Managing challenges during Myanmar’s transition

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‘Managing Challenges During Myanmar’s Transition’ explores the impact of the period of transition on Myanmar society. The conference focusses on current research that engages with the effects of policy change across social, political and economic spheres. Speakers from Myanmar, Australia and China will address a wide range of topics, indicative of the active research environment that currently exists in Myanmar.

Presented by University of Yangon, The Australian National University Myanmar Research Centre and Yunnan University Institute of Myanmar Studies.

The event is supported by the International Development Research Centre, Canada, and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

A full conference program is available below.

Conference Conveners:

  • Professor Chaw Chaw Sein (University of Yangon)
  • Dr Charlotte Galloway (Australian National University)
  • Associate Professor Zhu Xianghui (Yunnan University)

Event details



Keynote speaker: Dr Sean Turnell Special Economic Consultant to Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Director of Research, Myanmar Development Institute

Date & time

Start date: Friday 5 July 2019

End date: Saturday 6 July 2019



Arts Halll, University of Yangon, Pyay Rd, Yangon 11041, Myanmar


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