Calendar Pages -- Lecture: "The Tai People of The Red River Basin" Speaker: Prof. Sumitr Pitiphat



July 27th, 2006

Lecture: "The Tai People of The Red River Basin" Speaker: Prof. Sumitr Pitiphat

Araya Room, Jim Thompson House, Bangkok
At 10:00 a.m.

Professor Sumitr Pitiphat is a former director of the Thai Khai Institute and a trained anthropologist. He has conducted extensive research on the Tai peoples, traveling throughout northeast Laos, northern Vietnam, and southwest China to document their cultures. Professor Pitiphat was a consultant on the exhibit "Ritual Tai Textiles" held at the Jim Thompson Center for Textiles and the Arts last year. In this talk he will discuss the dress of the Tai ethnic groups living in northwest Vietnam.

Members: B100
Non-members: B200

For more information please contact TTS Secretary K.Phattanapong (K.Bank) at info@thaitextilesociety.org