Event tag: Heritage

(Re-)Presentations

⇐Back to the program Felix Girke—A Perpetually Closing Window: Temporalising Yangon in Coffee-Table Books Over the last few years, several expensive, glossy, and professionally produced coffee-table books have been published that present the city of Yangon alongside interpretations of its urban dynamics. In these coffee-table books, Yangon is presented as […]

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Merit Making

⇐Back to the program Thomas Bruhn—Earning Merits: An Ancient Practise of the Citizen of Myanmar Applied in Modern Myanmar Society About 90% of the population in Myanmar follow the Theravāda Buddhist religion. Earning merits is traditionally the basis for the day to day behaviour and is therefore not only of […]

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