Our archive holds images that display scenes from the last twenty years of politics in Thailand.
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 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.
Thai politics has undergone a number of transitions - these images depict some of these historical moments.
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.