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  • Weaving Education Through Tradition and History

    SEAMEO Regional Centre for History and Tradition (SEAMEO CHAT) is one of the 24 specialist Regional Centres of Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization. The Centre was established on 15 December 2000.

  • Embracing the Past, Welcoming the Future

    To act as repository of the rich historical heritage and varied traditions in Southeast Asian and make available its expertise to meet challenges of the 21st century

  • Researching History and Tradition to Build the Future

    to promote cooperation in the study of history and traditions among member countries and the development of a greater identity through research human resource development, education, and public awareness program

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Latest Program & Activities

  • 24 Dec 2018

    CHAT Communication in English (CCE): SEAMEO CHAT Contribution for Myanmar’s Future

    CHAT Communication in English or CCE was founded back in 2002, just two years after the SEAMEO CHAT’s establishment. SEAMEO CHAT’s director at that time, Mrs. Ni Ni Myint, thought that, if Myanmar is ever going to be able to actively involved in ...

  • 12 Dec 2018

    International Conference on Traditions of Water Asia: Beliefs, Practices and Transformations

    The idea of the conference is, to discuss a new approach to analyze Asian culture, focusing on water’s symbolic roles in beliefs, values, and rituals. The theme has focused on the symbolic meanings of natural entities like water in social ...

  • 01 Nov 2018

    Myanmar History in Myanmar Perspective

    There have been different perspectives and interpretations on Myanmar history since it was viewed by different people.  The perspectives and interpretations of Myanmar scholars, however, are not too well known because Myanmar scholars publish ...

Latest News

"We hope with bringing out common concept of history.
We can grow closer as Southeast Asia region."

Prof. Tun Aung Chain

Director of SEAMEO CHAT Rtd