Starr Forum: Myanmar and South Asia: Democratization, Authoritarianism, and Refugees

Friday, May 14, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Virtual Event

Please register for this Zoom event at bit.ly/MyanmarSouthAsia.

Experts explore the crisis, including: the historical and regional perspectives on resolution; the democratization and current protests; and the history and current situation of India and Burmese refugees.

Speakers:
Ambassador Gautam Mukhopadhaya, Senior Visiting Fellow, Centre for Policy Research
Jonathan Saha, Associate Professor, South Asian History, Durham University, UK
Yasmin Ullah, Rohingya Social Justice Activist
Harn Yawnghwe, Executive Director, Euro-Burma Office

Moderator:
Sana Aiyar, Associate Professor, Modern South Asia History, MIT

 

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) and MISTI MIT-India

Free & open to the public 
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