13th International

Burma Studies Conference

Distant Past(s), Latest News: Scholarly Insights on Burma/Myanmar

August 3-5, 2018

Bangkok

Conference Program

www.13ibsc2018.com/panels

Last updated: 29 July 2018


LOCATIONS

Conference Hotel

PULLMAN BANGKOK GRANDE SUKHUMVIT

(located opposite the Siam Society on Asoke)

30 Sukhumvit 21 Asoke Road

10110 BANGKOK

THAILAND

Siam Society

131 Soi 21, Asoke (Sukhumvit) Road,

10110 BANGKOK

THAILAND

http://www.siam-society.org/about/contact.html

PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS

Thursday August 4

14:00

17:00

Pre-Registration

At Siam Society (just across Pullman Hotel)

Foyer area outside the auditorium

15:00, 15:30, & 16:00

Tours of the Siam Society

                   During the pre-registration hours, the Society is delighted to provide a brief tour around its ground covering the

                   introduction of Kham Thieng house (Lanna heritage house) and a quick walk up to its library. The tour is

                   expected to last about 30-40 mins.

                   Tours will be on a first-come first-served basis and can accommodate up to 20 people each.


Friday August 3

8:00

12:00

Registration of Conference Participants

3rd Floor

9:00

10:30

Opening Ceremony

***

Keynote Speakers - Dr. M.R. Rujaya Abhakorn (SEAMO SPAFA), Daw Moe Thuzar (ISEAS),  U Myo Thant (ADB/Parami Institute)

Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

10:30

10:40

Coffee and Tea Break (4th Floor)

Friday

August 3

Morning

Grand Ballroom

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1

 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2

(3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

 (4th Floor)

Panel #1

Panel #2

Panel #3

Panel #4

Panel #5

Constructing the Political in Myanmar: Reflections on the Field through the Scholarship of Robert H. Taylor

Organizer & Moderator:

Maitrii Aung-Thwin

Women of Myanmar/Burma: Voices, Vocations, and Visions

 Moderator:

Hilary Faxon

From Crawfurd to Luce: Towards a Genealogy of Colonial Historiography in Burma and Beyond

Organizer & Moderator:

Patrick McCormick

The Burden/Benefit of (Our) History- Precarity and Youth in Contemporary Myanmar

Organizer & Moderator:

Mike Griffiths

Pyu Cities and Bagan: New Insights, New Initiatives

Moderator:

Julian Wheatley

10:40

10:55

Tin Maung Maung Than

Myanmar State and Taylor’s “State in Myanmar”

Hilary Faxon &

Pyo Let Han

Who Are Myanmar’s Female Farmers?

Patrick McCormick

Luce and the Creation of the Mons

as a Historical Subject

Justine Chambers

Coming of Age in Hpa-An:

Navigating A More Cosmopolitan Morality

Julian Wheatley

Pyu Inscriptions on Molded Tablets:

A Way Forward?

11:00

11:15

Maung Aung Myoe

Sayar Robert H. Taylor and the Myanmar Armed Forces

Rachelle Saruya

Forging Monastic Careers:

Buddhist Nuns and their Experiences

with the Scriptural Examinations

Stephen Lee Keck

The Descent from Diplomacy:

The Emergence of British Colonial

Historiography in Burma

Mya Thida Soe & War War Pyone

Roadmaps: Pathways to Adulthood

of Street and Working Children in Mandalay

Charlotte Galloway

Protecting Cultural Heritage in Myanmar

11:20

11:35

Kyaw Yin Hlaing

How Prof. R. Taylor and His Myanmar Audience Influenced Each Other

Sandi Sein Thein

“The New Burmese Women’’ –

Redefining the Modernity with Technology

Thanapas Dejpawuttikul

Colonial Burmese History

in Early Modern Thai Historiography:

The Theory of the Migration of the Tai Race

Pwint Hlwar &

Nyein Chan Oo

Religious Teachings or Family Pressure? Comparative Case Studies of Drug Avoidance amongst Youth from two Myanmar Cities

Liu Yun

A New Historical Perspective of the Chinese Inscription of Bagan

11:40

11:55

Maitrii Aung-Thwin

A Political Scientist Among the Historians:

Political Biography as Myanmar History in the Work of Robert H. Taylor

Mon Mon Myat

Politics as a Vocation

Aung San Suu Kyi: Politician or Activist

Aye Aye Aung &

 Lei Kay Thi

Dying Tradition or Living Truth?

Traditional Festivals of The Yinbaw Ethnic Group of Kayah State, Northeast Myanmar

12:00

12:15

Ang Cheng Guan

Robert Taylor and Myanmar Studies: A Review

Lisa Brooten

“The Lady” Re-Presented:

Media and the Gendered Politics of Myanmar’s Transition

Mike Griffiths

Furnival’s Folly: Intersectionality and Youth Identity Construction in Contemporary Myanmar

12:30

13:30

Lunch Break (on your own)

Friday

August 3

Afternoon

Ballroom 1

(4th Floor)

Ballroom 2

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

(4th Floor)

Panel #6

Panel #7

Panel #8

Panel #9A

Panel #10

Panel #11A

Myanmar/Burma-

India Connections and Border Affairs

Moderator:

Lindsay Stubbs

Myanmar/Burma on the Global Stage and in Global Affairs

Moderator:

Enze Han

Myanmar's Political and Economic Transition under NLD's Leadership and its Future Prospects

Moderator:

Ian Holliday

Local Responses to the British Colonial Administration of Burma

Moderator:

Takahiro Iwaki

Non-Burman Languages and their Contact with Burmese/Myanmar Language

Moderator:

Mathias Jenny

Visual Culture in Bagan

Moderator:

Arsenio Nicolas

13:30

13:45

Amrita Dey

Kolkata-Myanmar Relations: Possibilities and Challenges

Enze Han

International Condemnation and China’s Enticement: Myanmar’s Foreign Policy Predicament

Zaw Htet Aung

Pro-Business Circles vs. Individual & Civil Rights – A Perspective on Land Rights in Myanmar

Takahiro Iwaki

Suspension, Reinstatement, and Dismissal: The Experience of a Burmese

Clerk and the Colonial Administration in the Late Nineteenth Century

Phyu Phyu Win

Danu, a ‘Non-standard’ Variety of Burmese, Burmese Dialect or Ethnic Minority Language?

Pyiet P. Kyaw & Arsenio Nicolas

Musical Instruments Illustrated on Bagan Monuments and Temples,

11th to the 13th Century, CE.

13:50

14:05

Deba Kumar Chakraborty

The Potentialities and Constraints of Border Tourism Development along the Indo-Myanmar Border

Pinitbhand Paribatra

The Roles of International Actors in Myanmar’s Democratization Process

(2008-2015)

Richard Roewer

Understanding the NLD’s Approach of Reduced Confrontation with the

Military

Hitomi Fujimura

Baptist Karen Intellectuals’ Pursuit of Official Recognition in British

Burma: Participation in the 1881 Census and the Formation of the KNA

Rikker Dockum

Basic Word Order in Tai Khamti:

Language Contact with Burmese

Sally Bamford

Imagery of the Inside Thirty-Seven Lords at the Shwezigon, Bagan

14:10

14:25

Lindsay Stubbs & Pundarik Mukhopadhaya

A Potential Rail Link

between Burma and India

Mary Mostafanezhad & Robert Norum

From Silk Road to Belt Road:

Internet, Infrastructure and the Political

Ecology of Livelihood Transition in Burma and Thailand

Khin Maung Nyo

Political Economy of Economic Reform in Myanmar Since 2016

Panel #9B

André Müller

Diglossia in Jinghpaw Kachin and the Decay of Grammatical Complexity

Tint Lwin

Cultural Heritage of Paintings

of the Abeyadanar Temple in Bagan

Film Screening

Emily Hong & Mariangela Mihai Jordan

Glimmers of Subjectivity:

Karen Women and the Refugee Experience

14:30

14:45

Anup Shekhar Chakraborty

The Zo hnahthlak and the ‘Burma mi’ in Mizoram

Shae Frydenlund

Rohingya Women’s Labor and the Political Economy of Displacement

Ian Holliday

Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Keisuke Huziwara

The Autonym of Kadu in Burma

and Related Place Names

Panel #11B

Re-Visiting Ne Win

and Ne Win’s Period

Moderator:

Martin Michalon

Myint Zan

Two Recent Biographies of Ne Win and Enver Hoxha Juxtaposed and Contrasted

14:50

15:05

Mathias Jenny

What’s in a “Word”?

The Hidden Burmanization of the Mon Language

Martin Michalon

Sightseeing in

Ne Win’s Burma:

Glimpse into a Forgotten History

15:20

15:35

Coffee and Tea Break (3rd & 4th Floor)

Friday

August 3

Afternoon

Ballroom 1

(4th Floor)

Ballroom 2

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

(4th Floor)

Panel #12

Panel #13

Panel #14

Panel #15

Panel #16

Panel #17

New Approaches to Old Problems: Armed Actors and Conflicts in the New Myanmar

Organizer & Moderator:

John Buchanan

Localizing Economic and Political Models and Practices

Moderator:

Tamas Wells

Claiming the “Interstices”:

The Evolving Social Dimensions of Human-Land Relationships in Contemporary Myanmar

Organizers & Moderators:

 C. Allaverdian &

M. Boutry

Myanmar/Burma, its Society and Links to the Wider World in the Middle to Late Modern Period

Moderator:

Adrien Marest

Decentralization in Myanmar:

Challenges, Constitutional Framework and Visions for the Future

Organizer: Mael Raynaud

Moderator:

 Moe Thuzar

Portraying Myanmar/Burma and its Diversity through Brush Strokes and Camera Shots

Moderator:

Carmín Berchiolly

15:35

15:50

John Buchanan

Burma’s Conflicts:

A Subnational Approach to Understanding Patterns of Militarized Violence

Prateep Chayalee

The Yangon School of Economics and the Rise of Burma: Review the Past for Sustainable Present and Future of Myanmar

U San Thein & J.C.Diépart

Large-Scale Land Acquisitions

for Agricultural Development in Myanmar:

Genealogy and Contemporary Issues

Adrien Marest

The Importance of the Kingdoms of Ava and Pegu for European Trading

Companies in the 18th Century

Tinzar Htun

The 2008 Constitution and Decentralization

Khin Lay Maung

A Survey of the 101 Peoples Depicted in Mural Paintings with a Focus on the Irrawaddy and Chindwin Rivers (17th to 18th. C)

15:55

16:10

Andrew Ong

Navigating Liminality:

United Wa State Army (UWSA) Political Practice 2014-2018

Motohiko Osuka

Use of Electoral Lens to Promote Human Rights in Burma: Lessons from the Past General Elections of 1990, 2010 and 2015

Céline Allaverdian

The New Land Front:

Land Allocations at the Interstices

Khin Thidar

Reconsidering King Badon’s Exertions

on Buddhism in Myanmar in the

Late 18th and Early 19th Century

Kim Jolliffe

Ethnic Armed Organisation Governance

and the Building of a Federal Union

Marie-Pierre Mol

Ethnic Minorities in Myanmar Art:

From Anthropology to Politics

16:15

16:30

David Scott Mathieson

A War of Words.

The Strategy of Insurgent Public Relations in Burma/Myanmar

Amy Doffegnies &

Tamas Wells

The ‘Vernacularisation’ of Human Rights in Myanmar

Maxime Boutry

Land Titling Warfare and Dominion:

Post-Conflict Territorialisation Processes and Livelihoods Changes in Eastern Myanmar Borderland

Nant Aye Saw Nwe

Socio-Economic Conditions

under King Badon (1782-1819)

Maw Htun

Challenges and Avenues

for Natural Resources Federalism

Carmín Berchiolly

Capturing Burma:

Reactivating Colonial Photographic Images through The British Raj’s Gaze

16:35

16:50

Kyungmee Kim

Political Legacy and Implications of Rebel Governance in the Time of Transition

Ngu Wah Win

Gender Equality in Myanmar:

Localizing Economic Models to Decompose Gaps

Kevin Woods

“Conflict Rubber” and Military-State Making in a Post-War Context in Southeastern Myanmar

Nicolas Salem-Gervais

Language Policy and Decentralisation: Opportunities, Prospects and Challenges to the Teaching of Ethnic Languages in Public Schools: Nation-Wide Issues and the Kengtung Region Case-Study

Anthea Snowsill

Commodifying Culture:

Exploring the Temporalities of Cultural Production and Photography Tourism on Inle Lake


Saturday August 4 (Morning)

8:00

12:00

Registration of Conference Participants (3rd Floor)

Saturday August 4 Morning

Ballroom 1

(4th Floor)

Ballroom 2

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2  (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

(4th Floor)

Panel #18

Panel #19 (session I)

Panel #20

Panel #21

Panel #22

Panel #23

Civil Society and Local Governance

Moderator:

Keiko Tosa

The Consolidation of the Democracy

in Myanmar:

Domestic and International Factors

Organizer & Moderator:

 Li Chenyang

Frontiers and the Foreign:

Place-making and the Global in Myanmar's Colonial and Postcolonial Past

Organizer & Moderator:

Maitrii Aung-Thwin

Performing Music and Experiencing Soundscapes in Myanmar/Burma

Moderator:

Sayuri Inoue

Myanmarese Transnational Mobility in ASEAN: Social & Cultural Capitals, Language Policy, Upward Mobility and Social Protection

Organizer & Moderator:

Morakot Meyer

Craft and Craftsmen/women Across a Wide Spectrum of Practices, Quotidian and Sacred

Moderator:

Thweep Rittinaphakorn

8:15

8:30

Yu Szu-Tu

The Emergence, Crossover, and Connection of Local NGOs in Myanmar

Li Chenyang

Trend Analysis of Political Transition in Current Myanmar

Wang Zhiwei

Trouble with the Frontier: The British Colonial Administration of Trade in the China-Myanmar Borderland Region

Khin Saw Nwe

Aspects of Myanmar History:

Culture Value of National Races of Lisu’s Music and Dances in Kachin State

Morakot Meyer

Riding the Tide of Transnational Mobility in ASEAN: Offline and Online Socio-Cultural Capitals of Female Migrant Workers from Myanmar – Examples from Thailand and Singapore

Luke Corbin

What’s Burmese About Burmese Craft Beer?

8:35

8:50

Keiko Tosa

Transformation of Buddhist Associations into Non-Governmental

Organizations in Myanmar

Ko Ko Hlaing

Rhetoric and Realities; Dichotomies in Current Myanmar Reforms

Phyo Win Latt

The “Blasphemous” Book:

The Immediate Cause of the Indo-Burman

Riots of 1938

Sayuri Inoue

Oral Transmission System for Burmese Classical Songs: Bazat-hsaing or Mouth-music for Burmese Harp Music

Wimonsiri Hemtanon

Out of the Ordinary: Thai Language as Social and Cultural Capital of Female Migrant Workers in Little Myanmar, Mahachai

Thweep Rittinaphakorn

Luntaya Acheik, Myanmar’s Woven Signature: A Journey of its Enduring Production from Mid-19th to 21th C.

  8:55

9:10

Ayako Saito

Muslim Non-Governmental Organizations in Myanmar

Thida Tun

Analysis on the NLD Government’s Approach to Peace Process in Myanmar

You Chenxue

Never the Right Time:

Settling Burma’s Huaqiao Dual-Nationality Issue, 1949-1980

Andrew Dicks

Mediations of “Buddhist” Sound in Mandalay: The Case of the Dhamma-Disturbing Dutchman

Sophana Srichampa

Searching for Sustainable Thai Language Policy and Planning for Unskilled Migrant Laborers from Myanmar: Some Thoughts from Fieldworks in Thailand

Catherine Raymond

Reverse Glass Paintings:

A Comparative Approach

9:15

9:30

Makiko Takeda

Local Civil Society-Led Initiatives for Securing Rights of Poor Children: Indication from Northern/Southern CSOs

Kong Jianxun

Demographic Factors of Populism Attitudes in Democratizing Myanmar

Moe Thuzar

Finding the National in Myanmar’s Foreign Policy History:

A Historiographical Approach

Jon Fernquest

The Trance-Like Martial Sounds of the Burmese Hne and Thai Pi Chawa: From Nat Bwe Accompaniment to Thai Boxing Music

Narumol Nirathron

Locating Left-Behind People in the Social Protection Scheme: Reflections from a Field Study in two Villages in Myawlamyine

9:35

9:50

Jérémie Sanchez

In the Wards of Mandalay:

Everyday Urban Governance in a Time of Transformation

Hsin-chun Tasaw Lu

Experience Macau, Touching Moments: Burmese Music and Dance Performances, Identity Negotiation, and City Tourism in Macau

Min Zarni Lin

Cause and Consequence of International Migration: The Case of Mon State, Myanmar

10:10

10:40

Coffee and Tea Break (3rd & 4th Floor)

Saturday August 4

Morning

Ballroom 1

(4th Floor)

Ballroom 2

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

(4th Floor)

Panel #24

Panel #19 (session II)

Panel #25

Panel #26

Panel #27

Panel #28

Community & Occupational Health Associated with the Sustainable Development Goals; Research and Capacity Building in Central Myanmar

Organizer & Moderator:

Heidi West

The Consolidation of the Democracy

in Myanmar:

Domestic and International Factors

Organizer & Moderator:

Li Chenyang

Rivers, Estuaries, and Livelihoods in Lower Myanmar/Burma

Moderator:

Stephen Campbell

Freedom of Expression in Myanmar/Burma from the Age of Colonial Cartoons to the 21st Century's Cyberworld

Moderator:

Lennon Chang

The Affordances of Burmese Citizenship: Opportunities, Exclusions, and Contingencies

Organizer & Moderator:

Elliott Prasse-Freeman

Socio-linguistics Studies

and Lexicography

Moderator:

Jennifer Lewis-Wong

10:40

10:55

Layhoon Lee & Hannah Speaks

Health Risk Perceptions Related to Mercury Use in Artisanal Mining Sites

in Myanmar

Zhu Xianghui

The Responsibility to Protect and State Sovereignty: From Myanmar’s Saffron Revolution to the Rohingya Issue

Stephen Campbell

Reading Myanmar’s Inland Fisheries

Khin Saw Mya Hnin

Cartoons on Myanmar Politics (1915-1962)

Gerard McCarthy

Self-Reliance as a Mechanism of Entitlement in Contemporary Myanmar

Kyi Kyi Moe

A Study of the Mistakes made by Foreign Students Studying Myanmar as a Foreign Language

11:00

11:15

Heidi West

Labor Migration

and Social Determinants of Health

in Myanmar

Kong Peng

Civil-Military Relations

during the Era of NLD government

Benoit Ivars

Sharing the River, Dividing the Land: Territoriality and Village Settlement

in Pyi Taw Htar Kyun, Ayeyarwady Delta

Thomas Patton

On Monks and Memes:

Buddhist Satire in Contemporary Myanmar

Gillian Cornish

Exploring the Role of Social Capital

after Relocation to Rebuild Livelihood Assets in Lieu of State Support

Mon Mon Aung

A Sociolinguistics Study of English Code-Mixing in Myanmar Language

Based on Myanmar Journals

11:20

11:35

Tomoyuki Shibata

Risk Factors Associated with Maternal and Child Health in Myanmar

Meng Zi Jun

The Implications of Rohingya Issues for Myanmar Political Transition

Alan Potkin

Interactive Visualization of Salween Basin Development and its Aggregate Impact on the Thanlwin Estuary

Lennon Chang

Combating Cybercrime in Myanmar: Trends and Challenges

Kirt Mausert

Two Sides of the Same Arakanese Coin: Ethnogenesis as Schismogenesis between/amongst ‘Rakhine’ and ‘Rohingya’

Jennifer Lewis-Wong

Corpus Studies in Burmese - Possibilities and Pitfalls

11:40

11:55

Devin Metoyer

Understanding Health Seeking Behaviors in Myanmar

Cherry Aung

Assessing Potential Threats to Fisheries and Socio-Economic Conditions

at the Thanlwin River Estuary

Elliott Prasse-Freeman

Burma’s Brokered Citizenship:

Responsibility Discourse and the Politics of

Passage for those outside ‘Political Society’

Nathan A. Waxman

The Myanmar English Dictionary (MED) at 25: Trends in Burmese Lexicography for the Anglophone World

12:00

12:15

Jayde Lin Roberts & Elizabeth Rhoads

Nalehmu: Myanmar’s common practice of everyday politics

12:30

13:30

Lunch Break  (on your own)


Saturday August 4

Afternoon

Ballroom 1

(4th Floor)

Ballroom 2

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

(4th Floor)

Panel #29

Panel #30

Panel #31

Panel #32

Panel #33

Panel #34

Environmental and Sustainability Issues in Myanmar

Organizer & Moderator:

Melissa Lenczweski

The Rohingya Crisis

Moderator:

Anthony Ware

From Shadow Economy to Special Economic Zones: Looking for Opportunities across Time and Space

Moderator:

Wen-Chin Chang

Documenting, Exploring, and Supporting Dissent in Myanmar/Burma

Moderator:

Jieun Baek

Reimagining Pluralism – Shifting/Parallel Identity Boundaries and Performativity in Myanmar

Organizer & Moderator:

Mike Griffiths

Architectural History

Across Borders, Time, and Functions

Moderator:

Chotima Chaturawong

13:30

13:45

Melissa Lenczewski (Moderator)

Tomoyuki Shibata; James L. Wilson

Wesley Swingley; Laura Richards

Wathanyoo Phakthong

From “Bengalis” in U Pho Kyar’s Time Testing Short Story to “Rohingyas”

in Reality: The Roots of Racial Prejudice in the Myanmar Literature

Wen-Chin Chang

Illicit Economic Exchanges

across the Sino-Burmese Border

during the Cold War

Jieun Baek

The Bold and Brave of Burma:

A Micro-Level Study of the Early Movers of Dissent Between 1988-2011

Gerard McCarthy

Disasters and Post-Socialist Citizenship in Myanmar

Chotima Chaturawong

Sukhothai Viharas:

Cultural Relations between Thailand and Myanmar

13:50

14:05

Costas Laoutides & Anthony Ware

(Re)Constructing Realities of Conflict and Violence in Rakhine State

Hein Khaing

Living Space and Myanmar-Chinese Identification:

A Case Study of Mongwun-Burma

Chinami Oka

Transnational Civil Revolt Against National Military Regime: Emergence and Development of Grassroots Connectivity of Japan and Burma Since 1988

San San Oo

How Shall We Die Now?

The Rise of Co-Operative

of Funeral Service Societies in Yangon

Ei Kay Zin

Study on Architectural Characteristics of Colonial Residential Buildings

in Nyaung U, Mandalay District

14:10

14:25

Ishrat Hossain

Buddhist-Muslim Relations in Bangladesh-Myanmar Borderland in the

Shadow of the Rohingya Crisis

Moe Thida Lwin

The Labour Market in Mae Sot (1990-2017) and Thailand’s New Special Economic Zone Policy

Kyungmee Kim

Popularizing Dissent:

The Interplay between Violent and Non-Violent Resistance in Myanmar

Su Su Hlaing & Cho Cho Winn

Are We Trapped in the History?

Ethnic and Religious Othering in Myanmar

Ye Yint Aung

Study on Architectural Characters of Vernacular Houses in Shankalay Kyun, Mandalay

14:30

14:45

Anthony Ware

Conflict Transformation and Peace Building Intervention Options for

International Development Agencies Working in Rakhine State

John Walsh

Spatial Economic Initiatives in Myanmar

Andy Buschmann

Introducing the Myanmar Protest Event Dataset: Motivation, Methodology

and Research Prospects

Nilar Tin & Lwin Lwin Aung

Seeds of Change:

Traditional Agriculture Practices

and Ethnic Identity in Kayah State

14:50

15:05

Mike Griffiths

Parahita and Place:

The Boundaries of Localized Welfare

15:20

15:35

Coffee and Tea Break (3rd & 4th Floor)


Saturday August 4

Afternoon

Ballroom 1

(4th Floor)

Ballroom 2

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2

 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

(4th Floor)

Panel #35

Panel #36

Panel #37

Panel #38

Panel #39

Panel #40

Environmental Governance Revisited through State/non-State Perspectives

Moderator:

Frances O’Morchoe

Public Health and Medical Practices

Moderator:

Céline Coderey

Myanmar/Burma's Peace Process and Ceasefire

Moderator:

Ashley South

Myanmar's Shifting Media Landscape: Changes and Challenges

Organizer & Moderator:

 Lisa Brooten

Myanmar’s Pillars Re-Framed

Moderator:

Hans Bernd Zollner

Preserving Built Heritage

Across Myanmar’s Cultural and Ethnic Diversity: Case Studies

Moderator:

Thandar Phyoe

15:35

15:50

Frances O’Morchoe

Lootable Resources in Shan Borderlands: The Politics of Extraction in ‘Non-State’ Spaces, C.1880-1900

Soe Thet Nyo

Childcare Arrangement of Migrant Women Workers in the Garment Industry: A Case from Magway Region

Michal Kouřil

Ceasefire Externalities:

A Case Study of Armed Conflict in Myanmar

Lisa Brooten (Moderator)

G. Venkiteswaran;

Yan Naung Oak; Mon Mon Myat

Sarah Oh;

Jennifer Leehey;

Carine Jacquet

Htet Min Lwin

Buddhist Nationalist Movements

and their Uses and Abuses of History

Saung Hsu Pyae Kyaw

Ancient Floating Pagodas

in Samka Area, Southern Shan State

15:55

16:10

Laur Kiik

Northern Forest Complex or Kachin Land? Conservation and Ethnicity amid Northern Burma’s War

Céline Coderey

Negotiating Medical Efficacy in the Context of an Emerging Pan-national Medicine

Tony Waters & Soomboon Panyakom

Why is Peace Elusive in Myanmar?

An Answer from the Perspective of Thai Philosopher Prawase Wasi

Hans Bernd Zöllner

Buddhist Metamorphoses

of Marxism in Burma

Zin Zin Win Moh

Architectural Study

on Kayan Traditional Houses and its Compounds in Loikaw, Kayah State

16:15

16:30

Matthew Baird

Environmental Governance in Myanmar and Transition Process

amid Northern Burma’s War

Yuzana Khine Zaw

Gender, Medicines and Care:

An Anthropological Study of Antimicrobials in Yangon

Ashley South

Exploring Interim Arrangements in the Myanmar Peace Process

Amara Thiha

Myths and Framing –

Reconstructing the Tatmadaw

Thandar Phyo & Urszula Strugala

Conservation of Decorative Woodwork at 19th C. Shwe-nandaw Monastery in Mandalay

16:35

16:50

​Cocktail Dinner in the Grand Ballroom at the 'Siam Society'

18:00-20:00 PM


Sunday August 5 (Morning)

7:30

9:00

Registration of Conference Participants (3rd  Floor)

Sunday August 5

Morning

Ballroom 1

(4th Floor)

Ballroom 2

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

(4th Floor)

Panel #41

Panel #42

Panel #43

Panel #44

Panel #45

Panel #46

From State Building to Reform Process:

Perspectives on the Longue Durée

Moderator:

Jörg Schendel

State Authority, Insurgencies, and Development of Borderlands

Moderator:

Patrick Meehan

Agriculture, Irrigation and Resilience of Communities across Time

Moderator:

Asuka Mizuno

The Myanmar Public in the Age of Abundance and Market Economy

Moderator:

Thomas Bruhn

Language Learning and Pedagogy

Moderator:

Rosalie Metro

Belief Systems, Religious Practices and Behavioural Studies

Moderator:

Mark Stanford

8:00

8:15

Jörg Schendel

The Konbaung State and Its Borderlands

Patrick Meehan

The Militia Fix:

Ordering Space at the Margins

of the Myanmar State

Asuka Mizuno

Reorganization of the Relationship between State and Rural Areas During and Post-World War II: Through the Analysis of Two Paddy Cultivation Schemes

Hein Latt

Social Marketing Strategies for Behaviour Change of Diabetic Patients in Yangon Region in Myanmar

Soe Soe Myint & Sandar Htay

A Linguistics Study of Myanmar Rhymes in the New Syllabus for Primary Level Students in Myanmar

Su Su Khin

A Comparative Study of the Beliefs in Plants among Myanmar and Thai People

8:20

8:35

Adam Howe

How State Capacity Matters:

A Study of the Cooptation and Coercion of

Organized Religion in Burma/Myanmar (1948-)

Shona Loong

At The Margins of a “Development Darling:” Sovereignty, State-Making, and Development in Karen State

Tin Nwe Oo

Promoting Disaster Resilience

in Rural Settlements:

Case Study from the Ayeyarwady Delta

Aye Thu Htun

Service Quality of the Private Hospital Sector in Mandalay

Rosalie Metro

Possibilities and Challenges for Mother-Tongue Based Education in Myanmar:

Lessons from Other Multilingual Societies

Mark Stanford

Beyond Buddhism and Animism:

Two New Dimensions of Burmese Religiosity

8:40

8:55

Kihong Mun

Possession and Persuasion:

The Political Economy of Power Transition

SiuSue Mark

Who Will Secure Our Land?

Navigating Land Access in the Ceasefire Mixed-Control Karen Areas of Myanmar

Thura Aung

Brief Account of the Socio-Cultural Development of Paithel villages in the

Chin Hills of Chin State in Myanmar

Thomas Bruhn

The Practise of Making Merits in Myanmar – Is There a Generation Gap? A Case Study

Khin Khin Myint & Than Than Htay

A Brief Study of Current Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Status of the Mon

Language

Nyein Ma Ma

Myanmar Cultural Values and Organizational Behaviors

9:00

9:15

Justinas Stankus

The Recent (Re)Construction

of Shanni Ethnicity

9:30

9:45

Coffee and Tea Break (3rd & 4th Floor)


Sunday

August 5

Morning

Grand Ballroom

(4th Floor)

Junior Ballroom 1

 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 2 (3rd Floor)

Junior Ballroom 3

 (3rd Floor)

Room 5

 (4th Floor)

Panel #47

Panel #48

Panel #49

Book Presentation

Book Presentation

Book Presentation

9:45

10:20

Ashley South

Citizenship in Myanmar: ways of being in and from Burma

edited by

Ashley South &

Marie Lall

ISEAS-Chiang Mai University Press

Rosalie Metro

Have Fun in Burma

Northern Illinois University Press

Hans-Bernd Zöllner

The Daughter: A Political Biography of Aung San Suu Kyi

by

Hans-Bernd Zöllner & Rodin Ebbighausen

Silkworm Books

10:20

11:50

Roundtable on Current Affairs

Organized by the Asia Foundation

U Ko Ko Hlaing (Center for Strategic and International Studies)

Lisa Brooten (Southern Illinois University)

John Brandon (Asia Foundation)

Sean Turnell (Myanmar Development Institute)

Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

11:50

12:00

Closing Ceremony

Grand Ballroom(4th Floor)


Hotel Floor Plan

Conference Participants are invited to use the escalators during the entire conference (not the lifts).

The Conference Registration Desk will be located on the 3rd Floor.

                

Restaurant Options Nearby

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