Coup in Burma: What's happening and what's next?

Date & Time March 30, 2021 8:00pm - 9:00pm

This Tuesday (March 30th) at 8:00 PM EDT, Tufts SURGE is proud to host a presentation, followed by a discussion, by Mr. Aaron Connelly on the recent coup in Burma. Mr. Connelly will explain the current situation in Burma, discuss the coup's long-term consequences, and talk about what the international community can do.

Mr. Connelly is a research fellow at the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS), one of the world's most prestigious Foreign Policy think tanks. He writes and commissions researches on Southeast Asian politics and foreign policy, and leads roundtables and other events on these subjects. Prior to joining IISS, Mr. Connelly was the first director of the Southeast Asia Project at the Lowy Institute in Sydney. He was a Fulbright scholar and speaks fluent Indonesian. His foreign policy analysis has been featured in the New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, BBC, CNN, Reuters, AFP, and elsewhere.

No prior knowledge on this topic is needed to attend this event, and it is open to anyone interested! We look forward to seeing you all! You can find the Zoom link below: