Submission Guidelines

Thanks a lot for your interest in submitting your work to MyanmarMemo. Please read the following guidelines carefully before submitting a blog post.

We welcome contributions by anyone with a sincere interest in Myanmar, e.g. scholars, students, people who worked and/or lived in Myanmar, analysts etc. We especially also invite authors who haven’t published their writings yet, to use this blog as a platform to share their ideas and insights.

You are welcome to submit a post of any of the following formats: parts of your scholarly work, reports from Myanmar (e.g. from your fieldwork), portraits, reports on Myanmar related events, opinion pieces, essays, book reviews.
Please indicate which category your post belongs to.

Blog posts can be written in German or English

A blog post should have a maximum length of 1500 words.

Please submit a text document (preferably .doc file), double-spaced. Your post should have a title and a short teaser (50-100 words), to announce your blog post on the Myanmar-Institut e.V. website. In addition, please list some keywords for your post, which we should use as tags for the tag cloud of our website
All citations and references should follow the current edition of the Chicago Manual of Style.
Keep the end notes as short as possible.
List important references at the end of your blog post.
Attach photos of reasonable size and quality (that can comfortably be viewed even on bigger computer screens) separately, but please indicate where they should be placed in your text.

Add two sentences about yourself and a photograph. In exceptional cases, e.g. when sensitive topics are concerned, we are willing to publish blog posts anonymously.

Authors must ensure that they have the rights to publish any photos included in their blog post.

Editorial process
Submit your post to the following email address:

All submission will be reviewed by two members of our editorial team. The editorial team will inform authors whether their contribution is accepted for publication, and we might in some cases suggest revisions before publishing.