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MA in Southeast Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University

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Academic Year 2010

CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE INCREASE OF ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN THAILAND
Author: Mr. Pall Arnar Steinarsson
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam
Thesis Co-advisor: Dr. Villa Vilaithong

FILIPINO HEALTH WORKERS IN METROPOLITAN BANGKOK
Author: Mr. Isaac Olof Olson
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Supang Chantavanich

ROLES AND IMPACTS OF ASEAN UNIVERSITY NETWORK ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT TOWARDS ASEAN INTEGRATION
Author: Ms. Salita Seedokmai
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Nantana Gajaseni

THE COOPERATION BETWEEN THAILAND AND LAO PDR ON HYDROPOWER ELECTRICITY BUSINESS AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
Author: Mr. Khamla Soubandith
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Lae Dilokvidhyarat

THE EVOLUTION OF ARCHITECTURAL STYLE OF MOSQUES IN BANGKOK (1782-2010)
Author: Mr. Ammar Mas-oo-di
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Julispong Chularatana
Thesis Co-advisor: Dr. Srawut Aree

 

Academic Year 2009

ASEAN-SOUTH KOREAN RELATIONS IN THE PHASE OF EAST ASIAN REGIONALISM
Author: Ms. Cho Hee Hyoung
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

CHALLENGES FACING FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS REPORTING ON BURMA (1988 TO PRESENT)
Author: Mr. William Charles Bredesen
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond

DRUG TRAFFICKING TRENDS IN THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE AND THE THREAT TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FROM 1948 TO 2008
Author: Mr. Jesse Earle Odum
Thesis Advisor: Ms. Pornpimon Trichot

INTERNATIONALIZATION OF THAI SILK
Author: Ms. Varinya Puranitee
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Amara Prasithrathsint

PHILANTHROPIC ACTIVITIES BY JAPANESE COMPANIES IN THAILAND IN THE ERA OF CSR: A CASE STUDY OF THE REDEMPTORIST VOCATIONAL SCHOOL AND PANASONIC THAILAND
Author: Ms. Ayako Sawauchi
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Surichai Wun'gaeo

THAI NATIONALS WITH DUAL NATIONALITY STATUS
Author: Ms. Patarin Khaochan
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Supang Chantavanich

THAI-VIETNAMESE RELATIONS DURING THE FIRST INDOCHINA WAR (1946-1954)
Author: Mr. Nguyen Anh Tai
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam

THE COFFEE CULTURE: MEANINGS IN THE SPHERE OF VIETNAMESE CONSUMERISM
Author: Miss Bidthsiri Tanetsakulwatana
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Montira Rato

THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ANCIENT SETTLEMENTS AT KOL IN CAMBODIA AND PHNOM RUNG IN THAILAND
Author: Mr. Kim Samnang
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Klairung Amratisha
Thesis Co-advisor: Colonel Assistant Professor Dr. Surat Lertlum

THE POLITICS OF LAO MONUMENTS AND STATUES AFTER 1975
Author: Mr. Seang  Sopheak
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

THE SHAN PEOPLE’S CONSUMPTION OF THAI ‘CHAK CHAK WONG WONG’ TELEVISION SERIALS
Author: Miss Rungnapa Kasemrat
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Niti Pawakapan

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PERSONAL CONTACTS BETWEEN THE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL FAMILY AND THE ROYAL COURT OF SIAM IN THE LATE 19th – EARLY 20th CENTURIES
Author: Ms. Ekaterina Vladimirovna Pugacheva
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Rom Phiramontri
Thesis Co-advisor: Dr. Paradorn Rangsimaporn

TRANSMISSION AND REPRODUCTION OF TRADITIONAL THAI MUSIC IN CONTEMPORARY THAI SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF THE FOUNDATION OF LUANG PRADIT PAIROAH (SORN SILAPABANLENG)
Author: Ms. Theptida Silapabanleng
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Siraporn Na Thalang

VIETNAM WAR OR AMERICAN WAR IN VIETNAM? A COMPARISION OF U.S. AND VIETNAMESE PERSPECTIVES
Author: Ms. Nguyen Anh Nguyet
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam

WORLD POLITICS AND STATE BUILDING OF CAMBODIA BY KING NORODOM SIHANOUK IN 1953-1970
Author: Mr. Yoothasart  Ngamin
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam

 

Academic Year 2008

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ABORTION ISSUES IN THAILAND AND VIETNAM
Author: Ms. Nguyen Anh Chi
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Amara Pongsapich
Thesis Co-Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Montira Rato

ADAPTATION TO LIVING AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT OF THAI MIGRANT WORKERS IN TAIWAN
Author: Ms. Tzu-Ling Chang
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Supang Chantavanich

BAGUETTE AS A SYMBOL OF FRENCH CULTURE IN INDOCHINA
Author: Mr. Somkiethisack Kingsada
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam

BORDER TOURISM BETWEEN THAILAND AND CAMBODIA AFTER THE END OF THE COLD WAR: IDENTITY, SPIRIT, AND PROSPECT
Author: Mr. Akkharaphong Khamkhun
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond

DECENTRALIZING INDONESIA: THE PROBLEM OF CREATING NEW LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS
Author: Mr. Daniel James Richardson
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse
Thesis Co-advisor: Dr. Colin MacAndrews

FACTORS INFLUENCING CHILD WORKERS’ MIGRATION FROM LAO PDR TO THAILAND AND ITS CONSEQUENCES: A CASE STUDY OF CHILD DOMESTIC WORKERS
Author: Mr. Syvongsay Changpitikoun
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Supang Chantavanich

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW IN ASEAN: A LESSON FROM THAILAND TO INDONESIA
Author: Ms. Siwattra Tiangrojrat
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam
Thesis Co-Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Pirongrong Ramasoota Rananand

LABOR RIGHTS OF FOREIGN TEACHERS IN THAILAND
Author: Mr. Lars Pinnerup Nielsen
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Lae Dilokvidhayarat

MAJOR DIFFICULTIES OF CHILD CARE PRACTICES IN REFUGEE CAMPS ON THAI-BURMA BORDER
Author: Mr. Moe Zaw Oo
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam
Thesis Co-advisor: Ms. Pornpimon Trichot

SECONDAY SCHOOL SOCAIL STUDIES CURRICULUM COMPARISON FOR MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING: CASES OF THAILAND AND SINGAPORE
Author: Ms. Chie Sakaguchi
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Walai Panich

THAI EDUCATION POLICY AND ITS IMPACT ON ETHNIC MINORITY CULTURE: A STUDY OF THE MUSER HILL TRIBE IN MAE SOT, TAK PROVINCE, THAILAND
Author: Mr. Nguyen Quang Dung
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Montira Rato
Thesis Co-Advisor: Ms. Pornpimon Trichot

THE ADAPTATION TO MODERNITY OF THE MODERN THAI ELITE DURING THE REIGN OF KING RAMA III AND THE REIGN OF KING RAMA IV (1824 -1868 A.D.)
Author: Sub Lieutenant Monchanok  Sanguanchart
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Piyanart Bunnag

THE IMPACT OF CENSORSHIP ON THAI FILMS INDUSTRY
Author: Mr. Chanchai Pratheepwatanawong
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Raksarn Wiwatsinudom

THE LOCALIZATION OF SEVEN ELEVEN IN BANGKOK
Author: Mr. Zachary Jack Buttel
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Niti Pawakapan

THE NGO’S ROLES IN COMBATTING WOMEN TRAFFICKING BETWEEN THAILAND AND CAMBODIA
Author: Mr. Pong Pheakdey Boramy
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Supang Chantavanich

THE REVIVAL OF CAMBODIAN CLASSICAL DANCE AFTER 1979
Author: Ms. Hun Pen
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam

 

Academic Year 2007

A COMPARISON OF THE REAMKER MURAL PAINTING IN THE ROYAL PALACE OF CAMBODIA AND THE RAMAKIEN MURAL PAINTING IN THE GRAND PALACE OF THAILAND
Author: Mr. Phalla San
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Klairung Amratisha

DIGITAL FILMSCAPE IN THAILAND
Author: Ms. Andrea Stelzner
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Ubonrat Siriyuvasak
Thesis Co-advisor: Dr. Paritta Chalermpow Koananakool

MARGINALIZATION AS A RESULT OF THE STATELESSNESS OF ROM THAI VILLAGERS, MAE AI DISTRICT, CHIANG MAI PROVINCE
Author: Ms. Thanida Boonwanno
Thesis advisor: Professor Dr. Amara Pongsapich

MINAHASA IN INDONESIA- THE PROBLEM OF ETHNIC DIVERSITY
Author: Mr. Philipp Borgs
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse
Thesis Co-advisor: Dr. Colin MacAndrews

NATIONALISM IN CONTEMPORARY THAI SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF PERIOD MOVIES FROM 1997-2005
Author: Mr. Chajabhol Choopen
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond
Thesis Co-advisor: Ms. Anchalee Chaiworaporn

REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN LAO PDR AND THAILAND: CASE STUDIES OF SAVANNAKHET AND MUKDAHARN PROVINCES DURING 1990-2006
Author: Mr. Tingthong Phetsavong
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

REGIONAL POLITICAL COOPERATION EXPERIENCE: ASEAN AND BURMA
Author: Mrs. Ingjin Naing
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

SPECIAL AUTONOMY AS A LONG TERM OBJECTIVE FOR ENDING THE VIOLENCE IN SOUTHERN THAILAND
Author: Mr. Terry Butcher
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

THE “HO CHI MINH FACTOR” IN THAI-VIETNAMESE RELATIONS
Author: Mr. Nguyen Quoc Toan
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam


Academic Year 2006

CHINA’S CULTURAL DIPLOMACY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA FROM THE 1990S TO THE PRESENT: A CASE STUDY OF THAILAND AND VIETNAM
Author: Mrs. Dung Thi Phuong Nguyen
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam

FIELD MASHAL P. PHIBUNSONGKHRAM’S NATION-BUILDING POLICY AND ITS IMPACT ON MUSLIM IDENTITY IN SOUTHERN THAILAND (1939-1944)
Author: Ms. Chularat Meepien
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Theera Nuchpiam

FOREIGN POLICY CHANGE OF THAILAND UNDER CHATICHAI CHOONHAVAN’S ADMINISTRATION: FROM A COLD WAR STYLE TO A REGIONAL POWER STYLE
Author: Mr. Makoto Shiokawa
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

THE IMAGE OF THAKSIN SHINAWATRA IN BANGKOK POST AND THE NATION
Author: Mrs. Huong Thi Le Nguyen
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Chaiyan Chaiyaporn

IMPACTS AND IMPLICATIONS OF NON–TRADITIONAL SECURITY ISSUES ON GREATER MEKONG SUBREGION COOPERATION
Author: Ms. Kuboon Charumanee
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond
Thesis Co-advisor: Dr. Mya Than

THE LEGEND OF PREAH KO PREAH KEO AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THE CAMBODIAN PEOPLE’ S PERCEPTION OF THE THAIS
Author: Mr. Kimly Ngoun
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Klairung Amratisha

LIVING CONDITIONS OF CAMBODIAN ILLEGAL MIGRANT WORKERS IN THAILAND
Author: Mr. Sary  Seng
Thesis Advisor: Professor Dr. Supang Chantavanich
Thesis Co-advisor: Ms. Premjai Vungsiriphisal

LIVING THE DHAMMA: INTEGRATION OF BUDDHIST PRACTICE INTO THE LIVES OF BANGKOK LAYPEOPLE
Author: Ms. Nissara Horayangura
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Suwanna Satha-Anand
Thesis Co-advisor: Professor Dr. Sombat Chantawong

MARRIED WOMEN AND HIV/AIDS IN VIETNAM
Author: Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thuy Linh
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Montira Rato
Thesis Co-advisor: Assistant Professor Dr. Carina Chotirawe

MYANMAR’S CAPITAL RELOCATION FROM YANGON TO PYINMANA NAYPYIDAW
Author: Mr. Dulyapak  Preecharushh 
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond
Thesis Co-advisor: Ms. Pornpimon Trichot

THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHUKET VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL 
Author: Ms. Kaewkarn Silphiphat
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond

POLICIES OF THE THAI RAK THAI PARTY AND THE REEMERGING OF VIOLENCE IN SOUTHERN THAILAND
Author: Mr. Severin Jacques Herbert
Thesis Advisor: Mr. Ukrist Pathmanand

PROBLEMS CONCERNING TOURISM IN THAILAND FACED BY THE CHINESE FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Author: Mrs. Pailin Chernpech
Thesis Advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Sompop Manarungsan

THE PROCESS OF KAREN CULTURE PRESERVATION: A CASE STUDY OF TEMPORARY SHELTER AT MAE LA, THA SONG YANG DISTRICT, TAK PROVINCE
Author: Ms. Boonyisa Boonyakiatibutr
Thesis Advisor: Ms. Pornpimon Trichot

 

Academic Year 2005

BANGLADESH’S ENGAGEMENT WITH ASEAN: RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT
Author: Mr. Md. Morshed Alom
Thesis advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

DEMOCRACY IN THAILAND UNDER THAI RAK THAI GOVERNMENT
Author: Mr. Dermot Michael Monaghan
Thesis advisor: Associate Professor Ji Giles Ungpakorn

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF BURMESE MIGRANT CHILDREN IN SAMUT SAKHON PROVINCE
Author: Ms. Chawandhorn Muangmee
Thesis advisor: Professor Dr. Supang Chantavanich

IMPACTS OF MEKONG RIVER COMMISSION’S FISHERIES PROGRAMME ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ANGNAMHOUM AND HOINAMYEN VILLAGES, VIENTIANE, LAO PDR
Author: Ms. Bangone Santavasy
Thesis advisor: Mrs. Saikaew Thipakorn
Thesis co-advisor: Dr. Mya Than

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: A STUDY OF BANGKOK METROPOLITAN ADMINISTRATION AND DHAKA CITY CORPORATION
Author: Mrs. Syama Afroz
Thesis advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

MYANMAR AND THE ECONOMIC QUADRANGLE COOPERATION (EQC): A STUDY OF ROAD UTILIZATION IN TACHILEK-KENG TUNG-MONGLA
Author: Ms. Wipa Rattanaphaiboonchareon
Thesis advisor: Miss Pornpimon Trichot

PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION FOR SOUTHERN THAILAND BY PEACE JOURNALISM: A CASE STUDY OF THE ENGLISH DAILY THE NATION
Author: Ms. Ho Sook Yee
Thesis advisor: Professor Dr. Amara Pongsapich

PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION IN SOLVING THE NARCOTICS PROBLEMS IN MAEHUG VILLAGE, SAN SAI DISTRICT, CHIANGMAI
Author: Ms. Thongbai Tatong
Thesis advisor: Miss Pornpimon Trichot

SHOPHOUSES OF THE CHINESE IN BANGKOK’S CHINATOWN 1960-2000
Author: Mrs. Siriyanee Siriyananthorn
Thesis advisor: Professor Dr. Amara Pongsapich

 

Academic Year 2004

ASEAN AND LOW-LEVEL SECURITY COOPERATION
Author: Mr. Johannes Lund
Thesis advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

BUDDHISM AND POLITICAL LEGITIMATION IN BURMA (1988-2003)
Author: Ms. Rattanaporn Poungpattana
Thesis advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond
Thesis co-advisor: Professor Dr. Guy Lubeigt

CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN HMONG CULTURAL IDENTITY: A CASE STUDY OF HMONG REFUGEES FROM LAOS IN WAT THAMKRABOK, SARABURI, THAILAND
Author: Ms. Heidi Jo Bleser
Thesis advisor: Professor Dr. Supang Chantavanich

CROSS-CULTURAL ADJUSTMENT AND INTEGRATION OF WESTERN EXPATRIATE WOMEN IN BANGKOK
Author: Ms. Maria Ida Barrett
Thesis advisor: Dr. Kanjapat Kosieporn

REWAT BUDDHINAN’S INFLUENCE ON THAI POPULAR MUSIC (1983-1996)
Author: Mr. Prit Patarasuk
Thesis advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond
Thesis co-advisor: Mr. Chitapong Treemas

TIMORESE NATIONALISM: A BLESSING AND A CURSE
Author: Mr. Oystein Solvang
Thesis advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF ANGKOR (12th CENTURY TO 15th CENTURY)
Author: Ms. Patmawan Buranamat
Thesis advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond

THE EXPERIENCE OF THE “NEW PEOPLE” DURING THE KHMER ROUGE REGIME AND ITS EFFECT ON THEIR LIVES IN THE PRESENT TIME
Author: Mr. Ly Vanna
Thesis advisor: Dr. Klairung Amratisha

THE FORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONALISM IN VIETNAM AS REFLECTED IN LITERATURE DURING 1900-1954
Author: Mr. Dao Minh Trung
Thesis advisor: Dr. Montira Rato
Thesis co-advisor: Associate Professor Dr. Withaya Sucharithanarugse

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THAILAND AND MYANMAR: CONFLICTS AND CONFRONTATIONS UNDER THE THAKSIN SHINAWATRA’S GOVERNMENT
Author: M.L. Pinitbhand Paribatra
Thesis advisor: Dr. Sunait Chutintaranond

 

 

 

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