2014 Paul Mellon Lecture: Saving Yangon’s Historic City Center

Each year since 2003, the World Monuments Fund Paul Mellon Lecture has been presented in New York and London by leading scholars or specialists in the field of historic preservation. For the 2014 Paul Mellon Lecture, Dr. Thant Myint-U discussed the progress made to preserve one of the most spectacular early twentieth-century urban landscapes in Asia, and the challenges to come. Thant Myint-U is a historian and author, and the founder and chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust.