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Thailand @ HU Lecture Series 2012

The Thailand Study Group at the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Humboldt
University, Berlin, is hosting a lecture series which runs throughout the year featuring some
of the most renowned scholars from various disciplines working on Thailand.
We are proud to announce the following tentative list of lectures for the year 2012
(make sure to check back regularly for updates at http://www.asaf.hu-berlin.de/southeastasia/history/studygroups/thailand/):

Prof. Justin Thomas McDaniel, University of Pennsylvania, Religious Studies
“Ghostly Repertoires: Narrative, Ritual, and Art in the Making of Thai Buddhism ”
Friday, June 8 2012, 16:00 – 18:00, room 315

Prof. (emer.) Barend Jan Terwiel, Universität Hamburg, Thai Studies
“Towards Solving the Mystery of the Hidden Jatakas of Wat Si Chum”
Friday, June 22nd 2012, 14:00 – 16:00, room to be announced

Dr. James Taylor, University of Adelaide, Anthropology
“Red Monks, Revolution and Monasticism”
Friday, June 29 2012, 14:00 – 16:00, room 315

Prof. Peter A. Jackson, Australian National University, Pacific and Asian History
“Thailand’s Magical Stamps of Approval: Reading the Rise of Commodified
Supernaturalism Among Thai Political Elites from Postage Stamps”
Friday, 30 November 2012, room to be announced

* If not otherwise specified, all lectures are held at the Institute of Asian and African Studies,
Invalidenstraße 118, 10115 Berlin