Keynote Lecture

Keynote Lecture

Academic Research in Post-coup Myanmar: Challenges in Ethics, Values, Safety, and Best Practices

La Recherche Universitaire au Myanmar Après le Coup d'État: Défis en Matière d'Éthique, de Valeurs, de Sécurité et de Meilleures Pratiques


Thursday, October 21, 2021


14:45 – 16:15

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Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung is Professor and Chair of Political Science Department at University of Massachusetts Lowell.  She was born and raised in Myanmar and is a member of Karen ethnic group. Her areas of specialization are on Myanmar/Southeast Asian politics, ethnic politics, and political economy. Her most recent book is Everyday Economic Survival in Myanmar (University of Wisconsin Press, 2019). She has written numerous books and articles on ethnic politics in Myanmar, with particular emphasis on the evolution of center-peripheral relationships, the role of non-armed minority populations, the divisions within minority ethnic populations, and the implications of democracy on ethnic conflicts. Ardeth has received fellowships and grants from Fulbright Public Policy Fellow (2020-2021), Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (2010-2011), Asian Research Institute at the National University of Singapore, East West Center Washington DC, and Southeast Asian Institute Singapore. She is also a recipient of 2007 Outstanding Teacher of College of Arts and Humanities.

Lecturer: Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung, University of Massachusetts Lowell

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