ICBMS3 Pre-conference Workshop

The pre-conference workshop is open to faculty and graduate students from universities in Myanmar whose abstracts are submitted for the 3rd International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies (ICBMS3) through the general call for papers. The 3-day pre-conference workshop targets early career/junior university faculty, researchers and graduate students who otherwise have limited exposure to international conferences. It aims to engage them in the process of writing quality academic papers. Approximately 50 – 60 abstracts from the general of call for papers will be selected by the screening committee to present the paper at the pre-conference workshop. Those who present their paper at...

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Call for Papers

3rd International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies: Myanmar/Burma in the Changing Southeast Asian Context 22-24 October 2020, Chiang Mai University After the general election in 2015, there was hope that democracy would prevail in Burma/Myanmar and drive the country’s peace process forward. Attempts were made to embark on economic development, aiming to bring prosperity to society while giving high priority to environmental sustainability. Myanmar has indeed opened opportunities for foreign investment: speeding up industrial and special economic zones, expanding infrastructure development, and promoting the modernization of agriculture. However, this has also resulted in environmental degradation, resource conflicts and land-grabbing. As the...

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