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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.

Jan 22, 2019

What challenges are Myanmar's journalists facing for the year ahead in 2019 and how has the past year fared for press freedom? Two journalists from Frontier Myanmar, Tom Kean and Ben Dunant, make the case for cautious optimism amid conspicuous ongoing crackdowns and the recent jailing of practitioners Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa...

Jan 2, 2019

Dr Carol Ann Boshier, Research Associate at SOAS at the University of London and author of the book Mapping Cultural Nationalism: The Scholars of the Burma Research Society, 1910–1935, discusses the work of the Burma Research Society in the early twentieth century and how hegemonic Bama ideas were prioritised in its...