THUN, Theara | 京都大学 東南アジア地域研究研究所

THUN, Theara



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研究分野 / キーワード

・Intellectual History
・Manuscript Cultures
・Politics of Ethnicity
・Southeast Asian History
・Cambodia/Khmer Studies


2021.1.15 【New Article】 “Invasion” or “Liberation”?: Contested Commemoration in Cambodia and within ASEAN
(Cambridge University Press / 13 January 2021)

2020.12.10 【New Article】 Treason and Loyalty to the Royal Court: The Kan Narrative in Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Khmer Chronicle Manuscripts


Theara Thun is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University, Japan. Before joining CSEAS, he was a research fellow at the International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, the Netherlands. He received a PhD in History at the National University of Singapore under a joint doctoral scholarship program between the National University of Singapore and the Harvard-Yenching Institute (Cambridge, MA, USA). His research interests include the relationship between local texts and figures and the construction of collective identity and religion from the pre-colonial to post-independence periods of Cambodia and Southeast Asia.