Podcast - The Rohingya Crisis: "Myanmar's Enemy Within" with Francis Wade

In this podcast with NYSEAN partner Carnegie Council, Devin Stewart talks to author Francis Wade about the historical background to the persecution of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar and gives a first-hand account of the tragic situation now.

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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

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...

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Cecily D. Cook

Asian Cultural Council ccook@accny.org

Melissa Crouch

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Ashley Aye Aye Dun

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Thamora Fishel

Cornell Southeast Asia Program tfishel@cornell.edu

Chie Ikeya

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Chiang Mai University samakkosem@gmail.com

Naoko Kumada

Weatherhead East Asia Institute, Columbia University nk2781@columbia.edu

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Douglas Sanders

Institute of Human Rights, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. sanders_gwb@yahoo.ca

Devin Stewart

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Markus Taussig

Rutgers Business School markusdtaussig@gmail.com

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