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China and Southeast Asia

This week's bookshelf takes a look at new releases on the history of China's relationship with and Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia.
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IIAS: Language & Ethnicity in Myanmar

This week's bookshelf takes a look at the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) recent newsletter focused on Language & Ethnicity in Myanmar.
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EWC: Myanmar Dialogue

Join the East-West Center on for a round table discussion with government, academic, military and NGO-based professionals from Myanmar.
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Water Festival in Burma (1946)

This week we feature a video from the British Pathé collection that includes footage of the Burmese water festival in 1946.
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Eaint Chit

This week we feature the pop music and a video from the popular Burmese musician and model, Eaint Chit.
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Thxa Soe

This week we feature a song by Thxa Soe, an electronic musician popular for his blend of Burmese traditional & folk songs.
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Side Effect

This week we feature the first band from Myanmar who performed at the famous SXSW festival in 2014.