Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
BIOGRAPHY

Dr Helena Varkkey is an Associate Professor at the Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Her research focuses on the governance of transboundary pollution or ‘haze’ in Southeast Asia. More broadly, she seeks to understand how economic development can be reconciled with environmental sustainability in this resource-rich region. The findings from her PhD at the University of Sydney has been published as a book in 2016 as part of the Routledge Malaysian Studies Series, entitled “The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage”. She has consulted for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Academy of Sciences, Malaysia and the ASEAN Secretariat on these topics, and continues to undertake research in this field. She undertook a Visiting Senior Research Fellowship at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore in 2021.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • AJK Task Force Penyeliaan Ijazah Tinggi, Faculty, 15/04/2022 to present
  • Wakil Staf Jawatankuasa Kebajikan Fakulti, Faculty, 15/02/2022 to present
  • DEPUTY HEAD, Faculty, 06/12/2021 to present
  • AJK BUKU PANDUAN, Faculty, 21/05/2021 to present
  • AJK JADUAL WAKTU, Faculty, 21/05/2021 to present
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Semakan Dokumen Program Akreditasi Ijazah Tinggi, Faculty, 08/04/2019 to 22/09/2021
  • Secretariat, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 2020, National, 01/09/2020 to 19/11/2020
  • Penyelaras Kursus AIE3002/AUEA3180, Faculty, 11/02/2019 to 10/02/2020
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Pelupusan Peringkat Jabatan, Faculty, 08/01/2019 to 07/01/2020
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Semakan Semula Kurukulum Program Pengajian Ijazah Dasar, Faculty, 08/04/2019 to 08/05/2019
  • Course Coordinator AUEA3080/AIE3002 Projek Ilmiah, Faculty, 06/09/2017 to 05/09/2019
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 25/06/2018 to 25/06/2018
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 24/01/2018 to 24/01/2018
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 28/11/2017 to 29/11/2017
  • Penyelia Latihan Industri (4 orang), University Malaya, 31/07/2017 to 04/08/2017
  • External Review Panel Member, National, 15/03/2017 to 15/04/2017
  • Committee Member - Semakan Objektif Kualiti Fakulti, Faculty, 08/05/2015 to 08/05/2017
  • PELATIH PROGRAM DISCOVER YOUR SOFT SKILLS @ UNIVERSITY MALAYA (iCONS), University Malaya, 24/02/2014 to 23/02/2017
  • Deputy Director, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 07/09/2015 to 31/08/2016
  • Committee Member (Quality), Faculty, 16/10/2013 to 28/02/2016
  • ACTING DIRECTOR, University Malaya, 28/12/2015 to 31/12/2015
  • ACTING DIRECTOR, University Malaya, 18/12/2015 to 18/12/2015
  • ACTING DIRECTOR, University Malaya, 09/12/2015 to 10/12/2015
  • ACTING DIRECTOR, University Malaya, 26/10/2015 to 28/10/2015
  • ACTING DIRECTOR, University Malaya, 07/10/2015 to 13/10/2015
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 26/05/2015 to 26/05/2015
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 07/04/2015 to 08/04/2015
  • Committee Member, Audit Pengekalan Swaakreditasi Universiti Malaya, University Malaya, 23/03/2015 to 24/03/2015
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 11/02/2015 to 11/02/2015
  • Committee Member, Website, Faculty, 27/01/2015 to 28/01/2015
  • Committee Member, Undergraduate Degree, Faculty, 17/10/2012 to 06/11/2015
  • Advisor, International and Strategic Studies Club, Session 2012-2013, Faculty, 05/10/2012 to 05/02/2015
  • PROGRAMME COORDINATOR, Faculty, 05/09/2012 to 05/02/2015
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 27/05/2014 to 27/05/2014
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 07/04/2014 to 07/04/2014
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 25/02/2014 to 25/02/2014
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 30/01/2014 to 30/01/2014
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 24/01/2014 to 24/01/2014
  • Internal Auditor, Faculty, 28/11/2013 to 29/11/2013
  • ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT, Faculty, 30/10/2013 to 30/10/2013
  • DOCUMENT MANAGER, Faculty, 14/10/2013 to 15/10/2013
  • Committee Member (Abstract & Papers), International, 20/02/2013 to 25/12/2013
  • Committee Member, Research, Publications, Conferences and Consultation, Faculty, 11/01/2013 to 12/01/2013
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD (International and Strategic Studies), INTERNATIONAL AND STRATEGIC STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
  • Teaching Development Program, ARTS(International Relations), UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
  • MIntS (Merit), INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
  • BCom (Hons)(Corporate Communication), COMMUNICATION(KOMUNIKASI KORPORAT), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA (UPM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Member, Member, 2022 to present (International)
  • Associate Member, Inter-Asia Engagements Cluster, Member, 2021 to 2022 (International)
  • Malaysia Scholars on Korea (MASK) Netowork, Member, 2020 to present (National)
  • Journal of Social Health, Advisory Board, 2018 to present (International)
  • Montenegrin Journal of Social Sciences, Advisory Board, 2018 to present (International)
  • Malaysian Journal of International Relations, Advisory Board, 2018 to present (University)
  • Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability, Assistant Secretary, Since 2021 (National)
  • Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia, Member, 2016 to 2017 (University)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (Environmental Politics, Agribusiness, Regionalisation, ASEAN)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • AUES2102 - Analisis Dasar Luar, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • AUEA2311 - FOREIGN POLICIES OF SOUTH EAST ASIA NATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - 2 )
  • AUEA3103 - Dasar Luar Kuasa-Kuasa Besar, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • AUEA2308 - NON-STATES ACTORS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - 1 )
  • AUEA1102 - INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2012/2013 - 1 )
  • AUEA2311 - FOREIGN POLICIES OF SOUTH EAST ASIA NATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 2 )
  • AUEA3101 - INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 1 )
  • AUEA2311 - FOREIGN POLICIES OF SOUTH EAST ASIA NATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • AUEA2308 - NON-STATES ACTORS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2013/2014 - 1 )
  • AUEA1105 - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • AUEA3101 - INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • AUEA3101 - INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 2 )
  • AUEA2308 - NON-STATES ACTORS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • AUEA2101 - THEORIES AND METHOD OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • AUEA2308 - NON-STATES ACTORS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • AUEA3180 - GRADUATION EXERCISE, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 1 )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2021
    • 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
    2020
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    2018
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    2017
    • 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.
    2014
    • 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
    2013
    • 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
    • Varkkey, H. (2013). Oil Palm Plantations and Transboundary Haze: Patronage Networks and Land Licensing in Indonesias Peatlands, Wetlands. 33(4), 679-690
    • Varkkey, H. (2013). Patronage politics, plantation fires and transboundary haze, Environmental Hazards-Human and Policy Dimensions. 12(3-4), 200-217
    2012
    • 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
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Choiruzzad, S.A.B, Tyson, A., & Varkkey, H. (2021) The Ambiguities of Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil Certification: Internal Incoherence, Governance Rescaling and State Transformation. Asia Europe Journal (WoS)
    2020
    • 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) (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Varkkey, H. (2020) Palm Oil State Autonomy, and Assemblage of Land Use Governance in Sarawak, Malaysia. International Review of Modern Sociology, 46 (1-2) (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Lupascu, M., Varkkey, H. & Tortajada, C.(2020). Is flooding considered a threat in the degraded tropical peatlands?. Science of the Total Environment. (WoS)
    • 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 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • 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 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Khan, M. F., Hamid, A. H., Ab Rahim, H. Abdul Maulud, K. N., Latif, M. T., Mohd Nadzir, M. S., Sahani, M. Qin, K.. Kumar, P., Varkkey, H., Faruque, M. R. I., Ng, C. G., Ahmadi, S. P., and Yusoff, S. (2020). El Ni o driven haze over the Southern Malaysian Peninsula and Borneo. Science of the Total Environment, 730, 139091 (ISI, Q1, Impact Factor 6.551). (WoS)
    2019
    • Thornton, S., Cook, S. Astiani, D., Hapsari, K., Varkkey, H. Cole, L. Dargie, G., Sjogersten, S., Zawawi, N., and Page, S. (2019). Pushing the Limits : Experiences of Women in Tropical Peatland Research. Marine and Freshwater Research (WoS)
    • 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 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Manzo, K, Padfield, R, and Varkkey, H. (2019), Envisioning Tropical Environments: Representations of Peatlands in Malaysian Media. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2018
    • Latif, M. T., Othman, M., Idris, N., Juneng, L., Abdullah, A. M., Hamzah, W. P., Khan, M. F., Sulaiman, N. M. N., Jewaratnam, J., Aghamohammadi, N. Sahani, M., Chung, J. X., Ahamad, F., Amil, N., Darus, M, Varkkey, H., Tangang, F., Jaafar, A. B. (2018). Impact of regional haze towards air quality in Malaysia: a review. Atmospheric Environment, 177, 28-44. (WoS)
    • 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. Vol 92, July 2018, pp. 148 159 (WoS)
    • 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 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Tyson, A., Varkkey, H. & Choiruzzad, S. A. (2018). Deconstructing the Palm Oil Industry Narrative in Indonesia. Contemporary Southeast Asia, 40 (3) (WoS)
    2017
    • 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 (WoS)
    • Evers, S; Yule, CM; 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 (WoS)
    • Varkkey, H. (2017) "In three years we would have solved this": Jokowi, ASEAN and Transboundary Haze. Jurnal Studi Pemerintahan, August 2017 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Varkkey, H. (2017). Trends in Environmental Studies in Southeast Asia: Transboundary Haze. Regional Journal of South East Asian Studies, 2(2), 122-129 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Varkkey, H. (2017). 40 Years of ASEAN Environmental Governance: Enhancing ASEAN Centrality through the APT. Malaysian Journal of International Relations, 5. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2016
    • Varkkey, H. Transboundary Haze and Human Security in Southeast Asia: National and Regional Perspectives. Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs 3(1) (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Varkkey, H. (2016). Recent ASEAN Development on Peatfires and Haze: National Responses. Malaysian Journal of International Relations. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2015
    • Varkkey, H. 2015. The Human Rights Dimension in the Revised RSPO Principles and Criteria (Commentary). Malaysian Journal of International Relations 3 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2014
    • Varkkey, H. 2014. Regional cooperation, patronage and the ASEAN Agreement on transboundary haze pollution International Environmental Agreements-Politics Law and Economics. (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 0.923) (WoS)
    • Varkkey, H. 2014. Theory and Practise of International Environmental Negotiations (Commentary). Malaysian Journal of International Relations 2 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2013
    • Varkkey, H. 2013. Malaysian investors in the Indonesian oil palm plantation sector: home state facilitation and transboundary haze Asia Pacific Business Review. (Tier 3, Impact Factor = 0.783) (WoS)
    • Varkkey, H. 2013. Oil Palm Plantations and Transboundary Haze: Patronage Networks and Land Licensing in Indonesias Peatlands Wetlands. (Tier 3, Impact Factor = 1.283) (WoS)
    • Varkkey, H. 2013. Patronage politics, plantation fires and transboundary haze. Environmental Hazards-Human and Policy Dimensions. (Tier 4, Impact Factor = 0.574) (WoS)
    • Varkkey, H. 2013. ASEAN and its Environment. Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Varkkey, H. 2013. Patronage Politics and Natural Resources: A Historical Case Study of Malaysia and Singapore. Asian Profile 41 (SCOPUS)
    2012
    • Varkkey, H. 2012. Patronage politics as a driver of economic regionalisation: The Indonesian oil palm sector and transboundary haze Asia Pacific Viewpoint. (Tier 2, Impact Factor = 0.537) (WoS)
    • Varkkey, H. 2012. The growth and prospects of the oil palm plantation industry in Indonesia. Oil Palm Industry Economic Journal 12(2): 1-13 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Varkkey, H. 2012. The ASEAN Way and Haze Mitigation at the ASEAN Level. Journal of International Studies 8: 77- 97 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Varkkey, H. 2012. Patronage Politics and Natural Resources: A Historical Case Study of Southeast Asia and Indonesia. Asian Profile 40(5): 438-448 (SCOPUS)
    2011
    • 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 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Muhamad Varkkey, H. Addressing Transboundary haze Through Asean: Singapore's Normative Constraints. Journal of International Studies 7: 83-101 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Muhamad Varkkey, H. 2011. Plantation land management, fires, and haze in Southeast Asia. Malaysian Journal of Environmental Management 12(2): 33-41 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2008
    • Muhamad Varkkey, H. 2008. Indonesian Perspectives on Managing the ASEAN Haze. SARJANA 24(1): 83-101 (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    Book
    2021
    • Varkkey, H. (2021) The Forests for the Palms: Essays on the Politics of Haze and the Environment in Southeast Asia. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing
    2018
    • Varkkey, H. (ed.) (2018). Local and Transboundary Haze. Kuala Lumpur: Akademi Sains Malaysia
    2016
    • Varkkey, H. 2016. The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage. Oxon: Routledge.
    Book Chapter
    2022
    • 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
    • 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
    2020
    • 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
    • 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
    2019
    • 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
    • Varkkey, H. (2019) Transboundary Pollution. In S. Maisel (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science. New York: Oxford University Press
    • Varkkey, H. (2019). Preventing Dispute over Haze Through Regional and Local Governance. In M. Oishi (Ed.), Managing Conflicts in a Globalising ASEAN. Singapore: Springer
    • 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
    2018
    • 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
    • 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
    2017
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    2015
    • 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
    2014
    • 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
    2013
    • 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)
    2008
    • 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
    Policy Paper
    2022
    • 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
    • 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
    2021
    • 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
    Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
    2022
    • 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
    • Varkkey, H. (2022) Air Pollution and Climate Change Politics in the Indo-Pacific. Indo-Pacific Circle Op-Ed. February
    • Loh, B. Y. H. and Varkkey, H. (2022) Opinion: Environment should be no laughing matter. The Vibes, 4 March 2022
    • 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
    • Jacobs, J. & Varkkey, H. (2022) Global Climate Governance in "There's No Planet B" (Earth Matters Podcast), BFM Radio 89.9, 13 April
    • Varkkey, H. (2022) Right to Clean Air: The People v. Haze across Southeast Asia. Heinrich Boll Stiftung. 27 April.
    • KCSB (2022) "AIr Pollution In Southeast Asia" on No Alibis, KCSB 10.10am, Wed May 25 PST
    • Varkkey, H. (2022) Emerging Geographies of Transboundary Haze Governance in Singapore, Geosphere
    2021
    • Jacobs, J., Varkkey, H. and Ashfold, M. (2021). Interview: Bite-Size Climate Action. BFM 89.9, 19 May 2021
    • Varkkey, H, Miller, M, Salvo, A. (2021) Are we willing to pay for ecosystem services provided by others?. Business Times Singapore, 14 September
    • Varkkey, H. & Tan, Z. D. (2021) How Covid-19 is affecting governance in Indonesia s peatlands. ARIScope 7 October 2021
    • 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
    2020
    • 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)
    • 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/
    • O'Reilly, P., Varkkey, H. Choiruzzad, S.A.B., & Padfield, R. (2020). The Value(s) of Palm Oil. Fulcrum Commentaries. 24 December 2020
    2019
    • Let's Talk with Sharaad Kuttan, ASTRO AWANI, 1 February 2019, 10pm-11pm
    • 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
    • Varkkey, H. Newsday Interview (Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia). BBC World Service Radio. 7 August 2019, 4:50am
    • Varkkey, H. (Interview) BBC World News, Newsday Programme, "Indonesia Wildfires", 6am, 29 August 2019 (local time)
    • Varkkey, H. (2019) Interview: The Haze - No Relief in Sight? Consider This, Astro Awani 501. 13 September, 10.15pm
    • Varkkey, H. (2019). Interview: Indonesia fires releasing more carbon than Australia s annual emissions. On Sunday Extra, ABC Radio, 29 September
    • Varkkey, H. (2019). Radio Interview: The Haze is Back. The Morning Run. BFM 89.9 (7.45am, 8 August 2019)
    • Varkkey, H. (2019), Interview: Jerebu dan Kesan Kepada Ekonomi dan Pelaburan di Malaysia, Astro Awani News, 9am, 20 September
    • Varkkey, H. (2019). Interview: Singapore Today. CNA983. 13 September, 5.15pm
    • Varkkey, H. (2019) Interview: Transboundary Haze. Astro Radio News, 12 September
    • Varkkey, H. (2019). Interview: Indonesia Fires and Transboundary Haze. BBC World News Newsday, 12 September, 6am
    • Varkkey, H. (2019) Interview: Haze Knows No Boundaries. BFM 89.9, 11 September, 7.15am
    • Interview: "It Takes A Village To Fight The Haze" (BFM 89.9). Earth Matters, 7 November 2019, 2pm, BFM 89.9
    2018
    • Varkkey, H. EU Palm Oil Ban. Media Interview on Primetime Asia, Channel NEws Asia, 7.30pm, 18 January 2018
    • Varkkey, H. (2018). EU s Anti-Palm Oil Measures Do Not Help the Environment. ASEAN Focus, 1/2018, 8-9
    2017
    • Varkkey, H. (2017). Our Palm Oil Conundrum. DIplomatic Voice, 1/2017, 7-8
    2016
    • Radio Ecoshock Show: Waking up to Abrupt Climate Change
    • Varkkey, H. 2016. Transboundary Haze. Inside Indonesia. 7 June.
    2015
    • Helena Varkkey. 2015. In a sorry state over the haze. Malaysian Insider Side Views. 11 September.
    • Varkkey, H. "Health Problems Widening from Asian Rainforest Fires" In VOA News, edited by S. Herman, 6 October 2015. Bangkok: VOA Southeast Asia, 2015.
    • The Bigger Picture on BFM Radio 89.9: Who is profiting from the haze?
    • 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)
    2014
    • The Bigger Picture on BFM Radio 89.9: Transboundary Haze and International Relations
    2013
    • Varkkey, H. "Haze Watch Interview." In News Now, edited by K. I. Poh, 14:05-14:07, 19 June 2013. Singapore: MediaCorp, 2013.
    • Varkkey, H. "Haze Watch Interview." In News, edited by S. L. Koh, 12:45-12:48, 21 June 2013. Singapore: MediaCorp, 2013.
    2012
    • Quah, E. & Varkkey, H. 2012. Sustainable cities: doable. Singapore: Business Times. 7 June 2012
    2011
    • Quah, E & Varkkey, H. 2011. Losing sight in the haze of fire-fighting. The Straits Times Singapore. 31 May 2011
    Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)
    2021
    • Sppapen, S. and Varkkey, H. (2020) Leveraging soft power in sustainable palm oil branding. The Vibes 3 February
    • 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
    2020
    • 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/
    • 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
    • Taylor, M. (2020) Malaysia walks away from law to tackle firms over forest fires, Thomson Reuters Foundation News, Climate, 7 August (Interview)
    • Varkkey, H. (2020). Chronicles Of The Elusive Malaysian Haze Act. Between The Lines: Special Edition, 15 August.
    • Varkkey, H. (2020) ENVIRONMENTAL RESILIENCE AND GOVERNANCE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, in LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre Blog, 28 December 2020
    2019
    • 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
    • Varkkey, H. (2019). Here's How Much The Haze Costs Us. Between The Lines. October. URL: https://mailchi.mp/tridentmedia/cost-of-haze
    • Varkkey, H. (2019). No Smoke Without Fire: The Politics of Haze in Southeast Asia. Between The Lines. October. URL: https://mailchi.mp/tridentmedia/haze
    • 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/
    • 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
    • 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/
    2018
    • 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/
    2016
    • 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/
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    International Funding
  • Sustainable Governance of Transboundary Environmental Commons in Southeast Asia, Work Package Leader, 2017 - 2022 (International)
  • The Southeast Asian Haze Crisis: public values as a pathway towards constructive cross-border sentiments and engagements (Toyota Foundation Research Grant Program 2017), Consultant, 2017 - 2019 (International)
  • UNESCO Grant
  • Bioethical Perspectives of Haze in Malaysia, Consultant, 2017 - 2017 (International)
  • Monash Malaysia Strategic Large Grant
  • Mitigation of Climate Change through Fire Management in Regional Peatswamp Forests, Consultant, 2016 - 2018 (National)
  • British Academy International Partnership and Mobility (IPM) Scheme 2016
  • The Design, Communication and Impact of Evidence-Based Forestry in Indonesia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019 (International)
  • SUPERVISION
    Academic Adviser
    (Total of Student),(No. of Contact Hours),(Academic Session)
  • 4, 18, 2012/2013
  • 2, 8, 2015/2016
  • 4, 12, 2014/2015
  • 2, 8, 2016/2017
  • External Supervision
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • GOVERNING SUSTAINABILITY: THE CASE OF PALM OIL, Eugene Mark Min Hui, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Post Graduate Student)
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • -, MASTURA BINTI HAJI ABDUL MAJID, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES, ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND THE PALM OIL SECTOR: CASE STUDY OF PETROBRAS AND FELDA, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, PANG WEI KEONG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The politics of asean transboundary haze, ALFAJRI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES, ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND THE PALM OIL SECTOR: CASE STUDY OF PETROBRAS AND FELDA, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 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, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 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, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, ZANARIAH SAIBI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, SITI ASDIAH BINTI MASRAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 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, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, MASTURA BINTI HAJI ABDUL MAJID, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • POLITICAL BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE IN BAUCHI STATE NIGERIA, 1999 - 2016, RUQAYYA AMINU GAR, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • MALAYSIAN RESISTANCE TOWARDS THE EU PROPOSAL TO BAN IMPORTS OF BIOFUEL (PROPOSAL), ADRIAN BIN GIRES, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES, ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE AND THE PALM OIL SECTOR: CASE STUDY OF PETROBRAS AND FELDA, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • POLITICAL BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE IN BAUCHI STATE NIGERIA, 1999 - 2016, RUQAYYA AMINU GAR, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, SYAHIRAH SULASTRI BINTI ASMAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, IZZAT SYAZWAN BIN AB HALIM, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, PANG WEI KEONG, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 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, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 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, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 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, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 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, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • WATER CONFLICT AND COOPERATION BETWEEN ISRAEL AND JORDAN THE JORDAN RIVER BASIN, WAAYIJA SALMAH BINTI SAWAL HAMID, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, ZANARIAH SAIBI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, SYAHIRAH SULASTRI BINTI ASMAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, ZANARIAH SAIBI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, SYAHIRAH SULASTRI BINTI ASMAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE CHINA FACTOR AND THE KANO TEXTILE INDUSTRY, MURTALA MUHAMMAD, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, ZANARIAH SAIBI, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, MOHD EZUWAN BIN HASSAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, RUQAYYA AMINU GAR, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, NORSHELA ZAKARIAH, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, WAAYIJA SALMAH BINTI SAWAL HAMID, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, WAAYIJA SALMAH BINTI SAWAL HAMID, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, WAAYIJA SALMAH BINTI SAWAL HAMID, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, VIGNAA A/P GANESAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, WAAYIJA SALMAH BINTI SAWAL HAMID, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • The politics of asean transboundary haze, ALFAJRI, University of Malaya (PhD)
    Other
    • -, MOHAMMAD HOSSEIN NIKAKHTAR, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Respon Kerajaan Indonesia dan Malaysia Terhadap Bencana Jerebu: Analisa Keberkesanaan 'ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution', AZRUL SHAHREEN BIN ABDUL AZIZ, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, NURADIN OMAR YUSUF, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Completed
    • 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, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATIONAL SECURITY IN MALAYSIA: STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES, AKMAL ARIFF BIN ZAINUL ARIFF, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • STRATEGIES FOR COUNTERING NEW TERRORISM: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND INDONESIA, LAILATUL AFIZDHA BINTI ARIP, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE INTERNALITIES AND EXTERNALITIES IN THE DECLINE OF NIGERIA'S KANO TEXTILE INDUSTRY, MURTALA MUHAMMAD, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THE UNITED STATES' SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL ON THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORY ISSUE AT THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL, NDUKWU IKENNA NNADOZIE, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Refugee in Europe: A Burden or Future Fortune, SITI ASDIAH BINTI MASRAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    UG Student/Clinical Fellowship
    (Title of Thesis),(Academic Session)
    Completed
    • AUEA 3180 Projek Ilmiah (Research Project), 2012/2013
    • AUEA 2190 Latihan Praktikum (Industrial Training), 2012/2013
    • AUEA 3180 Latihan Ilmiah, 2013/2014
    • AUEA 2190 Latihan Industri (Praktikum), 2013/2014
    • AUEA 3180 Projek Ilmiah, 2014/2015
    Ongoing
    • Food Globalization in Malaysia (Rajaobelina Niarivo Ifaliana), 2016/2017
    • AUEA 3180 Latihan Ilmiah, 2016/2017
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • The School of Strategic and Global Studies, Universitas Indonesia (SSGS-UI) Three Minutes Thesis Competition (TMTC 2020/2),November 10th, 2020,, 10/11/2020 to 10/11/2020
    • Committee Member, CERAH Anti Haze Action (2020-2021), 01/06/2020 to 31/05/2020
    • Covid-19 Crisis Communications Team (Translation), Malaysia Health Coalition, 23/04/2020 to 01/07/2020
    • The ASEAN Haze: A Citizen's Forum, 10/11/2019 to 10/11/2019
    • 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", 23/01/2019 to 23/01/2019
    • Guest Speaker - "What Happens After Graduation". Australian Network Leaders' Summit (ANLS) 2018. KDU University College, Utropolis Glenmarie Campus, 13/01/2018 to 13/01/2018
    • 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 , 11/01/2018 to 11/01/2018
    • Mentor - New Colombo Plan Scholars studying in Malaysia (under Australian High Commission Kuala Lumpur), 11/01/2018 to 31/01/2019
    • Chair, Candidature Defence (Muhammad Ashraf bin Mahmud), Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya, 05/01/2018 to 05/01/2018
    • 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), 18/09/2017 to 18/09/2017
    • 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. , 18/07/2017 to 22/07/2017
    • 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)., 21/01/2017 to 21/01/2017
    • Organizer, Roundtable on Transboundary Haze Pollution (bringing together academia, government and civil society), 05/11/2015 to 05/11/2015
    • Volunteer, Civil Service International at Zoo Negara for Earth Day 2010, 25/04/2010 to 25/04/2010
    COURSE ATTENDED
    (Course Title),(Venue),(Duration),(Level)
    External Course
  • TERRA SCHOOL, Online, 16/02/2022 to 04/03/2022 (International)
  • ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • University of Western Australia PhD Thesis, 20/04/2022 to 27/04/2022, International, (External Examiner)
  • Expert Topic Facilitator - Deforestation, 01/09/2021 to 02/09/2021, International, (Course Facilitator)
  • STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT ON THE PREPARATION TO THE GLOBAL CLIMATE FUND (GCF) FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NATIONAL ADAPTATION PLAN (NAP), 06/08/2021 to 06/08/2021, National, (Resource Person)
  • COP26 Call to action science briefing (Nature Campaign), 17/06/2021 to 17/08/2021, International, (Resource Person)
  • MESYUARAT BAGI MEMBINCANGKAN KEPERLUAN MEWUJUDKAN RANGUNDANG-UNDANG PENCEMARAN ALAM SEKITAR MERENTAS SEMPADAN, 23/09/2019 to 23/09/2019, National, (Resource Person)
  • Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Technical Committee (Article Reviewer) for International Conference on Strategic and Global Studies, 2020 to 2020 (Conference)
  • LABOUR UNIONS AND DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION, THE UGTT EXPERIENCE IN TUNISIA, 2020 to 2020 (Thesis)
  • 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) , 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • The Influential Role of European Union in World Politics: A Political Perspective, PhD thesis from University of Karachi, Pakistan, 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • Candidature Defence (PhD): "Globalization and its Effects on the Nigerian Textile Industry" by Murtala Muhammad (AHA140022), 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • Democratization for Myanmar: Roles of Government, Opposition and International Community, 2015 to 2015 (Project)
  • Timor-Leste's Road to ASEAN Membership, 2015 to 2015 (Project)
  • ASEAN-New Zealand Partnership: Economic Perspective, 2015 to 2015 (Project)
  • Is ASEAN Ready for WTO-Plus Commitments?, 2015 to 2015 (Project)
  • The US Coercive Diplomacy towards North Korea's Nuclear Program: Effects and Responses, 2015 to 2015 (Candidature Defence)
  • 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, 2015 to 2015 (Article in Journal)
  • TIMOR-LESTE'S ROAD TO ASEAN MEMBERSHIP, 2014 to 2015 (Project)
  • The US Coercive Diplomacy Towards North Korea's Nuclear Program: Effects and Responses, 2014 to 2015 (Thesis)
  • Peranan Diplomasi dalam Era Konfrontasi Malaysia-Indonesia (First Degree), 2013 to 2013 (Thesis)
  • Isu Rohingya: Impak Terhadap Hak Asasi Manusia (First Degree), 2013 to 2013 (Thesis)
  • Water Geopolitics in the Nile River Basin: Source of Cooperation or Bone of Contention , 2013 to 2013 (Candidature Defence (Masters))
  • Keselamatan Minyak di Indonesia: Ancaman dan Langkah-langkah Menanganinya, 2013 to 2015 (Candidature Defence)
  • The Arab Spring in Egypt: The Role of Social Media, 2012 to 2013 (Thesis)
  • Socio-Political Blogs in Malaysia: Challenges to Regime Security , 2012 to 2013 (Thesis)
  • Ensuring Malaysia's Energy Security: The Current Scenario and Future Outlook, 2012 to 2013 (Thesis)
  • International Maritime Affairs, 2012 to 2013 (Candidature Defence (Masters))
  • Social Media and the political Upheaval in Egypt , 2012 to 2013 (Candidature Defence)
  • Ensuring Malaysia's Energy Security: Current Scenario & Future Prospects , 2012 to 2013 (Candidature Defence (Masters))
  • Maritime Threats in the Sulu Sea and Malaysia's Responses, 2012 (Candidature Defense - Aidil Nazri Sukarno)
  • The Impact of ICTs on Political Development in Iran, 2012 (Candidature Defence - Masters)
  • WATER GEOPOLITICS IN THE NILE RIVER BASIN: SOURCE OF COOPERATION OF BONE OF CONTENTION, 2012 to 2014 (Thesis)
  • THE ROLE OF THE CHINA PRESS AS A PROPAGANDA INSTRUMENT DURING THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1948-1960, 2012 to 2014 (Thesis)
  • Humanitarian Intervention and Responsibility to Protect: Libya as a Case Study, 2012 to 2014 (Candidature Defence - Masters)
  • The Threat of Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Counter Terrorism in the Philippines and Indonesia , 2012 to 2015 (Candidature Defence)
  • Human Trafficking & Security Challenges in Malaysia , 2010 to 2013 (Candidature Defence (PhD))
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Member, East Asian International Relations (EAIR) Caucus , 2017 (National)
  • Member, Tropical Cachment Research Initiative, 2015 (International)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil 3: General Principles for Oil Palm Plantations and Organised Smallholders, Standards Malaysia, 2019 - 2020 (Working Group Member)
  • Secretary, Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network, 2018 - 2020 (Committee Member)
  • Committee Member, Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network, 2017 - 2018 (Committee Member)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • SEAC Stipendiary Visiting Appointment Scheme, London School of Economics, 2021 (DISTINGUISH FELLOWSHIP)
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2021 (CERTIFICATE)
    • GCRF Training Fellowship 2020 (deferred to 2021 due to CIVID travel restrictions), University of Leicester, 2020 (EDUCATION)
    • Sijil Staf Cemerlang FSSS, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, 2019 (SERVICES)
    • Anugerah Jumlah ISI Citation Tertinggi, Fakulti Sasters dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya, 2019 (RESEARCH)
    • Anugerah Jumlah ISI Citation Tertinggi, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial Universiti Malaya, 2018 (RESEARCH)
    • Ronald Provencher Travel Grant, Malaysia Singapore Brunei Studies Group, Association for Asian Studies, 2018 (OTHERS)
    • Southeast Asia Council Rising Voices Travel Fund Award, Southeast Asian Council, Association of Asian Studies, 2018 (OTHERS)
    • Travel Grant - Waiver of Application Fee for ICAS10, Chiang Mai, Thailand, International Convention of Asia Scholars, 2017 (OTHERS)
    • Best Paper, International Conference On Social, Humanities and Government Science (ICSHGS), 2017 (RESEARCH)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2016 (CERTIFICATE)
    • 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 (RESEARCH)
    • Certificate of Achievement: Trainer, Pilot Run, Discover Your Soft Skills @ Universiti Malaya (ICONS), Student Empowerment and Research Unit (SERU), Student Affairs Division, UM, 2014 (SPECIAL)
    • Best Student, Department of Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2007 (SPECIAL)
    • Malaysian Representative, 7th Hitachi Young Leaders Initiative 2005, Hitachi, Ltd., 2005 (SPECIAL)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • 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, 01/03/2020 to 01/03/2021 (National)
    • Final Review of the Roadmap on ASEAN Cooperation towards Transboundary Haze Pollution Control with Means of Implementation (Haze-Free Roadmap), ASEAN Secretariat, 01/03/2020 to 01/03/2021 (International)
    • KAJIAN MENETAPKAN HALA TUJU DASAR LUAR NEGARA SEBAGAI SEBUAH NEGARA KUASA PERTENGAHAN, KEMENTERIAN LUAR NEGERI, 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2017 (National)
    • ASM Local and Transboundary Haze Study (Task Force on Haze), Akademi Sains Malaysia, 01/12/2015 to 01/12/2017 (National)
    • Khor Reports , Khor Reports (Segi Enam Advisors), 01/06/2013 to 01/06/2014 (International)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    CONFERENCE
  • Haze in Malaysia: Aligning Policy Responses with Public Opinions, Values, and Behaviours, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 2020, 18/11/2020 to 19/11/2020, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (International)
  • PLEANARY SPEAKER
  • Air Pollution and Health Outlook for Southeast Asia: Considering a Haze and COVID-19 Feedback Loop , International Symposium on Environmental and Occupational Health 2020, 26/11/2020 to 27/11/2020, Environmental and Occupational Health Society (International)
  • The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, 6ht International Conference on International Relations and Development, 22/11/2019 to 23/11/2019, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand (International)
  • The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia Symposium, 04/10/2019 to 05/10/2019, University of Puget Sound, Washington (International)
  • The Political Future of Peatlands and Haze in Southeast Asia, International Conference on ASEAN, 05/09/2019 to 06/09/2019, Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik, Universitas Andalas (International)
  • The "Crime" of Haze: Haze in the COntext of Human Dignity and Human Rights, National Conference on the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019, 17/04/2019 to 17/04/2019, Academic International Dialogue (AID) (National)
  • The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) , 01/07/2018 to 05/07/2018, Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (International)
  • 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, 29/11/2017 to 29/11/2017, Jabatan Pengajian Antarabangsa Dan Strategik  (International)
  • "In 3 years we would have solved this": Jokowi, ASEAN and Transboundary Haze, International Conference On Social, Humanities and Goverment Science (ICSHGS), 26/01/2017 to 27/01/2017, Universitas Tamansiswa (International)
  • Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage, Reading Malaysia Series Public Forum, 04/02/2016 to 04/02/2016, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya (National)
  • INVITED SEMINAR
  • Land Use Change and Haze in Southeast Asia, EID3007 Public Policy, 27/04/2021 to 27/04/2021, Department of Administrative Studies and Politics, Faculty of Economics and Administration (University)
  • 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?, 28/10/2019 to 30/10/2019, University of Nottingham Malaysia (International)
  • The Environment and Political Economy in ASEAN: Haze, Indonesia and Beyond, C13M01 (GEOG3049) Environmental Policy and Economics, 12/04/2017 to 12/04/2017, Faculty of Science, UNMC (National)
  • INVITED SPEAKER
  • Transboundary Haze Governance: Risk and Resilience, THE 4th SEASIA BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2022, 09/06/2022 to 11/06/2022, National Research and Innovation Agency of Indonesia (International)
  • Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia: Causes, Effects, Solutions, AIF3014 Lecture Series on ASEAN, 29/04/2022 to 29/04/2022, Department of Southeast Asian Studies (University)
  • "Other" Factors that Allow Haze Pollution to Persist, Right to clean air: Addressing Haze Pollution in Malaysia, 09/03/2022 to 11/03/2022, SUHAKAM (National)
  • The Political Economy of Transboundary Haze in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, Social Sciences and Humanities Immersion Programme, 22/02/2022 to 22/02/2022, Global Network Club Universiti Malaya (International)
  • Malaysia s Climate Governance in the Regional and Global Context, CLIMATE GOVERNANCE: PERSPECTIVES FROM MALAYSIA AND TAIWAN, 19/11/2021 to 19/11/2021, Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia (International)
  • Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia: Causes, Effects, and Solutions, Issues and Perspectives Seminar, 03/11/2021 to 03/11/2021, Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies (International)
  • Emergent Geographies of Chronic Air Pollution Governance in Southeast Asia: Transboundary Publics in Singapore, Department of Geography Seminar Series, 08/10/2021 to 08/10/2021, Department of Geography, National University of Singapore (International)
  • The Crime of Haze: Haze in the Context of human Dignity and Human Rights, Deforestation, Transboundary Haze and Sustainable Oil Palm Production, 11/09/2021 to 11/09/2021, KiniAcademy/SEAFORE (International)
  • 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?, 29/07/2021 to 29/07/2021, NCKU Overseas Hub Malaysia  (International)
  • COLLABORATING ACROSS COUNTRIES AND DISCIPLINES, 1ST ROUNDTABLE OF LTU INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH HUB, 12/07/2021 to 12/07/2021, LEEDS TRINITY UNIVERSITY (International)
  • Doing Research on Politically Sensitive Issues in SEA, 16th Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies, 05/07/2021 to 07/07/2021, Asia Research Institute (International)
  • COVID-19, Southeast Asian Haze, and Socioenvironmental-Epidemiological Feedback, The Economics of Biodiversity: The ASEAN Context, 11/06/2021 to 11/06/2021, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (International)
  • Transboundary Governance of Haze in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Solutions, Political Ecology in Asia Dialogue Series, 10/06/2021 to 10/06/2021, Centre for Social Development Studies (International)
  • ASEAN, Malaysia, ROK: The Environment and Air Pollution, Understanding the New Southern Policy with Experts, 27/05/2021 to 27/05/2021, Jeonbuk National University (International)
  • Peat & Haze: Why haven't we solved this?, Peatlands: Why are they important?, 29/04/2021 to 29/04/2021, People for Peat (International)
  • 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, 23/02/2021 to 23/02/2021, EU-ASEAN Business Council (International)
  • The Value(s) of Palm Oil, Guest Lecture - GY3439 Understanding the Rainforests of SE Asia, Geography Undergraduate Course, University of Leicester, 22/02/2021 to 22/02/2021, University of Leicester  (International)
  • SouthHaze Asia: Reassessing ASEAN's capability in Multilateral Climate Governance, Thinker of the Week Panel Series, 24/01/2021 to 24/01/2021, Council on International Law and Diplomacy (CILD) (International)
  • Land Use Change, Fires, and Haze in Southeast Asia, Climate Controversies in Southeast Asia, 09/12/2020 to 09/12/2020, University of Bonn (International)
  • Peatland Governance and Climate Change in ASEAN, Multilateral Climate Action and Governance in ASEAN session at Malaysian Local Conference of Youth, 05/12/2020 to 05/12/2020, Malaysian Youth Delegation (National)
  • Transboundary Haze Governance in Times of Change: A Malaysian Perspective, LSE Southeast Asia Week 2020: Environmental Resilience and Southeast Asia, 30/10/2020 to 30/10/2020, LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre  (International)
  • Ask the Expert: Transboundary Haze, Kelas Digital: Hubungan Antarabangsa "Ask the Expert", 18/09/2020 to 18/09/2020, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia (International)
  • Covid-19 & Haze: Implications on Health, Fires and Social Justice, IRSoc Lecture Series, 08/08/2020 to 08/08/2020, International Relations Society, University of Malaya (University)
  • 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? , 29/07/2020 to 29/07/2020, International Conference on New Research in International Development, Human Rights, and International Relations at a Time of Disruption (International)
  • Masterclass: Doing Research on Politically Sensitive Issues in Southeast Asia, 15th Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 10/07/2020 to 10/07/2020, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (International)
  • 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, 03/03/2020 to 04/03/2020, ISIS Malaysia (National)
  • 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", 14/11/2019 to 14/11/2019, Persatuan Ekonomi Universiti Malaya (PEKUMA) (University)
  • The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, The Political Future of Haze and Peatlands in Southeast Asia, 08/10/2019 to 09/10/2019, University of Willamette, Oregon (International)
  • The 'Crime' of Haze: The Politics of land, nature and Human Rights, INVENT: International Volunteering for Better Inclusivity, 05/07/2018 to 05/07/2018, Universitas Indonesia (International)
  • The Environment and Political Economy in ASEAN: Haze, Indonesia and Beyond, Masters in Land Management, 04/05/2018 to 04/05/2018, Universiti Putra Malaysia (University)
  • The "Crime" of Haze: Haze in the Context of Human Dignity and Human Rights, Forum of National Bioethics Committees (NBCs) on Transboundary Haze Pollution, 06/12/2017 to 07/12/2017, UNESCO (International)
  • Palm Oil in the Foreign Market: Academic POV & Perceptions, EU-Malaysia International Discourse on Palm Oil Sustainability, 11/10/2017 to 11/10/2017, EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (International)
  • 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, 03/10/2017 to 05/10/2017, ASEAN Studies Centre (International)
  • REVISITING THE MYTH OF THE ASEAN WAY: RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS ON TRANSBOUNDARY HAZE, 8th CILS Conference on State Boundary Affairs, 01/10/2017 to 03/10/2017, Centre for International Law Studies, Universitas Indonesia (International)
  • Environment, US-ASEAN Conference on Legal Issues of Regional Importance 2017 , 08/05/2017 to 09/05/2017, Asia Foundation, RSIS, and US Dept of State (International)
  • The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage, Book Presentation, 03/05/2017 to 03/05/2017, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) (International)
  • "The Environment and Political Economy in ASEAN: Haze, Indonesia and Beyond", Public Lecture, 30/11/2016 to 30/11/2016, ASEAN Studies Centre (International)
  • Regional Governance in Response to Haze: Arguments For and Against, Urban Policy and Planning Class, 27/09/2016 to 27/09/2016, Yale-NUS College, Singapore (International)
  • Government-Academics-Industry round-table discussion, 7-SEAS International Workshop of Technologies and Science on Transboundary Haze, 23/09/2016 to 23/09/2016, Nottingham University Malaysia (International)
  • Haze in Southeast Asia and Yellow Dust in Northeast Asia: Potential for ASEAN Centrality?, ASEAN centrality in the multilateral regional architecture of East Asia, 26/08/2016 to 27/08/2016, Korean Association of Southeast Asian Studies (International)
  • The Crime of Haze: The Politics of Land, Nature and Human Rights, Exhibition (de)Tour, 12/08/2016 to 12/08/2016, NTU Centre of Contemporary Art (International)
  • Transboundary Haze and land Use in Indonesia, Masters in Land Management, 07/05/2016 to 07/05/2016, Faculty of Agriculture, University Putra Malaysia (National)
  • University of Malaya Research Activities on Palm Oil Sustainability, ARPOS Network Collaboration Workshop, 25/04/2016 to 25/04/2016, Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network (National)
  • Monitoring and Information Sharing on Haze in Malaysia, SIIA Haze Tracker working group meeting, 23/11/2015 to 23/11/2015, Singapore Institute of International Affairs (International)
  • Experiential Lab: "Ensuring Validity on the Field: A Personal Experience", 8th INTERNATIONAL QUALITATIVE RESEARCH CONFERENCE QRC 2015, 21/11/2015 to 21/11/2015, Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia (International)
  • The Effectiveness of ASEAN s Response in Resolving the Haze Problems, Tackling the Haze Issues in Southeast Asia: Domestic and Regional Approaches, 11/11/2015 to 11/11/2015, The Habibie Centre (International)
  • University of Malaya - Palm Oil Sustainability Research, Palm Oil Sustainability Research Priorities workshop, 17/08/2015 to 17/08/2015, ARPOS (Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability) Network (National)
  • Multilateral Diplomacy on Economic and Environmental Issues, Workshop on Diplomacy and Security, 17/04/2015 to 17/04/2015, Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) (International)
  • Transboundary haze and the politics of land management in Southeast Asia, Mindset Public Talk, Mar 2015, 18/03/2015 to 18/03/2015, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (International)
  • Malaysia: What to make of these times?, Book Launch & Public Forum, 13/01/2015 to 13/01/2015, Fakulti Ekonomi & Pentadbiran, Universiti Malaya (International)
  • ASEAN and the Issue of Transboundary Haze, ATEA 1106 Lecture Series on ASEAN, 25/04/2014 to 25/04/2014, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya (University)
  • Regional Cooperation, Patronage and the ASEAN Haze Agreement, School of Arts and Social Sciences Seminar Series, 27/08/2013 to 27/08/2013, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University  (University)
  • Non-traditional Security issues: Environmental Security in ASEAN, QXGB6102 Political Economy of Regional Integration, 12/01/2010 to 12/01/2010, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya (University)
  • EVENT ORGANISER
  • Transboundary Haze and Palm Oil Politics in Malaysian Studies, Malaysian Studies Beyond 2020: Crossing Disciplines and Rethinking Critical Approaches, 30/11/2020 to 02/12/2020, FSSS, UM (National)
  • ORAL PRESENTER
  • Clean Energy & Building a Green Future in the Indo-Pacific, Online Webinar, 07/06/2022 to 07/06/2022, Indo-Pacific Circle (International)
  • Emergent geographies of chronic air pollution governance in Southeast Asia: Transboundary publics in Singapore, Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, 24/03/2022 to 27/04/2022, Association for Asian Studies (International)
  • Setting the Agenda for Comparative Social Sciences Research in Asia and Latin America Part 1, LASA/ASIA 2022 , 15/02/2022 to 19/02/2022, Latin American Studies Association (International)
  • PEAT FIRES IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: CONSIDERATIONS FOR ASEAN HAZE COOPERATION AND EMERGING REGIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, Brunei-Malaysia Forum 2021, 14/09/2021 to 15/09/2021, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (International)
  • COVID-19 and the Governance of Sustainability within the Southeast Asian Palm Oil Sector, IASC Land Commons Conference 2021, 13/09/2021 to 17/09/2021, International Association for the Study of the Commons (International)
  • Anti-corporate activism in the Malaysian palm oil sector: A comparative perspective, EuroSEAS Conference 2021 Olomouc, 07/09/2021 to 10/09/2021, EuroSEAS (International)
  • Transboundary environmental governance in the EU and Southeast Asia: contesting hybridity in biofuel and palm oil regimes, Indonesia Council Open Conference (ICOC 2021), 15/07/2021 to 16/07/2021, University of Queensland (International)
  • The Extractive Imperative and Regional Environmental Cooperation: A Comparison of ASEAN and Mercosur, EADI ISS Conference 2021: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice, 05/07/2021 to 08/07/2021, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (International)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • The political economy of haze mitigation: Commercial oil palm plantations vs. smallholders, Pameran Penyelidikan Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial (FSSS), 26/09/2012 to 27/09/2012, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial (University)
  • PRESENTER
  • Hybrid Governance of Biofuels and Palm Oil as Sites of Political Contestation in the EU and Southeast Asia, Transboundary Environmental Governance in Southeast Asia, 04/12/2020 to 04/12/2020, Asia Research Institute, NUS (International)
  • Envisioning tropical environments: Representations of peatlands in Malaysian media, AAS-in-Asia Conference 2019, 01/07/2019 to 04/07/2019, Association for Asia Studies (International)
  • 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., 10/04/2019 to 10/04/2019, Glasgow Centre for International Development (University)
  • 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, 04/04/2019 to 05/04/2019, Dr Karen Seigel, University of Glasgow (Panel Convener) (International)
  • 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, 05/06/2018 to 06/06/2018, Centre for Latin American Studies, University of Malaya (International)
  • Government communication on transboundary haze: The nexus between public health and tourism, Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference 2018, 22/03/2018 to 29/04/2018, Association for Asian Studies (International)
  • Overview of Palm Oil Related Research in University of Malaya, ARPOS Mini Seminar, 18/01/2018 to 18/01/2018, Nottingham University Malaysia Campus (National)
  • Palm Oil Intensification and Expansion in Indonesia and Malaysia: Environmental and Socio-Political Considerations, 11th International Conference on Malaysia-Indonesia Relations (PAHMI), 14/08/2017 to 15/08/2017, Universitas Indonesia and Universiti Malaya (International)
  • Trends in Environmental Studies in Southeast Asia: Transboundary Haze, Emerging and Continuing Trends in Southeast Asian Studies, 20/07/2017 to 23/07/2017, International Conference of Asian Scholars (International)
  • Palm oil and Patronage in Indonesia, Evidence-based forestry in Southeast Asia, 15/06/2017 to 15/06/2017, Priestly International Centre for Climate Change (International)
  • NATIONAL RESPONSES IN THE CONTEXT OF ASEAN DEVELOPMENTS OVERPEATFIRES AND HAZE, 15th International Peat Congress, 15/08/2016 to 19/08/2016, Tropical Peat Research Lab (International)
  • THE HUMAN RIGHTS DIMENSION IN THE REVISED RSPO PRINCIPLES & CRITERIA, International Conference on Sustainability Initiatives, 24/08/2015 to 25/08/2015, Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology (International)
  • Theory and Practice of International Environmental Negotiations, 12th Eurasian Business and Economics Society Conference, 08/01/2014 to 11/01/2014, Eurasian Business and Economics Society  (International)
  • The Stakeholders Responsibility Approach in Mitigating Forest Fires and Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia , The 7th International Conference on Malaysia-Indonesia Relations, 22/10/2013 to 24/10/2013, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya (International)
  • Transboundary Haze and ASEAN: Singapore, Suffering Twice, Asian Identities: Trends in a Globalized World, 09/02/2011 to 11/02/2011, Faculty of Social Science, Srinakarinwirot University (International)
  • Transboundary haze and the ASEAN Way - The View from Malaysia, Connected Globe: Conflicting Worlds, 27/09/2010 to 29/09/2010, Australian Political Science Association
  • Environmental and Navigational Safety Cooperation in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore: Debating the Japanese Proposal, International Seminar on Maritime Culture and Geopolitics 2008, 23/10/2008 to 24/10/2008, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences & Insitutite for Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya (International)
  • Indonesia, ASEAN and Non-Intervention: Sovereignty, Decentralization and Regional Leadership Issues in the Management of the Southeast Asian Haze, Seminar Indonesia-Malaysia Update 2008, 27/05/2008 to 29/05/2008, Universitas Gadjah Mada (International)
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Haze in Southern SEA: Regional Effects, Cooperation, and Engagement, Transboundary Haze Pollution in Southeast Asia: Effect and Forest Fire Management in Indonesia, 24/08/2021 to 24/08/2021, Resilience Development Initiative (International)
  • OTHERS
  • Outlook from Malaysia: What Can We Do?, Roundtable on Transboundary Haze Pollution, 05/11/2015 to 05/11/2015, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya (National)
  • Under the Dome, MESYM Documentary Night, 14/04/2015 to 14/04/2015, Malaysia Environmental Sustainability Youth Movements (MESYM) (National)
  • Defining a Holistic Research Strategy for Palm Oil, An Expert Dialogue, 11/03/2015 to 11/03/2015, Academic Research on Palm Oil Sustainability (ARPOS) Network (International)