Curriculum Vitae


Senior Lecturer
  • Institute of China Studies
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 603 7956 5663


    Human Rights, Philosophy, Religion
    Chinese Diaspora, China Soft Power
    Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity, Islam
    Confucianism, Christianity


  • PHD, (Social Sciences)
    Harvard University, Usa
  • MDiv, (Divinity Christian)
    Princeton Theologicae Seminary Usa
  • BEng, (Engineering)
    King's College London
    Singapore Polytechnic


  • Research Director Center for New Inclusive Asia
    01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2025 (National)
  • Editorial Board of Al-Sajarah, ISTAC
    01 Sep 2020 - 01 Dec 2025 (International)
  • Deputy Director
    01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2022 (Universiti Malaya)
  • Programme Coordinator
    11 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Programme Coordinator
    11 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (University Malaya)
  • Menjalankan Fungsi Sebagai Ketua Unit
    24 Feb 2021 - 31 Dec 2021 (University Malaya)
  • IJCS
    24 Feb 2021 - 31 Dec 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Bulletin
    24 Feb 2021 - 31 Dec 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Fundraising
    24 Feb 2021 - 31 Dec 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Bilik Sumber
    24 Feb 2021 - 31 Dec 2021 (University Malaya)
  • Deputy Director
    01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 (Universiti Malaya)
  • Deputy Director
    01 Feb 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 (Universiti Malaya)
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Penyaringan Kertas Soalan dan Penyemak Markah
    01 Oct 2016 - 30 Sep 2017 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Jurnal IJCS
    26 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Penerbitan
    26 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Faculty)
  • Ahli Jawatan Kuasa Laman Web
    29 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (Faculty)


    Since 2017 (International)


Article in Journal
  1. Peter Chang (2021) Admiral Zhenghe and the West: A Comparative Analysis in Confucian and Christian Civilization Power, Al-Shajarah, Vol26, no2. (159-175)
  2. 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.
  3. " An Aging China and the Euthanasia Dilemma". Online Journal of the China Policy Institute, Nottingham University. (July, 2017)
  4. "The CCP's Pragmatic Retrieval of Traditional Chinese Sacred Ethos: A Critical Assessment", International Journal of China Studies (April 2017)
  5. Peter Chang (2017). An Ageing China and the Euthanasia Dilemma. The Online Journal of the China Policy Institute.
  6. Book Review: "The Power of Culture: Encounters between China and the United States." International Journal of China Studies ( December, 2016)
  7. " Euthanasia and China: The Traditional Chinese Moral Perspective and Its Social-Justice Implications." Asian Bioethics Review (March, 2015).
  8. Book Review: "New Confucianism in Twenty-First Century China." Journal of International and Global Studies. (November, 2015) (Non ISI / Non Scopus)
  9. "Confucian Pluralism and China's Dream of a Harmonious World", China Information, (November, 2014)
  10. "Singapore' Cultural Experimentation: Gay Rights, Stem Cells, Casinos, and the Evangelical Response." Religion, State and Society (May, 2012).
  11. China s Environmental Crisis: Practical Insights from Chinese Religiosity , Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture and Ecology (October, 2011).
  12. Confucian China and Jeffersonian America: Beyond Liberal Democracy , Asian Studies Review (March, 2011)
  13. "A Comparative Analysis of the Confucian and Christian Worldview" e-Journal of the Globalization of the Common Good. (Spring, 2009)
  1. Peter T. C. Chang, Chinese Religiosity in an Evolving China, Cambridge Scholar Publisher
  2. "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 Books
  1. 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.
  2. Khairudin Aljuined, editor, Festschrift in Honor of Professor Osman Bakar , Oxford University Press
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. "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 Proceeding
  1. "Legacy of Cheng Ho and China Malaysia Ties." International Cheng Ho Festival, Malaysia
  2. "Legacy of Zhenghe and the Sino-Malaysia Relationship" , Zhenghe International Forum, Surabaya, Indonesia, Jul 2019
  3. International Confucian Association (2016). A Dialogue Between Civilizations Proceeding of the International Confucian Association
  4. Nishan Forum (2016) Proceedings of the International Conference on East Asian Civilizations Exchange
Other Publications
  1. Peter T C Chang (2022) Amid US-China rivalry, middle powers are coming together to build bridges. South China Morning Post - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  2. Peter T C Chang 2022 US-China tech war puts world at risk of climate or nuclear catastrophe, South China Morning Post - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  3. Peter T C Chang, 2022, Asean must choose peace to keep US-China tension from spilling over into war. South China Morning Post - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  4. Peter T C Chang, 2022, China wants its moment on the world stage. Can it convince the US to share? South China Morning Post - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  5. Peter T C Chang, 2022, Climate change, nuclear catastrophe, out of control AI: How US-China tech rivalry puts humanity at risk. South China Morning Post - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  6. Peter T C Chang, 2022, How Americans 'good versus evil view has divided the US and poisoned China relations, South China Morning Post - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  7. Peter T. C. Chang, SCMP, US must accept Southeast Asia wants China to play a central Indo-Pacific role, Jun 2022. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  8. Peter T. C. Chang, SCMP: China s no strings attached approach to the Middle East may work better than US ethos of liberation, May 2022. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  9. Peter T. C. Chang, SCMP: Ukraine crisis: US and China must restore pragmatism of Nixon and Mao to pull the world back from the brink, Mar 2022. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  10. Peter T. C. Chang., ThinkChina: Rise of Christian nationalism and its threat to the US-China rivalry, Feb, 2022. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  11. Peter T.. C. Chang, ThinkChina: Wang Gungwu and Malaysia: Building an Intellectual Bridge to China, Apr, 2022. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  12. SCMP: Fate of Chinese and American billionaires reveal divergences in fight against poverty, Jan 2022. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  13. China has conducted an enthusiastic vaccine outreach in Malaysia. Can the US buck up? ThinkChina, Sept 2021. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  14. The Xinjiang Problem: Can Washington be the defender of all? ThinkChina, Nov, 2021. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  15. Chang, Peter T. C.(2021). Chinese dissidents and their role amid worsening China-US relation. Think China - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  16. China s vaccine diplomacy in Malaysia: problems and prospects amid the pandemic., SCMP, Sept 2021. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  17. China Vaccine Diplomacy in Malaysia, ISEAS Perspectives No. 121, Sept 2021 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  18. Dysfunctional US-China relationship and divided America hinder efforts to tackle global crisis., SCMP, Oct 2021. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  19. Press freedom: China may have too little but America has far too much., SCMP, Oct 2021. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  20. South China Morning Post: The religion behind a divided American and its conflict with China., Jun 2021. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  21. Time for China s elite to embrace the Zheng He spirit and open up to a wary world., SCMP, Jul 2021. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  22. US must learn to share global stage with China and adapt to the reality of a diverse, multipolar world., SCMP, Sept 2021. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  23. A divided America is losing its footing in the Cold War with China. Think China,, June, 2020 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  24. 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. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  25. As academic ties between US and China unravel, Malaysia could fill the gap. South China Morning Post, Oct 2020 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  26. Battling the virus and a rival in the coronavirus outbreak. Straits Times. Feb 2020. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  27. Can China s community of shared future grow amid Malaysia s internal trust deficit? South China Morning Post, Aug 2020 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  28. How Southeast Asia s Chinese diaspora could play a role in defusing Sino-US rivalry. South China Morning Post, Apr 2020. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  29. Humanity needs to face the digital age as one family, not disparate warring tribes. Think China. Mar 2020. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  30. What the Christian evangelical grip on America means for China and the world, South China Morning Post, Nov 2020 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  31. "Are Confucian China and Christian West destined to clash? How religion can explain the new cold war" , South China Morning Post, Feb 2019 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  32. "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 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  33. "Why the US should not push Malaysia to pick sides in Washington's rivalry with China", South China Morning Post, Aug 2019 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  34. "Amid growing suspicion of Beijing, the world needs the wisdom of Chinese scholarship -- and so does China", South China Morning Post, Oct 2018 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  35. "China's Confucian Push", Straits Times, Feb 2018 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  36. "Ethnic Chinese in Malaysia are celebrating China's rise but as multicultural Malaysians, not Chinese". South China Morning Post, May 2018 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  37. "How China lost sight of Malaysia's changes", The Diplomat, Jun 2018 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  38. "Mahathir's new Malay dilemma: tackle poverty among the majority without excluding others." South China Morning Post, Aug 2018 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  39. "Civilizational faultline could unravel grand vision." New Straits Times, 31 Jan 2017 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  40. "Fissures beneath one belt initiative", The Sun Daily, 26 Jan 2017 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  41. "On the Belt and Road, the Chinese civilization is on the march", in South China Morning Post, 7 Feb, 2017 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  42. "The civilizational fissures beneath China's OBOR", The Malay Mail, 25 Jan 2017 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  43. BBC World Service, Talking Business, Panelist, program first aired on 28 Feb 2017 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  44. Peter T. C. Chang (2017) Beijing Declaration and the Quest for a Community of Community Destiny, South China Morning Post - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)


  1. 2017 - 2019, Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation
    The Transfiguration of Chinese Christianity: Impact on China and the World ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2016 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    One Belt One Broad: Analyzing China's Expanding Web of Cultural Power ( Principal Investigator(PI))


  1. A Malaysia Perspective on ASEAN Centrality and ASEAN-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership , ASEAN Centrality and ASEAN-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (International) (01 Mar 2022 - 01 Mar 2022)
  2. US-China Rivalry & Malaysia Non-Aligned Policy , Crimson International Lectures in K-Sejong 2022, Sejong Institute of International Affairs and Education  (International) (08 Feb 2022 - 08 Feb 2022)
  3. Turning Crisis into a Shared Future of Opportunities in a Democratic Way , International Forum on Democracy: the Shared Human Values , China Academic of Social Science  (International) (14 Dec 2021 - 15 Dec 2021)
  4. Human Rights in Malaysia , 2021 South South Human Rights Forum , Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China  (International) (07 Dec 2021 - 07 Dec 2021)
  5. China Vaccine Diplomacy in Malaysia: Problem and Prospect amid the pandemic , Regional Social Studies Program Webinar , ISEAS NUS  (International) (20 Aug 2021 - 20 Aug 2021)
  6. China's Foreign Policy and Malaysia Non-Aligned Status , NIICE Global Conclave , Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement  (International) (25 Jun 2021 - 27 Jun 2021)
  1. The Growth of Chinese Christianity and the Remaking of World Christianity , The Revival of Religiosity and Its Impact on China Today , Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya  (International) (04 Dec 2017 - 04 Dec 2017)
  1. China's Soft Power and the Overseas Chinese: Case Study -- Xiamen University in Malaysia, Rising China and New Chinese Migrants in Southeast Asia , ISEAS -- Ishak Yusof Institute, NUS  (International) (07 Dec 2020 - 08 Dec 2020)
  2. The Chinese Civilization Quest for the Great Harmony through Humanness , Civilizations: A Multidimensional Perspective, International Institute for Islamic Unity, International Islamic University of Malaysia.  (National) (21 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017)
  3. China and South South Cooperation -- Important Role in Promoting Human Rights Development in the World: A Perspective from Malaysia , South South Human Rights Forum , The State Council, Information Office, People's Republic of China  (International) (14 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017)
  4. Contrasting the Confucian and Islamic Model for Pluralistic Co-Existence , International Seminar on Islam, Confucianism, and the Moderate Path of Civilization , University of Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia  (International) (28 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017)
  5. Progress and Regress of Religiosity in China , Annual China Review Seminar , Institute of China Studies, UM (National) (15 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017)
  6. Country Perspective and Experience: Malaysia Report , NACT (Network of Asean China Think Tank) Working Group Meeting Promoting People to People Exchange , East Asia Institute, NUS  (International) (09 Jun 2017 - 09 Jun 2017)
  7. "Will China Siniczie and Confucianize the World? Case Study: Malaysia", International Seminar on East Asian Civilizations Exchange, Nishan Forum on World Civilizations (International) (09 Nov 2016 - 12 Nov 2016)
  8. A Framework for Inter-Civilizational Co-existence: The Inclusive Confucian Model, A Dialogue between Asian Civilizations, International Association of Confucians (International) (08 Jul 2016 - 12 Jul 2016)
  9. The China Factor and the Malaysia Chinese' Evolving Sense of Belonging and Identity, Contemporary Malaysian Chinese Society and the China Factor, Center for Malaysian Chinese Studies (International) (28 May 2016 - 29 May 2016)
  10. A Rehabilitated Confucianism and China's Soft Power, East Asian Symposium of the World Forum on China Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Science (International) (21 May 2016 - 24 May 2016)
  11. Confucian Inclusive Vision and the Chinese Encounter with the World, 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and Chinese Soft Power: Review and Prospect, University of Malaya (International) (10 Nov 2015 - 15 Nov 2015)
  12. China s Environmental Crisis: Drawing Wisdom from the Ancient Dao, World Religion and Current Affairs, Parliament of World Religions (International) (04 Nov 2009 - 07 Nov 2009)
  13. China s Soft-Power: Why Confucianism?", Melbourne Conference on China, Asia Institute, Melbourne University (International) (01 Aug 2009 - 04 Aug 2009)


  1. (2016) Evaluate doctoral dissertation of candidate from the International Islamic University of Malaysia, (External Examiner)
  2. (2016) Peer Review for articles submitted to International Journal of China Studies, Asia Bioethics., (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2021) Commented On China Malaysia Relationship, International, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2021) Commentator On Xi Jinping Publication, International, (Expert Advisor)
Contribution to event
  1. (2021) Moderator, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
Media appearance
  1. (2022) Https://WWW.Google.Com/Search?Q=Peter+T+C+Chang+Cgtn&Tbm=Vid&Sa=X&Ved=2ahukewj65fspz_b7ahvi4tgghxhcaqkq0pqjegqicbab&Biw=1536&Bih=714&Dpr=1.25#Fpstate=Ive&Vld=Cid:Cec70e36,Vid:Akxjkohbbbw, International, (Panelist/Moderator)
  2. (2022) Https://WWW.Youtube.Com/Watch?V=Kvaysn0krxi, International, (Panelist/Moderator)


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  2. (2022) Political Theory and Political Philosophy-- Phenomenology of Violence In International Relations, Jing Zhang
  3. (2017) Chinese Traditional Culture and Comparative Philosophy (TBC), How Siok Hong
  2. (2017) Chinese Religion and Chinese History (TBC), Yeow Jun Heng


  1. (2021) AIG2011 - Confucianism in China
  2. (2021) AIG1009 - Culture and Society of China
  3. (2018) AYEA2313 - Culture and Society of China
  4. (2017) AYEA3313 - Islam in China
  5. (2016) AYEA2313 - Culture and Society of China
  6. (2016) AYEA2337 - Confucianism in China


  • Presentation Uploaded to Cgtn News Webpage, (15 Dec 2021 - 15 Dec 2021) (International)
  • Panelist in Bbc World News Program Talking Business, (26 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017)


Internal / External Course
  1. SOUTH SOUTH HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM , Great Hall of The People, Beijing (05 Dec 2017 - 10 Dec 2017)
  2. CUPL HUMAN RIGHTS ACADEMY 2018, China University of Political Science and Law (01 Jul 2018 - 07 Jul 2018)
  3. SOUTHEAST ASIA SUMMIT OF SINOPHONE CULTURAL STUDIES , Taipei Taiwan (12 Dec 2018 - 18 Dec 2018)
  4. HARMONY AND FREEDOM : EAST AND WEST , City University of Hong Kong (17 Oct 2018 - 22 Oct 2018)
  5. CONFUCIANISM IN MALAYSIA , Shanghai, China (06 Jan 2019 - 10 Jan 2019)
  6. THE ASIAN CIVILIZATION DIALOGUE CONFERENCE , Beijing, China (14 May 2019 - 17 May 2019)
  8. THE 5TH ZHENGHE INTERNATIONAL FORUM , State Islamic University of Sunan Ampel Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia (14 Jul 2019 - 18 Jul 2019)
  1. "WORKSHOP ON COLLABORATION WITH CHINA" PADA 29 HINGGA 30 JANUARI 2018, Nexus Hotel, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur (29 Jan 2018 - 30 Jan 2018)
  1. PROGRAM TRANSFORMASI MINDA, Aras 4, Bilik Senat Bangunan Canseleri (03 Sep 2019 - 06 Sep 2019)