Theara Thun

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2012 to Dec 2016

University Affiliation (Current)

University Affiliation

Mr. Theara Thun was born in Kampong Cham province, Cambodia. In 2008, he received a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Cambodia. In 2009, he received a scholarship from the Rockefeller Foundation to pursue an M.A. in Southeast Asian Studies at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Returning to Cambodia in July 2011, he was recruited as a lecturer in the Department of History of the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP). In August 2012, he was awarded a HYI-NUS Joint Doctoral Scholarship. His research interests include the cultural and political history of mainland Southeast Asia.

Recent Publications


Thun, Theara. “PREAH VIHEAR: La zone toujours militarisée, dix mois après la décision de la CIJ”,, 22, May 2012

Thun, Theara. Khmer Rouge Children’s Songs. ASIAN REVIEW. Vol.21, 2008. Institute on Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University.

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