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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYrR_FfAcvY 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)”