January 21, 2018

Myanmar’s Socio-Ecological Challenges

Aug 27, 2014 1227

In his essay, the author Salai Thawng Tha Lian outlines recent challenges that Myanmar is facing in terms of environmental protection and related social aspects. Since the opening of the country, investors are lining up and it ...

Working Paper: Soldiers and Housewives

Aug 4, 2014 1050

In his working paper the author Christopher Wimmer is aming to summarise the transformation of the Vietnamese society in the 20th century with a focus on female gender roles. In the last century, not only Vietnam’s economy ...

Media freedom in Myanmar since the by-election in 2012

Jun 17, 2014 834

In her synopsis Ms Lena-Marie Hentschel aims to summerarizes the developments on “Media freedom in Myanmar since the by-election in 2012”. The long isolated Southeast Asia country is currently in transition from a former military dictatorship towards ...

Social impacts of Climate Change in Mekong

Jun 1, 2014 837

Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam, is heavily endangered by the impacts of climate change. In recent policies the Vietnamese government mainly focuses on technical approaches to adapt to and to mitigate the risks of climate change. It can ...

Migrant workers’ labour rights

May 1, 2014 502

In this report the author – Jekaterina Rudolph – gives a short overview about the latest research activities on the implementation of migrants’ labour rights done by the Hue University of Science in September 2013. The report ...