Para-Nationalism: Sovereignty and Authenticity in the Wa State of Myanmar

Hosted by the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre

Graham Wallace Room, 5th Floor Old Building, LSE, United Kingdom


Dr Hans Steinmüller

Dr Hans Steinmüller


Dr Patrick Meehan

Dr Patrick Meehan



Prof Hyun Bang Shin

Director, Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre

The first of SEAC’s 2019 Southeast Asia Discussion Series (SEADS) will host Dr Hans Steinmüller, who will talk about his recent research on the ethno-nationalist projects of rebel groups in Highland Burma. In a new event format for SEAC, Dr Steinmüller’s talk will be complemented by a Discussant, Dr Patrick Meehan, who will offer reflections and constructive comments on the talk, while the audience benefits from the insights of both discussant and speaker as they engage further in the post-talk debate.

This event relates to SEAC's #urbanisation theme


Dr Hans Steinmüller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at LSE. 

Dr Patrick Meehan is a Senior Teaching Fellow from the Department of Development Studies at SOAS.

The Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) is a cross-disciplinary, regionally-focused academic centre within the Institute of Global Affairs at LSE.

This event is free and open to all, but registration is required from the Eventbrite.

Twitter hashtag for this event: #LSEparanationalism


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RT @yyang3076_yang: Enjoying the fascinating panel discussion on urban development in Southeast Asia. Thanks to all the panelists @Yimin_Zh

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RT @Creighton88: This was indeed very stimulating. A shame I had to miss most of the Q&A due to a staff meeting. Look forward to reading @Y

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