region: Burma/Myanmar

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Deities and Divas: Queer Ritual Specialists in Myanmar, Thailand and Beyond

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Edited by Peter A. Jackson & Benjamin Baumann  In central Thailand, a flamboyantly turbaned gay medium for the Hindu god of the underworld posts Facebook selfies of himself hugging and kissing a young man. In Myanmar’s largest city Yangon, a one-time member of a gay NGO dons an elaborate wedding dress to be ritually married […]

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The Wa of Myanmar and China’s Quest for Global Dominance

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by Bertil Lintner  Shan State in the north-eastern corner of Myanmar has long been plagued by conflict in various forms – political insurrection, ethnic strife and drug wars. It is also part of the Golden Triangle, one of the main global centres of illicit drug production. The region is home to the Wa, a tribal […]

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Everyday Justice in Myanmar: Challenges and Experiences in the Political Transition

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By Helene Maria Kyed  This volume explores how ordinary people in present-day Myanmar obtain justice and resolve disputes and crimes in a time of radical transition in government, politics, society, economy, etc. Its empirical questions serve as a lens to analyze the wider dynamics of state making, the role of identity politics, and the constitution […]

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MERAL – Myanmar Education Research and Learning Portal

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The MERAL Portal is a project of the Myanmar Rectors’ Committee, National Education Policy Commission, Department of Higher Education, the Ministry of Education, with support from EIFL (Electronic information for Libraries) and the National Institute of Informatics, Japan. The MERAL Portal provides free and open access to research publications (from international and local journals, theses, […]

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New Mandala

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New Mandala describes themselves as: New Mandala provides anecdote, analysis and new perspectives on Southeast Asia. It devotes its attention to the politics and societies of Southeast Asian countries, and their connections with one another. New Mandala has a proud record of contribution to scholarly and popular debates and played a pioneering role in the […]

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New Naratif

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New Naratif writes about themselves: New Naratif is a movement for democracy, freedom of information, and freedom of expression in Southeast Asia. We aim to make Southeast Asians proud of our region, our shared culture, and our shared history. We fight for the dignity and freedom of the Southeast Asian people by building a community […]

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Bibliography of Asian Studies

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Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) is the most comprehensive Western-language bibliographical database for research on East, Southeast and South Asia. Published by the Association for Asian Studies, it covers all subjects with special focus on the humanities and social sciences. Red more in this information leaflet on BAS.  

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Southeast Asia Digital Library (SEADL)

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The Southeast Asia Digital Library (SEADL) a wide variety of materials published or otherwise produced in Southeast Asia. Drawn largely from the collections of universities and scholars in this region, SEADL contains digital facsimiles of books and manuscripts, as well as multimedia materials and searchable indexes of additional Southeast Asian resources. Nations represented in the […]

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E-books from ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute

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ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute is a leading research centre dedicated to the study of socio-political, security, and economic trends and developments in Southeast Asia and its wider geostrategic and economic environment. ISEAS Publishing disseminates important research and analyses from and about Southeast Asia to the rest of the world and is the largest publisher […]

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Asian newspapers – Myanmar

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Via PressReader’s collection you can read a number of Asian newspapers and magazines on the day they are published. In the new version PressReader it is possible to set your own account and customize the outlook of PressReader by choosing specific countries, newspapers and topics. You can also set up e-mail alerts. PressReader user guide […]

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