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Call for Papers : “REORIENTING MYANMAR STUDIES IN MYANMAR” 5-6 FEBRUARY, 2018, YANGON DEPARTMENT OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH AND NATIONAL LIBRARY Myanmar studies among international scholars and researchers over the recent decades have been based in universities and institutions outside of Myanmar. Understanding of Myanmar Studies primarily dwelled on social science in Myanmar. However, the scope of Myanmar Studies has been becoming widespread and developing into a variety of focuses in recent years. Today, diversity of views and ideas has been emerging due to the impact of democratization process followed by socio-economic and political changes in Myanmar. Thus, Myanmar Studies has become an umbrella term that can cover every disciplinary, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research focusing on Myanmar. With recent democratic and political liberalizations, it is the right time for the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to organize international conferences on Myanmar studies. “Reorienting Myanmar Studies in Myanmar” is a conference which is expected to serve as a platform that encourages a new direction in local and foreign scholarships on Myanmar. Therefore, we may find new perspectives discussing newly-emerged researches, both local and foreign, on a variety of disciplines. So, the conference welcomes research papers in any discipline under the category of Myanmar Studies. Submission Guidelines - Please submit your Title, Abstract, and short Biography in MS Word Format as an attachment to an email addressed to info.dhrconference@gmail.com not later than 30 September 2017. - Biographical information and the abstract provided will be published in the conference program, and may be published as part of conference proceedings. - The final paper should be written in English (3000-5000 words) and must conform to the Guidelines of Chicago Manual. - Individual participants shall be invited according to the merits of the abstract of the paper. - After the Conference, presented papers are to be improved and/or revised by the Myanmar Historical Commission, the Board of Editorial and authors for consideration of publication. - The selected paper will be published in Myanmar Historical Research Journals. Privileges for the Conference Participants 1) Paper Presenter will be provided -  No Registration Fees.  3 night free hotel accommodations.  Lunch, Welcoming and Closing Dinners  Cultural show and a city tour of Yangon.  Airport transportation. ( No subsidy for the air tickets will be provided. In case of inconvenience for air travel, recommendation shall be provided to those who will apply for travelling grant. ) 2) Participants and guests  No Registration Fees. (Registration is free and required to request the registration form at info.dhrconference@gmail.com )  Invitation letter Important Dates: 30 September 2017 : Deadline for abstracts 30 October 2017 : Announcement of selected abstracts 31 December 2017 : Registration 31 January 2018 : Deadline for submission of Full paper 5-6 February 2018 : Conference Contact to: info.dhrconference@gmail.com Khin Phone Oo (Ms.) Research Officer The Department of Historical Research and National Library Mobile : + 95 9 5409666 Fax : + 95 1 658152 Email : khinhpone@gmail.com
Department of Historical Research under the Ministry of Culture, has now published many Myanmar Historical Research Works of the Historical Commission members.
The national races of Myanmar have residing unitedly in the Union of Myanmar since ancient time with a long history and culture of its own.
Pre-Bagan Period
Tagaung Period & Myinsai- Pinya-Sagaing Period
Mon Civilization
Bagan Period
Taungoo Period
Ancient Rakhine and Mrauk-U Period
Innwa Period (1364-1555)
Nyaungyan Period (1358-1752)
Konbaung Period (1752-1885)
British Colonial Period (1885-1942)
Japan Period (1942-1945) & Post War Period (1945-48)
Post-Independence Period (1948-1962)
Post-Independence Period (1962-1988)
Post-Independence Period (1988-Today)