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Category Archives: Burma

August 2, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads’

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Posted in Burma, Event Transcript
June 29, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads’

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Tuesday 28 June 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 10, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Benedict Rogers, Author of Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads, and East Asia Team Leader at Christian Solidarity
For a full transcript of this event click here
By Gemma Sunnergren
On Tuesday, …

Posted in Burma, Event Summaries
June 28, 2016

Event: ‘Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads’

 
 

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Tuesday 28 June 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 10, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Benedict Rogers, Author of Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads, and East Asia Team Leader at Christian Solidarity
For a summary of this event click here

For over …

Posted in Burma, Event, Spotlight
September 28, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Blood Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma’

On Monday 28 September, the Henry Jackson Society hosted ‘Blood Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma’ with Dr. Richard Cockett alongside Deputy Director Davis Lewin (below).

Since 2011 Burma has changed and become more open, Dr Cockett used this opportunity to interview hundreds …

Posted in Burma, Event Summaries

Event Transcript: ‘Blood Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma’

Speaker: Dr Richard Crockett, Editor and correspondent at The Economist, academic and writer.
Chair: Davis Lewin, Deputy Director and Director of Policy at the Henry Jackson Society
Monday 28th September 2015
The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
 
Davis Lewin (Chair)
 
You wouldn’t want to …

Posted in Burma, Economy, Event Transcript

‘Blood Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma’

SPEAKER: Dr Richard Cockett
TIME: 6–7pm, Monday 28th September 2015
VENUE: Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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Burma is one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia and was once one of its richest. Under successive military regimes, …

Posted in Asia, Burma, Event
September 10, 2014

‘Radical Islamism in Indonesia and Militant Buddhism in Burma: Prospects for Pluralism in South-East Asia’

SPEAKERS:

Benedict Rogers
East Asia Team Leader
Christian Solidarity Worldwide
Kyaw Win
Secretary
Burmese Muslim Association, UK
Al Khanif
Lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Director of the Research Institute of Human Rights
Jember University, East Java, Indonesia
TIME: 5.30 – 6.30pm, Wednesday 10th September 2014
VENUE: Committee Room 19, …

Posted in Asia, Burma, CRT Event, Event, Religious Fundamentalism
October 22, 2012

Key questions remain unanswered by Burma’s party leaders

Guest post by Henry Jackson Society Research Assistant Emma Pike
Last week’s re-appointment of president Thein Sein as head of Burma’s ruling USDP party raises a number of questions about Burma’s future trajectory. Some party members have lost confidence in Thein …

Posted in Burma, The Scoop