For centuries a cross roads of Asia, Myanmar has also suffered the attendant waves of epidemic and endemic disease.
Traumatic Pasts in Asia: The editors’ account
about 1 week ago
These case studies analyse both the psychological and communal effects of violence and natural disasters and how communities attempt to overcome their effects.
Profile: Hunter Marston on shifting from Buddhist philosophy to politics in Myanmar
about 1 week ago
"I saw for the first time that Buddhist philosophy was connected to daily struggles and politics at a very fundamental level."
Vale Dr Ni Win Zaw, Head, Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Yangon
about 2 weeks ago
Dr Ni Win Zaw’s vision and commitment to development of education will take considerable time to replace.
Politics first, economy second: a review of the 2021 Myanmar Economic Update
about 4 weeks ago
Throughout the update, the importance of targeting any sanctions imposed by the international community was also emphasised.
Citizens or foreigners? A socio-legal perspective on persecution of Rohingyas
about 1 month ago
The NUG needs to develop clear vision for a more equal and inclusive 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.