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Myanmar's Fight Against Military Rule, and Why it Matters?
This lecture will address current developments in Myanmar and focus on the nearly-unprecedented national resistance to the military's attempted coup, and how things might progress going forward.

6 PM: Program begins
6:45 - 7:15 PM: Q&A

Registration for this program is free, but we welcome donations to help the Richmond World Affairs Council continue its mission.

Apr 21, 2021 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Ambassador Scot Marciel
Myanmar @Richmond World Affairs Council
Scot Marciel is a Visiting Scholar and Practitioner Fellow at Stanford University’s Walter Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center. A career Foreign Service Officer, he most recently served as the U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar from March 2016 through May 2020. Prior to his assignment in Myanmar, Ambassador Marciel was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asia and the Pacific at the State Department, where he oversaw U.S. relations with Southeast Asia. From 2010 to 2013, Scot Marciel was U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country. Before that, he served concurrently as the first U.S. Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asia from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Marciel earned an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a BA in International Relations from the University of California at Davis.