Tag: Rohingya

Who gets to be ‘Myanmar’ at the ICJ?

Judith Beyer , February 19th, 2022

The Myanmar military will appear at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague on 21 February 2022. Their main interest does not lie in defending the…

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“Legibility by Invitation”: Rohingya Refugees and the Struggle for Political Recognition

Nursyazwani Jamaludin , September 28th, 2021

Once, in mid-August 2018 in a café tucked away in Klang Valley, Malaysia, Husin, my Rohingya research collaborator, and I sat with Fatimah, a young Rohingya woman. As…


Blockchain Reactions: The peril and promise of techno-governance for stateless Rohingya

Elliott Prasse-Freeman , July 30th, 2019

While Myanmar’s recent ethnic cleansing of its Rohingya minority, which saw 800,000 people driven into Bangladesh, has brought the community’s oppression to the world’s attention, it has also…


Thinking about Yangon: Normalcy or Conflict?

The R-word and the G-word: On counting and accountability in the case of the Rohingya

aaaguestcontributor , February 7th, 2019

Given the sensitivity of this issue, this article was previously published anonymously on the blog operated by the former AAA Committee for Human Rights. The author is currently writing…

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Unpicking an (A)moral Anthropological Stance: Ongoing Violence in Myanmar

standplaatswereld , January 5th, 2018

REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain Introduction by Maaike Matelski In June 2015 the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology organized a seminar on account of the increasing number of Rohingya refug…

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Unpicking an (A)moral Anthropological Stance: Ongoing violence in Myanmar

The Familiar Strange , November 29th, 2017

Author: Justine Chambers, Doctoral candidate with the Department of Anthropology, School of Culture, History and Languages (CHL) at the Australian National University. You can read more about her…

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Pushed offshore, the ‘boat people’ crisis demands regional response

anthropolitics , May 25th, 2015

In recent days, some 2000 refugees and migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar have come ashore in Aceh, Indonesia, and Langkawi, across the Strait of Malacca in Malaysia. Thousands…