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  • 201911.1Fri

    International Workshop “Rain, River, and Rice in Modern Burma”

Date 1st Nov, 2019
Venue Kojima Hall, the University of Tokyo
13:30-13:45 Tomoko Shiroyama Introduction
13:45-14:30 Tomoshige Inoue
(Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.)
Jun Matsumoto
(Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.)
“Data rescue activities of daily rainfall before the early 20th century and rainfall variations for the past 125 years (1891-2015) in Myanmar (Burma)”
14:30-14:50 Akiyuki Kawasaki “Relationship between floods and poverty in recent Yangon and Bago, Myanmar”
14:50-15:35 Noriyuki Osada (JETRO) “Climate fluctuation and agriculture in colonial Burma: A preliminary consideration”
15:35-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:45 Atsuko Naono (Oxford University) “larvivorous fish, anopheles mosquitoes and malaria control in colonial Burma”
16:45-17:30 Michael Charney (SOAS) “Engineering Calamity: the Ecological and Economic Consequences of Railway Building and Irrigation in Colonial Burma.”
17:30-18:00 General Discussion
18:00-18:10 Tomoko Shiroyama “Concluding Remarks”

 

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