A new report analyses debates around social cohesion and a failed proposal for a National Harmony Commission in Malaysia in light of Pakatan Harapan's collapse
Rethinking self-censorship in Southeast Asia’s media landscape
about 1 week ago
By intentionally devising concealment strategies that maintain the core messages...research participants demonstrate their commitment to continue producing critical information while avoiding punishment.
Looking beyond borders at Asia Pacific Triennial 10 – Part 1
about 2 months ago
APT10 forces us to look past the categories of nation or ethnicity to embrace perspectives in life that are centred on multiplicity and hybridity, on community and friendship.
Mitos terbenam di Dasar Ekonomi Baru
about 2 months ago
Sistem hanya mengekalkan mitos bahawa tugas utama tindakan afirmatif adalah menangani kekurangan individu, bukan mengatasi kekurangan sistemik
Embedded myths of Malaysia’s New Economic Policy
about 4 months ago
Reproducing postcolonial subjectivities perpetuates the myth that affirmative action addresses individual deficits rather than systemic disadvantages.
Politics of literary translation in plurilingual Malaysia and Singapore
about 7 months ago
Literary translations between languages becomes a conscious, if not political, effort to let one another be heard within the national context.
RACE, RELIGION, AND MALAYSIASEE ALL MALAYSIA POSTS
Legitimate criticism of the government’s decision to obtain the state of emergency declaration is now a criminal offence under Malaysian law.
The Ministry of Health needs to make the strategic leap from awareness to research and intervention.
A NEW MALAYSIA?
The illusion that the domestic space is only a site for social reproduction is over, but what will replace it?
Land reclamation initiatives seek to side-step national regimes which had previously constrained the autonomy of local governments.
The COVID-19 crisis tested the boundaries of federal-state relations when decisions from the centre were not received well by state governments.
Recent developments indicate that the female empowerment agenda may critically regress under Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s new administration.
Ross Tapsell reviews a new book on Malaysian politics ahead of the ANU Malaysia Update 2020 “Alternative Visions for Malaysia”.
Malaysia has another new government; Tricia Yeoh looks at the ramifications of past leadership approaches on the new coalition's future.