december, 2017

05dec6:00 pm7:00 pmCrisis in Myanmar: Its origins and our response6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Event Organized By: Lowy Institute

Event Details

Over half a million Rohingya have fled Myanmar into neighbouring Bangladesh since 25 August, bringing with them accounts of crimes against humanity by Myanmar security forces and local mobs.

Join the Lowy Institute’s expert panel for a discussion of the background to the current crisis, including the roles of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar’s military, and an examination of what Australia and the international community can do to address one of Southeast Asia’s most serious humanitarian crises in decades.

Dr Melissa Crouch, Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty, the University of New South Wales

Mr Aaron Connelly, Research Fellow, East Asia Program, Lowy Institute

Mr Hervé Lemahieu, Research Fellow, Lowy Institute

Moderated by Dr Merriden Varrall, Director of the East Asia Program, Lowy Institute


(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Lowy Institute

Level 3, 1 Bligh Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia