Thai Student Protests Past and Present with Thongchai Winichakul


This episode is from the opening session of the 2021 Thailand Update Conference, held annually at Columbia University and co-hosted by NIAS. Distinguished Thailand historian Thongchai Winichakul is in conversation with Duncan McCargo on the subject of political protests: how do the student-inspired demonstrations of 2020 compare with those of the 1970s, especially with the 6 October 1976 massacre at Thammasat University?

The Nordic Asia Podcast is a collaboration sharing expertise on Asia across the Nordic region, brought to you by the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) based at the University of Copenhagen, along with our academic partners: the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku, Asianettverket at the University of Oslo, and the Forum for Asian Studies at Stockholm University.

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Duncan McCargo is an eclectic, internationalist political scientist, and literature buff: his day job is teaching global affairs at NTU in Singapore.

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