(Last updated : 2021-03-30 13:43:01)
   Department   College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Professor
■ Message
I encourage you to critically problematize the concepts of “common sense” and “self-evidence”. Please enjoy the diverse and heterogeneous environment of APU.
■ Current specialized field
Area Studies, Gender, History of Thought 
■ Books and theses
1. 2020/10/27 Article Medicalization of female genital cutting in Malaysia: A mixed methods study PLOS Medicine 10(27),pp.1-22 (Collaboration)  Link
2. 2020/01/30 Article “Female Genital Mutilation” in Malaysia from the Viewpoint of Sexuality and the Female Body  pp.166-189 (Collaboration)  Link
3. 2019/04 Article Female genital cutting in Malaysia: a mixed-methods study BMJ Open 9(4) (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2014/04 Article Post-Colonial Identity Formation in Malaysia: Tensions in the Canon of Zainal Abidin bin Ahmad Asia Pacific World 5(1),pp.92-109 (Single)  Link
5. 2011/11 Article Institutionalization of Medical Knowledge in the Plan of the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Malaya: Nation, Gender, Ethnicity  pp.5-18 (Single) 
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2011/04 International Association for Asia Pacific Studies
2. 2006/08 Malaysian Social Science Association
■ Conference presentations
1. 2020/11/17 The Medicalization of Female Genital Cutting in Malaysia: Its Meaning toward the Medical Discourse on the Female Body” (18th Asia Pacific Conference,)
2. 2019/11/30 Cultural Meanings of the Female Body in Malaysia (17th Asia Pacific Studies Conference)
3. 2019/07/02 Anatomical Gaze, Lack of Integrity, Bodily Inscription: Representations on “Female Genital Mutilation” in Malaysia (AAS in Asia)
4. 2018/12/01 “The Practices of “Female Genital Mutilation” in Southeast Asia: Relativizing the Africa- Centric Discourses” (16th Asia Pacific Conference)
5. 2018/10/29 Female Genital Mutilation in Malaysia from the Viewpoint of the Female Body
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2012~2014  Representations of Gender in Malaysia: Politics of Discourses on Female Genital Mutilation  (Key Word : Malaysia, Gender, Representation, Female Genital Mutilation, Ethnicity, Islam)
2. 2009~2012  The Modern History of Malay Thoughts: Negotiations and Construction  (Key Word : Malay, Nationalism, Negotiation, Consturction, Colonialism、Ethnicity)
3. 2008~2011  Formation of National "Subject" in Malaysia  (Key Word : subjectification,nationalism,Malaysia)
4. 2008~2010  Possibility of Area Studies as Public Space  (Key Word : )
5. 2008  Studry of Alternative Creation of APU, Civil/Social Movement in Asia: Analysis and Stock of "Innovative Knoweledge" in "Grass-roots Power"  (Key Word : )
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■ Educational ability
● Practice example of education method
1. 2016/10/01~2017/03/31 Collaborative Learning Project
2. 2015/04/01~2016/03/30 The project to construct a "co- education" system in CSM cluster
● Announcement concerning education
1. 2018/02/11 AY 2017 CSM one-day retreat
2. 2018/02/04 FIP Minnesota FIP Retreat
3. 2017/04/01 FIP: Book Reading Club
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