Content Vol. II

Foreword from the Presidentof the Royal Institute of Thailand In this second English issue of the Journal of the Royal Institute, I am particularly pleased that there are several papers promoting peace and harmony, of which our country now has great need, in order to ensure its continued survival and progress. Conflicts within the country […]



The Beginning of a New Era in Thai-European Relations: King Chulalongkorn, the First “Honorary European”

Pornsan Watanangura Associate Fellow of the Royal Institute, Academy of Arts, Professor of German Language and Literature, German Section, Department of Western Languages, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University  Abstract  King Chulalongkorn made his first visit to Europe in 1897. Through this visit which took place for concrete political reasons, the Kingdom of Siam gained acknow ledgement […]