Tag Archives: Nick Cheesman

Communal Violence in Myanmar: Roundtable Discussion

Readers in the USA may find the following Roundtable of interest, involving Nick Cheesman, the guest editor of a forthcoming special issue of the journal bearing the same title and contributor to that issue,  Matt Schissler of the Anthropology Department … Continue reading

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Defining National Races

A fourth article in a forthcoming special issue on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar, guest edited by Nick Cheesman, is available at the JCA publisher’s site for the journal. It is guest editor Cheesman’s own article “How in Myanmar “National … Continue reading

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Politics and Anti-Muslim Scapegoating in Myanmar

A third article in a forthcoming special issue on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar, guest edited by Nick Cheesman, is available at the JCA publisher’s site for the journal. “The Contentious Politics of Anti-Muslim Scapegoating in Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1293133) by … Continue reading

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Buddhist-Muslim Violence and Memory in Myanmar

A second article in a forthcoming special issue on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar, guest edited by Nick Cheesman, is available at the JCA publisher’s site for the journal. The article “Reconciling Contradictions: Buddhist-Muslim Violence, Narrative Making and Memory in … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the rule of law

In a new review (DOI 10.1080/00472336.2016.1217556), Susanne Prager-Nyein looks at an important new book by Nick Cheeseman. Published by Cambridge University Press, Opposing the Rule of Law. How Myanmar’s Courts Make Law and Order is about a contested and debated … Continue reading

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