Oradi Inkhong


Oradi Inkhong is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at Cornell University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of ethnomusicology, diaspora studies, and Southeast Asian studies. Her dissertation research explores the making of diasporic music by ethnic Shan migrants living in Thailand. She conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and Shan State, Myanmar to understand the role of music in constructing and redefining the meaning of “home(s)” as a crucial component of Shan diasporic consciousness. Previously, Oradi received her BA in Journalism (Film and Photography) and her MA in Anthropology from Thammasat University, Thailand.