Curriculum Vitae

DR. GEETHA A/P GOVINDASAMY

Senior Lecturer
  • Department of East Asian Studies
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 0379675585

BIOGRAPHY


Dr Geetha Govindasamy obtained her PhD from  Monash University, Australia, M.A from the International University of Japan, M.Phil from Queens' College, Cambridge University, UK.  She is an expert on  East Asian international relations. She teaches  courses related to East Asian regional affairs. Generally, she publishes more on inter-Korean issues and East Asian interactions. Her publications  can be found in the local and international journals, UM Press and other reputable publishers. Thus far, she has been a recipient of various research grants from Korea Foundation, Sumitomo Foundation and local funding.  Her networking experiences include academic exchanges at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea University, Institute of Far Easter Studies (IFES), Kyungnam University and the Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID).  Dr Govindasamy was also invited to attend the Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) Exchange programe for acadermics in 2013 and in 2019, she was invited by the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan to be part of an academic tour to Tokyo and Okinawa.  Dr Govindasamy is a member of  Malaysian Scholars on Korea (MASK) and  the Malaysia-Japan Association (MAJAS) and simultaneously is the  Managing Editor of Wilayah: International Journal of East Asian Studies. At present, she is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Cambodian Institute for Peace and Cooperation.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • FOREIGN POLICY
    East Asian Regionalism
  • INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
    China- Asean, Korea-Asean, Japan Asean
  • CONFLICT RESOLUTION
    Inter Korean Relations, Korean Foreign Policy
  • FOREIGN POLICY
    Japan, China, South Korea, North Korea

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD, (International Studies)
    Monash University, Australia
  • MA (International Relations), (Hubungan Antarabangsa)
    International University of Japan
  • MPhil, (Philosophy)
    Queens College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • BA (Hons)(History), (Sejarah)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Curriculum Review
    12 Jul 2020 - 11 Jul 2025 (Department)
  • Member of Department's Higher Degree Curriculum Committee
    13 Jul 2020 - 12 Jun 2025 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA KURIKULUM JABATAN (JKKJ)
    14 Apr 2020 - 28 Feb 2025 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • wakil Ijazah Dasar
    01 Apr 2003 - present (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of Publishing, Researching, Conferences and Consultancy Committee.
    16 May 2014 - present (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Department\'s time table coordinator
    01 Apr 2003 - present (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Ijazah Dasar
    01 Oct 2008 - present (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Facilitator for the "Education Enrichment Model" Academic Session 2000/2001
    01 Jun 2000 - present (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Wakil Nadi Jabatan
    03 Mar 2003 - present (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Quality Assurance Expert ProQae University Malaya
    12 Nov 2020 - 11 Nov 2023 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Members
    03 Aug 2022 - 02 Aug 2023 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Members
    23 Jul 2022 - 22 Jul 2023 (National)
  • Coordinator
    28 Oct 2022 - 03 Feb 2023 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Supervisor
    31 Jan 2022 - 01 Dec 2022 (National)
  • Supervisor
    31 Jan 2022 - 01 Dec 2022 (National)
  • Supervisor
    08 Feb 2022 - 01 Dec 2022 (National)
  • PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHLI JAWATANKUASA LAMAN WEB FAKULTI SASTERA DAN SATNS SOSIAL (FSSS)
    05 Mar 2020 - 28 Feb 2022 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Supervisor
    25 Nov 2020 - 31 Aug 2021 (National)
  • Supervisor
    25 Nov 2020 - 31 Aug 2021 (National)
  • Higher Degree Committee Member
    03 Aug 2020 - 03 Aug 2021 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Coordinator
    29 Sep 2020 - 29 Mar 2021 (Faculty)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA PENYARINGAN KERTAS SOALAN DAN PENYEMAK MARKAH
    01 Sep 2020 - 26 Mar 2021 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Academic Advisor
    01 Dec 2020 - 01 Mar 2021 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Panel Evaluator for Phd Candidate
    26 Aug 2020 - 26 Aug 2020 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • PENGAWASAN JABATAN PENGAJIAN ASIA TIMUR
    01 Jul 2020 - 03 Jul 2020 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Treasurer Of Malaysian Association of Japan Studies
    01 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2019 (National)
  • Committee Member for Public Lecture by H.E. Satoshi Morimoto, former Minister of Defense, Japan, at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UM
    11 Dec 2019 - 11 Dec 2019 (International)
  • Internal Auditor
    17 Oct 2018 - 30 Aug 2019 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of Higher Degree Committee
    15 Sep 2018 - 31 Jul 2019 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Acting Deputy Head
    08 Feb 2019 - 31 Jul 2019 (Department of South East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Assisted in Evaluating Master's Program Document for Accreditation
    01 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 (Faculty)
  • Member of Faculty Curriculum Committee
    01 Mar 2019 - 30 Apr 2019 (Faculty)
  • Member of Quality and Risk Management member
    01 Oct 2018 - 22 Mar 2019 (Faculty)
  • Coordinator for Ethics and Professionalism Course
    03 Sep 2018 - 31 Jan 2019 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Member for Exam Questions and Marks Assessment
    12 Oct 2018 - 31 Jan 2019 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Pengawas Jabatan
    10 Jan 2019 - 10 Jan 2019 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Member of Higher Degree and Meeting for Higher Degree Guide Book
    24 Apr 2018 - 24 Dec 2018 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Faculty Higher Degree Committee Member
    15 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2018 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Exam Questions and Marks Screening Committee Member
    01 Sep 2017 - 31 Aug 2018 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Coordinator for AIG 1005 Social Networking
    01 Sep 2017 - 31 Aug 2018 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Coodinator for Jalinan Masyarakat
    14 Feb 2018 - 29 Jun 2018 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • JURY for East Asian Studies Day
    30 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Quality and Risk Committee Member
    09 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Semester 2 Academic Advisor
    01 Sep 2017 - 31 Jan 2018 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Treasurer
    01 Feb 2017 - 31 Jan 2018 (International)
  • Managing Editor of the International Journal of East Asian Studies
    01 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Department Committee Member for Internship Training
    25 Jun 2017 - 19 Aug 2017 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of the Ethics Committee
    10 Aug 2016 - 09 Aug 2017 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of the Quality Committee
    01 Mar 2015 - 28 Mar 2017 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Treasurer and Committee Member of MAJAS
    24 Feb 2016 - 23 Feb 2017 (National)
  • Managing Editor of the Journal of East Asian Studies
    01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of the Higher Degree Committee
    14 Sep 2015 - 13 Sep 2016 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of the Ethics Committee
    04 Sep 2015 - 03 Sep 2016 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of Industrial Training Committee
    04 Mar 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Managing Editor of the Journal of East Asian Studies
    01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of Higher Degree Committee
    14 Sep 2014 - 13 Sep 2015 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of Faculty's Quality Assurance Committee
    16 May 2014 - 25 Feb 2015 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of Internship Committee
    01 Jul 2014 - 08 Aug 2014 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Panel Evaluator for a Masters Candidature Defence -Rahimah Muhammad Nor (AGB1O0O27)
    20 Jun 2014 - 20 Jun 2014 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee member of Faculty's research, Publication, Conferences and Consultancy
    01 Feb 2013 - 26 Jul 2013 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee member of the Faculty's Inbound and Outbound Programme
    04 Feb 2013 - 26 Jul 2013 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Member of Faculty's Quality Assurance programme
    01 Mar 2013 - 26 Jul 2013 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Member of Faculty Quality Assurance programme
    01 Mar 2013 - 26 Jul 2013 ()
  • Committee member of Ijazah Dasar
    08 Feb 2013 - 26 Jul 2013 (Faculty)
  • Committee member of Ijazah Dasar/Bachelor Degree
    07 Apr 2011 - 07 Feb 2013 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kualiti Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial
    04 Jan 2011 - 04 Jan 2013 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Managing Editor of the International Journal of East Asian Studies
    01 Jan 2011 - 30 Nov 2012 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Department's Timetable coordinator
    05 Jan 2011 - 30 Jan 2012 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head of Department
    01 Mar 2010 - 01 Mar 2010 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head of Department
    01 Sep 2009 - 28 Feb 2010 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head of Department
    05 May 2009 - 31 Aug 2009 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Member of Higher Degree Committee
    01 May 2009 - 31 Dec 2009 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Chairing departmental seminars
    01 May 2009 - 31 Dec 2009 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Event organiser of Japan and Korean studies activities
    01 May 2009 - 31 Dec 2009 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Member of Malaysia-Singapore Forum
    01 Apr 2009 - 09 Dec 2009 (University Malaya)
  • Committee member for Atomic Bombing Devastation: An Exhibition of the 1945 Hiroshima and nagasaki Tragedies
    01 Jan 2009 - 30 Oct 2009 (University Malaya)
  • Event organiser of the 4th Korean language Speech Contest 8th ocotber 2009
    01 May 2009 - 09 Oct 2009 (University Malaya)
  • Head of Department
    01 May 2009 - 05 Aug 2009 (Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Event Organiser of the 8th Korea Forum, Korea's International Relations: Dealing With a Challenging World, 21 July 2009
    05 May 2009 - 22 Jul 2009 (University Malaya)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • MALAYSIA SCHOLARS ON KOREA (MASK) NETWORK, MEMBER
    2023 to present (International)
  • HIGHER DEGREE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE MEMBER, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2020 to present (University)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF JAPAN STUDIES, TREASURER
    Since 2018 (National)
  • MALAYSIA-JAPAN ASSOCIATION (MAJAS), TREASURER
    Since 2016 (National)
  • WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, MEMBER
    Since 2007 (International)
  • MALAYSIA JAPAN ASSOCIATION, MEMBER, INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE
    Since 2003 (International)
  • CAMBRIDGE COMMONWEALTH SOCIETY, FELLOW MEMBER
    Since 1993 (International)
  • EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER OF STUDIES IN ASIAN SOCIAL SCIENCE (SASS), EDITORIAL BOARD
    Since 2018 (International)
  • MEMBER OF HIGHER DEGREE COMMITTEE, MEMBER
    2022 to 2023 (University)
  • COMMITTEE MEMBER OF MALAYSIA-JAPAN ASSOCIATION, MEMBER
    2022 to 2023 (National)
  • CHIEF EDITOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EAST ASIA, CHIEF EDITOR/ EDITOR IN CHIEF
    2021 to 2023 (University)
  • CHIEF EDITOR OF INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EAST ASIAN STUDIES, CHIEF EDITOR/ EDITOR IN CHIEF
    2021 to 2023 (University)
  • MALAYSIA JAPAN RESEARCH CENTRE, RESEARCH FELLOW
    2019 to 2023 (University)
  • VISITING SENIOR FELLOW OF CICP, FELLOW
    2021 to 2023 (International)
  • HIGHER DEGREE COMMITTEE, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2020 to 2021 (University)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF JAPANESE STUDIES, TREASURER
    2020 to 2021 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF JAPANESE STUDIES, TREASURER
    2020 to 2021 (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SCHOLARS ON KOREA (MASK)NETWORK, ACTIVE MEMBER
    2019 to 2021 (University)
  • MALAYSIA SCHOLARS ON KOREA (MASK) NETWORK, ACTIVE MEMBER
    2019 to 2021 (International)
  • E-BANGI:JURNAL SAINS SOSIAL DAN KEMANUSIAAN, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF MALAYSIA, REVIEWER
    2020 to 2020 (National)
  • PROGRAM SARJANA SAINS SOSIAL (PENGAJIAN PERTAHANAN)UKM, ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT PANEL
    2020 to 2020 (University)
  • PACIFIC REVIEW JOURNAL, REVIEWER
    2020 to 2020 (University)
  • PERTANIKA:JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES, REVIEWER
    2020 to 2020 (National)
  • DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL AND STRATEGIC STUDIES, REVIEWER
    2020 to 2020 (University)
  • ASEAN IN TODAY?S WORLD PROGRAM (ASTW) 2020 CO-ORGANIZED BY KYUSHU UNIVERSITY AND UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA., TEACHING FACULTY
    2020 to 2020 (University)
  • MALAYSIA'S SCHOLARS ON KOREA (MASK), ACADEMIC MEMBER
    2017 to 2019 (International)
  • MALAYSIA SCHOLARS ON KOREA (MASK), ACADEMIC ADVISORY PANEL
    2017 to 2019 (International)
  • MALAYSIAN ASSOCIATION OF JAPANESE STUDIES, TREASURER
    2017 to 2018 (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2022 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2020 (University)
  • Invited Instructor for the ASEAN in Today?s World Program (AsTW) 2020 co-organized by Kyushu University and University of Malaya.
    Kyushu University, 2020 (International)
  • Mass media Panel Expert on New Southern Policy
    Maekyung Luxmen , South Korea, 2020 (International)
  • Research Collaboration Africa-East Asia Relations
    Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut, Windausstr, Germany, 2020 (International)
  • 2020 Korea Foundation Support for Policy-Oriented Research Program (Department Research/Project Director Geetha Govindasamy)
    Korea Foundation, 2020 (International)
  • Japan Related Research Projects of the Sumitomo Foundation
    Sumitomo Foundation, 2020 (International)
  • Visiting Senior Fellow
    Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP), 2020 (International)
  • Malaysia representative of Korean Studies expert group in Foreign Relations
    Korea Foundation, 2019 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2019 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2018 (University)
  • Global Scholars lnitiative (Writing Workshop), 10 -12 November 2018
    Faculty of Arts and U.S. Social Science Research Council , 2018 (Ptj/ Faculty)
  • Japan Foundation Sponsorship to the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) in Denver, Colorado, USA 2019
    Japan Foundation, 2018 (International)
  • Malaysian Scholars on Korea (MASK) Network
    South Korean Embassy, Kuala Lumpur, 2017 (International)
  • Delegate at IISS Shangri la Dialogue, Singapore
    The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2016 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2016 (University)
  • Grant for a Korean project from Korea Foundation
    Korea Foundation, 2015 (International)
  • Japanese Government lnvitation Program in Tokvo, Japan (24.11.2014 - 3 .12. 2014)
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, 2014 (International)
  • International Center for Korean Studies (ICKS) Visiting Scholars program
    Korea University, Seoul , ROK, 2014 (International)
  • Global South Scholar in Residence program 16 September 2013 - 15 January 2014
    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva Switzerland, 2013 (International)
  • 27 Julai 2013 - 26 April 2014- Sabbatical
    University of Malaya, 2013 (University)
  • Resident scholar for the International Center for Korean Studies Visiting Scholar Program
    Korea university, 2013 (International)
  • Fellowship - Global South Scholar in Residence
    The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland, 2013 (International)
  • Monash University Alumni
    Monash University, Australia, 2012 (International)
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Monash Asia Institute
    Monash University, 2008 (International)
  • Sole representative of Monash University to the 18th Annual Summer Symposium for Graduate Students in International Relations Affairs 1007
    Women in International Affairs (WIIS) Georgetown University, 2007 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2005 (University)
  • Korea Foundation Field Research Fellowship
    Korea Foundation, 2005 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2004 (University)
  • ASEAN University Network under the Joint Research Korea-ASEAN Academic Exchange Programme 2001
    ASEAN University Network, 2004
  • ASEAN University Network Exchnage Fellowship, Korea-ASEAN Academic Exchange Programme 2001
    ASEAN University Network, 2004 (International)
  • University Malaya Study leave
    University Malaya, 2004 (University)
  • International Postgrad Research Scholarship
    Monash University/Australian Government, 2004 (International)
  • Monash Postgraduate Scholarship
    Monash University, 2004 (International)
  • Anugerah Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang
    University Malaya, 2004
  • Korea Foundation Fellowship
    Korea Foundation, 2001 (International)
  • Queens' College, Cambridge University Alumni
    Queens' College, Cambridge University, 1994 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Tan, E. W., & Govindasamy, G. (2021). Russia and the Korean Peninsula: Central Rather Than Peripheral? Korea Observer, 52(1), 29-49. doi: 10.29152/koiks.2021.52.1.29
Scopus
  1. Bahri A.A.S., Govindasamy G., Jamil N.S. (2023). The Clash of Pro and Anti-Protest Sentiments during the Pandemic: Youths Narratives in Malaysia and Hong Kong as Contrasting Political Communication, Jurnal Komunikasi: Malaysian Journal of Communication. 39(4), 340-356. doi:10.17576/JKMJC-2023-3904-18
  2. Chin L., Govindasamy G., Akhir M.N.M. (2022). Japanese Non-State Actors Under-Recognised Contributions to the International Anti-Nuclear Weapons Movement, All Azimuth. 11(2), 193-210. doi:10.20991/allazimuth.1150300
  3. Govindasamy G. (2022). Regime Change and Malaysia-South Korea Relations: Domestic and Structural Explanations of Mahathir Mohamad and Moon Jae-in's Foreign Policy Reorientations, Issues and Studies. 58(3). doi:10.1142/S1013251122400045
  4. Khan H., Akhir M.N.M., Govindasamy G. (2022). Externalization of Domestic Economic Constraints: China s Spatial Fix in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, International Journal of China Studies. 13(2), 155-180
  5. Hidayat U.K., Govindasamy G., Md Nasrudin M.A. (2021). China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Energy Projects: China's Strategy and Implications for Pakistan, Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations. 7(3), 1269-1316
  6. Tan, E. W., & Govindasamy, G. (2021). Russia and the Korean peninsula: Central rather than Peripheral? Korea Observer, 52(1), 29-49. doi: 10.29152/KOIKS.2021.52.1.29
Others
  1. Govindasamy, G. (2023). EVOLUTION OF JAPAN’S PACIFIST TO REALIST DIPLOMACY: FROM YOSHIDA SHIGERU TO FUMIO KISHIDA. WILAYAH: The International Journal of East Asian Studies, 12(2), 57–68. https://doi.org/10.22452/IJEAS.vol12no2.5
  2. Yoomi, K., Md Akhir, M.M.M., Govindasamy, G. (2022). Interdependence of Manufacturing Industry between Korea and ASEAN-5 Countries: Asian International Output Analysis. E-Bangi: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 19(2), 96-115.
  3. Rohayati Paidi, Mohd Najmuddin Suki, Md Nasrudin Md Akhir, Geetha Govindasamy, Siti Fatimah Abdul Alim. (2021). Challenges and Opportunities in the Inbound Tourism of Japan After Disaster and Pandemic. WILAYAH: International Journal of East Asian Studies, 10(1), 99-119. doi:10.22452/IJEAS.vol10no1.7
  4. ASEAN-Seoul-Pyongyang Pyramidal Cooperation. (2020) ISIS Focus, 4 (14), 26-28.
  5. Govindasamy G. and Azman, M.D. (2020) Regime Change and Malaysia-Japan Relations: Explaining Shifts and Continuity and Foreign Policy. International Journal of East Asian Studies, 9(1), 47-60.
  6. Govindasamy, G. & Azman, M. D. (2020). Regime change and Malaysia-Japan relations: Explaining Shifts and continuity in foreign policy. International Journal of East Asian Studies, 9(1), 47-60.
  7. Ismail, A., & Govindasamy, G. (2019) Tuntutan Undang-Undang dan Pendekatan Malaysia di dalam Kes Pulau Ligitan, Pulau Sipadan dan Pedra Branca. Akademika, 89(1), 83-95.
  8. Devi Anggraeni Poetri, Geetha Govindasamy and Md Nasrudin Md Akhir. (2018). Republic of Korea-Indonesia Relations: Middle Power Diplomacy. The International Journal of East Asian Studies. 7(1).26-41
  9. Er-Win Tan, Geetha Govindasamy, Park Chang Kyoo. 2015. The Potential Role of South-East Asia in North Korea s Economic Reforms: The Cases of ASEAN, Vietnam and Singapore, Journal of Asian and African Studies. 1-16
  10. Geetha Govindasamy, Park Chang Kyoo, and Er-Win Tan May 13, 2015. North Korea s ASEAN Experiment: The Prospects and Challenges of a New Economic Beginning. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.
  11. Geetha Govindasamy, Chang Kyoo Park and Er-Win Tan. Designing Economic Reforms: The Cases of North Korea and Vietnam. International Journal of Korean Unification Studies.23(1):73-101
  12. Geetha Govindasamy, Er-Win Tan, Park Chang Kyoo. The Challenges of Multiculturalism: A Comparison of South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia. International Journal of East Asian Studies. 3(1):25-34
  13. Geetha Govindasamy, Park Chang Kyoo, Er-Win Tan.Korea's Challenges In Multiculturalism Policy: A Perspective from SingaPore'. Asian Profile 42(6):557-571
  14. Chang Kyoo Park, Er-Win Tan & Geetha Govindasamy.2013.The Revival of Russia s Role on the Korean Peninsula.Asian Perspective, 37, 125 147.
  15. Er-Win Tan and Geetha Govindasamy,From Kim Jong Il to Kim Jong Un: nuclear impasse or diplomatic opportunity?, Asia Europe Journal, 5 July 2012 (online edition)
  16. Geetha Govindasamy, Kim Dae Jung and Sunshine Policy: An Appealing policy option for inter-Korean relations, Sarjana, Vol 27, No. 1, June 2012.
  17. Geetha Govindasamy, Transforming North Korea: South Korea s Attempts at Engaging Pyongyang, The Journal of Eurasian Studies, Vol. 3, No.1 (Series 5), June 2006, 345-360.
Books
  1. Muhammad Danial Azman & Geetha Govindasamy. (Eds) (2018) Insights to East Asia. KL: University Malaya Press
  2. Geetha Govindasamy, Park Chang Kyoo and Tan Soo Kee (eds), Korean Affairs: A Contemporary View, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya, 2010.
  3. Md Nasrudin Md Akhir, Geetha Govindasamy and Zakaria Mustafa (eds), 2009. Japan and East Asia: Diplomacy and Strategic Partnerships, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya.
Chapter in Books
  1. Govindasamy, G., (2023). Look East Policy and the New Southern Policy: Convergence of Interests and Trajectories. In Akhir, M.N.M., Huda, M.I.M., & Hassan, A. (Eds.) Evolution and Multidimensional Reflections of Malaysia's Look East Policy (pp. 70-83). Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Press.
  2. Sathian, M.R and Govindasamy, G (2023). India-Malaysia Relations: Strategic Engagement in the Context of the Act East Policy. In L. Ghosh and A. B. R. Chaudhury (eds.), India’s Relations with Neighboring South and South East Asian Countries: Perspectives on Look East to Act East Policy. Dynamics of Asian Development. Singapore: Springer. 103-114.
  3. Singh, S. K., & Govindasamy, G., (2023). India and Malaysia's Relations with Japan: Unpacking the look East Policy and the Act East Policy. In Akhir, M.N.M., Huda, M.I.M., & Hassan, A. (Eds.) Evolution and Multidimensional Reflections of Malaysia's Look East Policy (pp. 58 -69). Universiti Kebangsaan Press.
  4. Govindasamy. G. (2020). Revisiting Modi's "Act East Policy": The Case of South Korea. In Sudhir Singh (Ed.), India's Foreign Policy: Modi 2.0.(282-300). New Delhi: Pentagon Press.
  5. Govindasamy, G. (2019) Hubungan Jepun-Korea Utara di Era Shinzo Abe: Cabaran dan Prospek. In Paidi, R.,Hassan, A., & Md Nasrudian, M.A. (Eds) Jepun dan Dinamisme Global (pp 65-84). Kuala Lumpur, University Malaya Press
  6. Azman, M. D., & Govindasamy, G. (2018). East Asian regionalism (ear) and challenges for supranational cooperation. In Azman, M. D., & Govindasamy (Eds.), Insights to East Asia: Bridging the past and present (pp. 1-16). Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press.
  7. Govindasamy, G., & Azman, M. D. (2018). Inter-Korean relations and the nuclear issue: Hostility to a possible rapproachement. In Azman, M. D., & Govindasamy (Eds.), Insights to East Asia: Bridging the past and present (pp. 64-78). Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press.
  8. Govindasamy, G. (2017), Malaysia dan Jepun: Perspektif Sejarah, Politik, Ekonomi dan Sosiobudaya. Asmadi Hassan and Moh Ikbal Mohd Huda (Eds.),Malaysia dan Jepun dalam Proses Regionalisme Asia Timur (pp.191-212), Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Malaya Press.
  9. Govindasamy, Geetha. (2016). Modi's Make in India Policy: Revisiting The Case of South Korea. In N.N Jha & S.Singh (Eds).Modi's Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities (pp 97-108). India, New Delhi:Pentagon Press.
  10. Geetha Govindasamy, 2015.India's Drifting North Korea Policy: An Overview and the Road Ahead. In Sudhir Singh (ed), India in Emerging Asia,pp99-110,Pentagon Press.
  11. Geetha Govindasamy (2011) India, China and the Korean Peninsula: Contemporary Policies and Relations in Sudhir Singh (ed) China-India Relationship; Challenges for 21st Century, Pentagon Press, New Delhi
  12. Geetha Govindasamy, Malaysia-Korea: 50 year Relationship in Geetha Govindasamy, Park Chang Kyoo dan Tan Soo Kee, Korean Affairs: A Contemporary View, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya, 2010.
  13. Govindasamy, Geetha 2009. Revisiting Japan-United States Security Relations in the 21st Century in Md Nasrudin Md Akhir and Rohayati Paidi (eds) Japan and the Asia Pacific, Department of East Asian Studies, University Malaya.
  14. Govindasamy, Geetha, Japan-India Diplomacy: A Confluence of Interests in Md Nasrudin Md Akhir, Geetha Govindasamy and Zakaria Mustafa (eds), 2009. Japan and East Asia: Diplomacy and Strategic Partnerships, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya.
  15. Geetha Govindasamy, Japan-North Korea Relations: Fluctuating Between Engagement and Containment, in Md. Nasrudin and Asmadi Hassan (eds) Japan and East Asian Regionalism, Department of East Asian Studies, Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya, 2008, 21-46.
  16. Geetha Govindasamy, Malaysia s China Policy, in Gobal Issues in the Contemporary World: Politics, Economics and Public Policy, Seoul: M-add, 2008, 107-134
  17. Geetha Govindasamy, The Korean Connection in the Look East Policy, in Yoon Hwan Shin and Chayachoke Chulasiriwongs (eds) Relations Between Korea and Southeast Asia in the Past, Bangkok: Korean Association of Southeast Asians Studies (KASEAS) and ASEAN University Network (AUN), 2005, 115-126.
  18. Geetha Govindasamy, on A Preliminary Study of South Korea s Involvement in ASEAN Plus Three, in Supachai Yavaprabas (ed) The Update on ASEAN and Korean Studies, Bangkok: Korean Association of Southeast Asians Studies (KASEAS) and ASEAN University Network (AUN), 2004, 3-13.
  19. K.S Nathan and Geetha Govindasamy 2001. Malaysia: A Congruence of Interests, in Muthiah Alagappa (ed) Coercion and Governance: The Declining Political Role of the Military in Asia, Stanford University Press, pg 275-295.
Article in Proceeding
  1. Geetha Govindasamy, South Korea-ASEAN Relations: Contributing to A Stronger ASEAN Community, 9th International Conference of Malaysia-Indonesia Relations, Yogyakarta, 2015, pp 319 -326.
Other Publications
  1. Govindasamy, G. & Tan, S. K., (2023). Reimagining ASEAN's Role on the Korean peninsula: From a peripheral Actor to a Key Facilitator, The Institute for far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam University. - Technical Report
  2. Govindasamy, G. (2023). Republic of Korea and ASEAN Relations: From the Centre to the Peripheral. Australian Institute of International Affairs. https://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/republic-of-korea-and-asean-relations-from-the-centre-to-the-peripheral/ - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  3. Govindasamy, G. (2023). South Korea-Malaysia Relations: as Kawan Baik in the Context of Indo Pacific Strategy. Insights. Global Asia Consulting. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1364d7sfEpPmATJQvEGecIXUiXKAjtm0o/view - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  4. Govindasamy, G. (2023).ASEAN, Malaysia, and the US-China Rivalry: Avoiding Confrontation and Upholding Engagement. In Pou, S., Murg, B. J., & Pich, C. ASEAN's Outlook on the Indo Pacific and US-China Rivalry (pp. 87-100). Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace & The Asia Foundation. - Case Study
  5. Govindasamy, G. (2023).Reimagining ASEAN’s Role on the Korean Peninsula: From a Peripheral Actor to a Key Facilitator, Institute of Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam University. - Case Study
  6. Govindasamy, Geetha and Azman, Muhammad Danial. 92020) The Waxing and Waning of Malaysia-Japan Relations, Modern Diplomacy, https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2020/12/31/the-waxing-and-waning-of-malaysia-japan-relations/ - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  7. Govindasamy. G. (2020) ASEAN and North Korea: A Way Forward. Modern Diplomacy. Online publication. https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2020/12/27/asean-and-north-korea-a-way-forward/ - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  8. The waxing and waning of Malaysia-Japan relations. [Modern Diplomacy]. (2020, December 31). Retrieved from https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2020/12/31/the-waxing-and-waning-of-malaysia-japan-relations/ - Online Megazine
  9. Geetha Govindasamy and Er Win Tan,The Kim is dead! Long live the Kim! The Sun Daily, 22 December 2011 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2019 - 2022, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Mui Tsai In British Malaya: Acceptance And Conflicts Between Two Transnational Cultural Systems ( Principal Investigator(PI))
Private
  1. 2021 - 2024, Private Funding
    Revisiting South Korea?s Contemporary Transition, Development And Challenges ( Principal Investigator(PI))
International
  1. 2021 - 2024, International Funding
    Book Project: Rethinking Contemporary Japan: Debating Security, Politics And Economic Issues ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2020 - 2023, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-SAH
    Top-down: Commodification Of History: Japanese Cemeteries In Sabah And Sarawak As Potential Tourism Spaces ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2019 - 2020, International Funding
    Malaysia-Japan Policy in the Context of a Rising China: A Re-interpretation of the "Look East Policy" - Grant provided by Sumitomo Foundation, Tokyo ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 2015 - 2017, Korea Foundation
    Soft Power of Korean Wave(Hallyu) in Southeast Asia: The Cases of Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  5. 2012 - 2012, Embassy of South Korea
    North Korea Under Kim Jong Un ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  6. 2009 - 2010, Japan Foundation, Japan
    Japan's Role in Dealing with the North Korean Nuclear Dilemma ( Consultant)
  7. 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Engaging North Korea: Assessment and Development of South Korea's Engagement Policies Between 1998 and 2008 ( Principal Investigator(PI))
University
  1. 2003 - 2005, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    Malaysia's Policy towards East Asia ( Consultant)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Member of The Editorial Board of Studies in Asian Social Science Journal, Sciedu Press
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2028 (International)
  • Editorial Board Member of Sarjana, Faculty of Arts, University Malaya
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2028 (National)
  • Expert Advisor and Member of Malaysian Scholars On Korea, Korean Embassy
    01 Dec 2019 - 01 Dec 2021 (International)
  • Managing Editor of The Journal of East Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2018 (National)
  • Discussant At The Kais-Isis Malaysia Conference On "Constructing Multi-Layered Communication Channels Between Korea and Asean" Sponsored by The Korea Foundation, 19-20 April 2018, Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur, KAIS-ISIS Malaysia
    01 Dec 2018 - 01 Dec 2018 (International)
  • Member of The Editorial Board of Studies in Asian Social Science Journal, Sciedu Press
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 (International)
  • Peer Reviewer for Jurnal Global dan Strategis, Universitas Airlangga
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 (International)
  • Malaysia Scholars On Korea (Mask) Network, South Korean Embassy
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 (International)
  • Managing Editor of The Journal of East Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2017 (National)
  • Masters Thesis Examiner, Department of Southeast Asia, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    01 Dec 2016 - 01 Dec 2016 (National)
  • Reviewer for An Article in Jebat: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics and Strategic Studies, National University of Malaysia
    01 Dec 2016 - 01 Dec 2016 (National)
  • Phd Thesis Examiner, University of Madras, Chennai, South India
    01 Dec 2016 - 01 Dec 2016 (International)
  • Reviewer, Canadian Academy of Oriental and occidental Culture
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2015 (International)
  • Expert Advisor for The South Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Embassy of South Korea in Kuala Lumpur
    01 Dec 2011 - 01 Dec 2015 (International)
  • Expert Advisor to Korean Embassy, Embassy of the Republic of Korea
    01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2014 (International)
  • Managing Editor of The International Journal of East Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Studies
    01 Jan 2014 - 01 Jan 2014 (National)
  • Interviewed and Featured Guest of a Radio Show (Tbs) Called Inside Out, Efm101.3mhz in Seoul, Korea, TBS Radio Station in Seoul
    01 Jan 2014 - 01 Jan 2014 (International)
  • Editorial Board Member of Deccan Business Review, Global Educational Cultural Welfare Trust
    01 Dec 2013 - 01 Dec 2013 (International)
  • Thesis Examiner for International Masters for Asean Studies At The Asia Europe Institute, Asia Europe Institute, University Malaya
    01 Dec 2013 - 01 Dec 2013 (National)
  • Managing Editor of The International Journal of East Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Studies
    01 Dec 2013 - 01 Dec 2013 (National)
  • Reviewer for The International Feminist Journal of Politics, International Feminist Journal of Politics
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2012 (International)
  • Editor, International Journal of East Asian Studies
    01 Dec 2012 - 01 Dec 2012 (National)
  • Reviewer, Kemanusiaan: The Asian journal of humanities
    01 Dec 2011 - 01 Dec 2012 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Korea-Malaysia Relations: Building solidarity amidst disruption: Enhancing people-to-people relations, Solidarity Amid Disruptions, A Malaysia Scholars on Korea programme, The Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia (International) (14 Dec 2023 - 14 Dec 2023)
  2. REGIME CHANGE AND MALAYSIA-JAPAN RELATIONS: EXPLAINING SHIFTS AND CONTINUITY IN FOREIGN POLICY, MAJAS LECTURE SERIES 2020, Malaysian Association of Japan Studies and Japan Foundation (International) (17 Dec 2020 - 17 Dec 2020)
  3. THE TRAJECTORY OF ASEAN IN ABATING INTER-KOREAN CONFLICT: SOME OBSERVATIONS FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA, KOREA AT THE CROSSROAD: THE PROSPECT FOR PEACE AND SECURITY ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA, The Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP) and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Cambodia (International) (03 Dec 2020 - 03 Dec 2020)
  4. Korea and ASEAN relations, 33rd Asia Pacific Roundtable , Institute of Strategic Studies malaysia (International) (24 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019)
  5. South Korea's Relations with ASEAN, 2015 Korean Teachers' Gathering, Korean School Malaysia (National) (04 Dec 2015 - 04 Dec 2015)
  6. South Korea's Coolest Export:Korean Wave in Southeast Asia, 8TH KOREA-ASEAN FORUM, KUALA LUMPUR, Institut Kajian Strategik dan Antarabangsa (ISIS) (International) (28 Jul 2015 - 29 Jul 2015)
  7. "Inter-Korean Relations: A Peninsula Divided, Master's Programme in International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD), Coordinator of MIRD- Associate Professor Khadga K.C (International) (03 Jun 2014 - 03 Jun 2014)
  8. Park Geun Hye's North Korea Issues and Challenges, 5th ICKS Visiting Scholar Lecture, Korea University, International Center on Korean Studies (ICKS), Korea University (International) (17 Apr 2014 - 17 Apr 2014)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Japan s Realism Diplomacy: Real or Merely Rhetorical?, The 8 th Japanese Studies Association-ASEAN (JSA-ASEAN), Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration, Chiang Mai University, Thailand (International) (20 Dec 2023 - 22 Dec 2023)
  2. ASEAN'S PERSPECTIVE ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF INTER-KOREAN RELATIONS AND ASEAN-KOREA COOPERATION, ASEAN Regional Conference for a Free, Peaceful, and Prosperous Korean Peninsula, Ministry of Unification and organized by the Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU) (International) (28 Nov 2023 - 29 Nov 2023)
  3. Japan and the Development of the QUAD, International Conference Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of MAJAS, 30th Anniversary of JSPUM and 5oth Anniversary of Japan-ASEAN Relations, Malaysiian Association of Japanese Studies (International) (03 Nov 2023 - 04 Nov 2023)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. Geetha Govindasamy, Reconciliation and Cooperation in Inter-Korean Relations: A Continuous Journey, Arts in Action: Monash Arts Festival, poster presentation (in absentia), 9 June, 2007, Monash University, Australia., Arts in Action: Monash Arts Festival, Arts Faculty,Monash University, Australia. (University) (09 Jun 2007)
PRESENTER
  1. Malaysia dan Jepun dalam Proses Regiomalisme Asia Timur: Satu Tinjauan, Malaysia-japan Global Seminar Series 2017, MAJAS, Malaysia Japan Research Centre,Japan Foundation (National) (12 Oct 2017 - 12 Oct 2017)
  2. Malaysia-ROK Relations and Regional Security:The South China Sea Dispute, Roundtable on the Korean Peninsula and Regional Security, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS), Kuala Lumpur (International) (26 Sep 2017 - 26 Sep 2017)
  3. Challenges to Inter-Korean Relations: The Case of Trustpolitik, 2017 Joint Conference:Cultural Diversity and International issues of Asia, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya and College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Pukyong National University, Korea (International) (16 Jan 2017 - 17 Jan 2017)
  4. South Korea-ASEAN Relations: Contributing to A Stronger ASEAN Community, 9th International Conference of Malaysia-Indonesia Relations, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta and Universiti Malaya (International) (15 Sep 2015 - 16 Sep 2015)
  5. Negotiating Peace: European Union^s North Korea Policy, International Journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS) conference for academic disciplines, International Journal of Arts and Sciences (International) (03 Dec 2013 - 06 Dec 2013)
  6. Public Diplomacy of Malaysia: Implications for Korea, ODA, Public Diplomacy and Korea's national Strategies for the 21st Century, The Korean association of Area Studies (International) (30 Sep 2010 - 30 Sep 2010)
  7. South Korea's India Policy in the Era of East Asian Regionalism, International Seminar on India and East Asia: Prospects of Cooperation and Problems of Integration, Sri venketeswara University (International) (07 Oct 2009 - 09 Oct 2009)
  8. The Formulation of South Korean Security Policies Towards North Korea between 1998 and 2008, International Convention of Asian Scholars 6, ICAS, Korean Association of Political Science and Communication, Chung Nam National University (International) (06 Aug 2009 - 09 Aug 2009)
  9. India s Engagement towards East Asia: Prospects and Challenges , Department Seminar, Jabatan pengajian Asia timur (Others) (24 Nov 2008 - 24 Nov 2008)
  10. Rising India and its Engagement with Northeast Asia, International Seminar on India and Asia pacific: Convergence and Divergence, Sri Venkateswara University (International) (13 Oct 2008 - 15 Oct 2008)
  11. Geetha Govindasamy, Kaesong Industrial Park, Reports From Asia Seminar, 19 July, 2006, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Australia. , Reports From Asia Seminar , Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Australia (University) (19 Jul 2006)
  12. Geetha Govindasamy, Hyundai Asan Corporation and the Mount Kumgangsan Tour: Facilitating Inter-Korean Relations through Economic Interactions, Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) 26-29 June 2006, University of Wollongong, Australia., Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) , Geetha Govindasamy, Hyundai Asan Corporation and the Mount Kumgangsan Tour: Facilitating Inter-Korean Relations through Economic Interactions, Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) 26-29 June 2006, University of Wollongong, Australia. (International) (26 Jun 2006 - 29 Jun 2006)
  13. Geetha Govindasamy, Transformation North Korea: South Korea s Attempts of Engaging Pyongyang, Asia-European Perspective Association (AEPA), 2 June 2006, Seoul, South Korea., Asia-European Perspective Association (AEPA, Geetha Govindasamy, Transformation North Korea: South Korea s Attempts of Engaging Pyongyang, Asia-European Perspective Association (AEPA), 2 June 2006, Seoul, South Korea. (International) (02 Jun 2006)
  14. Geetha Govindasamy, Fieldwork in South Korea: An Experience of a Lifetime, Reports From Asia Seminar, 19 April, 2006, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Australia., Reports From Asia Seminar, Geetha Govindasamy, Fieldwork in South Korea: An Experience of a Lifetime, Reports From Asia Seminar, 19 April, 2006, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Australia. (19 Apr 2006)
  15. Geetha Govindasamy, South Korea and the Asean Plus Three, Centre of Southeast Asian Studies SEminar Series, 22 July, 2004, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Australia., Centre of Southeast Asian Studies SEminar Series (University) (22 Jul 2004)
  16. Geetha Govindasamy, Korean Studies at the University of Malaya, Survey and Roundtable meeting on ASEAN and Korean Studies in Southeast Asia, 15-16 June, 2004, organized by the ASEAN University Network, held at the University Science Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia., Survey and Roundtable meeting on ASEAN and Korean Studies in Southeast Asia  (International) (15 Jun 2004 - 16 Jun 2004)
  17. Geetha Govindasamy, China-ASEAN Relations: A Malaysian Perspective , International Forum on China-ASEAN Economic and Higher Education Management, 11-12 November, 2003, Guangxi University, Nanning, People s Republic of China., International Forum on China-ASEAN Economic and Higher Education Management, Guangxi University, Nanning, People s Republic of China. (International) (11 Nov 2003 - 12 Nov 2003)
  18. Geetha Govindasamy, South Korea s ASEAN Policy, 2003 ICAS Conference, 19-22 August, Singapore., 2003 ICAS Conference, ICAS (International) (19 Aug 2003 - 22 Aug 2003)
  19. Geetha Govindasamy, Malaysia-China Relations: From Hostility to Rapprochement, paper presented at the 2003 ASPAC Conference, 19-22 June 2003, East West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii., 2003 ASPAC Conference, East West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. (International) (19 Jun 2003 - 22 Jun 2003)
OTHERS
  1. Shared thoughts on Enhancing bilateral ties between Malaysia and Republic of Korea , Malaysia-Republic of Korea Relations: Advancing the Case for a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia (National) (23 Apr 2019 - 23 Apr 2019)
  2. No paper was presented, Seminar Jalinan Pakar Jepun Malaysia, MAJAS (National) (18 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017)
  3. Was a Moderator for the session entitled "Labour Migration, Remittances and Gender in Asia", Asian Development: Past and New Interpretations, Department of East Asian Studies, Korea Foundation, KAIDEC and ISIS (International) (01 Sep 2016 - 02 Sep 2016)
  4. Was a Moderator for the session entitled Malaysia-Korea Relations: Ways Forward, International Conference on ASEAN Studies (ICONAS) 2016, Asia Europe Institute and Korea Foundation (International) (21 Jul 2016 - 22 Jul 2016)
  5. THE CHALLENGE OF MULTICULTURALISM: A COMPARISON OF SOUTH KOREA, SINGAPORE AND MALAYSIA, 14th Malaysia- Singapore Forum 2013, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (University) (09 Dec 2013 - 10 Dec 2013)
  6. A Vision of Korean Unification & Northeast Asian Peace Building, Global Peace Convention , Global Peace Foundation, Malaysia`s Department of national Unity and Integration, University of Malaya (International) (05 Dec 2013 - 08 Dec 2013)
  7. India's Look East Policy and East Asian Regionalism, 3rd International Conference on Southeast Asia, Developing Southeast Asia: Challenges and prospects in the New Millennium (ICONSEA 2009), Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (International) (08 Dec 2009 - 09 Dec 2009)
  8. Inter-Korean Relations:Policies, Problems, and Prospects, 8th Korea Forum, Korea's International Relations: Dealing with a Challenging World, Department of East Asian Studies, SEASREP, KISEAS (International) (21 Jul 2009 - 21 Jul 2009)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2024) Appointment as External Examiner for Diploma in International Studies, School of Business, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (a.P.U), International, (External Assessor)
  2. (2024) Reviewer, International, (Reviewer)
  3. (2023) Thesis Examiner for Master of Social Sciences (Defence Studies), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, National, (External Examiner)
  4. (2023) Thesis Examiner for Master of Social Sciences (Defence Studies), Universiti Kebangsaan for Dr Khairisharizal Bin Hj Salehin Tldm, National, (External Examiner)
  5. (2023) Peer Reviewed The Sumitomo Foundation Fiscal 2023 Grant for Japanrelated Research Projects, University, (Reviewer)
  6. (2023) Peer Review The Sumitomo Foundation Fiscal 2023 Grant for Japanrelated Research Projects, University, (Reviewer)
  7. (2023) Reviewed An Article, International, (Reviewer)
  8. (2023) Reviewed An Article, International, (Reviewer)
  9. (2023) Reviewed An Article, International, (Reviewer)
  10. (2023) Academic Programme Quality Expert, University, (Internal Assessor)
  11. (2022) Assessing International Diploma Program, International, (External Examiner)
  12. (2022) Asia Pacific University August 2022 External Board (Diploma), International, (External Examiner)
  13. (2021) "Pergolakan Selatan Thailand: Mitigasidan Strategi Malaysia " for The Kajian Malaysia., International, (Reviewer)
  14. (2021) Internal Examiner for Master's Thesis of Mohd Nadzri Bin Samiran @ Jumiran, National, (Internal Examiner)
  15. (2021) Internal Examiner for The Masters Thesis of Kaharuddin Bin Kattan, National, (Internal Examiner)
  16. (2021) Internal Thesis Examiner for Azlan Bin Mustaffa, National, (Internal Examiner)
  17. (2021) Reviewed "Social Work Organizations Initiatives Towards Communityempowerment Among Rural Migrant Workers in Mainland China" for Sage Open, International, (Reviewer)
  18. (2021) Reviewed Article Entitled Strategic Positioning of International Humanitarianorganisations in Chinese Societies" for Sage Open., International, (Reviewer)
  19. (2021) Panel Evaluator for University Malaya Academic Programmes, University, (Internal Assessor)
  20. (2021) Phd Proposal Evaluator, National, (External Evaluator)
  21. (2020) Reviewed manuscript JSSH-6116-2020.R2 entitled "Japan s Democracy Support As A Regime Stabilizer:The Case Of Malaysia" for the Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, (Reviewer)
  22. (2020) Reviewed manuscript, entitled "Sunrise, sunset: the rise and fall of inter-Korean economic relations" for The Pacific Review journal, (Reviewer)
  23. (2020) Reviewed " A Framework for Avoiding Human RightsScrutiny," which was submitted to to the Malaysian Journal of International Relations, (Reviewer)
  24. (2020) Panel Evaluation for proposal Presentation for Wee Bee Seng, (Internal Examiner)
  25. (2020) Managing Editor of the International Journal of East Asian Studies , (Editor)
  26. (2020) Panel Evaluator for PhD Candidate Amirul Johan Johari for thesis entitled Japanese Immigrants in Johor , (Panel Evaluator)
  27. (2020) Reviewed an article for for E-Bangi:Journal Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan, (Reviewer)
  28. (2020) Panel Evaluator for PhD Candidate Kayoko Matsumura, thesis entitled The Role of Mothers and Fathers in Nationality Selection Among Japanese Singaporean Mixed-Race Children in Singapore , (Panel evaluator)
  29. (2020) External examiner for Viva Voice at the Masters in Social Science (Defence Studies) UKM-MPAT Siri 40/2020 for thesis entitled China's Economic Presence in Malaysia: An Analysis On Economic -Security Nexus by Lt Col Meor Anas bin Meor Ahmad , (External Examiner)
  30. (2019) Reviewed an article for the Studies in Asian Social Science, (Reviewer)
  31. (2019) External examiner for Viva Voice at the masters in Social Science (Defence Studies) UKM-MPAT Siri 39/2019 for thesis entitled SUPERDIVERSITY IN MALAYSIA: CHALLENGES TOWARDS SOCIETAL SECURITY AND NATION BUILDING by Megat Maz Ardi bin Hj Norhudin, (External Examiner)
  32. (2019) Panel Evaluator for PhD Proposal for Methodology course for Mr Saravanan Arumugam , ( Panel Evaluator)
  33. (2019) Evaluator for Master's thesis for Mr Azlie bin Ismail, (Pemeriksa Disertasi)
  34. (2019) Reviewed an article for Jebat, (Reviewer)
  35. (2019) External Examiner for Viva Voce for Masters in Social Science (Defence Studies) UKM-MPAT 39/2019 for thesis entitled KASHMIR CONFLICT: CHALLENGES TOWARDS INDIA AND PAKISTAN CONFLICT by Azman bin Md Zain, (External Examiner)
  36. (2018) Reviewed an article in the lnternational Journal of Asia Pacific Studies , (Reviewer)
  37. (2018) Reviewed an article in Studies in Asian Social Science, (Reviewer)
  38. (2018) Discussant for the First International Workshop on Southeast Asia-North Korea Relations, 24th August 2018
  39. (2018) Reviewed an article in PERTANIKA, (Reviewer)
  40. (2018) Reviewed an article in Studies in Asian Social Science, (Reviewer)
  41. (2018) Reviewed article in JEBAT, (Reviewer)
  42. (2017) Reviewed an article for Jurnal Global dan Strategis on Indonesia in the South China Sea Dispute, (Reviewer)
  43. (2017) Reviewed an article for Jurnal Global dan Strategis on Globalization and Deindustrialization, (Reviewer)
  44. (2013) Examine a Master's thesis of a candidate who was attached to the ASEAN Studies programme at the Asia Europe Institute, (External Examiner)
  45. (2009) Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic and Defence Studies, (Internal Examiner)
  46. (2004) Second thesis examiner for Program Diploma Berkembar MTAT, academic session 2004-2005 and 2009/2010 , (Internal Examiner)
  47. (2000) Member of the Evaluation Committee for the Korean Essay Contest 2000, hosted by the South Korean Embassy and the University of Malaya , (Reviewer)
  48. Discussant at the 8th Korea Forum,Korea's International Relations: Dealing with a Challenging World, 21 July 2009, held at Crystal Crown Hotel, PJ
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2024) Academic Input On Korea-Malaysia Relations, International, (Resource Person)
  2. (2023) Research, Attend Meeting, Involved in Seminars, International, (Research Fellow/Associate)
  3. (2023) Research, Attending Meeting, Contributing Academic Articles, International, (Resource Person)
  4. (2023) Selecting Recipients for Korea Foundation Fellowships 2022, University, (Expert Advisor)
  5. (2022) Spoke On and Gave Recommendations On Reunification of Both Koreas, National, (Expert Advisor)
  6. (2022) Advising On Inter-Korean Issues, International, (Resource Person)
  7. (2022) Selecting Students Through An Interview Session for Posco Asia Fellowships 2022, International, (Expert Advisor)
  8. (2020) Member of Review Committee of the Journal of the Korean Society of Color Studies , Korean Society of Color Studies (KSCS)., International
  9. (2020) Invited Speaker , Malaysian association of Japan Studies and Japan Foundation, KL, National
  10. (2020) Invitation to the ASEAN in Today s World Program (AsTW) 2020 co-organized by Kyushu University and University of Malaya., Kyushu University, Japan, International
  11. (2020) Participation in research project on plausibility of Korean unification and its implications on peace, University of Cambodia, International
  12. (2020) Managing Editor of International Journal of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya, University
  13. (2020) Member of the Editorial Board of Studies in Asian Social Sciences Journal, Sciedu Press, International
  14. (2020) Researcher at the Malaysian Japan Research Centre, Malaysian Japan Research Centre, University
  15. (2020) Curriculum Exercise Evaluator for Faculty, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Others
  16. (2019) Managing Editor of the International Journal of East Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University
  17. (2019) Korean Scholars Association of Malaysia (MASK), Korea Foundation and ISIS
  18. (2018) Treasurer of MAJAS , Malaysia Association for Japan Studies, International
  19. (2018) Managing Editor of the Journal of East Asian Studies, Department of East asian Studies, University Malaya, University
  20. (2017) Treasurer of Malaysia Japan Association, MAJAS, National
  21. (2017) Malaysian Scholars on Korea (MASK), Korean Embassy Kuala Lumpur, International
  22. (2017) Editorial Board Member of Studies in Social Sciences, Studies in Asian Social Science, International
  23. (2017) Malaysia Scholars on Korea Network (MASK), South Korean Embassy, International
  24. (2017) Korean Scholars, South Korean Embassy, Kuala Lumpur, International
  25. (2012) Expert advisor on North-South Korea relations, Embassy of South Korea
  26. (2012) Expert advisor to the Korean Embassy since 2012, Embassy of Republic of Korea
  27. (2009) Honorary Research Fellow, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Australia, International
  28. (2007) 18th Annual Summer Symposium for Graduate Students in International Affairs, Women in International Affairs (WIIS), Georgetown University, International
  29. (2005) Korea Foundation Field Grant Research Fellowship, Korea Foundation, International
  30. (2004) Visiting Scholar , Korea ASEAN Academic program 2001, International
  31. (2001) Korea Foundation Fellowship, Korea Foundation, International
  32. (1994) Royal Commmonwealth Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Fund, International
Contribution to event
  1. (2023) Coordinating Korea Foundation Fellowships, University, (Event Coordinator)
  2. (2022) Panelist Who Spoke On Women'Role in Building Peace On The Korean Peninsula, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  3. (2021) Moderator of Webinar Entitled Navigating The Dynamics in a Peacebuilding Process: a Case Study of Repusm-Jica Partnership in Mindanao Through The Consolidation for Peace Program, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  4. (2021) Panelist At The Policy Dialogue On Cambodia S Asean Chairmanship: Prospects and Challenges, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  5. (2021) Discussant At The 2021 Sejong-Kf Seminar, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  6. (2021) Spoke About Inter-Korean Relations as a Panelist, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
Mentoring
  1. (2023) Course Coordinator for Aix3001 Ethics and Professionalism, University, (Mentor)
  2. (2022) Course Coordinator for Aix3001, University, (Mentor)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
Master
  1. (2021) Geopolitics of Energy Security in India and Bangladesh: A Comparative Study, Azraf bin Omar (National University of Malaysia (UKM))
  2. (2021) China- Mayanmar Relations : The case of a Client State, Anuar bin Ahmad (National University of Malaysia (UKM))
  3. (2021) China's Superpower Growth: Is the US Threatened?, Hussian bin Mat (National University of Malaysia (UKM))
  4. (2019) The Impact of BRI on China's Foreign Policy Towards ASEAN, Rosidi bin Mat Saad
  5. (2019) Indus Valley Water Treaty 1960: The Role of the Pakistani Authority in enforcing it, Saiful Azmi bin Ismuel
  6. (2019) Brunei'- China's Dispute in the SCS: Effects on Brunei Foreign Policy, Ruzman bin Mat
  7. (2018) Japan's Foreign policy Towards Russia, Shamsuri bin Haji Nordin
  8. (2013) Dokdo menerusi perspektif Korea Selatan, Azlie bin Ismail
  9. (2008) A Preliminary Study of Maritime Security among Southeast Asian Littoral States in the Malacca Straits before and after 9/11, Park Kyu Hung
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2004) AUFB5103-National and Regional Affairs

TEACHING


Bachelor
  1. (2012) AYEA2101 - Research Methodology
  2. (2012) AYEA2312 - International Relations of East Asia
  3. (2012) AYEA2324 - Political Economy of Korea
  4. (2012) AYEA2334 - North and South Korean Relations
  5. (2012) AYEA3326 - Asean-Korean Relations
  6. (2012) AYEA3381 - Project Paper
  7. (2011) AYEA2325 - Classical Korea
  8. (2011) AYEA2334 - North and South Korean Relations
  9. (2009) AYEA2309 - Political Economy of East Asia
  10. (2009) AYEA2312 - East Asian International Relations
  11. (2009) AYEA2334 - North -South Korean Relations
  12. (2009) AYEA3326 - Asean-Korea Relations
  13. (2009) AYEA3328 - Korean Foreign Policy
  14. (2008) AYEA2312 - International Relations of East Asia
  15. (2008) AYEA2334 - North-South Korean Relations
  16. (2004) Titas
  17. (2004) AYEA2312 - International Relations of East Asia
  18. (2004) AYEA2329 - Us-East Asian Relations
  19. (2004) AYEA3328 - Foreign Policy of Korea
  20. (2004) GXEA1405 - Moral and Profession Ethics
  21. (2003) Titas
  22. (2003) AYEA2312 - International Relations of East Asia
  23. (2003) AYEA3326 - Asean-Korean Relations
  24. (2003) AYEA3381 - Project Paper
  25. (2002) Titas
  26. (2002) AYEA1102 - Introduction to East Asian Civilisation
  27. (2002) AYEA3381 - Project Paper
Others
  1. (2010) AUFB5105 - National Security
  2. (2010) AUFB5170 - National Security
  3. (2003) AUFB5103 - National and Regional Affairs

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Was a Participant At The Apec Train The Trainers Workshop, Sponsored by The Ministry of International Trade and Industry and Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, (29 Nov 2012 - 30 Nov 2012)
  • Was The Only Academic from Malaysia to Be Selected by The Us State Department to Attend The Institute On United States Foreign Policy, (10 Jun 2012 - 21 Jul 2012)
  • Taught At The UM/Mtat Diploma Program, (04 Jan 2011 - 09 Jun 2011)
  • Gave a Seminar Entitled "Politics and Security in The Asia Pacific Region" for Trainees of The "International Politics and Economics for Clmv Public Officials, (03 Aug 2003 - 17 Aug 2003)

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
CONFERENCE
  1. 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MALAYSIA- INDONESIA RELATIONS (PAHMI9), Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (14 Sep 2015 - 18 Sep 2015)
  2. EURAXESS SHARE KL 2015 ADVANCING YOUR CAREER IN EUROPE: FUNDING AND FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESEARCHERS IN MALAYSIA, Hotel Hilton Kuala Lumpur 3 Jalan Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur 50470 Malaysia (22 Jun 2015 - 23 Jun 2015)
  3. INTER-KOREAN RELATIONS IN 2018 AND BEYOND: NEW REALITIES, NEW CHALLENGES , Phnom Penh, Cambodia (13 Nov 2018 - 16 Nov 2018)
  4. 33RD ASIA PACIFIC ROUNDTABLE (APR), Kuala Lumpur (24 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019)
  5. 2019 ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN STUDIES (AAS)CONFERENCE, Denver, Colorado (20 Mar 2019 - 25 Mar 2019)
  6. CONSTRUCTING MULTILAYERED COMMUNICATION CHANNELS BETWEEN KOREA AND ASEAN: A MEETING AMONG EXPERTS AND NEXT GENERATION LEADERS , Le Meridian Kuala Lumpur (20 Apr 2018 - 20 Apr 2018)
  7. THE 8TH KOREA-ASEAN FORUM, The Westin, Kuala Lumpur (28 Jul 2015 - 29 Jul 2015)
  8. ESTABLISHMENT OF SUSTAINABLE PEACE IN THE ASIA PACIFIC BASED ON UNIVERSAL HUMANISM, Phnom Penh (02 Jul 2022 - 07 Jul 2022)
RESEARCH
  1. SOFT POWER OF KOREAN WAVE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA DAN IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON KOREAN SOCIETY, (08 Nov 2015 - 15 Nov 2015)
  2. SOFT POWER OF KOREAN WAVE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA DAN IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON KOREAN SOCIETY, (31 Oct 2015 - 07 Nov 2015)
  3. JAPANESE GOVERNMENT INVITATION PROGRAM, (24 Nov 2014 - 03 Dec 2014)
  4. KOREA-ASEAN RELATIONS AND INDIA, (02 May 2022 - 13 May 2022)
  5. LOOK EAST POLICY, (18 Feb 2019 - 19 Feb 2019)
  6. DISCOVERING KOREA'S RELATIONS WITH ASEAN AND INDIA : ISSUES AND PRESPECTIVE FORM THE PRESENT, (01 Sep 2020 - 30 Sep 2020)
  7. DISCOVERING KOREA'S RELATIONS WITH ASEAN AND INDIA: ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES FROM THE PRESENT, (01 Oct 2021 - 14 Oct 2021)
  8. IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON KOREAN SOCIETY: KOREAN MALAYSIAN AND SINGAPOREAN PERPECTIVE ON MULTICULTURALISM, (24 Aug 2015 - 28 Aug 2015)
  9. SOFT POWER OF KOREAN WAVE, (14 Feb 2016 - 20 Feb 2016)
  10. SOFT POWER OF KOREAN WAVE, (10 Jan 2016 - 16 Jan 2016)
  11. IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON KOREAN SOCIETY: KOREAN MALAYSIAN AND SINGAPOREAN PERPECTIVE ON MULTICULTURALISM, (09 Feb 2015 - 11 Feb 2015)
  12. IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON KOREAN SOCIETY, (08 Nov 2015 - 15 Nov 2015)
COURSES ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. WORKSHOP : SPECTRUM BASIC, Makmal Komputer, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial (13 Mar 2015 - 13 Mar 2015)
  2. WORKSHOP : SPECTRUM BASIC, Makmal Komputer 14-1, Wisma R&D Universiti Malaya (17 Mar 2015 - 17 Mar 2015)
  3. BENGKEL SEMAKAN KURIKULUM FAKULTI SASTERA & SAINS SOSIAL, Hotel Pullman, Kuala Lumpur (13 Aug 2014 - 13 Aug 2014)
INTERNAL COURSE- ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. BENGKEL PEMERKASAAN PAKAR JAMINAN KUALITI PROGRAM (PROQAE) SIRI 5 - OUTCOME BASED, Secara Online (24 Nov 2020 - 25 Nov 2020)
External Course
NATIONAL
  1. Webinar Getting Listed in MYCITE: Understanding and Complying its Criteria, Kuala Lumpur (08 Jul 2021 - 08 Jul 2021)
INTERNATIONAL
  1. Webinar - Research Basics with Oxford Scholarship Online: Citations, Singapore (05 Jul 2021 - 05 Jul 2021)
  2. Webinar: How to Publish with Oxford Journals, India (05 Jul 2021 - 05 Jul 2021)
  3. Webinar: Analytical Features of Scopus explained. How can I use these to my advantage?, Singapore (23 Aug 2021 - 23 Aug 2021)