Dr Mo Mo Thant

Dr Mo Mo Thant
Professor (Head) , Department of History

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Dr Mo Mo Thant


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Dr Mo Mo Thant is professor and Head of the History Department at the University of Yangon, Myanmar. She attained her B.A (1984) and M.A (1990) Degrees from Mandalay University and Ph.D at the University of Yangon (2002). She is a member of the Governing Board of SEAMEO CHAT (Regional Centre for History and Tradition). Her research area is Social History, in particular religion in Myanmar, with a special interest in women and religion. She has nine publications in the research journals of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, Yangon University of Distance Education and SEAMEO Regional Centre for History and Tradition and seven international publications including at the University of Passau, Germany at the Centre for Bharat Studies in Mahidol University in Thailand, at the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies in Korea, Austrian National University  and SOAS in UK. She has authored text books and references for primary and secondary level, as well as texts and study guides for the Distance Education students on Myanmar Social History and History of the United States. She is a Chair of history curriculum Development Committee and Subject Wise Committee.  She frequently presents on different history topics on the dedicated education channel of MRTV. She had supervised MA and PhD Dissertations and served as an external examiner at Yangon and Mandalay Universities and the National Defence Collage in Naypyitaw. She was a DAAD visiting research fellow at the Comparative Religion department at Bonn University, Germany and Department of Gender Studies, the Central European University in Hungary in 2016.

Publication Lists

Sr. Year Title MYANMAR GERMANY THAI United Kingdom KOREA Pages
1 2003 The Role of Shewgyin Nikaya(1920-1980)  Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, Vol. I, No.3, March 35-44
2 2006 The Historical and Socio-economic background of Hindu Ethnic in Mandalay  Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, Vol. IV, No.7, March 201-208
3 2006 The Nagani Newsletter -An Overview Myanmar Literature Project  Paper No.10:1, Germany, University of Passau, ISSN 1435-5310 59-69
4 2006 A Study of Publication by Nagani Book Club Under the Nationalistic Aspects Myanmar Literature Project  Paper No.10:100, Germany, University of Passau, ISSN 1435-5311 25-35
5 2006 Betel Chewing Habit of Myanmar Center for Bharat studies, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia, Mahidol University 18-19
6 2007 Myanmar Women  participation in socialAffairs Research Journal of Federation of Myanmar women Affairs  




7 2008 Pluralitat, Politik und Kritik: Murmesischer Buddhismmus wahrend der Mandalay-Periode (1852-1885) PETER LANG Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften 37-48
8 2009 Studying Pali Literature in Myanmar Perspective Yangon University of Distance Education Research Journal, Vol.I, No.1 125-138
9 2010 Emergence of Samgha Sects and development of Hingettwin Sect  Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, Vol. VIII, No.8 59-72
10 2010 The Ponna of Mandalay Traditions 2010, Commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of SEAMEO Regional Centre for History and Tradition 33-42
11 2010 Myanmar Women’s Achievements in Buddhist Religious Endeavors University Research Journel, Vol 3 No.3 11-Jan
12 2012 The Relations Between King Samgha Based on Royal Order (1853-1885)  Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, Vol. X, No.9 241-253
13 2013 Samgha History in Myanmar (1044-1885) Insights into Myanmar History, SEAMEO Regional Centre for History and Tradition 58-69
14 2013 Myanmar Traditional View on Civil Society Institute for Southeast Asian Studies, Volume 5, Number 2, December 2013 67-79
15 2017 Pitu Sangha Raja: Post- Bagan Relations between the Sangha and the Khing https://www.soas.ac.uk/saaap/news,  SOAS University of London, UK  1-13