April 4th Sunday WBU Forum

Programme :        WBU SUNDAY FORUM                                          

Topic :                    “From  Wealth To Well – Beings and Nibbanas Eventually”

Date & Time :       April 4, 2553(2010), 12:00 – 13.30 : P.M.             

Speaker :               Dr. Apichai Puntasen


Personal Data Of Speaker : Dr. Apichai Puntasen

      Date of Birth :  Sept. 25, 1942        Place of Birth:  Nakhonrajasima Thailand

Academic Training

      B.A. (Econ.)             Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University                                1962

      M.A. (Econ.)            Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee                                   1967

      Ph.D. (Econ.)           Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee                                   1973

Fields of Specialization

      Quantitative Economics, Development Economics, Rural Development, Human Resources, Economics of Natural Resources and Environment, Political Economy, Buddhist Economics and Sufficiency Economy.

Visiting Fellowship

Visiting Professor, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan, 1994-1995.

Visiting Professor, Centre for East and South-East Asia Studies, Lund University, Sweden, April-July 1999.


Professional Experience

      1996                      Professor, Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University.

      1999                      Director : PhD. Programme  in Integrated Sciences,

                             Thammasat University.

      2001                      Eminent Professor of Buddhist Economics, Thammasat University

      2003-2008             Dean of the Faculty of Management Science, Ubon Rajathanee University.

      2003                      until present    Director of Rural and Social Management Institute



Location :

Meeting Room, the World Buddhist University, 3rd floor, WFB Headquarters Bldg., in Benjasiri Park, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok, Time : 12.00-13.30 pm. All are welcome to join the programme free of charge. For more information, please call 02-258-0369 to -0373, fax 02-258-0372, or see http://www.worldbuddhistuniversity.com

The WBU shares the same building with the WFB (World Fellowship of Buddhists), and can be found by our maps below. It is on the third floor. The WBU is open most office hours, and the building can be entered from the rear of the building from the Soi. The front gate that faces the park is generally locked, but there is access to walk through to the rear.

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    WFB/WBU Building   Wide area Skytrain map

All are welcome to join the programme free of charge

For more information, please call 02-258-0369-73 Fax.02-258-0372.  www.worldbuddhistuniversity.com E- mail : wbucentre@gmail.com or sriubol85@hotmail.com