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December 2011

CSEAS Friday Forum: The Monks and the Hmong: The Special Relationship between the Chao Fa and the Tham Krabok Buddhist Temple in Saraburi Province, Thailand

December 2, 2011 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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By Ian Baird, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, UW-Madison The Tham Krabok temple in Saraburi Province, central Thailand is the home of an unusual Buddhist order, one that was founded by a female, Mian Parnchand,…

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May 2012

How did the Hmong People Get Involved in the Secret War of Laos (1961-1975)?

May 4, 2012 @ 12:00 am - 1:30 pm CDT
8417 Sewell Social Sciences, 1180 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

By Dr. Yang Dao, Retired Faculty, University of Minnesota After the Geneva Conference in 1954, Laos became an independent country from French Indochina. However, in 1959-1960, a Lao civil war, between royalists, neutralists and communists,…

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April 2013

CSEAS Friday Forum: Presenting a Sensitive History: Different Representations of Hmong Involvement in the Communist Party of Thailand

April 12, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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By Ian Baird, Assistant Professor of Geography, UW-Madison Between the late 1960s and the 1980s, large numbers of Hmong joined the Communist Party of Thailand (CPT) and fought against the Royal Thai Army. Despite the importance…

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October 2015

CSEAS Friday Forum: Back to Zomia: Hmong-French Relations during the Colonial Era

October 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 1:30 am CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States

By Mai Na Lee, Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies, University of Minnesota This talk examines how French appointment of a paramount leader led to internal competitions between Hmong leaders, complicating French power at…

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September 2017

CSEAS Friday Forum: The Hmong and the Communist Party of Thailand: A Transnational, Transcultural, & Gender-Relations-Transforming Experience

September 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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September 2018

CSEAS Friday Forum: 2cold2go2school

September 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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February 2019

Money Talks – Monetary Gift-Giving

February 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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