Journals dedicated to Burma topics
Journal of Burma Studies has released both its 2022 issues:
- June 2023 (27.1) special issue on Gender and Social Change in Myanmar, with articles by Aye Lei Tun; Marlar, Justine Chambers and Elena; MK Long; Carolin Hirsch; Rosalie Metro; and an article length intro by Jane Ferguson.
- December 2022 (26.2) special issue on “Astrological and Divinatory Practices in Burma” featuring articles by Aurore Candier, Jane M. Ferguson, Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière, Céline Coderey, and Caterina Guenzi.
Independent Journal of Burmese Scholarship
- March 2023. Special Issue on “Journalism: The Inside Scoop After the Coup” [vol 2, 2023] with contributors: Thant Sin, Myo Thawdar, Lisa Brooten and Jane Madlyn McElhone, Kyaw Swar, Hsu Htet, Kay Mastenbroek, Shwe Yee Oo, Danny Fenster
- August 2022. Special Issue, “Memories of Leaving the Myanmar Military” [vol 1, 2022] with contributors: Helene Maria Kyed, Michael Charney, Moe Nyo, Nwe Oo, Yay Khal, Zwe Man, Yin Le Le Tun, Hla Min Kyaw, Aung Zaya, Thuza Lwin, Cherry, Aung Ko Ko, Aung Myo Thant, Kaung Htet Aung, Moe Zet, Master Black, Htin Shar, Phyo Win Aung, Ye Yint Thwe, Htet Naing Aung
This week’s publications:
- Deng, Beiyin. “Reimagining a Buddhist Cosmopolis: Conveying Marble Buddhas from Burma to China, 1890s-1930s.” Journal of Global Buddhism. 24. 1 (2023)
- Onslow, Sue. “Our Man in Maymyo: British Consuls in Upper Burma, 1948–1956,” in Onslow and Maguire eds. Consuls in the Cold War, 2023: 151–185
- Kaloyanides, Alexandra. Baptizing Burma: Religious Change in the Last Buddhist Kingdom. Columbia University Press, 2023.
Below are a list of publications from 2023, divided by type of publication (pubs from 2021 and 2022 have migrated to our publications archive, which you can find here):
- Law-Yone, Wendy. Aung San Suu Kyi: Politician, Prisoner, Parent. TLS Books, 2023.
- Moore, Elizabeth. Wider Bagan: Ancient and Living Buddhist Traditions. Singapore: ISEAS, 2023.
- Nishikawa, Yukiko. International Norms and Local Politics in Myanmar. Routledge, 2022.
- Paluch, Gabrielle. The Opium Queen: The Untold Story of the Rebel Who Ruled the Golden Triangle. Roman & Littlefield, 2023.
- Beyer, Judith. Rethinking Community in Myanmar: Practices of We-Formation among Muslims and Hindus in Urban Yangon. NIAS Press, 2023.
- Takeda, Makiko and Chosein Yamahata, eds. Myanmar’s Changing Political Landscape: Old and New Struggles. Springer. 2023.
- Lyman, Robert. The Reconquest of Burma 1944–45: From Operation Capital to the Sittang Bend. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2023
- McCarthy, Gerard. Outsourcing the Polity: Non-State Welfare, Inequality, and Resistance in Myanmar, Cornell U Press, 2023.
- Kathu Than Aung. မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ တိုင်းရင်းသား စာပေ အရေးအသားစနစ် [Myanmar’s Taingyingtha Literature and Writing Systems], Myanmar Heritage Publishers, 2022.
- Gabusi, Giuseppe, and Raimondo Neironi. Myanmar after the coup. Torino World Affairs Institute (2022).
- Egreteau, Renaud. Crafting Parliament in Myanmar’s Disciplined Democracy (2011-2021). Oxford University Press, 2022.
Journal Articles / Book Chapters
- Ba, Alice D. “Diversification’s legitimation challenges: ASEAN and its Myanmar predicament.” International Affairs 99.3 (2023): 1063-1085.
- Habib, Md Reza, and Arnab Roy Chowdhury. “The Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: conflict with the host community over natural resources in Cox’s Bazar district.” Area Development and Policy (2023): 1-11.
- Kironska, Kristina. “Will Taiwan’s Hard-Earned Relationship with Myanmar Change in the Post-Coup Era?.” Taiwan and Southeast Asia: Soft Power and Hard Truths Facing China’s Ascendancy (2023): 111.
- Oh, Yoon Ah. “Types of Geoeconomic Power and Competition over Myanmar Before and During the Reform Era of the 2010s.” Journal of Asian and African Studies (2023): 00219096231171538.
- Coyle, Danny. “Stateless Beings,” in Niharika Banerjea, Paul Boyce, Rohit K. Dasgupta, eds. COVID-19 Assemblages: Queer and Feminist Ethnographies from South Asia, Routledge, 2022.
- Gaborit, Liv S. “Royal, colonial and authoritarian legacies in Myanmar prisons of today.” Incarceration 4 (2023).
- Auethavornpipat, Ruji. “Hate Speech and Discrimination as Mundane Violence against Rohingya Refugees during covid-19” in Global Responsibility to Protect 15 (2), 2023
- Fiskesjö, Magnus. “State Strategies to Implement (and Hide) Genocide in China and Myanmar, Since 2017.” Handbook of Genocide Studies, edited by David J. Simon and Leora Kahn. Cheltenham, Glos [England]: Edwar Elgar Publishing, pp. 123-41.
- Tran, Mai Van. “Enabling activist resilience: Bystander protection during protest crackdowns in Myanmar.” Asian Politics and Policy. 2023
- Habib, Md Reza. “The right to ecology: Rohingya refugees and citizens contest over natural resources in Bangladesh.” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 24.2 (2023): 311-328.
- Azis, Avyanthi. “The Refugees Vanish: Rohingya Movement, Emergency’s Temporality and Violence of the Indonesian Humanitarian Border.” Migration in Southeast Asia: IMISCOE Regional Reader. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2023. 177-193.
- Missbach, Antje. “Stuck in camps, at sea and in illegality: dimensions of stuckedness endured by Rohingya refugees.” Research Handbook on Irregular Migration. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2023. 168-177.
- Amporn Jirattikorn. “Forced into exile: The untold journeys of Myanmar’s CDM teachers.” Anthropology Today 39.1 (2023): 23-27.
- Anwary, Afroza. “Displacement of the Rohingyas of Myanmar, Land Grabbing, and Extractive Capital.” The Journal of Social Encounters 7.1 (2023): 26-48.
- Campbell, Stephen. “Interrogating Myanmar’s ‘Transition’ from a Post-coup Vantage Point.” Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 38.1 (2023).
- Priamarizki, Adhi. “Fostering Developmental Guardianship: The Case of Myanmar’s Tatmadaw.” Asian Military Evolutions. Bristol University Press, 2023. 29-45.
- Hedström, Jenny, and Tobias Herder. “Women’s sexual and reproductive health in war and conflict: are we seeing the full picture?.” Global Health Action 16.1 (2023): 2188689.
- Khin Thazin & Stephen Campbell. “How Deteriorating Conditions in Myanmar Affect Migrant Domestic Workers in Singapore: A Transnational Analysis of Migrant Labour Regulation.” Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 2023.
- Thako, Hayso, and Tony Waters. “Schooling, Identity, and Nationhood: Karen Mother-Tongue-Based Education in the Thai–Burmese Border Region.” Social Sciences 12.3 (2023):
- Banki, Susan. “Art is happening in Myanmar, and outside of it: transnational solidarity art” Globalizations. 2023
- Norén-Nilsson, Astrid. “Civil Society Leadership.” Routledge Handbook of Civil and Uncivil Society in Southeast Asia. Routledge, 2023. 175-189.
- Duan, Haosheng and Yunkang Liu. “Beyond Non-Interference: The Improved ASEAN Humanitarian-assistance Mechanism to Respond to the Myanmar Crisis.” Asia Social Issues 16.2 (2023): e254879-e254879.
- Fox, Mandy, et al. ““Burmese Days” of Digitalization: From a Decade’s Dream of Myanmar’s Modern Journalistic Culture and Media System in the Making to a Press Freedom’s Nightmare of the Military Putsch in 2021.” Different Global Journalisms: Cultures and Contexts. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2023. 35-61.
- Lall, Marie. “Overview of Education in Myanmar.” International Handbook on Education in South East Asia. Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore, 2023. 1-23.
- Rahman, Md Mahbubur, and Mohan J. Dutta. “The United Nations (UN) Card, Identity, and Negotiations of Health among Rohingya Refugees.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 20.4 (2023): 3385.
- Stokke, Kristian. “Civil Society and the Contentious Politics of Democratisation and Autocratisation in Myanmar.” Routledge Handbook of Civil and Uncivil Society in Southeast Asia. Routledge, 2023. 118-138.
- Pau, Pum Khan. “‘Cartography of Self-assertion’: Superimposed Boundary and Local Response in the India–Myanmar Borderland.” The Partition of the Indian Subcontinent (1947) and Beyond. Routledge India, 2023. 46-66.
- Lehr, Peter. “Enraged Buddhism: Violent, Non-violent and “Not-violent” Extremism in Myanmar.” Routledge Handbook of Non-Violent Extremism. Routledge 194-208.
- Horsey, Richard, and Thomas Kean. “The Political Economy of Beer in Myanmar: Smugglers, Boycotts, and a Bad Hangover.” Beer in East Asia. Routledge 239-255.
- Roewer, Richard, and Han Htoo Khant Paing. “The Legislature (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw) of Myanmar.” Routledge Handbook of Asian Parliaments. Routledge 251-270.
- Ware, Anthony. “Conflict sensitivity/Do No Harm (DNH) through an everyday peace lens: analysing a Rohingya–Rakhine program in Myanmar.” Development in Practice (2023): 1-12.
- Scott, Tony. “The Embodiment of Buddhist History: Interpretive Methods and Models of Sāsana Decline in Burmese Debates about Female Higher Ordination.” Religions, 14(1), 31; 2023.
- Bächtold, Stefan. “Blackouts, whitelists, and ‘terrorist others’: The role of socio-technical imaginaries in Myanmar.” Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, 2023.
- Wicaksana, I. Gede Wahyu, Demas Nauvarian, and Putu Shangrina Pramudia. “ASEAN, COVID-19 and Myanmar crisis: Dealing with critical juncture.” International Area Studies Review (2023): 22338659221151129.
- Verma, Monika. “Trepidations and Ramifications of COVID-19: Rohingya Refugees in India.” Conflict, Justice, Decolonization: Critical Studies of Inter-Asian Societies (2022)
- Frydenlund, Iselin. “Buddhist Constitutionalism beyond Constitutional Law.” in Ginsburg and Sconthol, eds. Buddhism and Comparative Constitutional Law (2022): 198.
- Joseph, Chrisalice Ela, and Vinod Balakrishnan. “The Burmese Refugee Exodus of 1942: Making a Case for The Refugee Archive and Inclusive Refugee Policies.” Interventions (2022): 1-17.
- McKay, Melyn and Iselin Frydenlund. “Buddhist ‘Radicalism’ – A Vehicle for Female Empowerment?”, i Ute Hüsken (ed) Laughter, Creativity, and Perseverance, 2022.
- Coffey, Donal K. “The Drafting of the Constitution of the Union of Burma in 1947: Dominion Status, Indo–Burmese Relations, and the Irish Example.” Law and History Review (2022): 1-20.
- Richard, A., L. Bizikumarina, and Noraini Zulkifli. “The Impact of One Belt One Road (OBOR) Initiative on Myanmar.” Zulfaqar Journal of Defence Management, Social Science & Humanities 5.2 (2022).
- McAuliffe, Erin. “’The Ancestral Line is through the Father’: The Gendered Production of Statelessness in Rural Myanmar.” Law & Social Inquiry, 2023: 1-31
Shorts / Reports / Blog posts / Series /
- Kyaw Hsan Hlaing. “Understanding the Arakan Army” Stimson Issue Brief, April 2023.
- Loong, Shona. “In Myanmar, Generation Z Goes to War.” Current History 122.843 (2023): 137-142.
- Ma Cheria. “Striking Against All Odds.” Asian Labour Review. 31 March 2023.
- Simpson, Adam, Thomas Keane, and Susan Park. “Myanmar’s arrested environmental activism.” 13 February 2023.
- New Books Network. Fiskesjö, Magnus. Stories from an Ancient Land: Perspectives on Wa History and Culture. (Berghahn Books, 2021) hosted by Nick Cheesman. see here.
- Banerjee, Sreeparna. “India’s Connectivity Projects with Myanmar, Post-Coup: A Stocktaking.” Issue Brief, Policy Commons (2023).
- Egreteau, Renaud. “The Revolutionary Whirlwind Widens in Myanmar.” East Asia Forum, 2023.
- Rohingyatographer, Issue 2 / 2023, 22x28cm / 148 pages / 217 photos / 20 photographers
- Researchers’ Republic and Visual Rebellion Myanmar. “The Myanmar Pipelines After the Coup Shifting Power Dynamics and Dispatches from the Ground.” 2023.
- “In the Silence,” Manoa, guest-edited by Alok Bhalla, Penny Edwards, ko ko thett, Kenneth Wong
- Yangon Stories. website composed / designed by Catalina Ortiz and Elizabeth Rhoads (as well as many Burmese writers who wanted to remain anonymous for security reasons)
- Charney, Michael W. (2023) “Myanmar — 75 Years after Independence: A Planetary Reading.” LSE South Asia Centre Blog