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Gatty Lecture Series: Civil-Military Relations in Myanmar's Failing Democratic Transition

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 12:15pm

Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty Lecture Series.  ***This event is open to current Cornell NetID users only***

Kyaw Yin Hlaing, Center for Diversity and National Harmony

Dr. Kyaw Yin Hlaing is the executive director at the Center for Diversity and National Harmony. He earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University, and has taught at the City University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore. He is a former Advisor to President U Thein Sein, a former member of the National Economic and Social Council, and a former director of the political dialogue program at the Myanmar Peace Center. He has published four edited volumes and more than 50 articles and reports on Myanmar politics and society. His research and teaching interests include state- and nation-building, authoritarian politics, democratization, state-society relations, social movements, communal problems, and peace building. He is currently researching what has gone wrong with Myanmar’s democratic transition.

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Gatty Lectures will be held in-person at the Kahin Center, with the option to attend virtually as well. To attend virtually, please register at

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Asian Studies, Southeast Asia Program, Government


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Kyaw Yin Hlaing

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