Asia Foundation Awards Dr. Thant Thaw Kaung with Chang-lin Tien Visiting Fellowship
June 4, 2014
Dr. Thant Thaw Kaung, prominent publisher and library advocate in Myanmar, has been awarded The Asia Foundation’s prestigious Chang-lin Tien Visiting Fellowship. In a program designed to share knowledge and perspectives between peers across the Pacific, Dr. Kaung is engaging with leaders in the U.S. publishing, library, and NGO fields during a three-week study tour this month. During his visit, he also received the prestigious 2014 Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award for his leading role in keeping literary life alive in Myanmar during decades of isolation. Read more.
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