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Carnegie Council Podcasts on Burma, Cambodia, and The Philippines

In Cambodia, 'democracy' is just a term...

Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar

Matthew Walton joins New Books in Southeast Asian Studies to talk about Buddhist ideas of...

New Books Network Podcasts on Southeast Asia

The New York Southeast Asia Network is partnering with the New Books Network, a consortium of podcasts, and will offer links to its podcast on books about Southeast Asia. The podcast is dedicated...

The New Yorker
The Murder of an Honorable Lawyer in Myanmar

The Murder of an Honorable Lawyer in Myanmar

On January 29th, Ko Ni, sixty-three years old, was assassinated at the airport in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. He had just returned from a democracy conference in Indonesia and was waiting for...

Nikkei Asian Review
Rakhine conflict changes Myanmar's game

Rakhine conflict changes Myanmar's game

Gwen Robinson explain how the international outcry over the escalating military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims puts fresh pressure on Myanmar's de facto leader and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi...

Nikkei Asian Review
US move on Myanmar sanctions sparks jubilation, dismay

US move on Myanmar sanctions sparks jubilation, dismay

Gwen Robinson delves into what the lifting of sanctions means for Aung San Suu Kyi, her relationship with the still powerful military and for Myanmar's economy. She analyses the reasons for...

The New York Times
Myanmar Peace Talks Begin, High in Symbolism and in Skepticism

Myanmar Peace Talks Begin, High in Symbolism and in Skepticism

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Interview: On the United Nations and Youth Policy in Myanmar

It is often difficult for members of local organisations to voice their concerns, especially about the shortcomings of international aid agency approaches. They may rely on funding partnerships,...

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Ashley Aye Aye Dun

New York University aad518@nyu.edu Member

Chie Ikeya

Rutgers University chie.ikeya@rutgers.edu

Samak Kosem

Chiang Mai University samakkosem@gmail.com

DC Lammerts

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Pam McElwee

Rutgers University New Brunswick pdmcelwee@gmail.com Member

Mary Thuy Pham

Harvard University, Columbia University mary.pham@columbia.edu Coordinator

Devin Stewart

Carnegie Council dstewart@cceia.org Member

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