Field of Study
Years of Stay at HYI
Aug 2012 to Dec 2016
University Affiliation (Current)
University of Hong Kong
National University of Singapore
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.
Thun, Theara. “PREAH VIHEAR: La zone toujours militarisée, dix mois après la décision de la CIJ”, Lepetitjournal.com-Cambodge, 22, May 2012
Thun, Theara. Khmer Rouge Children’s Songs. ASIAN REVIEW. Vol.21, 2008. Institute on Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University.