Myanmar, ethnic nationalities and the rule of law: a critical analysis

Event details


Date & time

Tuesday 27 January 2015


RegNet meeting room
ANU Canberra


Nathan Willis


Dr Emma Larking
+61 (0)2 6125 1513

CIGJ Visiting Scholar Nathan Willis will present an informal seminar outlining his PhD research, which considers how concepts of the rule of law are used by foreign direct investment actors in Rakhine (Arakan) State, Myanmar (Burma), and further, considers what legal strategies are available to communities in Rakhine State to safeguard their interests in land and natural resources.Nathan is a current PhD Candidate at Southern Cross University. He completed the Juris Doctor degree at the University of Southern Queensland in 2012 and was awarded the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. He holds degrees from Southern Cross University, Tabor College and the Australian National University. He is a Registered Nurse and has specialised in both International Health and Development and Aged Care. He has over 10 years experience of ongoing involvement in Myanmar (Burma) including 3 years full-time work (2006-2009) as an aid worker. For more details, see his profile.Image from Wikimedia Commons under CC0 1.0 license.

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