Professor Aphichat Chamratrithirong, Director of Mahidol Migration Center, Institute for Population and Social Research, with Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing proposed the concept of replacement migration in the demographic transition theory by presenting a paper on The “Regional Demographic Transition towards Peace and Prosperity: A Case Study of Thailand and its Neighboring Countries”, at The International Conference on Prospects for Peace and Prosperity in the New Age, organized by Department of Diplomacy and International Relations, Tamkang University, Taiwan.
3 November 2016: Dr. Luicy Pedroza from German Institute of Global and Area Studies and Research Fellow at GIGA- Institute of Latin American Studies (GIGA-Germany) came to visit MMC at Mahidol University to share research activities and discuss the possibility on research collaboration between the two institutes.
Dr. Sureeporn Punpuing, Dr. Dusita Phuengsamran, Dr. Aree Phrommoh and Ms. Pattraporn Chuenglertsiri participated in the workshop on Europe-South East Asia migration to build academic exchanges and research partnerships between Institute for Population and Social Research Mahidol, Sussex, National University Singapore (Dr. Brenda Yeoh) and Humboldt Berlin (Dr. Magdalena Nowicka). Specifically, on 17th March, the Sussex-Mahidol Migration Partnerships was launched officially. The events was also participated by Emeritus Professor Prof. Ronald Skeldon of the University of Sussex.