Curriculum Vitae

ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. HELENA BINTI MUHAMAD VARKKEY

Associate Professor
  • Department of International and Strategic Studies
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • +603-79675451

BIOGRAPHY


Dr Helena Varkkey is an Associate Professor of Environmental Politics at the Department of International and Strategic Studies, Universiti Malaya. Her areas of expertise include transboundary haze governance in Southeast Asia and global palm oil politics. Her monograph on “The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Politics” was published by Routledge in 2016. Her latest book is a collection of essays on the politics of haze and the environment in Southeast Asia called “The Forests for the Palms” published by ISEAS Singapore in 2021. Dr Helena has almost two decades of experience in qualitative research, including conducting fieldwork, interviews, and focus groups among various government and non-government stakeholders, and has built up extensive research networks in countries across ASEAN. She has edited and produced reports for the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, UNICEF, and the ASEAN Secretariat.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • AIR POLLUTION
    fires, haze, palm oil
  • INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
    Environmental Politics, Agribusiness, Regionalisation, ASEAN

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD (International and Strategic Studies), (International and Strategic Studies)
    University of Sydney, Australia
  • Teaching Development Program, (International Relations)
    University of Sydney, Australia
  • MIntS (Merit), (International Relations)
    University of Sydney, Australia
  • BCom (Hons)(Corporate Communication), (Komunikasi Korporat)
    Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Deputy Dean of Research
    01 Sep 2022 - present (Universiti Malaya)
  • AJK JADUAL WAKTU
    21 May 2021 - 20 May 2025 (Faculty)
  • AJK BUKU PANDUAN
    21 May 2021 - 20 May 2025 (Faculty)
  • Committee Members
    23 Sep 2022 - 24 Sep 2024 (Faculty)
  • Coordinator
    09 Sep 2022 - 31 Dec 2023 (Faculty)
  • Deputy Dean of Research
    01 Sep 2022 - 31 Dec 2023 (Faculty)
  • Wakil Staf Jawatankuasa Kebajikan Fakulti
    15 Feb 2022 - 15 Feb 2023 (Faculty)
  • Deputy Head
    06 Dec 2021 - 30 Aug 2022 (Faculty)
  • AJK Task Force Penyeliaan Ijazah Tinggi
    15 Apr 2022 - 31 Jul 2022 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Semakan Dokumen Program Akreditasi Ijazah Tinggi
    08 Apr 2019 - 22 Sep 2021 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Pelupusan Peringkat Jabatan
    08 Jan 2019 - 07 Jan 2020 (Faculty)
  • Secretariat, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 2020
    01 Sep 2020 - 19 Nov 2020 (National)
  • Penyelaras Kursus AIE3002/AUEA3180
    11 Feb 2019 - 10 Feb 2020 (Faculty)
  • Course Coordinator AUEA3080/AIE3002 Projek Ilmiah
    06 Sep 2017 - 05 Sep 2019 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Semakan Semula Kurukulum Program Pengajian Ijazah Dasar
    08 Apr 2019 - 08 May 2019 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    25 Jun 2018 - 25 Jun 2018 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    24 Jan 2018 - 24 Jan 2018 (Faculty)
  • PELATIH PROGRAM DISCOVER YOUR SOFT SKILLS @ UNIVERSITY MALAYA (iCONS)
    24 Feb 2014 - 23 Feb 2017 (University Malaya)
  • Acting Head of Department
    28 Nov 2017 - 29 Nov 2017 (Faculty)
  • Penyelia Latihan Industri (4 orang)
    31 Jul 2017 - 04 Aug 2017 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Member - Semakan Objektif Kualiti Fakulti
    08 May 2015 - 08 May 2017 (Faculty)
  • External Review Panel Member
    15 Mar 2017 - 15 Apr 2017 (National)
  • Committee Member (Quality)
    16 Oct 2013 - 28 Feb 2016 (Faculty)
  • Deputy Director
    07 Sep 2015 - 31 Aug 2016 (Universiti Malaya)
  • Acting Head of Department
    07 Apr 2015 - 08 Apr 2015 (Faculty)
  • Committee Member, Website
    27 Jan 2015 - 28 Jan 2015 (Faculty)
  • Acting Director
    28 Dec 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Advisor, International and Strategic Studies Club, Session 2012-2013
    05 Oct 2012 - 05 Feb 2015 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    11 Feb 2015 - 11 Feb 2015 (Faculty)
  • Committee Member, Audit Pengekalan Swaakreditasi Universiti Malaya
    23 Mar 2015 - 24 Mar 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Programme Coordinator
    05 Sep 2012 - 05 Feb 2015 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    26 May 2015 - 26 May 2015 (Faculty)
  • Acting Director
    07 Oct 2015 - 13 Oct 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Acting Director
    26 Oct 2015 - 28 Oct 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Member, Undergraduate Degree
    17 Oct 2012 - 06 Nov 2015 (Faculty)
  • Acting Director
    09 Dec 2015 - 10 Dec 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Acting Director
    18 Dec 2015 - 18 Dec 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Acting Head of Department
    27 May 2014 - 27 May 2014 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    07 Apr 2014 - 07 Apr 2014 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    25 Feb 2014 - 25 Feb 2014 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    30 Jan 2014 - 30 Jan 2014 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    24 Jan 2014 - 24 Jan 2014 (Faculty)
  • Committee Member (Abstract & Papers)
    20 Feb 2013 - 25 Dec 2013 (International)
  • Internal Auditor
    28 Nov 2013 - 29 Nov 2013 (Faculty)
  • Acting Head of Department
    30 Oct 2013 - 30 Oct 2013 (Faculty)
  • Document Manager
    14 Oct 2013 - 15 Oct 2013 (Faculty)
  • Committee Member, Research, Publications, Conferences and Consultation
    11 Jan 2013 - 12 Jan 2013 (Faculty)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • BOARD MEMBER, BOARD MEMBER
    Since 2023 (International)
  • ASSOCIATE MEMBER, INTER-ASIA ENGAGEMENTS CLUSTER, MEMBER
    2022 to present (International)
  • MEMBER, MEMBER
    2022 to present (International)
  • MALAYSIA SCHOLARS ON KOREA (MASK) NETOWORK, MEMBER
    2020 to present (National)
  • MONTENEGRIN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, ADVISORY BOARD
    2018 to present (International)
  • MALAYSIAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, ADVISORY BOARD
    2018 to present (University)
  • JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HEALTH, ADVISORY BOARD
    2018 to present (International)
  • ACADEMIC RESEARCH ON PALM OIL SUSTAINABILITY, ASSISTANT SECRETARY
    Since 2021 (National)
  • ASSOCIATE MEMBER, INTER-ASIA ENGAGEMENTS CLUSTER, MEMBER
    2021 to 2022 (International)
  • QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA, MEMBER
    2016 to 2017 (University)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • ANUGERAH PENERIMA NILAI GERAN PENYELIDIKAN TERTINGGI
    FAKULTI SASTERA DAN SAINS SOSIAL, 2022 (University)
  • WWU Fellowships for International Visiting Scholars and Guest Lecturers
    University of M nster (WWU), 2022 (International)
  • SEAC Stipendiary Visiting Appointment Scheme
    London School of Economics, 2021 (International)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • GCRF Training Fellowship 2020 (deferred to 2021 due to CIVID travel restrictions)
    University of Leicester, 2020 (International)
  • Sijil Staf Cemerlang FSSS
    Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, 2019 (University)
  • Anugerah Jumlah ISI Citation Tertinggi
    Fakulti Sasters dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, 2019 (Ptj)
  • Southeast Asia Council Rising Voices Travel Fund Award
    Southeast Asian Council, Association of Asian Studies, 2018 (International)
  • Ronald Provencher Travel Grant
    Malaysia Singapore Brunei Studies Group, Association for Asian Studies, 2018 (International)
  • Anugerah Jumlah ISI Citation Tertinggi
    Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial Universiti Malaya, 2018 (University)
  • Travel Grant - Waiver of Application Fee for ICAS10, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    International Convention of Asia Scholars, 2017 (International)
  • Best Paper
    International Conference On Social, Humanities and Government Science (ICSHGS), 2017 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2016 (University)
  • 3rd Place, ASEAN Peatland Media Award (for academic journal, "Oil Palm Plantations and Transboundary Haze: Patronage Networks and Land Licensing in Indonesia s Peatlands")
    Apfp-SEApeat, 2014 (International)
  • Certificate of Achievement: Trainer, Pilot Run, Discover Your Soft Skills @ Universiti Malaya (ICONS)
    Student Empowerment and Research Unit (SERU), Student Affairs Division, UM, 2014 (University)
  • Best Student
    Department of Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2007 (University)
  • Malaysian Representative, 7th Hitachi Young Leaders Initiative 2005
    Hitachi, Ltd., 2005 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Miller, Michelle A.; Astuti, Rini; Hirsch, Philip; Marschke, Melissa; Rigg, Jonathan; Saksena-Taylor, Poonam; Suhardiman, Diana; Tan, Zu Dienle; Taylor, David M.; Varkkey, Helena (2022). Selective border permeability: Governing complex environmental issues through and beyond COVID-19, POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY. 97(), . doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2022.102646
  2. Sahani, Mazrura; Othman, Hidayatulfathi; Kwan, Soo Chen; Juneng, Liew; Ibrahim, Mohd Faiz; Hod, Rozita; Zaini, Zul'Izzat Ikhwan; Mustafa, Maizatun; Nnafie, Issmail; Ching, Lai Che; Dambul, Ramzah; Varkkey, Helena; Phung, Vera Ling Hui; Mamood, Siti Nur Hanis; Karim, Norhafizah; Abu Bakar, Nur Faizah; Wahab, Muhammad Ikram A.; Zulfakar, Siti Shahara; Rosli, Yanti (2022). Impacts of climate change and environmental degradation on children in Malaysia, FRONTIERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH. 10(), . doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.909779
  3. Varkkey, Helena (2022). Emergent geographies of chronic air pollution governance in Southeast Asia: Transboundary publics in Singapore, ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND GOVERNANCE. (), . doi:10.1002/eet.1994
  4. Choiruzzad, S. A., Tyson, A., & Varkkey, H. (2021). The ambiguities of Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil certification: internal incoherence, governance rescaling and state transformation. Asia Europe Journal, 19(2), 189-208. doi: 10.1007/s10308-020-00593-0
  5. Khan, M. F., Hamid, A. H., Ab Rahim, H., Maulud, K. N. A., Latif, M. T., Nadzir, M. S. M., . . . Yusoff, S. (2020). El Nino driven haze over the Southern Malaysian Peninsula and Borneo. Science of the Total Environment, 730. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139091
  6. Lupascu, M., Varkkey, H., & Tortajada, C. (2020). Is flooding considered a threat in the degraded tropical peatlands? Science of the Total Environment, 723, 10. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137988
  7. Thornton, S. A., Cook, S., Astiani, D., Hapsari, K. A., Varkkey, H., Cole, L. E. S., . . . Page, S. E. (2020). Pushing the limits: experiences of women in tropical peatland research. Marine and Freshwater Research, 71(2), 170-178. doi: 10.1071/mf19132
  8. Latif, M. T., Othman, M., Idris, N., Juneng, L., Abdullah, A. M., Hamzah, W., . . . Jaafar, A. (2018). Impact of regional haze towards air quality in Malaysia: A review. Atmospheric Environment, 177, 28-44. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.01.002
  9. Tyson, A; Varkkey, H; Choiruzzad, SA (2018). Deconstructing the Palm Oil Industry Narrative in Indonesia: Evidence from Riau Province, CONTEMPORARY SOUTHEAST ASIA. 40(3), 422-448
  10. Varkkey, H., Tyson, A., Choiruzzad, S. A. (2018). Palm oil intensification and expansion in Indonesia and Malaysia: Environmental and socio-political factors influencing policy. Forest Policy and Economics, 92, 148-159. doi:10.1016/j.forpol.2018.05.002
  11. Evers, S., Yule, C. M., Padfield, R., OReilly, P., Varkkey, H. (2017). Keep wetlands wet: the myth of sustainable development of tropical peatlands - implications for policies and management. Global Change Biology, 23(2), 534-549.
  12. Varkkey, H. (2014). Regional cooperation, patronage and the ASEAN Agreement on transboundary haze pollution, International Environmental Agreements-Politics Law and Economics. 14(1), 65-81
  13. Varkkey, H. (2013). Malaysian investors in the Indonesian oil palm plantation sector: home state facilitation and transboundary haze, Asia Pacific Business Review. 19(3), 381-401
  14. Varkkey, H. (2013). Oil Palm Plantations and Transboundary Haze: Patronage Networks and Land Licensing in Indonesias Peatlands, Wetlands. 33(4), 679-690
  15. Varkkey, H. (2013). Patronage politics, plantation fires and transboundary haze, Environmental Hazards-Human and Policy Dimensions. 12(3-4), 200-217
  16. Varkkey, H. (2012). Patronage politics as a driver of economic regionalisation: The Indonesian oil palm sector and transboundary haze, Asia Pacific Viewpoint. 53(3), 314-329
Others
  1. Ganesan, V. & Varkkey, H. (2022) STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES AND ENVIRONMENTAL DECISION-MAKING: COMPARING FELDA AND FGV, Malaysian JOurnal of Tropical Geography, 48(1): 45-63
  2. Apresian, S. R., Tyson, A., Varkkey, H., Choiruzzad, S. A. B., Indraswari, R. (2020). Palm Oil Development in Riau, Indonesia: Balancing Economic Growth and Environmental Protection. Nusantara, 2 (1), 1-29
  3. O'Reilly, P. and Varkkey, H. (2020) Palm Oil Governance in Different Locations: Using the Assemblage Approach to Understand A "Complex" Sector. International Review of Modern Sociology, 46 (1-2)
  4. Varkkey, H. (2020) Palm Oil State Autonomy, and Assemblage of Land Use Governance in Sarawak, Malaysia. International Review of Modern Sociology, 46 (1-2)
  5. Varkkey, H. and Copeland, A. (2020). Exchanging Health for Economic Growth?: Haze in the Context of Public Health and Political Economy in Malaysia. Journal of Social Health 3(1), 1-13
  6. Manzo, K, Padfield, R, and Varkkey, H. (2019), Envisioning Tropical Environments: Representations of Peatlands in Malaysian Media. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space
  7. Padfield R, Hansen S, Davies ZG, Ehrensperger A, Slade EM, Evers S, Papargyropoulou E, Bessou C, Abdullah N, Page S, Ancrenaz M, Aplin P, Dzulkafli SB, Barclay H, Chellaiah D, Choudhary S, Conway S, Cook S, Copeland A, Campos-Arceiz A, Deere NJ, Drew S, Gilvear D, Gray R, Haller T, Hood AS-C, Huat LK, Huynh N, Kangayatkarasu N, Koh LP, Kolandai SK, Lim RAH, Yeong KL, Lucey JM, Luke SH, Mitchell SL, Montefrio MJ, Mullin K, Nainar A, Nekaris K-I, Nijman V, Nunes M, Nurhidayu S, O Reilly P, Puan CL, Ruppert N, Salim H, Schouten G, Tallontire A, Smith TEL, Tao H-H, Tham MH, Varkkey H, Wadey J, Yule CM, Azhar B, Sayok AK, Vairappan C, Bicknell JE and Struebig MJ (2019) Co-producing a Research Agenda for Sustainable Palm Oil. Front. For. Glob. Change 2:13. doi: 10.3389/ffgc.2019.00013
  8. Varkkey, H. (2018). Revisiting the "Myth" of the ASEAN Way: Recent legal Developments on Transboundary Haze, Indonesian Journal of International Law, 15(4), 553-579
  9. Varkkey, H. (2017) "In three years we would have solved this": Jokowi, ASEAN and Transboundary Haze. Jurnal Studi Pemerintahan, August 2017
  10. Varkkey, H. (2017). 40 Years of ASEAN Environmental Governance: Enhancing ASEAN Centrality through the APT. Malaysian Journal of International Relations, 5.
  11. Varkkey, H. (2017). Trends in Environmental Studies in Southeast Asia: Transboundary Haze. Regional Journal of South East Asian Studies, 2(2), 122-129
  12. Wijedasa, L. S., et al. 2017. Denial of long-term issues with agriculture on tropical peatlands will have devastating consequences. Global Change Biology. 23(3), 977-982
  13. Varkkey, H. (2016). Recent ASEAN Development on Peatfires and Haze: National Responses. Malaysian Journal of International Relations.
  14. Varkkey, H. Transboundary Haze and Human Security in Southeast Asia: National and Regional Perspectives. Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs 3(1)
  15. Varkkey, H. 2015. The Human Rights Dimension in the Revised RSPO Principles and Criteria (Commentary). Malaysian Journal of International Relations 3
  16. Varkkey, H. 2014. Theory and Practise of International Environmental Negotiations (Commentary). Malaysian Journal of International Relations 2
  17. Varkkey, H. 2013. ASEAN and its Environment. Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations
  18. Varkkey, H. 2013. Patronage Politics and Natural Resources: A Historical Case Study of Malaysia and Singapore. Asian Profile 41
  19. Varkkey, H. 2012. Patronage Politics and Natural Resources: A Historical Case Study of Southeast Asia and Indonesia. Asian Profile 40(5): 438-448
  20. Varkkey, H. 2012. The ASEAN Way and Haze Mitigation at the ASEAN Level. Journal of International Studies 8: 77- 97
  21. Varkkey, H. 2012. The growth and prospects of the oil palm plantation industry in Indonesia. Oil Palm Industry Economic Journal 12(2): 1-13
  22. Muhamad Varkkey, H. 2011. Plantation land management, fires, and haze in Southeast Asia. Malaysian Journal of Environmental Management 12(2): 33-41
  23. Muhamad Varkkey, H. Addressing Transboundary haze Through Asean: Singapore's Normative Constraints. Journal of International Studies 7: 83-101
  24. Varkkey, H. 2011. ASEAN as a 'thin' community: The case against adopting the EU Acid Rain Framework for Transboundary Haze management in Southeast Asia. Jebat: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics and Strategic Studies 38(2): 1-26
  25. Muhamad Varkkey, H. 2008. Indonesian Perspectives on Managing the ASEAN Haze. SARJANA 24(1): 83-101
Books
  1. Varkkey, H. (2021) The Forests for the Palms: Essays on the Politics of Haze and the Environment in Southeast Asia. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing
  2. Varkkey, H. (ed.) (2018). Local and Transboundary Haze. Kuala Lumpur: Akademi Sains Malaysia
  3. Varkkey, H. 2016. The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage. Oxon: Routledge.
Chapter in Books
  1. Nguitragool, P and Varkkey, H. (2022) Governing across regions: global environment and regionalism in Europe and Southeast Asia (Chapter 27), in J. Ru land and A. Carrapatoso, "Handbook on Global Governance and Regionalism", United Kingdom: Edward Elgar
  2. Smith, T.E.L. and Varkkey, H., (2022) Southeast Asian haze and socioenvironmental epidemiological feedback, in Shin, H. B. COVID-19 in Southeast Asia. London: LSE Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31389/lsepress.cov
  3. Varkkey, H. (2022) Government Communication on Transboundary Haze: The Nexus between Public Health and Tourism in Sustainable Development: Asia-Pacific Perspectives, ed. Pak Sum Low, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  4. Varkkey, H. (2020) Government communication on transboundary haze: The nexus between public health and tourism. In S. L. Pak (Ed.), Sustainable Development: Asia-Pacific Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  5. Varkkey, H., Bah ecik, S.O., & Latif. M.T. (2020). Chapter 1: ASEAN in Regional Environmental Governance: Bright Prospects or Hazy Future?. In C. Ergenc (Ed.), ASEAN as a Method: Re-centering Processes and Institutions in Contemporary Southeast Asian Regionalism. London: Taylor & Francis
  6. Varkkey, H. & O'Reilly, P. (2019) Chapter 4: Socio-Political Responses Towards Transboundary Haze The Oil Palm in Malaysia s Discourse, in Ed. S. Kukreja, "Southeast Asia and Environmental Sustainability in Context", Maryland;: Lexington Books
  7. Varkkey, H. (2019) Transboundary Pollution. In S. Maisel (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science. New York: Oxford University Press
  8. Varkkey, H. (2019). Preventing Dispute over Haze Through Regional and Local Governance. In M. Oishi (Ed.), Managing Conflicts in a Globalising ASEAN. Singapore: Springer
  9. Varkkey, H. (2019). Transboundary Haze, ASEAN, and the SDGs: Normative and Structural Challenges. in R. Holzhacker & D. Agussalim (Eds.), Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia and ASEAN: National and Regional Approaches. Leiden: Brill Publishing
  10. Varkkey, H. (2018). Singapore s Transboundary Pollution Act 2014: Prospects and Challenges in Pollution Across Borders: Transboundary Fires, Smoke and Haze in Southeast Asia, ed. Quah, E. Singapore: World Scientific
  11. Varkkey, H. (2018). The "Crime" of Haze: Politics of Land, Nature and Human Rights. In U. M. Bauer & A. Rujoiu (Eds.), Place.Labour.Capital: The Making of an Institution. Singapore: NTU CCA
  12. Balakrishnan, K. S. & Varkkey, H. (2017), The Straits of Malacca: Malaysia s Threat Perception and Strategy for Maritime Security, in Maritime Security in East and Southeast Asia: Political Challenges in Asian waters, ed. Tarling, N. & Chen, X., Singapore: Palgrave-Macmillan
  13. Varkkey, H. (2017). Malaysia in 2016: Persistent Crises, Rapid Response and Resilience in Southeast Asian Affairs 2017, eds. Cook, M. & Singh, D., Singapore: ISEAS Publishing
  14. Varkkey, H. (2017). Politics of Fires and Haze In Southeast Asia. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, ed. Thompson, W. R., New York: Oxford University Press
  15. Quah, E., Varkkey, H. & Ong, J. Y. 2015. SINGAPORE a Red Dot Towards a Green Economy? in The Rise of the Green Economy: A new Paradigm for the Developing World? Munchen: Oekom
  16. Varkkey, H. 2014. Natural Resource Extraction and Political Dependency: Malaysia as a Rentier State. In Weiss, M. (ed). Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia, Chapter 15. Oxon: Routledge
  17. Quah, E. & Varkkey, H. The Political Economy of Transboundary Pollution: Mitigation Forest Fires and Haze in Southeast Asia. In "The Asian Community---Its Concepts and Prospects" Ed. HayashiHana Sei, pp. 323- 358, Tokyo: Soso Sha (Japanese language)
  18. Muhamad Varkkey, H, 2008. Environmental and Navigational Safety Cooperation in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore: Debating the Japanese Proposal. in The Seas Divide: Geopolitical and Maritime Issues in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur: Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences
Other Publications
  1. Jacobs, J. & Varkkey, H. (2022) Global Climate Governance in "There's No Planet B" (Earth Matters Podcast), BFM Radio 89.9, 13 April - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  2. KCSB (2022) "AIr Pollution In Southeast Asia" on No Alibis, KCSB 10.10am, Wed May 25 PST - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  3. Loh, B. Y. H. and Varkkey, H. (2022) Opinion: Environment should be no laughing matter. The Vibes, 4 March 2022 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  4. O'Reilly, P, Varkkey, H. and Choiruzzad, S. A. B. (2022) Of Parachutes and Helicopters: Reconstructing the Decolonisation Agenda in Environmental Research. Fulcrum, 24 February 2022 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  5. Varkkey, H, Yawanarajah, S., Schwietzke, S. Jacobs, J. (2022) Methane: A Crucial Opportunity in the Climate Fight. Earth Matters, 9 November - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  6. Varkkey, H. "Borderless Haze Threatens Southeast Asia", 360INFO - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  7. Varkkey, H. (2022) Air Pollution and Climate Change Politics in the Indo-Pacific. Indo-Pacific Circle Op-Ed. February - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  8. Varkkey, H. (2022) Emerging Geographies of Transboundary Haze Governance in Singapore, Geosphere - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  9. Varkkey, H. (2022) From Competition to Cooperation: The Global Palm Oil Sustainability Turn as a Turning Point for the Malaysia-Indonesia Special Relationship . WP338, RSIS Working Papers, 16 June - Case Study
  10. Varkkey, H. (2022) From Competition to Cooperation: The Global Palm Oil Sustainability Turn as a Turning Point for the Malaysia-Indonesia Special Relationship . WP338, RSIS Working Papers, 16 June - Policy Paper
  11. Varkkey, H. (2022) Right to Clean Air: The People v. Haze across Southeast Asia. Heinrich Boll Stiftung. 27 April. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  12. Varkkey, H. and Miller, M. (2022). Transboundary haze in Southeast Asia: What's peat got to do with it? in Kontinentalist, March. URL: https://kontinentalist.com/stories/what-causes-transboundary-haze-in-southeast-asia - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  13. Wong, Ashfold, and Varkkey (2022) Reducing emissions in Malaysia Methane as a Policy Priority?, Petri Dish 17 October - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  14. Zu Dienle Tan, Rini Astuti, Helena Varkkey, Michelle Ann Miller, David Taylor, Prayoto Tonoto, Benjamin Tay (2022-02-24). Policy recommendations for sustainable peatland management. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.25540/g460-wgdf - Policy Paper
  15. Ashfold, M. & Varkkey, H. 2021. Do Malaysians Understand Their Climate Commitments? The Vibes. 21 June. URL: https://www.thevibes.com/articles/opinion/31791/do-malaysians-understand-our-climate-commitments-matthew-ashfold-helena-varkkey - Online News Portal
  16. Jacobs, J., Varkkey, H. and Ashfold, M. (2021). Interview: Bite-Size Climate Action. BFM 89.9, 19 May 2021 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  17. Kelly Siman, Daniel A. Friess, Mark Huxham, Suzanne McGowan, Julia Drewer, Lian Pin Koh, Yiwen Zeng, Alex M. Lechner, Janice Ser Huay Lee, Chris D. Evans, Stephanie Evers, A. Jonay Jovani-Sancho, Helena Varkkey, Gusti Anshari, Adi Jaya, Kwek Yan Chong, Susan Page, Shailendra Mishra, and Sofie Sj gersten (2021) Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change Mitigation: Challenges and Opportunities for the ASEAN Region. October 2021, COP26 Universities Network - Technical Report
  18. Sppapen, S. and Varkkey, H. (2020) Leveraging soft power in sustainable palm oil branding. The Vibes 3 February - Online News Portal
  19. UNICEF, UKM, UMS (2021) Impact of Climate Change on Children: A Malaysian Perspective. U=Kuala Lumpur: UNICEF - Technical Report
  20. Varkkey, H, Miller, M, Salvo, A. (2021) Are we willing to pay for ecosystem services provided by others?. Business Times Singapore, 14 September - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  21. Varkkey, H. & Tan, Z. D. (2021) How Covid-19 is affecting governance in Indonesia s peatlands. ARIScope 7 October 2021 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  22. Varkkey, H., Ashfold, M., De Pretto, L., Ives, C., Wong, P. Y., Masran, S. A., Vasantha Kumar, P. (2021) Policy Brief: Haze and Government Communications in Malaysia. Toyota Foundation Grant - Policy Paper
  23. Wong, P.Y., Varkkey, H. et al. (2021) We need to talk about haze. URL: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/vision/we-need-to-talk-about-haze - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  24. Frantzen, M. (2020). "Palm l und Plastik in Malaysia: Widerstand gegen M ll und giftigen Smog" (Palm Oil and Plastic in Malaysia: Resistance to Garbage and Toxic Smoke). Deutschlandfunk Kultur (National German Radio Network). 9 March (Interview) - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  25. O'Reilly, P., Varkkey, H. Choiruzzad, S.A.B., & Padfield, R. (2020). The Value(s) of Palm Oil. Fulcrum Commentaries. 24 December 2020 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  26. Taylor, M. (2020) Malaysia walks away from law to tackle firms over forest fires, Thomson Reuters Foundation News, Climate, 7 August (Interview) - Online News Portal
  27. Varkkey, H. (2020) "Palm oil politics still threaten EU Malaysia ties" in East Asia Forum, 2 April. URL: https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2020/04/02/palm-oil-politics-still-threaten-eu-malaysia-ties/ - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  28. Varkkey, H. (2020) ENVIRONMENTAL RESILIENCE AND GOVERNANCE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, in LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre Blog, 28 December 2020 - Academic Blog (Internet)
  29. Varkkey, H. (2020). Air Pollution and Covid-19 Mortality: Considerations for Southeast Asia. AsiaGlobal Online, 23 April. URL: https://www.asiaglobalonline.hku.hk/air-pollution-and-covid-19-mortality-considerations-southeast-asia - Online Media
  30. Varkkey, H. (2020). Chronicles Of The Elusive Malaysian Haze Act. Between The Lines: Special Edition, 15 August. - Online Newsletter
  31. Wicke J. & Varkkey, H. 2020. Torfb den sind quasi reiner Treibstoff (Peat Soils Are Almost Pure Fuel), Online-Magazin s dostasien, 20 March. URL: https://suedostasien.net/suedostasien-interviews-torfboeden-sind-quasi-reiner-treibstoff/ - German Online Magazine
  32. Astuti, R., Varkkey, H. and Tan, Z. D. (2019) Three things Jokowi could do better to stop forest fires and haze in Indonesia, The Conversation (Indonesia and Australia), 31 July - Internet Magazine
  33. Indraswari, R., Apresian, S. R., Tyson, A., Varkkey, H. and Choiruzzad, S. A. B, (2019) Palm Oil Futures: Youth Perceptions in Indonesia in Asia Dialogue. URL: https://theasiadialogue.com/2019/06/05/palm-oil-futures-youth-perceptions-in-indonesia/ - Web Article
  34. Interview: "It Takes A Village To Fight The Haze" (BFM 89.9). Earth Matters, 7 November 2019, 2pm, BFM 89.9 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  35. Let's Talk with Sharaad Kuttan, ASTRO AWANI, 1 February 2019, 10pm-11pm - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  36. Varkkey, H. "By exporting trash, rich countries put their waste out of sight and out of mind", CNN Opinion (Political Op-Eds & Social Commentary), 29 July 2019 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  37. Varkkey, H. "Malaysian palm oil: National pride and prejudice through the years", in The Asia Dialogue (online), 3 June 2019. URL: https://theasiadialogue.com/2019/06/03/malaysian-palm-oil-national-pride-and-prejudice-through-the-years/ - Online Media
  38. Varkkey, H. (2019) Interview: Haze Knows No Boundaries. BFM 89.9, 11 September, 7.15am - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  39. Varkkey, H. (2019) Interview: The Haze - No Relief in Sight? Consider This, Astro Awani 501. 13 September, 10.15pm - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  40. Varkkey, H. (2019) Interview: Transboundary Haze. Astro Radio News, 12 September - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  41. Varkkey, H. (2019), Interview: Jerebu dan Kesan Kepada Ekonomi dan Pelaburan di Malaysia, Astro Awani News, 9am, 20 September - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  42. Varkkey, H. (2019). Here's How Much The Haze Costs Us. Between The Lines. October. URL: https://mailchi.mp/tridentmedia/cost-of-haze - Online News Portal
  43. Varkkey, H. (2019). Interview: Indonesia Fires and Transboundary Haze. BBC World News Newsday, 12 September, 6am - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  44. Varkkey, H. (2019). Interview: Indonesia fires releasing more carbon than Australia s annual emissions. On Sunday Extra, ABC Radio, 29 September - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  45. Varkkey, H. (2019). Interview: Singapore Today. CNA983. 13 September, 5.15pm - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  46. Varkkey, H. (2019). No Smoke Without Fire: The Politics of Haze in Southeast Asia. Between The Lines. October. URL: https://mailchi.mp/tridentmedia/haze - Online News Portal
  47. Varkkey, H. (2019). Radio Interview: The Haze is Back. The Morning Run. BFM 89.9 (7.45am, 8 August 2019) - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  48. Varkkey, H. (2019). Winds of Change in Malaysia: The Government and the Climate. HEINRICH-B LL-STIFTUNG. Retrieved on 27 February 2019 from: http://th.boell.org/en/2019/02/27/winds-change-malaysia-government-and-climate - Online Media
  49. Varkkey, H. (Interview) BBC World News, Newsday Programme, "Indonesia Wildfires", 6am, 29 August 2019 (local time) - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  50. Varkkey, H. Newsday Interview (Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia). BBC World Service Radio. 7 August 2019, 4:50am - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  51. Varkkey, H. (2018). EU s Anti-Palm Oil Measures Do Not Help the Environment. ASEAN Focus, 1/2018, 8-9 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  52. Varkkey, H. (2018, November 8). Together We Fall? Southeast Asia and Transboundary Haze. Retrieved from: https://www.asiaglobalonline.hku.hk/asean-southeast-asia-haze-transboundary-patronage/ - Online Magazine
  53. Varkkey, H. EU Palm Oil Ban. Media Interview on Primetime Asia, Channel NEws Asia, 7.30pm, 18 January 2018 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  54. Varkkey, H. (2017). Our Palm Oil Conundrum. DIplomatic Voice, 1/2017, 7-8 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  55. Radio Ecoshock Show: Waking up to Abrupt Climate Change - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  56. Varkkey, H. 2016. The Fiery Peats of Haze In Southeast Asia. Clean Malaysia (Blog). URL: http://cleanmalaysia.com/2016/05/10/the-fiery-peats-of-haze-in-southeast-asia/ - - Online Blog
  57. Varkkey, H. 2016. Transboundary Haze. Inside Indonesia. 7 June. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  58. Channel News Asia's Between The Lines - Haze Special September 2015. Other Panelists: Dr. Bambang Hero Saharjo (IPB Bogor) and Dr. Nigel Sizer (Word Resources Institute) - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  59. Helena Varkkey. 2015. In a sorry state over the haze. Malaysian Insider Side Views. 11 September. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  60. The Bigger Picture on BFM Radio 89.9: Who is profiting from the haze? - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  61. Varkkey, H. "Health Problems Widening from Asian Rainforest Fires" In VOA News, edited by S. Herman, 6 October 2015. Bangkok: VOA Southeast Asia, 2015. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  62. The Bigger Picture on BFM Radio 89.9: Transboundary Haze and International Relations - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  63. Varkkey, H. "Haze Watch Interview." In News Now, edited by K. I. Poh, 14:05-14:07, 19 June 2013. Singapore: MediaCorp, 2013. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  64. Varkkey, H. "Haze Watch Interview." In News, edited by S. L. Koh, 12:45-12:48, 21 June 2013. Singapore: MediaCorp, 2013. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  65. Quah, E. & Varkkey, H. 2012. Sustainable cities: doable. Singapore: Business Times. 7 June 2012 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  66. Quah, E & Varkkey, H. 2011. Losing sight in the haze of fire-fighting. The Straits Times Singapore. 31 May 2011 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2016 - 2018, Monash Malaysia Strategic Large Grant
    Mitigation of Climate Change through Fire Management in Regional Peatswamp Forests ( Consultant)
International
  1. 2022 - 2025, International Funding
    Policy And Governance Approaches To Cooperative Mitigation Of Peatland Carbon And Transboundary Haze In Southeast Asia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2020 - 2023, International Funding
    Using Public Engagement To Enhance The Effectiveness Of Local Health Advisories For Environmental Pollution And Transboundary Haze ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2022 - 2023, International Funding
    Cop26 Global Climate Pledges: Promoting Transparency,public Engagement And Progress On Methane Emissions In Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 2022 - 2023, International Funding
    Empowering Malaysian Future Leaders In Coastal Ocean Actionable And Sustainable Teaching And Research (coastar) ( Co-Researcher)
  5. 2017 - 2022, International Funding
    Sustainable Governance of Transboundary Environmental Commons in Southeast Asia ( Work Package Leader)
  6. 2016 - 2019, British Academy International Partnership and Mobility (IPM) Scheme 2016
    The Design, Communication and Impact of Evidence-Based Forestry in Indonesia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  7. 2017 - 2019, International Funding
    The Southeast Asian Haze Crisis: public values as a pathway towards constructive cross-border sentiments and engagements (Toyota Foundation Research Grant Program 2017) ( Consultant)
  8. 2017 - 2017, UNESCO Grant
    Bioethical Perspectives of Haze in Malaysia ( Consultant)

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Kalimantan Lestari (Kali), University of Leicester, Project Leader/Lead Consultant
    01 Aug 2022 - 31 Oct 2022 (International)
  • 25 Years of Asean Haze Action (1997-2022), Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Project Leader/Lead Consultant
    15 Jul 2022 - 15 Oct 2022 (International)
  • Final Review of The Roadmap On Asean Cooperation Towards Transboundary Haze Pollution Control With Means of Implementation (Haze-Free Roadmap), ASEAN Secretariat
    01 Mar 2020 - 01 Mar 2021 (International)
  • Analysis of Impacts of Climate Change and Environmental Degradation On Children in Malaysia and Assessment of Child-Sensitivity of Current Adaptation and Mitigation Policies, UNICEF
    01 Mar 2020 - 01 Mar 2021 (National)
  • Kajian Menetapkan Hala Tuju Dasar Luar Negara Sebagai Sebuah Negara Kuasa Pertengahan, KEMENTERIAN LUAR NEGERI
    01 Dec 2016 - 01 Dec 2017 (National)
  • Asm Local and Transboundary Haze Study (Task Force On Haze), Akademi Sains Malaysia
    01 Dec 2015 - 01 Dec 2017 (National)
  • Khor Reports, Khor Reports (Segi Enam Advisors)
    01 Jun 2013 - 01 Jun 2014 (International)

PAPER PRESENTED


CONFERENCE
  1. Haze in Malaysia: Aligning Policy Responses with Public Opinions, Values, and Behaviours, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 2020, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (International) (18 Nov 2020 - 19 Nov 2020)
PLENARY SPEAKER
  1. Online Modules for Malaysian Youth: Methods, Teaching and Learning Experiences, Climate Action Carnival, UKM (National) (10 Jan 2023 - 10 Jan 2023)
  2. Air Pollution and Health Outlook for Southeast Asia: Considering a Haze and COVID-19 Feedback Loop , International Symposium on Environmental and Occupational Health 2020, Environmental and Occupational Health Society (International) (26 Nov 2020 - 27 Nov 2020)
  3. The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, 6ht International Conference on International Relations and Development, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand (International) (22 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019)
  4. The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia Symposium, University of Puget Sound, Washington (International) (04 Oct 2019 - 05 Oct 2019)
  5. The Political Future of Peatlands and Haze in Southeast Asia, International Conference on ASEAN, Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik, Universitas Andalas (International) (05 Sep 2019 - 06 Sep 2019)
  6. The "Crime" of Haze: Haze in the COntext of Human Dignity and Human Rights, National Conference on the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019, Academic International Dialogue (AID) (National) (17 Apr 2019 - 17 Apr 2019)
  7. The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) , Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (International) (01 Jul 2018 - 05 Jul 2018)
  8. The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage, "JPAS Public Lecture Series - Transboundary Haze Governance" in conjunction with Universitas Abdurrab (Riau, Indonesia) visit to Universiti Malaya, Jabatan Pengajian Antarabangsa Dan Strategik  (International) (29 Nov 2017 - 29 Nov 2017)
  9. "In 3 years we would have solved this": Jokowi, ASEAN and Transboundary Haze, International Conference On Social, Humanities and Goverment Science (ICSHGS), Universitas Tamansiswa (International) (26 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017)
  10. Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage, Reading Malaysia Series Public Forum, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya (National) (04 Feb 2016 - 04 Feb 2016)
INVITED SEMINAR
  1. Land Use Change and Haze in Southeast Asia, EID3007 Public Policy, Department of Administrative Studies and Politics, Faculty of Economics and Administration (University) (27 Apr 2021 - 27 Apr 2021)
  2. Transboundary Haze and the Science-Policy Interface, international conference on Atmospheric Sciences and Application to Air Quality (ASAAQ15) Interdisciplinary Discussion Session: how can we ensure our science leads to improvement of the atmospheric environment?, University of Nottingham Malaysia (International) (28 Oct 2019 - 30 Oct 2019)
  3. The Environment and Political Economy in ASEAN: Haze, Indonesia and Beyond, C13M01 (GEOG3049) Environmental Policy and Economics, Faculty of Science, UNMC (National) (12 Apr 2017 - 12 Apr 2017)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Media perceptions on peatlands in Malaysia, FairFrontiers project meeting, FairFrontiers (International) (20 Jan 2023 - 27 Jan 2023)
  2. Sustainability as a Cornerstone of Relations, Building closer Malaysia South Korea ties through 21st century challenges, ISIS Malaysia (National) (13 Dec 2022 - 13 Dec 2022)
  3. Qualitative and Quantitative Research Design, FASS Methodology Course, FASS (University) (11 Dec 2022 - 11 Dec 2022)
  4. Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia: Causes, Effects, and Sustainable Governance Solutions, Lecture Series: Sustainable Governance, Institute of Political Science (International) (29 Nov 2022 - 29 Nov 2022)
  5. Transboundary Haze in ASEAN: Challenges and Opportunities for Science Diplomacy, YSN-ASM Science Diplomacy Training Programme, YSN-ASM (National) (01 Nov 2022 - 01 Nov 2022)
  6. Southeast Asia Climate Outlook 2022 Survey Report Launch, Southeast Asia Climate Outlook 2022 Survey Report Launch, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute (International) (08 Sep 2022 - 08 Sep 2022)
  7. Palm Oil vs. The World: Sustainability Transitions in the Southeast Asian Palm Oil Sector, HELSUS GLobal SOuth Encounters, Helsinki Institute of SUstainability Science (International) (23 Aug 2022 - 23 Aug 2022)
  8. The View from Southeast Asia: Harnessing emerging technologies for sustainability cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, The View from Southeast Asia: Harnessing emerging technologies for sustainability cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, Indo-Pacific Circle (International) (26 Jul 2022 - 26 Jul 2022)
  9. The Art of Science Communication, Communicating Science for the Climate: Water, COASTAR (University) (07 Jul 2022 - 07 Jul 2022)
  10. Introduction to the UN SDGs, Roles of Palm Oil Industry in Achieving SDGs, IChemE (National) (04 Jul 2022 - 04 Jul 2022)
  11. Transboundary Haze Governance: Risk and Resilience, THE 4th SEASIA BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2022, National Research and Innovation Agency of Indonesia (International) (09 Jun 2022 - 11 Jun 2022)
  12. Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia: Causes, Effects, Solutions, AIF3014 Lecture Series on ASEAN, Department of Southeast Asian Studies (University) (29 Apr 2022 - 29 Apr 2022)
  13. "Other" Factors that Allow Haze Pollution to Persist, Right to clean air: Addressing Haze Pollution in Malaysia, SUHAKAM (National) (09 Mar 2022 - 11 Mar 2022)
  14. The Political Economy of Transboundary Haze in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, Social Sciences and Humanities Immersion Programme, Global Network Club Universiti Malaya (International) (22 Feb 2022 - 22 Feb 2022)
  15. Malaysia s Climate Governance in the Regional and Global Context, CLIMATE GOVERNANCE: PERSPECTIVES FROM MALAYSIA AND TAIWAN, Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia (International) (19 Nov 2021 - 19 Nov 2021)
  16. Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia: Causes, Effects, and Solutions, Issues and Perspectives Seminar, Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies (International) (03 Nov 2021 - 03 Nov 2021)
  17. Emergent Geographies of Chronic Air Pollution Governance in Southeast Asia: Transboundary Publics in Singapore, Department of Geography Seminar Series, Department of Geography, National University of Singapore (International) (08 Oct 2021 - 08 Oct 2021)
  18. The Crime of Haze: Haze in the Context of human Dignity and Human Rights, Deforestation, Transboundary Haze and Sustainable Oil Palm Production, KiniAcademy/SEAFORE (International) (11 Sep 2021 - 11 Sep 2021)
  19. From research to action: How do academics fill in the gaps in addressing the never-ending haze crisis?, From research to action: How do academics fill in the gaps in addressing the never-ending haze crisis?, NCKU Overseas Hub Malaysia  (International) (29 Jul 2021 - 29 Jul 2021)
  20. COLLABORATING ACROSS COUNTRIES AND DISCIPLINES, 1ST ROUNDTABLE OF LTU INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH HUB, LEEDS TRINITY UNIVERSITY (International) (12 Jul 2021 - 12 Jul 2021)
  21. Doing Research on Politically Sensitive Issues in SEA, 16th Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies, Asia Research Institute (International) (05 Jul 2021 - 07 Jul 2021)
  22. COVID-19, Southeast Asian Haze, and Socioenvironmental-Epidemiological Feedback, The Economics of Biodiversity: The ASEAN Context, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (International) (11 Jun 2021 - 11 Jun 2021)
  23. Transboundary Governance of Haze in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Solutions, Political Ecology in Asia Dialogue Series, Centre for Social Development Studies (International) (10 Jun 2021 - 10 Jun 2021)
  24. ASEAN, Malaysia, ROK: The Environment and Air Pollution, Understanding the New Southern Policy with Experts, Jeonbuk National University (International) (27 May 2021 - 27 May 2021)
  25. Peat & Haze: Why haven't we solved this?, Peatlands: Why are they important?, People for Peat (International) (29 Apr 2021 - 29 Apr 2021)
  26. How can the EU communicate the EU-ASEAN Green Deal and other green initiatives to ASEAN stakeholders better?, EU & ASEAN: Working Together for a Green Recovery, EU-ASEAN Business Council (International) (23 Feb 2021 - 23 Feb 2021)
  27. The Value(s) of Palm Oil, Guest Lecture - GY3439 Understanding the Rainforests of SE Asia, Geography Undergraduate Course, University of Leicester, University of Leicester  (International) (22 Feb 2021 - 22 Feb 2021)
  28. SouthHaze Asia: Reassessing ASEAN's capability in Multilateral Climate Governance, Thinker of the Week Panel Series, Council on International Law and Diplomacy (CILD) (International) (24 Jan 2021 - 24 Jan 2021)
  29. Land Use Change, Fires, and Haze in Southeast Asia, Climate Controversies in Southeast Asia, University of Bonn (International) (09 Dec 2020 - 09 Dec 2020)
  30. Peatland Governance and Climate Change in ASEAN, Multilateral Climate Action and Governance in ASEAN session at Malaysian Local Conference of Youth, Malaysian Youth Delegation (National) (05 Dec 2020 - 05 Dec 2020)
  31. Transboundary Haze Governance in Times of Change: A Malaysian Perspective, LSE Southeast Asia Week 2020: Environmental Resilience and Southeast Asia, LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre  (International) (30 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020)
  32. Ask the Expert: Transboundary Haze, Kelas Digital: Hubungan Antarabangsa "Ask the Expert", Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia (International) (18 Sep 2020 - 18 Sep 2020)
  33. Covid-19 & Haze: Implications on Health, Fires and Social Justice, IRSoc Lecture Series, International Relations Society, University of Malaya (University) (08 Aug 2020 - 08 Aug 2020)
  34. COVID-19 AND HAZE: IMPLICATIONS ON HEALTH, FIRES, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, POLITICAL ECOLOGY IN ASIA SEMINAR - Haze and Social (In)Justice in Southeast Asia: Past experience and what next? , International Conference on New Research in International Development, Human Rights, and International Relations at a Time of Disruption (International) (29 Jul 2020 - 29 Jul 2020)
  35. Masterclass: Doing Research on Politically Sensitive Issues in Southeast Asia, 15th Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (International) (10 Jul 2020 - 10 Jul 2020)
  36. Improving Environmental Sustainability in Oil Palm Production, Roundtable on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Towards Sustainable Palm Oil Navigating the Political and Scientific Discourses, ISIS Malaysia (National) (03 Mar 2020 - 04 Mar 2020)
  37. The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, Persatuan Ekonomi Universiti Malaya "Thursday Nights of Awesomeness": "The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia", Persatuan Ekonomi Universiti Malaya (PEKUMA) (University) (14 Nov 2019 - 14 Nov 2019)
  38. The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, University of Willamette, Oregon (International) (08 Oct 2019 - 09 Oct 2019)
  39. The 'Crime' of Haze: The Politics of land, nature and Human Rights, INVENT: International Volunteering for Better Inclusivity, Universitas Indonesia (International) (05 Jul 2018 - 05 Jul 2018)
  40. The Environment and Political Economy in ASEAN: Haze, Indonesia and Beyond, Masters in Land Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia (University) (04 May 2018 - 04 May 2018)
  41. The "Crime" of Haze: Haze in the Context of Human Dignity and Human Rights, Forum of National Bioethics Committees (NBCs) on Transboundary Haze Pollution, UNESCO (International) (06 Dec 2017 - 07 Dec 2017)
  42. Palm Oil in the Foreign Market: Academic POV & Perceptions, EU-Malaysia International Discourse on Palm Oil Sustainability, EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (International) (11 Oct 2017 - 11 Oct 2017)
  43. Transboundary Haze, ASEAN and the SDGs: Normative and Structural Considerations, Working Conference on Regional and National Approaches toward the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia, ASEAN Studies Centre (International) (03 Oct 2017 - 05 Oct 2017)
  44. REVISITING THE MYTH OF THE ASEAN WAY: RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS ON TRANSBOUNDARY HAZE, 8th CILS Conference on State Boundary Affairs, Centre for International Law Studies, Universitas Indonesia (International) (01 Oct 2017 - 03 Oct 2017)
  45. Environment, US-ASEAN Conference on Legal Issues of Regional Importance 2017 , Asia Foundation, RSIS, and US Dept of State (International) (08 May 2017 - 09 May 2017)
  46. The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage, Book Presentation, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) (International) (03 May 2017 - 03 May 2017)
  47. "The Environment and Political Economy in ASEAN: Haze, Indonesia and Beyond", Public Lecture, ASEAN Studies Centre (International) (30 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016)
  48. Regional Governance in Response to Haze: Arguments For and Against, Urban Policy and Planning Class, Yale-NUS College, Singapore (International) (27 Sep 2016 - 27 Sep 2016)
  49. Government-Academics-Industry round-table discussion, 7-SEAS International Workshop of Technologies and Science on Transboundary Haze, Nottingham University Malaysia (International) (23 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016)
  50. Haze in Southeast Asia and Yellow Dust in Northeast Asia: Potential for ASEAN Centrality?, ASEAN centrality in the multilateral regional architecture of East Asia, Korean Association of Southeast Asian Studies (International) (26 Aug 2016 - 27 Aug 2016)
  51. The Crime of Haze: The Politics of Land, Nature and Human Rights, Exhibition (de)Tour, NTU Centre of Contemporary Art (International) (12 Aug 2016 - 12 Aug 2016)
  52. Transboundary Haze and land Use in Indonesia, Masters in Land Management, Faculty of Agriculture, University Putra Malaysia (National) (07 May 2016 - 07 May 2016)
  53. University of Malaya Research Activities on Palm Oil Sustainability, ARPOS Network Collaboration Workshop, Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network (National) (25 Apr 2016 - 25 Apr 2016)
  54. Monitoring and Information Sharing on Haze in Malaysia, SIIA Haze Tracker working group meeting, Singapore Institute of International Affairs (International) (23 Nov 2015 - 23 Nov 2015)
  55. Experiential Lab: "Ensuring Validity on the Field: A Personal Experience", 8th INTERNATIONAL QUALITATIVE RESEARCH CONFERENCE QRC 2015, Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia (International) (21 Nov 2015 - 21 Nov 2015)
  56. The Effectiveness of ASEAN s Response in Resolving the Haze Problems, Tackling the Haze Issues in Southeast Asia: Domestic and Regional Approaches, The Habibie Centre (International) (11 Nov 2015 - 11 Nov 2015)
  57. University of Malaya - Palm Oil Sustainability Research, Palm Oil Sustainability Research Priorities workshop, ARPOS (Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability) Network (National) (17 Aug 2015 - 17 Aug 2015)
  58. Multilateral Diplomacy on Economic and Environmental Issues, Workshop on Diplomacy and Security, Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) (International) (17 Apr 2015 - 17 Apr 2015)
  59. Transboundary haze and the politics of land management in Southeast Asia, Mindset Public Talk, Mar 2015, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (International) (18 Mar 2015 - 18 Mar 2015)
  60. Malaysia: What to make of these times?, Book Launch & Public Forum, Fakulti Ekonomi & Pentadbiran, Universiti Malaya (International) (13 Jan 2015 - 13 Jan 2015)
  61. ASEAN and the Issue of Transboundary Haze, ATEA 1106 Lecture Series on ASEAN, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya (University) (25 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014)
  62. Regional Cooperation, Patronage and the ASEAN Haze Agreement, School of Arts and Social Sciences Seminar Series, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University  (University) (27 Aug 2013 - 27 Aug 2013)
  63. Non-traditional Security issues: Environmental Security in ASEAN, QXGB6102 Political Economy of Regional Integration, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya (University) (12 Jan 2010 - 12 Jan 2010)
EVENT ORGANISER
  1. Transboundary Haze and Palm Oil Politics in Malaysian Studies, Malaysian Studies Beyond 2020: Crossing Disciplines and Rethinking Critical Approaches, FSSS, UM (National) (30 Nov 2020 - 02 Dec 2020)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Shifting Regulatory Regimes of Sustainable Palm Oil in Southeast Asia: Comparing Private and Public SPOs , LANDAC Conference, LANDAC - The Netherlands Land Academy (International) (29 Jun 2022 - 01 Jul 2022)
  2. Clean Energy & Building a Green Future in the Indo-Pacific, Online Webinar, Indo-Pacific Circle (International) (07 Jun 2022 - 07 Jun 2022)
  3. Emergent geographies of chronic air pollution governance in Southeast Asia: Transboundary publics in Singapore, Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Association for Asian Studies (International) (24 Mar 2022 - 27 Apr 2022)
  4. Setting the Agenda for Comparative Social Sciences Research in Asia and Latin America Part 1, LASA/ASIA 2022 , Latin American Studies Association (International) (15 Feb 2022 - 19 Feb 2022)
  5. PEAT FIRES IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: CONSIDERATIONS FOR ASEAN HAZE COOPERATION AND EMERGING REGIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, Brunei-Malaysia Forum 2021, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (International) (14 Sep 2021 - 15 Sep 2021)
  6. COVID-19 and the Governance of Sustainability within the Southeast Asian Palm Oil Sector, IASC Land Commons Conference 2021, International Association for the Study of the Commons (International) (13 Sep 2021 - 17 Sep 2021)
  7. Anti-corporate activism in the Malaysian palm oil sector: A comparative perspective, EuroSEAS Conference 2021 Olomouc, EuroSEAS (International) (07 Sep 2021 - 10 Sep 2021)
  8. Transboundary environmental governance in the EU and Southeast Asia: contesting hybridity in biofuel and palm oil regimes, Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC 2021), University of Queensland (International) (15 Jul 2021 - 16 Jul 2021)
  9. The Extractive Imperative and Regional Environmental Cooperation: A Comparison of ASEAN and Mercosur, EADI ISS Conference 2021: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (International) (05 Jul 2021 - 08 Jul 2021)
POSTER PRESENTER
  1. EMERGENT GEOGRAPHIES OF CHRONIC AIR POLLUTION GOVERNANCE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: TRANSBOUNDARY PUBLICS IN SINGAPORE, UM Research Carnival, IPPP (National) (08 Jan 2023 - 10 Jan 2023)
  2. The political economy of haze mitigation: Commercial oil palm plantations vs. smallholders, Pameran Penyelidikan Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial (FSSS), Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial (University) (26 Sep 2012 - 27 Sep 2012)
PRESENTER
  1. Hybrid Governance of Biofuels and Palm Oil as Sites of Political Contestation in the EU and Southeast Asia, Transboundary Environmental Governance in Southeast Asia, Asia Research Institute, NUS (International) (04 Dec 2020 - 04 Dec 2020)
  2. Envisioning tropical environments: Representations of peatlands in Malaysian media, AAS-in-Asia Conference 2019, Association for Asia Studies (International) (01 Jul 2019 - 04 Jul 2019)
  3. Palm Oil Intensification and Expansion in Indonesia and Malaysia: Environmental and Socio-Political Factors Influencing Policy., A Future Beyond (or Without) the Forest: Reflections on Path Dependency and Alternative Development Strategies in Indonesia and Malaysia., Glasgow Centre for International Development (University) (10 Apr 2019 - 10 Apr 2019)
  4. Oil Palm, Land Use Change, and Southeast Asian Influence in the Amazon Rainforest: Governance Challenges of Balancing the SDGs in Latin America, Society for Latin American Studies Annual Conference, Dr Karen Seigel, University of Glasgow (Panel Convener) (International) (04 Apr 2019 - 05 Apr 2019)
  5. State Autonomy and Peatland (Mis)Governance in Sarawak, Malaysia s Final Frontier for Oil Palm, International Workshop on Environmental Governance in the Palm Oil Sector, Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Malaya (International) (05 Jun 2018 - 06 Jun 2018)
  6. Government communication on transboundary haze: The nexus between public health and tourism, Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference 2018, Association for Asian Studies (International) (22 Mar 2018 - 29 Apr 2018)
  7. Overview of Palm Oil Related Research in University of Malaya, ARPOS Mini Seminar, Nottingham University Malaysia Campus (National) (18 Jan 2018 - 18 Jan 2018)
  8. Palm Oil Intensification and Expansion in Indonesia and Malaysia: Environmental and Socio-Political Considerations, 11th International Conference on Malaysia-Indonesia Relations (PAHMI), Universitas Indonesia and Universiti Malaya (International) (14 Aug 2017 - 15 Aug 2017)
  9. Trends in Environmental Studies in Southeast Asia: Transboundary Haze, Emerging and Continuing Trends in Southeast Asian Studies, International Conference of Asian Scholars (International) (20 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017)
  10. Palm oil and Patronage in Indonesia, Evidence-based forestry in Southeast Asia, Priestly International Centre for Climate Change (International) (15 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017)
  11. NATIONAL RESPONSES IN THE CONTEXT OF ASEAN DEVELOPMENTS OVERPEATFIRES AND HAZE, 15th International Peat Congress, Tropical Peat Research Lab (International) (15 Aug 2016 - 19 Aug 2016)
  12. THE HUMAN RIGHTS DIMENSION IN THE REVISED RSPO PRINCIPLES & CRITERIA, International Conference on Sustainability Initiatives, Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology (International) (24 Aug 2015 - 25 Aug 2015)
  13. Theory and Practice of International Environmental Negotiations, 12th Eurasian Business and Economics Society Conference, Eurasian Business and Economics Society  (International) (08 Jan 2014 - 11 Jan 2014)
  14. The Stakeholders Responsibility Approach in Mitigating Forest Fires and Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia , The 7th International Conference on Malaysia-Indonesia Relations, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya (International) (22 Oct 2013 - 24 Oct 2013)
  15. Transboundary Haze and ASEAN: Singapore, Suffering Twice, Asian Identities: Trends in a Globalized World, Faculty of Social Science, Srinakarinwirot University (International) (09 Feb 2011 - 11 Feb 2011)
  16. Transboundary haze and the ASEAN Way - The View from Malaysia, Connected Globe: Conflicting Worlds, Australian Political Science Association (27 Sep 2010 - 29 Sep 2010)
  17. Environmental and Navigational Safety Cooperation in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore: Debating the Japanese Proposal, International Seminar on Maritime Culture and Geopolitics 2008, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences & Insitutite for Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya (International) (23 Oct 2008 - 24 Oct 2008)
  18. Indonesia, ASEAN and Non-Intervention: Sovereignty, Decentralization and Regional Leadership Issues in the Management of the Southeast Asian Haze, Seminar Indonesia-Malaysia Update 2008, Universitas Gadjah Mada (International) (27 May 2008 - 29 May 2008)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  1. Online Modules for Malaysian Youth: Methods, Teaching and Learning Experiences, 2022 2nd International Conference on Modern Educational Technology and Social Sciences, AEIC (International) (27 Aug 2022 - 27 Aug 2022)
  2. Haze in Southern SEA: Regional Effects, Cooperation, and Engagement, Transboundary Haze Pollution in Southeast Asia: Effect and Forest Fire Management in Indonesia, Resilience Development Initiative (International) (24 Aug 2021 - 24 Aug 2021)
OTHERS
  1. Outlook from Malaysia: What Can We Do?, Roundtable on Transboundary Haze Pollution, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya (National) (05 Nov 2015 - 05 Nov 2015)
  2. Under the Dome, MESYM Documentary Night, Malaysia Environmental Sustainability Youth Movements (MESYM) (National) (14 Apr 2015 - 14 Apr 2015)
  3. Defining a Holistic Research Strategy for Palm Oil, An Expert Dialogue, Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network (International) (11 Mar 2015 - 11 Mar 2015)

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Football Diplomacy and Nigeria S International Relations: Opportunities and Challenges, University, (Internal Examiner)
  2. (2022) Geran Kompetitif Fakulti 2022, University, (Internal Assessor)
  3. (2022) University of Western Australia Phd Thesis, International, (External Examiner)
  4. (2021) Governing Peatland Carbon Sinks for Sustainable Development and Climate Mitigation: Insights from Riau, Indonesia, International, (Reviewer)
  5. (2020) Technical Committee (Article Reviewer) for International Conference on Strategic and Global Studies, (Reviewer)
  6. (2020) LABOUR UNIONS AND DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION, THE UGTT EXPERIENCE IN TUNISIA, (Internal Examiner)
  7. (2017) PhD thesis: Developing a Framework through which to Assess and Enhance the Quality of Trans-Disciplinary Communication in Multifaceted Agricultural Research Organisations (University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus) , (External Examiner)
  8. (2017) The Influential Role of European Union in World Politics: A Political Perspective, PhD thesis from University of Karachi, Pakistan, (External Examiner)
  9. (2017) Candidature Defence (PhD): "Globalization and its Effects on the Nigerian Textile Industry" by Murtala Muhammad (AHA140022), (Internal Examiner)
  10. (2015) Timor-Leste's Road to ASEAN Membership, (Internal Examiner)
  11. (2015) ASEAN-New Zealand Partnership: Economic Perspective, (Internal Examiner)
  12. (2015) Is ASEAN Ready for WTO-Plus Commitments?, (Internal Examiner)
  13. (2015) The US Coercive Diplomacy towards North Korea's Nuclear Program: Effects and Responses, (Internal Examiner)
  14. (2015) The changing governance of agrarian certification: From voluntary private governance to mandatory state labelling for sustainability in Indonesia s palm oil sector - Journal of Agrarian Change, (Reviewer)
  15. (2015) Democratization for Myanmar: Roles of Government, Opposition and International Community, (Internal Examiner)
  16. (2014) TIMOR-LESTE'S ROAD TO ASEAN MEMBERSHIP, (Internal Examiner)
  17. (2014) The US Coercive Diplomacy Towards North Korea's Nuclear Program: Effects and Responses, (Internal Examiner)
  18. (2013) Keselamatan Minyak di Indonesia: Ancaman dan Langkah-langkah Menanganinya, (Internal Examiner)
  19. (2013) Peranan Diplomasi dalam Era Konfrontasi Malaysia-Indonesia (First Degree), (Internal Examiner)
  20. (2013) Water Geopolitics in the Nile River Basin: Source of Cooperation or Bone of Contention , (Internal Examiner)
  21. (2013) Isu Rohingya: Impak Terhadap Hak Asasi Manusia (First Degree), (Internal Examiner)
  22. (2012) The Arab Spring in Egypt: The Role of Social Media, (Internal Examiner)
  23. (2012) Socio-Political Blogs in Malaysia: Challenges to Regime Security , (Internal Examiner)
  24. (2012) Ensuring Malaysia's Energy Security: The Current Scenario and Future Outlook, (Internal Examiner)
  25. (2012) International Maritime Affairs, (Internal Examiner)
  26. (2012) Social Media and the political Upheaval in Egypt , (Internal Examiner)
  27. (2012) Ensuring Malaysia's Energy Security: Current Scenario & Future Prospects , (Internal Examiner)
  28. (2012) Maritime Threats in the Sulu Sea and Malaysia's Responses, (Internal Examiner)
  29. (2012) The Impact of ICTs on Political Development in Iran, (Internal Examiner)
  30. (2012) WATER GEOPOLITICS IN THE NILE RIVER BASIN: SOURCE OF COOPERATION OF BONE OF CONTENTION, (Internal Examiner)
  31. (2012) THE ROLE OF THE CHINA PRESS AS A PROPAGANDA INSTRUMENT DURING THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960, (Internal Examiner)
  32. (2012) Humanitarian Intervention and Responsibility to Protect: Libya as a Case Study, (Internal Examiner)
  33. (2012) The Threat of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Counter Terrorism in the Philippines and Indonesia , (Internal Examiner)
  34. (2010) Human Trafficking & Security Challenges in Malaysia , (Internal Examiner)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2023) Working Group Member, National, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2022) Guest Lecturer, Bite-Size Climate Action (Climate Governance), International, (Resource Person)
  3. (2021) Stakeholder Engagement On The Preparation to The Global Climate Fund (Gcf) for The Development of a National Adaptation Plan (Nap), National, (Resource Person)
  4. (2021) Cop26 Call to Action Science Briefing (Nature Campaign), International, (Resource Person)
  5. (2019) Mesyuarat Bagi Membincangkan Keperluan Mewujudkan Rangundang-Undang Pencemaran Alam Sekitar Merentas Sempadan, National, (Resource Person)
  6. (2019) Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil 3: General Principles for Oil Palm Plantations and Organised Smallholders, Standards Malaysia
  7. (2018) Secretary, Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network
  8. (2017) Member, East Asian International Relations (EAIR) Caucus , National
  9. (2017) Committee Member, Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network
  10. (2015) Member, Tropical Cachment Research Initiative, International
Contribution to event
  1. (2021) Expert Topic Facilitator - Deforestation, International, (Course Facilitator)
Media appearance
  1. (2022) Awani Global: Kajian Keprihatinan Perubahan Iklim Di Asia Tenggara, National, (Interview)

SUPERVISION


Under Graduate Students
  1. (2016) Food Globalization in Malaysia (Rajaobelina Niarivo Ifaliana)
  2. (2016) AUEA 3180 Latihan Ilmiah
  3. (2014) AUEA 3180 Projek Ilmiah
  4. (2013) AUEA 3180 Latihan Ilmiah
  5. (2013) AUEA 2190 Latihan Industri (Praktikum)
  6. (2012) AUEA 2190 Latihan Praktikum (Industrial Training)
  7. (2012) AUEA 3180 Projek Ilmiah (Research Project)
Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2022) The politics of asean transboundary haze, ALFAJRI
  2. (2021) GOVERNING SUSTAINABILITY: THE CASE OF PALM OIL, Eugene Mark Min Hui (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
  3. (2020) The politics of asean transboundary haze, ALFAJRI
  4. (2020) Identity, Interest and the Great Power s Cooperation: As case study of China -U.S. relationship in the Copenhagen and Paris Climate Conferences, Bin Xu
  5. (2019) POLITICAL BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE IN BAUCHI STATE NIGERIA, 1999 - 2016, RUQAYYA AMINU GAR
  6. (2019) MALAYSIAN RESISTANCE TOWARDS THE EU PROPOSAL TO BAN IMPORTS OF BIOFUEL (PROPOSAL), ADRIAN BIN GIRES
  7. (2018) POLITICAL BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE IN BAUCHI STATE NIGERIA, 1999 - 2016, RUQAYYA AMINU GAR
  8. (2016) THE INTERNALITIES AND EXTERNALITIES IN THE DECLINE OF NIGERIA'S KANO TEXTILE INDUSTRY, MURTALA MUHAMMAD
  9. (2016) THE CHINA FACTOR AND THE KANO TEXTILE INDUSTRY, MURTALA MUHAMMAD
  10. (2016) Respon Kerajaan Indonesia dan Malaysia Terhadap Bencana Jerebu: Analisa Keberkesanaan 'ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution', AZRUL SHAHREEN BIN ABDUL AZIZ
Master
  1. (2020) STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES, ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND THE PALM OIL SECTOR: CASE STUDY OF PETROBRAS AND FELDA, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN
  2. (2020) WATER CONFLICT AND COOPERATION BETWEEN ISRAEL AND JORDAN THE JORDAN RIVER BASIN, WAAYIJA SALMAH BINTI SAWAL HAMID
  3. (2019) STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES, ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND THE PALM OIL SECTOR: CASE STUDY OF PETROBRAS AND FELDA, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN
  4. (2016) Refugee in Europe: A Burden or Future Fortune, SITI ASDIAH BINTI MASRAN
  5. (2016) CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATIONAL SECURITY IN MALAYSIA: STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES, AKMAL ARIFF BIN ZAINUL ARIFF
  6. (2016) Attitudes and Awareness Toward ASEAN Among Students in South Korea University : Comparative Analysis Between Member and Non-Member of ASEAN +3 UNET), MUHAMMAD NAZRUL BIN ARIFFIN
  7. (2015) THE UNITED STATES' SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL ON THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORY ISSUE AT THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL, NDUKWU IKENNA NNADOZIE
  8. (2014) STRATEGIES FOR COUNTERING NEW TERRORISM: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND INDONESIA, LAILATUL AFIZDHA BINTI ARIP

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2022) AOF7007 - International Organisation
Bachelor
  1. (2022) AIE3002 - Academic Project
  2. (2022) AIX2007 - Digital Humanities
  3. (2022) GQA0022 - Bite-Size Climate Action
  4. (2017) AUEA2101 - Theories and Method of International Relations
  5. (2017) AUEA3180 - Graduation Exercise
  6. (2017) AUEA2308 - Non-States Actors in International Relations
  7. (2016) AUEA3101 - International Organisation
  8. (2016) AUEA2308 - Non-States Actors in International Relations
  9. (2015) AUEA1105 - Research Methodology in International Relations
  10. (2015) AUEA2311 - Foreign Policies of South East Asia Nations
  11. (2015) AUEA3101 - International Organisation
  12. (2014) AUEA2308 - Non-States Actors in International Relations
  13. (2014) AUEA2311 - Foreign Policies of South East Asia Nations
  14. (2014) AUEA3101 - International Organisation
  15. (2013) AUEA2311 - Foreign Policies of South East Asia Nations
  16. (2013) AUEA2308 - Non-States Actors in International Relations
  17. (2009) AUEA3103 - Dasar Luar Kuasa-Kuasa Besar
  18. (2009) AUES2102 - Analisis Dasar Luar

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • The School of Strategic and Global Studies, Universitas Indonesia (Ssgs-Ui) Three Minutes Thesis Competition (Tmtc 2020/2),November 10th, 2020,, (10 Nov 2020 - 10 Nov 2020)
  • Committee Member, Cerah Anti Haze Action (2020-2021), (01 Jun 2020 - 31 May 2020)
  • Covid-19 Crisis Communications Team (Translation), Malaysia Health Coalition, (23 Apr 2020 - 01 Jul 2020)
  • The Asean Haze: a Citizen'S Forum, (10 Nov 2019 - 10 Nov 2019)
  • Moderator, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (Unmc) Mindset Public Talk: "Haze-Free Asean 2020?: National and Local Strategies and Challenges in Managing Fires and Haze in Indonesia", (23 Jan 2019 - 23 Jan 2019)
  • Guest Speaker - "What Happens After Graduation". Australian Network Leaders' Summit (Anls) 2018. Kdu University College, Utropolis Glenmarie Campus, (13 Jan 2018 - 13 Jan 2018)
  • Host and Public Talk - "Muslim Feminism and The Hijab - Personal Reflections". University of Puget Sound Asia Field Trip, Malaysia Leg. At The Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya, (11 Jan 2018 - 11 Jan 2018)
  • Mentor - New Colombo Plan Scholars Studying in Malaysia (Under Australian High Commission Kuala Lumpur), (11 Jan 2018 - 31 Jan 2019)
  • Chair, Candidature Defence (Muhammad Ashraf Bin Mahmud), Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya, (05 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2018)
  • Moderator, Panel On "International and Intragovernmental Initiatives in The Reduction and Management of Haze in Malaysia", Unesco-Ikim Expert Group Consultation On Bioethical Perspectives of Haze in Malaysia (Streamed Live On Tvikim), (18 Sep 2017 - 18 Sep 2017)
  • Interviewed by Year 3 Students for Their Project On The Southeast Asian Haze Issue Under The Humanities and Social Science Research Programme (Hssrp), Dunman High School, Singapore., (18 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017)
  • Moderator, Aiming for The Southern Star and from Football to Footy, Down Under Camp (Pre-Departure Program by The Malaysian Students' Council of Australia (Masca) for New Students Flying to Australia)., (21 Jan 2017 - 21 Jan 2017)
  • Organizer, Roundtable On Transboundary Haze Pollution (Bringing Together Academia, Government and Civil Society), (05 Nov 2015 - 05 Nov 2015)
  • Volunteer, Civil Service International At Zoo Negara for Earth Day 2010, (25 Apr 2010 - 25 Apr 2010)

COURSE ATTENDED


External Course
INTERNATIONAL
  1. TERRA SCHOOL, Online (16 Feb 2022 - 04 Mar 2022)