Bridget Welsh is Associate Professor at John Cabot University, a Senior Research Associate at NTU, a Senior Associate Fellow THC and a University Fellow of CDU. She analyzes Southeast Asian politics, especially Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Indonesia. She is committed to engagement, fostering mutual understanding and empowerment.
Posts tagged "Myanmar"
Blueprint of hope for Myanmar

Blueprint of hope for Myanmar

From The Straits Times The visit of a first sitting US president to Myanmar earlier this month was a historic moment for the people of the country. Children, monks and other well-wishers gathered excitedly at the airport for hours to greet him. People swarmed out of their offices to wave as President Barack Obama and...

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United Front for Reforms in Myanmar

Published in The Straits Times – Sep 29, 2012. MYANMAR’S leaders have stepped out in step with each other this week to showcase the country’s reforms. President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi have marked historic visits to the United States, as the parliamentary Speaker Thura Shwe Man visited Australia and Singapore....

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Project Malot Taking Root – July 2012 Report

The school year has started for the middle school in the Malot village track. There is excitement in the air, as a new crop of students have entered the middle and high standards and others are moving on. The middle school continues to serve ten different villages, with hundreds of students. The dedicated principal and...

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Myanmar Roundtable 2012

At ISIS Malaysia’s Myanmar Roundtable 2012. Topic:”What are the notable and actual changes in the reform process taking place in Myanmar? What remaining serious challenges are there for the government?”  

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About Project Malot

In the wake of Cyclone Nargis in May 2008 the broader SAIS-JHU (Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University) community led by students in the Southeast Asia Studies Program working with Professor Bridget Welsh contributed funds toward the construction of a middle school in the village tract of Malot, approximately...

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Crisis in Burma: Can the U.S. Bring About a Peaceful Resolution?

Testimony of Bridget Welsh, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Southeast Asia Studies Johns Hopkins University, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies Before the U. S. Subcommittee House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Global Environment From United States House of Representatives   Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member Manzullo, and members of the subcommittee, thank you for inviting me here today to testify about...

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