For centuries a cross roads of Asia, Myanmar has also suffered the attendant waves of epidemic and endemic disease.
New friends, old enemies: Politics of Ethnic Armed Organisations after the Myanmar Coup
about 7 days ago
Has the coup has brought these groups closer together or deepened disunity, and reduced the likelihood of the formation of the federal army?
In limbo: Migrant workers struggle with the Myanmar coup and COVID-19
about 1 week ago
As their travel documents expire Myanmar migrants risk becoming undocumented and excluded from legal protections by shortcomings in both Myanmar and Thai migration policies.
Split within the sangha: divergent responses towards the Myanmar coup
about 3 weeks ago
Buddhist nationalism, allegiances to the people and anti-Islamic sentiment complicate monks' attitudes.
Exhibition: Fighting Fear #whatshappeninginmyanmarnow
about 1 month ago
...an outpouring of passionate anger and disappointment, and a hardening resolve not to be cowed.
Containing conflict and pandemic in Myanmar: an urgent mission
about 2 months ago
ASEAN has raised the bar for pushing dialogue in Myanmar: it will be a test for ASEAN's credibility to implement the consensus for real change in Myanmar.
Illiberalism in Myanmar
မြန်မာနိုင်ငံရှိ တင်းမာသောအမြင်သဘောထားနှင့် ဒီမိုကရေစီလှည့်စားမှုများ - ဖွဲ့စည်းပုံအခြေခံဥပဒေပြင်ဆင်ခြင်းအား နိုင်ငံရေးစွမ်းဆောင်မှုအဖြစ် အသုံးချခြင်း
Myanmar's symbiotic civil-military authoritarianism is the root of its political failures and its ethnic tensions.
Authoritarian successor parties can be an important part of democratic consolidation, so we shouldn’t necessarily welcome a weak USDP.
Andrew Selth's recollections of the hazards of the rumour mill in Ne Win-era Myanmar.
Scholars and activists discuss the region's persistent struggles with democracy at a recent ANU conference.
Despite recent attacks by the Northern Alliance, Myanmar's military has extended its unilateral ceasefire.
Recent experience suggests that once Myanmar sees itself as isolated and victimised, it can be much harder to influence to change its approach on the Rohingya.
Human rights and heritage sites in Myanmar: An irreconcilable juxtaposition or a productive conversation?
What does world heritage inscription means in a country where human rights abuses are ongoing.
Exploring possible paths to justice for crimes against the Rohingya.
With the expulsion of the Rohingya largely a fait accompli, the world must face up to engaging with a very different Myanmar.
Brutal violence and nasty racist politics have a long history in Myanmar. To survive, people compartmentalise.
Where to now for Myanmar Studies? New Mandala co-founder Nicholas Farrelly reflects on a rapidly changing field.
A reflection on China-Myanmar relations ahead of Xi Jinping’s visit on 17 January 2020.
Destructive cycles of crop booms carve deep cracks in SEA societies, cultures and landscapes.
A glimpse into the current state of mother tongue education and its connections to the broader ethnic reconciliation process.