Dr. Cathy Tun

Name
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Dr. Cathy Tun
Position
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Associate Professor, Department of Environment and Water Studies, University of Yangon ,Myanmar.
Contact
:
cathytun65@gmail.com, cathytun@uy.edu.mm
+95 9256015298
Education
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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
Fellowship
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Sept 2016 – Dec 2016, Research Development Fellowship Program, Central European University, Hungary
Research Interest
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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
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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)
Publications
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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
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“The Best Researcher Award”. 2014. Department of Higher Education (Lower Myanmar), Ministry of Education.