Thai Politics @ Leeds

Image Archive

Our archive holds images that display scenes from the last twenty years of politics in Thailand.

  • The Deep South

    Thailand's three southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat have been caught up in a conflict over legitimacy since 2004. The Deep South section holds Professor Duncan McCargo's Southern Thailand fieldwork pictures, taken during his research work for his prize-winning book Tearing Apart The Land: Islam and legitimacy in Southern Thailand, for which he was awarded the Bernard Schwartz Book Prize in 2009.

  • Elections

    Elections have played a big part in contemporary Thai politics. The following images explore the election campaign process in Thailand, focusing, in particular, on the run up to the elections held in 2007.

  • Historical Moments

    Thai politics has undergone a number of transitions - these images depict some of these historical moments.

  • Protest

    Protest has characterised the recent history of Thai politics. Current protests have seen conflict between pro- and anti-governement supporters: more commonly known as the yellow shirts and the red shirts.

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