Friday Forum: Thanik Lertcharnrit
October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Prehistory of Thailand, from the Beginning to the Emergence of Urban Centers
~ Sponsored by the University Lectures Committee ~
Co-sponsored by the Archaeology Brownbag Series and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Thanik Lertcharnrit is Associate Professor of Archaeology at Silpakorn University. He specializes in Southeast Asian archaeology and the public education and perception of archaeology, with a focus on public Thai cultural heritage. He has made many contributions to the field of Cultural Resource Management (CRM), and acted as a pioneering figure and advocate for global public archaeology. He has received numerous research grants and scholarly awards from Silpakorn University, Washington State University, the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre (Thailand), Royal Thai Government Scholarships, and public and private foundations, and in 2016, received a Fulbright Award for the project, Agricultural Stability and Instability in Prehistoric Central Thailand. His most recent book is Prehistoric Ceramics in Thailand (Museum Press, 2017).
This event is free and open to the public.