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Planet Myanmar - Calendar 2013/2014
Britain-Myanmar Society
Regular meetings are at: the Medical Society of London, 11 Chandos Street, LONDON W.1.
Admission is 6.00 per person.
Meetings are confined to members and their guests - and are subject to reporting restrictions.
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2014
2015
Tuesday February 18th 2014
"SAZIGYO" - Burmese Manuscript Binding Tapes
by Ralph Isaacs

Ralph Isaacs will introduce his new book on sazigyo tapes, and the whole world of symbolism, meaning and decoration that is compressed into this form of manuscript binding.

Tuesday February 24th 2015
The British Museum's Myanmar Collection
by Alexandra Green

Alexandra Green of the British Museum gave a talk with slides on the formation of the museum's fascinating Burma Collection.

Thursday 27th March 2014
Dr Tony Whitten and Sophie Benbow
Dr Whitten of Flora and Fauna International will be talking about conservation and development in the Myeik Archipelago. He also has an interest in some of the British individuals who gave their names to individual islands in the old days.
Tuesday 31st March 2015
Encouraging Responsible Business in Myanmar
by Vickie Bowman
Vicky is the head of the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, which she set up in 2013. She will talk about the activities of the Centre during its first two years, which have focused on oil and gas, tourism, information and communication technology, and on promoting greater transparency.
Thursday 15th May 2014
  Treating Psychiatric Illnesses in Myanmar
by Dr Nwe Win Thein

Dr Nwe Winn Thein will be talking to us about raising awareness of psychiatric illnesses, and their treatment, in Myanmar. This promises to be a fascinating presentation on an important medical topic that has not been covered before at our meetings. Dr Nwe Winn Thein graduated as a medical doctor in Myanmar and trained as a psychiatrist in the UK.

Tuesday 19th May 2015
  (Details of the subject and speaker will appear later)
Tuesday 24th June 2014
Producer and sound artist Francesca Panetta will present

Sounding Myanmar

playing extracts from recent BBC radio features on Myanmar and revealing forthcoming projects on the story of the Dhammazedi bell.

Thursday 25th June 2015
(Details of the subject and speaker will appear later)
Thursday 9th October 2014
The October Reception and AGM

Tuesday 13th October 2015
(Details of the subject and speaker will appear later)
Tuesday 25th November 2014
Another Man's War
The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's Forgotten African Army

by Barnaby Phillips

Mr Phillips introduces his book of the same title - about a Nigerian soldier who fought for the British in the Arakan campaign in World War Two - and was protected by members of the local population.

Thurssday 19th November 2015
(Details of the subject and speaker will appear later)

2013-2014 Calendar.