ICIRD 2013 Two-Day Field Trip: “Life Quality of Unskilled Migrant Workers in Thailand”

When: 24 August 2013 | 00:00 - 00:00

Where: Samut Songkram and Samut Sakorn Province, Thailand


Saturday, 24 August - Sunday, 25 August, 2013 (two-day and one-night trip)


Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN), Muang District, Samut Songkram/Samut Sakorn Province, Thailand

Proposed Schedule

Saturday, 24 August 2013

08:00    Depart from Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University
10:00    Arrive at of Labour Rights Promotion Network Foundation (LPN), Samut Sakorn Province
            - Welcome by Mr.Sompong Srakaew, Director of LPN
            - Overview on “Unskilled Migrant Workers’ Lives in Thailand”
12:00    Lunch
13:00    Field-site visit of Burmese workers’ lives in Samut Sakorn Province
15:30    Discussion of field-site visit
16:00    Depart to Plai-nam Ampawa Guesthouse, Samut Songkram Province
17:00    Free Time
18:00    Dinner
19:00    Talking on “ Local Way of Life in Ampawa Community”

Sunday, 25 August 2013

07:00    Walking tour in the community
08:00    Breakfast
09:00    Visit local coconut -palm sugar factory
10:00    Discussion on Burmese Labours in Thai agricultural production By a Thai farmer and a Burmese migrant worker
12:00    Lunch
13:00    Visit Three local floating markets in Ampawa District
16:00    Depart to Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University

Participation Fee

50 USD / 1,500 Thai Baht per participant (including transportation, lunch and accommodation)
Note: The fee should be paid when registering for the conference online.

Additional Information

Maximum Number of Participants: 40 persons
Note: Application will be accepted on a first-come and first-served basis.


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