18 students from North Carolina State University, University of California at Merced, Washington State University, Eckerd College, State University of New York participating in Archaeology Summer Field School 2017 at Lopburi, Thailand
SUMMER FIELD SCHOOL 2017
Follow the route in Lopburi – Ayutthaya according to Buppesannivas (Love and Destiny, a Thai period drama)
The Faculty of Archeology, Silpakorn University, held a short course entitled “Follow the route in Lopburi – Ayutthaya according to Buppesannivas (Love and Destiny, a Thai period drama)”. The course aimed to increase the general public’s understanding of history, handcrafts and culture from the historical areas of Lopburi and Ayutthaya.
The project was held on April 29th , 2018 and included 50 participants in total. There were academic lecturers at historically important places, such as Wat Phra Sri Ratana Mahathat ( Lopburi province ), Somdet Phra Narai National Museum, the Royal House for the reception of ambassador (Ban Wichayen), Wat Ayothaya (Derm Temple), Chao sam Phraya National Museum, and Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Four expert lecturers narrated the historical stories including Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rungrot Thamrungraeng, Asst.Prof.Dr. Prabhassara Chuvichean, Asst.Prof.Dr. Rongroj Piromanukul and Ms. Chanvir Somprida who writes under the pen name Rom Phaeng and who is the author of Buppesannivas (Love Destiny) which was the inspiration for this academic excursion.