6 Minutes To Read A new special issue in Geopolitics (edited by Jasnea Sarma, Hilary Faxon and K.B. Roberts) highlights pre- and post-coup extractive economies and political geographies in Myanmar and beyond.
Scientific Technology as God’s Grace: Interpreting Nineteenth-Century America through Karen Baptists’ Eyes
14 Minutes To Read Hitomi Fujimura explores how Karen Baptists understood “modern knowledge” in nineteenth-century America.
10 Minutes To Read Courtney Wittekind interviews filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky about his film, “A Thousand Fires,” set in Magway.
The City and the Wilderness: Indo-Persian Encounters in Southeast Asia, Arash Khazeni, University of California Press, 2020, 264 pages.
8 Minutes To Read Christian Gilberti reviews a recent book on Persian travellers in Southeast Asia.
6 Minutes To Read Stephen Campbell translates Ludu Daw Ahmar’s feminist critique of the gendered division of labour.
‘Transfer of civilians’ as a ‘colonial wrong’ in international criminal law? Myanmar’s migration history as a hazardous argument
10 Minutes To Read Axel Harneit-Sievers cautions against a problematic argument made in a new publication.
Remembering the Late Professor Sai Aung Tun (1932-2020): A Reflection on His Contributions to the Tai Shan Communities
3 Minutes To Read Jotika Khur-Yearn discusses the legacy of Professor Sai Aung Tun’s work on Tai Shan communities.
9 Minutes To Read Bertie Alexander Lawson considers how travellers struggle to understand Myanmar through the lens of novels and travelogues.
6 Minutes To Read Dinith Adikari and Michael Dunford explore the role of the aphyaw hsayar and the challenges they face in today’s tea market.
Burma: Food, Family and Conflict by Bridget Anderson and Stephen Anderson, Ma Khin Markets, S.L, 2018, 256 Pages.
5 Minutes To Read Reshmi Banerjee reviews an engrossing tale of family history, national politics and regional cuisine.