Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jatswan Singh, Executive Director, AEI, Universiti Malaya
Assoc Prof. Dr. Sameer Kumar, Associate Professor, AEI, Universiti Malaya
Editorial Board members
Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, Universiti Malaya (Former Executive Director, AEI, Universiti Malaya)
Dr. Nurliana Binti Kamaruddin, Dy. Executive Director (Academic), AEI, Universiti Malaya
Prof. Sarinah Low Abdullah, Deputy Executive Director (Research & Internationalization), AEI, Universiti Malaya
Prof. Dato' Dr. Rajah Rasiah, Distinguished Professor, AEI, Universiti Malaya
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fumitaka Furuoka, Associate Professor, AEI, Universiti Malaya
Datuk Prof. Dr. Norma Mansor, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Universiti Malaya
Dr. Roy Anthony Rogers, Senior Lecturer, Department of International and Strategic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya
Dr. Rahul Mishra, Senior Lecturer, AEI, Universiti Malaya
International Advisory Board
Prof. Dr. T. J. Pempel, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Prof. Emeritus Dr. Wilfrido V. Villacorta, De La Salle University, The Philippines
Prof. Dr. Anthony Milner, Visiting Professor, AEI, Universiti Malaya
Prof. Dr. Rajendra K. Jain, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Prof. Dr. Alfredo C. Robles Jr., Professor of International Studies, College of Liberal Arts, De La Salle University, The Philippines
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bersick, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
Prof Dr. Martin Jeffrey Holland, Director, National Centre for Research on Europe, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Prof. Gerhard Leitner, Emeritus Professor of English Linguistics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
AEI-Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations,
Vol. 6, Issue 1, January 2020,
Published by the Asia-Europe Institute Universiti Malaya
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Biographies in the order as authors’ articles appear in the journal.
Alexander G. Savelyev is the Dr. of Political Science, Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Moscow, Russian Federation.
M.Miandy Munusamy is an Administrative and Diplomatic Officer of the Public Service Department, Malaysia. He joined the Policy Coordination and International Division, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE) in April 2009 as a desk officer for multilateral cooperation. He has been seconded to the ASEM Education Secretariat Jakarta from 2015 to 2016 and attached to ASEM Education Secretariat Belgium in 2018 and 2019. In September 2017, he started his Doctorate study at Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya. His research is on Advancing the Internationalisation of Higher Education in Malaysia through the support of the ASEM Education Process.
Azirah Hashim is Professor of Linguistics at the Universiti Malaya and until recently Executive Director of the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya. Her research interests include Academic and Professional Discourse, Language Contact in Southeast Asia and Higher Education in ASEAN. Her publications include a co-authored book, English in Southeast Asia and ASEAN: Transformation of Language Habitats, Routledge (2020); co-edited volumes, Communicating with Asia: the Future of English as a Global Language, Cambridge University Press (2016) and Malaysian Perspectives on ASEAN Regionalism, Univesity of Malaya (2019) and articles in journals such as English Today, Discourse Studies and Multilingua.
Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada has a Ph.D. in economics from Universiti Malaya, and his main research fields are policy modelling, econographicology, international trade, and development economics. His research, which has been published extensively in journals such as Journal of Policy Modelling, Disasters, Quality & Quantity, Singapore Economic Review, Futures, and Contemporary Economics, revolves around policy-oriented topics relevant for Asia’s long-term development, including the policy modelling, natural disasters evaluation, and food security.
Anis H. Bajrektarević is chairperson and professor in international law and global political studies, Vienna, Austria. He has authored seven books (for American and European publishers) and numerous articles on, mainly, geopolitics energy and technology. Prof. Anis is the editor of the NY-based GHIR (Geopolitics, History and Intl. Relations) journal, and editorial board member of several similar specialized magazines on three continents. His 8th book, ‘Caspian: Status, Challenges, Prospects’ is scheduled for winter 2020-21.
Li Jingyi is a Ph.D. Candidate at Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya. Her research interests include COVID-19 and tourism studies.
Beatrice Lim is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Her research interests include labour economics and gender studies.
Khairul Hanim Pazim is a lecturer at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy，Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Her research interests include labour economics and aging studies.
Fumitaka Furuoka is an Associate Professor at Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya. His research interests include labor economics and international economics.
Wah Yun Low is a Professor of Psychology at the Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is currently the Deputy Executive Director (Research and Internationalisation), Asia-Europe Institute and Director, Centre for ASEAN Regionalism, at the university.
Aliyyah Nuha Faiqah Azman Firdaus is a former project officer at the Asia-Europe Institute and Centre for ASEAN Regionalism Universiti Malaya who specialises in applied linguistics and environmental discourse.
Bouasavanh Keovilay is a retired professor who used to be Dean of the Faculty of Letters, National University of Laos and on the Governing Board of SEAMEO QITEP (Quality Improvement for Teacher Education Personnel) in Language.
Vong Deuan Osay is an Associate Professor and a senior English language lecturer at the English Department, Faculty of Letters, National University of Laos (NUOL).
Bounthieng Vongsouangtham is an English teacher with several years of experience in teaching English to different levels of English learners in heterogeneous classes. She works in the International Relations Office and is the Head of the Cooperation Division.
Latsanyphone Soulignavong is the head of the academic division and has been a lecturer of English for both BA and MA,Faculty of Letters (FLE), the National University of Laos (NUOL) for over two decades.
Triangularity of nuclear arms control: Possible implications of China's involvement in nuclear arms talks (PDF 274KB)
Alexander G. Savelyev
The ASEM Education Process: Implications for higher education internationalization in Malaysia (PDF 297KB)
M.Miandy Munusamy and Azirah Hashim
A Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery Model: The national domestic economic auto-sustainability Model (NDEAS-Model) (PDF 265KB)
Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada
Unavoidability of Sino-American rift: History of strategic decoupling (PDF 299KB)
Anis H Bajrektarevic
COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the labour market in ASEAN countries (PDF 472KB)
Li Jingyi, Beatrice Lim, Khairul Hanim Pazim and Fumitaka Furuoka
Collaborative Training in Research Methodology: a case of Malaysia and Laos (PDF 257MB)
Wah Yun Low, Aliyyah Nuha Faiqah Azman Firdaus, Azirah Hashim, Bouasavanh Keovilay, Vong Deuan Osay, Bounthieng Vongsouangtham and Latsanyphone Soulignavong
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