Dr. Kathleen Ford, University of Michigan, USA visited and had a meeting with Dr. Aree Jampaklay and Dr. Aphichat Chamratrithirong, Mahidol researchers of the project on Migration Conflict, Religiosity and Mental Health in the Three Southernmost Province of Thailand” funded by the Thai government. The 6-day workshop on data analysis (July 6-12, 2017) at Baan Siriporn Resort, Ampawa, Samutsongkhram. A half-day Research Seminar (July 24, 2017) at Srabua Room, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, attended by seven senior staff of Mahidol University and Professor Jaruwat Songmueng from Fatoni University, Pattani.
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.