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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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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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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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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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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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The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace

A must-read book by Kishore Mahbubani & Jeffery Sng

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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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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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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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2017/2018 Intake

Online Application starts from 1st January 2017 until 31st May 2017 at http://ips.um.edu.my. If you have any inquiries please do not hesitate to email us at asia_euro@um.edu.my or call +603-7967 6920/6907

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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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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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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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Dutch Elections: A Break from Populism

Dr. Patrick Ziegenhain on BFM89.9 Radio

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‘Grexit’ whispers are making the rounds yet again

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

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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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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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An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations

AEI Insights Vol. 3 is now online!

Published by the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya

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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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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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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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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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New AEI Occasional Paper is published

AEI Occasional Paper #28

The ASEAN Higher Education Forum (AHEF) 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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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AEI Post Vol. 8

AEI Post Vol. 8 (2015) is published.

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.

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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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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, University of Malaya

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2016/2017 Intake Session at Asia-Europe Institute

2016/2017 Intake Session at Asia-Europe Institute

Application deadline has been extended until 30th June 2016.

Apply now. Get your Masters degree in ONE year. Financial assistance is available for qualified candidates.

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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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31st March, 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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30th March, 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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19th 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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