Professor Ian Brown

Key information

Emeritus Professor Academic Staff, Centre of South East Asian Studies
BA (Bristol), MA, PhD (London)
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History: economic and cultural history


Previous PhD Students

Thet Thet Wintin, 'The Prison In Pre-Colonial Burma', 2006

James Alastair Warren, 'Gambling, The State And Society In Siam, C. 1880-1945', 2007

Michael Dawson Leigh, 'Methodist Missionaries, Society And Politics In Upper Burma 1887-1966', 2008

Apisake Monthienvichienchai, 'Thai Nationalism And The Catholic Experience, 1909-1947', 2010

Tharaphi Than, 'Writers, Fighters And Prostitutes: Women And Burma's Modernity,', 2010

Matthew George Phillips, 'Oasis on a Troubled Continent: Culture and Identity in Cold War Thailand', 2013

Research interests

Economic impact of inter-war depression on rural South East Asia, particularly Burma; history of the colonial prison in Burma and the Philippines; history of crime in colonial South East Asia


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