Videos from the International Committee of the Red Cross Conference on Buddhism and International Humanitarian Law, Sri Lanka (2019)

The conference featured alongside monks and generals, historians and religious studies scholars, some of the video presentations can be watched on the site. Mike Charney’s from SOAS, connected history to look for Burmese Buddhist thinking conducive to the tenets of International Humanitarian Law.

Colonial and Post-Colonial State-think and the Problem with University Education in Southeast Asian Countries (2021)

Michael W. Charney SOAS, the University of London Comments made on 8 January 2021 as part of FORSEA’s “Suppression of Academic Freedoms by ASEAN universities” Webinar The full video for the event is here: In reference to the decision by NUS Press’s decision to cancel Pavin’s book contract, the problem here is not aContinue reading “Colonial and Post-Colonial State-think and the Problem with University Education in Southeast Asian Countries (2021)”

Everyday Justice in Myanmar (2020)

Webinar on new book at LSE Forwarded from the LSE South Asia Centre EVERYDAY JUSTICE IN MYANMAR Date/Time: Friday, 9 October 2020/4-5:30pm UK Time. Speakers: Daniel Aguirre (@KDanielAguirre) is Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Roehampton; Michael W. Charney is Professor of Asian and Military History, SOAS; Helene Maria Kyed (@HeleneKyed) is Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen; Mi Thang Sorn Poine hasContinue reading “Everyday Justice in Myanmar (2020)”

How ASEAN States Make Their Peoples Unable to Think: A FORSEA Discussion on Academic Freedom in ASEAN Countries (2021)

FORSEA YouTube Series. Suppression of Academic Freedoms by ASEAN universities. Mike Charney, Maung Zarni, Ramon Guillermo, Mesrob Vartavarian, Saskia E. Wieringa, and Pavin Chachavalpongpun, triggered by NUS Press’ academic censorship of high quality volume on Thai people’s struggle. Streamed live on FORSEA Youtube Channel.