20 Sep 2017
About 20 people gathered at the skywalk in front of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre at 6 pm on 19 September 2017 to commemorate the 11th year anniversary of the 2006 coup d’état. The event was organised by Sirawit Serithiwat
16 Jul 2017
Plenary - Keynote I "Khruba Srivichai: From Sacred Biography to National Historiography" by Katherine A. Bowie Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
13 Jun 2017
Despite a growing deficit, Thailand’s junta-appointed parliament has voted unanimously in favour of a draft government budget that allocates an extra 8.8 billion baht to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 2018.
10 May 2017
For over a decade, villagers in Udonthani have fought against local potash mining to preserve their right to access to natural resources.
21 Apr 2017
All government megaprojects come with costs for local lives and communities. People living by the Chaophraya River are among those who stand against the government’s projects, in order to preserve their identity and community.
16 Apr 2017
The internet has significantly expanded the space for free discussion, a key value in a democratic society. But it has also pulled people deeply into “group polarization”, leading to the use of hate speech against those who have different ideas.
15 Apr 2017
If university wants to revoke student rights of those who skip university activities, what will student council do -- concede or resist?
13 Apr 2017
‘Misunderstood’ used a social experiment method to make society think again about the lives of vocational students, often seen by the society as rogue hooligans. The lives of three vocational students -- Teen, Art and Ef -- will help you understand them better.
5 Apr 2017
Not even a month after the summary killing of Chaiyapoom Pasae, a 17-year-old Lahu activist, on 17 March 2017, paramilitary officers and soldiers shot dead two insurgent suspects in the restive Deep South. The authorities claimed that the two resisted arrest and exchanged gunfire with the officers. However, the sister of one of the slain insurgent suspects said they were unarmed and shot point blank after they were asked to step out of their car.
4 Apr 2017
“‘Pai’ You Know Me a Little Go” is an introduction to Jatuphat Boonpattaraksa, also known as ‘Pai Daodin'. He is behind the quote, “If we let these things happen in society, they will happen to you someday".
23 Mar 2017
If we don’t recall the old stories, they will soon be forgotten. This is history that has never been taught in Thailand’s schools, the brief story of four embattled Northeastern politicians -- Thong-in Phuriphat, Thawin Udon, Chamlong Daoruang and Tiang Sirikhan.
22 Mar 2017
Thai language is fluid. One says, “water waiting to be drained” not “a flood”, and not “corruption” but that “the margin is just too high”. The video “Translation from THAI to THAI” reviews the definition of “freedom of speech” and its boundaries in Thai society.