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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.

Oct 5, 2020

How do Bama Buddhists conceptualise social relations, prestige and gender difference? In an episode primed for outsiders trying to understand mainstream Myanmar culture, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas, Ward Keeler, discusses his book The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and its Others in Buddhist Burma, published in 2017 by the University of Hawai’i Press.