Tag Archives: Burma

Buddhist Nationalism, Anti-Muslim Moral Panic, and Conspiracy Theories in Myanmar

“Buddhist Nationalist Sermons in Myanmar: Anti-Muslim Moral Panic, Conspiracy Theories, and Socio-Cultural Legacies” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2032801) is a new article by Niklas Foxeus of the Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies, Stockholm University in Sweden. The article abstract … Continue reading

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Issue 2 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 2 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes a Feature Section of  four research articles on Privilege, Authority and Human Rights in Myanmar, three additional research articles, and four … Continue reading

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The Art of Myanmar’s (Crushed) Transition

Painting Myanmar’s Transition is edited by Ian Holliday and Aung Kaung Myat and published by Hong Kong University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Kevin Hewison. The 80 paintings included in the book are drawn from Ian Holliday’s much … Continue reading

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Human Rights Discourses in Myanmar

“The Vernacularization of Human Rights Discourse in Myanmar: Rejection, Hybridization and Strategic Avoidance” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1865432) is a new article at JCA, authored by independent scholar Amy Doffegnies and Tamas Wells from the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of … Continue reading

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The Making of the Chin Hills

In a new review at JCA, Ngamtinlun Touthang of the Department of Political Science at Manipur University in India looks at Pum Khan Pau’s Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills: Empire and Resistance, published by Routledge. The … Continue reading

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The Myanmar State and the Uses Law to Exclude the Rohingya

“States of Legal Denial: How the State in Myanmar Uses Law to Exclude the Rohingya” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1691250) is a new article by Melissa Crouch of the Law School at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. The article abstract … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the Rohingya Crisis

Myanmar’s “Rohingya” Conflict is a new book authored by Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides for the publisher, Hurst. It is reviewed for JCA by Ashley South. South states that this is a “balanced, concise and theoretically coherent volume [that] will … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2018 published

Issue number 3 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring six research articles, a commentary and four book reviews. Two of … Continue reading

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Political Thought, Politics and Religion in Myanmar

Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar is a new book by JCA author Matthew Walton, published by Cambridge University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Ashley South. In his review, South begins by observing: “Probably the most comprehensive … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2018 published

Issue number 1 in Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available from the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring research articles, a commentary and book reviews. This … Continue reading

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