Welcome to the Center for Burma Studies


The image above was taken at the Kaleidoscope of Burmese Art Exhibition Suite opening reception on September 08. 2016 at the NIU Art Museum. Photograph: Robert Banke, NIU

 The 13th International Burma Studies Conference will be held August 3-5, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

IBSC Flyer

The Call for Papers is now live!

For more information, visit the website!

The Center is featured in an article on NIU Today's webpage.
The article discusses Director, Dr. Catherine Raymond and her graduate students and their different trips to Southeast Asia this summer.

Congratulations to Director, Dr. Catherine Raymond for receiving the Presidential Engagement Professor Award.


The Center has now made available all issues of the Bulletin of the Burma Studies Group in PDF form.

Access all Bulletins here! 

We now have a Flickr page!

Check it out for exclusive images of current and past exhibits, conferences, and more! 





Journal of Burma Studies Volume 21.2 (abstracts)


CBS in the news!

Featured Past Exhibit:
Buddhist Art of Myanmar

Asia Society New York, New York
February 10 through May 10, 2015

The Center for Burma Studies proudly loaned
 several objects to this exhibit in New York City!


In memoriam of Dr. F. K. Lehman (Chit Hlaing), we created a tribute page where anyone can contribute photographs and memories.
This page can be accessed by 
clicking here.