With the theme "Europe in the New Asia: New Anxieties, New Constructs", the conference brings together an extraordinary group of experts from Europe and the Asian region to review ASEAN-Europe strategic relations across several spheres. - 1st & 2nd August 2019 • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya.
A range of Kuala Lumpur-based specialists on international relations - security and foreign policy experts, historians, sociologists, and public policy specialists - gathered at the Asia-Europe Institute on 11 July to discuss recent literature on non-Western approaches to international relations.
WHEN the 34th ASEAN Summit was held in Thailand last month, one of the key documents released was the 'ASEAN Outlook on Indo-Pacific'. It was meant to support ASEAN’s continued effort to remain not only a key player, but also a driving force in the regional architecture. - Article by Dr. Nurliana Kamaruddin for the upcoming Asia-Europe Conference 2019 on 1st and 2nd August 2019 at the Asia-Europe Insitute, University of Malaya.
AS geopolitics change rapidly, Malaysia faces new security and defence challenges such as the increasing importance of maritime concerns, great power rivalry between China and the United States and the emergence of non-traditional threats. - By YB Senator Liew Chin Tong, one of the keynote presenter at the Asia-Europe Conference 2019 on 1st and 2nd August 2019 at the Asia-Europe Insitute, University of Malaya.
Date: 17th & 18th August 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) • Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm • This workshop will focus on the various ways SPSS can be used in research. It will discuss the common statistical analyses and the appropriate use of these analyses to answer research questions and test hypotheses. Using hands-on exercises, participants will learn how SPSS can be used to screen and explore data, test for normality and equality of variance and execute basic commands.
In Thai Military Power: A Culture of Strategic Accommodation, the author Greg Raymond outlines the historical context and strategic thinking behind Thailand’s diplomatic and military posture. It is an engaging and thought-provoking book which provides a much-needed analysis of an influential middle power at a time when such key players in the Asian region should be receiving more attention.
Indonesia, the biggest country of the Southeast Asian region, and world’s third largest democracy which houses the highest number of Muslims in the world, has completed the process of choosing a new government. Sadly, however, the post-election scenario in the country is mired in controversies.
Has Francis Fukuyama once again provided the key to making sense of the confusion going on around us, including in our own Asian (or Asia-Pacific, or Indo-Pacific) region? - Reviewed by Professor Anthony Milner
Get a 20% discount when you buy this book. Edited by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Leitner, Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim and Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg Wolf, Communicating with Asia brings together an international team of leading researchers to discuss South, South-East, East and Central Asia, and explore Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi-Urdu, Malay, and Russian as major languages.
The Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), as the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence organised the first High School Outreach programme of the year in conjunction with Europe Day 2019.
Edited by Fumitaka Furuoka, Aida Idris, Beatrice Lim and Rostika Petrus Boroh, this volume comprises papers presented at the ASEAN-EU dialogue 2018, on Regional and Inter-regional Economic Cooperation: Identifying Priorities for ASEAN and the EU. The dialogue is one of the key activities undertaken by the Asia-Europe Institute of the University of Malaya in the context of its recognition by the EU as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCoE) for the period 2017 to 2020.
There are dangers as well as benefits in keeping the election campaign away from foreign policy, as the public will find out after election day. - Article by Anthony Milner
Edited by Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim and Prof. Dr. Anthony Milner, this essay collection examines a range of Malaysian perspectives on regional institutions and regional community building. It identifies Malaysian aspirations and anxieties, as well as elements of a particular Malaysian regionalist style.