Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein

Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein is known for her electric performances prompting critics to hail her as the Lady Gaga of Myanmar.

“Terminally Haunted…” Talk

Terminally Haunted: Aviation Ghosts, Hybrid Buddhist Practices, and Disaster Aversion Strategies Amongst Airport Workers in Myanmar and Thailand on 12/06.
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Burmese Expressions

This week we have a collection of reflective contemporary writing and photography on life, culture, and politics in Myanmar.


This week we are rockin' out to the sounds from a popular Myanmar alternative rock band.

Big Bag

Big Bag is one of the prominent punk rock groups of modern Myanmar.

Billy Tea, WSD-Handa Fellow

Our Spring 2013 Speaker Series continued on 1/15/13 with a fascinating talk from Billy Tea, WSD-Handa Fellow at the Pacific Forum, CSIS

History of Myanmar

This week, five books on Myanmar's history, including one co-authored by CSEAS affiliated Professor Michael Aung-Thwin.

Bryce Beemer

Our Fall 2012 Speaker Series continues with a presentation titled, "Dancing Partners: The influence of Thai-style Ramayana masked-dance on the art and culture of 18th and 19th century Burma"