CURLS Summer School 2019: Right Livelihood Public Lecture – Raúl Montenegro

Raúl Montenegro (Argentina) will deliver the Right Livelihood Lecture during the Earth Trusteeship Forum, 19 – 21 July 2019. Raúl received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004 “for his outstanding work with local communities and indigenous people to protect the environment and natural resources”. “If we destroy their environments and communities, we will lose the answers they have to solving our problems, and to the … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2019: Right Livelihood Public Lecture – Raúl Montenegro

Pipope Panitchpakdi

Pipope Panitchpakdi is currently a Deputy Director-General at Thai Public Broadcasting Service. He is also known as a social documentary film maker and a veteran news reporter with emphasis on environmental issue, climate change adaptation in developing countries and social justice.His best known work is about the impact of development projects that are taking place in the Mekong river basin. Pipope is also active as … Continue reading Pipope Panitchpakdi

Suthipand Chirathiwat

Suthiphand Chirathivat is Executive Director, ASEAN Studies Center, and Chairman, Chula Global Network, and emeritus professor of economics at Chulalongkorn University. Until recently, he was Dean, Faculty of Economics, Chairman of the Ph.D. Program in Economics, Chairman of Economics Research Center and Center for International Economics at Chulalongkorn University. Professor Suthiphand previously held a position as Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry … Continue reading Suthipand Chirathiwat

Jaques-Chai Chomthongdi

Jacques-chai Chomthongdi was a Research Associate at Focus on the Global South (www.focusweb.org), a program for development policy research, analysis and action, based in Bangkok.He is also a co-founder and member of FTA Watch (www.ftawatch.org), a network of NGOs, academics, and social movements in Thailand monitoring and coordinating on issues related to bilateral and regional trade negotiations.He is a writer and editorial team member of … Continue reading Jaques-Chai Chomthongdi

Prapart Pintobtaeng

Associate Professor Dr. Prapart Pintobtang is the Director of Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute (CUSRI). He is a passionate organic farmer and his farm is part of a unique area not far from Bangkok where farmers share the art of agriculture in the spirit of “the commons movement”. In 2014 Dr. Prapart co-initated a march from Chiang Mai to Bangkok to promote land reform. He was arrested and … Continue reading Prapart Pintobtaeng

CURLS Summer School 2018: The Art of Healing – Anupan Pluckpankhajee

Anupan Pluckpankhajee, is founder and director of Seven Arts Inner Place at Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai province. He is a painter and one of the earliest recognized pioneers of art therapy in Thailand. Anupan became a colour specialist with his profound study and interest in light, darkness and colours in the tradition of Liane Collot d’Herbois. He started Seven Arts Inner Place, an art studio … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2018: The Art of Healing – Anupan Pluckpankhajee

CURLS Summer School 2018: Dialogue on Gross National Happiness (GNH) – Dasho Karma Ura

Dialogue on Gross National Happiness (GNH) with Dasho Karma Ura. Are happiness and wellbeing individual issues or are social and environmental conditions making impact on how we feel and how we act? Can we speak of “public happiness” and can we measure it? Does the GNH Index provide a guideline for policy decisions of government, the business sector and civil society? And is article 5 … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2018: Dialogue on Gross National Happiness (GNH) – Dasho Karma Ura