Back in 2012, a solo theater performance called “Bang La Merd” premiered to widespread acclaim and later won Ornanong Thaisiriwong plaudits and Best Original Script and Performance Awards from the International Association of Theatre Critics (Thailand). 'Bang La Merd', roughly translated as 'district of violation', portrays the violation of rights in Thai society. Now in 2015, in the restrictive post-coup atmosphere, Ornanong thought it was time to re-stage the production....
As Thailand enters a time when the wrong opinion can send people to prison, some artists and other creative minds are finding alternative ways to express their concerns and critiques of the government and Thai society....
At Maynooth University, all undergraduate students have the opportunity to study abroad as part of their degree programme. And with almost 200 partner universities on five continents, students can benefit from an international outlook and a wealth of global connections. In a recent post, Kellyanne reported on her Erasmus experience in the city of Saint...
This is part XXV, XXVI and XXVII of “Tongue-Thai’ed!”, an ongoing series where we collect the most baffling, ridiculous, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures. Check out all past entries here. It’s been a while since this section has graced this blog and while the past couple of months were not lacking...
by Kellyanne Parsons I remember the day I first heard the word ‘Erasmus’. I was sitting in a small lecture hall in Maynooth University for the first time, listening to a French presentation by one of the lecturers from the university. It was a course outline set up for potential undergraduates interested in studying in...
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