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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.

Feb 28, 2018

How and why have the last twelve months been so challenging for journalism in Myanmar? Is the country backsliding dangerously? Tom Kean and Sean Gleeson of Frontier Myanmar dissect trends and discuss the situation for press freedom in 2018.

Feb 24, 2018

What does "heritage" mean in downtown Yangon in 2018 and what are the forces at play in "developing" or "preserving" the city? David Ney discusses his Masters thesis research, which involved in-depth interviews with residents of the city's old buildings, in the latest episode of Myanmar Musings.

Feb 19, 2018

Who grows tomatoes in Myanmar, what is their nature as a commodity and how is aquaculture and land connected to ethnicity? Anthea Snowsill, PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the Australian National University, asks these questions and more as she sets off for 18 months of fieldwork at Inle Lake.