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Project Collaborator

Try Thuon

Lecturer and Researcher; Fellow, Center for Khmer Studies Royal University of Phnom Penh


Try Thuon received his PhD in Social Sciences from Chiang Mai University. His research interests include resource politics, water governance, urban climate resilience, informal settlements, urban heritages. His dissertation examines the politic of space making and resilience practices in Cambodia secondary towns under the context of urbanization, ASEAN Economic Integration and climate changes impact.

To learn more about Try Thuon's research and publications, please see his profile page at ResearchGate.


A cyclist stands in the street at Central Market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Becoming Urban: Understanding the Urban Transformation of Migrants to Phnom Penh

2020 – 2024