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.
The event was held on 5th May 2019 at the Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Gombak
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.”
On 22nd March 2019, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), in collaboration with the Centre for ASEAN Regionalism University of Malaya (CARUM) and the Department of International Relations and Strategic Studies, University of 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, University of Malaya.
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.
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.
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
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'.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ambassador (R) Dato’ M. Redzuan Kushairi, Senior Advisor of Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya. All of us at AEI would like to offer our sincere condolences to his family.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
26 Dec 2018
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.
Prof Rajah Rasiah was invited to give his comment on Malaysia's Budget 2019. It was aired on 2nd November 2018
EU proposes Asia infrastructure links as challenge to China’s “Belt and Road” – Nikkei Asian Review
Asia-Europe Trade Talks Eclipsed by Brexit and Protectionism
Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak is the patron of Oxford University’s newly-established Centre for Southeast Asia Studies in its UK campus.
Continuing the successful annual AEI-ASEM Summer School programme, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of 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.
The event was held on 19th September 2018 (Wednesday) 4.00 pm at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya
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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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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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.
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.
Kesatuan Eropah (EU) memberi penekanan kepada nilai demokratik, pertumbuhan ekonomi dan kestabilan politik serantau dalam hubungannya dengan negara Asia Tenggara.
Kesatuan Eropah (EU) mensasarkan untuk menandatangani Perjanjian Perdagangan Bebas (FTA) dengan Malaysia selepas memeterai FTA dengan Singapura dan Vietnam.
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.
On 26 June 2018, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of 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.
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.
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.
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.
AEI-Insights: An International journal of Asia-Europe relations is a refereed journal published annually by the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya. We are now calling for original article contributions for Jan, 2019 issue of the journal (Volume 5 Issue 1).
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.
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.
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.
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.
On March 2, 2018, Dr. Sameer Kumar, Senior Lecturer, Asia-Europe Institute, delivered a special talk at MRC, University of 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.
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.
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, University of Malaya, and Nanhua University, Taiwan on 18th January 2018.
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.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Dr Surin during this trying time.
Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah urged University of Malaya to be at the forefront in championing integrity agenda in the country.
Congratulations to Prof. Anthony Milner, Visiting Professor at AEI & CARUM on being conferred the Honorary Degree Doctor of Humanities at the University of Malaya Convocation Ceremony 2017.
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.
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.
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.
The event was held on 27th August 2018 at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya
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.
The Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of 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.
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.
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.
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.
The event was held on the 13th June 2017 at AEI Auditorium.
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).
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.
UM is at 71st place globally and 20th in Asia
UM is at 85th place globally and 18th in Asia
The event was successfully held on 1st June 2017 at ASEM Room, 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.
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.
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
An article by Dato' Dr. Muthiah Alagappa, AEI's Visiting Professor. It was first published in PacNet #32 (Pacific Forum CSIS).
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.
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.
A commentary by Dr. Fumitaka Furuoka, Senior Research Fellow (Visiting), Asia-Europe Institute (AEI)
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.
By Anthony Milner. Kuala Lumpur: ISIS Malaysia, 2016
This monograph is an edited version of the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in International Studies Lecture 2015.
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.
ASEM-Newsletter Article August-October 2016
Throughout the two-week summer school, participants indicated that they really enjoyed this programme and gained lots of new experiences.
An article by Prof. Anthony Milner featured in The Australian Financial Review (afr.com)
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 ...
Gerakbudaya Book Launch & Panel Discussion
The book launch & panel discussion will be held on 30 November 2016, 8pm at Rumah Gerakbudaya in Petaling Jaya.
Multiculturalism and Multiethnicity in Asia and Europe
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.
International Conference on ASEAN Studies 2016: Press Release
The conference was jointly organized by AEI, CARUM, JPAS and KISEAS.
The AEI Post reflects the role of the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of 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.