TAI CULTURE is an international academic review that is dedicated to the study of Tai peoples in Southeast Asia. Concerning the fact that the Tai peoples do not only live in Thailand, but have spread over Southeast Asia and even settle in parts of India and China, this review deals with various geographic regions such as Vietnam, Laos, Burma, Assam, Thailand, Cambodia and others. TAI CULTURE was initiated by SEACOM southeast asia communication centre Berlin in the year 1996 as a journal that was published twice a year until 2002. In 2003 we decided to publish TAI CULTURE as a series, which appears at least once per year. This new form is more flexible to respond to certain events like conferences or research projects.
TAI CULTURE presents articles written by experts on history, anthropology, sociology, arts, comparative religion, linguistics, literature, economy, education and other fields of inquiry. Topics vary from historical reflections to problems of modern life. Issues of TAI CULTURE include illustrations and colour photographs. Texts are mainly written in English; exceptionally other languages are French and German. For a detailed information, please have a look at the
The issues, generally, are dedicated to a special theme, as for example religion, community
rights, law, administration etc. Therefore, the editor aspires an intensive co-operation with guest editors
disciplines. Authors and guest editors are invited to produce a special volume of TAI CULTURE series at any time, this may be your own monograph of
common interest to Tai studies, or consist of the results of your work as a guest editor in compiling a special volume together with many authors.
Please use this opportunity to publish and distribute your works at low price (no cost for you) under the name of the prestigous institution of TAI CULTURE Series.