Events

15
Mar
2019

Menzies Library tour - Myanmar collections

Nithiwadee Chitravas, ANU Menzies Library

Come and explore the Myanmar collections, which make up part of the Asia Pacific resources available at the ANU Library.

Join us for an insight into the collections as well as an overview of the resources available in the RG Menzies Library.

ANU Menzies Library

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15
Mar
2019

Book launch: The Constitution of Myanmar

Nick Cheesman, and Björn Dressel, ANU; Melissa Crouch, University of New South Wale.

This seminar will launch the book The Constitution of Myanmar.

The Constitution of Myanmar book cover

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14
Mar
2019

Let’s taste Burmese language

Dr Yuri Takahashi, Burmese program convenor, ANU

Burmese is the official language of Myanmar and is used as the main lingua-franca in the country, as well as in Burmese communities worldwide. Based on the university’s long-term friendship, in 2016 ANU established the Burmese course, consisting of four language levels which offers a minor degree. This course will equip students not only with a skill of...

ANU anthropology PhD candidate, Dinith Adikari (left), and Burmese program convenor, Dr Yuri Takahashi, take part in a bilingual storytelling activity at the Canberra Moon Festival on 26 September 2018.

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14
Mar
2019

Workshop: Myanmar studies get intensive

Myanmar Update presenters plus many more.

Capitalising on the presence at the Australian National University of leading and emerging country experts for the Myanmar Update 2019: Living with Myanmar (15-16 March), this one-day workshop will offer intensive instruction on researching, writing and talking about Myanmar today. Presenters in the Update will join academics from the ANU for a series of...

Street in Myanmar

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10
Nov
2018

Myanmar transformed?Probing change and continuity in contemporary Myanmar

Ben Belton, Michigan State University, Lwin Cho Latt, International Relations Department at University of Yangon; Gerard McCarthy, ANU Myanmar Research Centre; Si Thura, Community Partners International, Myanmar; and Matthew Walton,University of Toronto

The triumph of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy at the 2015 election was supposed to mark the consolidation of a reformist trajectory for Myanmar society. What has followed has not been so straightforward. This panel discussion, featuring authors of the recently released Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) publication ‘...

U Bein Bridge in Amarapura, Myanmar

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