Tim Rackett is currently an Associate Professor at HELP University,Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He taught and lived in Thailand for 14 years researching forms of rule and truth-telling, ethics, the politics and powers of Thai Buddhism, religious nationalism and governmentality. He has presented papers on the Southern Thai conflict for UNESCO and The Global Movement of Moderates and has two recent articles in the Journal of Religion and Violence on Buddhist nationalism and violence and a critical assessment of Michael K. Jerryson's Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand (2011).
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