12-15 July 2021 ● 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm MYT ● Platform: Zoom | This year, the AEI is honoured to be collaborating with Universitas Padjajaran, Indonesia and University of Freiburg, Germany to host the summer school of 2021 with the theme “People and Public Empowerment in Asia and Europe.”
8 June 2021 (Tuesday) ● 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm MYT ● Platform: Zoom | BRECIL, its main objective to develop human capital and facilitate individual learning and institutional mechanisms in Social Science research in higher education institutions in Lao PDR and Malaysia. During the conference, members of the project will discuss approaches adopted in project collaboration, challenges faced and how they were dealt with as well as achievements of the project.
AEI-HUAWEI Industrial Panel Session • 2 June 2021 (Wednesday) • 10:00am – 12:00pm • Zoom platform. Panellists: Distinguished Professor Dato’ Dr. Rajah Rasiah, Datuk Michael Kang Hua Keong, Mr. Francis Wong Kiam Foi, Mr. Jacob Lee Chor Kok, Mr. KT Tan & Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fumitaka Furuoka
20 April 2021 @ 10:30am MYT • Platform: Zoom • Speakers: H.E. Gunn Jorid Roset, Ambassador of Norway to Malaysia & H.E. Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt, Ambassador of Sweden to Malaysia. Moderator: Dr Rahul Mishra.
6 & 7 April 2021 (Tuesday & Wednesday) @ 10:00 am • As we are committed to the protection of human participants in research, we bring this interactive online workshop with the goal to provide training about ethical standards in conducting non-medical human research especially in protecting human subjects in research communities.
30 March 2021 @ 3pm MYT • AEI Public Lecture by Dr. Lee Hwok Aun, Senior Fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute with Distinguished Professor Dato' Dr. Rajah Rasiah as the moderator.
The Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Centre for Ethics and Law in Science & Technology (CELEST) & UM Research Ethics (UMREC) Webinar • 22 January 2021 (Friday) • 3:00 PM MYT
Where to Next for Malaysia’s Social Cohesion Model? • 20 Jan 2021 • 4pm Kuala Lumpur / 7pm Canberra • Speakers: Dr. Amrita Malhi (Australian National University), Prof. Terence Gomez (Universiti Malaya), Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak (Ikhlas Capital) • Discussant: Prof. Johan Saravanamuttu (Universiti Malaya)
AEI/CARUM Online Lecture featuring Prof. Johan Saravanamuttu , Professor Emeritus (USM) & Adjunct Professor (AEI). The video will premiere on 4 December 2020 at 12pm.
8th December 2020 (Tuesday) @ 2 pm - 3.30 pm by Prof. Maya Khemlani David, Honorary Professor at the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya.
3rd Dec 2020 at 3pm MYT • The 2020 Year of ASEAN Identity was launched in January by the Deputy Secretary-General for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community, His Excellency Kung Phoak at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta. The underlying idea of the ASEAN Identity which was introduced at the Bali Concord II in 2003 was the effort to create a stronger regional connection with the people of all the member countries. In this webinar that focuses on the theme ‘People and Culture’, the panellists will discuss trade and migration issues as well as cultural cleavages and experiences’; integral aspects in the shaping of an ASEAN identity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 2
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...
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
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
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
ASEAN-EU DIALOGUE WEBINAR SERIES 1
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”.
This event has been postponed 7 April 2020 • 10am • AEI Auditorium | Can you explain your thesis to a non-specialist audience in 3 minutes? Try it out! Compulsory to all AEI PhD students who are in the 4th semester and above.
This event has been postponed 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.
12th February 2020 (Wednesday), 08:30 am – 05:00 pm, Venue: AEI Resource Centre.
27 - 28 Nov 2019 (Wed & Thu) 9am – 5pm. This 2-day workshop provides insights into the process of Academic Writing. The focus of this intervention will be on you, the writer, and your masterpieces, that is, your manuscripts.
20 Nov 2019 • 8.30 - 5.00pm • AEI Auditorium • With various panellists, the Dialogue will discuss issues relating to the use of the Internet and social media following Daesh’s territorial loss in Syria and Iraq and to discuss strategic roles that could be played by the private sector and civil society organisations in countering terrorism as a whole.
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Ambassador Lecture Series & Exhibition, featuring H.E. Prof. Krzysztof Dębnicki, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Malaysia • 15th November 2019 (Friday) • 10.00 am • Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
A Forum Discussion with Dr. Philippa ‘Pippa’ Malmgren and others • 11 November 2019 (Monday) • 10:00 am • Auditorium, Akademi Pengajian Islam, Universiti Malaya
The roundtable “Reading For Doing Business In ASEAN Countries: Bridging The Employability Gap” is aimed at enriching the students’ practical knowledge for the job market as well as provide a constructive venue for students to interact with industry leaders. All students are invited. Seats are limited.
A Public Lecture by Dr. Firas Raad, Country Manager of the World Bank Group Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Malaysia on 2nd October 2019, 10am (Wednesday) at the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
Date: 28th & 29th September 2019 (Saturday and Sunday) • Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm • This workshop will focus on the various ways SPSS can be used in research. It will discuss the common statistical analyses and the appropriate use of these analyses to answer research questions and test hypotheses. Using hands-on exercises, participants will learn how SPSS can be used to screen and explore data, test for normality and equality of variance and execute basic commands.
6th Sept 2019 (Friday) • 10.00 am • Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
A Public Lecture by Prof. Dr. Jörn Dosch, Professor/Chair of International Politics and Development Cooperation and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Rostock, Germany
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.
A Public Lecture by Prof. Dr. Jorge A. Schiavon, Professor of International Relations at the International Studies Department, CIDE • 8th July 2019 (Monday) • 3.00 pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya. Please RSVP quickly as seats are limited.
To be held on 25th June 2019 at the Asia-Europe Institute, the workshop targets postgraduate students, researchers and academic staff who conduct research and need to develop successful scientific writing skills.
A Special Public Lecture by Dr. Balázs Orbán, Deputy Minister of the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office on the 20th June 2019 (Thursday), 2.00 pm at the Kong Zi Institute, Universiti Malaya.
A special talk by Dr. Liam Murray and Dr. Marta Giralt from University of Limerick, Ireland on 14th June 2019 (Friday) 10.00 am at the ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti 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.
3rd May 2019 • 10.00 am • Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya. The talk will focuse on four distinct waves of global jihad seen since the Soviet invasion and occupation of Afghanistan and will end with a discussion of the theory of ‘movements of rage’ and to what degree the waves of global jihad are comparable to other violent and nihilistic movements over the past century.
The workshop is part of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence grant awarded by the Erasmus+ Programme in 2017 to the Asia-Europe Institute. Dr. Paul Gillespie who is an expert instructor in the field of comparative regionalism from University College Dublin will share his perspective.
In conjunction with Modern Direct Democracy: Exhibition and Forum, Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series present a Public Lecture by H.E. Michael Winzap, Ambassador of Switzerland to Malaysia on 17th April 2019 • 3.00pm • Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya. Moderator: Wan Saiful Wan Jan, founder and former CEO of IDEAS & Chairman of PTPTN.
The Embassy of Switzerland and the Asia-Europe Institute at the Universiti Malaya cordially invite you to the launching of the Modern Direct Democracy Exhibition and Forum. Date & Time: Monday, 8 April 2019 at 0900 hours. Venue: Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
An AEI Lecture Series by Associate Prof. Dr Bilveer Singh, Jasminder Singh and Muhammad Haziq Bin Jani on Friday, 22 March 2019, 3.00 pm at Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya.
A Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series (ALES) featuring H.E. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, Ambassador of France to Malaysia. Date: 30th January 2019 (Wednesday) • 3.30pm • Venue: Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya
12 - 13 November 2018 • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
EMINENT PERSONS LECTURE SERIES
by The Hon. Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills of Ireland • 19th September 2018 (Wednesday) • 4.00 pm • Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya
Special Public Lecture by Professor Bernhard Truffer from Copernicus Institute for Sustainable Development, Utrecht University • 18th September 2018 • 2.30pm • Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
by Étienne Bassot - Director of the Members' Research Service at European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS). 27th August 2018 (Monday) • 10.00 am • Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya.
by Dr. Damir Kapidzic, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo. 15th August 2018 (Wednesday) • 2.30 pm • Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya.
13 & 14 August 2018 • 9am-5pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute - This workshop will examine EU/European Studies programmes in a few universities in countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines as well as Malaysia. It will address the various challenges encountered in teaching EU/European studies. In addition, different approaches used in teaching EU/European studies in the context of ASEAN will be discussed.
25 & 26 July 2018 • Day 1: 9am-5pm, Day 2: 9am-3.30pm • Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
A Public Lecture by Professor Brendan Mark Howe from Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.
Date: 16 April 2018 (Monday), 2.30pm at ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
Date: 10th April 2018 (Tuesday) • 2pm • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
Date: 6th & 7th April 2018 (Friday & Saturday) • 9am - 5pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya
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.
AEI Roundtable Discussion • 19 Dec 2017 10:00am • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya
By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic (IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria) - 24 Nov 2017 10:30am - ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya
By Prof. Gerhard Leitner (Emeritus Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin) - 21 Nov 2017 10:00am - ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya
A Public Lecture by Prof. Sunghack Lim (University of Seoul) - 17 Nov 2017 10:00am - ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), Universiti Malaya.
Date: Thursday, 26 October 2017 • 2.30 pm • Department of International and Strategic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 • 9.00 am • ASEM Room • Title: Identities, Benefits, Impact and Supports for the ASEAN Community: Comparative Study between Public Opinion and Participation of the Young Generation in four ASEAN countries
Friday, 14 July 2017, 10.00am • AEI Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute, University Malaya.
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 • 9 am - 5 pm • FREE admission
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 • 8.30am to 5.30pm • FREE admission
Tuesday, 16th May 2017 • 2.30 pm • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute
A talk by Prof. Dr. Muhammed Haron from University of Botswana/University of Pretoria
Thursday, 6th April 2017 • 2.30 pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute
Monday, 3rd April 2017 • 2.30 pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute
A talk by Dr. Patrick Ziegenhain on 28th March 2017 (11:00 am) at Universiti Utara Malaysia
17th January 2017 • 3:30pm • Experimental Theatre, UM
A Special Lecture by Professor Dwight H Perkins from Harvard University
26 October 2016 • 2:30pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute
Come and join us in meeting the delegation from University of Groningen, Netherlands with 3 speakers schedule to give talks.
21 October 2016 • 9am - 3:30pm • AEI Auditorium
The symposium aims to provide a means for academics and professionals working in applied linguistics to establish and maintain contact with one another and with recent developments in the field of applied linguistics.
A Talk by Dr. Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz
Various groups claim their property rights on historic shipwrecks. The focus on the establishment of ownership rights is controversially discussed in Southeast Asia...
21-22 July 2016 @ Asia-Europe Institute,Universiti Malaya
Organised by Korean Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (KISEAS), Centre for ASEAN Regionalism Universiti Malaya (CARUM) & Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya.
Ambassadors Lecture Series (ALES) on 1st June 2016
by H.E. Luc Vandebon (Ambassador & Head of European Union Delegation to Malaysia)
Public Lecture - 9th May 2016, 2pm at ASEM Room, AEI
by Professor Dr. Muhammed Haron, University of Botswana
Special Public Lecture on 24th March, 2016
YBhg. Professor Dato’ Dr. Muthiah Alagappa, Visiting Professor, Asia-Europe Institute
3rd EU-Malaysia Higher Education Conference on 14th March, 2016 (8:30am)
Venue: Research Management and Innovation Complex (RMIC), Universiti Malaya
Ambassadors Lecture Series (ALES) on 8th March, 2016
by H.E. Nicolai Ruge, Ambassador of Denmark
AEI Public Lecture on 26th February, 2016
Prof. Dr. Andreas Stoffers, Professor for International Management, University of Applied Languages / SDI Munich
AEI Public Lecture on 8th December 2015
by Professor Dr. Mathias Albert (Bielefeld University)
AEI Public Lecture on 1st December 2015
by Lt. General (Ret.) Dr. Mohd Aminul Karim (Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya)
AEI Public Lecture on 27th November 2015
by Dr Patrick Ziegenhain (Atma Jaya University, Jakarta and Goethe-University, Frankfurt)