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Asia-Europe Conference 2017

3 & 4 August 2017 - Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University Malaya.

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Report on the Training Workshop: Effective Proposal Preparation for European Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The workshop was co-organized by EURAXESS ASEAN and Asia-Europe Institute, University Malaya, held on Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 9am – 5.00 pm at ASEM Room.

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Asean's triumph

ASEAN is the cornerstone of Malaysia’s foreign policy, and a new book by Kishore Mahbubani and Jeffery Sng, The Asean Miracle, explains that this makes good sense. But, what is Asean’s particular power? Can it continue to triumph without support?

By Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim, Executice Director of AEI and Prof. Anthony Milner (Visiting Professor).

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UM leads local varsities into top 1% worldwide - 2018 QS World University Rankings

Having improved their ranking, the country’s five research universities have made it to the top 1% in the world out of 26,000, with its oldest university, Universiti Malaya (UM) on the verge of being among the world’s top 100.

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Report on the Talk by Dr. Fraser Cameron: Prospects for the EU and EU-Asia relations

The event was successfully held on 1st June 2017 at ASEM Room, AEI.

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The US withdrawal from the Paris Climate agreement: What lies ahead and who fills the vacuum?

Written by Dr. Sameer Kumar from Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya

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Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Malaysia visited AEI

Prof. Azirah and team met with His Excellency Dr. Yu Hyun-seok, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Malaysia today at the Asia-Europe Institute.

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Visit from Kyushu University representatives May 2017

On 12 May, the Director of CARUM and Executive Director of AEI, Professor Azirah Hashim met with representatives from Kyushu University to discuss planning for the ASEAN in Today's World 2018 (AsTW 2018) program.

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Great minds with Tan Sri Razali Ismail

A special Astro AWANI presentation. GREAT MINDS feature the nation's top personalities speaking up on issues that matter to us all.

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Visit to the ASEAN-Korea Centre

The ASEAN-Korea Centre welcomed distinguished guests in academia who visited the Centre through Korea Foundation’s invitation program.

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Prof Dzulkifli receives award

THE International Association of Universities immediate past president Prof Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak (pic) has been awarded the Universitas 21 2017 Gilbert Medal.

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Engaging the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): Implications for ASEAN

Interview with Dato’ M. Redzuan Kushairi Ambassador (R), Senior Advisor at AEI, who has been monitoring the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), and attended the Shanghai Cooperation Civil Society Organization (SCO) Network Meeting in April 2016.

Date: 11 May 2017

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The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace

A must-read book by Kishore Mahbubani & Jeffery Sng

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Singapore Visit May 2017

On 4-5 May the Director of CARUM and Executive Director of AEI, Professor Azirah Hashim, engaged in a series of meetings in Singapore.

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A White Paper for Dangerous Times

As the Australian Government prepares its first Foreign Policy White Paper in more than a decade, Australia needs to strengthen ties with Asia now more than ever before. An article by Prof. Dr. Anthony Milner.

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Amsterdam University Press Fall 2017 Asian Studies Catalogue

A book publication by our Executive Director, Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim is featured in this catalogue. 'African-Asian Encounters - New Cooperations and New Dependencies' was edited with Prof. Dr. Arndt Graf from Goethe-University Frankfurt.


SCENE@CMM - April 2017

This first newsletter from the JMN-CMM network is a way to connect the partners of the Jean Monnet Network on Challenges to Multilateralism and Multiculturalism (JMN-CMM) to the students, staff and faculty, and the research and policy communities in Southeast Asia and Europe.

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Whither ASEAN: Intergovernmental Association or An Integrated Community?

An article by Dato' Dr. Muthiah Alagappa, AEI's Visiting Professor. It was first published in PacNet #32 (Pacific Forum CSIS).

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2017/2018 Intake

Online Application starts from 1st January 2017 until 31st May 2017 at http://ips.um.edu.my. If you have any inquiries please do not hesitate to email us at asia_euro@um.edu.my or call +603-7967 6920/6907

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