On the the misuse of western historical sources in the search for Suvarnabhumi.
"The advent of the Commoners’ Party represents a more exciting, radical break with the status quo [than the Future Forward Party]—one that has so far kept class privilege of the likes of Juangroongruangkit intact," writes Kriangsak Teerakowitkajorn.
The young rappers who shot to national attention when they released Prathet Ku Mi honed their skills in a vibrant Thai indie rap scene that has been growing bigger in recent years—and growing more political, too.
“Prathet ku mi” has reopened the most sensitive wound of Thailand’s past for a new generation.
On nationalism, religion, archaeology, folklore and pseudo-history.
The idea of finding the El Dorado of Asia is a continuing obsession.
Studying structural reconfigurations of nature and society in the Mekong region and beyond.
In the first episode of Thailand Unsettled, Puangthong Pawakapan tackles the theme of "the military", narrowing in on the Internal Security Operations Command
A discussion on the state of academic freedom in Thailand, and what Australian scholars can do to show solidarity with Thai colleagues.
Craig Reynolds overviews the contingent, context-dependent nature of academic freedom in Thailand.
Thailand’s military government has passed an amendment to the Sangha Act that places the power to appoint and remove the twenty members of the Sangha Council, the highest governing body in the Thai Buddhist order, under the king’s power.
While governments since at least Rama VI have defined Thainess by the ideology of nation-religion-king, comparing editions of the Royal Institute Dictionaries shows the changing meanings of these words.
How did royalist, nationalist and anti-democratic forces overwhelm the originally heterogenous yellow-shirt movement?
Illiberalism at home, and pro-market ideologies abroad, are putting pressure on Southeast Asian civil society organisations' financial health.
เศรษฐกิจแพลตฟอร์มจากมุมมองของแรงงานในประเทศไทย Platforms such as Uber and Airbnb entice labourers into job insecurities that may not be perceptible in the short term.
Speculating over the regime’s future is encouraged by the difficult opaqueness Thai political scholars regularly confront, muses New Mandala's country-editor.
As the rescue operation takes on unprecedented proportions, stories of true heroism are assuming Buddhist undertones.
There are strong indications that Teerasak Longji submitted a petition for royal clemency. But unlike those condemned before him, his plea for clemency was rejected by His Majesty the King.
Why are new forms of spirit mediums proliferating under the NCPO's rule? การกลับมาของร่างทรงในยุคขาลงของรัฐบาลทหาร 4.0 สะท้อนความไม่มั่นคงในชีวิตของคนไทย