In cooperation with Institute of Thai Studies, Chulalongkorn University, the Anthropology & Archaeology Research Network (AARN) is pleased to announce the Rian Thai Journal. This eJournal is available to all subscribers at no charge and contains abstracts of the meeting papers with links to the full text in the SSRN eLibrary.

Rian Thai is a non-profit, research journal supported by Chulalongkorn University under a yearly budget allocated to the Institute of Thai Studies with a strong intention to promote knowledge about Thai and Tai Studies as well as Thai Studies researchers who have focused their field of interest connected on Thailand. Accordingly, the journal is open to research regarding Tai and Thai ethnic groups and also to research relating to Tai or Thai, even though not located in Thailand.

Rian Thai has an experienced editorial team from a variety of fields: Humanities, Social Science, Anthropology, Sociology, Engineering, Medical Science, Education, Public Health, Politics, Natural Resources. The editorial team is comprised of scholars from all over the world, currently encompassing: China, Korea, Japan, India, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Apart from the editorial team, the journal maintains contact with prominent professors in specific fields that relate to the articles to be published in order to help meet international standards of research. The articles to be published should be original and should not have been published elsewhere under the same title. Every article is double-blinded reviewed by at least two peer reviewers from Thai experts in the field and one reviewer from the editorial team.

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