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Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok

On March 19th, 2018, Claudio Sopranzetti presented his anthropological work on Bangkok motorcycle taxi drivers and their role in urban politics at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Sopranzetti is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at All Souls College at the University of Oxford. He received his PhD in anthropology from Harvard University in 2013. He is the author of Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility and Politics in Bangkok (2017, University of California Press) and Red Journeys: Inside the Thai Red Shirts (2012, University of Washington Press). He is currently working on Awakened, an anthropological graphic novel on Thai politics.

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