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“Dawei Studies”: An evaluation of knowledge and movement about Dawei

Background

The workshop on “Dawei Studies” An evaluation of knowledge and movement about Dawei was held during 14–15 September 2020 at the Foundation for Natural Resources and Environment (FENR) in Chiang Mai as part of the 3rd International Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies (ICBMS) from 5-7 March 2021 at the UNISERV, Chiang Mai University. It aims to give academics, development activists, researchers and those working on Dawei issues a chance to exchange and present their studies as well as to evaluate the status of knowledge about Dawei from various perspectives including the history and identity of Dawei, its culture and livelihood, natural resources, development and its impacts, CSOs, media, education, youth, and migrant workers in Thailand, etc. It should help to replicate the knowledge expanding our understanding about neighboring countries and paving the way to further collaboration on various fronts. It should also support the implementation of CSOs toward sustainable development for the benefit of society, human rights and the environment.

Contents

The Identity of the Dawei People Illustrated in the Local Museum of the Payagyi Monastery.

Sittiporn Netniyom, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia (RILCA), Mahidol University

The Archeological Study Across the Peninsular Tanintharyi Mountains,

Walailak Songsiri, The Lek-Prapai Viriyahpant Foundation

Dawei Heritage Walking Tour: Learning About History and the Local Community,

Pojana Suansri, Community Based Tourism Institute

Life in Two Countries – Thailand-Myanmar: Opportunities and Obstacles

Praphapron Preeyapasaworasakul, Spirit in Education Movement (SEM)

Over a Decade of Uncertainty of the Dawei Special Economic Zone Project

Luntharimar Longcharoen, Independent researcher

Cross Border Economic Development in the Ethnic Karen Controlled Areas: In the Case of the Dawei Special Economic Zone’s Road Link Project

Naruemon Thabchumpon, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University

Implementing Good Practices on the Dawei Road Link: Recommendations in line with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the case of the two-lane road connecting the Dawei Special Economic Zone Project

Teerachai Sanjaroenkij, The Mekong Butterfly

Dawei CSOs: From Local Issues to the Transborder Movement

Wipawadee Panyangnoi, PhD student, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University

Annex

References and further information on Dawei

You can read full every articles at the link below

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