The Karen in 2017: Resilience, Aspirations and Politics

The Karen in 2017: Resilience, Aspirations and Politics

A one-day workshop on 'The Karen in 2017: Resilience, Aspirations and Politics' was organised by Dr Matthew J Walton was held on 15th June 2017 at St Antony's College

A list of papers given is provided below, please see the links for a number of audio recordings.

  • The Karen and the Gift of Education​
    Pia Joliffe (University of Oxford)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • The Karen, Education and the Diaspora
    Bob Anderson (Mobile Education Partnerships)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • Perinatal Depression in Migrant and Refugee Karen and Burmese women in Tak province, Thailand
    Gracia Fellmeth (University of Oxford)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • Coming of Age in Hpa-an: Hope and Visions of the Good Life
    Justine Chambers (Australian National University)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • Non-state welfare and the politics of abandonment: Northern Karen State in the shadow of the 1990s
    Gerard McCarthy (Australian National University)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • Vulnerability, Poverty and Displacement and the absence of Interim Arrangements: Karen Communities in Ceasefire areas of Southeast Burma/Myanmar
    Tim Schroeder (Covenant Consult / Friedensau Adventist University)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • From Conflict to Ceasefire: Landmines as a form of community protection in Eastern Myanmar
    Greg Cathcart
    Audio Podcast
     
  • Comparing the KNU and KIO ceasefire experiences
    David Brenner (University of Surrey)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • Humanitarian Aid and the Karen
    Alexander Horstmann (Tallinn University)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • 'Everything has changed' yet 'I have nothing': the Transborder lives of Karen women from Hpa-an, Myanmar
    Indrė Balčaitė (Central European University)
    Audio Podcast
     
  • History of Social Suffering and the Social Agent
    Father Vinai (The Seven Fountain Jesuit Regional Retreat Centre / People for Others Foundation)
     
  • Roundtable Discussion: The Future of Karen in Myanmar/Burma and the diaspora
    Benedict Rogers, Martin Smith, Richard Dolan and Justine Chambers
    Audio Podcast