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A Special Seminar on Myanmar Military in a Time of Transition

Date: January 22nd, 2019, Tuesday, from 10:00 – 17:30.
Venue: Small-size Meeting Room II (331) on 3rd floor of Inamori Foundation Memorial Building, CSEAS, Kyoto University
https://en.kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

Title: Myanmar Military in a Time of Transition

Program:
[Introduction]
10:00-10:15
Yoshihiro Nakanishi (Kyoto University) & Chaw Chaw Sein (University of Yangon)
“Corporate Interests of Myanmar Military”

[SESSION 1] TATMADAW IN TRANSFORMATION
10:15-12:30
Maung Aung Myoe (International University of Japan)
“Command and Civil-Military Relations in Myanmar”

Ye Phone Kyaw (International University of Japan)
“The Legacy and The Current: The Tatmadaw and National Ideology Development in Myanmar”

Myo Min Hlaing (International University of Japan)
“Engaging Myanmar Armed Forces: Could Defence Diplomacy still be a Tool?”

[LUNCH BREAK]
12:30-13:30

[SESSION 2] TATMADAW AND PEACE BUILDING
13:30-15:00
Myint Zu Win (University of Yangon)
“The Role of Military in Myanmar’s Peace Process since 2011”

Tin Tin Mar (University of Yangon)
“The Role of Myanmar Military in Rakhine State”

[BREAK]
15:00-15:15

[SESSION 3] TATMADAW’S ROLE IN ADMINISTRATION AND ECONOMY
15:15-16:45
Aung Myo Maung (International University of Japan)
“Military Values in the Police Administration”

Nu Nu Shwe (University of Yangon)
“Military’s Involvement in Myanmar Economy since 2011”

[DISCUSSIONS]
16:45-17:30

*This seminar is sponsored by JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research – Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research) “Study on Corporate Interests of the Military in Transitional Myanmar.