Welcome to The Burma Studies Group

The Burma Studies Group is a scholarly, nonpolitical, and nonprofit professional association of all persons interested in Burma studies. For more information in both English and Burmese, see the About Us page.

Latest from BSG

Recent Pubs, 20 March 2023

This week’s New Pubs features McCarthy’s book on non-state service provision from 1990 to the coup; a podcast on Fiskesjö’s 2021 book on the Wa, hosted by Cheesman; and Banki on transnational solidarity art vis-a-vis the Myanmar revolution. As ever, see our Recent Publications page for all of the citations and for past weeks.

Event: Cheesman on how Thai, and Burmese, torturers talk

Date/time: Tuesday 21 March 2023, 12.30–2.00pm, Room 2.54 (APCD Boardroom, Level 2) Hedley Bull Building ANU    Title: How Thai, and Burmese, torturers talk Speaker: Nick Cheesman   Abstract: In 2021, a group of anti-narcotics cops in Nakhon Sawan, Thailand suffocated a man to death with plastic bags. The torture and killing would have gone unreported but that it was captured on a…

Event: Annual Burma Studies Meeting at AAS, March 18th

All AAS attendees are welcome to join! Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023 Time: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Boston Sheraton Hotel – Riverway (5th Floor) If you want to participate in the meeting via Zoom, please register here.

Recent Pubs, 13 March

This week’s New Pubs features Norén-Nilsson on civil society leadership in Southeast Asia; Banerjee on India’s connectivity projects with Myanmar after the coup; and Egreteau on the “widening of the revolutionary whirlwind.” As ever, see our Recent Publications page for all of the citations and for past weeks. image from Egreteau’s article


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