Lectures by noted experts and scholars are held frequently on a wide range of subjects related to the Society's objectives and the interests of its members and non-members.

Lectures are usually held at The Siam Society, 131 Asoke Montri Rd, Sukhumvit 21. Unless otherwise stated, they are in English.

Admission is free for Siam Society members, members’ spouses and children, and all students showing valid student ID cards. Other people are asked to make a donation of B200. For more information, please contact Khun Arunsri. Office hours: 9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday–Saturday (except holidays).

Lectures are recorded in high-quality digital video (DVD format). If you cannot come to a lecture, you can order a DVD of a lecture for 300 baht. Please call Khun Arunsri.

The Society welcomes speakers to talk on subjects of a scholarly nature in conformity with the principles and objectives of the Siam Society, investigating the arts and sciences of Thailand and neighbouring countries. Guidance>>>

The Siam Society is deeply grateful to the James H.W. Thompson Foundation for its generous support of the 2016-2017 Lecture Series.


16 March 2018 : 7.30 p.m.
Gratitude to My Past. A Talk by Mathar Bunnag. Mr. Mathar (Lek) Bunnag received Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University, and Master of Architecture from University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Canada. He received Bachelor of Architecture from Silpakorn University, Bangkok Thailand. More>>>

22 March 2018 : 7.30 p.m.
Design for a Small Planet. A Talk by Malina Palasthira. Malina Palasthira is a Thai-Italian architect who co-founded Design Qua, a Bangkok-based architecture and design firm in 2005. She started her architectural education at the Architectural Association in London and then went on to earn her Master of Architecture and Master of City Planning degrees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States. More>>>

5 April 2018 : 7.30 p.m.
A challenge for the present and the future: Preserving the Underwater Cultural Heritage. A Talk by Etienne Clément. The underwater cultural heritage is represented by ancient shipwrecks, submerged archaeological sites and other remains of cultural significance, under the seas and in internal waters (lakes and rivers). More>>>

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