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  4 Sept 2020

Exclusive Opportunity @ Asia-Europe Institute

Exclusive Opportunity @ Asia-Europe Institute

UM Exclusive Webinar Series • 10 Sept 2020 (Thursday), 10am -11am MYT • The Executive Director of Asia Europe Institute himself, Associate Professor Dr Jatswan Singh as well as Executive Deputy Director Professor Sarinah Low will be the honourable guest speakers for this event.

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  2 Sept 2020

he Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) and Trinity College Dublin (TCD) - ASEM Online Summer School 2020

The Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) and Trinity College Dublin (TCD) - ASEM Online Summer School 2020

14, 15, 17 & 18 September 2020 • 4pm-6pm (Malaysia Time) / 9am-11am (Irish Standard Time) • Theme: Multiculturalism in Asia and Europe: Issues and Challenges • Registration is now open.

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  20 Jul 2020

Webinar: Intercultural Management - Doing Business In ASEAN

Webinar: Intercultural Management - Doing Business In ASEAN

This event has new dates 4 sessions in November (10, 12, 17 & 24th) | 4 Speakers, Zoom platform | Experts on inter-cultural management and communication will deliver lectures and facilitate discussions in the webinar. Seats are limited.

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  29 Jul 2020

Who could move us beyond the US-China dynamic – ASEAN?

Who could move us beyond the US-China dynamic – ASEAN?

by Anthony Milner and Astanah Abdul Aziz

US-China, US-China – the commentary goes on and on. Who will be dominant? Must rising powers always go to war with established powers? Can the US assemble an Indo-Pacific alliance to balance China? Might the US agree to share primacy? These are urgent questions – but some recent Asian perspectives suggest a growing impatience with what a Japanese analyst calls these “bilateral dynamics”.

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  24 Jul 2020

Digital Data In Social Science Research: Legal And Ethical Concerns

Digital Data In Social Science Research: Legal And Ethical Concerns

Live Webinar • 2 Sept 2020 (Wednesday) • 11:00 am MYT (UTC+08) • Zoom platform | This webinar, jointly organized by the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), the University of Malaya Research Ethics Committee (UMREC) and the Centre for Law and Ethics in Science and Technology (CELEST), aims to address the legal and ethical issues in digital research in the social and behavioral domain. Its main focus is on the areas of cyber risk and security, data privacy and protection, and copyright protection.

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  22 Jul 2020

China’s Self-Inflicted Wounds in the South China Sea

China’s Self-Inflicted Wounds in the South China Sea

by Rahul Mishra

Increased aggression from Beijing has sparked more robust responses from Washington and the regional claimant states.

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  21 Jul 2020

Comparative Regionalism Online Workshop 2020: Bridging Regional Knowledge

Comparative Regionalism Online Workshop 2020: Bridging Regional Knowledge

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Asia-Europe Institute are proud to once again hosts Dr. Paul Gillespie who is an expert instructor in field of comparative regionalism from University College Dublin for the third year in a row to share his perspective on comparative regionalism. The online workshop is part of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence grant awarded by the Erasmus+ Programme in 2017 to the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya.

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  10 Jul 2020

Taking down BRICS

Sanctions: Death by a thousand cuts

by Mohamed Jawhar Hassan

The United Nations (UN) is a marvel. Successor to the ill-fated League of Nations, its pioneers managed to bring together all the nations of the world in a single global enterprise...

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  9 Jul 2020

Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context

Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context

20 & 21 July 2020 (Monday & Tuesday) • 10am - 1pm MYT (UTC+08) via Zoom platform | A two (2) day online workshop for social science lecturers, academic staff, research assistants and graduate students (limited number of participants)

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  8 Jul 2020

[Video] ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 2: Regional and Inter-Regional Dimensions in Higher Education Cooperation

[Video] ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 2

Regional and Inter-Regional Dimensions in Higher Education Cooperation

Webinar Date: 1st July 2020 (Wednesday) • 3.00pm (Malaysia time)

The full recording of the webinar. Speakers: Nadia Reynders, Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim, Dr. Filippo Bignami, Dr. Yang Mee Eng and moderator: Prof. Maya Khemlani David.

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  18 Jun 2020

ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 2: Regional and Inter-Regional Dimensions in Higher Education Cooperation

ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 2

Regional and Inter-Regional Dimensions in Higher Education Cooperation

Webinar Date: 1st July 2020 (Wednesday) • 3.00pm (Malaysia time)

Recent decades have seen a rise in regional organisations’ involvement in higher education for the purpose of promoting cooperation within and between Asia and Europe. In both regions, regional institutions with various coordination platforms and policy actors have been engaged in this activity...

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  22 Jun 2020

Verb Tense in Thesis/Academic Writing Workshop

Verb Tense in Thesis/Academic Writing Workshop

26 June 2020 • 11am - 12pm • Trainer: Prof. Maya Khemlani David , Honorary Professor at AEI • Open to all AEI students • Tenses carry meaning. It is therefore important to use appropriate tenses in different sections of your thesis/ paper. In this presentation we will discuss the appropriate verb tense to be used when writing your - Abstract, Introduction, Theoretical framework and methodology, Literature Review and referring to work of researchers, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Recommendations & Limitations

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  19 Jun 2020

AEI International Webinar Series featuring Prof. Dr. Sarwar Uddin Ahmed from Independent University, Bangladesh

Linkage between Social Responsibility and Institutional Investment: Evidence from Bangladesh

AEI International Webinar Series featuring Prof. Dr. Sarwar Uddin Ahmed from Independent University, Bangladesh • 18th June 2020 (Thursday) • 11.00 am Malaysia time (UTC+8) • Video available

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  17 Jun 2020

The silver lining in the Covid-19 crisis for Malaysia

The silver lining in the Covid-19 crisis for Malaysia

by Dr. Rahul Mishra

The Covid-19 pandemic hit Malaysia at a time when the country was in the midst of a political upheaval, with the government of the day changing after several unexpected political moves were made.

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  15 Jun 2020

Future Relationship between the UK and ASEAN: Prospects and Challenges

Future Relationship between the UK and ASEAN: Prospects and Challenges

Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Charles Hay MVO, British High Commissioner to Malaysia. Video lecture premiering on 16 June 2020 at 10.00 am

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  15 Jun 2020

Protect The Marginalised

Protect The Marginalised

The Penjana stimulus plan has been praised by economists. BFM89.9 speak to Distinguished Professor of Economics at Universiti Malaya, Dato' Dr Rajah Rasiah on areas that the government really needs to focus on.

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  11 Jun 2020

The video recording of ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 1: Perspectives on COVID-19: The ‘New Normal’

VIDEO OF ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 1

Perspectives on COVID-19: The ‘New Normal’

Event Date: 10th June 2020 (Wednesday) • 3.00pm (Malaysia time) • via Microsoft Teams

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the global population – not only from a health perspective, but politically, economically, and socially as well. The fallout means that society today will see fundamental adjustments in various aspects as we deal with “the new normal”.

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  4 Jun 2020

Wawancara Selamat Pagi Malaysia, TV1 bersama Profesor Ulung Dato' Dr. Rajah Rasiah

Wawancara Selamat Pagi Malaysia, TV1 bersama Profesor Ulung Dato' Dr. Rajah Rasiah

Pada 4 Jun 2020, Prof. Dato' Dr. Rajah Rasiah diwawancara oleh hos Selamat Pagi Malaysia, TV1 dengan topik 'Pelan Pemulihan Ekonomi Jangka Pendek'. Prof. Dato' Dr. Rajah Rasiah adalah Profesor Ulung Ekonomi di Institut Asia-Eropah, Universiti Malaya.

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  4 Jun 2020

Restoring Trust in Global Governance

Restoring Trust in Global Governance

by Tan Sri Hasmy Agam & Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic

Further to the points of view the undersigned authors expressed nearly two months ago, it is regretted that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) still misses to adopt the much-needed Council Resolution to address the COVID-19 (C-19) pandemic event. (The UN Security Council should urgently address Covid-19 – addendum)

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  4 Jun 2020

Enhancing Mobility in ASEAN

Enhancing Mobility in ASEAN

By Azirah Hashim and Andy Gibbs

With students, scholars, degrees and universities moving about the globe freely, there is a pressing need for international cooperation and agreements between ASEAN universities and universities in other parts of the world.

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  3 Jun 2020

Join Prof. Maya Khemlani David at the International Online Seminar on Pandemic, Literature and Life Crisis

Join Prof. Maya Khemlani David at the International Online Seminar on Pandemic, Literature and Life Crisis

This event is organised by Department of English, S.A. Jain (PG) College, Ambala City, India.

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  2 Jun 2020

Road Map of Post-Pandemic Asia May Look Different

Road Map of Post-Pandemic Asia May Look Different

By Greg Earl, Contributor, Australian Financial Review

Leading observers on Asia are debating whether nations in the region will consider new approaches to diplomatic and economic engagement.

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  2 Jun 2020

A Pandemic of Modern Piracy: The Decline of Regional Order

A Pandemic of Modern Piracy: The Decline of Regional Order

When a crisis seems to threaten regional states unevenly, the incentive for cooperation weakens says Choi Kang, Acting President and Director in the Center for Foreign Policy and National Security at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, South Korea. He argues that the Covid-19 pandemic has seen individual rather than collective action, and existing institutions that should have been part of a global response have been discredited.

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  2 Jun 2020

Where to Now for Middle Powers?

Where to Now for Middle Powers?

Both China and the United States will emerge from the current crisis with their reputations damaged, says David Capie, Associate Professor in International Relations at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He argues that today’s great power struggles are making it harder than ever for small and middle powers to navigate.

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  2 Jun 2020

Time for A New Regional Order: The Failure of American and Chinese Leadership

Time for A New Regional Order: The Failure of American and Chinese Leadership

US-China relations are now failing ‘the rest of Asia’ says Tsutomu Kikuchi, adjunct senior fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs. He argues that we can’t narrow the range of policy choices available to us as we push for a rules-based order.

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  2 Jun 2020

Divide, Cook and Consume

Divide, Cook and Consume

The COVID-19 phenomenon has accelerated degloblisation, writes Victor Sumsky, Director of the ASEAN Centre at Moscow State Institute of International Relations. Instead of preaching inclusiveness in the framework of economic cooperation in the Asia Pacific, the US has switched to the ‘free-and-open’ Indo-Pacific doctrine, aimed at containing China.

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  2 Jun 2020

Why International Institutions Matter: (And How They Are Letting Us Down)

Why International Institutions Matter: (And How They Are Letting Us Down)

Like the United States, Indonesia’s response to the pandemic has been lax, says Jusuf Wanandi, former Secretary of the Indonesian Supreme Advisory Council. Moreover, he argues regional cooperation is lacking – and the prospects for renewal are not strong.

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  28 May 2020

ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 1: Perspectives on COVID-19: The ‘New Normal’

ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 1

Perspectives on COVID-19: The ‘New Normal’

Date: 10th June 2020 (Wednesday) • 3.00pm (Malaysia time) • via Microsoft Teams

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the global population – not only from a health perspective, but politically, economically, and socially as well. The fallout means that society today will see fundamental adjustments in various aspects as we deal with “the new normal”.

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  27 May 2020

Chinese Steel Investments in ASEAN

Chinese Steel Investments in ASEAN

by Tham Siew Yean and Yeoh Wee Jin | ISEAS Perspective Issue: 2020 No.50

For iron and steel, China has identified Southeast Asia as the market with huge potential. The region’s high demand for infrastructure such as MRT lines, highways, bridges, roads, flyovers, dams and power plants match BRI aims, and fuel the demand for steel.

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  22 May 2020

The Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, January 1st - June 30th, 2020

The Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, January 1st - June 30th, 2020

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Dr. Ivan Velimir Starčević, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Malaysia

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  21 May 2020

COVID-19: An Opportunity to drive ASEAN Institutional Reform

COVID-19: An Opportunity to drive ASEAN Institutional Reform

China is channeling aid to Myanmar, but the virus crisis is a chance for existing multilateral bodies within the Asia Pacific to reset and reshape the foreign policy environment, says Aung Zin Phyo Thein from the Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies.

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  21 May 2020

Strategic and foreign policy implications of COVID-19

Strategic and foreign policy implications of COVID-19

A ‘self-help’ state is back, and nationalism, populism, xenophobia, trade, and territorial disputes are on the rise, writes Dang Cam Tu, Deputy Director-General at the Institute for Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam.

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  21 May 2020

The International Order After COVID-19

The International Order After COVID-19

COVID-19 has proven the weakness of ASEAN-led mechanisms, so it’s now time to rebuild a regional security architecture that can contain the more extreme effects of the growing US-China rivalry, writes Herman Kraft, Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of the Philippines.

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  21 May 2020

The International Order After COVID-19

No Time for ASEAN Members to Self-Isolate

Each ASEAN member state has acted individually rather than collectively, writes Pou Sothirak, Head of the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace. Knowing that this virus crosses national borders, a regional response makes a lot more sense.

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  19 May 2020

Why The Unemployment Problem Will Remain Unsolved

Why The Unemployment Problem Will Remain Unsolved

Mohd Nazari Ismail

The problem of unemployment is becoming more serious in many countries. The International Labor Organization (ILO) predicts 1.25 billion workers worldwide will lose their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic, accounting for 38 per cent of the world’s workforce. In the United States, since the outbreak of Covid-19, 33 million people have been made unemployed.

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  11 May 2020

The Virus and Regional Order - Perspectives from Asia and beyond

The Virus and Regional Order - Perspectives from Asia and beyond

A series of commentaries curated by the Australian Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific, in collaboration with Asialink (University of Melbourne)

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  11 May 2020

ASEAN Rises as the West Falls

ASEAN Rises as the West Falls

In contrast to the EU, the virus crisis might actually benefit ASEAN in the long run, says Nurliana Kamaruddin, Senior Lecturer at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya

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  11 May 2020

Re-writing multilateralism post-COVID

Re-writing multilateralism post-COVID

A new ‘smaller’ multilateralism could emerge from this crisis, says Indrani Bagchi, senior diplomatic editor with The Times of India, Indrani Bagchi.

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  11 May 2020

Cooperate or capitulate

Cooperate or capitulate

A dangerous ‘winner takes all’ crisis management approach is emerging from the virus, says Peking University’s Zha Daojiong.

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  11 May 2020

US-China ties going backwards

US-China ties going backwards

The virus crisis is eroding globalisation, and it’s hard to see the US-China relationship going any way but backwards, says Ralph Cossa of Pacific Forum.

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  9 May 2020

Covid-19 and the Way to return to normal: Role of OIC

Covid-19 and the Way to return to normal: Role of OIC

by Ali Goutali and Anis H. Bajrektarevic

All throughout its history, our world witnessed either abrupt, radical changes or gradual shifts and adjustments of the World Oder. Such recalibrations usually followed major crises, be it devastating wars or geopolitical transformations such as the end of Cold War.

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  6 May 2020

AEI Insights: Special Call for Papers – COVID-19

AEI Insights: Special Call for Papers – COVID-19

The journal invites articles and opinion pieces (op-eds) related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that have social, economic or political implications on Asia, Europe or both. COVID-19 related papers will be fast-processed and hosted online for immediate dissemination on AEI website as occasional papers. Selected papers from these would then be published in the Jan 2021 issue of AEI Insights - An international journal of Asia-Europe Relations.

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  4 May 2020

From the virus, a stronger more confident China

From the virus, a stronger more confident China

China will emerge from this crisis stronger and more confident, writes former senior Singapore civil servant, Peter Ho.

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  4 May 2020

Asia is Uniting Around Virus Crisis

Asia is Uniting Around Virus Crisis

The response to COVID-19 will continue the steady decline of US influence in Asia - and China’s rise, writes Bangkok Post correspondent and senior fellow, Kavi Chongkittavorn.

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  4 May 2020

Unite to Fight the Common Enemy

Unite to Fight the Common Enemy

While the COVID-19 crisis was an opportunity for greater global unity and coordination, nationalism and a trend against multilateralism has been the reality, writes Tsinghua University's Li Li.

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  4 May 2020

Deglobalisation, Authoritarianism and Asia’s Post-Virus Future

Deglobalisation, Authoritarianism and Asia’s Post-Virus Future

Prepare for further deglobalisation and realignment in Asia as the COVID-19 crisis continues, writes former Indian Foreign Secretary, Shyam Saran.

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  1 May 2020

Migrant Workers: Wake-Up Call for Malaysia

Migrant Workers: Wake-Up Call for Malaysia

by Johan Saravanamuttu & Khor Yu Leng

The world was awakened to Singapore’s spike of COVID-19 cases among its foreign workers recently. This should alert countries like Malaysia and Thailand, which have even larger numbers of migrant labour, of the impending crisis they have yet to face.

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  30 Apr 2020

The missing piece in the debate about the future regional order

The missing piece in the debate about the future regional order

by Dr. Nurliana Kamaruddin & Dr. Jan Vincent Galas

While all attention has been on the US and China, countries of the region themselves might have a say.

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  20 Apr 2020

COVID-19: UN Security Council should urgently take lead

COVID-19: UN Security Council should urgently take lead

by Tan Sri Hasmy Agam & Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic

While the pandemic is being dealt with by the World Health Organisation (WHO), along with other relevant United Nation Specialised Agencies (UN SA), the situation is deteriorating rapidly. In a scenario growing more and more likely, it could engulf the entire world, - and have consequences akin to those of a Third World War.

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  14 Apr 2020

Malaysia Needs A Pandemic Production Act

Malaysia Needs A Pandemic Production Act

By Distinguished Professor Dato' Dr Rajah Rasiah & Dr Khor Swee Kheng

While it is extremely pertinent to fight Covid-19 so as to contain, it is equally important to stem its debilitating effects on the national economies

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  14 Apr 2020

Economic Survival Under An Extended MCO

Economic Survival Under An Extended MCO

BFM89.9 The Business Station spoke to Distinguished Professor Dato’ Dr. Rajah Rasiah about which sectors are crucial to resucitating the nation's economy during the MCO, and whether we are already in the midst of a global recession.

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  23 Mar 2020

The passing of Professor Dr. Aileen S. P. Baviera

The passing of Professor Dr. Aileen S. P. Baviera

The Asia Europe Institute wishes to offer our sincere condolences on the passing of Professor Dr. Aileen S. P. Baviera from University of the Philippines Diliman.

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  10 Mar 2020

Working Conference on ASEAN-UK Relations in the Changing Regional Architecture

Prof. Dr. Sarinah Low Wah Yun is the new Acting Chairperson for UMREC

Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Sarinah Low Wah Yun for being appointed as the new Acting Chairperson for University of Malaya Research Ethics Committee-Non Medical (UMREC)

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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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  5 Mar 2020

Working Conference on ASEAN-UK Relations in the Changing Regional Architecture

Trinity Long Room Hub Visiting Research Fellowship

Professor Azirah Hashim is a recipient of the Trinity Long Room Hub Visiting Research Fellowship, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland.

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  4 Mac 2020

Working Conference on ASEAN-UK Relations in the Changing Regional Architecture

Working Conference on ASEAN-UK Relations in the Changing Regional Architecture

Dr. Sameer Kumar, Associate Professor, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya, was an invited speaker at the conference held at the ASEAN Secretariat building, Jalan Sisingamangaraja, Jakarta, on February 18-19, 2020.

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  12 Feb 2020

Visit of Croatian Ambassador

Visit of Croatian Ambassador

On Tuesday, 11 February 2020, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya was visited by the Ambassador of The Republic of Croatia to Malaysia, His Excellency Dr. Ivan Velimir Starčević

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  11 Feb 2020

Workshop on Academic Writing: Getting Your Paper Published

Workshop on Academic Writing: Getting Your Paper Published

12th February 2020 (Wednesday), 08:30 am – 05:00 pm, Venue: AEI Resource Centre.

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  29 Jan 2020

AEI Insights Vol. 6, Issue 1, January 2020

AEI Insights Vol. 6, Issue 1, January 2020

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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  29 Jan 2020

AEI Bulletin: July - December 2019

AEI Bulletin: July - December 2019

The regular email update of the Asia-Europe Institute's activities from July until December 2019.

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  6 Jan 2020

BRECIL was featured in UM Research Bulletin Vol. 19 No.2 2019

BRECIL was featured in UM Research Bulletin Vol. 19 No.2 2019

‘Building Social Research Capacities in Higher Education Institutions in Lao PDR and Malaysia’ is a multi-country Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education joint project involving higher education institutions from both the EU and ASEAN countries.

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  31 Dec 2019

Congratulations to Mr. Arvend Applasamy on receiving the ASEAN Youth Leadership Award 2019

Congratulations to Mr. Arvend Applasamy on receiving the ASEAN Youth Leadership Award 2019

Arvend received the award at the ASEAN Youth Leadership Summit 2019 organised by the Global Youth Parliament in Manila, Philippines.

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  30 Dec 2019

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

Report: Asia-Europe Conference 2019

The 2019 conference brought together eminent thinkers and academics from more than ten countries across Asia and Europe, who discussed a wide range of topics such as western and non-western approaches to international relations, European and Asian security architectures, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the emerging Indo-Pacific construct.

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  24 Dec 2019

Kick-Off meeting in Berlin of the ASEM Education Standing Working Group

Kick-Off meeting in Berlin of the ASEM Education Standing Working Group

The meeting was held on 9 and 10 December 2019 in Hotel Savoy, Berlin, Germany. AEI was invited and represented by Executive Director, Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim.

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  2 Dec 2019

Congratulations to Professor Dr Low Wah Yun!

Congratulations to Professor Dr Low Wah Yun!

On being appointed as the new President of the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) effective 20th November 2019.

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  29 Nov 2019

PHOTO GALLERY: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Prof. Krzysztof Dębnicki, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Malaysia

Photo Gallery: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Prof. Krzysztof Dębnicki, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Malaysia

The event was held on 15 November 2019 at the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya. The title of the presentation was "World War II: The Polish Experience.", moderated by AEI's Senior Lecturer, Dr. Rahul Mishra.

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  29 Nov 2019

Report on Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Prof. Krzysztof Dębnicki, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Malaysia

Report: Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series featuring H.E. Prof. Krzysztof Dębnicki, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Malaysia

In conjunction with a two-week exhibition on “Polish Citizens during WWII” jointly organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland to Malaysia and the Asia-Europe Institute, a lecture was presented by His Excellency Professor Krzysztof Dębnicki, the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Malaysia.

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  29 Nov 2019

ASEAN/Malaysia to Benefit from K-Economy Pivot

ASEAN/Malaysia to Benefit from K-Economy Pivot

Dr Nurliana Kamaruddin, Senior Lecturer, Asia-Europe Institute Universiti Malaya shared her views on BFM's Morning Run podcast that was presented by Julian Ng and Wong Shou Ning.

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  15 Oct 2019

AMOS for Structural Equation Modeling in Research

[Postponed] AMOS for Structural Equation Modeling in Research

With regret, this workshop has been postponed to a later date. Please contact Nazmul Islam for further inquiries.

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  11 Nov 2019

Prof Rajah Rasiah bestowed datukship by Sultan of Perak. Congratulations!

Prof Rajah Rasiah bestowed datukship by Sultan of Perak. Congratulations!

Prof Dato' Rajah Rasiah from the Asia Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya were made Dato' after being conferred the Darjah Dato' Paduka Mahkota Perak (DPMP) in conjunction with the 63rd Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah.

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  18 Oct 2019

Malaysia-Russia relations in ASEAN studies

Malaysia-Russia relations in ASEAN studies

Professor Anthony Milner, Visiting Professor at AEI and CARUM, engaged in the 'ASEAN Academic Days' program at MGIMO University in Moscow in the second week of October.

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  13 Sept 2019

Lao, Malaysian universities partner to strengthen social research

Lao, Malaysian universities partner to strengthen social research

Lao lecturers and specialists from Malaysia’s Universiti Malaya gathered in Vientiane on Wednesday for a three-day meeting to share experiences in social research, aiming to build the capacity of trainers in this field.

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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

NEWS FROM MEDIA

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)

NEWS FROM MEDIA

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

NEWS FROM MEDIA

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, Universiti Malaya.

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  24 July 2019

Asia-Europe Conference 2019: Related Readings

Asia-Europe Conference 2019: Related Readings

We feature some conference-related publications to help you stay abreast with the key themes of our conference

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  26 July 2019

National Forum on Sustainability, CSR & SDG 2019

National Forum on Sustainability, CSR & SDG 2019

Presentation by Prof. Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Senior Advisor of AEI, at the National Forum on Sustainability, CSR & SDG 2019

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  24 July 2019

AEI Bulletin: Oct - Dec 2018

AEI Bulletin: Jan - June 2019

The regular email update of the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) at the Universiti Malaya.

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  22 July 2019

Seminar on Western and non-Western International Relations

Seminar on Western and non-Western International Relations

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.

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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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  14 May 2019

Report on AEI Lecture Series: Terrorism in Southeast Asia: Trends and Challenges

Report on AEI Lecture Series: Terrorism in Southeast Asia: Trends and Challenges

On 22nd March 2019, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), in collaboration with the Centre for ASEAN Regionalism Universiti Malaya (CARUM) and the Department of International Relations and Strategic Studies, Universiti Malaya, organised the AEI Lecture Series on the topic of “Terrorism in Southeast Asia: Trends and Challenges”. The lecture series was presented by a panel of distinguished speakers that included Associate Prof. Dr Bilveer Singh, Mr Jasminder Singh, and Mr Muhammad Haziq Bin Jani, and moderated by Dr Roy Anthony Rogers from the Department of International Relations and Strategic Studies, Universiti Malaya.

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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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  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, Universiti 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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  27 Feb, 2019

#TheLiteBreakfast with Prof. Dr. Rajah Rasiah, on the implementation of a congestion charge

#TheLiteBreakfast with Prof. Dr. Rajah Rasiah, on the implementation of a congestion charge

The Lite Breakfast speaks to Prof. Dr. Rajah Rasiah, Economist from Universiti Malaya, about the abolishment of toll charges and implementation of a congestion charge. #thelitebreakfast

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  27 Feb 2019

CSCAP (Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific) Retreat: the ASEAN Regional Forum, and the Rules-Based Order

CSCAP (Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific) Retreat: the ASEAN Regional Forum, and the Rules-Based Order

CSCAP (Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific) held a special Retreat at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, on 21-22 February to discuss first, the future of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) and secondly, the concept of the 'Rules-Based Order'.

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  22 Feb 2019

The passing of Ambassador (R) Dato’ M. Redzuan Kushairi, Senior Advisor of AEI

The passing of Ambassador (R) Dato’ M. Redzuan Kushairi, Senior Advisor of AEI

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ambassador (R) Dato’ M. Redzuan Kushairi, Senior Advisor of Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya. All of us at AEI would like to offer our sincere condolences to his family.

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  20 Feb 2019

#TheLiteBreakfast with Prof Dr. Rajah Rasiah on the current economic state of Malaysia

#TheLiteBreakfast with Prof Dr. Rajah Rasiah on the current economic state of Malaysia

The Lite Breakfast speaks to Prof Dr Rajah Rasiah, distinguished Professor of International Development, Asia Europe Institute Universiti of Malaya, on the current economic state of Malaysia.

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  20 Feb 2019

AEI Bulletin: Oct - Dec 2018

AEI Bulletin: Oct - Dec 2018

The regular email update of the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) at the Universiti Malaya.

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  25 Jan 2019

AEI-Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations, Vol. 5, Issue 1, January 2019

AEI Insights Vol. 5, Issue 1, January 2019

AEI-Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations, Vol. 5, Issue 1, January 2019. Published by the Asia-Europe Institute Universiti Malaya.

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  22 Jan 2019

Talk on Levers of HR and how they Influence Corporate Culture in the EU Context

Talk on Levers of HR and how they Influence Corporate Culture in the EU Context

Assoc Prof. Dr. Sameer presented the paper with relevance to Business Process Transformation in EU at the recently held International Conference, ICACEST 2018, in Penang. Levers of Human Resources such as compensation systems, performance management, recruiting & talent management and Training & development have significant impact on Corporate Culture, especially in the ASEAN/EU context.

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  22 Jan 2019

Innovation of Products, Services and Business processes in ASEAN through Design Thinking

Innovation of Products, Services and Business processes in ASEAN through Design Thinking

Design Thinking may well be the mother of innovation without which any organization in the long-run risks getting extinct. In order to survive businesses in ASEAN have to evolve and in order to evolve they must innovate. Assoc Prof. Dr. Sameer presented the paper with relevance to Industry 4.0 at the recently held International Conference ICACEST 2018 in Penang.

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  22 Jan 2019

Industry 4.0: A quantitative study of online identity reconstruction

Industry 4.0: A quantitative study of online identity reconstruction

Assoc Prof. Dr. Sameer presented the paper with relevance to Industry 4.0 in Asia at the recently held International Conference ICACEST 2018 in Penang. The findings of this study might be useful for social network platform service providers in Asia.

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  16 Jan 2019

Article written by Prof. Amitav Acharya and Dr. Rahul Mishra published in IDFR journal

Article written by Prof. Amitav Acharya and Dr. Rahul Mishra published in IDFR journal

The article on 'Rise of China & Asian Regionalism: Implications for ASEAN' for the Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, published by the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia

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  26 Dec 2018

Report on Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context

[Report] Teaching EU Studies in the ASEAN Context Workshop

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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  10 Oct 2018

Prof. Rajah Rasiah was a guest on TV2's News@2 commenting on Budget 2019

Prof. Rajah Rasiah was a guest on TV2's News@2 commenting on Budget 2019

Prof Rajah Rasiah was invited to give his comment on Malaysia's Budget 2019. It was aired on 2nd November 2018

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  10 Oct 2018

Dr Rahul Mishra's interview with Nikkei Asian Review

Dr Rahul Mishra's interview with Nikkei Asian Review

EU proposes Asia infrastructure links as challenge to China’s “Belt and Road” – Nikkei Asian Review

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  10 Oct 2018

Asia-Europe Trade Talks Eclipsed by Brexit and Protectionism

Dr Rahul Mishra's interview with Nikkei Asian Review

Asia-Europe Trade Talks Eclipsed by Brexit and Protectionism

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  10 Oct 2018

Oxford appoints Perak Sultan as patron of new South-east Asia studies centre

Oxford appoints Perak Sultan as patron of new Southeast Asia studies centre

Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak is the patron of Oxford University’s newly-established Centre for Southeast Asia Studies in its UK campus.

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  10 Oct 2018

REPORT: 4th AEI-ASEM Summer School 2018

REPORT: 4th AEI-ASEM Summer School 2018

Continuing the successful annual AEI-ASEM Summer School programme, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya, supported by the Ministry of Education Malaysia organised the 4th AEI-ASEM Summer School on 30th July to 10th August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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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), Universiti 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

NEWS FROM MEDIA

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

NEWS FROM MEDIA

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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  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, Universiti 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, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

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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

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

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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  25 Jun 2018

AEI welcomed the delegation from HEC Montréal for the Campus Abroad Program

AEI welcomed the delegation from HEC Montréal for the Campus Abroad Program

On 26 June 2018, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya welcomed the delegation of the Campus Abroad Program from HEC Montréal, Quebec, Canada. The delegation consisted of 20 students and was led by Assoc. Prof. Jahan-Ara Peerally and Assistant Professor Aude Le Cottier.

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  25 Jun 2018

Professor Anthony Milner elected as non-ASEAN Chair of the CSCAP

Professor Anthony Milner elected as non-ASEAN Chair of the CSCAP

Professor Anthony Milner AM, FASSA, FRHistS, Visiting Professor at AEI and CARUM, has been elected non-ASEAN Chair of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) for the period May 2018 to May 2020.

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  25 Jun 2018

Report for 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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  25 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), Universiti 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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  30 May 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: AEI Insights Jan 2019 issue (Vol 5 Issue 1)

CALL FOR PAPERS: AEI Insights Jan 2019 issue (Vol 5 Issue 1)

AEI-Insights: An International journal of Asia-Europe relations is a refereed journal published annually by the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya. We are now calling for original article contributions for Jan, 2019 issue of the journal (Volume 5 Issue 1).

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  27 Apr 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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  20 Apr 2018

ASEAN in Today's World (AsTW) 2018

ASEAN in Today's World (AsTW) 2018

The ASEAN in Today's World (AsTW) 2018, a two-week international study program, was co-organised by the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya and Kyushu University from 22 February to 7 March 2018 at AEI.

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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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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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BRECIL in the news: Lao National Television

On 4th April 2018, BRECIL project was featured in Lao National Television in conjunction with the kick-off meeting held in National University of Laos.

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Experts mull development of higher education research capacity

5 April - Vientiane Times: National University of Laos (NUOL) lecturers are currently gaining an understanding of the BRECIL Project - Building Social Research Capacities in Higher Education Institutions in Laos and Malaysia - at the National University of Laos from April 4-6.

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Dr. Sameer Kumar delivers a special talk on Industry 4.0 (Industrie 4.0) and its implications on ASEAN

On March 2, 2018, Dr. Sameer Kumar, Senior Lecturer, Asia-Europe Institute, delivered a special talk at MRC, Universiti Malaya, on ‘Industry 4.0 (Industrie 4.0) and its implication on ASEAN’ to a visiting group of Postgraduate students and faculty members of a well-known business Institute in India.

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Prof. Dr. Rajah Rasiah Named Distinguished Professor For 2017

Apart from Malaysia, Dr Rajah was also well-known in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos as the outcome of his economic researchers were evident in the formulation of government policies in these countries.

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An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations

AEI Insights Vol. 4 (2018) is now online!

Published by the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya

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Dr. Rahul Mishra participated in International Workshop entitled "Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy in Comparative Perspectives"

Dr. Rahul Mishra, Senior Lecturer at Asia-Europe Institute, participated as a panelist in the International Workshop jointly hosted by the Institute of China Studies, Universiti Malaya, and Nanhua University, Taiwan on 18th January 2018.

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EU-ASEAN Relations: Perspectives from Malaysia

With this booklet, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) aims to provide a well structured academic overview of the most important issues of EU-ASEAN relations. We are thankful for the financial support given by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Malaysia, whom are sponsors of this publication.

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Why Malay(sian) Studies Matter

by Prof. Anthony Milner (Merdeka Award 2017 Laureate) on BFM89.9 The Bigger Picture - Live & Learn

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AEI offers our prayers and deepest condolences on the passing of H.E. Dr Surin Pitsuwan

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Dr Surin during this trying time.

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Perak Sultan urges UM to inculcate integrity among its students

Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah urged Universiti Malaya to be at the forefront in championing integrity agenda in the country.

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  23 Oct 2017

Honorary Degree Doctor of Humanities: Anthony Crothers Milner

Honorary Degree Doctor of Humanities: Anthony Crothers Milner

Congratulations to Prof. Anthony Milner, Visiting Professor at AEI & CARUM on being conferred the Honorary Degree Doctor of Humanities at the Universiti Malaya Convocation Ceremony 2017.

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  23 Oct 2017

Prof. Anthony Milner's Doctor of Humanities Acceptance Speech

Prof. Anthony Milner's Doctor of Humanities Acceptance Speech

This is an extraordinary honour. I have been involved with Malaysia since the 1960s, when I visited here on a student exchange scheme, and heard a talk by Tunku Abdul Rahman in this university.

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  27 Sep 2017

Contributions of Tun Abdul Razak to the Development of Malaysia - Non-Partisan Reflections: First Author's Workshop

Contributions of Tun Abdul Razak to the Development of Malaysia - Non-Partisan Reflections: First Author's Workshop

Organised by UM Press & AEI, this workshop seeks to critically examine the contributions of Tun Abdul Razak to Malaysia’s development with a view towards elucidating implications not just for Malaysia’s future development but also to draw lessons for other latecomer economies.

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  27 Sep 2017

ASEAN in Today's World (AsTW) 2018

ASEAN in Today's World (AsTW) 2018

ASEAN in Today's World (AsTW) 2018 is a two-week international study program focusing on ASEAN and East Asian affairs. It is designed for university students from around the world. Limited number of scholarships are also available to students from ASEAN countries.

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  13 Jul 2017

Prof. Anthony Milner's Merdeka Award 2017 Acceptance Speech

Prof. Anthony Milner's Merdeka Award 2017 Acceptance Speech

I have been driven by a desire to understand Malaysian society, especially Malay perspectives - and I have worked on the assumption that a knowledge of history is vital.

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  13 Jul 2017

Full Report: The 3rd AEI-ASEM Summer School 2017

Full Report: The 3rd AEI-ASEM Summer School 2017

The Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya along with Maastricht University in Brussels, Belgium collaborated for the 3rd AEI-ASEM Summer School programme 2017 with the theme “Cultural Pluralism in Asia and Europe” which was successfully conducted from 24 July to 4 August 2017.

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  13 Jul 2017

Photo Gallery: AEI-ASEM Summer School 2017

Photo Gallery: AEI-ASEM Summer School 2017

This programme was a joint effort with ASEM partner countries and the Jean Monnet Network on Challenges to Multiculturalism and Multilateralism, and was supported by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia along with the EU Centre in Singapore.

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  13 Jul 2017

Six outstanding individuals receive prestigious Merdeka Awards

Six outstanding individuals receive prestigious Merdeka Awards

The sixth and final award recipient went to South-East Asia expert Prof Dr Anthony Milner, in the category of Outstanding Contribution to the People of Malaysia.

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  5 Jun 2017

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

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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  5 June, 2017

ASEAN's triumph

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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  5 Jun 2017

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

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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  5 Jun 2017

2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject Rankings: Social Sciences & Management

  5 Jun 2017

2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject: Arts and Humanities

  5 Jun 2017

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

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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  18 May 2017

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Malaysia visited AEI

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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  18 May 2017

Visit from Kyushu University representatives May 2017

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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  17 May 2017

Visit to the ASEAN-Korea Centre

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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  16 May 2017

Prof Dzulkifli receives award

Panel Discussion:

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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  11 May 2017

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

Panel Discussion:

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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  11 May 2017

The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace

Panel Discussion:

The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace

A must-read book by Kishore Mahbubani & Jeffery Sng

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  11 May 2017

Singapore Visit May 2017

Panel Discussion:

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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  20 Apr 2017

A White Paper for Dangerous Times

2017/2018 Intake

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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  19 Apr 2017

Whither ASEAN: Intergovernmental Association or An Integrated Community?

2017/2018 Intake

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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  17 May 2017

Great minds with Tan Sri Razali Ismail

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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  20 Apr 2017

Amsterdam University Press Fall 2017 Asian Studies Catalogue

2017/2018 Intake

Amsterdam University Press Fall 2017 Asian Studies Catalogue

A 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.

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  19 Apr 2017

SCENE@CMM - April 2017

2017/2018 Intake

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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  20 Mar 2017

Dutch Elections: A Break from Populism

Dutch Elections: A Break from Populism

Dr. Patrick Ziegenhain on BFM89.9 Radio

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  14 Mar 2017

‘Grexit’ whispers are making the rounds yet again

‘Grexit’ whispers are making the rounds yet again

A commentary by Dr. Sameer Kumar, Senior Lecturer, Asia-Europe Institute (AEI)

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  7 Mar 2017

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and ASEAN economy: A policy shift in the Trump Administration and its impact

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and ASEAN economy: A policy shift in the Trump Administration and its impact

A commentary by Dr. Fumitaka Furuoka, Senior Research Fellow (Visiting), Asia-Europe Institute (AEI)

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  20 Jan 2017

Japan Visit

Japan Visit December 2016

Japan is a vital Dialogue Partner of ASEAN and a key participant in the Asia-Europe Meetings (ASEM); it also hosts a range of research institutions which focus on regionalism issues.

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  20 Jan 2017

AEI Insights Vol. 3 is now online!

An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations

AEI Insights Vol. 3 is now online!

Published by the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya

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  20 Jan 2016

Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts

Charting the Economy: Early 20th Century Malaya and Contemporary Malaysian Contrasts

The hardcover book, which was authored by Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah, charts the course of Malaya’s commodity-dependent economy during the first 40 years of the 20th century under British colonial control, contrasting that course with the economic growth and development in contemporary Malaysia.

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  9 Jan 2017

Will ASEAN Continue to be the Cornerstone of Malaysian Foreign Policy: The Community-building Priority

By Anthony Milner. Kuala Lumpur: ISIS Malaysia, 2016

Will ASEAN Continue to be the Cornerstone of Malaysian Foreign Policy: The “Community-building” Priority

This monograph is an edited version of the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in International Studies Lecture 2015.

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  24 Nov 2016

Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Centre for Asean Regionalism (CARUM) and ASEAN Headquarters

Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Centre for ASEAN Regionalism (CARUM) and ASEAN Headquarters

On 21-22 November 2016, Professor Azirah Hashim, Executive Director of AEI and Director of CARUM met with a number of diplomats and senior officials at ASEAN Headquarters in Jakarta.

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  23 Nov 2016

The 2nd Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) - ASEM Summer School

ASEM-Newsletter Article August-October 2016

The 2nd Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) - ASEM Summer School

Throughout the two-week summer school, participants indicated that they really enjoyed this programme and gained lots of new experiences.

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  31 Oct 2016

AEI Occasional Paper #28

New AEI Occasional Paper is published

AEI Occasional Paper #28

The ASEAN Higher Education Forum (AHEF) 2015

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  28 Oct 2016

Australia may need a post-America foreign policy Plan B

An article by Prof. Anthony Milner featured in The Australian Financial Review (afr.com)

Australia may need a post-America foreign policy Plan B

Is Australia quietly developing a Plan B for our international positioning? For the first time a Singapore prime minister has been asked to address our Parliament; soon the ...

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  23 Nov 2016

Kerajaan: Gerakbudaya Book Launch & Panel Discussion

Gerakbudaya Book Launch & Panel Discussion

Kerajaan: From Traditional Polities to Contemporary Malay Politics

The book launch & panel discussion will be held on 30 November 2016, 8pm at Rumah Gerakbudaya in Petaling Jaya.

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  10 Oct 2016

Luncheon Seminar 19 September 2016

CARUM & AEI hosted a luncheon seminar to follow up the ICONAS 2016

Luncheon Seminar 19 September 2016

Discussing different aspects of Malaysian approaches to regionalism, and with an eye to a future publication, the following topics were identified as...

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  4 Oct 2016

Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Available Position: Senior Lecturer

In line with our rapid growth and international stature, we seek experienced, highly motivated and research oriented individuals to join our university.

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  21 Sep 2016

2nd AEI-ASEM Summer School Programme: The Official Report

Multiculturalism and Multiethnicity in Asia and Europe

2nd AEI-ASEM Summer School Programme: The Official Report

It was successfully conducted from 7th until 21st August 2016 in the context of balanced mobility in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.

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  28 Jul 2016

The South China Sea threat to ASEAN – highlighted at ICONAS/CARUM/JPAS conference

International Conference on ASEAN Studies 2016: Press Release

The South China Sea threat to ASEAN – highlighted at ICONAS/CARUM/JPAS conference

The conference was jointly organized by AEI, CARUM, JPAS and KISEAS.

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  12 May 2016

AEI Post Vol. 8

AEI Post Vol. 8 (2015) is published.

The AEI Post reflects the role of the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya as a leading postgraduate institution in the region that bridges the gap between Asia and Europe through fostering exchange of students and scholars, activities and research on Asia and Europe.

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  31 Mar 2016

AEI Occasional Paper 24

New AEI Occasional Paper is published

AEI Occasional Paper #27

Regional Cooperation of the Nordic Countries
Past, Present and Future Challenges

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  6th april, 2016

AEI Insights Vol. 1 & Vol. 2

An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations

AEI Insights Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 are now online!

Published by the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya

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  25 Feb 2016

2nd AEI-ASEM Summer School

Interested in joining AEI-ASEM Summer School program?

Registration is open now!

Register before 30th May 2016 to qualify for early bird rates.

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  31 Mar 2016

AEI Occasional Paper 24

New AEI Occasional Paper is published

AEI Occasional Paper #24

The Future of ASEM & Be the Change that You Want to See in the World

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  30 Mar 2016

AEI Occasional Paper 26

New AEI Occasional Paper is published

AEI Occasional Paper #26

Asia's Next Big Challenge: To Balance Growth and Political Development

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  19 Feb 2016

Leibniz – DAAD Research Fellowships 2016

Application deadline: 9th March, 2016

Leibniz – DAAD Research Fellowships 2016

Opportunity to conduct research at a Leibniz Institute in Germany.

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