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Please join us in the 2017 Korean Fall Festival & K-Pop Contest! Contest is open to the public! UNC student, faculty, and staff can register. Solo or group performances too! To register, please contact Dr. Eunji Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, October 17. Sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center, Carolina Korea Forum, and Department of Asian StudiesFind out more »
Ian Baird: “The Hmong and the Communist Party of Thailand: A Transnational, Transcultural and Gender Relations-Transforming Experience”
In the 1960s, a large proportion of the Hmong people living in the mountains of northern Thailand joined the Communist Party of Thailand (CPT) due to various injustices and abuses. The Hmong became an important group within the CPT. However, by the early 1980s most Hmong and non-Hmong in the CPT had given up and taken advantage of the amnesty offered by the government in 1980 and 1982. Here I generally explain the history of Hmong involvement with the CPT,…Find out more »
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