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ASEAN-EU in Dialogue: Learning from Each Other

In the field of higher education, Erasmus+ supports a few main Actions targeting cooperation with Partner Countries. These include the Jean Monnet activities which aim to stimulate teaching, research and reflection in the field of European Union studies worldwide. In 2017, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya became the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCoE). With this designation, the Asia-Europe Institute is now recognised as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for three years from 2017. Read More

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  29 Oct 2019

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS: The ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2020

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS: The ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2020

Theme: Towards a Common Regional Identity: Developing synergies through Socio-Cultural Co-operation. AEI would like to invite academicians, practitioners, researchers, students and administrators from the private and public sectors to participate and submit papers to be considered for presentation.

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  6 Aug 2019

Engage more with Europe to strengthen international influence: Liew (The Sun Daily

Photo Gallery: Asia-Europe Conference 2019

Photos during the conference on 1st & 2nd August 2019.

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  1 Aug 2019

Engage more with Europe to strengthen international influence: Liew (The Sun Daily

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Engage more with Europe to strengthen international influence: Liew (The Sun Daily)

Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong said discussions and collaborations by means of such conferences could contribute to the country’s regional and international relations.

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  1 Aug 2019

Global conferences can help us be an Asian Tiger again, says Liew (FMT)

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Global conferences can help us be an Asian Tiger again, says Liew (FMT)

Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong said discussions and collaborations by means of such conferences could contribute to the country’s regional and international relations.

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  1 Aug 2019

Engage more with Europe to strengthen international influence - Liew

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Engage more with Europe to strengthen international influence - Liew (BERNAMA)

Malaysia needs to increase its engagement with European countries through platforms such as international conferences in its efforts to re-emerge as one of the ‘Asian Tiger’ economic power.

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  9 July 2019

Asia-Europe Conference 2019: Europe in the New Asia: New Anxieties, New Constructs

Asia-Europe Conference 2019

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.

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  25 July 2019

Report: Europe Day High School Outreach 2019 - Methodist Boys’ Secondary School Kuala Lumpur

Report: Europe Day High School Outreach 2019 - Methodist Boys’ Secondary School Kuala Lumpur

The objective of this programme is to create awareness about the European Union and ASEAN among students in Malaysia.

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  25 July 2019

Photo Gallery: Europe Day High School Outreach 2019 - Methodist Boys’ Secondary School Kuala Lumpur

Photo Gallery: Europe Day High School Outreach 2019 - Methodist Boys’ Secondary School Kuala Lumpur

The Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya had an opportunity to organize the second Europe Day High School Outreach at the Methodist Boys’ Secondary School Kuala Lumpur (MBSSKL) on Wednesday, 10 July 2019.

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  25 July 2019

Photo Gallery: Jean Monnet Special Public Lecture by Dr. Balázs Orbán, the Deputy Minister of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office

Photo Gallery: Jean Monnet Special Public Lecture by Dr. Balázs Orbán, the Deputy Minister of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office

Dr Balázs Orbán, the Deputy Minister of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office, presented a lecture entitled Hungary and the Central European Countries: Perspectives and Challenges.

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  11 June 2019

Hungary and the Central European Countries: Perspectives and Challenges

Hungary and the Central European Countries: Perspectives and Challenges

A Special Public Lecture by Dr. Balázs Orbán, Deputy Minister of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office on the 20th June 2019 (Thursday), 2.00 pm at the Kong Zi Institute, University of Malaya.

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  24 May 2019

ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018: Regional and Inter-Regional Economic Cooperation

[Book] ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018: Regional and Inter-Regional Economic Cooperation

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.

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  24 May 2019

Photo Gallery: Europe Day High School Outreach 2019 - Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Gombak

Report: Europe Day High School Outreach 2019 - Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Gombak

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.

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  16 May 2019

Photo Gallery: Europe Day High School Outreach 2019 - Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Gombak

  15 May 2019

Report on Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Michael Winzap, Ambassador of Switzerland to Malaysia

Report on Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Michael Winzap, Ambassador of Switzerland to Malaysia

As part of a two-week exhibition on “Modern Direct Democracy” jointly organised by the Embassy of Switzerland in Malaysia and the Asia-Europe Institute, H.E Ambassador Michael Winzap delivered a lecture entitled “Direct Democracy: The Swiss Experience.”

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  8 May 2019

Photo Gallery: Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2019: Bridging Regional Knowledge

Photo Gallery: Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2019: Bridging Regional Knowledge

The event was held on 24th & 25th April 2019 at the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya. Dr. Paul Gillespie who is an expert instructor in the field of comparative regionalism from University College Dublin shared his perspective.

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 7 May 2019

Europe Day High School Outreach

Europe Day High School Outreach

This Europe Day High School Outreach aims to create awareness among the high school students in Malaysia about the European Union especially for those who are studying European languages in their school. Next upcoming roadshow is at Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Gombak, Kuala Lumpur on 8th May 2019.

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  10 April 2019

Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2019: Bridging Regional Knowledge

Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2019: Bridging Regional Knowledge

The workshop is part of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence grant awarded by the Erasmus+ Programme in 2017 to the Asia-Europe Institute. Dr. Paul Gillespie who is an expert instructor in the field of comparative regionalism from University College Dublin will share his perspective.

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  7 May 2019

Photo Gallery: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, Ambassador of France to Malaysia

Photo Gallery: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Michael Winzap, Ambassador of Switzerland to Malaysia

The event was held on 17th April 2019 at the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya. The title of the lecture was 'Direct Democracy: The Swiss Experience', moderated by Mr. Wan Saiful Wan Jan, founder and former CEO of IDEAS & Chairman of PTPTN.

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  1 April 2019

JMALES: Direct Democracy: The Swiss Experience by H.E. Michael Winzap, Ambassador of Switzerland to Malaysia

JMALES: "Direct Democracy: The Swiss Experience" by H.E. Michael Winzap, Ambassador of Switzerland to Malaysia

In conjunction with Modern Direct Democracy: Exhibition and Forum, Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series present a Public Lecture by H.E. Michael Winzap, Ambassador of Switzerland to Malaysia on 17th April 2019 • 3.00pm • Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya.

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  20 March 2019

Report: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, Ambassador of France to Malaysia

Report: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, Ambassador of France to Malaysia

The event was held on 30 January 2019 at the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya. The title of the lecture was "The EU and ASEAN: Faced with the Choice of Democracy or Populism", moderated by AEI's Senior Advisor, Dato' Redzuan M. Kushairi and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sameer Kumar as the discussant.

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  20 March 2019

Photo Gallery: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, Ambassador of France to Malaysia

Photo Gallery: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, Ambassador of France to Malaysia

The event was held on 30 January 2019 at the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya. The title of the lecture was "The EU and ASEAN: Faced with the Choice of Democracy or Populism", moderated by AEI's Senior Advisor, Dato' Redzuan M. Kushairi and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sameer Kumar as the discussant.

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  16 Jan 2019

The EU and ASEAN: Faced with the Choice of Democracy or Populism

The EU and ASEAN: Faced with the Choice of Democracy or Populism

A Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series (ALES) featuring H.E. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, Ambassador of France to Malaysia. Date: 30th January 2019 (Wednesday) • 3.30pm • Venue: Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya

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  26 Dec 2018

Report on Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context

Report on Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context

The workshop was facilitated by an invited lecturer, Prof Andreas Stoffers, a professor of International Management from the University of Applied Languages/SDI Munich, Germany.

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  26 Sep 2018

Report on the Eminent Person Lecture Series Presented by The Honorable Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills of Ireland

Photo Gallery: Eminent Person Lecture Series Presented by The Honorable Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills of Ireland

The event was held on 19th September 2018 (Wednesday) 4.00 pm at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya

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  26 Sep 2018

Report on the Eminent Person Lecture Series Presented by The Honorable Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills of Ireland

Report on the Eminent Person Lecture Series Presented by The Honorable Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills of Ireland

The minister spoke on the Irish experience of Higher Education and stressed the long education connections between both Ireland and Malaysia.

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  20 Sep 2018

Malaysia perlu laksana 'penandaarasan' sebagai persediaan mendepani industri 4.0 - Menteri Ireland

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Malaysia perlu laksana 'penandaarasan' sebagai persediaan mendepani industri 4.0 - Menteri Ireland

Menteri Pendidikan dan Kemahiran Ireland, Richard Bruton, berkata pendekatan itu adalah bersesuaian bagi membantu sistem pendidikan negara kerana beliau percaya masanya telah tiba untuk Malaysia berbuat demikian.

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  20 Sep 2018

Malaysia should implement ‘benchmarking’ in preparation for Industrial Revolution 4.0, says Irish minister

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Malaysia should implement ‘benchmarking’ in preparation for Industrial Revolution 4.0, says Irish minister

Irish Minister of Education and Skills, Richard Bruton said the approach is appropriate to assist the country’s education system as he believed that it is high time for Malaysia to do so.

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  27 Aug 2018

Higher Education and IR 4.0: Impact on Economy, Business and Society

EMINENT PERSONS LECTURE SERIES

Higher Education and IR 4.0: Impact on Economy, Business and Society

by The Hon. Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills of Ireland • 19th September 2018 (Wednesday) • 4.00 pm • Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya

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  22 Aug 2018

The Elections to the European Parliament : What They Mean to the Political Integration Process

Jean Monnet Public Lecture: The Elections to the European Parliament: What They Mean to the Political Integration Process

by Étienne Bassot - Director of the Members' Research Service at European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS). 27th August 2018 (Monday) • 10.00 am • Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya.

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  20 Aug 2018

Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context

[Photo Gallery] Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context Workshop

The event was held on 13 & 14 August 2018 from 9am to 5pm at ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya.

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  17 Aug 2018

Photo Gallery: The Future of EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans by Dr. Damir Kapidzic

Photo Gallery: The Future of EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans by Dr. Damir Kapidzic

The event was held on 15th August 2018 (Wednesday) at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya.

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  10 Aug 2018

The Future of EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans

Jean Monnet Public Lecture: The Future of EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans

by Dr. Damir Kapidzic, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo. 15th August 2018 (Wednesday) • 2.30 pm • Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya.

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  31 Jul 2018

Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Workshop: Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context

13 & 14 August 2018 • 9am-5pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute - This workshop will examine EU/European Studies programmes in a few universities in countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines as well as Malaysia. It will address the various challenges encountered in teaching EU/European studies. In addition, different approaches used in teaching EU/European studies in the context of ASEAN will be discussed.

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  28 Feb 2019

Brief Report on the ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018

Brief Report on the ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018

On the 25th and 26th July 2018, the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya organised the ASEAN-EU Dialogue with the theme Regional and Inter-Regional Economic Cooperation: Identifying Priorities for ASEAN and the EU. The EU-ASEAN Dialogue was organised by the Asia-Europe Institute as part of the yearly Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence activities.

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  28 Feb 2019

[Photo Gallery] ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018

[Photo Gallery] ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018

The event was held on 25 & 26 July 2018 at the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

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 31 Jul 2018

EU sasar FTA dengan Malaysia, ASEAN

[Media Coverage] EU sasar FTA dengan Malaysia, ASEAN

Kesatuan Eropah (EU) mensasarkan untuk menandatangani Perjanjian Perdagangan Bebas (FTA) dengan Malaysia selepas memeterai FTA dengan Singapura dan Vietnam.

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 31 Jul 2018

Kestabilan Asia Tenggara penting bagi EU

[Media Coverage] Kestabilan Asia Tenggara penting bagi EU

Kesatuan Eropah (EU) memberi penekanan kepada nilai demokratik, pertumbuhan ekonomi dan kestabilan politik serantau dalam hubungannya dengan negara Asia Tenggara.

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 31 Jul 2018

ASEAN needs political will to implement open border policy

[Media Coverage] ASEAN needs political will to implement open border policy

ASEAN member countries need strong political will and right policies in place to facilitate an open border policy and boost intra-ASEAN trade, says Ambassador and Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Malaysia Maria Castillo-Fernandez.

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 5 Jul 2018

ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018

ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018 - Regional and Inter-Regional Economic Cooperation: Identifying Priorities for ASEAN and the EU

25 & 26 July 2018 • Day 1: 9am-5pm, Day 2: 9am-3.30pm • Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya

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 28 Jun 2018

Europe Day High School Outreach Program - Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur

Report for Europe Day High School Outreach Program - Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri, Kuala Lumpur

The second school visit for the Europe Day High School Outreach Program took place on the 14th May 2018 at the Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri (SESERI) Kuala Lumpur. The team consisted of the Activity Coordinator, led by Dr Nurliana Kamaruddin and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence team.

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 28 Jun 2018

Report for Europe Day High School Outreach Program - Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor

Report for Europe Day High School Outreach Program - Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor

On 5 May 2018, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya in collaboration with the European Union (EU) Delegation to Malaysia organized the Europe Day High School Outreach Progam at Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor (KUSESS) as part of its activities as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence.

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 4 May 2018

Europe Day High School Outreach

Europe Day High School Outreach

This Europe Day High School Outreach aims to create awareness among the high school students in Malaysia about the European Union especially for those who are studying European languages in their school.

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 27 Apr 2018

Italian ambassador speaks at Asia-Europe Institute

Italian ambassador speaks at Asia-Europe Institute

A media coverage from the New Straits Times newspaper dated 25th April 2018 about the AEI's Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series which featured Italian Ambassador in Kuala Lumpur, H.E. Cristiano Maggipinto.

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 23 Apr 2018

Siri kuliah Universiti Malaya bersama duta asing

Siri kuliah Universiti Malaya bersama duta asing

A media coverage from the Utusan Malaysia newspaper dated 21st April 2018 which featured the Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series conducted by AEI.

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 12 Apr 2018

Report: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series: H.E. Cristiano Maggipinto (Ambassador of Italy in Kuala Lumpur)

Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series: H.E. Cristiano Maggipinto (Ambassador of Italy in Kuala Lumpur)

On April 10, 2018, H.E. Cristiano Maggipinto, the Ambassador of Italy delivered a public lecture at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) titled “Italy and ASEAN: Political, Cultural and Economic Prospects of a New Relationship”. The Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture series is a regular lecture series hosted by the AEI with the aim of fostering dialogue and knowledge sharing between the EU diplomatic mission in Malaysia and the general public as well as students and academicians in particular.

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 12 Apr 2018

Report: Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2018: Bridging Regional Knowledge

[Report] Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2018: Bridging Regional Knowledge

Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) hosted the Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2018 as part of its activities as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on April 6 and 7, 2018. The workshop was titled Bridging Regional Knowledge and was conducted by invited lecturer, Dr Paul Gillespie. Dr Gillespie is the Deputy Director at the Institute of British-Irish Studies, and a Senior Research Fellow adjunct in the School of Politics and International Relations, University of College Dublin.

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 22 Mar 2018

Italy and ASEAN: Political, Cultural and Economic Prospects of a New Relationship

Italy and ASEAN: Political, Cultural and Economic Prospects of a New Relationship

Date: 10th April 2018 (Tuesday) • 2pm • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya

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 21 Mar 2018

Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2018: Bridging Regional Knowledge

Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2018: Bridging Regional Knowledge

Date: 6th & 7th April 2018 (Friday & Saturday) • 9am - 5pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya

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Last Updated: 29/10/2019