CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES FRIDAY FORUM LECTURE SERIES
Will Shattuck, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Geography UW-Madison, "Mobilizing through Regional Anchors: Chao Suan Yang in Southern Thailand Respond to Falling Rubber Prices"
Friday, November 30, 2018
206 Ingraham Hall
This talk grapples with the tensions between the trans-national scales through which rubber prices in Thailand are determined and the prominence of national and subnational scalar discourses that smallholder rubber farmers, or chao suan yang in Thai, in southern Thailand affix to their own experiences. Through a consideration of different venues in which low rubber prices have been contested over the past several years, including demonstrations in the form of blockades on highways and railroad t