About Arjun Subrahmanyan

Dr Arjun Subrahmanyan is a lecturer in Southeast Asian History at Murdoch University.

Thailand

No obituary yet: Thai democracy and the 1932 revolution

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A modest plaque has disappeared from the pavement at the Royal Plaza in Thailand. Arjun Subrahmanyan considers the wider significance of its removal The recent disappearance of a plaque commemorating the 1932 revolution in Siam shows the suspicion over popular sovereignty that still prevails in the country. The event, staged by a group of commoners […]