Events

28
Feb
2017

Publication trends in Myanmar and reading promotion efforts

Dr Thant Thaw Kaung

Myanmar is gaining a lot of opportunity to promote knowledge through public libraries as one of the last countries re-engaged to the world with newly elected democratic government after six decades of authoritarian rule. At the same time, it is facing numerous challenges ranging from the lack of infrastructure to human resource capacity.

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24
Feb
2017

Infections and hygiene behaviours in Myanmar

Eindra Aung; Thida Lay Thwe; Nyein Nyein Hlaing

This study is the first molecular epidemiological study in Myanmar to examine intestinal worm infections among schoolchildren in Phyu Township. The study explores knowledge, attitude and behaviours on water, sanitation and hygiene practices.

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22
Nov
2016

Des Ball Memorial Service

Various

For many decades Professor Des Ball was a linchpin of Myanmar focussed research at The Australian National University. His studies of the Myanmar-Thailand borderlands, captured in four major books and many other publications, were utterly unique.

Picture of Professor Des Ball

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10
Nov
2016

"Conflict in Myanmar" book launch

Michael Wesley

Nicholas Farrelly, Director of the ANU Myanmar Research Centre will give a presentation, addressing the book’s themes: war, politics and religion in Myanmar’s current political environment.

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31
Oct
2016

Explaining Myanmar’s transitional Hluttaw: from rubber stamp to hostile legislature

Chit Win

This doctoral research questions the role of Myanmar’s legislature (the Hluttaw) during the country’s transition from military rule. While transitional legislatures are essential institutions for entrenching democracy by providing legitimacy and by constraining the executive, they face two main constraints: legislative autonomy and institutional capacity...

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