Thant Myint-U

Thant Myint-U

Writer, historian, conservationist

Biography

Thant Myint-U is a writer, historian, conservationist, a former presidential advisor and peace negotiator, the chairman of U Thant House and the Yangon Heritage Trust, and a Founding Partner of the Ava Advisory Group. He was educated at Harvard and Cambridge Universities and taught history for several years as a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He has also served on three United Nations peacekeeping operations and as the Chief of Policy Planning at the UN’s Department of Political Affairs. He is the author of four books, most recently The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century.

Thant Myint-U是作家、歷史學家、環境保護主義者、前總統顧問和和平談判者、U Thant House 和 Yangon Heritage Trust 的主席,以及Ava Advisory Group 的創始合夥人。 他曾在哈佛大學和劍橋大學接受教育,並以劍橋三一學院的院士身份教授了幾年曆史。 他還曾在聯合國的三個維和行動中任職,並擔任過聯合國政治事務部政策規劃主任。 他是四本書的作者,最近的著作是《The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century》。