Pornrat Damrhung et al., eds. Performance Phenomena ( ปรากฏการณ์การแสดง). Bangkok: Thailand Science Research and Innovation, 2019. Reviewed by Sura Intamool (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University; Ph.D. candidate in Theatre Studies, National University of Singapore;...More
Murashima Eiji. The Birth of the Siam Communist Party (1930-1936) ( กำเนิดพรรคคอมมิวนิสต์สยาม, Kamnoed Pak Kommist Siam ). Matichon Publishing House, Bangkok, 2012 Reviewed by Chulaluk Pleumpanya , Visiting Fellow, Harvard-Yenching Institute, 2019-2020 One of the most prominent Thai studies...More
Narupon Duangwises and Peter A. Jackson, editors. Sex/Gender Spectrum: Cultural Pluralism and Sex/Gender Diversity in Thailand (เพศหลากเฉดสี: พหุวัฒนธรรมทางเพศในสังคมไทย). Bangkok: Princess Mahachakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Center, 2013. Reviewed by Sura Intamool (Department of English, Faculty of...More
Prachak Kongkirati ประจักษ์ ก้องกีรติ. And Then the Movement Appears: Politics and Culture of Students and Scholars before 14 October (และแล้วความเคลื่อนไหวก็ปรากฏ : การเมืองวัฒนธรรมของนักศึกษาและปัญญาชนก่อน 14 ตุลา). Bangkok: Thammasat University Press, 2005) (กรุงเทพฯ:...More
Pinyapan Potjanalawa, The Birth of “Thailand” Under Dictatorship (Bangkok: Matichon, 2015) [ภิญญพันธุ์ พจนะลาวัณย์, กำเนิด “ประเทศไทย” ภายใต้เผด็จการ (กรุงเทพฯ: มติชน, 2558) Reviewed by Sittithep Eaksittipong (PhD Candidate, HYI-NUS Joint Doctoral Scholar) Dealing with Thailand in the 1960s, an...More
(Re)Crafting Citizenship: Cards, Colors, and the Politic of Identification in Thailand (Pinkaew Laungaramsri, Chiang Mai University) Abstract : This paper traces the genealogy of one type of state artifacts in Thailand, the Identification Card. Central to the research question is how the chaotic...More
When the PRC Penetrates the Northern Thai Borderland: Nationalist Chinese descendants and the Influence of the PRC and Taiwan (Aranya Siriphon, Chiang Mai University) This former working paper has been published in the International Journal of Asian Studies : Aranya Siriphon (2016). THE QIAOBAN,...More
Welfare State Development in East Asia: A Cross-Continental Comparison (Yasuhiro Kamimura, Nagoya University) Abstract : The last quarter century has witnessed the rapid transformation of welfare states in East Asia. It is, however, impossible to capture the magnitude of this change if we limit our...More
Incarceration and the Incarcerated: Power and Resistance , by Saipin Suputtamongkol. (Bangkok: Thammasat University Press, 2002, 293 pp.) Reviewed by Non Arkaraprasertkul (HYI Doctoral Scholar Candidate 2008-2012, Oxford University). At the very fundamental level, Incarceration and the Incarcerated...More
Reading Against the Grain: Collected Essays on Literary Studies, and Criticism on Thai and World Literature ( Arn (mai) ao reuang: ruam bot kham dan wannakam lae bot wijan wannakam Thai lae thet ), by Chusak Pattarakulvanit (Bangkok: Kobfai Publishing Project, 2005 (2 nd edition), 424 pp.,...More