Curriculum Vitae

PROF. DR. SHANTHI A/P THAMBIAH

Honorary Professor
  • Gender Studies
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND GENDER STUDIES
    cultural change, changing gender relations, changing gender roles in the family, gender and work, transnational migration and emotions

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD, (Anthropology)
    Hull University, Hull, UK
  • MPHIL, (Antropologi)
    Cambridge University, United Kingdom
  • BA, (Pengajian Asia Tenggara)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Ijazah Tinggi Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial
    01 Oct 2020 - 30 Sep 2022 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Acting Head of Department
    29 Sep 2021 - 29 Sep 2022 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Jawatankuasa Rayuan Fakulti
    07 May 2021 - 07 May 2022 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Committee Member Jawatankuasa Rayuan Universiti Malaya, JKRU
    22 Nov 2018 - 22 Nov 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Committee Member, Jawatan Kuasa Rayuan Universiti Malaya, JKRU
    22 Oct 2018 - 22 Oct 2020 (University Malaya)
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree
    01 Sep 2017 - 31 Aug 2018 (Dean Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree
    01 Sep 2016 - 31 Aug 2017 (Dean Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree
    01 Sep 2015 - 31 Aug 2016 (Dean Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Advisory Panel for the ESRC Research Cluster
    18 Jul 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 (University Malaya)
  • Member of the faculty's research ethics committee
    04 Sep 2015 - 03 Sep 2016 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree
    01 Sep 2015 - 31 Aug 2016 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Quality Manager
    08 Jul 2015 - 31 Aug 2016 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree
    01 Sep 2014 - 31 Aug 2015 (Dean Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Ahli jawatankuasa Sebutharga fakulti
    01 Nov 2014 - 31 Oct 2015 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Ipta Quality Assurance Section Manager
    01 Sep 2014 - 31 Aug 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Deputy Dean of Higher Degree
    01 Sep 2014 - 31 Aug 2015 (University Malaya)
  • Acting Deputy Dean of Higher Degree
    07 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014 (Dean Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head of Department
    01 Jan 2012 - 31 Aug 2012 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head Coordinator
    01 Sep 2010 - 31 Aug 2012 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head Coordinator
    31 Aug 2009 - 31 Aug 2010 (Dean Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head Coordinator
    02 May 2009 - 31 Aug 2009 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head Coordinator
    13 Aug 2006 - 13 Aug 2007 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head Coordinator
    13 Aug 2004 - 13 Aug 2006 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head Coordinator
    13 Aug 2002 - 13 Aug 2004 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
  • Head Coordinator
    13 Dec 2000 - 13 Aug 2001 (Gender Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • THE JOURNAL SARJANA, FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, CHIEF EDITOR/ EDITOR IN CHIEF
    2018 to 2021 (University)
  • MEMBER OF THE DRAFTING COMMITTEE OF THE GENDER EQUALITY ACT, MINISTRY OF WOMEN, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, MALAYSIA, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2019 to 2020 (National)
  • NAM INSTITUTE FOR THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    2006 to 2019 (National)
  • THE JOURNAL SARJANA, FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, CHIEF EDITOR/ EDITOR IN CHIEF
    2017 to 2018 (University)
  • PANEL PENASIHAT KLUSTER PENYELIDIKAN ESRC, ADVISOR
    2016 to 2016 (University)
  • AHLI PANEL PENASIHAT INSTITUT KAJIAN DAN LATIHAN INTEGRASI NASIONAL (IKLIN), ADVISORY BOARD
    2010 to 2012 (National)
  • NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SENIOR CITIZENS, ASSOCIATE MEMBER
    2005 to 2006 (National)
  • FULBRIGHT ALUMNI, MEMBER
    2005 to present (International)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION, COMMITTEE MEMBER
    1996 to 2002 (National)
  • SOUTHEAST ASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR GENDER STUDIES, MALAYSIAN BRANCH (SAMA), COMMITTEE MEMBER
    1996 to 1999 (National)
  • CHEVENING ALUMNI, M?SIA, LIFE MEMBER
    2005 to present (National)
  • ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN GRADUATES, M?SIA, LIFE MEMBER
    2005 to present (National)
  • MALAYSIAN SOCIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION, LIFE MEMBER
    1996 to present (National)
  • SOUTHEAST ASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR GENDER STUDIES, MALAYSIAN BRANCH (SAMA), , LIFE MEMBER
    1996 to present (National)
  • HULL ALUMNI, LIFE MEMBER
    1996 to present (International)
  • CAMBRIDGE ALUMNI, LIFE MEMBER
    1996 to present (International)
  • NEWNHAM COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE ALUMNI, LIFE MEMBER
     (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • DISTINGUISH FELLOWSHIP
    Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2021 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2021 (University)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2019 (University)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2015 (University)
  • Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute
    National Universty of Singapore, 2013 (International)
  • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD
    University of Malaya, 2011 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2008 (University)
  • Asian Public Intellectual Fellowship, University of Kyoto
    Nippon Foundation Fellowship, 2008 (International)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2005 (University)
  • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE
    University of Malaya, 2003 (University)
  • Fulbright Malaysian Scholar Award, University of California, Berkeley
    Bureau of Educational Cultural Affairs of the United States of America and the Department of State, 2002 (International)
  • Divisional Visiting Fellow Research Unit for the Study of Societies In Change (RUSSIC)
    Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, 2001 (International)
  • The Evans Fund Field Research Award (for Ph.D)
    Department of Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 1991 (International)
  • The Aubrey Jaspan Field Research Award (for Ph.D)
    Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hull, U.K., 1991 (International)
  • The Emslie Horniman Award (for Ph.D)
    The Royal Anthropological Institute, U.K., 1991 (International)
  • The University of Hull Overseas Student Award (for Ph.D)
    The University of Hull, UK, 1991 (International)
  • The British High Commissioner sChevening Award(for P.hd)
    The British High Commissioner, British Council, 1991 (International)
  • Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Award (ODA) (for M.Phil degree)
    University of Cambridge, 1988 (International)
  • University of Malaya Senior Scholarship (merit)
    University of Malaya, 1987 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Khan, Saeeda; Thambiah, Shanthi; Khoo, Ying Hooi (2023). Women's Agency as Reason for Life Threats Among the Pashtuns in Pakistan: Narratives of Women Fleeing Honor Killing and Masculine Domination, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN. . doi:10.1177/10778012221092468
  2. Spitzer, Denise L.; Thambiah, Shanthi; Wong, Yut Lin; Kaundan, Manimaran Krishnan (2023). Globalization and the health and well-being of migrant domestic workers in Malaysia, GLOBALIZATION AND HEALTH. 19(1). doi:10.1186/s12992-023-00925-w
  3. Khoso, A., Thambiah, S., & Hussin, H. (2020). Social practices of Pakistani migrant workers in Malaysia: Conserving and transforming transnational affect. Emotion Space and Society, 37, 9. doi: 10.1016/j.emospa.2020.100742
  4. Man, Z., & Thambiah, S. (2020). Kinship and Semelai Residential Arrangements: Belonging to Village and the Resilience of Communal Land Tenure in Tasek Bera, Malaysia. Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, 21(4), 315-331. doi: 10.1080/14442213.2020.1795239
  5. Agha, S. S., Thambiah, S., Chakraborty, K. (2019). Children?s agency in accessing for spaces of play in an urban high-rise community in Malaysia. Childrens Geographies, 17(6), 691-704. doi:10.1080/14733285.2019.1574335
  6. Chakraborty, K., Thambiah, S., Arumugam, J. (2018). Estate youth and complicated migration in Malaysias oil palm plantations: the emotions of leaving and connecting back. Childrens Geographies, 16(6), 642-653. doi:10.1080/14733285.2018.1479514
  7. Thambiah, S., Chopil, T. Y., Lian, R. L. Y. (2018). Reclaiming the Eclipsed Female in the Sacred Semai Womens Religious Knowledge and Its Connection to Their Rights to the Land, in Malaysia. Bijdragen Tot De Taal- Land- En Volkenkunde, 174(2-3), 264-290. doi:10.1163/22134379-17402002
  8. Thambiah, S. (2016). BHUKET MATERIAL CULTURE AND KAYAN STRATIFICATION IN SARAWAK, MALAYSIA Mats and baskets as instruments of social differentiation, Indonesia and the Malay World. 44(130307-326), Article
  9. Thambiah, S., Chakraborty, K., Sarker, R. (2016). Negotiating male gatekeeper violence in team-based research on Bangladeshi migrant women in Malaysia, Gender Place and Culture. 23(81150-1163), Article
  10. Thambiah, Shanthi; Man, Zanisah; Idrus, Rusaslina (2016). Orang Asli Women Negotiating Education and Identity: Creating a Vision of the Self with Socially Available Possibilities, MALAYSIA'S ORIGINAL PEOPLE: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE ORANG ASLI. , 449-468
  11. Thambiah, S. (2010). The Productive and Non-(Re) productive Women: Sites of Economic Growth in Malaysia, Asian Women. 26(2), 49-76
  12. Thambiah, S. (1997). Household formation and egalitarian gender relations among the Bhuket of central Borneo, Asian Journal of Womens Studies. 3(3), 101-126
ESCI
  1. Idrus, Rusaslina; Chua, Liana; Bala, Poline; Buadaeng, Kwanchewan; Egay, Kelvin; Leepreecha, Prasit; Lumenta, Dave; Man, Zanisah; Mitot, Kendy; Paredes, Oona; Thambiah, Shanthi; Somiah, Vilashini (2022). Views from the Ground: Reflections on Studying Indigeneity in Southeast Asia, SOJOURN-JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ISSUES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA. 37(1), 113-127. doi:10.1355/sj37-1e
Others
  1. Thambiah, S. (2023). [Review of the book Fleeting Agencies: A Social History of Indian Coolie Women in British Malaya, by Arunima Datta]. Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 96(2), 126-128. https://doi.org/10.1353/ras.2023.a916918. (ISI)
  2. Kabita Chakraborty & Shanthi Thambiah (2018) Children and young people's emotions of migration across Asia, Children's Geographies, DOI: 10.1080/14733285.2018.1503231 (ISI)
  3. Y.L. Wong, S. Thambiah, D. Spitzer, S.S.H. Nudin. Physical & Psychosocial Stressors, Buffers & Resilience Affecting Health of Female Foreign Domestic Workers (FDW). Int. J. Behav. Med. 2014, 21 (Suppl 1):S190-191. (abstract) (ISI-Cited Publication)
  4. Thambiah, Shanthi. (2012). Book Review. Brooks, Ann and Theresa Devesahayam (2011). Gender, Emotions and Labour Markets: Asian and Western Perspective. London: Routledge, in Asian Journal of Social Sciences, 40 (2012), 268-269. (ISI-Cited)
  5. Mohammad Redzuan Othman & Shanthi Thambiah. 2010. Doing Gender Studies and Selected Issues in the Study of Gender: An Introduction, SARJANA, Vol. 25 (special issue), November 2010, pg 1-5
  6. Ruhana Padzil, Shanthi Thambiah, Pauline I Erera & Maimuna Hamid Merican. 2010. Motivation to do Gender Studies and its Impact on Employment and Graduate Studies: A Study of the Graduates of the Gender Studies Program, University of Malaya, SARJANA, Vol. 25 (special issue), Number 3, November 2010, pg 43-54
  7. Shanthi Thambiah. 2010. The Development and Growth of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, SARJANA, Vol. 25 , Number 3,(special issue), November 2010, pg 7-26
  8. Thambiah, Shanthi.2006. A Book Review of Anthony R. Walker, (ed). Leadership, Justice and Politics at the Grassroots (Contributions to Southeast Asian Ethnography, No. 12, 2004), Columbus, Ohio, in the Journal Asia Anthropologist, Vol 5, 2006, pp. 186- 189. Hong Kong: the Chinese University Press.
  9. Thambiah, Shanthi.2000. A Book Review of Ng, Choon Sim Cecilia, 1999, Positioning Women in Malaysia: Class and Gender in an Industrializing State. London: Macmillan Press Ltd, in Gender, Technology and Development. Vol 4(2), 2000, pp. 291-295 New Delhi/Thousand Oak/London: Sage Publications.(Scopus Cited Publication)
  10. Thambiah, Shanthi.2000. Trends in Women's Studies and Gender Studies in Malaysia, Journal of Asian Women s Studies, Kitakyushu Forum on Asian Women. December 2000, Vol. 9, pp. 86-93 (in English and Japanese)
  11. Thambiah, Shanthi. 1999. Transcending Gender Roles in the Domestic Realm: Some Emerging Trends among Malaysian Families, Asian Women. December 1999 Vol. 9, pg. 125-150. (with Rokiah Talib)(ISI-Cited Publication)
  12. Thambiah, Shanthi. 1998. Redefining Feminism , Woman At Work, Aug/September 1998, pp. 18-19.
Books
  1. Thambiah, Shanthi & Nik Safiah Karim.(forthcoming) English-Malay Annotated Gender Glossary. pg 1-250
  2. Thambiah, Shanthi. ( sent for publication ), Culture as Adaptation: Change among the Bhuket of Sarawak , Ph.D. thesis
  3. Chakraborty, Kabita & Thambah, Shanthi (2018) (eds). Special Issue Journal Children's Geographies. Children and Young People's Emotions of Migration Across Asia. UK: Routledge
  4. Thambiah, Shanthi & Raihanah Abdullah (eds). 2010. Doing Gender Studies and Selected Issues in the Study of Gender. Special Issue of the Journal SARJANA. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya.
  5. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2007. Gender Mainstreaming in Development Planning: Concepts, Approaches, Strategies and Tools: A Course Module. Kuala Lumpur: NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development. pg 1-162
  6. Thambiah, Shanthi and Rokiah Talib(eds). 1998. Gender, Budaya dan Masyarakat. Kuala Lumpur: Rancangan Pengajian Gender, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial, Universiti Malaya.
Chapter in Books
  1. Thambiah, S., Loh, B.Y. (2023). Confronting Malaysian Indian Stereotypes and State Neglect: The SuguPavithra Episode Within Mainstream National Discourse. In: Loh, B.Y., Chin, J. (eds) New Media in the Margins. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.
  2. Hanafi Hussin, Shanthi Thambiah (2022). Material Culture and Heritage Management among the Jakun. In S. Pillai, Hanafi Hussin & Roshidah Hassan (Eds.), Selected research on Orang Asli communities (25-42). Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press.
  3. Saigaran, N. G., & Thambiah, S. Malaysian Indian Women's Education and Their Marginalisation: An Intersectional Analysis. In Nagappan, R., & Mukherjee, H (Eds.), Malaysian Indians and Education: Reimagined Development Opportunities (pp. 100-119). Routledge.
  4. Thambiah, S. (2020). Revisiting the Question of Rank and Egalitarianism in Borneo among the Bhuket of Sarawak, in Ooi Keat Gin (ed), Borneo and Sulawesi: Indigenous Peoples, Empires and Area Studies, London: Routledge
  5. Thambiah & tan (2019) Globalization and Increased Informalization of Labor: Women in the Informal Economy in Malaysia, in Mehrangiz N & Linda L. Lindey (eds), Women of Asia: Globalization, Development and Gender Equity. UK Taylor Francis Routledge
  6. Thambiah, Shanthi, Zanisah Man & Rusaslina Idrus. 2016. Orang Asli Women Negotiating Education and Identity: Creating a Vision of the Self with Socially Available Possibilities, in Kirk Endicott (ed), Malaysia's Original People:Past Present and Future of the Orang Asli, Singapore:NUS Press.
  7. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2016. Malaysian Women in the Workforce and Poverty Eradication: Economic Growth with Equity, in Om Prakash Mathur (ed), State of the Urban Poor Report 2015: Gender and Urban Poverty. New Delhi: Oxford University Press
  8. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2015. Mobile and Changing Livelihoods Constituting Gender among the Hunter- Gatherer Bhuket of Sarawak, in Ragnhild Lun, Philippe Doneys & Bernadette P. Resurreccion (eds), Gendered Entanglements: Revisiting Gender in Rapidly Changing Asia, Denmark: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press, NIAS
  9. Tan Beng Hui & Thambiah, Shanthi. 2014. Women and inclusive growth in Malaysia. In Kamal Salih, Lee Hwok Aun & Muhammed Abdul Khalid (eds). Malaysia Human Development Report: Redesigning an inclusive future, pg 187-209. Kuala Lumpur: United Nations Development Programme, Malaysia
  10. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2012. Between Malay Kinship and Islamic Marriages: Negotiating Polygamy from Past to Present in Malaysia, in Yoko Hayami, Junko Koizumi, Chalidaporn Songsampan & Ratana Tosakul (eds), The Family in Flux in Southeast Asia: Institutions, Ideology, Practice, Kyoto University Press and Silkworm Books.
  11. Thambiah Shanthi 2009. Women's Contribution to the Malaysian Economy and Their Changing Roles: The Need for Gender Responsive Policies in Nungsari Ahmad Radhi and Suryani Senja Alias (eds), Readings on Development: Malaysia 2057.Uncommon Voices, Common Aspirations. Khazanah Merdeka Series, Khazanah Nasional , Kuala Lumpur. pg 229-240
  12. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2009. The Paradoxes of Diversity and Commonality in Identity Formation: The Ethnicisation of the Bhuket of Sarawak in Lim Teck Ghee, Alberto Gomes and Azly Rahman (eds), Multiethnic Malaysia: Past, Present and Future, UCSI & SIRD, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, pg 323-345.
  13. Thambiah, Shanthi. (2008). Gender Studies Programme: University of Malaya in Cecilia Ng & Rasidah Shuib (eds), A Profile of Women and Gender Studies in Malaysia. Penang: Women's Development Research Centre, University Sains Malaysia
  14. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2007. The Emergence of the Ethnic Category Bhuket: Diversity and the Collective Hunter-Gatherer Identity in Borneo in Sercombe, Peter & Sellato, Bernard (eds), Beyond the Green Myth: Borneo s Hunter-Gatherers in the 21st Century. Denmark: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press,NIAS, pg 91-109
  15. Thambiah, Shanthi, Carol Yong and Wong Yut Lin. 2006. Gender, Development and Population Dynamics: Its Implications on Malaysian Women , in Tey Nei Peng and Wong Yut Lin (eds), Our People Our Future. , Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Malaya Press.
  16. Thambiah Shanthi. 2005. Dayaks , in Carl Skutsch (ed), Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities. UK: Routledge Taylor and Francis.
  17. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2004. Country Institutional Report: Malaysia in Philip Bergstrom (ed), Women s/Gender Studies in Asia-Pacific. Bangkok: UNESCO. pg 302-316
  18. Thambiah, Shanthi & Haris Abd Wahab. 2003. , Types of Arguments: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning, in Md. Sidin Ahmad Ishak (ed), Thinking & Communication Skills: A Course Module. Kuala Lumpur: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya. pg 75-84
  19. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2002. Labu Sayong, Songket, Batik, Gawai Dayak, Kuching, Pesta Menuai and Sarawak , in Levinson, David & Karen Christenson, et. al, (eds), Encyclopedia of Modern Asia. New York: Charles Scribner s Sons.
  20. Thambiah, Shanthi. 1999. Women and Work in the Information Age: Leveling the Playing Field in Malaysia? in Maimunah Ismail and Aminah Ahmad (eds), Women and Work: Challenges in Industrializing Nations, London: Asean Academic Press. pg. 81-105. (with Cecilia Ng Choon Sim)
  21. Thambiah, Shanthi.1999. Orang Asli Women and Men in Transition, in Jomo K.S. (ed), Rethinking Malaysia: Malaysian Studies I, Hong Kong: Asia 2000, . pg. 267- 292.
  22. Thambiah, Shanthi. 1998. Cultural Diversity and Indigenous Peoples, in Kua Kia Soong (ed), Mother Tongue Education of Malaysian Ethnic Minorities. Selangor: Dong Jiao Zong Higher Learning Centre. pg. 17-25.
Article in Proceeding
  1. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2016. Gender in Southeast Asia: A Fluid, Contested and Negotiable Conceptual Field. Proceedings of the International Conference of ISEAS/BUFS: Revisiting and Reconstructing Southeast Asian Characteristics. pg 27-39
  2. Thambiah, Shanthi, Maimuna Hamid Merican & Ruhana Padzil. 2011. Teaching Gender and Social Justice at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, Bellagio Compendium www.catunescomujer.org/catunesco- mujer/documents/bellagio_compendium_9_dec_final.pdf#pag e=56 Pg 56-69
  3. Thambiah, Shanthi (2010) Fertility Decline and Transformation of Intimacy in Malaysia and Japan: A Comparative Study, Proceedings of the Regional Workshop for the Asian Public Intellectual, Osaka, Japan
  4. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2006. Work, Family and Gender in Malaysia: Women's Employment and its Consequence for the Economy and the Family , in Jamilah Ariffin (ed), Facing Up to Global Challenges: Building Resilient Families and Caring Communities in a Troubled World. Johor: APFAM& YPK. pg 334-352
  5. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2002. Dampak Globalisasi Terhadap Budaya Pribumi: Pessimism Sentimental, in Mohd. Yusof Kasim and Sabihah Osman (eds), Sabah dan Sarawak dalam Arus Globalisasi, IKMAS, Bangi: UKM Press, pg 119-125
  6. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2000. Collective Representation and Individual Experience: The Bhuket of Sarawak and the Individuation of their Religion in Borneo 2000, Michael Leigh (ed), Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial Borneo Research Conference,. Kuching: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, pg 330-355.
Other Publications
  1. (2022) Migration and Human Rights in ASEAN: Migration management for the most vulnerable groups within ASEAN. A Study of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) - Policy Paper
  2. Benjamin Loh and Shanthi Thambiah. October 5, 2022 17:00 JST. OPINION Malaysian women should be equally entitled to pass on citizenship: Courts divided on issue of children born overseas to foreign fathers. NIKKEI ASIA. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  3. (2021). A Study on Malaysian Public Attitudes and Perceptions towards Violence Against Women (VAW). Petaling Jaya Selangor: WAO - Standard
  4. Thambiah, S; tan beng hui & Vilasi Somiah (2019). CSO Bejing +25 Report. NCWO - Technical Report
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXL7PDcj0rg - Youtube
  6. (2014) Study to support the development of national policies and programmes to increase and retain the participation of women in the Malaysian labour force: Key findings and recommendations - Policy Paper
  7. Thambiah, Shanthi and Ibrahim Ismail (eds). 2011. Vivienne SM. Angeles, A Case for Inter-Civilizational Dialogue: Labour Migration, Islam and Gender Roles in a Muslim Community in the Philippines, Monograph Series, Centre for Civilisational Dialogue, No. 21, 2011, pg 1-46. - Monograph
  8. Thambiah, Shanthi, Experiencing the Politics of Location and Locating the Politics of Experience: Post-coloniality and Doing Anthropology in Malaysia - Unpublished Writting Works
  9. Thambiah, Shanthi, Rethinking Kinship and Gender Theories: An Examination of the Orang Asli Notions of Relatedness - Unpublished Writting Works
  10. Thambiah, Shanthi. Women, Families and Economic Restructuring in Malaysia and Singapore: A Reflection of Two Gendered Societies - Unpublished Writting Works
  11. Television program. 2008. Fast Forward RTM 1 - Women Voters - 19 February 2008 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  12. Television Program. 2006. Debat Perdana RTM 1 - Dimensi Gender Dalam Acuan Rancangan Malaysia Ke-9 - 13 August 2006 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  13. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2005. Article 11 on Employment and Article 13 on Social and Economic Rights in Malaysian Non Governmental Organisations Shadow Report: Reviewing the Government's Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Kuala Lumpur:NCWO (with Maria Chin Abdullah, Cecilia Ng, Jean Lim, Norlaila Aslah) - Technical Report
  14. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2004. Halangan untuk Dekatkan Wanita dengan Kuasa MASSA. 3-9 April 2004. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  15. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2004. Women in a Changing Country (Book Review). The Star 11 July 2004 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  16. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2004. Apa Makna Keputusan Pilihanraya 2004 . Edisi Khas MASSA 27 March-2 April - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  17. Television Program. 2002. Minda Wanita RTM 1 - Sekadar di Pinggiran. August 2002 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  18. Television Program. 2002. Minda Wanita RTM 1- Impian dan Harapan. Disember 2002 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  19. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2002. Single Mothers: Survivors of Domestic Violence. Petaling Jaya: Women s Aid Organisation. (with Shoba Aiyar, Nathalie Plante, Jessie Ang, Azlina Mohd. Lazim, Sundandara S. Nathan, Vijayaledchumy Ramanathan and Wong Yut Lin) - Technical Report
  20. Thambiah, Shanthi. 2000. Toil of the Migrant Women . The Star (Millennium Markers) 18 September 2000. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  21. Thambiah, Shanthi. 1999. Drawing on Native Notions of Time . The Star (Millennium Markers) 12 July 1999. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  22. Thambiah, Shanthi. 1999. Enter Imperialism: The White Rajah and the Great Kajang Massacre . The Star (Millennium Markers) 9 August 1999. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  23. Thambiah, Shanthi. 1999. Formation of Identity in Sarawak . The Star (Millennium Markers) 4 October 1999 - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  24. Thambiah, Shanthi. 1999. Towards a More Human Future . The Star (Millennium Markers) 21 December 1999. - Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)
  25. Thambiah, Shanthi.1998. Feminisme dan Epistemologi: Pewarisan Ilmu untuk Masa Depan? , in Rokiah Talib & Thambiah, Shanthi (eds), Gender, Budaya dan Masyarakat. Kuala Lumpur: Rancangan Pengajian Gender, Universiti Malaya. pg. 222-247. Translated from John Holmwood's Feminism and Epistemology: What Kind of Successor Science? , Sociology, Vol 29 No. 3 August 1995 pgs 411-428. - Translations
  26. Thambiah, Shanthi.1998. Keibubapaan dan Hubungan Intim, in Rokiah Talib & Thambiah, Shanthi. (eds) Gender, Budaya dan Masyarakat.Kuala Lumpur: Rancangan Pengajian Gender, Universiti Malaya.pg 56-85.Translated and Adapted from Lynn Jamieson's Parenting and Intimacy (chapter 3) in Intimacy: Personal Relationships in Modern Societies, Cambridge: Polity Press. 1998, pg 43-62. - Translations
  27. Thambiah, Shanthi.1998. Pembentukan Isi Rumah dan Hubungan Gender yang Egalitarian di Kalangan Masyarakat Bhuket di Borneo Tengah , in Rokiah Talib & Thambiah, Shanthi (eds), Gender, Budaya dan Masyarakat, Kuala Lumpur: Rancangan Pengajian Gender, Universiti Malaya. pg. 32-55 translated from Shanthi Thambiah's "Household Formation and Egalitarian Gender Relations among the Bhuket of Central Borneo", Asian Journal of Women's Studies. Vol 3. No. 3 1997, pg 101-126. - Translations

RESEARCH INTEREST


  • The Changing Policy Domain and its Impact on Women (feminist policies, policy clashes in gender related issues, gender sensitive policies)
  • Gender, Family and Work (Women employment, changing gender roles, public and private domain)
  • Indigenous Women and Changing Gender Relations (Orang Asli and the Natives of Sarawak) (Changing gender relations, social change, postion and status of indigenous/tribal women)

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2022 - 2024, University Grant
    Unpacking Intergenerational Poverty Transmission: The Connection Between Resilience And Capability In Influencing Social Mobility Of Malaysian Indian Women And Their Children ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2022 - 2024, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-SAH
    WP1: Understanding Women?s Narratives and Strengthening Women?s Participation and Empowerment in Economic Development ( Co-Researcher)
  3. 2020 - 2021, Covid-19 Special Research Grant
    Covid 19: Mental Wellbeing For Community ( Co-Researcher)
  4. 2017 - 2020, Bantuan Khas Penyelidikan (BKP Special)
    Heritage As A Process And Meaning Making: The Betel Leaves And Betel Quid In Malay Society ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  5. 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program
    Family History And The Historiography Of Southeast Asia: Missing Links And Future Dialogues Across Disciplines ( Co-Researcher)
  6. 2013 - 2015, Others MOHE
    Geran Sanjungan Penyelidikan - Mo004-2013 ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  7. 2013 - 2015, RU Geran
    Women's Migration From And Across Asia For Work ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  8. 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - SBS (Equitable Society)
    The Everyday Lives of Bangladeshi Female Migrant Workers in Malaysia: Negotiating Identity and Mobility ( Co-Researcher)
  9. 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    MIGRATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF INDIAN PLANTATION WORKERS ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  10. 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    WHEN HOME IS NETWORKED FOR WORK: A STUDY OF ICT ENABLED HOME-BASED WORK AMONG WOMEN IN MALAYSIA ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  11. 2009 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    WOMEN IN VILLAGE GOVERNANCE IN MINANGKABAU, WEST SUMATRA, INDONESIA ( Main Supervisor)
  12. 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    CHANGING GENDER ROLES: BANGLADESHI MIGRANT WORKERS IN MALAYSIA ( Main Supervisor)
  13. 2010 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    PERANAN DAN KEBERKESANAN NGO WANITA DALAM MENANGANI ISU PERCERAIAN: SATU KAJIAN KE ATAS MASYARAKAT MELAYU DI KUALA LUMPUR ( Main Supervisor)
  14. 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    CHANGING GENDER ROLES : BANGLADESH MIGRANT WORKERS IN MALAYSIA ( Main Supervisor)
  15. 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    GENDER EQUALITY IN SPORTS: A STUDY SELECTION OF SCHOOLS IN THE KLANG VALLEY ( Main Supervisor)
  16. 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    BEHIND THE BARS: AH EXPLORATORY STUDY ABOUT WOMEN PRISONERS IN SINDH, PAKISTAN ( Main Supervisor)
  17. 2008 - 2009, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    KEMISKINAN DAN WANITA : SATU KAJIAN KES DI KAWASAN PERUMAHAN KOS RENDAH DI SEKITAR LEMBAH KLANG ( Main Supervisor)
  18. 2006 - 2008, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    A STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF POLYGAMY ON QUALITY OF FAMILY LIFE ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  19. 2007 - 2008, MOSTI-Science Fund
    FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKERS: IMPACT ON MALAYSIAN FAMILIES AND GENDER RELATIONS ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  20. 2007 - 2008, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    BALANCING PAID WORK AND CARE RESPONSIBILITIES: A GENDER, GRADE AND GENERATIONAL PERSPECTIVE IN THE MALAYSIA CIVIL SERVICE ( Main Supervisor)
  21. 2007 - 2008, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research
    MAIDS, WIVES, HUSBANDS : A STUDY OF CONFLICT, COMPETITION AND SHARING OF FAMILY ROLES IN KLANG VALLEY ( Main Supervisor)
  22. 2017 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
    Heritage As A Process And Meaning Making: The Betel Leaves And Betel Quid In Malay Society (22/12/2017 to 21/04/2019) Project No : BKS097-2017 ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  23. 2017 - 2019, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
    RECONCEPTUALIZING MATERIAL CULTURE HERITAGE MANAGEMENT: SALVAGING THE WEAVING ART OF TIKAR AND KELARAI AMONG THE JAKUN OF KAMPUNG PETA, JOHOR ( Consultant)
  24. 2006 - 2008, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    A Study on the Impact of Polygamy on the Quality of Family Life Among Muslims in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  25. 2007 - 2008, Center for Poverty and Development Studies
    A Study of Poverty, Economic Activities and Livelihood Strategies from a Gender Perspective in the Loagan Bunut National Park, Sarawak. ( Consultant)
  26. 2007 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    The Impact of Gender Studies on Work, Life and Relationships: A Study of the Graduates of the Gender Studies Programme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya ( Consultant)
  27. 2001 - 2002
    Gender and Material Culture in Sarawak ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  28. 2001 - 2002, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Mothers Matter: Orang Asli Maternal Health and the Future of the Next Generation ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  29. 2000 - 2001, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    The Devolution of Egalitarian Gender Culture and its Consequences On Orang Asli Children s Gender Typing in the Urban Fringes ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  30. 1997 - 1998, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Transcending Gender Roles in the Domestic Realms: Some Emerging Trends among Malaysia Families ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  31. 1996 - 1997, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP)
    Orang Asli Women and Men in Transition: A Study in Male and Female Adaptation to Development ( Principal Investigator(PI))
Private
  1. 2019 - 2021, Private Funding
    Sistem Pengurusan Gender Dan Indikator Sensitif Gender ( Co-Researcher)
International
  1. 2022 - 2024, IDRC, Canada, Women Rise Grant,
    Endemicity, Care, and Gender: Towards Developing Resilience in Malaysia s Essential Care Workforce and Infrastructure , University of Alberta, Canada ( Co-Researcher)
  2. 2021 - 2022, International Funding
    Refugee Women And Girls - Towards Developing A Multistakeholder Model Of Commitment To The Global Compact On Refugees ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2019 - 2021, International Funding
    Refugee Women And Girls - Key To The Global Compact Of Refugees ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  4. 2018 - 2021, International Funding
    Refugee Women and Girls: Key to The Global Compact on Refugees ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  5. 2016 - 2019, International Funding
    Translational Domestic Workers, Gender, Kinship And Relatedness In Malaysia Under The Mobility As Further Described In The Application ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  6. 2016 - 2017, International Funding
    Transnational Domestic Workers, Gender, Kinship and Relatedness in Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  7. 2014 - 2015, Peruntukan Universiti Penyelidikan
    Women's Migration From and Across Asia for Work: Histories, Emotions and Relationships in Negotiating with the Normative ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  8. 2011 - 2014, International Funding
    CHANGING ORDERS: GENDER, LIVELIHOODS, RESOURCE RIGHT AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  9. 2008 - 2014, Ministry of Health, Malaysia & University of Ottawa
    Foreign Domestic Workers in Malaysia: Exploring the Intersections of Gender, Migration and Health ( Consultant)
  10. 2007 - 2011, Global Fund for Women
    National Research Project : A Study on the Impact of Polygamy on the Quality of Family Life Amongst Muslims in Malaysia ( Consultant)
  11. 2008 - 2009, The Nippon Foundation Fellowship for Asian Public Intellectuals
    Fertility Decline and Transformation of Intimacy in Malaysia and Japan: A Comparative Study ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  12. 2005 - 2005, Commonwealth of Learning
    Boys Underachieving in Malaysia ( Principal Investigator(PI))

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Aichr Study On Migration and Human Rights in Asean Migration Management for The Most Vulnerable Groups Within Asean, AICHR, ASEAN
    01 Dec 2020 - 01 Dec 2021 (International)
  • Impact of Covid 19 On Vulnerable Groups and The Need to Design Appropriate Policy Responses - Suhakam Online Stakeholder Consultation On Covid-19 Impacts On Gender in Malaysia, 17 June 2020topic: Online Stakeholder Consultation On Covid-19 Impacts On Gender in Malaysia, Time: Jun 17, 2020 10:00 Am Kuala Lumpur, Human Rights Commission Malaysia (SUHAKAM)
    01 Dec 2020 - 01 Dec 2020 (National)
  • Consultation Meeting On The Research Publication, Supporting Brighter Futures: Young Women and Girls and Labour Migration in South-East Asia and The Pacific, Funded by The Gender Quality Branch of The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade., International Organisation for Migration (IOM), UN Migration Agency
    01 Dec 2019 - 01 Dec 2019 (International)
  • Civil Society Organisation Beijing +25 Report, National Council of Women's Organisations Malaysia (NCWO)
    01 Dec 2019 - 01 Dec 2019 (International)
  • The National Indian Blueprint, MInistry of Health
    01 Dec 2017 - 01 Dec 2017 (National)
  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (Hupa), Government of India, Together With The Support of The Goi-Dfid Project, Support to National Policies for Urban Poverty Reduction (Snpupr) Publication - State of The Urban Poor in India., Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA), Government of India
    01 Feb 2015 - 01 Feb 2015 (International)
  • National Human Development Report, UNDP and EPU
    01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2013 (National)
  • Study to Support The Development of National Policies and Programmes to Increase and Retain The Participation of Women in The Malaysian Labour Force, UNDP & Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development
    01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2013 (National)
  • Gender Focal Points Training 1&2, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development -NIEW
    01 Apr 2011 - 01 Apr 2011 (National)
  • National Action Plan to Empower Single Mothers, UNDP & JPW, Kementerian Wanita, Keluarga dan Pembangunan Masyarakat
    01 Dec 2009 - 01 Dec 2010 (National)
  • Millennium Development Goal - Mdg 3 Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women, UNDP & EPU
    01 Jan 2010 - 01 Jan 2010 (International)
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Development Planning: Concepts, Approaches, Strategies and Tools, NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women,Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development
    01 Nov 2007 - 01 Nov 2007 (International)
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Development Planning, NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women,Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development
    01 Nov 2006 - 01 Nov 2006 (International)
  • Cedaw Shadow Report, National Council of Women's Organisations (NCWO)
    01 Nov 2004 - 01 Nov 2005 (International)
  • Issue and Strategy Paper On Gender Mainstreaming Employment and Human Resource Development (for Consideration in The Ninth Malaysia Plan), Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development & UNDP
    01 Nov 2005 - 01 Nov 2005 (National)
  • National Report (Draft) On The Measures Adopted by Malaysia to Give Effect to The Convention On The Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (Cedaw), Government of Malaysia (HAWA)
    01 Nov 1997 - 01 Nov 1998 (International)

PAPER PRESENTED


PLENARY SPEAKER
  1. From gaps to opportunity - The burden of Unpaid Care Work and transformation to the Care Economy, 3rd annual Malaysia Women & Girls Forum (MWGF) 2022 by UNFPA Malaysia, UNFPA (National) (15 Dec 2022 - 15 Dec 2022)
  2. DEI in Malaysia: How Far have We progressed, Malaysian Institute of Management Crucial Conversation on Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow., Malaysian Institute of Management (National) (08 Mar 2022 - 08 Mar 2022)
  3. The Relevance of Gender Studies in the Post-Feminist Era: Implications and Challenges for Young Scholars, Genderworks Conference, Department of Gender Studies, Monash University (National) (08 Jul 2017 - 08 Jul 2017)
  4. Reflections on gender studies in post-feminist era: Implications and challenges on young scholars, KANITA INAUGURAL POSTGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GENDER STUDIES, KANITA, USM (International) (31 Oct 2012 - 01 Nov 2012)
  5. Gender, Status and Power in Polygamy: The Dominant Use of Discourse in the Novel Pujangga Melayu by Mohd Affandi Hassan 16-18 June 2010, University of Malaya Conference on Discourse and Society, , Faculty of Languages, University of Malaya (International) (16 Jun 2010 - 18 Jun 2010)
  6. Development, Conservation and Contested Terrain: Ethnicity, Livelihoods, Gender and Marginalization in the Tinjar, Sarawak, Malaysia, Re-visiting, Re-thinking Gender in Development, Workshop, Throndheim, Norway, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (International) (25 Jun 2009 - 26 Jun 2009)
  7. Main Issues and Challenges Faced by Women and Success Stories on Initiatives in NAM Member Countries, NIEW Forum 2007 Women s Empowerment: A sharing of Experiences Among NAM Member Countries In Conjunction with the Launching of NIEW, NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (International) (11 Sep 2007 - 11 Sep 2007)
  8. Women Carry the Household : The Bhuket of West Kalimantan, Indonesian Women in the Household and Beyond: Reconstructing the Boundaries, University of Leiden (International) (25 Sep 1995 - 29 Sep 1995)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Crises, Vulnerability and Poverty: The Need to Integrate Resilience and a Gender Perspective in the New Normal Development, UAC INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POVERTY, INEQUALITY & DEVELOPMENT, Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies (UAC), Universiti Malaya (International) (15 Dec 2021 - 16 Dec 2021)
  2. The Colliding Emo-Scapes of Indonesia and Malaysia Affecting Migration Governance: Emotional Connectivity and the Counter Narratives of Migrant Domestic Workers, Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre Seminar , Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre (International) (06 Oct 2021 - 06 Oct 2021)
  3. Shanthi Thambiah (paper presenter) - Adding Vulnerability to Our Understanding of Poverty: Towards a More Gender Inclusive Approach to Policy Response and Practicei , UNGKU AZIZ BROWN BAG WEBINAR SERIES 2020, , Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies (National) (24 Sep 2020 - 24 Sep 2020)
  4. Women in the Informal Economy in Malaysia, Women and Precarious Work Conference 2020 , Persatuan Sahabat Wanita (National) (26 Jul 2020 - 26 Jul 2020)
  5. The Development and Growth of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Malaya, The 4th Seminar on Gender Issues in Academia, Gender Equality Promotion Committee, Center for South East Asian Studies, Kyoto University (International) (24 Nov 2018 - 29 Nov 2018)
  6. Gender in Southeast Asia a Fluid, Contested and Negotiable Conceptual Field , Special Seminar: Frontiers of Gender Studies in Asia, Gender Equality Promotion Committee, CSEAS, Kyoto University (International) (24 Nov 2018 - 29 Nov 2018)
  7. FAMILY POLICIES FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION IN ASIA WITH A GENDER PERSPECTIVE, Expert Group Meeting on "Family policies for inclusive societies", Division for Social Policy and Development, United Nations (International) (15 May 2018 - 16 May 2018)
  8. Strengthening Gender Diversity in STEM, 21st Malaysian Education Summit 2017: Education Reset: Changing with the Times, ASLI- Asian Strategic & Leadership Institute (National) (28 Mar 2017 - 29 Mar 2017)
  9. Gender in Southeast Asia a Fluid, Contested and Negotiable Conceptual Field, International Conference of ISEAS/BUFS: Revisiting and Reconstructing Southeast Asian Characteristics, Institute for Southeast Asian Studies (BUFS) (International) (26 May 2016 - 28 May 2016)
  10. Women and Inclusive Growth: Progress and Challenges, NCWO Forum, National Council of Women's Organisations (NCWO) (National) (24 Aug 2015 - 24 Aug 2015)
  11. Men as Providers and Protectors of Women in Islam: The Need for Evidence Based Rethinking of Qiwamah, Conceptual Workshop on Developing an Egalitarian Understanding of Qiwamah and Wilayah, Amman, Jordan, Musawah (International) (24 Nov 2011 - 26 Nov 2011)
  12. Building multi-cultural dialogue in the women s movement in Malaysia, Conference on the Role of NGOs in Promoting Dialogue Across Values and Cultures, Centre for Civilisational Dialogue (National) (19 Aug 2009 - 19 Aug 2009)
  13. Motherhood and Work-Life Balance, Seminar wanita NUTP, NUTP (National) (15 Aug 2009 - 15 Aug 2009)
  14. Gender Equality and Pay Equality at Work: National and Regional Experiences and Mechanism, Ministry of Human Resources & ILO Seminar, Ministry of Human Resources & ILO (International) (20 Apr 2009 - 21 Apr 2009)
  15. The Impact of Gender Studies on Work, Life and Relationships: A Study of the Graduates of the Gender Studies Programme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, UNESCO WOMEN S STUDIES AND GENDER RESEARCH NETWORKING CONFERENCE Bangkok, 9-13 February 2009 , UNESCO (International) (09 Feb 2009 - 13 Feb 2009)
  16. Beginning a Research Project and Doing the Literature Review, Research Methodology Workshop, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya (University) (29 Mar 2008 - 29 Mar 2008)
  17. Tahap Kesihatan dan Pemakanan Wanita Orang Asli: Satu Aspek Penerusan Kemiskinan Antara Generasi, Workshop on Orang Asli Health , Center for Poverty and Development Studies Faculty of Economics and Administration, UM  (National) (26 Feb 2008 - 26 Feb 2008)
  18. The Impact of Polygamy on the Quality of Family Life Among Muslims in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia, Centre for South East Asian Studies Seminar Series, Centre for South East Asian Studies, University of Kyoto (International) (04 Feb 2008 - 09 Feb 2008)
  19. Philosophy and Human Capital Development Enhancement; Philosophy and Gender, Seminar on Philosophy East and West, Centre for Civilizational Dialogue, University of Malaya  (University) (17 Dec 2007 - 17 Dec 2007)
  20. Communicating Women's Issues in a Multi-Cultural Society, Seminar on Communicating Women's Issues in a Multi-Cultural Society, Institute of Public Relations Malaysia & Minstry of Women, Family and Community Development  (National) (30 Jul 2007 - 30 Jul 2007)
  21. Women in decision making positions and transformational leadership, Forum Women Striking the Balance in Contemporary Malaysia , Jabatan Pembangunan Wanita, Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat  (National) (26 Jul 2007 - 26 Jul 2007)
  22. Isu-isu sosial, ekonomi dan perlindungan tenaga kerja domestik Indonesia di Malaysia, Seminar Perlindungan Tenaga Kerja Indonesia di Malaysia Anjuran Dewan Perwakilan Luar Negeri Malaysia, PENITA (National) (22 Apr 2007 - 22 Apr 2007)
  23. Women in decision making positions in the private/corporate secto, SWAM International Women s Day Conference Shell Malaysia (SWAN) , Shell Malaysia (SWAN) (International) (08 Mar 2007 - 08 Mar 2007)
  24. How to do Literature Review, Rsearch methodology Seminar for post-graduate students Faculty of Law, UM , Faculty of Law, UM  (University) (18 Jan 2007 - 18 Jan 2007)
  25. Gender Sensitivity in reporting about women and health, ARROW-FIGO workshop on Gender and the Health (for the media), ARROW-FIGO  (International) (04 Nov 2006 - 04 Nov 2006)
  26. What are the benefits for women in the Ninth Malaysia Plan, ASLI Convention on the Ninth Malaysian Plan, ASLI (National) (28 Apr 2006 - 28 Apr 2006)
  27. Women in Decision Making Positions in Malaysia, National Seminar on International Women s Day, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (08 Mar 2006 - 08 Mar 2006)
  28. Changing Gender Relations and Family in Malaysian Modern Life, Dampak Globalisasi Terhadap Relasi Gender dan Struktur Keluarga, Kementerian Pendayaan Wanita, Indonesia (International) (17 Jan 2006 - 20 Jan 2006)
  29. Theorizing about War, Militarism and Peace from a Gender Perspective, Women in Times of Armed Conflict and Peace, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (14 Mar 2005 - 15 Mar 2005)
  30. Malaysia s Achievements on Education and Gender MDGs, International Conference on Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Malaysia, UNDP, UNDP (International) (28 Jan 2005 - 29 Jan 2005)
  31. Gender Studies at the University of Malaya, Women s Studies/Gender Studies Programmes in the Asia Pacific Region, RUSHSAP, UNESCO, Bangkok (13 Dec 2003 - 13 Dec 2003)
  32. Perspektif Gender dalam Keluarga, Seminar Keganasan Rumahtangga, Institut Latihan Kehakiman dan Perundangan, Jabatan Perdana Menteri (15 Jul 2002 - 17 Jul 2002)
  33. Nyenang the Ungendered Semai Supreme Being: Reclaiming the Eclipsed Female in the Sacred, Department of Anthropology Seminar, Department of Anthropology, Keene State College, New Hampshire, USA (International) (23 Apr 2002 - 23 Apr 2002)
  34. Hunter-gatherers of Borneo: The Paradoxes of Diversity and Commonality in Identity Formation, Department of Anthropology and Asian Studies Seminar, Department of Anthropology and Asian Studies (18 Apr 2002 - 18 Apr 2002)
  35. The Hunter-gatherers of Borneo: The Paradoxes of Diversity and Commonality in Identity Formation , Department of Anthropology Seminar, Department of Anthropology, Oregon State University (International) (05 Mar 2002 - 05 Mar 2002)
  36. Doing Ethnographic Research in Malaysia, Department of Anthropology Seminar, Department of Anthropology, Oregon State University (04 Mar 2002 - 04 Mar 2002)
  37. Development and Resettlement: Undoing the Intelligent Economic Adaptation of the Bhuket of Sarawak, RUSSIC Seminar, Research Unit for the Study of Societies in Change, RUSSIC  (International) (19 Oct 2001 - 19 Oct 2001)
  38. Diversity and the Collective Hunter-Gatherer Identity in Borneo: The Ethnic Category Bhuket, Humanities Divisional Seminar, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia (International) (05 Oct 2001 - 05 Oct 2001)
  39. The Ungendered God: An Investigation into Gender Relations in Semai Religion and Cosmology (with Tijah Yok Chopil and Rosalind Leong), National Seminar: Wanita Malaysia dalam Alaf Baru, South East Asian Association for Gender Studies (SAMA)  (National) (16 Sep 2000 - 17 Sep 2000)
  40. Resettlement due to the Bakun dam Project and its Impact on the Bhuket Economy, Workshop on Community Profiles of Ethnic Minorities in Sarawak, Centre for Modern Management, Kuching (National) (26 May 2000 - 27 May 2000)
  41. Trends in Women s Studies and Gender Studies in Malaysia, 2000 International Symposia on Multidimensional Shifts in Education Space, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan (27 Mar 2000 - 31 Mar 2000)
  42. Changing Perspectives on Women, Gender and Development: The Quest for Human Futures, Seminar on Alternative Development and Strategies, Women s Development Collective (National) (09 Oct 1999 - 09 Oct 1999)
  43. The Impact of Globalisation on Indigenous Culture: Sentimental Pessimism, Seminar 35 Years of Sabah and Sarawak s Independence in Malaysia, IKMAS, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National) (07 Dec 1998 - 08 Dec 1998)
  44. The Question of Cultural Diversity and Mother Tongue Education of Indigenous Peoples: An Anthropological Perspective, Seminar on Mother Tongue Education of Ethnic Minorities in Malaysia: Problems and Prospects, Dong Jiao Zong Higher Learning Centre (National) (01 Nov 1997 - 02 Nov 1997)
  45. Women and Development, Programme for Enhancing the Self- Identity of undergraduate female students, organised by the Student s Bureau of the Malay Language Society , University of Malaya (University) (13 Jul 1997 - 13 Jul 1997)
  46. The Economic Position of Malaysian Women in the Information Era (with Cecilia Ng Choon Sim), Empowering Women in the Information Era, Center for Korean Women and Politics (International) (18 Nov 1996 - 20 Nov 1996)
EVENT ORGANISER
  1. Global Scholars Initiative - ACADEMIC WRITING FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION , Global Scholars Initiative - ACADEMIC WRITING FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION , A Workshop Presented by The US Social Science Research Council and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya  (University) (10 Nov 2018 - 12 Nov 2018)
  2. Malaysia-Singapore Forum (UM-NUS), Malaysia-Singapore Forum (UM-NUS), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (International) (20 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018)
  3. The Emotions of Migration, The Emotions of Migration: Women Migrating for Work from and Across Asia, Gender Studies Programme, University of Malaya  (International) (08 Aug 2014 - 09 Aug 2014)
  4. -, Fiesta Feminista: Celebrating Diversity, JAG & Gender Studies Programme, University of Malaya (International) (15 Jun 2007 - 17 Jun 2007)
  5. -, Approaching the 21st Century: Challenges Facing Malaysian Women, Gender Studies Programme, University of Malaya (National) (08 Mar 1996 - 09 Mar 1996)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Ethical Research: Protecting The Vulnerable, University of Malaya Research Ethics Committee (UMREC): Webinar on Research Ethics and Vulnerable Participants., UMREC (University) (08 Aug 2022 - 08 Aug 2022)
PRESENTER
  1. Orang Asli Women s Narratives of Struggle in Acquiring an Education: Voices from the Margins, SEASIA Biennial Conference 2019 "Change and Resistance: Future Directions of Southeast Asia" , Academic Sinica (International) (05 Dec 2019 - 07 Dec 2019)
  2. Gendering Indigeneity: Restoring Orang Asli Women s Sense of Belonging to Land and Identity, Unpacking Indigeneity in Southeast Asia, New Mobility Grant, ASM (International) (25 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019)
  3. HERITAGE AS A PROCESS AND MEANING MAKING: THE BETEL LEAF AND BETELQUID IN MALAY SOCIETY, Malaysia-Singapore Forum (UM-NUS), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (International) (20 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018)
  4. Bhuket notions of belonging to the land: how rivers organize hunter-gatherer landscape and identity as a means to establishing rights over land in Sarawak, Twelfth International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHAGS 12) , USM (International) (23 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018)
  5. Just like one of the Family ?: Transnational Domestic Workers and their Employers Performing Kinship, Relatedness and Gender in Middle-Class Malay Families in Malaysia, Seminar for the Newton Mobility Grant, ASM and British Academy (International) (13 Sep 2017 - 13 Sep 2017)
  6. Malaysian women in the workforce and poverty eradication: Economic growth with equity, International Conference on Gender and Urban Poverty, Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation & DFID Partnership (International) (14 Feb 2015 - 19 Dec 2015)
  7. Research on Gender amongst the Hunter-Gatherer Bhuket of Sarawak: A Negotiated Reality with Methodological Entanglements, ASEASUK International Conference, ASEASUK (International) (12 Sep 2014 - 14 Sep 2014)
  8. Violence and Migration in a Team Research Setting: Research with Bangladeshi Migrant women in Malaysia, Emotions of Migration: Women Migrating for Work from and Across Asia , Gender Studies Programme (International) (08 Aug 2014 - 09 Aug 2014)
  9. Leaving the Pain Behind : Emotional Negotiations of Female Bangladeshi Workers in Malaysia Kabita Chakraborty & Shanthi Thambiah York University, Canada & University of Malaya , Emotions of Migration: Women Migrating for Work from and Across Asia , Gender Studies Programme, University of Malaya (International) (08 Aug 2014 - 09 Aug 2014)
  10. Relationships, Emotions and Struggles in the Plantations of Malaya: Coolie Women as Critical and Constructed Colonial Subjects , Emotions of Migration: Women Migrating for Work from and Across Asia, Gender Studies Programme, University of Malaya (International) (08 Aug 2014 - 09 Aug 2014)
  11. The Emo-Scapes of Indonesian and Malaysian State Discourses on Female Migration, the Family and Gender Relations, The Emotions of Migration: Women Migrating for Work from and Across Asia , Gender Studies Programme, University of Malaya (International) (08 Aug 2014 - 09 Aug 2014)
  12. Giliran, Living Arrangement and the Demand on Husbands Time in Polygamous Marriages in Malaysia, International Gender Conference 2012, UiTM (International) (14 Mar 2012 - 15 Mar 2012)
  13. Teaching Gender and Social Justice at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, Women's Studies North and South: Addressing Gender and Social Justice Issues,Bellagio, Milan, Italy, UNESCO (International) (13 Sep 2011 - 17 Sep 2011)
  14. Affirmative Action Policy and Other Locations of Inequalities: Gender and Intra-ethnic Disparities in Malaysia, Writer's Workshop on Malaysia's Affirmative Action Policy: Historical Review, Critique and Analysis, ISEAS (International) (06 Dec 2010 - 07 Dec 2010)
  15. Becoming Malaysian Women: Connecting to family, community and global spaces.Paper presenter with Cynthia Joseph, Monash University, Australia, XVII World Congress of Sociology, International Sociologiical Association , International Sociological Association (International) (11 Jul 2010 - 17 Jul 2010)
  16. Unraveling Giliran: Sex, Sexuality, Piety and Turn-Taking in Polygamous Marriages in Malaysia , The Seventh International Malaysian Studies Conference, USM, Penang, Malaysian Social Science Association (International) (16 Mar 2010 - 18 Mar 2010)
  17. Fertility Decline and Transformation of Intimacy: A comparative study of Japan and Malaysia, The 8th Regional Workshop of Asian Public Intellectuals: Confluneces and Challenges in Building the Asian Community in the Eary 21st Century, Osaka, Japan , The Nippon Foundation (International) (23 Nov 2009 - 27 Nov 2009)
  18. Fertility Decline and Transformation of Intimacy in Malaysia and Japan: A Comparative Study, Regional Workshop for the Asian Public Intellectual, , The Nippon Foundation (International) (23 Nov 2009 - 27 Nov 2009)
  19. Between Malay Kinship and Islamic Marriages: Negotiating Polygamy in Urban Malaysia, Final Symposium of the JSPS-NRCT Core University Program, Kyoto, Japan, Center for South east Asian Studies, Kyoto University (International) (23 Feb 2009 - 25 Feb 2009)
  20. Marital Quality in Polygamous Marriages in the Klang Valley, Malaysia, Polygamy workshop, Sister\'s in Islam (National) (28 Mar 2008 - 28 Mar 2008)
  21. Women, Poverty and Distribution in Malaysia: Some Consideration of Approaches to Gender-Sensitive Measurement of Poverty, International Conference on Poverty and Distribution Amidst Diversity: Options and Challenges, Center for Poverty and Development Studies (CPDS), University Malaya (International) (13 Aug 2007 - 14 Aug 2007)
  22. Justifikasi Cuti Materniti 90 Hari, Bengkel Kebangsaan Menyokong Cadangan 90 Hari Cuti Bersalin, National Council of Women's Organisations (NCWO) (24 Mar 2007 - 24 Mar 2007)
  23. Poverty amongst Women and Children in Malaysia, National Seminar on Poverty, Centre for Poverty and Development Studies (CPDS) (National) (12 Mar 2007 - 13 Mar 2007)
  24. The Productive and Non-(Re) Productive Women: Sites of Economic Growth in Malaysia, 5th International Malaysian Studies Conference: After Development, Malaysian Social Science Association (PSSM) (International) (08 Aug 2006 - 10 Aug 2006)
  25. Academic - Activist Dialogue on Women s Studies and its Interaction with Activism , How Does Change Happen? International Forum on Women s Rights and Development (AWID), AWID (International) (27 Oct 2005 - 30 Oct 2005)
  26. Rethinking and Reshaping Housing Policy and Planning: Why Gender Matters, International Conference on Social Welfare, Malaysian Social Welfare Asociation (International) (02 Sep 2004 - 04 Sep 2004)
  27. Gender Studies in Malaysia, International Seminar on the Humanities in the 21st Century, Faculty of Arts and Social Sceinces University of Malaya (International) (27 Jul 2004 - 28 Jul 2004)
  28. Towards Gender Analysis in Policy Consequences: Rethinking and Remaking Development and Population Policies in Malaysia, Gender, Development and Public Policy in an Era of Globalization, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok (International) (17 May 2004 - 18 May 2004)
  29. Theorizing about War, Militarism and Peace from a Gender Perspective: Towards a More Peaceful and Humane Future, Women and Peace: Issues, Challenges and Strategies, PEKKA dan Unit Pengajian Wanita, Universiti Putra Malaysia (18 Dec 2003 - 18 Dec 2003)
  30. Work, Family and Gender in Malaysia: Women s Employment and its Consequences for the Economy and the Family, Asia Pacific Forum on Families - International Conference on Facing Up to Global Challenges: Building Resilient Families and Caring Communities in a Troubled World , Asia Pacific Forum on Families (APFAM) (International) (23 Jun 2003 - 26 Jun 2003)
  31. Women, Families and Economic Restructuring: A Reflection of Two Gendered Societies , 9th Malaysia-Singapore Forum, National University of Singapore (International) (28 Oct 2002 - 30 Oct 2002)
  32. Rethinking Kinship and Gender Theories: An Examination of Orang Asli Notions of Relatedness, Center for Southeast Asian Studies Spring 2002 Colloquium, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley (07 May 2002 - 07 May 2002)
  33. Experiencing the Politics of Location and Locating the Politics of Experience: Post-coloniality and Doing Anthropology in Malaysia, Spring 2002 Department of Anthropology Colloquium, Department of Anthropology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (International) (19 Apr 2002 - 19 Apr 2002)
  34. Understanding Orang Asli Reproductive Health from an Anthropological and Gender Sensitive Perspective, 3rd MOH-AMM Scientific Meeting and International Congress of Medicine in the Tropics , Ministry of Health-AMM  (International) (01 Nov 2000 - 04 Nov 2000)
  35. Collective Representation and Individual Experience: The Bhuket of Sarawak and the Individuation of their Religion, The Sixth Biennial Conference of the Borneo Research Council, Borneo Research Council and UNIMAS (International) (10 Jul 2000 - 14 Jul 2000)
  36. Social Implications of the New Information Technology with Special Reference to the Impact on Women., Seminar on Media in the New Information Age: The Challenges and Opportunities, Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (National) (25 Aug 1997 - 27 Aug 1997)
  37. Orang Asli Women and Men in Transition, First International Malaysian Studies Conference, Malaysian Social Science Association (PSSM) (International) (11 Aug 1997 - 13 Aug 1997)
  38. Commentator for the session on Constitutional and Civil Rights, Family Law, Criminal Law with an emphasis on Violence Against Women, National Workshop on Socio-Legal Status of Women in Malaysia, HAWA (31 Jul 1997 - 31 Jul 1997)
  39. Women and Work in the Information Age: Levelling the Playing Field? (with Cecilia Ng Choon Sim), Regional Conference on Women and Work: Challenges in Industrializing Nations, organised by The Women s Studies Unit of UPM, The Women s Studies Unit of UPM (International) (05 Mar 1997 - 06 Mar 1997)
  40. The Paradox of Sex Barries: An Examination of Jakun Myths of Origin., Asian Women Writers Conference, The English Department, University of Malaya (International) (06 Jan 1997 - 07 Jan 1997)
OTHERS
  1. Working Together for a Better Future, 11th ACWW Area Conference for South East Asia and the Far East, Associated Country Women of the World (International) (20 Oct 2015 - 20 Oct 2015)
  2. Comments on the findings of the report - Attitudes and Awareness towards ASEAN, ASEAN Awareness Forum, ASEAN Foundation (International) (14 Jan 2008 - 16 Jan 2008)
  3. -, The Inaugural Conference of the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture, Women s Studies Department, Women s Studies Department, University of California, Berkeley (08 Mar 2002 - 08 Mar 2002)
  4. -, The Berkeley Journal of Sociology 2002 Conference: Race and Ethnicity in a Global Context, Berkeley Journal of Sociology  (International) (07 Mar 2002 - 07 Mar 2002)
  5. -, Confrontation, Polemic and Synthesis: The Role of Comparative Studies in Anthropological Theory Building by Professor Bruce Trigger , Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley (International) (25 Feb 2002 - 25 Feb 2002)
  6. -, Center for South East Asian Studies Conference 2002: Local Knowledge and Global Forces in South East Asia, Center for South East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley (International) (08 Feb 2002 - 09 Feb 2002)
  7. In the session on national unity (input for the Eighth Malaysia Plan) , Wanita 2000: Nur Bermula Denganmu , Women s Affairs Department (HAWA) and the Prime Minister s Department (17 Aug 2000 - 17 Aug 2000)
  8. Session on Community , Second International Malaysian Studies Conference, Malaysian Social Science Association (PSSM) (International) (02 Aug 1999 - 04 Aug 1999)
  9. -, Gender Studies Seminar Series: Gender Perspective in Science and Technology by Dr. Anni Dugdale, Gender Studies Programme, University of Malaya (International) (21 Jun 1999 - 21 Jun 1999)
  10. -, Gender Studies Seminar Series: Understanding Kinship and Gender in Anthropology and in Southeast Asia: the Implication for a New Analysis of Relatedness by Dr. Janet Carsten, Gender Studies Programme, University of Malaya (University) (11 Feb 1999 - 12 Feb 1999)
  11. -, Advanced Social Theory/Analysis Graduate Course conducted by Prof. Marshall Sahlins, Universiti Sains Malaysia (International) (16 Feb 1998 - 20 Feb 1998)
  12. -, Gender Studies Seminar Series: Gender Transformations by Dr. Sylvia Walby, Geender Studies Programme (University) (03 Jun 1997 - 03 Jun 1997)
  13. -, Gender Studies Seminar Series: Women in Islam by Dr. Amina Wadud, Gender Studies Programme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (National) (06 Aug 1996 - 06 Aug 1996)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Reviewed Article: Women S Leadership: Issues and Challenges in Malaysia (Title of Manuscript), International, (Reviewer)
  2. (2022) Candidature Defence: Galal Abdulgabar, University, (Internal Assessor)
  3. (2022) Candidature Defence: Jenny Tan, University, (Internal Assessor)
  4. (2022) Reviewed Article: "Children's Place Experiences in High-Rise Mass Housing in Ankara and Implications for Healthy City Planning and Design" for Childhood., International, (Reviewer)
  5. (2022) Mygrant Grant Proposal Assessor, University, (Internal Assessor)
  6. (2022) Faculty Level Assessor of Frgs Applications, National, (Reviewer)
  7. (2022) Proposal Defence: Siti Sara, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  8. (2022) Panel Penilai Seminar Pembentangan Proposal Kursus Methodology Penyelidikan Anjuran Fakulti, University, (Internal Assessor)
  9. (2022) Review of The Manuscript from Stigma Power to Strong Black Women: An Intersectional Narrative Analysis of Violence Against Women and Stigma Among African Migrant Women in Ireland, International, (Reviewer)
  10. (2021) Reviewed a Book Manuscript for Springer (Nature) -a Kaleidoscope of Malaysian Indian Women S Lived Experiences - Gender-Ethnic Intersectionality and Cultural Socialization, International, (Reviewer)
  11. (2021) Internal Assessor for Proposal Defense, University, (Internal Assessor)
  12. (2021) Frgs Evaluator, National, (External Evaluator)
  13. (2021) Reviewed a Research Proposal for Lppkn, University, (Internal Evaluator)
  14. (2021) Assessor for Proposal Defence, University, (Internal Assessor)
  15. (2021) Proposal Defense Assessor, University, (Internal Assessor)
  16. (2020) Evaluation of revised PhD thesis (Alagapa University, India) , (External Examiner)
  17. (2020) Reviewed the Family Development Framework, PWDC, (Policy review)
  18. (2020) Evaluated an article for the Journal JMBRAS, (Reviewer)
  19. (2020) Phd thesis from Alagapa University, India, (External Examiner)
  20. (2019) Socio-economic conditions, morbidity pattern and social support among rural elderly women in Sivaganga district, India, PhD thesis , (External Examiner)
  21. (2018) Journal of South Asian Development Studies , (Reviewer)
  22. (2018) Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, (Reviewer)
  23. (2018) PhD thesis - Semai Ontologies, Eco-touristic Expressions, and Actor-networks in the Bukit Kinta Rainforest, External Examiner, Monash University, Australia. , (External Examiner)
  24. (2018) PhD thesis - Ethnicity and religiosity in the division of household labour: Malay and Chinese families in Malaysia, External Examiner, UNSW, Sidney, Australia , (External Examiner)
  25. (2016) Chief Editor of Sarjana , (Editor)
  26. (2016) Reviewed an article for the journal of Island Studies, (Reviewer)
  27. (2015) Reviewed an article for Asian Journal of Women's Studies (AJWS)"The Practices of Traditional Healthcare among Malay women of Javanese descent in Malaysia: Jamu, Cultural Identity and Sense of Belonging" , (Reviewer)
  28. (2015) Examiner PhD Thesis, NUS - Privacy, Gender and Space: Domestic Space and Women's Privacy in Yazd, (External Examiner)
  29. (2014) reviewed two articles for the Journal Manusia dan Masyarakat, (Reviewer)
  30. (2013) Reviewed article for Feminist Media Studies , (Reviewer)
  31. (2013) Reviewed article for Asian Women , (Reviewer)
  32. (2013) Reviewed article for Gender and History , (Reviewer)
  33. (2013) Reviewed article for Men and Masculinities , (Reviewer)
  34. (2012) External examiner - A Study of Gender Norms among University Male Students Using A validated Bahasa Malaysia Gender Equitable Men (GEM) Scale , (External Examiner)
  35. (2012) Reviewed an article for Kajian Malaysia , (Reviewer)
  36. (2011) Review Journal Article for Kajian Malaysia: Journal of Malaysian Studies, (Reviewer)
  37. (2011) Reviewed a book proposal for the Asian Studies Association of Australian Women in Asia Series, published by Routledge, (Reviewer)
  38. (2009) Examiner - The Role of Women in Indigenous Knowledge: A Case Study of Bidayuh Women at Kampung Semban, Padawan, Sarawak, M.A. thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarwak, 2009 , (External Examiner)
  39. (2009) Examiner - URBANIZATION, WOMEN S ROLES AND FERTILITY TRENDS: A CASE STUDY OF MIDDLE CLASS MALAY WOMEN IN SHAH ALAM. PH.D Thesis, University of Malaya, 2009 , (Internal Examiner)
  40. Reviewer for the journal Sarjana (2000) , (Reviewer)
  41. Reviewer of article for the Journal of the Institute of Australian Geographers (2002) , (Reviewer)
  42. Examiner for M.A. thesis entitled Impak Sektor Pelancongan ke atas Sosio-Ekonomi Kaum Batek: satu Tinjauan di kawasan Perkampungan Orang Asli di taman Negara, Pahang University of Malaya ( 2006)
  43. Examiner for Honours Thesis entitled Construction of Self: Subversion of Service Provider/Sex Worker Binarism Through a Deconstructive Reading of Embodied Narratives Monash University (2007)
  44. Reviewer of article for the journal Sarjana (2000) , (Reviewer)
  45. Examiner - THE SOCIOCULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF SEMAQ BERI FOOD CLASSIFICATION, M.A. Thesis, University of Malaya, 2009
  46. Examiner - Gender, Socialisation and Social Change: A study of Young Malay Women's Attitude to Marriage and family Life in Kuching, Malaysia, M.A. Thesis, La Trobe, Australia, 2009 , (External Examiner)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2022) External Examiner for Ba (Hons) in Anthropology and Sociology, Unimas, National, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2020) Dr Shanthi Thambiah, Associate Professor Rancangan Pengajian GenderPeranan sebagai reviewer/stakeholder: Online stakeholder consultation on COVID-19 Impacts on Gender in Malaysia to obtain views and input from the relevant stakeholders on the immediate and longer-term impacts of COVID-19 and national responses such as the Movement Control Order (MCO) on women in Malaysia. (Kebangsaan)17 June 2020 , SUHAKAM (Human Rights Commission of Malaysia)
  3. (2020) Peranan sebagai reviewer/stakeholder: The EU is commissioning a country gender analysis for Malaysia and as part of the research they interviewed me as one of the key stakeholders to learn more about the work I am doing on gender in Malaysia, and they wanted my views on the key gender issues that their analysis should focus on. In addition to the overall socio-economic situation of women and girls they also are mapping the legal, policy and institutional framework, and the contributions of key actors from government, donors, private sector and civil society. The EU is particularly interested in gender issues related to sustainable growth and trade, conservation and natural resource management, climate change, digitalization in governance, human rights. (Antarabangsa), European Commission
  4. (2019) Invitation to the Preparatory Meeting of the AICHR Study on Migration and Human Rights in ASEAN Migration Management for the Most Vulnerable Groups within ASEAN , Jakarta, 16 September 2019., AICHR, ASEAN, International
  5. (2018) Expert Group meeting, United Nations, International
  6. (2017) Visited the Department of Anthropology and presented a paper, Newton-Ungku Omar Grant, International
  7. (2014) Research Methodology Workshop, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya
  8. (2014) Research Methodology Course (BXGX6101), Faculty of Built Environment
  9. (2014) Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Malaysia - Rountable discussion, OECD and The European Commission
  10. (2009) Re-visiting gender in development: The quest for a revised analytical platform for gender-related research., Norwegian University of Science and Technology & Asian Institute of Technology, International
  11. (2008) 1. JSPS-NRCT 2007 Core University Exchange Program, Joint Research project 8 - The Changing Family (February 2008) , Centre for South East Asian Studies, University of Kyoto (Prof Yoko Hayami and Prof Junko Koizumi), International
  12. (2008) Foreign Domestic Workers in Malaysia: Exploring the Intersections of Gender, Migration and Health , Institute of Women s Studies & Institute of Population Health, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa (Dr. Denise Spitzer), International
  13. (2008) Foreign Domestic Workers in Malaysia: Exploring the Intersections of Gender, Migration and Health, Institute of Health Behavioral Research, Ministry of Health, Government of Malaysia (Ms. Siti Sa adiah Hassan Nudin), National
  14. (2008) Foreign Domestic Workers in Malaysia: Exploring the Intersections of Gender, Migration and Health, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (Dr. Chee Heng Leng), International
  15. (2008) Fertility Decline and Transformation of Intimacy in Malaysia and Japan: A Comparative Study - The Nippon Foundation Fellowship for Asian Public Intellectuals, University of Kyoto (Prof. Yoko Hayami), International
  16. (2007) Member of the Technical Working Committee of the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women , Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development , International
  17. (2007) Member of the Technical Working Group for the project Towards Achieving at Least 30 per cent Participation of Women at Decision Making Levels in Malaysia , Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development and UNDP, , National
  18. (2007) Member of the Technical Working Committee of the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (appointed 2007), Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development
  19. (2007) Member of the Technical Working Group for the project - Towards Achieving at Least 30 per cent Participation of Women at Decision Making Levels in Malaysia, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development and UNDP, August 2007-November 2008
Media appearance
  1. (2022) Experts Alarmed by Entertainer Treating Rape Scene as Amusing Anecdote. Https://WWW.Malaysiakini.Com/News/596269, National, (Interview)
  2. (2022) Bfm Interview Podcast On Breaking Down The Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill - Https://Klse.I3investor.Com/Web/Blog/Detail/Bfm_podcast/2022-07-21-Story-H1626904484-Breaking_down_the_anti_sexual_harassment_bill, National, (Interview)
  3. (2022) Interviewed by Bernama : The Economy Id Back On Track But Women's Presence in The Workforce is Not - Https://WWW.Bernama.Com/En/B_focus/News.Php?Id=2098562, National, (Interview)
  4. (2022) Https://Themalaysianreserve.Com/2022/03/09/Malaysia-Needs-Structural-Reform-to-Address-Women-Inclusivity/, National, (Interview)
  5. (2022) Interviewed by Bfm in Conjunction With International Women's Day On What We Can Do to Break The Bias? Https://WWW.Bfm.My/Podcast/Evening-Edition/Inside-Story/What-Can-We-Do-to-Break-The-Bias, National, (Interview)
  6. (2021) Interviewed by The Star On The Topic of Women's Leadership and Participation in Politics, National, (Interview)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2023) Revisiting Women's Empowerment Through Employment: Women Garment Workers Bargaining with Public Patriarchy in Bangladesh, SHAMALI SHILL
  2. (2023) GENDER, HISTORY, AND IMAGINATION: CONSTRUCTING CHINESE MASCULINITY IN THE 1970S TO 90S, Zhang Haiqing
  3. (2023) The Role of Mothers and Fathers in Nationality Selection Among Japanese–Singaporean Mixed-Race Children in Singapore, KAYOKO MATSUMURA
  4. (2023) Gender and Ethnic Diversity in Malaysian Public Healthcare, JAYAGOWRI PINDAYA
  5. (2023) A GENDER ANALYSIS OF FARMERS' AGROBIODIVERSITY CHOICES AND PARTICIPATION IN DECISION MAKING IN SOUTH WEST BANGLADESH: TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING EMPOWERMENT IN VULNERABILITY, DOROTHY CHANDRALEKHA A/P CHANDRABALAN
  6. (2023) MALAYSIAN PUBLIC, USERS AND STAKEHOLDERS' PERCEPTION OF E-CIGARETTES AND VAPE (ECV): A GENDER ANALYSIS, CHRISTINA CHIN
  7. (2023) The Consumption of Masculinity: Experiences and Practices of Pakistani Millennial Men, SADAF AWAN
  8. (2021) CONFLICTS, BETWEEN ORANG ASLI RIGHTS AND NEEDS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND CONSERVATION IN PENINSULAR MALAYSIA, KAMAL SOLHAIMI BIN FADZIL
  9. (2021) PASHTUNWALI, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHALLENGES TO WOMEN'S NGOS IN PAKISTAN: UNPACKING THE RELATION BETWEEN PATRIARCHY, MASCULINE DOMINATION AND DOXA, SAEEDA KHAN
  10. (2019) An Analysis of Parent-child Relationships and Social Integration among Japanese Second-Generation Newcomers in Singapore: Perspectives on Ethnicity and Gender, KAYOKO MATSUMURA
  11. (2019) PAKISTANI MALE MIGRANT WORKERS' SOCIAL PRACTICES IN KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA: UNDERSTANDING AGENCY AND STRUCTURE, ABDULLAH KHOSO
  12. (2019) GENDER DIVISION OF LABOUR AND WOMEN'S DECISION-MAKING POWER IN COFFEE FARMING HOUSEHOLDS IN SOUTHERN LAOS, MALIPHONE DOUANGPHACHANH
  13. (2018) GENDER DIVISION OF LABOUR AND WOMEN'S DECISION-MAKING POWER IN COFFEE FARMING HOUSEHOLDS IN SOUTHERN LAOS, MALIPHONE DOUANGPHACHANH
  14. (2018) Gender and Ethnic Diversity in Public Sector Innovation, Malaysia, JAYAGOWRI PINDAYA
  15. (2017) Semelai Connections To Land: Notions of Territory, Space and Place in Tasek Bera, Malaysia, ZANISAH MAN
  16. (2016) Gender Norms and Relations at the Workplace: Women garment Workers Negotiating Public Patriarchy in Bangladesh, Shamali Shill (Bangladesh)
  17. (2016) An Ethnography of Orang Asli Values, Conservation and Rights in Peninsular Malaysia, Kamal Solhaimi bin Fadzil
  18. (2016) Addressing Violence against Women in Pashtunwali: Challenges to Local NGOs in Peshawar, Pakistan, Saeeda Khan (Pakistan)
  19. (2015) The Relationship between Career Women and their Domestic Workers, Sharifah Zalikha binti Syed Iskandar
  20. (2015) Pakistani migrant workers social practices for survival in construction sector in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Abdullah Khoso (Pakistan)
  21. (2015) Gender, Vaping and the Health Belief Model, Christina Chin Swee Gaik
  22. (2015) TRANSFORMATION OF INTIMACY AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN A TRANSITIONAL SOCIAL CONTEXT IN TEHRAN, IRAN, SAMANE ETESAMI
  23. (2014) Gender Differences in Decision Making and Livelihood Strategies of Bangladeshi Farmers: Towards the Sustainable Use and Management of Agrobiodiversity in Southern Bangladesh, DOROTHY CHANDRALEKHA A/P CHANDRABALAN
  24. (2011) Transformation of intimacy among university students in a transitional social context in Tehran, Iran, Samane Etesami (Iran)
  25. (2011) Orang Asli Relationship to Land: A Study of Semelai Notions of Territory and Space in Tasik Bera, Malaysia, Zanisah Man
  26. (2010) Outcomes for Children of Working Indian Mothers in the Klang Valley, Sally Anne Malar S. Paramanathan
  27. (2010) Factors Affecting the Motivation for Participation in the Women s Organizations in Tehran, Iran, Leila Majdani (Iran)
  28. (2010) A Study of the Process of Social Participation of Rural Women in Local Groups in Malaysia, Parvin Pakzadmanesh (Iran)
  29. (2008) Women Prisoners of Pakistan: A Study of Crime, Prison Life and Social Reintegration from a Gender Perspective, Dr. Gul Baloch (Pakistan)
  30. (2008) Women's Political Movement in Malaya Prior to Independence (1929-1957), Ruhana Padzil
  31. (2008) Investigating Gender Disparity of Academic Achievment in Higher Education and Its Impact on the Human Capital Development of Malaysia, Maimuna Hamid Merican
  32. (2007) Women in Village Governance in Minangkabau, West Sumatra, Indonesia: A Gender Perspective, Jendrius Ahmad (Indonesian)
  33. (2007) Gender Equality in Sports: A Study of a Selection of Schools in the Klang Valley, Malaysia, Chitra Latha
  34. (2006) GENDER IDEOLOGIES, RESOURCES AND MARITAL POWER: A STUDY OF SIKH HOUSEHOLDS IN PERAK, MALAYSIA, PARVEEN KAUR A/P SARJEET SINGH
  35. (2002) Gender Ideologies, Resources and Marital Power: A study of the Sikh Community in Perak, Malaysia, Parveen Kaur a/p Sarjeet Singh (University of Malaya (UM))
  36. (1995) Chinese Women in Industrial Home-Based Subcontracting in the Garment Industry in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Neither Valued nor Costed, Loh Lee Lee Ludher (University of Malaya (UM))
Master
  1. (2020) MENSTRUAL ARTVISM IN CYBERSPACE: UNMUTING THE TABOOED, GNEI MEGHANA BAHAR
  2. (2016) Menstrual Activism in Cyberspace: Unmuting the Tabooed, Gnei Meghana Bahar (Sri Lanka)
  3. (2015) CHILDREN NEGOTIATING PLAY IN AN URBAN POOR COMMUNITY IN KLANG VALLEY, MALAYSIA, SHARIFAH SHAZANA BINTI SYED SALIM AGHA
  4. (2015) GENDER ANALYSIS OF THE WORKPLACE: A STUDY OF TWO ISLAMIC BANKS IN THE KLANG VALLEY, MALAYSIA, KAYOKO MATSUMURA
  5. (2013) Gender In/Equality At the Work Place: A Case Study of Islamic Finance in Kuala Lumpur, Kayoko Matsumura (Japan)
  6. (2012) CHILDREN NEGOTIATING PLAY IN AN URBAN POOR COMMUNITY IN KLANG VALLEY, MALAYSIA, SHARIFAH SHAZANA BINTI SYED SALIM AGHA AGB120015
  7. (2008) Kemiskinan dan wanita: satu Kajian Kes di Kawasan Perumahan Kos Rendah di Sekitar Lembah Klang, Nithiya A/P Guna Saigaran
  8. (2007) Changing Gender Roles: Bangladeshi Migrant Workers in Malaysia, Rayhena Sarker (Bangladesh)
  9. (2004) Maternal Influence on Daugthers Gender Role Attitudes among Women from Three Ethnic Groups in Malaysia, Elida Cena (Albania)
  10. (2000) Positioning Iban Women: A Study of Changes, Activism and Personalities in Sarawak, Malaysia, Mini Panggi
  11. (1998) Peranan Adat dalam Pembentukan Budaya Masyarakat Pribumi: Satu Fokus ke Atas Kaum Kadazandusun di Sabah, Normala bt Othman (University of Malaya (UM))
  12. (1996) Semai Women in Transition: A Case Study in Kampung Chang Sungai Gepai, Bidor, Perak., Rosalind Leong (University of Malaya (UM))
  13. (1996) Resettlement , Development and Gender: The Case of the Kadazandusun of Kampung Tampasak, Penampang, Sabah, Yong Ooi Lin (University of Malaya (UM))
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2003) AZEA3281
  2. (2003) AZEA2190
  3. (2002) AZEA3281
  4. (2002) AZEA2190
  5. (2001) AZEA3281
  6. (2001) AZEA2190
  7. (2000) AZEA3281
  8. (2000) AZEA2190
  9. (1999) AZEA3281
  10. (1999) AZEA2190
  11. (1998) AZEA3281
  12. (1998) AZEA2190
  13. (1997) AZEA3281
  14. (1997) AZEA2190

TEACHING


Doctor Of Philosophy
  1. (2022) AVX8001 - Research Methodology
Master
  1. (2022) AQD7009 - Gender, Migration and Diaspora
  2. (2022) AQD7001 - Methodology and Gender Studies
  3. (2022) AQD7003 - Feminist and Gender Theories
  4. (2016) Social Science Research Methodology for Postgraduate Studies
  5. (2015) AXGA6100 - Social Science Research Methodology for Postgraduate Studies
  6. (2014) AXGA6100 - Social Science Research Methodology for Postgraduate Studies
Bachelor
  1. (2022) AIX3001 - Ethics and Professionalism in Social Sciences
  2. (2022) AIO2004 - Gender and Family
  3. (2022) AIO1001 - Introduction to Gender Studies
  4. (2022) AIO1003 - Theory of Gender Studies
  5. (2022) AIO3002 - Gender and Work
  6. (2021) AIO3002 - Gender and Work
  7. (2021) AIO2004 - Gender and Family
  8. (2021) AIO1001 - Introduction to Gender Studies
  9. (2021) AIX3001 - Ethics and Professionalism in Social Sciences
  10. (2020) AZEA1101 - Introduction to Gender Studies
  11. (2020) AIO1001 - Introduction to Gender Studies
  12. (2020) AZEA2304 - Gender, Family and Kinship
  13. (2020) AIO2004 - Gender and Family
  14. (2020) AZEA3302 - Gender and Work
  15. (2020) AIO3002 - Gender and Work
  16. (2017) AZEA2304 - Gender, Family and Kinship
  17. (2017) AZEA1103 - Theory in Gender Studies
  18. (2017) AZEA3302 - Gender and Work
  19. (2017) AZEA1101 - Introduction to Gender Studies
  20. (2016) AZEA1103 - Theory in Gender Studies
  21. (2016) AZEA1101 - Introduction to Gender Studies
  22. (2016) AZEA3302 - Gender and Work
  23. (2016) AZEA3303 - Gender, Religion and Social Change
  24. (2016) AZEA2304 - Gender, Family and Kinship
  25. (2016) AZEA2182 - Research Methodology in Gender
  26. (2016) AZEA2304 - Gender, Family and Kinship
  27. (2015) Gender, Religion and Social Change
  28. (2015) AZEA1103 - Theory in Gender Studies
  29. (2015) AZEA2182 - Research Methodology in Gender
  30. (2015) AZEA3302 - Gender and Work
  31. (2015) AZEA3303 - Gender, Religion and Social Change
  32. (2014) AZEA1101 - Introduction to Gender Studies
  33. (2014) AZEA1103 - Theory in Gender Studies
  34. (2014) AZEA2304 - Gender, Family and Kinship
  35. (2013) AZEA1101 - Introduction to Gender Studies
  36. (2013) AZEA3302 - Gender and Work
  37. (2013) AZEA3303 - Gender, Religion and Social Change

PATENT/IPR


  • Rokiah Talib & Shanthi Thambiah. 1998. Gender, Budaya dan Masyarakat. Kuala Lumpur: Rancangan Pengajian Gender, Fakulti Sastera dan sains Sosial, University of Malaya
    Copyright (National)

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Share My Expert Comment in a Conference and Roundtable Consultation On “Empowerment of Plantation Women and Refugee Women Gender-Based Violence Survivors to Address Gender-Based Violence and Promoting Gender Equality and Well-Being”., (13 Nov 2022 - 13 Nov 2022) (National)
  • Un Women 2022 Asia-Pacific Weps Awards Judging Panel, (19 Aug 2022 - 19 Sep 2022) (National)
  • Dei in Malaysia: How Far Have We Progressed? Mim Crucial Conversation On Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow., (08 Mar 2022 - 08 Dec 2022) (National)
  • The Women Empowerment Principles (Weps), is a Holistic Framework for Companies to Further Empower Women in Leadership, The Workplace, and The Community. The Weps Awards is to Recognize Malaysian Companies Who Have Done Amazing Initiatives Within This Space. I Was Invited to Be a Judge for This Award., (13 Sep 2021 - 30 Sep 2021) (National)
  • Morning Brief Interview: Complexities of The Gender Wage Gap (Bfm Radio Interview) Podcast:, (03 Dec 2020 - 03 Dec 2020)
  • Program Suara Dasar Wanita Negara, 2019 V2.0, (23 Sep 2019 - 23 Sep 2019)
  • Contributed in The Forum for The Development of a Guideline for Employers of Foreign Domestic Workers, Department of Labour, Malaysia and Ilo, (31 Oct 2015 - 31 Oct 2015)
  • Gave a Talk to Centre for Malaysian Indigenous Studies and The Law Faculty, University of Malaya Entitle " The Bakun dan and The Resettlement of The Hunter-Gatherer Bhuket of Sarawak: Mobile and Changing Livelihoods Constituting Gender", (25 Aug 2015 - 25 Aug 2015)
  • Assessment of Development Results (Adr)- Gave Insights and Comments in Analyzing Undp Malaysia's Contributions to Malaysia's Development, (22 Sep 2014 - 22 Sep 2014)
  • Interrelations Between Public Policies, Migration and Development in Malaysia, Oecd & The European Commission, (17 Apr 2014)
  • Speaker for'Workshop On Researching Women & Society'On 2 Nov 2012 At Sains@Usm, Penan6, Malaysia., (02 Nov 2012 - 02 Nov 2012)
  • Moderator - Symposium On Intercivilisational Dialogue Towards Peace, Harmonious Coexistence and Sustainability" Pada 23 - 24 Oktober 2012, (23 Oct 2012 - 24 Oct 2012)
  • Panelist to Discuss World Development Report (Wdr) 2012 On ,'Gender Equality and Development" dan World Bank Regional Report "Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and The Pacific" Di Hotel Renaissance, Kuala Lumpur Pada 5 Oktober 2012, (05 Oct 2012 - 05 Oct 2012)
  • Workshop On Africa - Asia Development, 2012, (16 Jul 2012 - 17 Jul 2012)
  • Penceramah Bagi Kursus Kepekaan Terhadap Gender Pada 4 Hingga 6 Mei 2012, (04 May 2012 - 06 May 2012)
  • Kursus Metodologi Penyelidikan Sains Sosial Pascasiswazah, (03 Apr 2012 - 03 Apr 2012)
  • Panel Bagi Sesi Forum Sempena Hari Wanita Antarabangsa 2012 - Connecting Girls and Inspiring Futures, (08 Mar 2012 - 08 Mar 2012)
  • Musawah Research Design Meeting On Qiwamah and Wilayah 20 - 21 July 2011 Jakarta, Lndonesia, (20 Jul 2011 - 21 Jul 2011)
  • Implementaton of At Least 30%Women At The Decision Making Position in The Corporate Sector, (19 Jul 2011 - 19 Jul 2011)
  • Persidangqn Antarabangsa Hubungan Malaysia-Lndonesia V, (12 Jul 2011 - 14 Jul 2011)
  • Inisiatif Mengarusperdanakan Gender, (11 Apr 2011 - 11 Apr 2011)
  • Perbincangan Meja Bulat Pengubalan Akta Gangguan Seksual, Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat, (06 Apr 2011 - 06 Apr 2011)
  • Mesyuarat Peringkat Tertinggi Malaysia's Strategies On Achieving Malaysian Women Thematic Priorities, (28 Mar 2011 - 28 Mar 2011)
  • Unesco Conference On Gender, Peace, Disaster and Climate Change: The Third Meeting of The Women's / Gender Studies Network in Asia-Pacific, (10 Mar 2011 - 12 Mar 2011)
  • Perbincangan Penyediaan Kerangka Model Baru Sosial, (14 Feb 2011 - 14 Feb 2011)
  • Facilitator for Ncwo At The Women'S Summit, (18 Aug 2009 - 18 Aug 2009)
  • Gave a Talk On Challenges Facing The Malaysian Indians Organised by Malaysian Indian Women's Caucus, (25 Nov 2007)
  • Dailogue Session On Urban Poverty, Ministry of Housing and Local Government, (04 Oct 2007 - 04 Oct 2007)
  • Awarded Great Women of Our Time Award in Recognition of Outstanding Career Achievement and Contribution to Society in The Fields of Education and Public Service by The Women's Weekly, (06 Sep 2007)
  • Awarded Great Women of Our Time Award in Recognition of Outstanding Career Achievement and Contribution to Society in The Fields of Education and Public Service , by The Women S Weekly, (06 Sep 2007)
  • Interviewed On Radio Rtm People and Traditions 50 Years of Independence, (06 Aug 2007 - 06 Aug 2007)
  • Judge for Walk and Wheel: Uniting for Safe Spaces, All Women'S Action Society (Awam), (27 Jun 2007 - 27 Jun 2007)
  • Wrote a Memorandum for The National Council of Women's Organisations On Increasing Maternity Leave from 60 Days to 84 Days: a Proposal to The Government of Malaysia ., (12 May 2007 - 18 Jul 2007)
  • Wrote The Memorandum for Ncwo Increasing Maternity Leave from 60 Days to 84 Days: a Proposal to The Government of Malaysia . July 2007, (04 May 2007 - 12 Jul 2007)
  • Appointed to The Technical Working Committee of The Nam Institute for The Empowerment of Women, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, (03 May 2007)
  • Gave a Talk On Why Gender Matters for Policy Makers for The Gender Caucus of The Malaysian Parliament (6 December 2006), (06 Dec 2006)
  • Dialogue Session With Economic Planning Unit, Prime Ministers Department On Bridging The Digital Divide (Women), (05 Dec 2006)
  • Interviewed On Radiq Radio On Women S Rights in Malaysia, (22 Nov 2006)
  • Conducted Training for :Department of Islamic Development (Jakim), Gender Sensitization Program for Syariah Judges and Officers, (15 Jun 2006 - 15 Jun 2006)
  • Conducted Training for :Jabatan Pembangunan Wanita, Gender Sensitization Program, Mentakab, Pahang, (04 Jun 2006 - 04 Jun 2006)
  • Conducted Training for :Jabatan Pembangunan Wanita, Association of Bumiputra Women Entreprenuers, On Gender and Development and Women's Role in it, Ipoh, Perak, (18 Mar 2006 - 19 Mar 2006)
  • Advisory Council Member of The National Council of Senior Citizens Organizations Malaysia. Wrote a Memorandum Which Was Submitted to The Government for The Inclusion of a Chapter On Senior Citizens in The Ninth Malaysia Plan (April-May 2005), (05 Apr 2005 - 30 May 2005)
  • Wrote The Memorandum to Ministry of Finance for The Budget Dialogue Session for The National Council of Women S Organisations (Ncwo)(for The 2005 and 2006 Budget), (04 Mar 2005 - 09 Feb 2006)
  • Gave a Talk Entitled Cabaran dan Keperluan Wanita Abad Ke-21 Menurut Persperktif Gender for Hawa and Gpms, At De Rhu Beach Resort, Kuantan., (14 Jun 2003)
  • Gave a Talk On Feminism and Religion: Between Critique and Construct for Sisters in Islam, (17 May 2003)
  • Member of The Committee Writing The Alternative Cedaw Report, National Council of Women S Organization Malaysia (Ncwo), (2003), (08 Jan 2003 - 19 Dec 2003)
  • Gave a Talk On Gender Equality What it Means to Me At The Seminar On Preparing Young Women for Political Leadership, Organised by Ncwo. (6 September 2002), (06 Sep 2002)
  • Member of The 2001 Rhodes Awards Selection Board for Malaysia to The University of Oxford, UK, (10 May 2001 - 11 May 2001)
  • Member of The Expert Group for Gender Studies At The National Institute of Public Administration (Intan), Public Service Department, Malaysia. (2001), (05 Jan 2001)
  • Analysed The Needs Assessment Forms and a Survey of The Ex-Residents of The Wao Shelter Wrote a Report On The Needs of Battered Women (2000 - 2001), (03 May 2000 - 03 Apr 2001)
  • Gave a Talk On An Overview On Feminist Theories and The Need for Gender Sensitisation Programmes in and by The Media At The Workshop On Effective Reporting On Women and Women S Issues in The Print Media, Organised by Media Commission, National Council of Women S Organisations Malaysia and Supported by Hawa. (23-24 March 2000), (23 Mar 2000 - 24 Mar 2000)
  • Gave a Talk On Reflections On The Women S Movement in Malaysia At The All Women S Action Movement (Awam). (25 February 2000)., (25 Feb 2000)
  • Gave a Talk On The Gender Culture of Indigenous Peoples in Malaysia At The Celebration of International Day of The Worlds Indigenous Peoples, Organised by Ywca., (08 Aug 1999)
  • Gave a Talk On Women and Hinduism At The Seminar On The Spirit At Work in Various Religo-Cultural Traditions of Asia, Organised by The Church of St Francis Xavier, P.J Selangor., (24 Aug 1998)
  • Gave Training On The Gender Perspective in Social Work for Wao Social Workers and Volunteers (Two Training Sessions Held, One in 1998 and Another in 1999), (03 Mar 1998 - 06 Jan 1999)
  • Committee Member of The Cabinet Committee for The Proposal to Set Up The National Council for Indigenous Peoples (February 1998), (16 Feb 1998)
  • Involved in The Preparation of The Needs Assessment Forms for Battered Women and The Forms for Admission to The Child Care Centre for The Children of The Women Seeking Shelter At Wao Due to Domestic Violence, (02 Jan 1998 - 17 Dec 1998)
  • Gave a Talk On Indigenous Women of East Malaysia and Development At The Poverty Workshop, Organised by The Council of Churches, Malaysia., (25 Oct 1997)
  • Expert Group Workshop and Meeting On Environmental Economics and Transforming Technologies of Indigenes in Malaysia - Contributed to The Proposal for The Development of a Heritage Policy On The Orang Asli and Orang Asal, Organised and Sponsored by Universiti Sains Malaysia, National Council for Scientific Research and Development and The Ministry of National Unity and Social Development., (08 Aug 1997 - 09 Aug 1997)
  • Contributed to The Training Package At The Workshop On The Consolidation of The Training Module for Gender Sensitization and Gender Perspective in Development for Hawa and Intan., (28 Jul 1997 - 02 Aug 1997)
  • Gave a Talk On Women and Empowerment in Hinduism: The Potential for Change At The First Satya Sai National Women S Convention., (01 Jun 1997)
  • Research Group Member of The Women S Aid Organisation (Wao), (08 May 1997 - 09 May 2001)
  • Gave a Talk On Incorporating The Gender Perspective in Trade Union Activities At The First Women S Symposium On Women in The Trade Unions, Organised by The Congress of Unions of Employees in The Public and Civil Services., (25 Nov 1996 - 26 Nov 1996)
  • Acted as Chairperson for The Training Workshop On Gender Perspective in Domestic Violence, Organised by Hawa and Asean Women S Programme (7 October 1996), (07 Oct 1996 - 07 Oct 1996)
  • Assistance Given to The Women S Affairs Division (Hawa, Formerly Under The Ministry of National Unity and Social Development Which Was Moved to The Prime Ministers Department)- Conducted a Workshop On Gender Sensitivity for The Consultative Committee of The Women S Affairs Division of Negeri Sembilan. Gave Two Lectures, (a) The Formation of Reality Based On Gender Inequality and (B) Changing Realities by Changing Images: The Creation of a Just World (6 May 1996), (06 May 1996 - 06 May 1996)

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
COURSES ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. BENGKEL PEMANTAPAN AKADEMIK SIRI VII, Pullman Hotel, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur (28 Oct 2014 - 29 Oct 2014)
  2. BENGKEL PENGURUSAN IJAZAH TINGGI, Hotel Armada (27 Nov 2014 - 27 Nov 2014)
  3. SPECTRUM, Makmal Komputer, Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial (07 Sep 2016 - 07 Sep 2016)
  4. QALB-GUIDED LEADERSHIP: LEADING BY HEART, Cube, Akademi Pengajian Islam UM (15 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017)
  5. BENGKEL SEMAKAN KURIKULUM FAKULTI SASTERA & SAINS SOSIAL, Hotel Pullman, Kuala Lumpur (13 Aug 2014 - 13 Aug 2014)
  6. BENGKEL SEMAKAN KURIKULUM IJAZAH DASAR DAN IJAZAH TINGGI , Fakulti Sastera dan Sains Sosial (29 Nov 2013 - 29 Nov 2013)
  7. WORKSHOP ON BLENDED LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN MALAYSIA, Auditorium, Institut Pengajian Siswazah (10 Feb 2015 - 10 Feb 2015)
  8. BENGKEL SEMAKAN KURIKULUM SIRI 1 : PENGURUSAN IJAZAH TINGGI UNIVERSITI MALAYA PADA 27 - 28 JANUARI 2015, Pullman Hotel, Bangsar (27 Jan 2015 - 28 Jan 2015)
CONFERENCE
  1. ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH-EAST ASIAN STUDIES UK (ASEASUK) 28TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, University of Brighton (11 Sep 2014 - 15 Sep 2014)
  2. WOMEN'S STUDIES NORTH AND SOUTH: ADDRESSING GENDER AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES, Bellagio, Milan, Italy (11 Sep 2011 - 19 Sep 2011)
  3. 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF ISEAS/BUF, Busan University of Foreign Studies, South Korea (25 May 2016 - 29 May 2016)
  4. CONCEPTUAL WORKSHOP ON DEVELOPING AN EGALITARIAN UNDERSTANDING OF QIWAMAH AND WILAYAH, Amman, Jordan (23 Nov 2011 - 27 Nov 2011)
  5. MALAYSIA-SINGAPORE FORUM, National University of Singapore (06 Dec 2015 - 08 Dec 2015)
  6. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GENDER AND URBAN POVERTY, New Delhi India (14 Feb 2015 - 19 Feb 2015)
INTERNAL COURSE- ORGANIZED BY PTJ
  1. BENGKEL PEMERKASAAN KUALITI PTJ AKADEMIK, Bilik Kuliah 4, Aras 3, Fakulti Alam Bina (07 Aug 2018 - 07 Aug 2018)
  2. BENGKEL JAWATANKUASA KERJA AUDIT INSTITUSI (JKKAI), UNIVERSITI MALAYA, Pullman Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar (04 Oct 2017 - 04 Oct 2017)
  3. BENGKEL PENGURUSAN RISIKO PTJ, Bilik Mesyuarat 3, Aras 4, Canseleri (07 Jun 2018 - 07 Jun 2018)
RESEARCH
  1. IMIGRATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF INDIAN PLANTATION WORKERS., (06 Sep 2010 - 19 Sep 2010)
  2. CHANGING ORDERS:GENDER,LIVELIHOODS,RESOURCES RIGHTS AND NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, (22 Aug 2011 - 26 Aug 2011)
  3. FERTILITY DECLINE AND TRANSFORMATION ON INTIMACY IN MALAYSIA AND JAPAN : A COMPARATIVE STUDY , (15 Sep 2008 - 13 Dec 2008)
  4. REFUGEE WOMEN GIRLS-KEYS TO THE GLOBAL, (20 Jul 2019 - 02 Aug 2019)
EXTERNAL COURSE
  1. AL 302 CORPORATE STRATEGY IN UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION, Kampus Akept, Bandar Enstek, Nilai Negeri Sembilan (01 Nov 2016 - 02 Nov 2016)
  2. GENDER RESPONSIVE BUDGETTING, Berlin,Germany (09 Oct 2011 - 15 Oct 2011)