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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.

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Jan 6, 2021

What is Myanmar's culture of giving and how does the gift work to maintain social bonds in rural Myanmar? Dr Hiroko Kawanami, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK, discusses her recently published book with Bloomsbury Academic Press, “The Culture of Giving in Myanmar: Buddhist Offerings, Reciprocity and Interdependence” (2020).