On the detention of Sean Turnell

On the detention of Sean Turnell

February 10, 2021
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We are extremely concerned to learn that NIAS author Sean Turnell, an economist at Macquarie University and an advisor to the Myanmar government, has been detained in the country. Professor Turnell is the first foreign national known to be arrested sin …

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Dogmeat Diaries 8: From Fearing Army to Fearing Thieves: Karen Communities along the Sittaung River

Dogmeat Diaries 8: From Fearing Army to Fearing Thieves: Karen Communities along the Sittaung River

December 4, 2020
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This post is part of the series ‘Dogmeat Diaries’ by Ashley South and is adapted from an article first published in Tea Circles (5-5-2017), reprinted in The Irrawaddy (10-5-2017). Read the first entry here for an explanation about the series’ title cho …

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Dogmeat Diaries 7: Mae Sot – milk-shakes and mercenaries

Dogmeat Diaries 7: Mae Sot – milk-shakes and mercenaries

October 23, 2020
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This post is part of the series ‘Dogmeat Diaries’ by Ashley South. (Read the first entry here for an explanation about the title choice.)  Dr Ashley South is an independent author, researcher and consultant, and a Research Fellow at Chiang Mai Universi …

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Dogmeat Diaries 2: First Trip to Monland

Dogmeat Diaries 2: First Trip to Monland

June 23, 2020
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By Ashley SouthThis post is part of the series ‘Dogmeat Diaries’ by Ashley South. (Read the first entry here for an explanation about the title choice.)  Dr Ashley South is an independent author, researcher and consultant, and a Research Fellow at Chia …

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Dogmeat Diaries 1: Drip

Dogmeat Diaries 1: Drip

June 15, 2020
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By Ashley SouthThis post is part of the series ‘Dogmeat Diaries’ by Ashley South. (Read the first entry here for an explanation about the title choice.)  Dr Ashley South is an independent author, researcher and consultant, and a Research Fellow at Chia …

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