Dr. Cathy Tun

Dr. Cathy Tun
Associate Professor, Department of Environment and Water Studies, University of Yangon ,Myanmar.
cathytun65@gmail.com, cathytun@uy.edu.mm
+95 9256015298
2008 – 2013, PhD (Cultural Anthropology), University of Yangon, Myanmar
2005 – 2007, M.Res (Cultural Anthropology), University of Yangon, Myanmar
2003 – 2005, MA (Credit), (Anthropology), University of Yangon, Myanmar
1995 – 2001, BA (Q), (Anthropology), University of Dagon, Myanmar
Sept 2016 – Dec 2016, Research Development Fellowship Program, Central European University, Hungary
Research Interest
Anthropological approaches to Water Sustainability
Anthropological Perspectives on Water and Social and Cultural Life
Bridging between Scientific and Local Ecological Knowledge on Water Culture
Water and Religion
Research Activities
The project of Migration and Availability of Agriculture Labor: Case studies from two flood-prone areas in the Ayeyarwady Delta by supporting Flood Based Farming System in the Ayeyarwady Delta (FBFS Myanmar) under European Union (E.U) and International Water Management Institutes (IWMI)
Thidar Htwe Win, Htura, Cathy Tun, Sandar Aung. 2020. Hair Symbolism at Set Set Yo Village, Ngathayouk Township, Naung U District. University of Mandalay Research Journal, Vol 11, No. 2, pp. 180-188
Thidar Htwe Win, Htura, Cathy Tun. 2019. Factors in the Decreasing Number of Sap Tappers in Shwe-Hlaing Village, Nyaung U Township, Nandalay Region. University Research Journal, Vol. 11, No. 8, pp 1-28
Than Pale, Aye Aye Aung, Nilar Tin, Lei Kaythi, Lwin Lwin Aung, Cathy Tun , San San Oo, Zin Zin Htet Aung. 2018-2019. Cultural Beliefs, Indigenous Knowledge and Health Care Practices: Case Study on Yin Baw Ethnic, Kayah State. University of Yangon Research Journal, Vol. 11, No.1, pp. 53-66
Cathy Tun. 2015. Dynamics of the Myanmar Drum Ensemble. https://www.burmalibrary.org./doc/21/
Cathy Tun. 2013. The Relationship between Spirit Propitiation Ceremony and Drum Ensemble. Dagon University Research Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 73-79
Cathy Tun. 2009. Taung-yar Burning Festival of Kayan Ghekho Ethnic Group. Dagon University Research Journal, Vol. 3. No. 1, pp. 166-170
Award Achieved
“The Best Researcher Award”. 2014. Department of Higher Education (Lower Myanmar), Ministry of Education.