History made in Myanmar: Cornell professors comment on outcome of elections

The results in one of Myanmar’s freest elections in a generation are in, and the National League for Democracy – lead by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi – won by a landslide.   Magnus Fiskesjö, an associate professor in Cornell’s department of anthropology and expert on Southeast Asia, says it’s possible this election will become a […]

Cornell experts comment on Myanmar election

On Sunday, Myanmar will hold a historical parliamentary election where Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) will challenge the ruling and military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP). Experts of Southeast Asian politics at Cornell University comment on the significance of these elections.   On Myanmar’s economy: Thomas Pepinsky, associate professor in […]