It is our pleasure to invite international and national scholars to the Fourth International Conference on “Transformation Processes in Myanmar IV”. The conference is jointly organised by the University of Yangon and the Centre of Excellence on Urban and Regional Development (CoE, University of Yangon/University of Cologne) in collaboration with the University of Cologne, Germany. It will take place at the University of Yangon on 7 December 2019.
The University of Yangon was established in 1920 and is the first university of Myanmar. On the occasion of its 99th Anniversary in 2019, it is the aim of the International Conference to contribute to the knowledge and exchange on current transformation processes in Myanmar. Multidisciplinary topics, approaches and perspectives will be applied in order to support a vivid exchange beyond disciplinary borders and to enhance scientific networks.
The aims of the Conference are:
Topics of sessions
In order to contribute to the discussion within the scientific community, we are planning to publish selected articles, topic-oriented ones in the reviewed Myanmar Journal of Urban and Regional Development.
The selected articles will be published as online proceeding
Deadline for the submission of presentation title: 2 December 2019.
Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 4 December 2019.
Travel and accommodation
Travel and accommodation support can unfortunately not be given, but speakers do not need to pay any conference and registration fees.
Prof. Dr. Pho Kaung, Rector, University of Yangon (Chair Person)
Prof. Dr. Omar Kyaw, Pro-Rector, University of Yangon (Member)
Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas, Head of Department, Institute of Geography, University of Cologne (Member)
Prof. Dr. Htun Ko, Head of Department of Geography, University of Yangon (Member)
Prof. Dr. Zaw Soe Min, Professor, Department of History, University of Yangon (Member)
Prof. Dr. Thandar Aye, Professor of Botany Department, University of Yangon (Member)
Dr. Khin Khin Soe, Professor, Department of Geography, Sittwe University (Secretary)
Dr. Zin Mar Than, Research Fellow, University of Cologne and Centre of Excellence (CoE), University of Yangon (Joint Secretary)
For any enquiries regarding the programme, please contact: Dr. Khin Khin Soe (firstname.lastname@example.org).
International Conference on “Transformation Processes in Myanmar IV” 7th December 2019 Programme