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Peter Jackson

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Institution(s) de rattachement : Australian National University (ANU)

Coordonnées professionnelles

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


 
Biography


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.

 

Researcher's projects

Television Interviews And Seminar Presentation in Thai on YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6QNVDtR7wFI#!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjCTsTqWTos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kxzt28BbrQs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q58xfEyTa1o

 
 
Publications

  • Jackson, P 2014, 'Ascendant doctrine and resurgent magic in capitalist Southeast Asia: Paradox and polarisation as 21st century cultural logic', DORISEA Working Paper, vol. 6, pp. 3-18.

  • Jackson, P 2013, 'Cultural Pluralism and Sex/Gender Diversity in Thailand: Introduction', in Narupon Duangwises & Peter Jackson (ed.), Phet Lak Chet-si: Phahuwattanatham Thang-phet Nai Sangkhom Thai - Cultural Pluralism and Sex/Gender Diversity in Thailand, Princess Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, Bangkok, pp. 14-27.

  • Duangwises, N & Jackson, P, eds, 2013, Phet Lak Chet-si: Phahuwattanatham Thang-phet Nai Sangkhom Thai - Cultural Pluralism and Sex/Gender Diversity in Thailand, Princess Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, Bangkok.

  • Jackson, P 2012, 'Review article The political economy of twenty-first century Thai supernaturalism: Comparative perspectives on cross-genderism and limits to hybridity in resurgent Thai spirit mediumship', South East Asia Research, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 611-622.

  • Jackson, P 2012, 'Review article Thaïlande Contemporaine'. Jackson, P 2012, 'Book review: Cultures at War: The Cold War and Cultural Expression in Southeast Asia'.

  • Boonmongkon, P & Jackson, P, eds, 2012, Thai Sex Talk: The Language of Sex and Sexuality in Thailand, Mekong Press, Chiang Mai Thailand. J

  • ackson, P 2011, 'Capitalism, LGBT Activism, and Queer Autonomy in Thailand', in Peter A. Jackson (ed.), Queer Bangkok: Twenty-First-Century Markets, Media, and Rights, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong China, pp. 195-204.

  • Jackson, P, ed., 2011, Queer Bangkok: Twenty-First-Century Markets, Media, and Rights, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong China.

  • Jackson, P 2011, 'Bangkok's early Twenty-First-Century Queer Boom', in Peter A. Jackson (ed.), Queer Bangkok: Twenty-First-Century Markets, Media, and Rights, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong China, pp. 17-42.

  • Jackson, P 2011, 'Queer Bangkok after the Millennium; Beyond Twentieth-Century Paradigms', in Peter A. Jackson (ed.), Queer Bangkok: Twenty-First-Century Markets, Media, and Rights, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong China, pp. 1-14.

  • Jackson, P 2010, 'Virtual Divinity: A 21st Century Discourse of Thai Royal Influence', in Soren Ivarsson and Lotte Isager (ed.), Saying the Unsayable: Monarchy and Democracy in Thailand, NIAS Press, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 29-60.

  • Harrison, R & Jackson, P, eds, 2010, The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of Colonial in Thailand, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.

  • Jackson, P 2010, 'Afterword: Postcolonial theories and Thai semicolonial hybridities', in Rachel V Harrison and Peter A Jackson (ed.), The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, pp. 187-205.

  • Jackson, P 2010, 'The ambiguities of semicolonial power in Thailand', in Rachel V Harrison and Peter A Jackson (ed.), The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, pp. 37-56.

  • Jackson, P 2010, 'Thai (trans)genders and (homo)sexualities in a global context', in Peter Aggleton and Richard Parker (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Sexuality, Health and Rights, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Abingdon and New York, pp. 88-96.

  • Jackson, P 2009, 'Capitalism and Global Queering: National Markets, Parallels among Sexual Cultures, and Multiple Queer Modernities', GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 357-395.

  • Harrison, R & Jackson, P 2009, 'Introduction: Siam's /Thailand's constructions of modernity under the influence of the colonial west', South East Asia Research, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 325-360.

  • Jackson, P 2009, 'Markets, media and magic:Thailand's monarch as a 'virtual diety'', Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 361-380.

  • Jackson, P 2009, 'Global Queering and Global Queer Theory:Thai[Trans]genders and [Homo]sexualities in World History', Autrepart, vol. 49, no. 2009, pp. 15-30.

  • Jackson, P & Duanwises, N, eds, 2009, Thai Gay and Kathoey Media:Claiming Space for Voices of Sexual and Gender Diversity, Thai Health Promotion Foundation, Bangkok.

  • Harrison, R & Jackson, P, eds, 2009, South East Asia Research -volume 17:3 (Special Issue:Siamese Modernities and the Colonial West), 17:3.

  • Jackson, P, ed., 2008, Journal of Homosexuality.

  • Jackson, P 2008, 'Phutthathat Phikkhu Phutthasatsana Nikai Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai, (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand')', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 5-17.

  • Jackson, P 2008, 'Book review: A Coincidence of Desires: Anthropology, Queer Studies, Indonesia by Tom Boellstorff', Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, vol. tba, pp. tba.

  • Jackson, P, Martin, F, McLelland, M et al, eds, 2008, AsiaPacifiQueer: Rethinking Genders and Sexualities, University of Illinois Press, Urbana & Chicago.

  • Jackson, P, Martin, F, McLelland, M et al 2008, 'Introduction [to AsiaPacifiQueer: Rethinking Genders and Sexualities]', in Fran Martin, Peter A Jackson, Mark McLelland, Audrey Yue (ed.), Asia PacifiQueer: Rethinking Genders and Sexualities, University of Illinois Press, Urbana & Chicago, pp. 1-27.

  • Jackson, P 2008, 'Thai Semicolonial Hybridities: Bhabha and Garcia Canclini in Dialogue on Power and Cultural Blending', Asian Studies Review, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 147-170.

  • Jackson, P, ed., 2008, South East Asia Research. Jackson, P, ed., 2008, Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific.

  • Jackson, P, ed., 2008, The World Fellowship of Buddhists Review. Jackson, P, ed., 2008, Queer Asia monograph series, Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.

  • Jackson, P 2007, 'Book Review: Situating Sexualities: Queer Representation in Taiwanese Fiction, Film and Public Culture, by Fran Martin', The China Journal, vol. 57, pp. 223-26.

  • Jackson, P & Dejnakarintra, M 2007, 'Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai' (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand'', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 3-26.

  • Jackson, P & Dejnakarintra, M 2007, 'Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai' (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand'', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 475-492.

  • Jackson, P 2007, 'Autonomy and Subordination in Thai History: The Case for Semicolonial Analysis', Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 329-48.

  • Jackson, P & Dejnakarintra, M 2007, 'Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai' (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand'', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 227-48.

  • Jackson, P 2007, 'An explosion of Thai identities: Global queering and re-imaging queer theory', in Richard Parker and Peter Aggleton (ed.), Cuture, Society and Sexuality (2nd ed), Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Oxon, pp. 341-357.

  • Jackson, P 2007, 'Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai' (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand'', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 697-717.

  • Jackson, P & Dejnakarintra, M 2006, 'Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai' (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand', Introduction of P Jackson's PhD thesis)', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 36-47.

  • Jackson, P & Dejnakarintra, M 2006, 'Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai' (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand'', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 341-54.

  • Jackson, P 2006, 'Bangkok', in David A Gerstner (ed.), Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York USA, pp. 68-69.

  • Jackson, P 2006, 'Thailand, Filmmaking', in David A Gerstner (ed.), Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York USA, pp. 556-558.

  • Jackson, P 2006, 'Thailand, Literature', in David A Gerstner (ed.), Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York USA, pp. 558-559.

  • Jackson, P & Dejnakarintra, M 2006, 'Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai' (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand'', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 679-709.

  • Jackson, P 2006, 'Why I'm a Foucauldian', Sojourn, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 113-123. Jackson, P & Dejnakarintra, M 2006, 'Therawat Lae Kan Patirup Khorng Nak-nawasamainiyom Nai Prathet Thai' (Thai Translation by M Dejnakarintra of 'Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand'', Journal of the Royal Institute of Thailand, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 1025-49.

  • Jackson, P 2006, 'Thailand, Popular Music', in David A Gerstner (ed.), Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York USA, pp. 559-560.

  • Jackson, P 2006, 'Thailand, Television', in David A Gerstner (ed.), Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York USA, p. 560.

  • Jackson, P 2006, 'Review of Colonialism and Homosexuality by Robert Aldrich', Journal of Pacific History, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 115-16.

  • Jackson, P 2005, '"Thun-niyom Choeng-phut" Pen Jing Dai Mai? Naew-khit Than Phutthathat Kap Patikiriya Chao Thai Tor Thun-niyom Lokaphiwat (Is Buddhist Capitalism Possible? Buddhadasa's Thought and Thai Responses to Globalising Capitalism), translated into Thai by Suwida Sa', in (ed.), 99 Pi Phutthatat Phikkhu: Sasana Kap Fisik Mai (Buddhadasa's 99th Anniversary: Religion and the New Physics, Sathaban Withithat, Bangkok, pp. 31-53.

  • Jackson, P 2005, ''Kan-wijai Khorng Thai Reuang Rakruamphet Lae Kan Kham Phet Kap Khor Jamkat Thang Watthanatham Khorng Naew Wikhroh Baep Fuko' ( transl of P Jackson's article, 'Thai Research on Male Homosexuality and Transgenderism and the Cultural Limits of Foucaultian An', in Kanjana Kaewthep, Pharitsara Sae Kuay, Wanna Thorngsima (ed.), Thang Rak Thang Khrai Thang Chai Khwam Runraeng Tor Phuying [Love, desire and violence against women], Chiang Mai University, Thailand, pp. 371-427.

  • Jackson, P 2005, 'Kan-rabert Kheun Khorng Attalak Thang-phet Nai Sangkhom Thai Kap Kan-tha-thai Lokaphiwat Gay Lae Thritsadi Phet Thi Taek-tang Khorng Tawan Tok (translation of P Jackson's journal article 'An Explosion of Thai Identities: Global Queering and Reimagining Que', in Kritaya Archavanichkul & Wanna Thorngsima (ed.), Phu-ying" Nai Wathakam Sitthi Thang-phet [Women in sexual rights discourse], Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, pp. 216-256. Jackson, P 2005, 'Review of The Third Sex: Kathoey - Thailand's Ladyboys by Richard Totman', Journal of the Siam Society, vol. 3, pp. 316-18.

  • Jackson, P 2005, 'Semicoloniality, Translation and Excess in Thai cultural Studies', South East Asia Research, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 7-41.

  • Jackson, P 2004, 'The tapestry of language and theory: Reading Rosalind Morris on post-structuralism and Thai modernity', South East Asia Research, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 337-377.

  • Jackson, P 2004, 'Thai Genders and the Limits of Western Gender Theory, Review Essay of Materializing Thailand', Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, no. 10, pp. 1-7.

  • Jackson, P 2004, 'Gay Adaptation, Tom-Dee Resistance, and Kathoey Indifference: Thailands Gender/Sex Minorities and the Episodic Allure of Queer English', in William L. Leap and Tom Boellstorff (ed.), Speaking in Queer Tongues: Globalization and Gay Languages, University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, pp. 202-230.

  • Jackson, P 2004, 'Phet: Watthakam Pheun-meuang Khorng Thai, Thammai Torng Prap-prung Thareutsadi Foucault Nai Kan-seuksa Watthanatham Thai (Phet: An Indigenous Thai Discourse, Why Foucaults Theory of Sexuality Must Be Adapted in Studying Thai Culture)', Warasan Phasa Lae Watthanatham (Journal of Language and Culture), vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 57-66.

  • Jackson, P 2004, 'The Thai Regime of Images', Sojourn, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 181-218. Jackson, P 2004, 'The Performative State: Semi-coloniality and the Tyranny of Images in Modern Thailand', Sojourn, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 219-253.

  • Jackson, P 2003, 'Gay Capitals in Global Gay History: Cities, Local Markets, and the Origins of Bangkok's Same-Sex Cultures', in Ryan Bishop, John Phillips and Wei-Wei Yeo (ed.), Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York and Great Britain, pp. 151-163.

  • Jackson, P 2003, 'Mapping Poststructuralisms Borders: The Case for Poststructuralist Area Studies', Sojourn, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 42-88. Jackson, P 2003, 'Performative Genders, Perverse Desires: A Bio-History of Thailand's Same-Sex and Transgender Cultures', Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, vol. 9, no. August 2003, pp. 1-52.

  • Jackson, P 2003, Buddhadasa:Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand, Silkworm Books, Thailand.

  • Jackson, P 2003, 'Space, Theory, and Hegemony: The Dual Crises of Asian Area Studies and Cultural Studies', Sojourn, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 1-41.

  • Jackson, P 2003, 'Book Review: Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora', Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 328-30.

  • Jackson, P 2002, 'Offending Images: Gender and Sexual Minorities, and State Control of the Media in Thailand', in Russell H K Heng (ed.), Media Fortunes, Changing Times: ASEAN States in Transition, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore, pp. 201-230.

  • Jackson, P 2001, 'Pre-Gay, Post-Queer: Thai Perspectives on Proliferating Gender/Sex Diversity in Asia', in G Sullivan and P A Jackson (ed.), Gay and Lesbian Asia: Culture, Identity, Community, Harrington Park Press, Binghamton NY, pp. 1-25.

  • Jackson, P 2001, 'Interpreting Sambia Masculine Erotics: A question of sexuality or of gender? Review essay of Sambia sexual culture: essays from the field by Gilbert Herdt', Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 109-113.

  • Sullivan, G & Jackson, P, eds, 2001, Gay and Lesbian Asia: Culture, Identity, Community, Harrington Park Press, Binghamton NY.

  • Jackson, P 2001, 'Book Review: Cartographies of Desire: Male Sexuality in Japanese Discourse, 1600-1950 by Gregory M Pflugfelder', Indian Journal of Gender Studies, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 102-04.

  • Jackson, P & Cook, N 2000, 'Thailand', in Bonnie Zimmerman and George Haggerty (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures, Taylor & Francis Group, London UK, pp. 761-62.

  • Jackson, P 2000, 'Bangkok', in George E Haggerty (ed.), Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures, Vol.II, Taylor & Francis Group, New York USA, pp. 95-96.

  • Johnson, M, Jackson, P & Herdt, G 2000, 'Critical Regionalities and the Study of Gender and Sexual Diversity in South East and East Asia', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 361-376.

  • Jackson, P 2000, 'An Explosion of Thai Identities: Global Queering and Reimagining Queer Theory', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 405-424.

  • Jackson, P 2000, 'Buddhadasa Bhikkhu; His Last Days and his Legacy', Journal of the Siam Society, vol. 82, no. Parts 1 and 2 (1994), pp. 103-113.

  • Jackson, P 2000, 'Thats What Rice Queens Study! White Gay Desire and Representing Asian Homosexualities', Journal of Australian Studies, Australian Cultural History; Special Joint Issue: Diaspora: Negotiating Asian-Australia, vol. n/a, pp. 181-89.

  • Jackson, P 1999, 'The Enchanting Spirit of Thai Capitalism: The Cult of Luang Phor Khoon and the Postmodernisation of Thai Buddhism', South East Asia Research, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 5-60.

  • Jackson, P 1999, 'An American Death in Bangkok: The Murder of Darrell Berrigan and the Hybrid Origins of Gay Identity in 1960s Thailand', GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 361-411.

  • Jackson, P 1999, 'Spurning Alphonso Lingis Thai Lust: The Perils of a Philospher at Large', Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, no. 2.

  • Jackson, P 1997, 'Thai Research on Male Homosexuality and Transgenderism and the Cultural Limits of Foucaultian Analysis', Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 52-85.

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  • Critical Thought in Thailand After Marxism: Political History Through Ideas (Primary Investigator) The sexual cultures of Thai men; implications for Australia's international HIV/AIDS strategy (Primary Investigator) Religion, Power and Crisis in Indonesia and Thailand: Islamic and Buddhist Responses to Globalising Markets and Cultures (Primary Investigator)

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