Nyi Nyi Kyaw is IDRC’s Research Chair on Forced Displacement at The Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development (RCSD) at Chiang Mai University in Thailand. Here he talks about his background and his work on forced displacement.

Nyi Nyi Kyaw will focus on two projects as the IDRC Research Chair. The first investigates the position of researchers from and in the Global South regarding forced displacement, while the second examines conflict and displacement case by case with a focus on Myanmar’s crisis and displacement patterns in Southeast Asia.  

Further information about the IDRC Research Chairs on Forced Displacement

Twelve research chairs to generate locally led knowledge on forced displacement (IDRC Research-in-Action article)

Research chairs will anchor knowledge on forced displacement in the Global South (IDRC Research-in-Action article)