Mar 11, 2019
There are now several groups within Myanmar pushing for women’s rights - but this was not always the case. Dr Elisabeth Olivius, Senior Lecturer in Peace & Conflict Studies at Umea University explains her research on diaspora gender activists and issues relating to their return to Myanmar.
Mar 4, 2019
How did the Japanese Empire become so strong as to drive the British Empire from Burma in World War II? Dr Ryan Hartley, Associate Professor at Tokyo’s Tohoku University, explains the sequence of events leading to this momentous change. In doing so he considers that Burma was a "global blindspot" for the...