This is the full list of panel proposals and roundtables so far submitted for inclusion in ICTS13. Please note that not all of the listed proposals are slated for inclusion into the conference—although a large majority of them will most likely be. 

  1. Continuing Conflict in Thailand’s Deep South Borderlands Since the Coup: Dimensions, Trends and Challenges,
    Paul Chambers, Chiang Mai University
  2. Political Mobilization, Cleavages, and the Prospects of Social Democracy in Thailand,
    Robert Dayley, The College of Idaho
  3. State Formation in Thailand,
    Erik Kuhonta, McGill University 
  4. On New Directions in the Study of Thailand: Materiality and the Political,
    Pasoot Lasuka, Chiang Mai University
  5. The Politics of Digital Activism and Cyber Security,
    Aim Sinpeng, University of Sydney
  6. The Thai Army and Its Role Abroad, 1910s-1990s,
    Din Buadaeng, Paris-Diderot University
  7. Art as Politics: Artistic Compliance, Negotiation, and Resistance Against State Power in Public Spaces, 
    Pasoot Lasuka, Chiang Mai University
  8. Social Exclusion and Inequity Inclusion:  Challenges in Knowledge, Policies and Movements,
    Cholnapa Anukul, Center of Just Society Network
  9. The Evolution of Inequality and Social Stratification in Thailand,
    Gerald W. Fry, University of Minnesota
  10. The Thai Smallholder: Transformation and Persistence,
    Jonathan Rigg, Asia Research Institute and Department of Geography, National University of Singapore
  11. Transformations in Environmental Governance:  A Political Ecology of Market Mechanisms, New Actors, and Uneasy Alliances,
    Peter Vandergeest, York University, with Vanessa Lamb, Melbourne University
  12. Thailand’s Overseas Investment in Southeast Asia and Transnational (In)Justice,
    Carl Middleton, Chulalongkorn University
  13. Land Relations and Governance in Globalized Thailand,
    Philip Hirsch, University of Sydney and Chusak Wittayapak, Chiang Mai University
  14. Thailand’s New Water Law,
    Manoj Potapohn, Chiang Mai University and Nipon Poapongsakorn, Thailand Development Research Institute
  15. Tourism and Social Change,
    Thai Khadi Research Institute, Thammasat University
  16. Interface between Local Knowledge and Scientific Knowledge: Disaster Management in Thailand,
    Dr. Masayuki Nishida, Chiang Mai University
  17. Thai Studies and Climate Change: Local Multiplicity and Global Connectivity,
    Chaya Vaddhanaphuti, Chiang Mai University
  18. Beyond Zomia: Growing Markets, Social Inequalities and Revitalizations of Theravada Buddhism in the Borderlands of Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Southwest-China
    Alexander Horstmann, Tallinn University
  19. Boundary Making and Negotiation in Thailand-Myanmar Trans-Border Contexts,
    Neeranooch Malangpoo, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  20. Neo-Liberalizing Border: Market, Religion, and Identity in Motion,
    Kwanchewan Buadaeng, Chiang Mai University
  21. Thai Migrants in a Transnational World,
    Busarin Lertchavalitsakul, Naresuan University
  22. Political Economy of Land Along Isan Borders,
    Kanokwan Manorom, Ubonratchathanee University
  23. Transnational Intimate Relation, Migration and Rural Transformation, 
    Patcharin Lapanun, Khon Kaen University
  24. Mia Farang and Language in Thai Media, 
    Orathai Piayura, Khon Kaen University
  25. Thai Studies Using Digital Humanities Research Approach,
    Kulthida Tuamsuk, Khon Kaen University
  26. Spirits, Deities, Divas and Divination: Emergence or Resurgence of Ritual?
    Peter Jackson, Australian National University
  27. Religion and Identity in Northern Thailand,
    Brooke Schedneck, Institute of Southeast Asian Affairs, Chiang Mai University
  28. Religious Experience and Religious Connectivity,
    Shigeharu Tanabe, Chiang Mai University
  29. Region and History in the Localization of Thai Spirit Possession,
    Erick White, Cornell University
  30. Science, Religion and Health in Local Thai Settings,
    Julia Cassaniti, Washington State University
  31. Temple and Community: Social Complexities,
    Susan Darlington, Hampshire College
  32. Urban Political Ecologies in Thailand: Spaces of Nature Of/for the City?
    Vanessa Lamb, University of Melbourne
  33. Exploring Urban Futures in Thailand: Coming to Terms with Urbanization,
    Richard Friend, University of York
  34. Writing Histories of Human Rights in Thailand,
    Karin Hongsaton Zackari, Lund University
    Tyrell Haberkorn, Australian National University
  35. The Pre-Modern State and Its Archival Remains: the Contributions of Diplomatics to Thai Studies,
    Jan Dressler, University of Hamburg, Germany
  36. Resources, Entrepreneurs and the Emergence of a Modern Market: Studies in Thai Economic History
    Thomas Richard Bruce, SOAS, University of London
  37. Thai Morals and Manners: A Historical Perspective
    Juthamas Tangsantikul, Chulalongkorn University
  38. ความเป็นไทย : Boundaries and Definitions of "Thainess"
    Kanjana Thepboriruk, Northern Illinois University
  39. Thais Outside Thailand: Image, Identity and Lived Realities,
    Mala Sathian, University of Malaya
  40. Dynamism of Folklore in Bangkok and the New Media, 
    Siraporn Nathalang, Chulalongkorn University
  41. Dynamism of Folklore in Northern and Northeastern Thailand, 
    Siraporn Nathalang, Chulalongkorn University
  42. Dynamism of Folklore: A Comparative Studies in Three Countries, 
    Siraporn Nathalang, Chulalongkorn University
  43. Performing Arts in the Modern World,
    Thai Khadi Research Institute, Thammasat University
  44. Buddhist Art in ASEAN,
    Thai Khadi Research Institute, Thammasat University
  45. Thai Textiles in the 21st Century,
    Susan Conway, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
  46. The Tais in Assam - Rethinking their Religious Heritage Identity,
    Lipi Ghosh, University of Calcutta
  47. Manuscript Cultures and Epigraphy in the Tai World,
    Volker Grabowsky, University of Hamburg
  48. Tourism in Lan Na Civilization
    Social Research Institute, Chiang Mai University
  49. Lan Na in New Age
    Social Research Institute, Chiang Mai University 
  50. Connecting China to Thailand,
    Prof. Li Ping and Fu Jing, Sichuan Provincial Research Institute of Thai Studies
  51. Diverse Perspective on Education Inequality in Thailand,
    Gerald Fry, University of Minnesota
  52. Disturbing the Conventional Discourse: Critical Voices in Literature, Language Education, and Cultural Politics to the Nation-Centric Curriculum in Thailand,
    Omsin Jatuporn, Naresuan University
  53. The Politics of Thai Education
    Vong-On Phuaphansawat, University of Cambridge
  54. Thai Soccer, Fan Culture, Power, Sexuality, and Provincialism in Thailand,
    Wasan Panyagaew, Chiang Mai University
  55. Thai Architecture and the Modern Movement,
    Sant Suwatcharapinun, Chiang Mai University
  56. Cultural Revival among Ethnic Minorities,
    Shigeharu Tanabe and Malee Sithikriangkrai, Chiang Mai University
  57. Shifting Ethnoscapes and the Politics of Indigeneity in Contemporary Thailand,
    Prasit Leeprecha, Chiang Mai University
  58. Thai-Yunnan Borderlands, Celebrating the Life and Work of Nicholas Tapp,
    Wasan Panyagaew, Chiang Mai University
  59. Grant Evans and Tai studies: Political Engagement and Intellectual Legacy,
    Olivier Evrard, Institute for Research and Development (IRD), France
  60. John Girling’s Œuvres: Reconsidering Democracy and Development in Thailand,
    Dr Rapin Quinn, Institute for Advancing Community Engagement, Australian Catholic University
  61. Connecting People, Places and Culture: The Deep Meaning of Our Heritage
    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Woralun Boonyasurat, Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University



  1. Unlearned Lesson from the 22 May 2014 Coup D’état,
    Pitch Pongsawat, Chulalongkorn University
  2. Outside Looking In: Views from the Thai Diaspora, 
    Kanjana Thepboriruk, Northern Illinois University
  3. Thai Special Economic Zones: The Promise and Fallacy,
    Chusak Wittayapak, Aranya Siripol, and Kwanchewan Buadaeng, Chiang Mai University
    and Kanowan Manorom, Ubonratchathani University