Pipad Krajaejun

Key information

BA (Silpakorn University), MA (Chulalongkorn University), MA (SOAS)
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Thesis title
Deconstructing the Historical Metanarrative of Thai Art and Archaeology: The Emergence of Artistic Styles in the Pre-Ayutthaya Period, or ‘Uthong Art,’ during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
Internal Supervisors
Professor Ashley Thompson


Pipad Krajaejun is currently a PhD candidate in History of Art and Archaeology at SOAS University of London under the supervision of Professor Ashley Thompson. His research focuses on archaeological evidence and 'Uthong art' in the 13th and 14th centuries or 'Dark age' in central Thailand in order to understand the history, cultural and religious changes in that time.

Pipad obtained a BA in archaeology from Silpakorn University, an MA in history from Chulalongkorn University, and an MA in history of art and archaeology from SOAS supported by Alphawood Scholarship. Prior to PhD, he taught at Thai ancient history (from prehistory to the 19th century), Thai local history, and ethnohistory in Southeast Asia. 

Research interests

  • History and archaeology in the 13th and 14th centuries or in the Ayutthaya and Post-Bayon period
  • The relationship between 'Uthong' art and Post-Bayon arts 
  • Processual and Post-processual archaeological theories

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