The crisis erupted on November 25. Political unrest in Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok forced the closure of the two airports - Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang as anti-government protestors from the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) rioted on the streets. Their demand: that the Prime Minister of Thailand Somchai Wongsawat step down.
Be it sitting on a panel with eminent literary scholars, teaching Shakespeare to fresh-faced 16-year-olds or singing his heart out on stage or at mass – one thing marks him out as “different”.
The endearing quality that many great academics lack is ingrained in this professor who needs no introduction.