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David Deterding

Wan Zawawi Ibrahim

Associate Professors

Ahsan Ullah

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Gary Jones

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Shui Kong Ho

Senior Assistant Professors

Debbie Ho

Johannes L. Kurz

Assistant Professors

Magne Knudsen

Paul Deyuan He

Rommel Curaming

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Senior Lecturers

Aini binti Hj Karim

Chris Woo

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tingkong

Hjh Hairuni bte Hj Mohamed Ali Maricar

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

James McLellan

Martie Geiger-Ho

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

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Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Daniel Wee

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Lalit Dagar

Low Kok Wai

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

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Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Pg Hj Mohamed Pg Damit

Rinni Marliyana binti Hj Amran

Shirley Chin

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Assistant Lecturers

Mayyer Ling

Tutors

Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Pg Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

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Academic Qualifications

Research Areas

Teaching

Research Grants

2011-2013 (extended to 2105) : “History, Memory, Media and Political Violence in Indonesia and the Philippines”, University Research Grant, UBD (UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(184)), BND$19,550.

2009-2010 : “Consuming Violence in the Philippines: History and Memory of Jabidah Massacre”, NUS Staff Research Support Scheme (SRSS), a joint-project with Dr. Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, National University of Singapore, $$5,640.

2009-2010 : “The Battles for History in Malaysia: A Comparison with the Case of Indonesia, Part II”, Toyota Foundation, SEASREP Comparative and Collaborative Research Grant, (2008-EC-10), US S $3,720.

2008-2009 : “The Battles for History in Malaysia: A Comparison with the Case of Indonesia, Part I”, Toyota Foundation, SEASREP Comparative and Collaborative Research Grant (Number 2007-EC-08), US$5,000.

2008 : “Transnationalism among Filipino and Indonesian Immigrants in Australia”, Endeavour Endeavour Research Fellowship, A$25,000.

2001-2002 : “The Construction and Transmission of Nationalist Discourses in Indonesia and the Philippines”, Ford Foundation-funded ASIA Fellowship Program (now Asian Scholarship Foundation), US$18,900.

Publications

Book Editor

Dhont, F., Webster, T., & Curaming, R. (Eds.) (2013). Between the Mountain and the Seas: Positioning Indonesia. Yogyakarta: Gadjah Mada University Press.

Curaming, R. A., & Dhont, F. (Eds.) (2012). Education in Indonesia: Issues, Practices and Perspectives. Yogyakarta: Yale International Indonesia Forum and Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta.

Published Articles (Scopus/ISI-listed journals)

Curaming, R. A. (2017). “From Bitter Memories to Heritage-Making?: The Jabidah massacre and the Mindanao Garden of Peace”. Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 32 (1), 78-106. (Link to Article).

Curaming, R. A. (2016). “Postcolonial Studies and Pantayong Pananaw in Philippine Historiography: A Critical Engagement”. Kritika Kultura, 27, pp. 63-91. (Link to Article).

Curaming, R. A. (2012). “The Making of a Classic in South East Asian Studies: Another Look at Kahin, Agoncillo and the Revolutions”. South East Asia Research, 20(4), 585-599. (Link to Article).

Curaming, R. A., & Aljunied, S. M. K. (2012). “Social Memory and State – Civil Society Relations in the Philippines: Forgetting and Remembering the Jabidah ‘Massacre’”. Time & Society, 21(1), 89-103. doi: 10.1177/0961463X11431337. [ISI-listed] (Link to PDF).

Aljunied, S. M. K., & Curaming, R. A. (2012). “Mediating and Consuming Violence in the Philippines”. Critical Asian Studies, 44(2), 227-250. DOI: 10.1080/14672715.2012.672826. [ISI-listed, one of the top journals in Asian Studies] (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2008). “Contextual Factors in the Analysis of State-historian Relations in Indonesia and the Philippines”. Philippine Studies, 56(2), 123-152. [Scopus-listed] (Link to article).

Curaming, R. A. (2006). “Towards a Poststructuralist Southeast Asian Studies?”. Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 21(1), 90-112. (Link to PDF).

Published in non-refereed Journal

Curaming, R. A. (2016). “On the Viability of Indigenous Methodologies: Implications for Southeast Asian Studies”. Suvannabhumi: Multidisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 8(1), 55-76. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2015). “Postcolonial Criticism and Southeast Asian Studies: Pitfalls, Retreat, and Unfulfilled Promises”. Suvannabhumi: Multidisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 7(2), 3-25. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2011). “Beyond Orientalism? Another Look at Orientalism in Indonesian and Philippine Studies”. Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia, February 2011. (On-line Link).

Curaming, R. A. (2005). “Behind, Between and Beyond Politics: Analysing the ‘Political’ in the Writing of History Textbooks in Indonesia and the Philippines”. Asia-Pacific Forum (CAPAS, Academia Sinica), 28, 1-20.

Curaming, R. A. (2003). “Towards Reinventing Indonesian Nationalist Historiography”. Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia, March 2003. (On-line Link).

Published Book Chapters

Curaming, R. A. (2016). “Historical Injustice and Human Insecurity: Conflict and Peacemaking in Muslim Mindanao”. In P. J. Carnegie, V. T. King & Zawawi Ibrahim (Eds.), Human Insecurities in Southeast Asia (pp. 121-140). Singapore: Springer. (Publisher's Link).

Curaming, R. A., & Kalidjernih, F. (2014). “From Sentimentalism to Pragmatism: Language-in-Education Policy-making in Timor Leste”. In Peter Sercombe and Ruanni Tupas (Eds.), Language, Education and Nation-building: Assimilation and Shift in Southeast Asia (pp. 68-86). Palgrave Macmillan. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2013). “The End of an Illusion: The Mendiola Massacre and Political Transition in the Post-Marcos Philippines”. In Narayanan Ganesan and Sung Chull Kim (Eds.), State Violence in East Asia (pp. 209-230). Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A., & Aljunied, S. M. K. (2013). “On the Fluidity and Stability of Personal Memory: Jibin Arula and the Jabidah Massacre in the Philippines”. In Kah Seng Loh, Stephen Dobbs and Ernest Koh (Eds.), Oral History in Southeast Asia: Memories and Fragments (pp. 83-100). Palgrave Macmillan. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A., & Claudio, L. (2013). “(Re)Assessing EDSA ‘People Power’ (1986) as a Critical Conjuncture”. In Narayanan Ganesan (Ed.), Conjunctures and Continuities in Southeast Asia (pp. 25-52). Singapore: ISEAS. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A., & Kalidjernih, F. (2012). “Good Intention Gone Bad? The Politics of Blame in the Education Discourses in Indonesia”. In Education in Indonesia: Issues and Perspectives, edited by Rommel A. Curaming and Frank Dhont. Yale International Indonesia Forum editorial committee, pp. 113-134. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2011). “Filipinos as Malay: Historicizing an Identity”. In Melayu: Politics, Poetics and Paradoxes of Race, edited by Maznah Mohamad and Syed Muhamad Khairudin Aljunied. Singapore: Singapore University Press, pp. 241-274. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2010). “The Revival of Rukunegara and Its Implications on the Understanding of the Contemporary Appeal of Pancasila”. In Pancasila's Contemporary Appeal: Re-legitimizing Indonesia's Founding Ethos, edited by Thomas Conners, Mason Hoadley, Frank Dhont and Kevin Ko, Yale Indonesia Forum and Sanata Dharma University, pp. 217-238. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A., & Claudio, L. (2010). “A Historicised (Re)Assessment of EDSA ‘People Power’ (1986)”. ARI Working Paper Series 134, Asia Research Institute, Singapore.

Curaming, R. A. (2009). “The Rhetorical as Political: Ramon Magsaysay Award and the Making of a Cold War Culture in Asia”. In Dynamics of the Cold War in Asia: Ideology, Identity, and Culture, edited by Tuong Vu and Wasana Wongsurawat, New York: Palgrave, pp. 127-144. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2008). “The Contrasting Calculus of Power in Sejarah Nasional Indonesia and the Tadhana Project”. In Sejarah yang Memihak: Mengenang Sartono Kartodirdjo, edited by M. Nursam, Baskara T. Wardaya and Asvi Warman Adam, Yogyakarta: Penerbit Ombak, pp. 364-401. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2005). “The State and the Historians in the Construction of Nationalist Historical Discourses in Indonesia and the Philippines: A Preliminary Consideration” In Asian Futures, Asian Traditions, edited by Edwina Palmer, Kent, UK: Global Oriental, pp. 60-80.

Curaming, R. A. (2003). “Towards Reinventing Indonesian Nationalist Historiography”. In Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia: Selected Essays, edited by Donna Amoroso, Bangkok: Dream Catcher for Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, pp. 173-198. Also found online, Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia, March 2003. (Link to Journal).

Book Reviews

Curaming, R. A. (2016) Review of Questioning Modernity in Indonesia and Malaysia, edited by Wendy Mee and Joel Kahn. Singapore and Kyoto: NUS Press with Kyoto University Press, 2012. In Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 47(1), 145-147.

Curaming, R. A. (2016) Review of The Postcolonial Orient: The Politics of Difference and the Project of Provincializing Europe, by Vasant Kaiwar, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2014. In Asian Journal of Social Science, 44(4-5), 627-629.

Curaming, R. A. (2016) Review of Remembering/Rethinking EDSA, edited by J. Paul S. Manzanilla and Caroline S. Hau. Mandaluyong: Anvil Publishing, Inc., 2016. In Social Science Diliman, 12(2), 78-80.

Curaming, R. A. (2014). Review of The Contours of Mass Violence in Indonesia, 1965-68, edited by Douglas Kammen and Katherine McGregor. Singapore & Copenhagen: NUS Press and NIAS Press, 2012. In Journal of Social Transformation, 2(2), 49-53.

Curaming, R. A. (2013). Review of Contestations of Memory in Southeast Asia, edited by Roxana Waterson and Kwok Kian-Woon. Singapore: NUS Press, 2012. In Historical Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory. (Online Link).

Curaming, R. A. (2012). Review of The State and Illegality in Indonesia, edited by Edward Aspinall and Gerry van Klinken. Leiden: KITLV Press, 2010. In Southeast Asian Studies (New English version, Kyoto University), 1(1), 163-165. (Link to PDF).

Curaming, R. A. (2011). Review of Revolutionary Spirit: Rizal in Southeast Asia, John Nery. Singapore: ISEAS. In New Mandala, August 2011. (On-line Link).

Curaming, R. A. (2011). Review of Unfinished Nation, Max Lane. London: Vers. In Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 42(1), 176-178. (Link to Journal).

Curaming, R. A. (2010). Review of Imperial Alchemy: Nationalism and Political Identity in Southeast Asia, Anthony Reid. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In Southeast Asian Studies, 48(2), 210-212. (PDF version).

Curaming, R. A. (2010). Review of Bringing Knowledge Back In: From Social Constructivism to Social Realism, Michael F. D. Young. London and New York: Routledge. In Asian Journal of Social Science, 38(5), 823-825. (Link to journal).

Curaming, R. A. (2007). Review of State Terrorism and Political Identity in Indonesia: Fatally Belonging, Ariel Heryanto. London and New York: Routledge 2006. In Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies, 42(2), 142-147. (PDF Copy).

Curaming, R. A. (2007). Review of Nation Building: Five Southeast Asian Histories, edited by Wang Gung Wu. Singapore: ISEAS, 2005. In Asia-Pacific Review of Social Sciences, 7(1), December 2007, 87-90.

Curaming, R. A. (2006). Review of Beginning to Remember: The Past in Indonesian Present, edited by Mary Zurbuchen. Seattle and Singapore: Singapore University Press with University of Washington Press, 2005. In Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia.

Curaming, R. A. (2006). Review of Menggugat Historiografi Indonesia by Bambang Purwanto and Asvi Warman Adam. Jogyakarta: Ombak, 2005. In Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 37(1) (February), 167-169. (Link to journal).

Curaming, R. A. (2006). Review of Pelurusan Sejarah by Asvi Warman Adam, Jogyakarta: TriDE, 2004. In Review of Indonesia and Malaysian Affairs (RIMA), 40(1), 181-185. (Link to Journal).

Curaming, R. A. (2006). Review of Mematahkan Pewarisan Ingatan: Wacana Anti-Komunis dan Rekonsiliasi Pasca-Suharto by Budiawan. Jakarta: ELSAM. In Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 37(2) (June), 359-361. (Link to journal).

Curaming, R. A. (2005). Review of Beginning to Remember: The Past in Indonesian Present, edited by Mary Zurbuchen. Seattle and Singapore: Singapore University Press with University of Washington Press, 2005. In Graduate Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 3(1), 80-83. (Link to PDF).

Theses/Research Project

PhD : When Clio Meets the Titans: Rethinking State-Historian Relations in Indonesia and the Philippines, PhD thesis submitted to Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University, December 2006.

MA : Nationalist Historical Discourses in 20th Century Philippine History Textbooks, 1900-2000, MA Research Project (20,000 words) submitted to the Southeast Asian Studies Programme, National University of Singapore, May 2001.

MA : The Culturalist School in Japanese Management: An Assessment of Key Propositions, thesis submitted to the Asian Center, University of the Philippines, April 1999.

Papers Presented at Workshops and Conferences

2017. “Fast Food as a Transnational Space: Filipino Transnationalism and Jollibee in Brunei Darussalam”, invited paper for the Placemaking in Southeast Asia Workshop, 28-29 March 2017, Sasa International House, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Organized by the Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP) Foundation.

2016. “Politics of Remembering: Memory and the Conflict in Mindanao, Philippines”, a paper presented at the 2016 Situations International Conference, 21-22 October 2016, Jeju Island, South Korea, organized by Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.

2016. “On the Viability of Indigenous Methodology: Implications for Southeast Asian Studies,” presented at the 2016 International Conference of ISEAS/BUFS, 26-27 May 2016, Busan University, Busan South Korea.

2016. “Filipino Malayness? Rizal and the Rethinking of the Analytics of Malayness,” presented at the Revisiting Malaya 2.0: International Conference on Malaya and Indonesia, 5-7 August 2016 in University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

2016. “Politics of Remembering: Memory and the Conflict in Mindanao, Philippines”, presented at the 2016 Situations International Conference, sponsored by Yonsei University, 21-22 October 2016, Hyatt Regency International, Jeju Island, South Korea.

2015. “Why Decolonizing Knowledge May Not Be Enough? Another Look at the Internalist Perspectives and Indigenist Historiography in Southeast Asia,” The 20th SEASREP Anniversary Conference, 4-5 November 2015, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

2015. “Complexifying Official History: The Case of the Tadhana project,” Official History Since 1945 Conference, KNATL, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium.

2015. “Internalist perspectives and scholastic fallacy in Southeast Asian Studies,” 2015 International Conference of ISEAS/BUFS, April 23~25, 2015 Institute for Southeast Asian Studies, Busan University of Foreign Studies, Busan, South Korea.

2014. “From Bitter Memories To Heritage-Making: Civil Society, Jabidah Massacre And The Mindanao Garden Of Peace” Citizens, Civil Society and the Cultural Politics of Heritage-Making in East and Southeast Asia Conference, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, 11-14 December 2014.

2014. “Consuming, Performing and Perceiving (Trans)national Filipino Identity: The Jollibee Phenomenon in Brunei in Comparative Perspective,” Exchange and change: the Philippines and Filipinos in the world, International Philippine Studies Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 12-13 September 2014.

2014. “Observed from Indonesia’s Standpoint:Democracy and Electoral Politics in the Philippines,” Philippine studies: Australia and beyond Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Austalia, 15-16 September 2014.

2014. “Whose Power? Whose Democracy? Memory, Oral History and the Conflict in Mindanao, Philippines, 18th Congress of International Oral History Association (IOHA), University of Barcelona, 9-12 July 2014.

2014. “Remembering the Tadhana Project 40 Years After”, Philippine Studies Conference in Japan, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, 28 February-1 March 2014.

2013. “Subverting the Subversives: The Politics of Good Intentions and the Philippine Nationalist Historiography,” a paper presented at the 8th International Convention of Asia Scholars, The Venetian, Macau, 24-27 June 2013.

2013. “Home Scholarship, Internalist Perspectives and Scholastic Fallacy in Southeast Asian Studies,” 2nd Southeast Asia Symposium, Oxford University, 21-22 March 2013.

2012. “Peace, at last? Or, we’re back to 1996? Prospects of Peace in Mindanao with the Framework of Agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB),” a paper presented at the 10th ASEAN Inter-University Seminar on Social Development, University of Brunei Darussalam, 10-12 December 2012.

2011. “On Analytic Constipation and the Tadhana Project: Locating Asian Studies Scholarship in the Knowledge-Power Analytics,” a paper presented at the 3rd Engaging Vietnam- An Interdisciplinary Dialogue Conference, Vietnam National University, 3-4 December 2011.

2011. “Rizal and the Rethinking of the Analytics of Malayness,” a paper presented at the Rizal Sesquicentennial Conference, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 22-23 June 2011.

2010. “The End of Illusion: Mendiola Massacre and Political Transition in the Post-Marcos Philippines”, a paper presented at the State Violence and Political Transition in East Asia Workshop, Seoul, South Korea, 5-6 August 2010.

2010. “Whose Classics, and Why? Another Look at Kahin, Agoncillo and the Two Revolutions”, presented at the “Engaging the Classics in Malay and Southeast Asian Studies: Where to From Here?” Workshop, ISEAS, Singapore, 17-18 June 2010.

2010. “Mediating and Consuming Violence in the Philippines: The Case of Jabidah Massacre”, co-authored with Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied, presented at the “Historical Fragments and Memory in Southeast Asia” Conference, ISEAS, Singapore, 23-24 June 2010.

2009. “(Re)Assessing EDSA People Power (1986) as a Critical Historical Juncture,” co-authored with Lisandro Claudio, a paper presented at International Workshop on Recent Historical Junctures in Southeast Asian Politics, Sponsored by APISA and SIDA, Kuala Lumpur, 4-5 October 2009.

2009. “Transnationalism: The ‘Ana(po)lytics’ of Conceptualising Migrancy,” a paper presented at the 9th Asian Pacific Sociological Association Conference, Discovery Plaza Hotel, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 13-15 June 2009.

2009. “The Revival of Rukunegara and Its Implications on the Understanding of the Contemporary Appeal of Pancasila,” a paper presented at the 2nd Yale Indonesia Forum International Conference, Sanata Dharma, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 1-2 July 2009.

2009. “Between a Dream and a Reality in the Making: Australian vs American PhD,” a paper presented in the Transmission of Academic Values in Asian Studies Workshop, Australian National University, 25-26 June 2009.

2008. “Cold War Politics in the Making of a 'Free World Culture': The Case of Ramon Magsaysay Awards,” presented at the Conference on the Cultural Dimension of Cold War in Asia, 24-25 March 2008, Asian Research Institute, Singapore.

2007. “Prefiguring the Oneness of Southeast Asia: The Role of the Scholars,” a paper presented at the 9th ASEAN University Network (AUN) Educational Forum, May 13-23, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos.

2007. “Bloom's Taxonomy and its Place in the Transformative Learning Framework,” a paper presented in the 1st and 2nd National Seminar-Workshop for History Teachers, 16-17 April and 23-24 November 2007, Yuchengco Hall, DLSU-Manila and Santuario de la Salle, USLS, Bacolod City, Philippines.

2005. “The Same Logic, Different Logistics: Contrasting Calculus of Power in Sejarah Nasional Indonesia and the Tadhana Project,” a paper presented at the Writing Social Histories: Asian Historiographies and Political Regimes, 16-17 December 2005, organized by Gadjah Mada University and the International Institute of Social History, Netherlands.

2005. “Confronting the Orientalist Ghosts in Indonesian and Philippine Studies: Philpott and Ileto Revisited,” a paper presented in the Indonesian Studies Graduate Summer School, Asia Pacific Week 2005, Australian National University, 31 January-4 February, 2005.

2004. “Clio in the Hands of the Titans? Some Preliminary Thoughts on the Tadhana Project, Historiography and Politics in Indonesia and the Philippines,” a paper presented in the Philippine Studies Conference, Baguio City, Philippines, 16-18 September 2004.

2003. “Critiquing Critics of Orientalism”, a paper to be presented in the Third International Convention of Asian Scholars (ICAS), Singapore, 19-22 August 2003.

2002. “Liberating Knowledge from Prison-house of Power”, a paper presented in Cultural Flows Conference, Monash University, 30 Nov – 1 Dec, 2002.

2002. “Towards Transcending Parochialism: Some Pitfalls and Promises of the ‘New Intellectual Movements’ in Revitalizing Southeast Asian Studies,” a paper delivered in Frontiers in Asian Studies Workshop, sponsored by ASIANetwork Australian National University, Old Canberra House, ANU, Oct. 2-3, 2002.

1999. “The Trivialization of Asia: Some Comments of the DECS- prescribed Desired Learning Competencies (DLCs or curricular guides) for Asian History,” a paper presented in the 2nd National Conference on the Teaching of Asian/ Philippine History and Culture on April 10-14, at the Melchor Hall, University of The Philippines, Diliman, QC, sponsored by the Association of Social Science Educators, Researchers and Trainors (ASSERT).

1999. “Images and Biases in Asian History Textbooks Used in Philippine High Schools,” a paper presented in the 2nd National Conference on the Teaching of Asian/ Philippine History and Culture on April 10-14, at the Melchor Hall, University of The Philippines, Diliman, QC, sponsored by ASSERT.

1998. “The Teaching of Asian History: A Quest for Meaning and Relevance,” a paper presented in the 1st national Conference on the Teaching of Asian/Philippine History and Culture on April 20-24, at the PSHS Auditorium, Diliman ,Quezon City, sponsored by ASSERT.

1997. “Asian Philosophies and Environmentalism: Towards a Shift in Perspective”, a paper delivered in the 6th International Roundtable Conference on Environmentalism, on Oct. 16-17, 1997, New Delhi, India, sponsored jointly by Jamahir Society for Culture and Arts and Indian Environmental Society.

Research Grants

Conferences And Workshops Organized

2012 : Co-organizer, 5th Yale International Indonesia Forum, co-sponsored by Yale University and University of Gadjah Mada, 9-10 July 2012, UGM, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

2011 : Co-organizer, 4th Yale International Indonesia Forum, co-sponsored by Yale University and Yogyakarta State University, 27-28 June 2011, UNY, Yogyakarta Indonesia.

2010 : Co-organizer, Engaging the Classics in Malay and Southeast Asian Studies, an International Workshop, 17-18 June 2010, to be sponsored by the Department of Malay Studies, MUIS and ISEAS.

2010 : Co-convener, Engaging the Classics in Malay and Southeast Asian Studies, an International Workshop, 17-18 June 2010, co-sponsored by NUS Department of Malay Studies, MUIS and ISEAS.

2007 : Convener, 1st National Seminar-Workshop for History Teachers, “Using the Transformative Learning Framework in Teaching History: Rationale, Procedures and Issues,” Yuchengco Hall, DLSU-Manila, April 16-17, 2007.

2007 : Convener, 2nd National Seminar-Workshop for History Teachers, “Transformative Learning Framework in Teaching History: Rationale, Procedures and Issues,” Santuario de La Salle, University of St La Salle, Bacolod City, November 23-24, 2007.

1999 : Convener, 2nd National Conference on the Teaching of Asian/ Philippine History and Culture, Theme: Towards Popularising the Teaching of Asian History and Culture,” April 10-14, at the Melchor Hall, University of The Philippines, Diliman, QC, sponsored by the Association of Social Science Educators, Researchers and Trainors (ASSERT).

1998 : Convener, 1st National Conference on the Teaching of Asian/Philippine History and Culture on April 20-24, at the PSHS Auditorium, Diliman ,Quezon City, sponsored by ASSERT.

Reviewed Manuscripts for the following journals

Editorial Board Member/Advisory Board Member/Technical Advisory Committee Member

Fellowships and Scholarship