Burma papers in AAS-ICAS 2011

19Mar11

Alicia’s compilation for burma research google group

List of Burma/Myanmar related papers and panels of the program from the Association for Asian Studies (AAS)-International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) joint conference in Honolulu, March 31–April 3, 2011

THURSDAY
SESSION 2. 8:00AM-10:00AM Room 315
Technologies of Travel in Defining a Buddhist Colonial Modernity: Buddhist Agents of International and Inter-traditional Change in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Paper: Buddhism across Colonial Contexts with an Irish Ally:U Dhammaloka and His Networks, Collaborators, and Patrons
Alicia M. Turner, York University

SESSION 21. 8:00AM-10:00AM Room 314
Local and Regional Manuscript Cultures in Southeast Asia
Paper: Scribal practices and the role of manuscripts in Burmese legal culture,
Christian Lammerts

Session 59: Individual Papers: Public Spaces in Colonial Asia
Sacred Site or Public Space? The Shwedagon Pagoda in Colonial Rangoon, Burma,
Donald M M Seekins

SESSION 67. 10:15AM-12:15PM Room 313B
Roundtable: The 2010 Myanmar/Burma
Elections: Developments and Implications

Chaired by Tin Maung Maung Than, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies,Singapore
Discussant:
R. H. Taylor, Independent Scholar
Kyaw Yin Hlaing, City University of Hong Kong

SESSION 109. 12:30PM-2:30PM Room 313C
Diasporic Politics and Democratization Dynamics in Southeast Asia
Democracy Burdens: The Politics of Burmese Diasporic Networks in Asia
Renaud Egreteau, University of Hong Kong

SESSION 187. 7:00PM-9:00PM Room 312
Everyday Politics in Burma
Chaired by Vincent G. Boudreau, City University of New York, City College

Childhood and Everyday forms of Agency,
Mary Callahan

The Underground Trade by the Migrant Yunnanese Chinese since the 1960s in Burma
Wen-Chin Chang, Academia Sinica

Childhood and Everyday Forms of Agency The Politics of Everyday Life in Twenty-First-Century Myanmar
Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Cohesion and Collision: The Politics of U Tin Yi’s Bi-musicality Performance in Burma
Tasaw Hsin-chun Lu, Academia Sinica

Discussant:
Vincent G. Boudreau, City University of New York,
City College

SATURDAY
SESSION 532. 4:00PM-6:00PM Room 308A
De-institutionalizing Religion in Southeast Asia: Minority Perspectives

Buddhist Practices in Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan, China
Takahiro Kojima

Two Versions of Buddhist Karen History of the Late British Colonial Period in Burma (Myanmar)
Kazuto Ikeda, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

SESSION 564. 6:15PM-8:15PM Room 318B
Credit Histories and Transnational Economies in Southeast Asia: States, Institutions, Individuals, and Communities

Adventure Capital: Political Enterprise in Colonial Southeast Asia
Penny Edwards, University of California, Berkeley

Capital on the Run: The Racialized Economies of Chinese and British Bank Evacuations from Rangoon, 1942 Tina Mai Chen, University of Manitoba

Be Careful in What You Wish for: The Departure of the Chettiars and the Great Void
in Burma’s Financial System
Sean R. Turnell, Macquarie University

Informing Communities: The Role of News Networks in Globalising Southeast Asia, 1920-1960
Su Lin Lewis

SUNDAY
SESSION 604. 8:00AM-10:00AM Room 314
Writing Burmese History in the Aftermath of Michael Aung-Thwin’s The Mists of Ramanna -Sponsored by Burma Studies

Pyu and Mon in Early Burmese History: A Look at the Linguistic Evidence
Julian K. Wheatley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wadee, a Newly Excavated Pyu City
Myo Nyunt Aung, University of Hawaii

Michael Aung-Thwin’s Work: The Anthropological and Linguistic Background
Frederic K. Lehman, University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign

Anawrahta’s Camelot: Arimaddanapura-Bagan and Burmese Historiography
Geok Yian Goh, Nanyang Technological University

In Search of the Dhammaraja Ideal in Modern Burmese Contexts
Juliane Schober, Arizona State University

Discussant:
Michael A. Aung-Thwin, University of Hawaii, Manoa

SESSION 645. 10:15AM-12:15PM Room 308B
International Labour Migration and Migrants in Southeast Asia: Prospects and Challenges
ASEAN Trade and Investment Liberalization Policies, the Burmese Economy, and Burmese Migrants’ Remittances
Myat Mon, Assumption University

SESSION 646. 10:15AM-12:15PM Room 309
Questioning Historical Actors in Burmese Histories
Chaired by Jacques P. Leider, École Française d’ Éxtrême-Orient

Alaungmintaya (1752-60): Exploring the Representation of a Burmese Dynasty Founder in Burmese and Western Historiography
Jacques P. Leider, École Française d’Extrême-Orient

Change, Fluidity, and Unidentified Actors: Understanding the Organization and History of Upper Burmese Samgha from the Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries
Alexey Kirichenko, Moscow State University

Contextualizing Mon History Writing
Patrick A. McCormick, University of Washington

The Retelling of a Burmese Foundation Legend: Mahapon and Thissabanda and the Construction of Burmese Buddhist Identity
Patrick Pranke, University of Louisville

Delving into Eight Centuries of Burmese Palatial Architecture: King Mindon and an Illustrated Manuscript Dated 1855
Francois Tainturier, SOAS, University of London



2 Responses to “Burma papers in AAS-ICAS 2011”

  1. 1 dan

    More on Burma:

    Session 257: Burma’s Borders: Organizing Lives and Claiming
    Spaces

    Borderline Divide: Identity-Perception and Refugee Life of the Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh , Kazi Fahmida Farzana

    Insurgent Territories, Environmental Nostalgia, and the “Natural” Boundary of the Salween River Gorge in Northeast Burma, Jane M Ferguson

    Lands of Moving Borders, Maxime Boutry
    Stakeholders at the Sino-Myanmar Border: Who Benefits, Who Borders? , Karin Dean

    Stakeholders at the Sino-Myanmar Border: Who Benefits, Who Borders? , Mart Viirand

    The History of Borders in the Wa Lands, Jianxiong Ma
    Who Borders? Refugee Crisis, Humanitarianism, Control and Repression at the Thai-Burmese Border, Alexander Horstmann

    SESSION 477. 1:45PM-3:45PM Room 304B
    Crossing Borders: Ethnic Minorities in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

    Under the State’s Gaze: Upland Trading-Scapes on the Sino-Vietnamese Border
    Sarah Turner, McGill University

    We Are Community, but You Are Other: Cross-Border Integration and Migration in the Greater Mekong Sub- Region
    Sai Latt, Simon Fraser University

    Rubber and Counter-insurgency Development in the Burma-China Borderlands
    Kevin Woods, University of California, Berkeley

    Cross-Border Rubber between China and Laos: Regionalization Reinforcing the Nation
    Janet C. Sturgeon, Simon Fraser University

    Smallholder Rubber Expansion in Northern Laos: Staking Claims on Frontier Land
    Yayoi Fujita Lagerqvist, University of Chicago


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