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Recent Publications in International Journals


Ullah AKM Ahsan. (2017). Origin – Destination Bridge: How does Diaspora build it? Diaspora Studies, Vol 11 (1), 1-16. (PDF Version).

Ullah AKM Ahsan. (2017). Do remittances supplement South Asian development? Remittance Review, 2(1): 5-16. (PDF Version).

Ullah AKM Ahsan. (2017). Male migration and ‘left-behind’ women: Bane or boon? The Environment and Urbanistion ASIA, 8(1):1-15. (PDF Version).

Deterding, D., & Ishamina, A. (2017). Brunei Malay. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 47(1), 99–108. (PDF Version). (On-line Version).

Jones, G. M. (2016). Policy and practice in the use of Engoish in Brunei primary school classes. World Englishes, 35(4), 509–518.

Nur Raihan, M., & Deterding, D. (2016). The pronunciation of Brunei English. World Englishes, 35(4), 519–528.

Ho, D. G. E., & Deterding, D. (2016). The grammar of Brunei English. World Englishes, 35(4), 542–553.

Nurdiyana Daud & McLellan, J. (2016). Gender and code choice in Bruneian Facebook status updates. World Englishes, 35(4), 571–586.

Kathrina Mohd Daud (2016). The ghosts of Islam and the unseen world in Bruneian horror stories. World Englishes, 35(4), 602–611.

McLellan, J., & Chin, G. S. V. (2016). A research bibliography for Brunei English. World Englishes, 35(4), 612–617.

Stojanov R., Kelman Ilan, Ullah AKM Ahsan, Barbora Duží, Klára Kavanová. (2016). Local Expert Perceptions of Migration as Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh. Sustainability, 8(1223):1-15. doi:10.3390/su8121223. (PDF Version).

Deterding, D., & Nur Raihan, M. (2016). The role of vowel quality in ELF misunderstandings. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 5(2), 291–307. doi: 10.1515/jelf-2016-0021.

Ullah AKM Ahsan. (2016). Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar: Seeking Justice for the ‘Stateless’. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 32(3), 285–301.

Knudsen, M. (2016). Poverty and beyond: Small-scale fishing in overexploited marine environments. Human Ecology, 2016, 1–12. (On-line Version).

Anthony Banyouko Ndah, Gabriel Y. V. Yong and Lalit Dagar Kumar (2015). Anomalous Appearance of Fish in Tambisan and Clams in Lumut during December 2013-January 2014: An Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction-Based Analysis. International Journal of Earth and Atmospheric Science, 2(4), 116–125. (PDF Version).

Ishamina Athirah & Deterding, D. (2015). The role of noun phrases in misunderstandings in Brunei English in ELF settings. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 4(2), 283–308. DOI: 10.1515/jelf-2015-0021. (PDF version).

Noor Azam Haji-Othman, & McLellan, J. (2014). English in Brunei: Challenges and future directions. World Englishes, 33 (4), 486-497.

Geiger-Ho, M. (2014). Guardians of a shifting industry: Worshiping the kiln god, Lo Ming in Yingge. Ceramics Technical, 39, 24-27.

Kurz, J. (2014). The Rebellion of Zhang Yuxian (942-943), Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 77 (3), 523–545. (PDF Version).

Hussainmiya, B. A. (2014). Malcolm MacDonald and Brunei: Diplomacy with intimacy, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 45(3) pp. 393-418. (PDF Version).

Geiger-Ho, M., & Ho, K. (2014). University art students undertake entrepreneurship action in Brunei Darussalam. Teaching Artist Journal, 12(3), 155–167.

Hjh. Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj. Ahmad Kumpoh (2014). Some insights into the impacts of the Islamic education on the non-Muslims in Brunei Darussalam. TAWARIKH: International Journal for Historical Studies, 5(2), 161–176.

Deterding, D. (2014). Consonant cluster simplification and intelligibility. Speak Out! The Newsletter of the IATEFL Pronunciation Special Interest Group, 50, 23–27. (PDF version).

Kurz, J. (2014). Boni in Chinese Sources from the Tenth to the Eighteenth Century. International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 10(1), 2–32. (PDF Version).

Kurz, J. (2013). Pre-modern Chinese Sources in the National History of Brunei: The Case of Poli. Bijdragen tot de Taal‑, Land‑  en Volkenkunde, 169(2/3), 213–243. (Online Link).

Chin, G. V. S., Ho, D., & Sharifah Nurulhuda Alkaff. (2012) The Teaching of English Literature in the Bruneian ESL Secondary Classroom: A Preliminary Investigation. The International Journal of Learning 18(9), 117–134.

Deterding, D. (2012). Intelligibility in spoken ELF. Journal of English as a Lingua Franca, 1(1), 185–190.

Ho, D. G. E., Henry, A., & Alkaff, S. (2012). You don’t seem to know how to work: Malay & English spoken complaints in Brunei. Pragmatics 22(3), 391–417. (PDF Version).

Smith, B. J. (2012). Re-orienting female spiritual power in Islam: Narrating conflict between warriors, witches and militias in Lombok. Indonesia and the Malay World, 118.

Zhang, Yanxia and Jean Yeung (2012). Shifting boundaries of care in Asia. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 32(11/12), 612–622.

Zhang, Yanxia and Mavis Maclean (2012). Rolling back of the state in child care?: Evidence from urban China. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 32(11/12), 664–681.