Senior Lecturer
Institute of China Studies
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office
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 Institute of China Studies, Office of The Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation), University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • "Bishop Joseph Butler and Wang Yang-ming: A Comparative Study of their Moral Vision and View of Conscience." Bern, Switzerland, Peter Lang AG, International Academic Publisher, 2014. 
Chapter in Book

  • Chang, Peter T. C. (2021) A Pioneering Class of Bridge-Building Junzi. In Wong, Danny., and Lee, KH (eds). Essays on Wang Gungwu. University of Malaya Press 
  • Chang, Peter T. C. (2021). China's Soft Power and Overseas Chinese Case Study: Xiamen University in Malaysia. In Suryadinata, Leo (Eds). Rising China and New Chinese Migrants in Southeast Asia. ISEAS NUS. 

  • Chang, Peter T. C. (2019). China and South-South Cooperation -- Important Role in Promoting Human Rights Development in the World: A Perspective From Malaysia. In Zhang Chong (ed). South-South Dialogues in Human Rights. (pp.250-300). Netherlands, Brill. 

  • "Tracking the Spirit of the Vietnam War Memorial" in Inn Sook Lee and Timothy D Son, editors, Asian Americans and Christian Ministry, Voice Publishing House, Seoul Korea, 1999. 
Article in Academic Journals

  • Peter T. C. Chang (2019). The Chinese Civilization Quest For The Great Harmony Through Humanness. IIUM Journal of Religion and Civilisational Studies. 2(1), 73-81. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Peter Chang (2017). An Ageing China and the Euthanasia Dilemma. The Online Journal of the China Policy Institute. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • "The CCP's Pragmatic Retrieval of Traditional Chinese Sacred Ethos: A Critical Assessment", International Journal of China Studies (April 2017) (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Book Review: "The Power of Culture: Encounters between China and the United States." International Journal of China Studies ( December, 2016) (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • " Euthanasia and China: The Traditional Chinese Moral Perspective and Its Social-Justice Implications." Asian Bioethics Review (March, 2015). (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Book Review: "New Confucianism in Twenty-First Century China." Journal of International and Global Studies. (November, 2015) (Non ISI / Non Scopus) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • "Confucian Pluralism and China's Dream of a Harmonious World", China Information, (November, 2014) (ISI-Indexed)

  • "Singapore' Cultural Experimentation: Gay Rights, Stem Cells, Casinos, and the Evangelical Response." Religion, State and Society (May, 2012). (ISI-Indexed)

  • “China’s Environmental Crisis: Practical Insights from Chinese Religiosity”, Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture and Ecology (October, 2011). (ISI-Indexed)
  • “Confucian China and Jeffersonian America: Beyond Liberal Democracy”, Asian Studies Review (March, 2011) (ISI-Indexed)

  • "Legacy of Cheng Ho and China Malaysia Ties." International Cheng Ho Festival, Malaysia 
  • "Legacy of Zhenghe and the Sino-Malaysia Relationship" , Zhenghe International Forum, Surabaya, Indonesia, Jul 2019 

  • Nishan Forum (2016) Proceedings of the International Conference on East Asian Civilizations Exchange (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • International Confucian Association (2016). A Dialogue Between Civilizations Proceeding of the International Confucian Association (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

  • Chang, Peter T. C.(2021). Chinese dissidents and their role amid worsening China-US relation. Think China 

  • A divided America is losing its footing in the Cold War with China. Think China,, June, 2020 
  • Can China’s ‘community of shared future’ grow amid Malaysia’s internal trust deficit? South China Morning Post, Aug 2020 
  • What the Christian evangelical grip on America means for China and the world, South China Morning Post, Nov 2020 
  • As academic ties between US and China unravel, Malaysia could fill the gap. South China Morning Post, Oct 2020 
  • Battling the virus and a rival in the coronavirus outbreak. Straits Times. Feb 2020. 
  • Humanity needs to face the digital age as one family, not disparate warring tribes. Think China. Mar 2020. 
  • How Southeast Asia’s Chinese diaspora could play a role in defusing Sino-US rivalry. South China Morning Post, Apr 2020. 
  • America cooperated with the Soviets to fight smallpox. Why is it so hard for the US to work with China against Covid-19?. South China Morning Post, April 2020. 

  • "To avoid of clash of flawed but great civilizations, the US and China must address their own deficiencies and hubris" , South China Morning Post, May 2019 
  • "Are Confucian China and Christian West destined to clash? How religion can explain the new cold war" , South China Morning Post, Feb 2019 
  • "Why the US should not push Malaysia to pick sides in Washington's rivalry with China", South China Morning Post, Aug 2019 

  • "Amid growing suspicion of Beijing, the world needs the wisdom of Chinese scholarship -- and so does China", South China Morning Post, Oct 2018 
  • "Mahathir's new Malay dilemma: tackle poverty among the majority without excluding others." South China Morning Post, Aug 2018 
  • "China's Confucian Push", Straits Times, Feb 2018 
  • "Ethnic Chinese in Malaysia are celebrating China's rise but as multicultural Malaysians, not Chinese". South China Morning Post, May 2018 
  • "How China lost sight of Malaysia's changes", The Diplomat, Jun 2018 

  • Peter T. C. Chang (2017) Beijing Declaration and the Quest for a Community of Community Destiny, South China Morning Post 
  • "Fissures beneath one belt initiative", The Sun Daily, 26 Jan 2017 
  • "On the Belt and Road, the Chinese civilization is on the march", in South China Morning Post, 7 Feb, 2017 
  • "Civilizational faultline could unravel grand vision." New Straits Times, 31 Jan 2017 
  • "The civilizational fissures beneath China's OBOR", The Malay Mail, 25 Jan 2017 
  • BBC World Service, Talking Business, Panelist, program first aired on 28 Feb 2017 
Article in Non-Refereed Journals

  • " An Aging China and the Euthanasia Dilemma". Online Journal of the China Policy Institute, Nottingham University. (July, 2017) 

  • "A Comparative Analysis of the Confucian and Christian Worldview" e-Journal of the Globalization of the Common Good. (Spring, 2009) 

  • "The Rise of Chinese Religiosity in the Twenty-First Century" ICS Bulletin, Aug 2017 
  • "Country Perspective and Experience: Report from Malaysia." NACT (Network of Asean China Think Tank) Working Group Meeting on Educational Cooperation, June 2017 

  • "The Civilizational Fault-lines Underlying China's Belt and Road Initiative" ICS Bulletin Dec 2016 

  • "Will China Confucianize the World? If history is a reliable guide, the answer is No." ICS Bulletin, Dec 2015 

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

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

  • The Growth of Chinese Christianity and the Remaking of World Christianity , The Revival of Religiosity and Its Impact on China Today , 2017-12-04 to 2017-12-04, Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya , (International)
  • China s Soft-Power: Why Confucianism?", Melbourne Conference on China, 2009-08-01 to 2009-08-04, Asia Institute, Melbourne University, (International)
  • China s Environmental Crisis: Drawing Wisdom from the Ancient Dao, World Religion and Current Affairs, 2009-11-04 to 2009-11-07, Parliament of World Religions, (International)
  • Confucian Inclusive Vision and the Chinese Encounter with the World, 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and Chinese Soft Power: Review and Prospect, 2015-11-10 to 2015-11-15, University of Malaya, (International)
  • A Rehabilitated Confucianism and China's Soft Power, East Asian Symposium of the World Forum on China Studies, 2016-05-21 to 2016-05-24, Shanghai Academy of Social Science, (International)
  • The China Factor and the Malaysia Chinese' Evolving Sense of Belonging and Identity, Contemporary Malaysian Chinese Society and the China Factor, 2016-05-28 to 2016-05-29, Center for Malaysian Chinese Studies, (International)
  • A Framework for Inter-Civilizational Co-existence: The Inclusive Confucian Model, A Dialogue between Asian Civilizations, 2016-07-08 to 2016-07-12, International Association of Confucians, (International)
  • "Will China Siniczie and Confucianize the World? Case Study: Malaysia", International Seminar on East Asian Civilizations Exchange, 2016-11-09 to 2016-11-12, Nishan Forum on World Civilizations, (International)
  • Country Perspective and Experience: Malaysia Report , NACT (Network of Asean China Think Tank) Working Group Meeting Promoting People to People Exchange , 2017-06-09 to 2017-06-09, East Asia Institute, NUS , (International)
  • Progress and Regress of Religiosity in China , Annual China Review Seminar , 2017-06-15 to 2017-06-15, Institute of China Studies, UM, (National)
  • Contrasting the Confucian and Islamic Model for Pluralistic Co-Existence , International Seminar on Islam, Confucianism, and the Moderate Path of Civilization , 2017-09-28 to 2017-09-28, University of Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia , (International)
  • China and South South Cooperation -- Important Role in Promoting Human Rights Development in the World: A Perspective from Malaysia , South South Human Rights Forum , 2017-12-14 to 2017-12-15, The State Council, Information Office, People's Republic of China , (International)
  • The Chinese Civilization Quest for the Great Harmony through Humanness , Civilizations: A Multidimensional Perspective, 2017-12-21 to 2017-12-21, International Institute for Islamic Unity, International Islamic University of Malaysia. , (National)
  • China's Soft Power and the Overseas Chinese: Case Study -- Xiamen University in Malaysia, Rising China and New Chinese Migrants in Southeast Asia , 2020-12-07 to 2020-12-08, ISEAS -- Ishak Yusof Institute, NUS , (International)

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(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), How Siok Hong, Chinese Traditional Culture and Comparative Philosophy (TBC), 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Yeow Jun Heng, Chinese Religion and Chinese History (TBC), 2017/2018

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

  • CULTURE AND SOCIETY OF CHINA, 2017/2018(1), 43, 3
  • CULTURE AND SOCIETY OF CHINA, 2016/2017, 30, 3
  • ISLAM IN CHINA , 2016/2017(2), 8, 3
  • CONFUCIANISM IN CHINA , 2015/2016(2), 8, 3