Dr Kao Kim Hourn, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) entitled ‘The Future of ASEAN: Challenges and Opportunities Beyond 2025’.

The lecture will be from 5.30pm – 6.30pm on Wednesday 1st November in the Divinity School in Oxford. There is limited space, so please register here (you may be required to use your SSO)

Note only those who use their emails to register will be admitted for security reasons, and there will be an external photographer at the event.


Dr Hourn will be hosted by OSGA, and the visit has been organised in conjunction with OSGA’s initiative to launch a new Institute of ASEAN (the region not the organisation!) Studies


The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is comprised of ten member states - Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Cambodia. Together they work to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region.

Dr Kao is visiting Oxford as part of the University of Oxford’s Institute of ASEAN studies, which will be a global resource for knowledge, analysis and teaching, and will play a pivotal role in forging connections, nurturing talent from the region, and expanding opportunities for collaboration.