AMI Monthly Seminar_June Zoom Meeting  

Myanmar Students in Australia and the Conscription Law

This seminar will be a virtual event, online via Zoom. 

Date: June 24, 2024 (Monday)   

Duration: 1 hour

Time: 06:00 – 07:00 PM AEST Time (14:30-15:30 Myanmar/Yangon Time)

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Meeting ID:  875 9667 4901

Passcode:  391715

Pan Hsu Pyae Eain is a researcher focusing on public policy, freedom of expression, media freedom, inter-ethnic relations, and activism. She works as a research consultant at Athan, a prominent freedom of expression activist organisation. Following the military coup in 2021, she moved to Thailand, where she advocated for and documented the right to freedom of expression and human rights violations in Myanmar. In mid-2022, she relocated to Australia to pursue further studies and recently completed her Master of Public Policy and Management at the University of Melbourne.

Dr Thet Htay is currently working as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Central Queensland, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and a Member of the Royal College of psychiatrists (UK) and has decades of experience in Clinical Psychiatry. Dr Htay has a lifelong interest in world politics, history, and nature. He is passionate about freedom, and democratic movements globally. Since the Military coup in Myanmar, he has been actively involved in Spring Revolution movement along with Myanmar diaspora across the world.

Questions and Answers will follow the presentations.

***NOTE: Zoom can work very well, but it poses difficulties for people with a poor internet connection. So, people from Myanmar (or elsewhere) who might have a poor internet connection or low bandwidth should turn off the video mode and listen to the seminar. You may be able to switch on the video from time to time just to see who is speaking. Questions can be posed using the chat function.  The whole seminar will be uploaded later on the AMI website and Facebook page.