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Researching Southeast Asia: Positionality and Fieldwork

Date and Time: April 3, 2024 from 3:00pm HST

This panel will address the fieldwork and positionality of experienced researchers and PhD students who have conducted field research in Southeast Asia. Panelists will explore how Western scholars conduct field research in Southeast and Southeast Asian scholars studying ethnic minorities and Indigenous peoples in their home country. The discussion will lead to a broader and more complex understanding of colonialities through reflecting on researchers’ field experiences.


  1. Sarou Long (, PhD student at Australian National University
  2. Hillary Foxson (, Assistant Professor at the University of Montana
  3. Apisom Intralawan (, Assistant Professor at Mae Fah Luang University
  4. Wiwik Dharmiasih (, PhD student at the University of Hawaii


Name: Udomluck Hoontrakul (, lecturer of the Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology, Thammasat University

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