Events

11
Oct
2018

2018 Thadingyut @ ANU

ANU Burmese Program and ANU Myanmar Student Association

The full moon day of the month of THADINGYUT is approaching (24th of Oct for this year). The three month long Buddhist Lent will be over soon. Let’s celebrate together this Myanmar’s traditional festival at ANU. Come along and enjoy!

Hpaung Daw U Pagoda at Shan State, Myanmar

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21
May
2018

Understanding Myanmar today: launch of Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar

Dr Nicholas Farrelly, Dr Charlotte Galloway, Dr Su Mon Thazin Aung, Gerard McCarthy, and Dr Jacqueline Menager. Discussant comments by Professor Michael Wesley

This panel discussion brings together authors from the recent Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar (ed. Simpson, Holliday and Farrelly) to describe the political, economic, and cultural dimensions of this crucial period of transition in Myanmar and launch this important new publication.

Palacio de Mandalay and book cover

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21
May
2018

Governing change: Myanmar’s executive policymaking in transition (2011-2018)

Dr Su Mon Thazin Aung, Institute for Strategy and Policy Myanmar

This seminar addresses the research question: how has policymaking taken place in Myanmar’s transitional governments after the end of the military junta as the ‘central policymaking device’? Establishing structures and processes for effective policymaking is critical to providing guidance for government policy makers, most of whom are grappling with many...

Dr Su Mon Thazin Aung

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20
Mar
2018

Myanmar and North Korea: Divergent Paths

Dr Andray Abrahamian, Adjunct Research Fellow, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University

Registration is free and essential on Eventbrite The stories of North Korea and Myanmar (Burma) are two of Asia’s most difficult. For decades they were infamous as the region’s most militarized and repressed, self-isolated and under sanctions by the international community while, from Singapore to Japan, the rest of Asia saw historic wealth creation....

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22
Jan
2018

The Mon in Myanmar - 2018 and Beyond

Keynote - Dr Ashley South, Chiang Mai University

On Monday 22nd January 2018, a special one-day conference in Canberra, Australia will take stock of the socio-political shifts, cultural dynamism and aspirations of Mon people in Myanmar/Burma and in diaspora communities across the globe.

After decades of intractable ethno-national conflict, military rule and economic stagnation, in the last five...

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