Asia Matters Podcast

Myanmar 101: From Colonialism to Coronavirus

April 27, 2020 Asia Matters Season 1 Episode 11
Asia Matters Podcast
Myanmar 101: From Colonialism to Coronavirus
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Asia Matters Podcast
Myanmar 101: From Colonialism to Coronavirus
Apr 27, 2020 Season 1 Episode 11
Asia Matters

In the latest of our lockdown podcasts, we turn to Myanmar. Andrew and Vincent are joined by one of the country's best known historians and analysts, Thant Myint-U, for a wide-ranging discussion informed by his book The Hidden History of Burma. 

How has Myanmar fared so far in the coronavirus pandemic? What of the Rohingya, whose exodus from Rakhine state continues even amidst the pandemic? And did the West get Myanmar totally wrong because of Aung San Suu Kyi? 

If you've ever wanted to know more about Myanmar, this is the episode for you.

Show Notes

In the latest of our lockdown podcasts, we turn to Myanmar. Andrew and Vincent are joined by one of the country's best known historians and analysts, Thant Myint-U, for a wide-ranging discussion informed by his book The Hidden History of Burma. 

How has Myanmar fared so far in the coronavirus pandemic? What of the Rohingya, whose exodus from Rakhine state continues even amidst the pandemic? And did the West get Myanmar totally wrong because of Aung San Suu Kyi? 

If you've ever wanted to know more about Myanmar, this is the episode for you.