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Peter Jackson

Chercheur associé
Discipline : Histoire

Areas of expertise

Studies In Eastern Religious Traditions
Culture, Gender, Sexuality
Religion And Society
Social Theory
Asian History
Asian Cultural Studies
Social Change
Social And Cultural Anthropology
Communication And Media Studies

Research interests

The histories of Buddhism, gender, sexuality, and globalisation in Thailand
Queer theory, postcolonial analysis, and critiques of Eurocentrism


Peter A. Jackson has written extensively on modern Thai cultural history with special interests in religion, sexuality, and critical theoretical approaches to mainland Southeast Asian cultural history.  He currently holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant for the project “Critical Thought in Thailand After Marxism” and is consultant for the “Cultural Pluralism and Sexual Diversity in Thailand” project at the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre in Bangkok.  His current book project is titled Queer Sex and Identity in Thai History.


Career Highlights

•Editor-in-Chief, Asian Studies Review (2009-2012)

•Founding Co-editor Hong Kong University Press Queer Asia series

•2011 Ruth Benedict Book Prize in the category “Outstanding Anthology” awarded for Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights (Hong Kong University Press, 2011) by the American Anthropological Association’s Association for Queer Anthropology.





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