Events

Interdisciplinary Myanmar Conference 2021

The Myanmar Institute and the Institute of the Middle and Far East of Jagiellonian University (Uniwersytet Jagielloński) in Krakow, Poland, will organize a three-day conference conference titled "Myanmar’s Transition – from Where to Where?" from May 25 to 27. 2021. To learn more about the conference and see the schedule,...

The Right to an Effective Remedy Concerning Business and Human Rights and the Role of Companies

  The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Indonesia will host a webinar on the discussion concerning "The Right to an Effective Remedy concerning Business and Human Rights and the Role of Companies: Existing Practices, Gaps, Challenges" on 19 May 2021, at 09:30-12:30 (Jakarta/Bangkok time). This is the eighth...

Paralegals: Actors in Improving Access to Justice, Development and Public Services

Good practice and success story regarding the services provided by paralegals does not only exist in the access to justice sector, but also in the field of public services and rural development. Paralegals who are born from communities not only help in their around communities, but also take part...

Gwangju Democracy Forum 2021: Democratization Movement in Myanmar and International Solidarity

  What has happened in Myanmar is symptomatic of a backsliding democracy and rising authoritarianism occurring across Southeast Asia, with further implications of a deteriorating civic space and human rights protection in the region. Human rights groups in the region are deeply concerned about the rising cases of human rights...

Asia’s Role in Changing Legal and Social Order Post-COVID 19

The Asian Association of Law Professors (AALP) is seeking for abstracts for its upcoming 2nd Conference titled “Asia’s Role in Changing Legal and Social Order Post-COVID 19”. AALP is a not-for-profit consortium of institutions and individuals from all around the world connected to Asia. It has successfully completed its 1st...

ASEAN and the Myanmar Coup

  Last February, the Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s military, staged a coup d’état that saw leading members of the ruling party National League for Democracy detained and elected members of Myanmar’s parliament held in house arrest. The incident has put the spotlight once again on ASEAN, and a special summit was convened...

Essay Writing Contest on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in Southeast Asia

  The Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research and Education in Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA), ASEAN University Network-Human Rights Education Theme (AUN-HRE), and the the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) at University of Oslo invite the youth to join this year's Essay Writing Competition for Undergraduate Students on Critical Human...

The Fight For Freedom in Myanmar/Burma and Hong Kong

Webinar: The Fight For Freedom in Burma/Myanmar and Hong Kong: Shared Synergies, Strategies, Alliances and Ways Forward. We are delighted to co-host this webinar with @burmacampaignuk on 12 May (Wed) at 14.00 UK time. To find out more and join us👇🏻https://t.co/pBl6SWWUAa pic.twitter.com/iwG9KlFMyl — Hong Kong Watch (@hk_watch) May 10, 2021 Hong Kong...

Call for Applications: Beyond Essentialism, Elevating Women’s Scholarship in Southeast Asian Social Sciences

The Women in Southeast Asia Social Sciences (WISEASS) is accepting applications for its workshop titled “Beyond Essentialism: Elevating Women's Scholarship in Southeast Asian Social Sciences." This workshop aims to provide training and mentoring of women early career researchers (ECRs) in the social sciences, with a focus on researchers from and...

Asia Europe People’s Forum

The Institute for Popular Democracy, Focus on the Global South Thailand, Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation, Indonesia for Global Justice, and other human rights groups will conduct a week-long workshop called the Asia-Europe People's Forum, which will be held virtually from May 17 to 24, 2021. Asia-Europe People's Forum will...