19 Jul 2022
In January 2020, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) launched the LGBTQ+ travel marketing outrach campaign #GoThaiBeFree, presenting Thailand as a heaven for LGBTQ+ tourists. Verita Sriratana discusses how this image has been challenged as Thailand's LGBTQ+ community continue to struggle with discrimination and lack of legal rights.
7 Mar 2022
Verita Sriratana on why we should study literature in the age of capitalist "productivity," and how literature can, at a time of human rights crises, empower us to be the change we want to see.
18 Nov 2021
The Bachelor of Arts in Language and Culture (BALAC) program, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with the NEVER AGAIN Association, American University of Phnom Penh and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance cordially invites you to attend an online public lecture “Critical Discourse Analysis approach to study anti-minority discourses, racism, and genocide denial” by Professor Teun A. van Dijk, distinguished professor at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona.
23 Feb 2021
Department of English, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok organised an online reading and discussion titled “The Pandemic, (Necro)Politics and Literature” with Arundhati Roy on 20 February (The link to the discussion).
6 Aug 2020
Thai social media has recently focussed on issues of sexual violence and gender equality, sparking a debate about feminist ideas and the goal of the movement. In this interview, five self-identified feminists who have experienced and witnessed gender-based violence and discrimination speak on the feminist movement in Thailand, misconceptions about feminism, and what it actually means to be a feminist.
29 Nov 2019
Chulalongkorn University and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok celebrated the 30th anniversary of the return of democracy to Czechoslovakia and the 25th anniversary of Czech revolutionary and statesman Václav Havel’s visit to Chulalongkorn University with a concert on Saturday night (23 November) and a panel discussion on Monday (25 November).
8 Oct 2019
Anna Lawattanatrakul interviews Verita Sriratana, lecturer at the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, and a recipient of the Gratias Agit Award, about the importance of literature, what Thailand can learn from Central Europe, and how to find hope in dark times.