PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. RUSASLINA BINTI IDRUS

Gender Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
 
  rusaslina@um.edu.my
 Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Persatuan Sains Sosial Malaysia, Academic Member, 2008, (National)
  • Institute Of Southeast Asian Studies, Fellow, 2013 to 2014, (International)
  • Kajian Malaysia, Article Reviewer, 2015, (National)
  • Association of Asian Studies, Academic Member, 2015, (International)
  • UMCARES, Fellow, 2018 to 2018, (University)
  • Indonesia and the Malay World, Article Reviewer, 2018 to 2019, (International)
  • Institut Wanita Berdaya, Consultant, 2018 to 2018, (University)
  • National Chiao Tung University, Consultant, 2018 to 2019, (International)

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


  • Panel Penilai dan Penasihat, UMCARES, University Malaya, 01/08/2015 to 31/07/2017
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 07/07/2014 to 31/08/2016
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Semakan Kurikulum Rancangan Pengajian Gender, Faculty, 04/12/2013 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Semakan Kurikulum Rancangan Pengajian Gender)
  • Auditor, Audit Dalaman Universiti, University Malaya, 06/05/2013 to 23/09/2013
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kualiti Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Faculty, 01/03/2013 to 28/02/2015 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Kualiti Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa, Jawatankuasa Penyelidikan, Penerbitan, Persidangan dan Perundingan, Faculty, 01/02/2013 to 31/01/2014 (Ahli Jawatankuasa, Jawatankuasa Penyelidikan, Penerbitan, Persidangan dan Perundingan)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa, Jawatankuasa Ijazah Dasar, Faculty, 15/01/2013 (Wakil Rancangan untuk Jawatankuasa Ijazah Dasar)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Social Anthropology (Gender, Political Ecology, Legal Anthropology, Indigenous peoples, Orang Asli, Women in history, Subaltern studies)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2018
  • Overview of Women’s and Gender Studies in Malaysia / Editors: Cecilia Ng, Rusaslina Idrus, and Lai Wan Teng 
Chapter in Book

2015
  • Thambiah, Shanthi; Zanisah Man; Rusaslina Idrus. 2015. Orang Asli Women Negotiating Education and Identity: Creating a Vision of the Self with Socially Available Possibilities. Edited by Kirk Endicott, NUS Press 

2014
  • Idrus, Rusaslina (2014), "Transforming the Orang Asli Development Policy" in Transforming Malaysia: Ideas for the Next Decade, Sanchita Basu and Lee Poh Onn, Eds. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 

2013
  • Idrus, R. 2013. Left Behind: Orang Asli under the New Economic Policy in The New Economic Policy in Malaysia: Affirmative Action, Ethnic Inequality and Social Justice. Eds.Terence Gomez and Johan Saravanamuttu, SIRD, NUS Press and ISEAS Publication. 
  • Idrus, R. 2013. Hang Tuah Revisited, in Figures of Southeast Asian Modernity, Barker et al. Eds. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. 

2011
  • Idrus, R., 2011, Malays and Orang Asli: Contesting Indigeneity in Melayu: Politics, Poetics and Paradoxes of Race, Maznah Mohamad and Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied, Eds. Singapore: NUS Press 

1999
  • Idrus, R. and J. Nais. 1999, �Country paper-Malaysia� in Collaborative Management of Protected Areas in the Asian Region Oli, Krishna Prasad, Ed. Kathmandu: IUCN Nepal. 
Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Rusaslina Idrus. 2018. Becoming Arab: Creole histories and modern identity in the Malay world (Book review). Kajian Malaysia 36(2): 165–167. https://doi.org/10.21315/ km2018.36.2.8 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2016
  • Idrus, Rusaslina. The Multicultural Hang Tuah: Cybermyth and Popular History Making in Malaysia. Indonesia and The Malay World. (17 February 2016) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Idrus, R. Book review: Temiar Religion, 1964-2012: Enchantment, Disenchantment and Re-enchantment in Malaysia's Uplands, Singapore: NUS Press by Geoffrey Benjamin. Asian Journal of Social Science. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Idrus, Rusaslina, 2016. Book review: Humanizing the Sacred: Sisters in Islam and the Struggle for Gender Justice in Malaysia by Azza Basaruddin. Contemporary Southeast Asia. Vol 38 (3):546-48 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Idrus, R, 2011, Review of Submitting to God: Women and Islam in Urban Malaysia by Slyva Frisk, American Anthropologist, Pp 672-673 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Idrus, R, 2011, Review of Leaves of the Same Tree by Leonard Andaya, Sojourn. October 2011. Pp 345-348. 
  • Idrus, R, 2011, The Discourse of Protection and the Orang Asli in Malaysia, in Kajian Malaysia, Vol. 29, No.1, Special Issue, Abdul Rahman Embong and Chin Yee Whah, Eds. Pp. 53-74 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2010
  • Idrus, R, 2010, Invited commentary to "Indigeneity, Capitalism, and Countermovements" by Tania Li, Current Anthropology, Vol.51, No.3, June 2010, Pp.403-404 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Idrus, R. 2010, �Indigenous Rights and Citizenship in Malaysia,� Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Vol.33, No.1, May 2010, pp. 89-108 (ISI-Indexed)
Technical Report
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

2013
  • Keep calm and vote, 4 May 2013. Elections roundtable, Info Pilihanraya Malaysia. 
  • The great dog debate revisited, 4 August 2013. The Malaysian Insider. 
  • Time to listen to the people, 15 April 2013, Elections roundtable, Info Pilihanraya Malaysia. 

2011
  • Interview on Indigenous land rights court case in Sarawak. Channel News Asia. 28 April 2011. 

2010
  • Basic human rights for the Orang Asli, 10 March 2010, Malaysian Insider 
  • Malaysia as a role model: what not to do, 15 Jan 2010, Malaysian Insider 
  • This land is our land (Orang Asli land crisis), 6 May 2010, Malaysian Insider 
  • A village's fight against 'drowning' by development, 14 August 2010, Straits Times (Singapore) 
Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)

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


  • Beyond Resistance And Acquiescence : Indigenous Rights And Citizenship In Malaysia., Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Digital Stories To Advocate For And To Improve Orang Asli Education Experience, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019, RU Geran - UMCares, (National)
  • Suara Saya, Cerita Saya: Pengunaan Cerita Digital Untuk Memberi Ruangan Bersuara Dan Memperkasa Belia Orang Asli, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, RU Geran - UMCares, (National)
  • My Voice, My Story: A Digital Storytelling Project To Empower Orang Asli Youth Children, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2016, RU Geran, (National)
  • Peaceful Activism: A Rhetorical Analysis of Women and Social Change in Malaysia, Consultant, 2016 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Traditional Knowledge: Nurturing Indigenous Niches, R&D and Domestic Industries (henceforth " Traditional Knowledge Project"), Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Changes In Livelihood Strategies And Access To Justice For Indigenous Women, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), (University)

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


  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Anugerah Cemerlang Universiti Malaya- Ketegori Jalinan Masyarakat, University Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • The Star Golden Heart Award, The Star Foundation, 2016, (National)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2016, (University)

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


  • Coordinator, Kedai Jalanan, (Community), 22/03/2015 until  
  • Board of Directors, Pusat Sejarah Rakyat, (Country), 04/08/2013 until 31/12/2017
  • Coordinator and co-founder, Sejarah Wanita.org, (Country), 22/03/2013 until 31/12/2018
  • Coordinator and Founder, Mari Kita Membaca, (Community), 01/09/2010 until 31/12/2017

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


FIRST DEGREE
  • GENDER, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, 2013/2014(1), 35, 0
  • GENDER AND SOSIAL WORK FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, 2012/2013(2), 26, 0
  • GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT, 2012/2013(2), 38, 0