Lost Footsteps
Lost Footsteps

Explorations in Myanmar and global history

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Medieval Myanmar (900-1510AD)

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Contemporary Myanmar and the World (1962-2018)

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Before history

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When the World Becomes 4 Degree Celsius Warmer
When the World Becomes 4 Degree Celsius Warmer
The world is now one degree Celsius warmer than pre-industrial levels. All leading scientists agree that 1.5 degrees will be the tipping point. Without urgent and drastic action by the biggest economies, the planet will reach that tipping point by 2030. And without massive shifts in policy, the world will then be on track for a 3-5 degree increase in temperature by 2100. As the map makes clear, the consequences for Myanmar will be catastrophic. Even if this scenario is...

Explore Myanmar History through a Timeline

About this project

The aim of this website is to promote interest in Myanmar's amazing history.Our hope is to challenge the often two-dimensional and uncritical views of history taught in Myanmar by reexamining key periods in the country's past. We would like as well to reveal the rich multicultural nature of Myanmar's history and its deep and ongoing ties to global events and trends.Finally, this website will also delve into the history of neighbouring regions, such as Yunnan in China and the Northeast in India, in the hope of introducing these places to a Myanmar audience.We believe that meeting Myanmar's many challenges today will require fresh imaginative thinking. This is turn will only be possible with a clear and critical understanding of Myanmar and global history.

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