Thai Studies Seminar Series

Thai Studies Seminar Series

The Thai Studies Seminar Series brings local and international scholars of Thai studies to Harvard to engage with Harvard students, faculty members, and the local community and to address various developments and issues that are unfolding in the region. The seminar has featured speakers such as Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Quentin Pearson, Scott Stonington, and Sittithep Eaksittipong, among others.

Past Events 

Kate Hathirat | Ban Kanjanaphisek: Thailand’s Model Youth Prison

 Benjamin Zawacki | Book Talk; Thailand: Shifting Ground Between the U.S. and a Rising China

Puangthong R. Pawakapan | The Thai Military's Remobilization of the Royalist Mass

Queer Bodies, Beautiful Masks: Thai Transgender Women in Europe

The Politics of T(h)ai History in Sino-Thai Relations

On Anti-mindfulness: Competing Figures of Lay and Ascetic Coping for Chronic Pain in Thailand

Morbid Subjects: Forensic Medicine and Sovereignty in Siam

The Politics of Rituals: Humor and the Vicissitudes of the Vessantara Jataka in Thailand



Harvard University's Asia-Related Resources