Title #WhatsHappeningInThailand: Youths in Revolt in Thailand Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, University of Sydney Media type Other Duration/Length/Size 1.5 hour Country/Territory Australia Date 24/11/20 Description Armed with smartphones, face masks and three-finger salutes, young people all over Thailand have been leading the country's largest anti-government protests in decades. Seemingly emerging out of nowhere, millennials and Gen Z took to the streets and on social media to make radical demands to reform the country's politics, economy and the monarchy. What explains this youth revolt?
This live panel discussion brings in experts on Thailand to discuss the current protests from a diverse range of perspectives, including historical legacy, military-monarchy relations, youth culture, protest language, generational divide and grievances against the Prayuth regime.
Producer/Author Dr Aim Sinpeng, Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, University of Sydney URL https://uni-sydney.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nwOF0p0VS_aIAwlu38qLTA Persons Chavalin Svetanant