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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.

Dec 19, 2017

How is the incumbent government managing the symbolic recognition of Myanmar's non-Bama inhabitants? Cecile Medail, PhD Candidate at the University of New South Wales, discusses her thesis and the case study of Bridgegate: the naming of a bridge linking Mawlamyine and Chaungzon townships after Myanmar’s independence hero General Aung San, which took place against mass Mon popular opinion and fierce protests.