Kachinland Studies Symposium Invitation

Kachinland Studies Symposium 2017

War in Kachinland: History, Culture, Power, And Perspectives

You are cordially invited to the Kachinland Studies Symposium, which will be held from 24th to 25th April (9:30 AM to 4:30 PM) at the Kachin Theological College and Seminary (KTCS) Auditorium. Distinguished scholars will present their papers on the theme “War in Kachinland: History, Culture, Power, and Perspectives.” The Audience will have the opportunity to participate in the discussion through questions and comments. Refreshments and lunch will be served.

All members of the public are cordially invited. The event is free and open to all. Presentations will be in English with Burmese translation.

Monday 24th April-2017

Tuesday 25th April-2017

From 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

KTCS Auditorium, Nawng Nang, Myitkyina

Contact

Email: kachinlandrc@gmail.com

Mobile: 09781437639, 09780770462

Speakers

Dr. Mandy Sadan, Reader in the History of Southeast Asia, Associate Dean (Research)Faculty of Arts & Humanities, School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London

Dr. N Gan Tang Gun, Vice Principal Emeritus, Kachin Theological College and Seminary

Dan Seng Lawn, Director, Kachinland Research Centre, Humanity Institute

Maran Ja Htoi Pan, Associate Director, Kachinland Research Centre, Humanity Institute

Emily Hong, PhD Candidate at Cornell University, Feminist Anthropologist, Filmmaker & Co-founder of the Rhiza Collective

Jenny Hedstrom, PhD Candidate at the Gender, Peace, and Security Centre at Monash University

David Baulk, Myanmar Human Rights Specialist, Fortify Rights

Dr. Nang Zing Lu Awn, Principal, Mai Ja Yang College

Dr. Robert Farnan, Lecturer, Department of Social Science and Development, Chiang Mai University

Ms. Nang Htoi Rawng, MA Student, Department of Social Science and Development, Chiang Mai University

Francis Zau Tu, Human Rights and Legal Aid Centre, Humanity Institute

Thomas Nwawt Mung Dan, Director, Human Rights and Legal Aid Centre, Humanity Institute

Maji Yaw Htung, PhD Candidate, Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University

Steven Nwawt Naw Awng, General Secretary, Kachin Development Networking Group

Peace Talk Creation Group (PCG), Myitkyina

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