Mary Callahan, Associate Professor in the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. And Therese Caouette, Executive Director of Partners Asia open the series together with a survey of the current situation in Myanmar and perspectives on issues that will discussed during the series. Both have spent years working in Myanmar and its border areas, and both are returning from there just in time to give this talk.
Other lectures in this series:
Sept 22 : Myanmar in 2012
Sept 29: Imagining Myanmar: Conquest, Collapse, and the Struggle for Community
Oct 6: People of Myanmar in the Pacific Northwest: Strength, Struggle and Spirit
Oct 13 : Buddhist Art and Architecture of Myanmar
Oct 20: Performing Ethnicity in Myanmar
Oct 27: Buddhist Activism in Myanmar
Nov 3: The Upland Peoples of Southeast Asia: Evading States for More Than Two Millennia
Nov 10: Journalism in Myanmar
Nov 17: From the Field: Conversations with Partners Asia
Dec 1: TBA
Important note:Because Volunteer Park is hosting the Seattle AIDS walk on Saturday, September 22, there will be no parking available in the park near the museum. Guests with mobility restrictions will be able to be driven in and dropped of near the museum entrance.
SAM member series: $43