Professors

David Deterding

Associate Professors

Ahsan Ullah

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Gary Jones

James McLellan

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Senior Assistant Professors

Aini binti Hj Karim

Debbie Ho

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

Johannes L. Kurz

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Paul Deyuan He

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tinkong

Rommel Curaming

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

Assistant Professors

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Magne Knudsen

Meredian Alam

Muhammad Arafat Bin Mohamad

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Shirley Chin

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Yong Liu

Lecturers

Ak Hj Ashrol Rahimy bin Pg Hj Damit

Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Chester Keasberry

Daniel Wee

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

Mohd. Zefri Ariff bin Mohd. Zain Ariff

Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Rinni Marliyana binti Hj Amran

Assistant Lecturers

Mayyer Ling

Tutors

Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Pg Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Shariza Wahyuna Hj Shahrin

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

Administrative Staff

FASS Administrative Staff

Research Students

FASS PhD Students

Research Assistants

Diotima Chattoraj

 

Hjh. Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj. Ahmad Kumpoh

Room(s) FASS 2.56
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E-Mail asiyah.kumpoh@ubd.edu.bn
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Academic Qualifications


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Teaching

  • History of Brunei Darussalam
  • Tradition and Modernisation in Brunei Darussalam
  • Modern History of Southeast Asia
  • Thoughts and Methods in Historical Approaches

Research Areas

  • Political history of Brunei Darussalam (1945-1984)
  • Historical evolutions of religion, ethnicity, identity and culture in Brunei Darussalam and Southeast Asia

Research

  • 2020-2022: Bruneian Students on Discovery Year Abroad and Local Mobilities Aspirations, Mobilities Decision-Making and Life Course Planning (Dr Siti Mazidah Hj Mohamad as Team Leader)
  • 2019-2021: Making Sense of Dusunness: Reconceptualising Ethnic Representation and Identity (Principal Investigator) (UBD/RSCH/1.2/FICBF(b)2019/011)
  • 2013: Unsur-Unsur Melayu Islam Beraja Sebelum 1906: Satu Kajian Sejarah. (AP Dr. Haji Awg Asbol bin Hj Mail as team leader). (UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(275)
  • 2011: Conversion to Islam: The case of the Dusun ethnic group in Brunei Darussalam (PhD thesis, University of Leicester). (Online Version).
  • 2007: Belait Language and Oral History Documentation Project (Metteng dialect) (Dr. Adrian Clynes as team leader) (UBD/PNC2/2/RG/1(93)
  • 2003: Differing Reactions to Deng Xiaoping’s Speeches on Political Reforms and the lead-up to the Tiananmen Incident 1989 (M.A. thesis, Australian National University)
  • 2001: The influence of the Cold War on Brunei politics 1945-1984 (B.A. thesis, Universiti Brunei Darussalam)

Publications

Journal Articles

Ullah AKM Ahsan & Asiyah Az-Zahra Ahmad Kumpoh. 2018. Diaspora community in Brunei: Culture, ethnicity and integration. Diaspora Studies, 11(3): In press (Routledge Journal). (PDF Version).

Ullah AKM Ahsan & Asiyah Az-Zahra Ahmad Kumpoh. 2018. Are borders the reflection of international relations? Southeast Asian borders in perspective. Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs, 5(3): In press. (Sage Journal). (PDF Version).

2017. Brunei Darussalam in 2016: Adjusting to Economic Challenges. Southeast Asian Affairs 2016. pp. 117–130.

2017. (with Hjh Roziana Hj Mahmud as first author). Wanita Brunei di Zaman Residen British: Kesedaran Pendidikan dan Penyumbang Ekonomi Keluarga. Jurnal Rampak Serantau, No. 24. pp. 452–466.

2016. Defining Dusun Identity in Brunei. SUVANNABHUMI: Multidisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies. Vol 8(2). pp.131-159. (PDF Version).

2015. Evaluation of the Colonial Office Records: C.O.874/1 to C.O.874/16. Jurnal Darussalam. 15. pp. 6–15.

2014. Some Insights into the Impacts of the Islamic Education on the Non-Muslims in Brunei Darussalam. TAWARIKH: International Journal for Historical Studies. Vol. 5(2) April 2014, pp. 161–176. (PDF Version)

2011. Islamic Da’wah in Brunei: Past Developments, Challenge and Future Prospects. Jurnal Darussalam, Bil. 11. pp. 38–60.

2007. A Portrayal of the Lives of Bruneian Women in the 19th and early 20th centuries as reflected in the writings of some contemporary Western visitors. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 7(1), pp. 17–26.

Books and Book Chapters

Awg Hj Asbol Hj Mail, Ampuan Hj Brahim Ampuan Hj Tengah, Dr Nani Suryani Abu Bakar, Dr Asiyah az-Zahra Ahmad Kumpoh & Hj Tassim Hj Abu Bakar. (2019). Melayu Islam Beraja: The Malay Islamic Monarchy in Negara Brunei Darussalam prior to 1906: A historical study. Brunei Historical Society.

2018. Muallaf di bawah Pemerintahan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (1967-2017): Peningkatan Kualiti Kefahaman Beragama dan Pengurusan Hal-Ehwal Kebajikan. In Prof. Madya Dr Haji Awg Asbol bin Haji Mail, Prof Madya Ampuan Dr Haji Brahim bin Ampuan Haji Tengah, Dr Haji Awang Mohamad Yusop bin Haji Awang Damit & Awang Haji Rosli bin Haji Ampal (Eds.), Kegemilangan pemerintahan: Kumpulan artikel sempena jubli emas pemerintahan Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin Waddaulah, Sultan dan Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam (1967-2017) (pp. 203-225). Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah.

Asiyah az-Zahra Ahmad Kumpoh, Siti Norkhalbi binti Haji Wahsalfelah & Noor Azam Haji-Othman. (2017). Socio-cultural dynamics in Bruneian society. In Comparative studies in ASEAN cultures and societies (pp. 1-44). Semadhma Publishing House.

2017. The Relevance of Contextual Components in the Religious Conversion Process: The Case of Dusun Muslims in Brunei Darussalam, Borneo Studies in History, Society and Culture, Asia in Transition, Vol. 4. edited by King, Zawawi Ibrahim and Noor Hasharina Hassan. Singapore: Springer. pp. 493–510.

2015. Understanding Religious Conversion of the Dusun Muslim Converts in Brunei Darussalam: Critical Engagement of the Rambo Model. In Graffiti, Converts and Vigilantes: Islam Outside the Mainstream in Maritime Southeast Asia, edited by Tomáš Petrů. Vienna: CAESARPRESS, pp. 181–212.

2013. Manifestasi Penerapan Agama dan Budaya Islam di Negara Brunei Darussalam. Prosiding Seminar Sejarah Borneo Ke-3: Kerajaan-Kerajaan Melayu dan Hubungannya dengan Kesultanan Brunei. Bandar Seri Begawan: Pusat Sejarah Brunei. pp. 350–357.

2012. Keberkesanan Kaedah Da’wah Dalam Proses Pengislaman: Satu Kajian Kes Masyarakat Dusun Di Daerah Tutong, Negara Brunei Darussalam. In Norarfan Zainal, et al. (Eds.), Membongkar Rahsia Pendidikan Islam. Brunei Darussalam: Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan. pp. 591–597.

2010. Pembentukan Dasar British Terhadap Brunei Selepas Perang Dunia Kedua: Pengaruh daripada Perang Dingin atau Faktor Minyak. In Pusat Sejarah Brunei. 100 Tahun Hubungan Brunei-British (1906–2006), Kumpulan Kertas Kerja Seminar Sejarah Brunei III. Bandar Seri Begawan: Pusat Sejarah Brunei. pp. 186–203.

Conference Papers

Lopes, R.O., Owais Ahmed Malik, Asiyah Az-Zahra Ahmad Kumpoh, Keasberry, C., Hong, O.W., Chin, W.L., and Liu, Y. (2019) Exploring Digital Architectural Heritage In Brunei Darussalam: Towards Heritage Safeguarding, Smart Tourism, And Interactive Education, 2019 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Multimedia Big Data (BigMM)


Conference/Seminar Papers and Invited Lectures

Student Mobility Experiences: A Case Study of Community Outreach Programme, a paper presented at Internationalization Of Higher Education Beyond English? International Conference, organised by Vietnam National University Hanoi, Vietnam, 08 – 15 November 2019.

Perkembangan Kajian Etnik Dusun di Brunei Darussalam, a paper presented at Seminar Bahasa, Budaya dan Sastera Etnik Serumpun Sabah – Brunei Darussalam, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, 30 November 2019.

Socio-Cultural Dynamics in Bruneian Society, a paper presented at Academic Symposium on ASEAN Comparative Studies in Public Administration and Cultures and Societies. Organised by ASEAN and Asia Studies Center (AASC), National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok Thailand. 9-10 August 2017.

2016. Defining the Dusun Identity in Brunei, a paper presented at International Conference of ISEAS/BUFS. Organised by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies/Busan University of Foreign Studies. Trinity Hall, Busan University of Foreign Studies. 26–28 May 2016.

2014. Understanding Religious Conversion of the Dusun Muslim Converts in Brunei Darussalam: Critical Engagement of the Rambo Model. A paper presented at Southeast Asia Symposium 2014. Organised by Southeast Asia Project and University of Oxford. Keble College, University of Oxford. 22–23 March 2014.

2013. Manifestasi Penerapan Agama dan Budaya Islam di Negara Brunei Darussalam. A paper presented at Seminar Sejarah Borneo Ke-3: Kerajaan-Kerajaan Melayu dan Hubungannya dengan Kesultanan Brunei. Organised by Pusat Sejarah Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan. 27–29 August 2013.

2013. Some Insights into the Impacts of the Islamic Education on the non-Muslims in Brunei Darussalam, a paper presented at Historical Awareness through Strengthening the National Pillars towards a Smart and Civilized Nation: Shared Experiences of Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. Organised by Veteran University of the Republic of Indonesia, Makassar, Sulawesi Indonesia. 19–21 May 2013.

2013. History and Tradition of Brunei Darussalam, a paper presented at Paper Reading Session on History and Traditions of Southeast Asian Countries. Organised by SEAMEO Regional Centre for History and Tradition. University of Yangon, Myanmar. 13 May 2013.

2013. Understanding Religious Conversion: Critical Engagement of the Rambo Model. A paper presented at Doctoral Inaugural Lectures 2012-2013. College of Social Science, University of Leicester. 6 March 2013.

2012. Conversion to Islam: The Case of the Dusun Muslim Converts in Brunei Darussalam. A paper presented at Borneo Studies Workshop: The State-of-the-art and Future Directions. 30 November – 1 December 2012. Senate Room, Chancellor Hall, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

2012. Keberkesanan Kaedah Da’wah Dalam Proses Pengislaman: Satu Kajian Kes Masyarakat Dusun di Daerah Tutong, Negara Brunei Darussalam, a paper presented at Konferensi Antarabangsa Islam Borneo V. Organised by Seri Begawan Religious Teachers College University and Universiti Teknologi Mara Sarawak, BRIDEX Conference Hall, Negara Brunei Darussalam. 26–27 June 2012.

2007. One ASEAN at the Heart of Dynamic Asia: The Experience of Brunei Darussalam. A paper presented at the 9th ASEAN University Network (AUN) Educational Forum, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos. May 13–23 May 2007.