How Many Burmas Is Enough? Sidelining Western Imaginaries for Understanding Burma is an Important Step, But Competing Indigenous Imaginaries Also Present Problems
Can Area Studies move beyond the Burman, Burmese-speaking, Buddhist imaginary to understand the country through other indigenous perspectives?
‘ခုခံရေးလား-တော်လှန်ရေးလား’ Rebellion or Revolution?: A Fundamental Question for the Anti-Coup Myanmar Spring
This Burmese language essay by one of the most critical scholars of Myanmar is very timely, analytical and empirical.
A SHAPE international webinar co-sponsored by FORSEA: This webinar will explore the rising militarism in the Asia Pacific region and the threat it poses to regional and global security. The webinar will go beyond analysis. It will offer creative ideas on what can be done to avert a major disaster, moving the Asia-Pacific region from from confrontation to cooperative coexistence.
As the Thai nation remains on edge, Damrong Kraikruan shares insights as to how best to understand what is unfolding politically in post-election Thailand and what likely scenarios there are in terms of the establishment of the next government.
Watch live: FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles Series with guest Gill H. Boehringer, Honorary Senior Research Fellow and former Dean at Macquarie University Law School, Sydney, & Co-Chair of the Monitoring Committee on Attacks on Lawyers of the International Association of People’s Lawyers.
In the case of Rohingyas, they had never been armed in any significant way to fight back against their oppressor, the Myanmar military or the Buddhist majority. So in the case of Rohingya genocide, it was planned in a very cold-blooded manner by the military commanders and their highest level of general staff including the current coup leader Min Aung Hlaing.
In the upcoming episode of our dialogue series on Democratic Struggles, FORSEA and Asia Center are co-hosting an hour-long discussion on the impact of 2021 MILITARY COUP, specifically on the country's religious – and also ethnic – Minorities in Myanmar.
Myanmar’s Democrats Soldiering On while Asian Neighbours and Putin’s Russia Arm the Murderous Coup Regime
FORSEA is bringing you a small collection of analyses which Myanmar dissidents and researchers themselves have written in both English and Burmese languages.
ASEAN Leaders’ Statement on the Recent Attack on a Convoy of the AHA Centre and ASEAN Monitoring Team in Myanmar
ASEAN leaders' voice deep concern with ongoing violence in Myanmar and call for the immediate cessation of all forms of violence and the use of force to create a conducive environment for the safe and timely delivery of humanitarian assistance and inclusive national dialogues.