PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. MALA A/P RAJO @ SATHIAN

Senior Lecturer
Department of South East Asian Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
 
  +603-79675615
  +603-79675461
  malarajo@um.edu.my
 Department of South East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Thai-Malaysia ScholarsThink Tank Network , Committee Member, 2017, (International)
  • Thai-Malaysia ScholarsThink Tank Network , Academic Member, 2018 to 2019, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Co-Chair of Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Southeast Asia 2019 (ICONSEA), Faculty, 02/12/2019 to 04/12/2019
  • Head of Department, South East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 08/02/2019 to 07/02/2021
  • Coordinator, University Malaya, 01/01/2019 to 31/08/2019 (Thai Studies Program, Fac of Arts and Social Sciences, UM)
  • Journal Co-Editor (JATI), University Malaya, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
  • Journal Co-Editor (Borneo Research Journal) , University Malaya, 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
  • AJK Akademik di Institut Asia-Eropah (AEI), UM, University Malaya, 01/12/2018 to 30/11/2022
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Academik, University Malaya, 01/12/2018 to 30/11/2022
  • Head of Department, South East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 03/09/2018 to 07/02/2019
  • Acting Head of Department, Faculty, 03/09/2018 to 12/12/2018
  • Thai Studies Program Coordinator, University Malaya, 08/08/2018 to 09/08/2019 (Coordinator for Thai Studies Program)
  • Panel Penilai Seminar Candidature Defense- Sarjana Sastera (Pengajian Asia Tenggara), Faculty, 06/08/2018 to 06/08/2018
  • Jawatankuasa Buku Panduan Ijazah Sarjana Muda Sesi 2018/2019 Sehingga 2020/2021, Faculty, 19/04/2018 to 19/04/2021
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 01/02/2018 to 01/06/2018 (Coordinator for Course AIX 3001 (Etika dan Professionalisme))
  • Committee Member for Quality, FASS, Faculty, 09/10/2017 to 28/02/2019 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Kualiti dan Jawatankuasa Risiko)
  • Thai Studies Program Coordinator, University Malaya, 09/08/2017 to 08/08/2018 (Thai Studies Program, Faculty of Arts, UM)
  • Conference Secretary, Faculty, 08/02/2017 to 07/12/2017
  • Head of Department, South East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 01/12/2014 to 31/08/2015
  • Coordinator for Thai Studies Program, University Malaya, 01/09/2014 to 01/09/2016 (Thai Studies Program, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya)
  • Coordinator for Thai Studies Programme and Thai Studies Secretariat, FASS, University Malaya, 01/04/2014 to 31/03/2015 (Initiate and conduct collaborative exchanges between UM and Thai Universities/ researchers, Min of Foreign Affairs, Thailand and Royal Thai Embassy, Kuala Lumpur. )
  • Wakil Ijazah Dasar (Representative for Undergraduate Studies), Faculty, 19/09/2013 to 18/09/2015
  • AJK Kualiti Fakulti Sastera (Member of the Quality Committee, Fac of Arts and Social Sciences) , Faculty, 01/03/2012 to 28/02/2013
  • Representative for Industrial Training (Dept), Faculty, 01/01/2012 to 31/12/2013

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Thai History (Thailand, History, Political Development, Cultural History)
  • Geopolitics of Borderlands (Malaysia-Thailand)
  • Humanities, Historical and Civilisation Studies (History and Politics of Thailand)
  • Ethnic Minorities and Political Conflict (Malay Muslims of South Thailand, Religious and Migrant Minorities in Southeast Asia )
  • Conflict Resolution and Governance (South Thailand, Southeast Asia)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2018
  • Sathian, Mala R & Rosenun Chesof (2018). Siamese in Malaysia: Beyond Sixty Years of Heritage. Bangkok: Social Sciences and Humanities Foundation. 
Chapter in Book

2009
  • Mala Rajo Sathian. 2009. Contested Identity, Negotiated Rights: The Muslim Minority of South Thailand. In Lipi Ghosh (ed). 2009. Political Governance and Minority Rights: The South and South- East Asian Scenario,219-247. New Delhi and London: Routledge. 

2007
  • \"Thai-Malaysia Relations: Celebrating 50 Years Of Friendship and Alliance\", in Thailand, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2007). Rajaphruek and Bunga Raya: Fifty Years of Everlasting Friendship between Thailand and Malaysia, 1957-2007. Bangkok: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

2006
  • Malayu dan Militari di Pattani: Analisis Krisis Politik di Selatan Thailand [Malayu and Military in Pattani: An Analysis of the Political Crisis in Southern Thailand ], Asia Tenggara Kontemporari, Kuala Lumpur:Penerbit, Universiti Malaya, 2006: pp. 53-79. 

2004
  • The Indian Diaspora In Southeast Asia With Special Reference To Malaysia and Singapore. In Andrew Tan, Michael Smith and Khoo Kay Kim (ed)., Seeking Alternative Perspectives of Southeast Asia, Ipoh: Perak Academy. 2004: pp. 353-384.(co-authored with Wani Muthiah). 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Kelesoglu, A and Sathian, Mala,R (2019). Discussions on Ethnicity and Social Capital in the Literature on Malaysian Context: A Review. JATI. 24 (2), 2019, 32-49 (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Hanafi Hussin & Sathian, Mala (2018). SEAS in SEA: Emergence, Development, Rebranding and Sustainability of Southeast Asian Studies in Malaysia. JATI, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Volume 23(1), 2018, 1-12. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Sathian, Mala R. 2015. Approaches to Southeast Asian Studies:Beyond the "Comfort Zone".Suvannabhumi. Multidisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies. Vol. 7. No. 1: 89-107. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2014
  • Sathian, Mala.R and Ngeow Yeaok Meng.2014. Essentialising Ethnic and State Identities: Strategic Adaptations of Ethnic Chinese in Kelantan, Malaysia. Asian Studies Review 38 (3). (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Mala Rajo Sathian. 2013. Book Review of Red Star Over Malaya: Resistance and Social Conflict During and After the Japanese Occupation of Malaya, 1941- 46 by Cheah Boon Kheng. JMBRAS 86 (1):130-132. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Munirah Kassim & Mala Rajo Sathian.2013. Bertunjangkan Akar yang Sama, Pokoknya tidak Semestinya Serupa: Identiti keMelayuan Melayu Bangkok. Manusia dan Masyarakat(23) 2013: 19-43 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2010
  • Hanafi Hussin, David Martin Jones, Daniel Weiner and Mala Rajo Sathian. 2010. Southeast Asian Studies in Transition. JATI (Journal of the Department of Southeast Asian Studies). Special Issue. 2010:1-4. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2008
  • Mala Rajo Sathian,Thailand in 2008: A Year Long of Protests. JATI (Journal of the Department of Southeast Asian Studies), UM, Dec 2008: 69-77. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2007
  • Suzerain-Tributary Relations: Traditional Siamese Statecraft (c. 19th Century), JATI (Journal of the Dept of Southeast Asian Studies), University Malaya, 11 (Dec 2006): pp. 109-125 

2006
  • \"Resurgence of Violence in Southern Thailand: The Role of Domestic Factors\", Journal of International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 2(2006): pp 147-176. 

2005
  • Challenges And Propects Towards Building An ASEAN Knowledge-Society: Some Observations. JATI (Journal of the Dept of Southeast ASian Studies), UM, 10 (2005): pp. 79-90 

2003
  • Mala Rajo Sathian. 2003.Transcending Borders:Trade and Traders of South Siam and Northern Malaya (c. 19th - 20th century).The Southeast Asian Studies e- Bulletin.SEAREP, Manila. Oct.Nov 2003. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

1996
  • Protestant Mission in Northern Siam: Foundation and Confrontation , Sejarah (Journal of the Dept of History), University Malaya, 5 (1996): pp. 52-70. 
Proceeding

2018
  • Sathian, Mala R. (2017). "Between Worlds: Siamese (Thai) Diaspora in the Northern Malaysia Region". Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Thai Studies. Chiang Mai: RCSD, Chiang Mai University. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Others

2019
  • Thai Delegation Visits UM: The Sawankhalok Collection in the Museum of Asian Art. Pulse@FASS, E-Bulletin. 3, 2019 

2002
  • Being Malayu the Thai Way:Perceiving the Thai-Malaysia Border from a People\'s Perspective. Paper presented at the 9th. International Thai Studies Conference in Nakhom Panom, Thailand, 9-12 January 2002. Proceedings of the 9th. International Thai Studies Conference, Bangkok: Ramkhamhaeng University. (co-authored with Saroja Dorairajoo). 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Leave No One Behind: Migration and Social Development in Southeast Asia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, Others MOHE
  • Siamese Heritage in Malaysia: 60 Years and Beyond, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, International Funding
  • Malaya 1900-1941: An Era Of Vibrant Construction And Development, Consultant, 2014 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), (University)
  • Malaya 1900-1941: An Era of Vibrant Construction and Development, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Mapping Thai (Malaysian) Diaspora in the Northern Malaysia Region: Hybrid Communities Living in the Thai-Malay Border Zones, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2015, Royal Thai Embassy, Malaysia, (University)
  • Malaya 1900-1941: An Era Of Vibrant Construction And Development, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), (University)
  • Invention and Consumption of Ethnic/National Image: Trans-border Migration network of Thai- Malay Border Area, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2014, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) & Heiwa Nakajima Foundation , (University)
  • Minorities in Southeast Asia: Struggles for Political and Religiocultural Identity, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Muslim Women and Political Activism in the Conflict Region of South Thailand, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Rights Over Men to Rights Over Land: The Economy of Pattani and the Thai State (c. 1880-1920), Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010, SEASREP Comparative and Collaborative Research Grant, (University)
  • An Economic History of Pattani (c. 19th - 20th century), , 2008, , (University)
  • The Meanings of Being Malayu (Malay) In South Thailand, , 2008, , (University)
  • Thai or Malaysian: Tracing The presence of Chulia and Pathan Trading and Cultural Networks along the Thai-Malaysia Border, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, UM, (University)
  • Poverty among the Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia: Case Study of (7) Resettlements in Urban Areas, Co-Investigator, 2007 - 2008, UM, (University)
  • East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA); Antara Harapan dan Realiti, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006 - 2008, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (University)
  • Community, Economy and Politics of Mainland Southeast Asia
  • Borders and Borderland: Trade, Cultural, Religious and Political Networks
  • Minorities in Southeast Asia

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Thai Elections 2019 (Pilihanraya Thailand dan Sistem Demokrasi, Resource Person, 2019-2019, TV 3
  • Indian Heritage Centre: Background and Type of Exhibits, Expert Advisor, 2019-2020, Indian heritage Centre, Johor
  • Draft proposal to set up a Thai Studies Centre at University Malaya (initiated by the Royal Thai Embassy, KL), To Draft A Viable Proposal To Set Up The Centre, 2012-2012, Royal Thai Embassy, Kuala Lumpur and MInistry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Fsss Excellent Staff (Sijil Staf Cemerlang Fsss), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 2019, (Ptj)
  • Evaluation Panel (Panel Penilai), University of Malaya, 2017, (Ptj)
  • Research Grant Award, Royal Thai Embassy (Rte), Malaysia and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand., 2017, (International)
  • Anugerah Penyeliaan Sarjana (Mod Campuran) Paling Ramai , 2016, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya., 2016, (Ptj)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2016, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Thai Studies Grant (3rd Year), Royal Thai Embassy, 2015, (International)
  • Most Dedicated Academic Staff Award, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UM, 2014, (University)
  • Thai Studies Grant for Thai Studies Secretariat, UM, Royal Thai Embassy, Malaysia, 2014, (University)
  • Thai Studies Grant, Royal Thai Embassy, Malaysia, 2013, (International)
  • Fulbright Award, The Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs of The United States Department of State and Malaysian-American Commission On Educational Exchange, Macee., 2009, (International)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2008, (University)
  • Comparative and Collaborative Research Grant, Seasrep (Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program) Foundation, 2008, (Others)
  • Excellence Service Award (Teaching and Research), University of Malaya, Kl, 2008, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2006, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2005, (University)
  • Young Visiting Professors Fellowship, Dept of History and Ateneo Center for Asian Studies, Ateneo De Manila University, Manila, Philippines, 2005, (Others)
  • Asean University Network (Aun)Educational Forum Representative to Yangon, Myanmar, Asean University Network (Aun), 2004, (International)
  • International Participant Award, The South-South Exchange Program for Research On The History of Development (Sephis), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2002, (International)
  • University Research Scholar, National University of Singapore (Nus), 2000, (University)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Malayu, Military and Mayhem in Southern Thailand, Wacana Konflik Selatan Thailand (Discourse on Conflict in Southern Thailand), 2006-02-12 to 2006-12-12, University Utara Malaysia
  • Thai-Malaysia Relations: Neither in Complete Harmony nor in Total Conflict, Dialogue Between Malaysia-Thai Academics on The Impacts of Globalization in Thailand and Malaysia, 2008-11-11 to 2008-11-12, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University and the Thailand Research Fund (TRF), (National)
  • Malaysia and Regional Integration, Regional Integration In East and South East Asia, 2009-01-19 to 2009-01-20, School of International Relations and Political Science, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia , (University)
  • Implikasi Perubahan Kepimpinan Thailand kepada Malaysia (Implications of the New Leadership in Thailand for Malaysia). , Taklimat Khas (Special Lecture,National Security Council, Malaysia) , 2011-08-23 to 2011-08-23, National Security Council, Office of the Prime Minister, Putrajaya, Malaysia , (National)
  • Southern Thailand in Thai-Malaysia Relations: Post 2004 , Roundtable Conference: Strengthening Regional Integration in ASEAN Through Multi-Channel Dialogue (Malaysia-Thailand/Vietnam Relations and ASEAN (Foreign Policy Study Group and Sasakawa Foundation), 2011-11-21 to 2011-11-22, Foreign Policy Study Group (FPSG)
  • Peaceful Co-Existence: Moderation and Peacemaking in South Thailand., Occassional Seminar, Global Movement of Moderates (GMM), 2013-05-02 to 2013-05-02, Global Movement for Moderates (GMM), (National)
  • The Future of Southeast Asian Studies in Malaysia , Roundtable Discussion on the Future and Shape of Southeast Asian Studies (SEASREP & SEPHIS)., 2013-05-30 to 2013-06-01, Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP), Manila, (International)
  • APPROACHES TO SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES: BEYOND THE COMFORT ZONE , THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF ISEAS/BUFS: APPROACHES TO SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES: METHODOLOGICAL QUESTS, 2015-04-22 to 2015-04-26, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Busan University of Foreign Studies., (International)
  • The Language Conundrum and ASEAN Studies in Southeast Asian Studies (SEAS), SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES IN ASIA (SEASIA) 2015 CONFERENCE, 2015-12-12 to 2015-12-13, Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies in Asia, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan. , (International)
  • 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Thailand and Malaysia, Lecture on Multiculturalism in Malaysia, 2018-03-26 to 2018-03-28, The Regional Center for Social Sciences and Sustainable Development (RCSD) , (International)
  • Writing the 'local', provincial and public into regional-area narratives., Changing Research Styles, Methodologies and Perspectives on Southeast Asia Conference, 2018-07-29 to 2018-08-01, Institute of Asian Studies (IAS), UBD, Brunei Darussalam, (International)
  • Contending Notions of Patriarchy and Justice: Muslim Women and Activism in Thailand, International Conference on Rekindle the Logic of Women and Security in Southeast Asian Conflict 2018, 2018-08-09 to 2018-08-09, Centre of Excellence in Women and Social Security (CEWSS), Walailak Universit, Thailand.., (International)
  • Resource Person for Country Panel- Thailand and Malaysia , Southeast Asian Network of Women Mediators & Peacebuilders Expanded Core Group Workshop, 2018-12-13 to 2018-12-15, #womeninspiringwomen#, Center for Peace Education, Miriam College, UP, Manila and UNDP, Manila. , (International)
  • Multiculturalism, ASEAN and SEA, Program on ASEAN-Japan in Contemporary Setting, 2019-08-01 to 2019-08-05, School of International Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University., (International)
PRESENTER
  • Thai-Malaysia Relations: 50 Years of "Harmonius" Co-Existence, Mahidol-UKM Conference on Southeast Asian Studies, 2007-11-30 to 2007-12-02, UKM (Malaysia) Mahidol (Thailand), (International)
  • Civil Society and Turbulent Muslim South Thailand., Workshop on Islam, Civil Society and the Environment in Southeast Asia., 2008-07-28 to 2008-07-29, Faculties of Arts, University of Malaya and Monash University, Australia., (University)
  • The Contestations of Rights and Identity of Malay Muslims of South Thailand, International Conference on Ethnic Relations (ICoER), 2008-10-15 to 2008-10-16, SKET, UM, (International)
  • Culture, Power and Inequality in Southeast Asia, Contemporary Issues in Southeast Asia (Joint Program Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (UM) and Asia University Taiwan) , 2011-07-12 to 2011-07-12, FSSS, UM, (University)
  • Minorities in an 'Islamic State': Rights and Identity of the Ethnic Chinese in Kelantan, Malaysia. , International Workshop (UM-La Trobe): The Vicissitudes of Identity: Ethnicity, Culture and Religion in the 21st Century, 2011-09-29 to 2011-09-30, Dept of Anthropology and Sociology, Fac of Arts and Social Sciences, UM, (International)
  • Veiled Solidarity: Muslim Women Political Activists in Southern Thailand, 8th. International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS, MACAU 2013), 2013-06-24 to 2013-06-27, IIAS, Netherlands, (International)
  • Transnational Networks of South Asian Trading Communities: The Pakistanis and Tamil Muslims of Thailand , Japan Sociological Society (JSS) Annual Conference, 2013-10-08 to 2013-10-09, JSS, (International)
  • Pathans in Thailand: Business, Philanthropy and Religion., 12th International Thai Studies Conference (ICTS 12), 2014-04-22 to 2014-04-24, University of Sydney, Australia, (International)
  • WOMEN LEADERS IN MUSLIM PATTANI: VOICES OF JUSTICE AND RIGHTS IN A CONFLICT ZONE , CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF SEASREP AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES, 2015-11-04 to 2015-11-05, Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP) , (International)
  • Thai (Malaysia) Diaspora in the Northern Malaysia Region: Hybrid Communities Living in the Thai-Malay Border Zones., 13th International Conference on Thai Studies, 2017, 2017-07-15 to 2017-07-18, Chiang Mai University, (International)
  • The Margins Write Back: The Past in Thailand's Deep South Through Fiction and Museums. , 10th. International Convention of Asian Scholars, 2017, 2017-07-20 to 2017-07-23, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), (International)
OTHERS
  • The BIMP-EAGA: Between Hope and Reality, The Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA):Investments and Challenges Within The EAGA, 2007-10-22 to 2007-10-24, Mindanao Business Council, Phillipines, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Minority in An 'Islamic State': Response Of The Chinese Towards Islamisation Policies in Kelantan., Thesis ,  ( )
  • The Dilemma and Challenges of the Political Integration in Nigeria: An Analysis, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Pengurusan Konflik Melayu-Islam Di Wilayah Selatan Thailand, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Post Arbitrational Ruling of South China Sea: Implication to ASEAN Security, Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • See attached, Thesis ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Assessing the Aspect of Positive Peace in Post-Conflict Aceh, Indonesia, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • JATI, Article In Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Journal JATI, Journal of Dept of Southeast Asian Studies, UM, Journal ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Survival of Traditional Coffee Shops: A case Study of Thailand, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Drivers of Radicalisation: The Case of the Nigerian Islamist Group- Boko Haram., Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Problems and Coping Strategies Of Foreign Spouses In Kuala Lumpur, Thesis ,  (2017)
  • The Role of the National Musuem in Representing Malaysian Identity, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Editorial/Reviewer for Suvannabhumi: Multidisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies., Thesis ,  (2016 - 2018)
  • MA Thesis: Commodification of Baba Nyonya Food Heritage In Malacca., Thesis ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • MA Thesis titled: Mengekspresi Kewanitaan Dalam Kalangan Mak Nyah Melayu Di Batu Pahat, Johor., Thesis ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • JATI Vol.14, Article In Journal ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Internal examiner for MA Thesis by Andika Wahab. Title of Thesis: Human Security and Refugees: Burmese Chin Refugees in Kuala Lumpur, Thesis ,  (2011 - 2011)
  • Editor for JATI and Borneo Research Journal (BRJ), published by the Department of Southeast Asian Studies, UM., Article In Journal ,  (2011)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Assessor Proposal Defense, (University), 23/12/2019 until 23/12/2019
  • Co Chair of Secretariat for International Conference on Southeast Asia (2019), (International), 02/12/2019 until 04/12/2019
  • Facilitator Program Perkongsian Ilmu, (National School), 07/09/2019 until 07/09/2019
  • Instructor/Facilitator, (University), 19/08/2019 until 23/08/2019
  • Guest lecturer, (International), 01/08/2019 until 05/08/2019
  • Assessor /Evaluation (Proposal/Candidature Defense), (University), 16/05/2019 until 16/05/2019
  • Committee and Organiser (Dept Level) Alumni Meeting and Homecoming Event , (University), 01/05/2019 until 01/12/2019
  • Consultant: Indian Heritage Centre, Johor Bahru. , (Community), 01/04/2019 until 30/11/2020
  • Commentator, (National), 24/03/2019 until 24/03/2019
  • Guest Lecturer (ASEAN in Today's World), (International), 21/02/2019 until 06/03/2019
  • Guest Lecture, (University), 27/03/2018 until 28/03/2018
  • Organiser and Moderator, Public Lecture on Sawankhalok Collection at the Museum of Asian Arts (SA), UM , (University), 10/01/2018 until 10/01/2018
  • Advisor and Volunteer, Akademi Rohingya Malaysia , (Community), 01/01/2018 until 31/12/2018
  • Discussant at the Malaysia Freedom Film Festival 2017 Screening, (Community), 25/08/2017 until 25/08/2017
  • Photo Exhibition: A Siamese Journey in Malaysia (Chiang Mai International Convention Centre), (International), 14/07/2017 until 22/07/2017
  • Organized Public Lecture: Ben Anderson and His Contributions to Thai and Southeast Asian Studies. , (University), 25/04/2017 until 25/12/2017
  • Volunteer/ External Advisor Akademi Rohingya Malaysia, (Community), 01/07/2016 until 31/12/2020
  • Organised a public lecture on contemporary Thai politics and society, (University), 02/10/2015 until 02/10/2015
  • Organised a talk on the Rohingyas titled: Rohingyas: Whose Responsibility to Protect with 3 invited panelists and collected donations at the event and handed out to Knowledge Garden Learning Centre (KGLC), a school for Rohingya children in Seri Kembangan, Selangor run by the Ethnic Rohingya Committee of Arakan (ERCA). Malaysia , (University), 19/06/2015 until 19/06/2015
  • Special Briefing to a Delegation of Thai university students and staff of Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Royal Thai Embassy , (University),   until  
  • Coordinated and conducted activities (teaching, painting and creating a reading corner, book and clothes donation) to improve the conditions of a NGO run school for Rohingya refugees in Ampang. , (Community),   until  

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Marteena Anak Joe, ALLEVIATING URBAN POVERTY: A CASE STUDY OF THE SOCIETY OF KUCING URBAN POOR IN SARAWAK, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Nurkhairunisa Binti Kamarul Amran, THE MODERNISATION OF VIETNAM PEOPLE?S ARMED FORCES: RATIONALE AND IMPACT, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Rohayu Binti Rahman, THE SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTE: A COMPARISON OF APPROACHES BETWEEN PRESIDENTS AQUINO III AND DUTERTE OF THE PHILIPPINES, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Siti Munirah Binti Kasim, Minorities Protection in the Context of ASEAN, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Wilasinee Sainuy, THE IMPACT OF THAILAND?S CULTURAL POLICIES ON FOLK CULTURE: A STUDY OF RONGNGENG IN RAMAD, KRABI PROVINCE, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Namira Shabrina Binti Azirwan, THE ROLE OF INDONESIA IN MANAGING NON-TRADITIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES SOUTHEAST ASIA, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Mohammad H.y.darkhalil, Civil Society in Malaysia:The Case of SUARAM, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Hasanee Praprutsujarit, The Changing Role of China in Thailand's Economy: A Comparison between the Cold War and Post-Cold War Era, 2010/2011

Completed
  • Master Degree, Aliye Nur Kelesoglu, Ethnicity and Social Capital Among The Urban Middle Class in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Pitchayada Mekhirunsiri, POTRAYALS OF MALAYA/MALAYSIA IN SIAMESE/THAI NIRAT LITERATURE, 1858-1989, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, He Teng Teng, COMMITMENT TOWARDS CELEBRATING CHINESE FESTIVALS AMONG MALAYSIAN CHINESE WORKING ADULTS, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Siti Munirah Binti Kasim, Pengekalan Identiti Etnik Melayu Di Thailand: Kajian Perbandingan Sosio-Budaya Melayu Bangkok dan Melayu Patani, 2008/2009
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Rabaah Binti Abdullah, Gerakan Pelajar UNiversiti Dalam reformasi Politik Thailand: 1970-1990an (The Role of Student Movements in the Political Reform of Thailand (1970-1990s), 2005/2006

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • THEORIES AND METHODS OF COMPARATIVE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, 2013/2014(1,2), 11, 16
  • POLITICS AND REGIONAL GOVERNANCE OF SOUTHEAST ASIA, 2013/2014, 5, 4
FIRST DEGREE
  • SOUTHEAST ASIAN SEMINAR, 2014/2015(1), 14, 3
  • INTRODUCTION TO SOUTHEAST ASIAN 1, 2013/2014(1), 70, 9
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