Carnegie Council Podcast- Democracy and the Deep State in Myanmar

Devin Stewart and Maureen Aung-Thwin discuss Burma's transition to democracy. 

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Negotiating Change: Art from Societies in Transition

October 20, 2017 - 10:00am
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Negotiating Change: Art from Societies in Transition

October 20, 2017 - 10:00am
The Asia Society, 725 Park Ave

Negotiating Change: Art from Societies in Transition

October 20, 2017 - 10:00am
The Asia Society, 725 Park Ave

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University of Mandalay

News & Views

The New York Times
Hands Tied by Old Hope, Diplomats in Myanmar Stay Silent

Hands Tied by Old Hope, Diplomats in Myanmar Stay Silent

Why did the world — which promised “never again” after Rwanda and Bosnia, then Sudan and Syria — seemingly do so little to forestall an ethnic cleansing campaign by Myanmar’s military? And what...

Council on Foreign Relations
Women and Girls at Risk in the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Women and Girls at Risk in the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

 Mayesha Alam, a Soros New American Fellow, Yale Law School Global Health Justice Partnership Fellow, and Ph.D. candidate in political science at Yale University,...

EPW
Rohingya Crisis: Focus on 'Intolerant Religion' Disregards Complex Moral and Policy Challenges

Rohingya Crisis: Focus on 'Intolerant Religion' Disregards Complex Moral and Policy Challenges

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, a professor at Northwestern University, argues that identifying religious difference and discrimination as the main culprits in the Rohingya crisis masks the economic and...

Nikkei Asian Review
Why Aung San Suu Kyi remains unbowed

Why Aung San Suu Kyi remains unbowed

Gwen Robinson of the Nikkei Asian Review interviews Aung San Suu Kyi on the international outcry on the military crackdown on the Rohingya in Rakhine State. She is unbowed. 

Nikkei Asian Review
Myths and realities behind the Rakhine crisis

Myths and realities behind the Rakhine crisis

Gwen Robinson explores the myths and realities behind the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, especially for Aung San Suu Kyi, who has little power over the military.

Brookings
No Simple Solution to the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

No Simple Solution to the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

"The world has no effective mechanisms for solving these problems. The best it seems able to do is to provide token amounts of humanitarian assistance to the innocent victims of these conflicts,"...

Carnegie Council Podcast- Democracy and the Deep State in Myanmar

Devin Stewart and Maureen Aung-Thwin discuss Burma's transition to democracy. 

Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar

Matthew Walton, author of Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar, speaks with New Books in Southeast Asian Studies

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