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Myanmar Musings

Myanmar Musings is the world's leading podcast with researchers and thinkers on issues relating to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this show are those of the interviewees/guests and do not necessarily accord with those of the host or the Myanmar Research Centre.

Apr 2, 2021

It is a dynamic time in Myanmar politics, with suffering on the streets and conflict at the highest levels - including over the very Constitution of the country. In this podcast Melissa Crouch, Professor in the Faculty of Law and Justice at the University of New South Wales, discusses her book on the 2008 Constitution...


Mar 11, 2021

Join Tom Kean and Ben Dunant of Frontier Myanmar, the premier English-language journalism organisation in the country, as they discuss the changes in Myanmar's politics since February 1 through the lens of press freedom. It's a whole new world for the people and the press in Myanmar, as the tug of war continues between...


Feb 22, 2021

What is the future of rebel politics in Myanmar? Talking three weeks after major political convulsions at the centre of the Myanmar state, Dr David Brenner, Lecturer at the Department of International Relations at the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, discusses his book Rebel Politics: A...


Feb 18, 2021

Join us for an elaboration on collaborative museum exhibitions with Dr Georg Noack, Senior Curator for South and Southeast Asia, at the Linden-Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. Georg worked with the Kayan and Kayaw communities in Kayah State to develop a new exhibition both in person and online that focuses on the...


Feb 2, 2021

Recorded on January 13, 2021, this episode focuses on the life of U Dhammaloka, a fascinating figure in Myanmar history. Born on the Emerald Isle and ordained in the Golden Land, U Dhammaloka's story and contribution to Burmese and imperial politics and global Buddhism is the subject of a new book by Dr Alicia...