SEAMEO CHAT is an organ of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and acts as a centre for history and tradition of Southeast Asian countries.

The Seminar on Myanmar Traditions in Retrospect was conducted at the SEAMEO Regional Centre for History and Tradition on 18-20 December, 2013. The seminar at which Professor U Tun Aung Chain, former Director of the Centre, gave a keynote address, was attended by 143academic staff from the departments of History, Oriental Studies, Philosophy, Myanmar, Archaeology, law, Anthropology, Psychology, International Relations, Geography, English, and Library Science in universities in Yangon area.