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Myanmar-Studien: Ein Überblick


Gärtner, Uta (2017). Myanmar-Studien: Ein Überblick. Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques, 71(1):377-387.

Abstract

Whithin the last few years Myanmar has been attracting much international attention, which is reflected in the rising number of academic research papers on this country as well. Against this background the article gives a concise review of the history of worldwide Myanmar studies with due consideration of German traditions in this field. Thereby it is focussing on institutions, which follow a holistic approach combining research and teaching. Emphasising the need of language proficiency for acquiring authentic information it advocates the re-establishment of a permanent base, which comprises language instruction as well as area studies and can promote the coordination of research work.

Abstract

Whithin the last few years Myanmar has been attracting much international attention, which is reflected in the rising number of academic research papers on this country as well. Against this background the article gives a concise review of the history of worldwide Myanmar studies with due consideration of German traditions in this field. Thereby it is focussing on institutions, which follow a holistic approach combining research and teaching. Emphasising the need of language proficiency for acquiring authentic information it advocates the re-establishment of a permanent base, which comprises language instruction as well as area studies and can promote the coordination of research work.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:Journals > Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques > Archive > 71 (2017) > 1
Dewey Decimal Classification:950 History of Asia
Uncontrolled Keywords:Forschung, Sprachausbildung, landeskundliche Grundlagen, Zentren, virtuelles Institut
Language:German
Date:2017
Deposited On:30 May 2018 14:41
Last Modified:28 Jul 2020 13:58
Publisher:De Gruyter
ISSN:0004-4717
OA Status:Green
Free access at:Publisher DOI. An embargo period may apply.
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1515/asia-2015-0041

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