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Daw Hla Myat Thway Dr. Hla Myat Thway, M.A.

Minister of Social Affairs

Ayeyarwady Region (Burma)
 
Email: hmyatthway@googlemail.com

Curriculum vitae
1968 Born in Ngathainggyaung (Burma)
1985-99 Studied Burmese language and literature at the University of Yangon
1992 B.A. (Burmese language and literature)
1996-2000 Tutor at the Department of Myanmar, University of Culture, Yangon (teaching Myanmar language and literature)
1999 M.A. ("The morphological functions of the rank-shifted qualifiers in the Myanmar language")
2000-2002 Tutor at the Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon
2004-2008 Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon
2001 Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at the University of Yangon
2002 Learned German at the Goethe Institute Dresden with a DAAD scholarship
2002-08 Doctoral candidate in linguistics at the Freie Universität Berlin with a DAAD (2002–2004) and a KAAD (2005–2007) scholarship
2008 Obtained the degree of Dr. phil. at the Freie Universität Berlin (Thesis title: Yinchia Studies — Integrational and Structuralist. Documentation and initial analysis of an undocumented language)
since 2015 Member of the Ayeyarwady Region Legislative Assembly and Minister of Social Affairs
 
Main fields of activity
Description of Yinchia (an endangered language in Southern Shan State, Myanmar)
Application of Integrational Linguistics
 
Current research projects
The Yinchia language (Southern Shan State, Myanmar): phonology, morphology, syntax
 
Publications
2008 Yinchia Studies — Integrational and Structuralist. Documentation and initial analysis of an undocumented language. Doct. Diss., Freie Universität Berlin. [Published on microfiche].
2010 Yinchia Studies. Documentation and analysis of a language of Myanmar (Burma). Frankfurt am Main etc.: Peter Lang. (European University Studies, Series XXI: Linguistics, 356). [Book version of Hla Myat Thway (2008)].
 
Lectures & conference presentations
2001 "A study of the earliest Mawgone epic in Myanmar literature". Paper presented at the Reading Session, Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon, January 2001. [in Burmese]
2001 "A study of the structure of qualifiers in the Myanmar language". Paper presented at the Reading Session, Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon, April 2001. [in Burmese]
2001 "The influence of Pali literature on Myanmar literature: historical aspects". Group paper presented at the Reading Session, Department of Myanmar, University of Yangon, April 2001. [in Burmese]
2004 "Das Yinchia und seine Erforschung im Rahmen der Integrativen Sprachwissenschaft (Teil 1)". Lecture given at the Forum Integrative Sprachwissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin, 6.12.2004.
2005 "Das Yinchia und seine Erforschung im Rahmen der Integrativen Sprachwissenschaft (Teil 2): Das Tonsystem des Yinchia". Lecture given at the Forum Integrative Sprachwissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin, 30.5.2005.