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    • BERITA IKMASBerita Institut Kajian Malaysia dan Antarabangsa, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Bil. 29 - 30, Jan - Ogos 2010Newsletter of the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaIKMAS Public Forum: The Institutions of Marriage &Family in Muslim PolygamyBy: Prof. Norani OthmanIKMAS Director Prof. Tham Forum Panelists L-R: Cik Masjaliza Hamzah (SIS), Cik Adibah Mohd. Jodi (SIS), Prof.Siew Yean speaking at the Rahman Embong (IKMAS Chair), Prof. Rashidah Shuib (USM) & Mrs. Wan Zumusniopening of the IKMAS Public (UiTM). Prof. Noraini Othman & Dr. Helen Ting, both from IKMAS, & Puan ZaidahForum Mustapha (UKM) not in the pictureA Public Forum on “The Institutions of Marriage & Family in Muslim Polygamy” was held on 15 July, 2010 at Puri Pujangga, UKM Bangi. It was organized by IKMAS and was arranged as a platformfor the presentation of some key findings from a study of Muslim polygamous marriages and families inpeninsular Malaysia. The polygamy research project is headed by Norani Othman, a Professor & PrincipalResearch Fellow at IKMAS who is also a Board Member of Sisters in Islam (SIS). It is a collaborativeresearch initiated and funded by SIS Forum Malaysia (aka Sisters in Islam). The survey was conductedin the twelve states of peninsular Malaysia in August 2008-April 2010 by a team of researchers madeup of several academic members of UKM, USM and UM as well as a team of researchers from Sistersin Islam. There were seven presentations made at the Forum. The first was an “Introduction to the PolygamyResearch Project” by the Head Researcher, Prof. Norani Othman, followed by a video presentationentitled “Dua, Tiga atau Empat” [Two, Three or Four (Wives)]. The latter reports on informal interviewsconducted with first and second wives, a husband, and a child of a first wife who were respondents ofthe study. The Panel Presentation that followed reviewed some of the key findings of the study. The firstspeaker was Ms Adibah Mohd. Jodi on “Impak poligami terhadap nafkah zahir dan kewangan keluarga”[The impact of polygamy on nafkah zahir and the financial situation of family members]; followed byMs. Masjaliza Hamzah on “Nafkah batin, giliran [rotation or turn-taking], seks dan seksualiti dalamperkahwinan & keluarga polygyny” [Nafkah batin, turn-taking, sex and sexuality in polygynous marriage Continued on page 9... BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 1
    • Pengurusan / Management Sidang Pengarang / Editorial Board Pengarah / Director Penasihat Editorial / Editorial Advisor Prof. Dr.Tham Siew Yean Prof. Emeritus Dato’ Dr Abdul Rahman Embong Timbalan Pengarah / Dep. Director Editor / Editors Prof. Madya Dr. Faridah Shahadan Prof. Dr. Azizah Kassim (Ketua Editor / Cheif Setiausaha / Secretary Editor) Sabariah Mustafa Norinah Mohd Ali Roslina Rosli Felo / Fellows Grafik / Graphics Felo Utama / Principal Fellows Wan Aziaris Bin Wan Aziz Prof. Dr. Tham Siew Yean Edaran / Distribution Prof. Dr. Ragayah Haji Mat Zin Siti Norazimah Ahmat Prof. Emeritus Dato’ Dr. Abdul Rahman Embong Prof. Norani Othman Prof. Dr. Azizah Kassim Felo Kanan / Senior Fellows Kandungan / Contents Prof. Madya Dr. Faridah Shahadan IKMAS Public Forum: The Institutions of Marriage Prof. Madya Dr. Sumit K. Mandal 1 & Family in Muslim Polygamy Mesej daripada Pengarah / Message from the Director 3 Felo / Fellow IKMAS Participation at The 7th International Dr. Helen Ting 5 Malaysian Studies Conference Felo Muda / Junior Fellow Participation of IKMAS’s Fellows in Meetings, 10 Andrew Kam Jia Yi Workshops, Seminars & Conferences Majlis Ulangtahun Ke-15 IKMAS 14 IKMAS Seminar Series 15 IKMAS Occasional Seminars 17 Kakitangan Pentadbiran & Sokongan / Receives Visitors 19 Administrative & Support Staff The Nippon Foundation Asian Public Intellectuals 20 Program 10th Anniversary Celebration Khidmat Masyarakat IKMAS 21Pegawai Penyelidik Sosial / Social Research Officers Berita Rencam 22 • Roslina Rosli IKMAS Hasilkan Graduan M.Phil. Dan Ph.D. 23 • Norinah Mohd Ali Seminar Siswazah IKMAS 24 Pegawai Teknologi Maklumat / IT Officer • Wan Aziaris Wan Aziz Graduan IKMAS 2000 - 2010 25 Professor Mc Gee Delivers The Ishak Shari Pembantu Perpustakaan / Assistant Librarian 27 Memorial Lecture • Nur Aishah Bt Chek Mamsor IKMAS Short Course: Doing Kakitangan Sokongan / Support Staff 28 Research for Graduate Studies • Sabariah Mustafa A Citation for James H. Mittelman 29 • Siti Norazimah Ahmat • Mohd Redzuan Bin Mohamad Sauti IKMAS Calendar January - August 2010 31 • Nur Zaimah Bt. Abd Wahid IKMAS’s Publications 32 • At’iullah Bin Ya’akub2 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • Mesej daripadaPengarah Persidangan MSC 7 yang dianjurkan Persatuan Sains Sosial Malaysia, juga menandakan satu lagi peristiwa penting bagi IKMAS. Berikutan dengan tradisi persidangan MSC sebelumnya, IKMAS sekali lagi telah diberi penghormatan menjadi penganjur bersama persidangan ini sejajar dengan tumpuan penyelidikan Institut ini. Sebagai respons terhadap penghormatan dan keistimewaan tersebut, kami bukan sahaja meneruskan tradisi menyediakan sokongan kewangan dan sekretariat tetapi juga sokongan intelektual dalam bentuk panel IKMAS. Panel ini mempamerkan penyelidikan yang sedang berjalan di IKMAS, sebahagiannya merupakan kerja dalam proses. Prof. Tham Siew Yean Tahun ini kami berbangga untuk membentangkan lima panel IKMAS. Empat daripada panel ini berdasarkan penelitian semasa IKMAS. Panel-panel mengenaiI KMAS telah memulakan Tahun 2010 dengan pelbagai aktiviti sebagai persediaan untuk tigaacara yang penting. Pertama sekali, lawatan penilai Pengantarabangsaan Pendidikan Tinggi di Malaysia (Internationalizing Higher Education), Migrasi Transnasional di dalam Bandar (Transnational Migrantsluar IKMAS, kedua perbincangan Meja Bulat IKMAS in the City) dan dua panel mengenai Keluarga Poligamiuntuk meraikan 15 tahun penubuhan Institut, dan Islam (Muslim Polygamous Families) di Malaysia.Persidangan Antarabangsa Kajian Malaysia Ke-7 Panel kelima ialah satu panel baru iaitu Panel Sarjana(MSC 7) yang kesemuanya telah dijadualkan pada Muda (Young Scholars) IKMAS yang terdiri daripadaMac 2010. beberapa pelajar IKMAS yang membentangkan hasil Profesor Emeritus Dr Terry McGee (University penyelidikan mereka. Panel ini merupakan forumof British Columbia) dan Professor Emeritus Dr.Wang untuk pelajar IKMAS membincangkan penemuanGungwu (National University of Singapore) melawat penyelidikan mereka kepada khalayak yang lebih luasIKMAS pada 22-23 Mac untuk menjalankan penilaian dan kami percaya pendedahan ini akan meningkatkanterhadap IKMAS. Mereka merupakan sarjana terkenal pengalaman pembelajaran mereka di IKMAS.yang tumpuan penelitiannya adalah menyamai isu-isu Selain itu, IKMAS meneruskan aktivitiyang berkaitan dengan penyelidikan IKMAS. Selepas akademik seperti biasa dengan penganjuran seminar,persediaan yang memakan masa berbulan-bulan, hari forum dan Syarahan umum. Pelajar-pelajar pascatersebut akhirnya sampai. Penilaian telah dijalankan siswazah juga menyertai siri seminar pasca siswazahdengan lancar dan laporan mereka telah dihantar di mana mereka membentangkan hasil penyelidikankepada Naib Canselor. mereka pada peringkat kemajuan yang berbeza- Pada akhir bulan itu, IKMAS meraikan ulang beza.tahun ke-15 dengan perbincangan meja bulat yang Sebelum saya menamatkan mesej ini, sayadipengerusikan oleh Professor Dr Rahmah Mohamed ingin menonjolkan satu kegiatan baru dan khas IKMAS.(Timbalan Naib Cancelor Penyelidikan dan Inovasi). Sejajar dengan penekanan universiti dan institutPembentang-pembentang ialah Profesor Emeritus terhadap kerja komuniti, IKMAS dapat membantuDr Terry McGee, Profesor Dr Osman Rani, pengarah mereka yang miskin secara praktikal semasa bulanpengasas IKMAS, Datuk Profesor Mohd Yusof Kasim, Ramadan tahun ini. Barangan makanan telahNaib Canselor UCTI dan bekas Felo IKMAS serta diagihkan kepada kalangan miskin dalam komunitipengarah IKMAS yang sekarang. Perbincangan meja pelarian Rohingya hasil derma yang dikutip olehbulat diadakan sebagai satu forum untuk meninjau IKMAS dari penyumbang yang tidak mahu namanyakembali sejarah IKMAS, meneliti keadaan semasa diumumkan. Sumbangan ini dibolehkan sebagaidan perkembangan masa depannya. Ia selaku satu hasil projek penyelidikan tentang komuniti Rohingyapenilaian semula tentang apa yang telah dirancangkan yang dilakukan oleh Profesor Azizah Kassim denganpada masa lalu, apa yang telah tercapai setakat ini Profesor Madya Dr.Faridah Shahadan, Timbalandan rancangan masa hadapan IKMAS. Pengarah IKMAS. BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 3
    • Message from the Director T he New Year started with a flurry of activities as IKMAS prepared for three important events. Firstly, the visit by the external assessors of IKMAS, the Roundtable of IKMAS to celebrate 15 years of establishment, and the 7th International Malaysian Studies Conference (MSC 7) that were all scheduled for March 2010. Professor Emeritus Dr. Terry McGee (University of British Columbia) and Professor Emeritus Dr.Wang Gungwu (National University of Singapore) visited IKMAS on 22-23 March to conduct the first external assessment exercise for IKMAS. They are renowned scholars who work on issues that are related to IKMAS’s research thrusts. After months of preparation, the day finally arrived. The assessment went smoothly and the report has been duly forwarded to the Vice Chancellor. Later in the month, IKMAS celebrated her 15th anniversary with a Roundtable chaired by Professor Dr. Rahmah Mohamed (Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation). The other presenters at the Roundtable included Emeritus Professor Dr. Terry McGee, Professor Dr. Osman Rani, the founding director of IKMAS, Datuk Professor Mohd Yusof Kasim, Vice Chancellor of UCTI and former fellow at IKMAS as well as the current director of IKMAS. The Roundtable served as forum for looking back on the historical roots of IKMAS to its current state and future growth. It served as an apt review of what was planned in the past, what has been achieved thus far and the future plans of IKMAS. The 7th International Malaysian Studies Conference (MSC 7) also marked another important event of IKMAS. Following the tradition of previous MSC conferences organised by The Malaysian Social Sciences Association, IKMAS was again privileged to be a co-convener of this conference as it is in line with the research mandate of the Institute. We are greatly honored with this privilege and in response, we continue the tradition of providing not just financial and secretarial support but also intellectual support in the form of IKMAS panels. These panels showcase the on-going research of IKMAS, some of which are very much work-in-progress. This year we were proud to present five IKMAS panels. Four of these panels are based on the current research of IKMAS. They are namely the panels on the Internationalizing Higher Education in Malaysia, Transnational Migrants in the City and two panels on Muslim Polygamous Families in Malaysia. The fifth panel is a new type of panel, namely, the IKMAS Young Scholars’ Panel where some of IKMAS’s graduate students presented their research output. This panel represents a venue for these graduate students to discuss their research findings to a broader audience and we believe that this exposure will enhance their total learning experience at IKMAS. As the year progressed, IKMAS continued with a regular stream of academic activities such as seminars, forums and public lectures. The post graduate students also participated in a series of post graduate students’ seminars where they have to present their research at their respective stages of progress. Before I end, I would like to highlight a new and special activity of IKMAS. In line with the university and institute’s emphasis on community engagement, IKMAS was able to help the needy in a practical way during the Fasting Month this year. Food items were distributed among the needy in the Rohingya refugee community as a result of the donations made to IKMAS from an anonymous donor. The food items were contributed as a result of the research project on this community by Professor Azizah Kassim and the deputy director of IKMAS, Associate Professor Dr. Faridah Shahadan.4 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • IKMAS Participation at The 7th International Malaysian Studies Conference By: Dr.Helen Ting IKMAS panel on “Internationalising Higher Education in Malaysia”. L-R: Prof. Ragayah Hj. Mat Zain, Prof. Tham Siew Yean, Assoc. Prof. Noreiny Ma’rof (Faculty of Education) & Prof. Azizah Kassim. Another team member is Prof. Abdul Rahman Embong (not in picture)T he 7th International Malaysian Studies Conference (MSC 7) entitled “Critical Transitions:Repositioning the State, Market and Society”, was as a tribute in her remembrance. During the rest of the days, seven slots of parallel sessions were held, amounting to 45 panels.held between 16 and 18 March, 2010. The Malaysian More than 150 working papers were presented. IKMASSocial Science Association (PSSM) was the principal sponsored four institutional panels based on on-convenor while Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in going research carried out by fellows at the institute,Penang was the host and co-convenor. IKMAS was i.e. Internationalising Higher Education in Malaysia,also co-convenor, a role it has played since 2001. Transnational Migrants in the City and the Impacts The conference was opened by the Vice- of Polygamous Marriage on Family Life (2 panels).chancellor of USM, Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak. While IKMAS was the sole sponsor for the first twoHe also launched a new book edited by Professor panels, the panel on polygamy was jointly sponsoredFrancis Loh of USM entitled, Building Bridges, with the Centre for Gender Studies (KANITA) of USMCrossing Boundaries: Everyday Forms of Inter-Ethnic and Sisters in Islam, whose researchers form anPeace Building in Malaysia. As he was overseas, his integral part of the research team.speech was read by the Dean of the School of Social Building the academic capacity of youngSciences, USM. scholars constitutes one of the key objectives of the Five distinguished scholars were invited Malaysian Social Science Association. The conferenceto deliver key-note lectures on different days. maintained the concept of Young Scholars’ PanelEmeritus Professor Dr Terry McGee spoke about the it introduced in earlier MSCs. A Young Scholar isimplications of the urbanization transition in the 21st defined as post-graduate students who are pursuingcentury for Malaysia. Professor Dr Ien Ang lectured their Masters or PhD studies or those who have juston multiculturalism in a globalizing world. Emeritus completed their thesis without having published much.Professor Dr Michael Banton tackled the question as There were five Young Scholars’ Panels, constitutingto whether there are ethnic groups in Asia. Professor 13% (22 papers) of all the papers presented. FourDr Francis Loh Kok Wah examined the historical post-graduate students of IKMAS, namely, Ms Thongevolution of labour movement in Malaysia. Last Jia Huey, Ms Lim Suk Yee, Mr Leow Wei Yi and Mdmbut not least, Professor Dr Jomo K.S. spoke about Malini Ramanan presented their research papersgrowth, distribution and the New Economic Policy. within the framework of an IKMAS Young Scholars’There were also four round table dialogues, whereby Panel.various panelists presented their views on issues The conference ended with the winding upranging from urban governance, tribute to the late speech by PSSM president, Emeritus Professor Drfilm director, Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian studies in a Abdul Rahman Embong who announced that UKMglobal context and the global financial crisis. A film will be the host for the 8th International Malaysiandirected by the late Yasmin Ahmad, Talentime, was Studies Conference (MSC 8) to be held in 2012.also screened on the second night of the conference BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 5
    • MSC 7 in Pictures IKMAS Principal Fellow & PSSM President, Prof. Rahman Embong(left) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sumit K. Mandal, giving the presidential address at MSC7. Seated L-R: Assoc. Prof. Dr. IKMAS, chairing one of keynote Rashila Ramli (Director, IKON) & Assoc. Prof. Ismail Baba (Dean, addresses at MSC7 School of Social Sciences, USM) Prof. Norani Othman presenting her Prof. Azizah Kassim presenting her paper paper at the IKMAS PAnel on “ The at another IKMAS panel on “Transnational Impact of Polygamy on Family Life” Migrants” at MSC 7 Assoc. Prof. Faridah Shahadan from IKMAS (Right) and Prof. Mohamad Hazim (PSSM Deputy President) during the opening of MSC 76 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • MSC 7 in PicturesIKMAS Director, Prof. Tham Siew Yean (left) receiving the Dr. Jomo K.S. UN Asst. Sec. Gen. onCertificate of Appreciation from PSSM President for being Economic Development giving his keynoteMSC7 co-convernor address Dr. Syed Husin Ali, PSSM President (1980- MSC 7 Registration counter busy at work 1990) was invited to give a short speech at the closing of MSC 7Part of participants at MSC 7. Front row L-R: Emeritus Prof. Terry Mc Gee, Prof. Ian Ang & Emeritus Prof. MichaelBonton who were keynote speakers at the conference BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 7
    • MSC 7 in Pictures IKMAS Students’ Panel at MSC 7: L-R, Dev Kumar(chair / Discussant), and paper presenters: Leow Wei Yi, Thong Jia Huey, Lim Suk Yee & Malini Ramanan Some of senior scholars at MSC 7: L-R: Emeritus Prof. H. D Evers(University of Bonn), Emeritus Prof. Michael Bonton (University of Bristol), Prof. Shamsul A.B. (UKM), Prof. Rahman Embong (UKM), Dr. Syed Husin Ali (former sociology professor at UM) & Dr. Dennison Jayasooria (UKM)8 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • from page 1... One for the album: IKMAS fellows, panel speakers & others at the end of the Public Forum Part of the audiance at the Public Forum Leader of Polygamy Research Team, Prof. Norani Othman from IKMAS explaining the background and objectives of Polygamy Research Projectand family]; Ms Zaidah Mustapha on “Pengertian dan kepuasan perkahwinan serta beberapa perihalemosi dalam keluarga polygyny” [The meaning of marriage, marital satisfaction and emotional dynamicsof polygynous families”; and Wan Zumusni Wan Mustapha on “Hubungan kekeluargaan, sokonganjaringan dan modal sosial keluarga polygyny” [Family relationships, network support systems and thesocial capital of polygynous families]; and Prof. Dr Rashidah Shuib (KANITA, USM) on “Rumusan danimplikasi kajian poligami ini terhadap dasar dan perundangan keluarga di Malaysia” [Some concludingremarks and policy implications of this polygamy study]. The conversations featured in the video presentation had a powerful impact on the audience.They showed that members of polygamous families were quite candid and forthright in describing theirlife situation and focusing on the problems and challenges that they confront in their daily lives. Thepolygamy research team is in the midst of writing up nine articles based on their survey study of 1,235respondents. These will be jointly submitted to a reputable international academic journal by end of theyear. Later those research articles will be further developed and expanded in a twelve-chapter bookmanuscript based on the survey study together with the ethnographic and qualitative or in-depth studiesof about 100 families. BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 9
    • Participation of IKMAS’s Fellows in Meetings, Workshops, Seminars & Conferences (January - August 2010)Professor Dr. Tham Siew Yean Assoc. Prof. Dr. Faridah Shahadan• Served as Resource Person to guide the students • Participated in workshop on developing curriculum at the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) Workshop, of Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Waseda University. 7-8 January 2010. at the Faculty of Economics and Business,• Participated at the “Malaysian International Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. 8-10 January, Services Summit”, Shangrila Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Royal Bintang, Seremban. Negeri Sembilan 12 January 2010. • Participated in workshop of redefining small and• Participated in Workshop on the Vice Chancellor’s medium enterprises in Malaysia, organized by Program with Deans and Directors, Cameron SMEcorp, MATRADE, Kuala Lumpur, 20 January, Highlands, 26-28 February 2010. 2010• Presented a jointly written paper (with Dr. • Presenting a GUP progress report, at monitoring Loke Wai Heng, University of Malaya), “Trade workshop, organized by Center of Research and Costs in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges”, at Innovation (CRIM), UKM, 22 -23 January, 2010, the International Conference on Trade Costs, Royal Bintang, Seremban. Negeri Sembilan Infrastructure and Trade Development in Asia, • Participated in workshop on Sarawak Urban University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, 14 Poverty, 23-24 January, 2010, organized by January 2010. UKM Pakarunding, Micasa Hotel, Port Dickson,• Presented a paper, “The Contribution of Private Seremban Negeri Sembilan Higher Education to Internationalization of Higher • Participated workshop on case studies writing Education in Malaysia” at the Seventh International on biotechnology firms, organized by UKM, Studies Conference (MSC 7), Universiti Sains Biotechnology transaction research group, 28- Malaysia, Penang, 16-18 March 2010. 30 January, 2010, Le Paris Hotel, Port Dickson,• Presented a jointly written paper (with Dr. Loke Seremban Negeri Sembilan Wai Heng, University of Malaya), “Liberalization of • Participated in Workshop on the prospects of Services: The Need for Complementary Policies”, tobacco and Kenaf commodities in Malaysia, at the Final Workshop on Graduating from the organized by Faculty of Economics and Business, Middle: Malaysian Development Challenges, UKM, 12 February, 2010 Corus Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 27-28 April 2010. • Briefing on R&D national survey at Universiti Tun• Participated as the Director of Country Program Hussin Onn, Batu Pahat Johor, 8 March 2010 at the 10th Asian Public Intellectual (API)’s • Presented a working paper , “Small and Medium Celebrations at the Ateneo de Manila University, Enterprises in Agricultural Sector: An analysis Philippines, 28-30 May 2010. of Business Practices”, at MSG7, 18-20 March,• Presented a jointly written paper (with Mr. Liew USM, Penang Chei Siang of the Faculty of Economics and • Presentation of Interim report of Perak Industrial Business, UKM), “The Impact of Foreign Labor on Development Plan, Perak Invest, PTTC, Ipoh, 24 Labor Productivity in Malaysia”, at the World Bank May 2010. and Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) Conference • Research Networking with Persatuan Pemudi on Cross Border Labor Mobility and Development Islam Singapore, regarding their programs on in the East Asia and Pacific Region, Orchard single mothers and blended families. Singapore, Hotel, Singapore, 1-2 June 2010. 29 May, 2010• Participated in the 24th Asia Pacific Roundtable, • Participated in workshop on techniques of organized by ISIS Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 8-20 analysis ISO9001 data, organized by UKM June 2010. Academic Advancement center, at Royal Bintang• Presented a paper, “Sustaining Asia’s Growth Hotel, Seremban, 25-27 June, 2010 and Investment in a Changing World: The Case • Participated in workshop on Perak Industrial of Malaysia – Preliminary Ideas”, at the Asian Development Strategies, Organized by Perak Development Bank (ADB) Inception Workshop Invest, Hotel Legend, Ipoh, Perak. 13 July 2010 on Sustaining Asia’s Growth and Investment in • Attended Seminar on Women’s Potential and a Changing World, ADB, Manila, Philippines, 23 Capacity Optimization in the New Economic Model June 2010. (NEM), 24 July 2010, Sime Darby Convention Center.10 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • Professor Emeritus Dato’ Dr. Abdul Rahman March 2010Embong • Chaired the joint meeting of the MSC 7 Organising Committee to conduct the postmortem on MSC7• Served as resource person & chair in the social held at Universiti Sains Malaysia on 19 March science cluster at the “Research Seminar to 2010 Evaluate Projects Under the Research University • Served as the Chairperson of the Organising Grant” at the Royale Bintang Hotel, Seremban, Committee for the launching of the IKMAS 15th on 22-24 January 2010 Anniversary Celebration on 26 March 2010• Participated in monthly meeting of the Panel on • Participated as Member of the Board of Trustees Consultation and Prevention of Corruption, the of the Sultan Mizan Royal Foundation at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Foundation Board Meeting held at Istana held at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy, Terengganu on 9 April 2010 Kuala Lumpur on 29 January 2010 • Chaired meeting of the Organising Committee• Served as lead scholar and mentor at the Human of the English Proficiency Programme for the Security Workshop to evaluate the manuscript on Terengganu Primary and Secondary School “Human Security and Peace in Southeast Asia” Students jointly organised by the Sultan jointly organised by Institute of Occidental Studies Mizan Royal Foundation and State Education (IKON) UKM & the Malaysian Social Science Department at the Wisma Darul Iman, Kuala Association, at UKM on 1 February 2010 Terengganu on 12 April 2010• Gave lecture to graduate students on “Doing • Chaired the Executive Committee Meeting of the Literature Review and Constructing Theoretical Malaysian Social Science Association on 16 April Framework” at the short course “Doing Research 2010 for Graduate Studies” organised by IKMAS, UKM • Participated in the International Workshop on 3 February 2010 “Graduating from the Middle: Malaysia’s Economic• Participated in monthly meeting of the Panel on Challenges” organized by IKMAS at Corus Hotel, Consultation and Prevention of Corruption, the Kuala Lumpur on 27-28 April 2010 Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) • Chaired the Annual General Meeting of the held at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy, Malaysian Social Science Association held at Kuala Lumpur on 4 March 2010 LESTARI, UKM on 13 May 2010• Gave a talk on “Exploring New Frontiers in • Delivered speech as Programme Chairman at Communication Studies” at the Graduate the Closing Ceremony of the Yayasan DiRaja Students Seminar organised by the School Sultan Mizan Challenge Trophy Competition for of Communication Studies, Universiti Sains the English Enhancement for the Terengganu Malaysia on 13 March 2010 School Students graced by His Majesty the Yang• Chaired the joint meeting of the Organizing di-Pertuan Agoing Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin, at Committee of the 7th International Malaysian Taman Tamadun Islam, Kuala Terengganu on 18 Studies Conference (MSC7) at Universiti Sains May 2010 Malaysia on 15 March 2010 • Attended (as guest of the Nippon Foundation) the• Convened the 7th International Malaysian 10th Anniversary of the Asian Public Intellectuals Studies Conference (MSC7) at Universiti Sains Fellowships (API) Programme held the Ateneo de Malaysia held at Universiti Sains Malaysia on 16- Manila University, Manila, on 28-30 May 2010 18 March 2010 • Attended Board of Trustees Meeting of the Sultan• As President of the Malaysian Social Science Mizan Royal Foundation at Istana Terengganu, Association, delivered the Presidential Address Kuala Lumpur on 3 June 2010 “Rethinking the Future of Malaysian Studies” at • Served as expert resource person at the the opening of the 7th International Malaysian Workshop on “Research on Rebab: Technology Studies Conference (MSC7) held at Universiti and Documentation” organized by the Centre for Sains Malaysia on 16-18 March 2010 Studies on Culture, Literature and Art, Faculty of• Presented paper “Ideas, Practices and Challenges Social Sciences, UKM on 22 June 2010 in Internationalising Higher Education in • Served as Chairperson for the IKON-PSSM Malaysia” at the IKMAS Institutional Panel at the Roundtable on “Global Warming, Peace and 7th International Malaysian Studies Conference Security” (key presenter: Prof. Hans-Gunter (MSC7) held at Universiti Sains Malaysia on 17 Brauch) held at Bilik Majlis, Universiti Kebangsaan March 2010 Malaysia on 28 June 2020• As President of the Malaysian Social Science • Chaired the briefing by Mr. S. Sakakibara of the Association, delivered the closing address at the Sumitomo Foundation on the Sumitomo ‘Grants 7th International Malaysian Studies Conference for Japan-related Projects’, held at IKMAS, UKM (MSC7) held at Universiti Sains Malaysia on 18 on 14 July 2010 BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 11
    • • Chaired the IKMAS Public Forum “The Family Safety Nets” and chaired a session at the Institution and Polygamous Marriages” held at International Workshop Graduating From the Puri Pujangga, UKM on 15 July 2010 Middle: Malaysian Development Challenges,• Guest lecturer on the topic “Managing Diversity organized by the Australian National University and Nation-building” to a group of Thai officials and IKMAS, UKM, on 27-28 April 2010. on study visit to Malaysia, organized by INPUMA, • Presented a paper “Recent Trends in the Demand Universiti Malaya at Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam of International Students for Higher Education in on 26 July 2010 Malaysia” at The 2nd International Conference• Guest lecturer on the topic “Measuring Corruption, on Higher Education and Quality Assurance, Options and Challenges” for the Executive Course organized by Mazoon College, Muscat, Sultanate in Strategic Management of the Anti-Corruption of Oman, on 12-13 June 2010. Programme, organized by the Malaysian Anti- • Presented a preliminary paper “Affirmative Action Corruption Academy, Kuala Lumpur on 27 July in Malaysia: Poverty Eradication” di Bengkel The 2010 New Economic Policy: A Historical Review?,• Attended Meeting of the Panel on Consultation organized by The Institute of Southeast Asian and Prevention of Corruption, the Malaysian Anti- Studies (ISEAS) Singapura, and Faculty of Corruption Commission, held at Malaysian Anti- Economics and Administration, University of Corruption Academy, Kuala Lumpur on 27 July Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 21 June 2010. 2010 • Delivered a lecture on “Malaysian Economic and• Served as Expert Panelist to Evaluate presentations Social Development: Issues and Challenges” by Officers undergoing the Executive Course in to government officers from various developing Strategic Management of the Anti-Corruption countries under the Economic Planning and Programme, organized by the Malaysian Anti- Management: Malaysian Technical Cooperation Corruption Academy, Kuala Lumpur on 29 July Programme, organized by INTAN, Bukit Kiara on 2010 22 June 2010.• Attended Board of Trustees Meeting of the Sultan • Represented Malaysia to The 2009/2010 East Mizan Royal Foundation at Istana Terengganu, Asian Development Network (EADN) Annual Kuala Lumpur on 5 August 2010 Forum and chaired a session, in Bangkok on 3-4 August 2010.Professor Dr. Ragayah Haji Mat Zin Professor Dr. Azizah Kassim• Represented The East Asian Development Network as one of the resource persons at The • Presented paper “Muslim Refugees in Malaysia: Eleventh Annual Global Development Conference An Analysis of the Status of Rohingyas from 2010, organized by The Global Development Myanmar”. ISEAS Workshop on Muslims Network in Prague, Czech Republic on 16 – 18 in Southeast Asia, organized by Institute for January 2010. Languages and Cultures of Southeast Asia• Attended meeting of The Steering Committee on (ILCAA), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, EPU/UNDP Projects as a resource person and Tokyo, 23 January, 2010. assessor of consultansi reports at the Economic • Presented paper, “ Migration Inflow in the post Planning Unit, Putrajaya on1 March 2010. Independence era: An Overview.” Workshop on• Presented two papers “The Practice of Transnational Migration, Urban Development and Internationalizing Higher Education in Malaysia” Security, Puri Pujangga, 22 February 2010. & “Economic Activities of Migrants in the Klang • Presented paper, “ Imigrants & Housing in the Valley” at the International Conference MSC7: Klang Valley”. Workshop on Transnational Critical Transitions: Repositioning the State, Migration, Urban Development and Security , Puri Market & Society, organized by the Malaysian Pujangga, 22 February 2010. Social Science Association, Penang, 16-18 March • Presented paper “Kajian Mengenai Pekerja Asing 2010. di Malaysia: Merungkai Isu dan Permasalahan• Chaired the Ishak Shari Memorial Lecture Asia in Semasa”. Mesyuarat Jawatankuasa Tetap Hal the 21 Century by Prof. Dr. Terry McGee on “The Ehwal Islam Negeri Selangor, Jabatan Agama Rise of East Asia in the Pacific Region and the Islam Selangor, Bilik Mesyuarat Pateh Akhir, Reshaping of the Geography of the New Global Shah Alam, 15 March, 2010. Order in the Twenty First Century”, organized by • Presented paper “Trans-national Inflow and IKMAS, UKM on 24 March 2010. Housing Patterns among Urban Migrants in• Presented a paper “Poverty Eradication, Income Malaysia”. Seventh Malaysian Social Science and Wealth Distribution and the Provision Social International Conference (MSC7), Universiti12 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • Sains Malaysia, Penang,16-18 March, 2010. and Gender Equality in Manila, the Philippines,• Chair, Session 6, Seventh Malaysian Social 7-9 July 2010. Science International Conference (MSC7), • Served as Project Leader and Panelist at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, 16-18 March IKMAS Public Forum on “The Institutions of , 2010. Marriage and the Family in Muslim Polygamy in• Presented paper (Co-Author with Terence Too, Malaysia” held at UKM, Bangi on 15 July 2010. ISIS), “Governance and Institutions: Managing • Interviewed by Radio BFM on “Practice of Foreign Workers in Malaysia.” World Bank and Polygamy in Contemporary Malaysia” for the IPS Workshop on “Cross-Border Labour Mobility Big Picture Programme, Kuala Lumpur, 21 July and Development In the East Asia and Pacific 2010. Region”, Orchard Hotel, Singapore,1 – 2 June • Interviewed by Malaysian Insider on “Child 2010. Marriage in Malaysia”, Kuala Lumpur, 4 August• Presented paper, “Migrasi Di Malaysia: Tren dan 2010. Cabarannya” Seminar Antarabangsa Migrasi 2, • Attended half-day workshop on Book Project Organised by Fakulti Undang-Undang UKM and “Sharing the Nation Volume 2” in Petaling Jaya, KKMIG Indonesia, UKM, Bangi, 17-18 June, 20 August 2010. 2010. • Served as Head Researcher, Session Chair and• Presented paper, “Kaum Rohingya Di Malaysia: Paper Presenter at the Workshop on Polygamy Isu, Permasalahan dan Peranan Badan Research held at SIS Forum, Petaling Jaya, 27 Keagamaan” at the Seminar ‘Intra-faith’ Muhajirin August 2010 dan Ansar, organised by Jabatan Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan, Pusat Islam Kuala Lumpur, 16 July 2010. Dr Helen Ting• Attended monthly meeting of the Malaysian Anti- Trafficking Council, Ministry of Home Affairs, • Gave a lecture on “Presentation of Research” at Putrajaya, since January 2010. the IKMAS Post-graduate Research Methodology Course, at IKMAS meeting room on 3rd February, 2010.Professor Norani Othman • Presented a paper on “A Study of Nafkah, Family Expenditure, Financial Impact and its• Attended course on “Using INVIVO for Qualitative Management Among Muslim Polygamous Research in Social Science” at SIS Forum, Families in Malaysia” with Ms Syarifahtul Adibah Petaling Jaya, 29-30 April 2010. Mohammad Jodi, at the Seventh International• Served as Head Researcher, Session Chair and Malaysian Studies Conference (MSC 7), Paper Presenter at the Workshop on Polygamy organized by the Malaysian Social Science Research held at SIS Forum, Petaling Jaya, 1 Association at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, May 2010. 16th – 18th March, 2010.• Served as Expert giving interview to Radio • Attended “Effective Writing and Publishing Australia on “Book Banning and Freedom of Workshop” organized by Pusat Penyelidikan Expression in Malaysia” , Kuala Lumpur, 10 May Kepimpinan & Inovasi AKEPT, Ministry of Higher 2010. Education of Malaysia, on 3rd May, Hotel Holiday• Served as Head Researcher, Session Chair and Inn, Melaka. Paper Presenter at the Workshop on Polygamy • Attended “National Integration with Constitutional Research held at SIS Forum, Petaling Jaya, 25 Integrity” organized by OHMSI and MIDAS, May 2010. UCSI at the International Institute of Advanced• Served as Head Researcher, Session Chair and Islamic Studies (IAIS Malaysia), Kuala Lumpur, Paper Presenter at the Workshop on Polygamy 13th May, 2010. Research held at SIS Forum, Petaling Jaya, 10 • Presented a paper entitled, “The Politics of June 2010. Commemoration of the Second World War• Interviewed by The Guardian (from London via • in West Malaysia” at international conference: telephone) on Islam and Interfaith Relations in “Trauma, Memory and Transformation: The Malaysia, 20 June 2010. Malaysian and Southeast Asian Experience”• Interviewed by TV Indonesia (TVRI) on organized by the School of Arts and Social “Religious Tolerance and Inter-ethnic Relations Sciences, Monash University, Sunway campus, in Contemporary Malaysia”, Kuala Lumpur, 1 Kuala Lumpur, 22nd – 24th June, 2010. July 2010. • Ms Syarifahtul Adibah Mohammad Jodi• Served as Resource Person and Commentator presented co-authored paper, “Kesan Poligami at the 10th ASEM Seminar on Human Rights Terhadap Nafkah Zahir & Kewangan Keluarga Continued on page 23... BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 13
    • MAJLIS ULANGTAHUN Malaysia Sarawak telah menyampaikan ulasan yang kritis dan menarik mengenai ketiga - tiga buku itu di majlis ini.KE-15 IKMAS Untuk sesi meja bulat, IKMAS menjemput empat orang ahli panel. Dua ahli panel pertama ialah Profesor Osman-Rani Hassan, pengarah pertama IKMAS (1995-1997) dan Profesor Dato’ Mohd Yusof Kasim, mantan felo kanan IKMAS sejak penubuhannya sebelum beliau berpindah ke Ahli Panel Sesi Sidang Meja Bulat: Kiri ke kanan: Prof. Tham Siew Yean, Datuk Yusof Kassim, Prof. Rahmah Mohamad (TNC), Prof. Terry Mc Gee & Prof. Osman Rani Prof. Emeritus Terry Mc Gee menyatakan pendapatnya sebagai ahli panel Universiti Malaysia Sabah pada 2001. Kedua-dua tokoh ini telah membicarakan tentang latar belakang sejarah penubuhan IKMAS pada 1 April 1995 serta cabaran-cabaran yang dihadapinya pada peringkat awal berdasarkan pengalaman yang mereka tempuhi sendiri. Pengarah IKMAS, Profesor Tham Siew Yean pula telah membentangkan tentang keadaan IKMAS kini dan apa yang dirancangkan untuk lima tahun akan datang. Profesor Rahmah selaku Pengerusi sesi turut memberi pandangannya berdasarkan perspektif pengurusan UKM. Bersempena ulangtahun ke-15 IKMAS juga, IKMAS telah mengundang dua orang ilmuan tersohor di peringkat Felo IKMAS & Ahli Panel bergambar bersama pada antarabangsa, iaitu Profesor Emeritus Wang Gungwu dari akhir majlis National University of Singapore dan Profesor Emeritus Terry Mc Gee dari University of British Columbia untukM ajlis pelancaran ulangtahun ke-15 IKMAS telah membuat penilaian terhadap program dan kedudukan tenaga diadakan pada Jumaat 26 Mac 2010 di Bilik Senat,UKM. Bersempena majlis tersebut, IKMAS mengadakan duaacara penting, iaitu pelancaran tiga buah buku IKMAS, dansesi meja bulat membincangkan sejarah, keadaan kini dancabaran masa depan IKMAS. Majlis pelancaran ulangtahuntersebut dirasmikan oleh Timbalan Naib Canselor UKM,Profesor Rahmah Mohamed bagi pihak Naib Canselor Tan SriSharifah Hapsah Syed Hassan Shahabuddin. Selain dihadirioleh pelajar dan rakan-rakan akademik di UKM, beberapaorang rakan IKMAS dari luar turut hadir. Tiga buah buku yang dilancarkan hari itu ialah hasil Para hadirin di Majlis Ulang Tahun Ke-15 IKMASpenyelidikan felo-felo IKMAS sama ada sesama sendirimahupun dengan rakan-rakan akademik dari luar. Buku-buku itu ialah: Globalization and National Autonomy: manusia IKMAS serta membuat perakuan yang perlu untukThe Experience of Malaysia suntingan Joan Nelson, Jacob masa akan datang. Kedua-dua mereka telah menyempurnakanMeerman dan Abdul Rahman Embong terbitan bersama laporan penilaian dan menyerahkannya kepada universiti.ISEAS, Singapura dan IKMAS. Buku kedua ialah Community Berdasarkan penilaian tersebut, salah seorang daripadain ASEAN: Ideas and Practices suntingan Tham Siew Yean, mereka iaitu Profesor Mc Gee telah diminta untuk menjadiLee Poh Ping dan Norani Othman, manakala buku ketiga ahli panel di sesi meja bulat bulat di atas. [Profesor Wangberjudul Income Distribution and Income Inequality in East tidak dapat hadir di majlis pelancaran itu atas sebab yangAsia, suntingan Ragayah HajI Mat Zin & Medhi Krongkaew. tidak dapat dielakkan]. Profesor Mc Gee menganggapKedua-dua buku ini diterbitkan oleh Penerbit UKM. Sdr IKMAS mempunyai program yang utuh dan baikHalim Ali, mantan Penyandang Kursi Nusantara Universiti Bersambung di m.s 16...14 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • IKMAS SEMINAR SERIES IMPACT OF GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS ON THE MALAYSIAN AUTO-PARTS INDUSTRY Prof. Ragayah Haji Mat Zin & Dr. Faridah Shahadan Principal Fellow, IKMAS / Deputy Director, IKMAS 21 January 2010 Abstract The world automotive industry was badly hit by the financial turmoil in 2008.Given the fact that Malaysia forms an integral part of the international production networks, how much was itsautomotive-related economic sector affected? Malaysian exports are closely connected through value chainswith the trade and production systems in many developed countries. Many of these industries are subcontractingproduction to firms and establishments in both the formal and informal sectors in Malaysia and elsewhere.Moreover, workers in these industries and their value chain enterprises are also served by many formal andinformal establishments. With the severe downturn of the economy, the objective of this study is to examinehow the auto parts enterprises, their workers and families as well as the supporting services are impacted by therecent crisis. MALAYSIAN AGRICULTURE IN TRANSITION, 1960 2010 Dr. Colin Barlow Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University 15 April 2010 Abstract Agriculture in Malaysia changed greatly over the half-century from 1960 to 2010. It moved from dominating society and the economy to becoming a minorbut still substantial sector of the national economy, mainly in palm oil and rubber. It altered as well frommerely exporting raw outputs to manufacturing agriculture-based products. The agricultural transition involvedmany economic, political and social factors, whose interactions with persons and institutions involved make afascinating story. This paper first describes what happened during the 50 years, pinpointing major events anddevelopments involving political players, smallholdings and land development schemes, estates and agencyhouses, and different kinds of farmers including migrants. It then picks out crucial strands in the story, includingthose related to prices and profitability, technology, philosophical beliefs, institutional arrangement, culturalaspects, and the role of government. The paper finally looks ahead, scrutinizing the intentions for the future ofgovernment and other players, and ways in which even better outcomes might be secured for agriculture andthose concerned. HALAL: THE PROLIFERATION OF A GLOBAL RELIGIOUS MARKET Dr. Johan Fischer Department of Society & Globalisation, Roskilde University, Denmark 20 May 2010 Abstract Within the last few years halal has become a term that is no longer an expressionof esoteric and localised forms of production, trade and consumption, but part of a huge and expanding globalisedmarket.This presentation consists of two parts. The first part concerns ways in which state-regulated Islam inMalaysia has standardised, certified and institutionalised halal in the country. The second part focuses on modernforms of halal understanding and practice among Malay Muslims in London, that is the halal consumption bymiddle-class Malays in the diaspora. Central issues concern the Malaysian states efforts to develop and dominatea global market in halal commodities and how Malays in London respond to and are affected by this effort. BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 15
    • ...dari muka 14 setanding dengan institut penyelidikan di peringkat antarabangsa. Beliau membuat beberapa perakuan penting khususnya berkaitan perancangan sumber manusia yang menuntut IKMAS segera melantik felo-felo yang baru memandangkan lebih separuh felonya adalah dalam lantikan kontrak. Semasa sesi soal jawab, Profesor Emeritus Samad Hadi, salah seorang mantan Timbalan Naib Canselor UKM yang tahu latar belakang penubuhan IKMAS mengingatkan hadirin peranan penting yang dimainkan oleh mantan Naib Canselor UKM, Profesor Emeritus Dato’ Sham Sani yang merupakan penggerak penting yang akhirnya membawa bukan sahaja penubuhan IKMAS tetapi juga penubuhan Institut Alam Sekitar dan Pembangunan (LESTARI) enam bulan sebelum itu. ...from page 15 SORTING 1000KG OF HOUSEHOLD RUBBISH INTO 120 CATEGORIES: AN EXPLORATION OF THE 3R POTENTIAL OF WASTE IN BANDAR BARU BANGI Dr. Kohei Watanabe Asian Public Intellectuals Fellow 17 June 2010 Abstract This seminar presents the preliminary results and policy insights from a recent exploratory study on household waste composition in Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor. The research applies the concept of waste hierarchy or 3R which prioritises waste reduction before recycling and disposal. In order to pursue policy measures higher up the waste hierarchy, more detailed waste composition data is required. The analysis method used in this study classifies waste into more than 100 categories, and has been applied in experimental analyses in Europe and Japan. CONTESTED NATIONAL NARRATIVES AND THE MALAYSIAN MEDIA Dr. Loo Hong Chuang PhD, University of Melbourne 22 July 2010 Abstract The intertwining relationship between ethnicity and nationalism remains an unsettled theoretical debate in the existing literature of nation and nationalism. Using Malaysia as a case study, the paper examines the manifestation of nationalism and ethnicity across Malaysian mass media since the 1990s. Results from the comparative analysis indicate that Malaysian national identity incorporates a process of constant negotiation between different streams of nationalism in relation to the monoethnic versus multiethnic concept of Malaysia. These findings demonstrate that the phenomena of nationalism and ethnicity are mutually constitutive, suggesting that three theoretical assumptions in studies of nation and nationalism should be rethought.16 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • IKMAS OCCASIONAL SEMINARS THE BREAKDOWN OF DOMINANT PARTY AUTHORITARIAN REGIMES Ong Kian Ming PhD; Duke University 11 May 2010 This talk is based on the PhD dissertation of the speaker. His dissertation is an investigation into the emergence, maintenance and breakdown of dominant party authoritarian regimes. In his talk, Kian Ming briefly outlined the methodological challenges associated with defining different types of authoritarian regimeswhich hold elections. He then proceeded to discuss the pathways taken by dominant party authoritarianregimes (DPARs) which have lost power, namely Mexico, Taiwan, Senegal and Paraguay. He concludedwith a comparative discussion on how the DPAR in Malaysia may lose power. LEFT BEHIND IN A WORLD THAT SUBSCRIBES TO A FAITH IN DOCUMENTS: A PROFILE OF THE STATELESS ROHINGYA Avie Azis Asian Public Intellectuals Fellow 10 June 2010 This seminar was on the stateless Rohingyas in Malaysia. Originally residents of the Rakhine State in Burma, this Muslim minority faced profound discrimination in Myanmar, which culminated in the enactment of the 1982 Citizenship Law that effectively rendered them stateless. Many were forced to flee but in exiletheir plight remains a protracted issue. Through observation of a Rohingya population in Puchong,Selangor, the speaker showed how the Rohingya, having been denied citizenship and excluded fromnational imaginings, perceive themselves as a people, in particular the meanings they attach to theirpredicament of statelessness and prolonged displacement in a globalised system of nation-states. GLOBALIZATION, SECURITY AND ITS LINKAGES WITH PEACE, DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT Prof. Hans Gnter Brauch Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Social Sciences, Free University of Berlin & Senior Fellow, Institute on Environment and Human Security of the United Nations University (UNU-EHS) 30 June 2010 Three reasons contributed to a global reconceptualization of security since1990: End of the Cold War, globalization and global environmental change with the transition from theHolocene to the Anthropocene in earth history. As a result the security concepts have been widened (frompolitical-military to economic, societal and environmental dimensions) deepened (from state-centredconcepts of (inter)national security to human-centred concepts: human security) and sectorialized (tofood, water, health and soil security), since 1945 the classic linkage of international peace and security(in the UN Charter) has been extended in the 1950s to include development and in the 1970s to includeenvironment. Thus, in the early 21st. century a conceptual quartet exists of security, peace, developmentand environment and its manifold linkages. Globalization has posed multiple new threats by non-stateactors of personal violence (terrorism) and structural violence (financial crises in Mexico, Asia and global)that contributed to a structural terrorism. BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 17
    • EXPORTS IN HEALTH SERVICES: EXPLOITING THE DYNAMICS OF INTER-MODAL AND INTER-SECTORAL LINKAGES Amir Mahmood Faculty of Business & Law, University of Newcastle, Australia 1 July 2010 The speaker discussed exports in health services manifest in all four General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) modes of delivery. Given an ever- increasing emphasis on expanding export of health services, a key questionconfronting policy makers is: what drives exports in health services? The export potential of healthservices depends upon 9 broad drivers, including that relate to inter-sectoral and inter-modal linkages.The speaker focussed on the following key questions: How to maximise (minimise) positive (negative)inter-modal linkages to enhance health services export? How to identify and nurture the key channelsthat lead to export-friendly inter-modal dynamics? Why healthcare providers choose particular modes toexport a service and what role inter-sectoral linkages play in boosting exports in health services? THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIALIZATION IN MALAYSIA AND THAILAND Prof. Rick Doner & John Ravenhill Emory University / Australian National University 26 July 2010 How do we account for different results of auto industrialization efforts by Malaysia and Thailand? Why has Thailand succeeded in becoming an assembly and export hub for global automakers, whereas Malaysia has struggled to achieve scale economies, to export, and to foster locally owned production capacity. As part of a broader comparative project on East Asian auto industrialization, wepropose a political economy explanation for these differences (while also accounting for weaknessesin the Thai case). Specifically, we propose a framework that focuses on the policy tasks central to eachcountry’s auto project, the economic institutions available to implement these policies, and the politicalfactors - including both political institutions and broader pressures on political leaders - that influencedleaders’ policy goals and institutional capacities to implement those goals. TWO-PARTY SYSTEM: A PIPE DREAM? Dr. Wong Chin Huat Monash University Sunway Campus 18 August 2010 Malaysia is in reality an electoral one-party state, thanks to electoral manipulation, erosion of federalism and local democracy and draconian laws. Because the system operates on the winners-take-all logic, there is no room for a second contending party/coalition to survive healthily. After the 2008 political tsunami, many Malaysians talk passionately about two-party system. For some, it simplymeans a change of government. However, if Barisan Nasional recovers its lost ground under Najib, willthe so-called budding two-party system come to an end? This paper argues that without substantialinstitutional reform of electoral system, two-party system is not an equilibrium point and Malaysia mayhave to choose between resurrecting one-party predominance or sinking into chronic chaos and instabilityala Perak.18 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • Visits to IKMAS A group of scholars from Srinakharintrwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand visited IKMAS on 20 July 2010. Discussion was held with IKMAS on future collaboration Dr. Jérôme Samuel (no. 2 from left), Head of the Indonesian & Malaysia studies at INALCO Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations), Paris paid a visit and held a discussion at IKMAS on 22 July 2010. Others in the picture (from left), Prof. Tham Siew Yean (IKMAS Director), Assoc. Prof. Faridah Shahadan (Deputy Director) and Prof. Rahman Embong (Principal Fellow)...from page 30Terima Kasih, Pak Jim! and how sustained his achievements have been), for us one point is overwhelmingly clear. It is this: that evenWhat matters, and is of fundamental significance, in this if Jim Mittelman had done nothing else, he would, inprocess is the fact that as a scholar, Jim not only talked our view, still richly deserve this Distinguished Seniorand wrote about and did research on globalization. He Scholar Award in International Studies solely for thehimself did it, did globalization. He did it with us. He work that he did with us on “untangling” and thengenerated a truly international, global and cosmopolitan “capturing” globalization, and for his achievements inresearch endeavour and scholarly momentum at promoting a sophisticated and cosmopolitan intellectualIKMAS. For this we, and I believe Malaysia as whole, engagement with the new global age together withcan happily say “thank you”, “terima kasih”! all its demands and challenges, in his time with us as Whatever else Jim Mittelman may have also Pok Rafeah Distinguished Professor at IKMAS, UKM,done to earn this important award (and we all know how Malaysia.much he has done, how diverse are his contributions BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 19
    • The Nippon Foundation Asian Public Intellectuals Program 10th Anniversary CelebrationMalaysian delegation at the API 10th anniversary celebration in Manila. Left to right: Jomo K.S., Rajeswary, Henry Chan, Tan PekLeng, Chan Chee Khoon, Khoo Boo Teik, Abdul Rahman Embong (IKMAS), Toh Kin Woon, Tham Siew Yean (IKMAS), DorothyRoberts (API-IKMAS), Noraini Dhiauddin (API-IKMAS), Michiko Taki (Nippon Foundation), Mustafa K. Annuar, Sharaad Kuttan,Colin Nicholas. Those whose affiliations are not indicated are API Fellows from Malaysia. Ragayah Mat Zin (IKMAS) not in thephoto.T he year 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of The Nippon Foundation Asian Public Intellectuals Program. In the past ten years, the Program has grown significantly from its inaugural 2001-2002 group of 26Fellows coming from the five participating countries of Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. By2010, the total number of Fellows who had completed their fellowship activities had reached 240 with another 25currently doing their project research. Then again from 2010, the Program has been extended to include participantsfrom Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Moreover, the expansion of the Program has been matched by the growingvariation in the concerns, activities and project outcomes recorded by the Fellows. About 190 persons participated in the Celebration at the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.Of this number, 136 were Fellows. The main activities were held from 28 to 30 May 2010 and they centred rounddiscussions reviewing the work of the Program in the past ten years and the future direction of the Program. Thesediscussions were held both in plenaries and in smaller workshops. Part of the Celebration included an exhibitionof the creative works of the Fellows. This exhibition was from 28 May to 13 June 2010, in various spaces in Manilaincluding the Ateneo de Manila University. The Opening session saw the presence of Dr. Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J., the President of Ateneo deManila University; Tan Sri Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of The Nippon Foundation; and Dr. Surichai Wun’ Gaeo,Program Director of the API Coordinating Institution. There were three Plenary Sessions and each had a Keynote Speaker. Session 1 was on ‘Changing Identitiesand their Social, Historical, and Cultural Contexts and the Speaker was Dr. Benedict R. OG. Anderson (Aaron L.Binenkorb Professor of International Studies, Emeritus, Cornell University). The second session was on ‘Reflectionson the Human Condition and the Search for Social Justice’. The Keynote Speaker here was Dr. Krisana Kraisintu.(a recipient of the 2009 Magsaysay Award and International Honorary Dean, Faculty of Oriental Medicines, RangsitUniversity, Thailand). The third session was on ‘Globalization in East Asia: Structures, Processes, and Alternatives’.The Keynote Speaker was Dr. Jomo K.S. (the Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development in the UnitedNations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Dr. Jomo is also an API Senior Fellow from Malaysia).Dr. Khoo Boo Teik (Executive Senior Research Fellow, Area Studies Center, Institute of Developing Economies,Japan External Trade Organisation) was the overall Workshop Director. The Celebration was a success in that there was good participation from all present in all the activities andthe comments and suggestions made would greatly assist in the future work of the Program. For the record, The API Programme was launched in Kuala Lumpur in July 2000 with IKMAS serving bothas partner institution as well as the coordinating Institution between 2000 - 2005. For the 10th Anniversary, three fellows from IKMAS were guests at the celebration. They were IKMASdirector, Prof. Tham Siew Yean, former Director Prof. Ragayah Mat Zin, and 5th API Workshop Director, Prof. AbdulRahman Embong who also participated actively at one of the sessions on The future of The API Programme.20 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • Khidmat Masyarakat IKMAS Berdasarkan pengalaman ini, IKMAS akan membentuk satu Jawatankuasa Khidmat MasyarakatOleh: Azizah Kassim yang terdiri dari felo IKMAS dan staf sokongannya. Dengan tertubuhnya Jawatankuasa ini IKMAS diharapkan akan dapat menjalankan banyak lagi kegiatan kebajikan sejajar dengan usaha pihak UKM untuk memasyaraktkan universiti ini.I nisiatif untuk mengadakan satu Projek Khidmat Masyarakat di IKMAS diilhamkan pada awal 2010setelah seorang felo IKMAS mula menjalankan tinjauan Prof. Azizah Kassim menyampaikan bantuan kepada orang pelarian Rohingyaawal mengenai orang pelarian Kaum Rohingya di sekitarKuala Lumpur dan Selangor. Kajian awal ini menyingkapkeadaan sosio-ekonomi yang terlalu daif dalamkalangan sebilangan kaum Rohingya yang berasal dariMyanmar ini. Ekoran dari penemuan ini beberapa orangwarga IKMAS telah bersetuju untuk memulakan usahamembantu kaum pelarian ini setakat yang termampu.Antara tindakan awal yang diambil ialah mengumpulbarang terpakai seperti baju, kasut, buku sekolah danpermainan kanak-kanak dan mengedarkan barang-barang ini melalui persatuan-persatuan setempat orangpelarian ini di kawasan Ampang dan Gombak. Pada awal bulan Mei tahun ini IKMAS diberikontrak untuk menjalankan penyelidikan Kaum RohingyaDi Malaysiai oleh Majlis Keselamatan Negara, Putrajaya.Dengan tertubuhnya pasukan penyelidikan untuk rojekini, usaha untuk membantu golongan Rohingya ini dapatdiusahakan dengan lebih terfokas. Niat warga IKMASuntuk meneruskan khidmat masyarakat ini mendapatsokongan di luar dugaan dari satu pihak dermawan(yang enggan namanya dipaparkan) beberapa minggusebelum Hari Raya Idilfitri. Dua lori bahan makananterdiri dari beras, gula, minyak masak, beras pulut,tepung pulut dan susu pekat telah diterima dari pihakdermawan ini. Barang-barang ini diagihkan denganbantuan persatuan nasional Kaum Rohingya di negaraini iaitu Rohingya Association in Malaysia (RSM) yangberibu Pejabat di Ampang Jaya. Agihan barang-barangkepada golongan daif kaum Rohingya di Selangor,Wilayah Persekutuan dan di Johor Bahru telah dibuatsebelum hari Raya Aidil Fithri tahun ini. Bagi beberapawilayah lain di Semenjung, agihan akan di buat selepasAidil Fithri. Kepada warga IKMAS yang membantu kerja-kerja agihan ini diucapkan syabas dan terima kasihkerana sudi meluangkan masa untuk berbakti kepada Beberapa gambar di atas di ambil bersama oranggolongan yang kurang bernasib baik. pelarian Rohingya BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 21
    • BERITA RENCAMSelamat Menyambut Kelahiran Cahayamata dikebumikan. Seluruh warga IKMAS mengucapanKetiga Kepada Encik Wan Aziaris Wan Aziz takziah kepada Prof. Dr. Azizah Kassim serta ahli keluarga yang lain semoga keluarga beliau tabahPada 9 April 2010 (Jumaat) pukul 10.26 pagi menghadapi dugaa ini.telah lahir puteri ketiga kepada pasangan bahagiaEncik Wan Aziaris Wan Aziz dan isterinya, PuanShahida Binti Mamat di Pusat Perubatan Universiti Acara Gotong RoyongKebangsaan Malaysia. Bayi perempuan seberat2.57kg ini diberi nama Wan Nuradiba Shafiah Atas semangat kerjasama dan kerja berpasukanyang bermaksud yang mulia dan yang bijaksana. maka pada 26 dan 27 Julai 2010 telah diadakanKelahiran Wan Nuradiba telah menambahkan aktiviti gotong royong yang melibatkan semuakeceriaan dan kebahagiaan rumahtangga Encik kakitangan sokongan IKMAS. Tujuan utamaWan Aziaris dan isteri serta dua orang anak aktiviti gotong royong ini diadakan ialah untukmereka sebelum ini iaitu Wan Nur Alia (3 tahun) membersihkan bilik stok yang sedia ada dandan Wan Nur Anisa (2 tahun). Seluruh warga mengemas bilik tersebut untuk dijadikan bilik fail.IKMAS mengucapkan tahniah atas kelahiran Wan Semua kakitangan telah memberikan kerjasamaNuradiba dan mendoakan agar Wan Nuradiba yang baik sepanjang gotong royong diadakanmembesar dengan sihat dan menjadi seorang bagi menjayakan tujuan tersebut. Walaupunanak yang baik dan berbakti kepada kedua orang penat tapi gotong royong telah berjalan dalamtuanya. suasana yang cerita dan penuh dengan semangat kerja berpasukan. Ribuan terima kasih diucapkan kepada semua kakitangan yang telah terlibatMajlis Makan Tengahari oleh Prof. Dr. Lee Poh dalam majlis gotong royong ini.Ping Laporan oleh Roslina RosliPada 17 Mei 2010 (Isnin) seluruh warga IKMAStelah dijemput untuk menghadiri majlis makantengahari yang dianjurkan oleh Prof. Dr. Lee PohPing. Majlis telah diadakan pada pukul 12.30tengahari disebuah restoran yang menarik iaitudi Red Work Restaurant di Taman Kajang Impian.Majlis ini dianjurkan oleh Prof. Dr. Lee Poh Pingsebagai tanda terima kasih atas segala sokongandan kerjasama yang diberikan kepada beliausepanjang tempoh beliau berkhidmat di IKMAS.Majlis telah dihadiri oleh semua warga IKMAS yangterdiri daripada semua Felo, kakitangan sokongandan para Pembantu Penyelidik di IKMAS.Berita DukaPada tarikh 19 Mei 2010, IKMAS telah dikejutkandengan berita pemergian ibu kepada Prof. Dr.Azizah Kassim. Jenazah ibu Prof. Dr. AzizahKassim telah di bawa pulang ke kamponghalamanya di Seri Menanti, Negeri Sembilan untuk22 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • IKMAS Hasilkan Graduan M.Phil. dan Ph.D. Chai Ming Hock, PhD Lim Suk Yee, M. PhilD alam Konvokesyen UKM ke-38 yang berlangsung pada 4-9 Ogos 2010, IKMAS merasa bangga kerana dua orang pelajarnya berjaya menjadi graduan -- seorang menerima ijazah Sarjana Falsafah (MPhil.) danseorang lagi menerima ijazah Doktor Falsafah daripada UKM. Graduan-graduan itu ialah Chai Ming Hock yangmemperoleh ijazah PhD berdasarkan tesisnya “Pemerkauman Isu Pilihan Raya dalam Akhbar Arus PerdanaBahasa Inggeris di Malaysia”. Graduan yang berasal dari Kuching ini kini berkhidmat sebagai pensyarah di PusatPengajian Komunikasi, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang. IKMAS mengucapkan tahniah hangat kepadaMing Hock serta kepada kedua-dua penyelia beliau, Prof. Dato’ Dr Rahman Embong dan Prof. Madya Dr. SumitMandal. Graduan kedua dari IKMAS ialah Lim Suk Yee, anak kelahiran Sabah yang memperoleh ijazah MPhil.berdasarkan tesisnya, “Kepelbagaian Budaya dan Identiti: Satu Kajian ke atas Pelajar Sekolah Jenis KebangsaanCina Kota Kinabalu, Sabah”. Suk Yee kini berkhidmat sebagai seorang guru di sebuah sekolah menengah Cina dikampung halamannya di Tenom, Sabah. IKMAS mengucapkan tahniah kepada Suk Yee dan juga kepada penyeliabeliau, iaitu Prof. Dato’ Dr. Abdul Rahman Embong, Prof Madya Dr. Sumit K.Mandal dan Dr. Sharifah Zarina SyedZakaria (LESTARI) Apa yang penting ditegaskan di sini ialah kedua-dua graduan ini telah menyiapkan pengajian masing-masing dalam tempoh minimum yang disyaratkan, iaitu tiga tahun beberapa bulan bagi Ming Hock, dan dua tahunbagi Suk Yee. Selain usaha gigih graduan itu sendiri yang memang berdisiplin, kejayaan ini adalah hasil sistempemantauan yang ketat yang dilaksanakan di IKMAS khususnya pembentangan di empat tahap pengajian, sertapenyeliaan yang teliti dan berterusan yang diberikan oleh para penyelia. IKMAS berharap pelajar - pelajar IKMASyang lain akan melipatgandakan usaha mereka supaya dapat lulus dengan baik dalam tempoh yang ditetapkansepaerti yang dilakukan oleh kedua - dua Ming Hock dan Suk Yee....from page 13 (The Financial Impact of Polygamy towards Family)” at the Public Forum: Family and Polygamy Institution in Malaysia (in Malay) organized by IKMAS at Puri Pujangga, UKM, Bangi, 15th July, 2010.• Attended Seminar “Towards Building an Inclusive Malaysian Chinese Society” organized by the Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies and Huazong, at Federal Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 17th July, 2010.• Organised an Oral History Methodology Workshop conducted in collaboration with Arkib Negara, at History Department, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Universiti Malaya, on 30th July, 2010.• Conducted the first FRGS Research Meeting for Research Project on Early Women Political Leaders in Malaysia, at History Department, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Universiti Malaya, on 30th July, 2010.• Attended Conference on “Reforming Political Financing in Malaysia” organized by Transparency International Malaysia, at Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam, 5th August, 2010.• Presented a working paper, “The Financial Impact of Polygamy Towards Family – A Preliminary Analysis”, at the Monthly Research Meeting of Research Project on Impact of Polygamy marriage on Family Life, at Sisters In Islam Meeting Room, 26th August, 2010. BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 23
    • Seminar Siswazah IKMAS (Februari - Julai 2010) Zurina Mansor Wan Fairuz Wan Chik Nirwan Noh (Calon M.Phil.) (Calon Ph.D.) (Calon Ph.D.) Mohamad Shuhaidi Muchid Bintawi Diana Nathan Saeedeh Chamgui (Calon Ph.D) (Calon Ph.D.) (Calon M.Phil.) (Calon M.Phil.)D alam tempoh Februari hingga Julai 2010, sebanyak empat kali Seminar Siswazah IKMAS telah diadakan. Sesi seminar ini adalah salah satu cara pembelajaran yang penting bagi para siswazah. Secara purata, seramai20 orang pelajar IKMAS beserta pelajar-pelajar lain telah mengikuti setiap sesi pembentangan tersebut. Pembentangan ini amat berguna untuk pelajar kerana mereka bukan sahaja memperoleh pengalamanmembuat pembentangan dan memperjelaskan kertas kerja mereka dalam seminar, tetapi juga mereka mendapatbanyak maklumbalas daripada felo dan juga rakan-rakan pelajar yang lain. Ini akan membantu mereka memperbaikitesis mereka supaya menjadi lebih baik. Seminar pertama untuk siswazah diadakan pada 25 Februari 2010 di mana dua orang pelajar telahmembuat pembentangan. Zurina Mansor, pelajar Sarjana Falsafah yang akan segera menyerahkan tesisnyauntuk pemeriksaan telah membentangkan hasil penulisan keseluruhan tesis itu pada tahap pembentangan ke-3atas tajuk “Budaya Organisasi di Syarikat Swasta dan Kesannya Ke atas Prestasi Pekerja: Satu Kajian Kesdi Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd”. Zurina diselia oleh Prof. Dato’ Rahman Embong dan Prof. Norani Othman.Pembentang kedua ialah Wan Fairuz Wan Chik, pelajar PhD, mengenai “Backward Linkages Formation betweenForeign Firms and SMEs in Penang Free Trade Zone, Malaysia (1990-2010)”. Ini adalah pembentangannya padatahap pertama. Pelajar ini diselia oleh tiga orang ahli akademik iaitu Prof. Rahman Embong and Prof Madya Dr.Faridah Shahdan (kedua-duanya) dari IKMAS, dan Prof. Madya Dr. Sivabalan Selvadurai dari Fakulti Sains Sosialdan Kemanusiaan, UKM. Pada 29 Mac, calon PhD, Nirwan Noh, telah membuat pembentangan pada tahap pertama atas tajuk“Assessing The Implication of Liberalisation in Trade Services on Economic Development in Malaysia”. Beliaudiselia oleh Prof. Tham Siew Yean. Seminar siswazah ketiga telah diadakan pada 26 Mei 2010. Untuk sesi ini, dua orang pelajar peringkat PhDtelah membuat pembentangan masing-masing, kedua-duanya pada tahap pertama. Mohamad Shuhaidi Sallehmembuat pembentangan atas tajuk “Stratifikasi Sosial dan Identiti dalam Kalangan Kaum Kedayan Sarawak”.Beliau diselia oleh Prof. Rahman Embong bersama Prof. Azizah Kassim dan Dr Helen Ting. Pembentang keduaialah Muchid Bintani atas tajuk “Reformasi Di Indonesia 1997-2004: Berakhirkah Order Baru? Kajian Kes OtoritaBatam (1997-2004)”. Penyelia beliau ialah Prof. Rahman Embong dan Dr Sity Daud. Seminar ke-4 telah diadakan pada 14 Julai 2010 di mana dua orang pelajar Sarjana Falsafahtelah membuat pembentangan, kedua-duanya pada tahap pertama. Pembentang pertama ialah DianaNathan yang menjalankan penyelidikan mengenai pengaruh Internet dan TV satelit ke atas diplomasi Bersambung di muka 26...24 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • Graduan IKMAS 2000 - 2010S ejak penubuhannya pada 1 April 1995, IKMAS telah berjaya melahirkan seramai 22 orang graduan mulai tahun 2000 sehingga tahun 2010. Seramai 15 orang graduan telah menerima ijazah Sarjana Falsafahmanakala tujuh orang lagi menerima ijazah Doktor Falsafah. Perincian graduan, judul tesis, penyelia merekadan tahun lulus adalah seperti berikut: Bil Nama Ijazah Penyelia Tajuk Tesis Tahan lulus* 1 Nor Hayati Sa’at Sarjana Falsafah Norani Othman, Budaya Ilmu dan Literasi Budaya di 2000 Abdul Rahman Kalangan Pelajar: Satu Kajian Kes Embong 2 Au Yong Geok Sarjana Falsafah Norani Othman, Kerja, wang, kuasa dan keseksualan 2000 Abdul Rahman dalam hubungan konjugal Embong masyarakat moden kelas menengah Malaysia 3 Hasrul Sani Sarjana Falsafah Rajah Rasiah, Asas Kerjasama SIJORI (Singapura- 2001 Siregar Sabihah Osman, Johor-Riau): Kajian Penyertaan Riau Sumit Mandal 4 Chang Teck Peng Sarjana Falsafah Abdul Rahman Media Massa dan Hegemoni Barisan 2003 Embong Nasional: Satu Kajian Kes ke atas Peranan Media Dalam Pengurusan Krisis Kewangan 1997 di Malaysia 5 Foo Lai Reen Sarjana Falsafah Lee Poh Ping, Pelaburan Teknologi Tinggi Jepun di 2003 Joanne Tham Siew Yean Malaysia 6 Saadiah Doktor Falsafah Ragayah Haji Mat Exchange Rates and International 2003 Mohamad Zin, Mahendran Competitiveness in Southeast Asian (Anugerah Nair, Ibrahim El Countries : A Study of Indonesia, Dekan) Badawi, Abdul Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand Ghafar 7 Ismawati Sarjana Falsafah Ragayah Haji Masalah Pembiayaan Dalam IKS: 2004 Sharkawi Mat Zin Kajian IKS di Kuching Sarawak 8 Kho Suan Gaik Sarjana Falsafah Norani Othman Latihan dan Pembangunan Sumber 2004 Manusia: Usaha Membentuk Sumber Manusia yang Berkemahiran dan Berpendidikan 9 Gusni Sa’at Doktor Falsafah Abdul Rahman Samah-Bajau Dalam Arus 2005 Embong, Pembandaran di Sabah Diana Wong 10 Hew Wai Weng Sarjana Falsafah Sumit K. Mandal, Identiti Cina Muslim Dalam Kancah 2005 Norani Othman Budaya dan Sejarah Malaysia (Anugerah Tesis Cemerlang) 11 Muchid Sarjana Falsafah Abdul Rahman Pembangunan Usahawan Tempatan 2005 Embong Pulau Batam Indonesia: Tindak balas Usahawan Tempatan Terhadap Dasar Pemerintah Pusat (1997- 2002) 12 Park Eun Sil Sarjana Falsafah Norani Othman Menstruation and Sexuality of 2005 Women in Malaysia: An Exploratory Study Among Malay, Chinese and Indian Communities Bersambung di muka 26... BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 25
    • ...dari muka 25 Graduan IKMAS 2000 - 2010 Bil Nama Ijazah Penyelia Tajuk Tesis Tahan lulus* 13 Nasrullah Ali Sarjana Falsafah Abdul Rahman Media Alternatif dan 2006 Fauzi Embong, Diana Wacana Kontra-Hegemoni di Wong Malaysia: Satu Kajian Kes terhadap Harakah, Suara PRM dan The Rocket 14 Rosita Suhaimi Doktor Falsafah Tham Siew Yean, Kesan K-ekonomi Kepada Sektor 2006 Gan Khuan Poh, Kewangan Hassan Shaari Mohd Nor 15 Loh Leong Hua Doktor Falsafah Ragayah Mat Zin, Corporate Governance in the 2007 Lee Poh Ping, Malaysian Business Environment Rajah Rasiah (UM) 16 Marziah Mokhtar Doktor Falsafah Tham Siew Yean, Kesan limpahan teknologi dan R&D 2007 Gan Kuan Poh, asing terhadap pertumbuhan faktor Hassan Shaari keseluruhan di sektor pembuatan Mohd Nor 17 Md Rosli Ismail Sarjana Falsafah Abdul Rahman Interaksi dan Adaptasi Budaya 2007 Embong di Kalangan Ekspatriat Jepun di Malaysia 18 Fathonah Kasuwi Sarjana Falsafah Norani Othman Fiqh Emansipatoris : Satu Kajian 2007 Daud Tentang Pemikiran Feminisme Islam dan Gagasan Figh Emansipatoris di Indonesia 19 Sharifah Zarina Doktor Falsafah Abdul Rahman Kesedaran Terhadap alam Sekitar: 2008 Syed Zakaria Embong, Elemen Pembangunan Manusia Lilia Halim dalam Sukatan Pelajaran Sains (Fakulti Sekolah Rendah, Malaysia dan Pendidikan UKM) Jepun. 20 Farid. Ab Mukmin Sarjana Falsafah Lee Poh Ping Hubungan Amerika Syarikat – 2009 Rantau Asia Tenggara Pasca 11 September: Tumpuan pada Malaysia dan Indonesia. 21 Chai Ming Hock Doktor Falsafah Abdul Rahman Pemerkauman Isu Pilihan Raya 2010 Embong, Sumit dalam Akhbar Arus Perdana Bahasa K. Mandal Inggeris di Malaysia 22 Lim Suk Yee Sarjana Falsafah Abdul Rahman Kepelbagaian Budaya dan Identiti: 2010 Embong, Satu Kajian ke atas Pelajar di Sumit K. Mandal, Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Kota SharifahZarina Kinabalu, Sabah Syed Zakaria* Perhatian: Tahun lulus dan tahun menghadiri konvokesyen untuk menerima ijazah tidak semestinyasama. ...dari muka 24di bawah seliaan Prof. Rahman Embong dan Dr Helen Ting. Pelajar kedua ialah Saeedeh Chamaniyang diselia oleh Prof. Norani Othman dan Dr Helen Ting telah membuat pembentangan mengenaipenyertaan wanita dalam politik di Iran.26 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • Professor Mc Gee Delivers “Malay Migration to Kuala Lumpur City” and continues his early research interests in urbanization in Malaysia. MoreThe Ishak Shari Memorial recently he has been carrying out research with Chinese colleagues on urbanization in China. Over the last fourLecture years he has been working on a project on sustainable cities in Asia with colleagues from the University ofBy: Prof. Ragayah Hj. Mat Zain Tokyo. He has held many advisory positions in various international bodies and was appointed to the International Geographical Union’s Taskforce on Mega-cities on 2005. In 2009, Professor Terry Mc Gee was awarded the Vautrin Lud International Prize in Geography which is the highest award that can be gained in the field of Geography. Prof. McGee’s lecture critically explores the implications of the growing economic importance of the East Asia region in the contemporary era within the context of the global–local interactions in the Pacific region, which draws its identity from the geographical “fact” of the Pacific Ocean. In particular the paper focuses on how the geographical identity of the Pacific region is being redefined. Three dimensions of this process are discussed. The first dimension examines the way East Asia has been inserted into transnational networks of trade, communications, capital and people flows within the Prof. Terry Mc Gee (left) receiving token of appreciation from Pacific region. This has led to a situation that has IKMAS Director Prof. Tham Siew Yean after the lecture encouraged a political and economic process that is changing the identity of the Pacific as a “barrier” to that of economic arena in which the major trope is the “idea” of “bridged space”. The second dimensions of the paper focuses on the historical evolution of the “idea “ of the Pacific that has created an “identity” and the current globalization processes that are bringing about other representations. This section analyses the economic, technological and political processes that are leading to this reshaping of “identity” and geography. The final part of the paper addresses the issue of what kind of knowledge is needed to deal with the concepts of “networked” and “bridged spaces”. The paper argues that “economic” underpinning of these ideas do not Prof. Ragayah Hj. Mat Zin chairing the lectureO n 24 March 2010, the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS) hosted a lecturegiven by Prof. Dr. Terry Mc Gee, Emeritus Professor ofAsian Research and Geography at the Department ofGeography, University of British Columbia. Professor McGee delivered the 7th Ishak Shari Memorial Lecture: Asiain the 21st Century on the topic “The Rise of East Asia inthe Pacific Region and the Reshaping of the Geographyof the New Global Order in the 21st Century” the lecturewas chaired by IKMAs Principal Fellow, Prof. RagayahHj Mat Zain. Prof McGee is a leading researcher in the field of give sufficient attention to broader global trends such asurbanization in Asia with particular focus on urbanization global environmental change, potential energy shortages,development in Southeast Asia. He has published more and global economic instability as they effect both thethan 30 books, monographs and reports and 200 articles. world’s largest eco-system and argues for a redefining ofHe has taught at Victoria University, Wellington New the identity of the region by a focus on “relocalization” ofZealand, the Universities of Malaya, Hong Kong, the places within the region.Australian National University and University of BritishColumbia, Vancouver, Canada. He was Director of theInstitute of Asian Research at the University of BritishColumbia, Canada from 1978 to 2000. During the early 1960s when he was lecturing atthe University of Malaya he completed a PhD Thesis on BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 27
    • IKMAS SHORT COURSE: On the second day, Dr Helen Ting Ting gave a lecture to the students on “How to MakeDoing Research for Presentation of Assignments”. This is also an important topic for students to be familiar with. TheGraduate Studies last session was devoted to explaining the rules and regulations of postgraduate studies at UKM and IKMAS, followed by a roundtable in which students gave their feedback on the short course. Lecturers at the Short Course Students attending the short courseO ne of the important mechanisms of study at IKMAS for graduate students is to participatein various short courses and seminars it organisesfrom time to time. This year, IKMAS organised atwo-day short course on 3 and 4 February 2010directed specifically at its new graduate students.The theme chosen is “Doing Research for Prof. Rahman Embong Assoc. Prof. Faridah ShahadanGraduate Studies” as it is highly relevant for them.The format of the short course was the delivery oflectures followed by question and answer session,as well as a roundtable for feedback purposes. On the first day, four lectures were givenon different aspects of the theme. The first wasa lecture by Prof. Norani Othman on the topic,“Thinking about and Conceptualising ResearchTopic” which challenges the students’ mindson the method of thinking and conceptualising.The second lecture was by Prof. Dato‘ RahmanEmbong on the topic, “Doing Literature Review Prof. Norani Othman Prof. Azizah Kassimand Theoretical Framework”, which stressed thatthe literature review has to be rigorous and critical,and that its objective among others is to constructa suitable theoretical framework to guide the studyfor the thesis. . Besides the question of conceptualisationof research topic and the need to undertake arigorous and critical literature review, methodologyis another major question that must be addressedwhen students prepare their research proposal andundertake research. Taking note of this, the third Dr. Helen Tingand fourth lectures were on methodology. Thelectures were given by Assoc. Prof. Dr. FaridahShahdan who spoke on “Quantitative Methods”while Prof. Azizah Kassim lectured on “QualitativeMethods”.28 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • A Citation for James H. Mittelman By Professor Norani Othman, Principal Fellow, IKMAS, UKM Prof. Mittelman at the rostrum giving his acceptance speech. On the left is Prof. Saskia Sassen (Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University) Behind Mittelman is Shahid Qadir (Editor, Third World Quarterly) and Prof. Fantu Cheru (Director of Research, Nordic Africa Institute) on extreme right.Editor’s Note: Professor James Mittelman, University Congratulations in Malay]” on this Distinguished SeniorProfessor of International Affairs at American University, Scholar Award. Everyone at IKMAS——all our FellowsWashington D.C., USA and Distinguished Visiting Fellow, and staff members——join me in this message ofHelsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, was the first heartfelt congratulations: “Syabas dan Tahniah Pakholder of the Pok Rafeah Chair in International Studies Jim”!in 1997 and 1999 at the Institute of Malaysian and Jim was the first to hold the DistinguishedInternational Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Pok Rafeah Chair in International Studies at UniversitiMalaysia. IKMAS takes great pride that “Pak Jim” (as Kebangsaan Malaysia. The Chair, located at thehe was fondly referred to by colleagues at IKMAS) Institute of Malaysian & International Studies (orwas honoured with the Distinguished Senior Scholar IKMAS) was established in June 1996. It was endowed(DSS) Award at the ISA Annual Convention in New as a Distinguished Chair to be held by a leading scholarOrleans, USA on 19 February 2010. Norani Othman, in the field of globalization and international studies.one of IKMAS principal fellows, was given the honour Its aim was to expand the scope of research at IKMASto read the citation for Jim at the ceremony, but due to in the areas of globalization and social transformationunforseen circumstances, she was not able to attend studies.in person, and the speech was delivered on her behalf When Jim came in July 1997, the Institute hadby Professor Jan Aart Scholte, also a leading scholar been established for only about two years. By then itin globalization studies. For the benefit of readers, and had come into existence, but it still needed to createin the spirit of celebrating IKMAS 15th anniversary this its own life, to generate its own intellectual spirit andyear, we reproduce below the text of the speech which identifying scholarly signature.crystallises Jim’s contribution in laying the foundation We at IKMAS knew that doing this wouldfor globalization studies at IKMAS. involve a twofold challenge: of engaging seriously and thoughtfully with the manifold issues, processes and theories that were then beginning to go under the nameL adies & Gentlemen! First I thank Jan Aart Scholte for giving me this opportunity to have him read thistribute on my behalf at the occasion of this Distinguished of “globalization”; and then of grasping how they applied to the Southeast Asian region in general, and Malaysia in particular.Senior Scholar (DSS) Award to Jim Mittelman. We needed to make sense of what globalization meant for Malaysia in its regional context, and howTahniah Pak Jim! Malaysia might best engage with——since flight and denial were and are not options——with the processesTo Jim, my apologies and regrets that I cannot be in and logic of globalization in practical terms, indeed withNew Orleans in person and personally to say “Syabas the entire new “age of globalization”.dan Tahniah” [Warmest & Most Happy Greetings and BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 29
    • Hyperconflict Globalization and Insecurity IKMAS Work on Globalization and IKMAS Brand James H. Mittelman Mar 2010 288pp, 2 tables, 2 illustrations 978-0-8047-6376-9 Paperback £18.95/€21.00 978-0-8047-6375-2 Hardback £53.95/€60.00 In time, not a simple translation but a far more "Probing beneath conflicts of the day, Hyperconflict brings to light the deep drivers of war and peace in the twenty-first century. It offers a fresh interpretation and findings. Professor Mittelmans study is bound to contribute to the work of peacemakers and analysts alike. I warmly commend this book." expanded and elaborated version (or “companion volume”) came out in Malay under the title, Malaysia Martti Ahtisaari, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate of 2008 and former President of Finland "Mittelman brilliantly and presciently provides us with the first comprehensive mapping of this twenty-first century terrain of insecurity, the touchstone of his heroic effort to depict the Menangani Globalisasi: Peserta Atau Mangsa? wider implications of neoliberal globalization for the future of humanity. Mittelman not only helps us to see the world as it is but shows us how we should think about the future in order to overcome insecurity and to ground hope. This is a great achievement, warranting our attention and reflection, and eventually our gratitude." [literally “Malaysia Grappling with Globalization: Richard Falk, Professor Emeritus of International Law, Princeton University This book addresses two questions that are crucial to the human condition in the twenty-first century: does globalization promote security or fuel insecurity? And what are the Participants or Captives?”] (published in 2000 by implications for world order? Coming to grips with these matters requires building a bridge between the geoeconomics and geopolitics of globalization, one that extends to the geostrategic realm. Yet few analysts have sought to span this gulf. Penerbit UKM) that has proved in many ways even Filling the void, Mittelman identifies systemic drivers of global security and insecurity and demonstrates how the intense interaction between them heightens insecurity at a world level. The emergent confluence he labels hyperconflict, a structure characterized by a reorganization of political violence, a growing climate of fear, and increasing instability at a world level. Ultimately, his assessment offers an "early warning" to enable prevention of a gathering storm of hyperconflict, and the establishment of enduring peace. About the author James H. Mittelman is University Professor of International Affairs at American University. more influential, certainly at home in Malaysia, than the original English-language book. His recent books include Whither Globalization? The Vortex of Knowledge and Ideology (Routledge, 2004) and The Globalization Syndrome: Transformation and Resistance (Princeton University Press, 2000). Based as it is in that earlier scholarly, English- language collection, Menangani Globalisasi is also on that account one of Jim Mittelman’s scholarly “children”. It covers a wide range of issues of concern to Malaysians. It does so in a way, in a language and Hyperconflict: Globalization and Insecurity, in intellectual idioms, that are accessible to many latest book by Jim Mittelman published by Stanford Malaysians, not just our scholarly “mandarins” and University Press policy specialists. In this way it contributed to and helped to Jim’s Contribution to IKMAS inform and shape essential public debate on the challenges of globalization and how Malaysia and Some Malaysians felt that globalization might Malaysians might best respond to them. simply be repudiated. We at IKMAS were cosmopolitan As Malaysia collided with the 1997 crisis, the and internationalist enough to know that such a uncritical embrace of neo-liberal globalization came theoretical position of “King Canute-like” denial was under question. People needed to understand the simply not possible. Intellectual parochialism was, for origins of the new national predicament and how—— us, not a feasible or appealing option. At the same from what intellectual choices and commitments——it time, we were very wary of the kind of wholesale and had stemmed. uncritical embrace of globalization that many leading Menangani Globalisasi became a book for Malaysians——mainly under avowed or tacit neo- that moment, a popular guide to the big question of liberal influence——were then advocating, and would the day, a serviceable primer in scepticism about continue to urge upon our national policy-makers until the oversold claims of the neo-liberal version of the onset of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis. globalization theory. Jim arrived at IKMAS as our Distinguished People needed to learn fast. Soon it became Visiting Scholar at that historical moment, in that quite commonplace for some of us at IKMAS to momentous “conjuncture”. He began with us a series hear that leading public officials and government of scholarly seminars in which we were able to trace servants were turning to Menangani Globalisasi the deep sources of contemporary globalization and to “put themselves in the picture theoretically” its many diverse dimensions as key elements in before engaging in important policy seminars and modern world history over a century and more; and at deliberations. the same time to identify how, with the collapse of the IKMAS has gone on to do many things since Soviet Union and its “alternative economic system and then. But the work that Jim Mittelman inspired, guided logic”, a “borderless world” had now, since 1989, been and drove, leading to Capturing Globalization and created for the movement of capital and the diffusion Menangani Globalisasi, has provided IKMAS with its of its logic, culture and imperatives. We learnt to see identifying intellectual signature and the foundation how older and far more complex ideas of globalization of its reputation for solid, clear, informed, thoughtful, had been “appropriated”, and then narrowed down brave, idealistic, practically-informed yet also critical and purpose-fashioned, to meet the needs of the new and independent scholarship on matters of large “unipolar world”, the so-called “TINA-world”, the world public and national interest. that admitted and would permit no alternative to its Many people together did that work. But Jim own immediate and insistent imperatives. Mittelman was its catalyst and, on that basis, the What, we asked ourselves with Jim’s inspiration for——if not solely the author of——what sage guidance, was Malaysia to do? Hence the we may now call the “IKMAS brand” and reputation. origins of our collaborative project that culminated in the publication of the volume entitled Capturing Continued on page 19... Globalization (Routledge, London & New York, 2001), jointly edited by Jim and myself.30 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010
    • IKMAS Calendar January -August 2010 May • 4 May: Oral Examination (Viva Voce) for IKMAS PhD Candidate Chai Ming HockJanuary • 5 May: 4th Social Transformation Project• 15 January: IKMAS Graduate Studies Workshop Committee Meeting • 11 May: IKMAS Occasional Seminar• 21 January (morning): 83rd Meeting of IKMAS • 20 May (morning): 85th Meeting of IKMAS• 21 January (afternoon): IKMAS Seminar Series • 20 May (afternoon): IKMAS Seminar Series• 27 January: Meeting with All IKMAS Students • 26 May: IKMAS Graduate Students SeminarFebruary June• 3-4 February: Two-day short course for IKMAS • 10 June: IKMAS Occasional Seminar Students “Doing Research for Graduate • 17 June: IKMAS Seminar Series Studies” • 30 June: IKMAS Occasional Seminar• 5 February: MQA Internal Audit• 8 February: 2nd Social Transformation Project July Workshop • 1 July (morning): IKMAS Occasional Seminar• 24 February: 3rd Social Transformation Project • 1 July (afternoon): Oral Examination (Viva Workshop Voce) for IKMAS M.Phil. Candidae Lim Suk Yee• 25 February: IKMAS Graduate Students • 14 July (morning): IKMAS hosts a briefing by Seminar Mr. S. Sakakibara, Programme Officer of the Sumitomo Foundation, Tokyo on funding forMarch Japan-related Research Projects• 8 March: IKMAS Graduate Studies Committee • 14 July (afternoon): IKMAS Graduate Students Meeting Seminar;• 14 March: Emeritus Prof. Terry Mc Gee (Univ. • 15 July: IKMAS Public Forum “The Institution of Of British Columbia arrives at IKMAS to be Marriage and Family in Muslim Polygamy” Visiting Professor • 16 July: IKMAS Meeting with Administrative and• 16-18 March: IKMAS co-sponsors and Support Staff participates in MSC7 • 20 July: IKMAS receives the visit of a group of• 22-23 March: Emeritus Prof. Wang Gungwu social science scholars from Srinakharinwirot (NUS) & Emeritus Prof. Terry Mc Gee (Univ. of University, Bangkok British Columbia) start their external evaluation • 22 July (morning): 86th Meeting of IKMAS exercise of IKMAS • 22 July (afternoon): IKMAS Seminar Series• 26 March: Roundtable Session and Launch of • 22 July: IKMAS welcomes visit by Dr. Jerome IKMAS 15th Anniversary Celebrations Samuel from INALCO, Paris• 28 March: Ishak Shari Memorial Lecture: Asia in • 26 July: IKMAS Occasional Seminar the 21st Century on the topic “The Rise of East Asia in the Pacific Region and the Reshaping of August the Geography of the New Global Order in the • 4-7 August: Two IKMAS students among those 21st Century” delivered by Emeritus Professor who receive their MPhil. and PhD degrees at Terry Mc Gee the 37th UKM Convocation• 29 March: IKMAS Graduate Students Seminar • 10 August: Joint Organising Committee• 30 March: 84th Meeting of IKMAS Meeting between PSSM, IKMAS and IKON on preparations for the UNESCO RegionalApril Conference on Peace and Human Security in• 9 April: IKMAS Graduate Studies Committee Asia and the Pacific to be held in Kuala Lumpur Meeting on 21-22 September 2010• 15 April: IKMAS Seminar Series • 18 August: IKMAS Occasional Seminar• 27-28 April: IKMAS organises International Workshop “Graduating from the Middle: Malaysia’s Economic Challenges” BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010 • 31
    • IKMAS’s PUBLICATIONS T his lecture entitled Race or Civilization: The Localising of ‘The Malays’ by Anthony Milner draws upon research for his recent book, The Malays (Oxford: I n this essay, the author emphasizes a number of key issues in Malaysian social science and humanities research, namely the importance of Wiley-Blackwell, 2008), and offers the suggestion that appreciating both intellectual and social history and the concept of the ‘Malay race’ - the Bangsa Melayu - is the significant contribution of the early generation a lot more flexible than is often supposed. To ‘be Malay’ of social science and humanities scholars in laying seems to mean something different in different historical the foundation for a new orientation in Malaysian and geographic contexts, and instances of ‘becoming social science and humanities. The author also draws Malay’ or ceasing to be Malay are often mentioned. The attention to examples of the pioneering scholars and lecture argues that in general ‘Malay’ might be better their works that have contributed towards defining understood in civilizational rather than racial or ethnic the field in keeping with their understanding of the terms. To adopt such an understanding also helps to problem and the concerns of the age, and also shows highlight the ideological activity of defining ‘Malay.’ the contribution of later scholars in this endeavour. This has proved to be a creative and continuing project - To move forward and advance social science and a story that involves collaboration between European and humanities research, he suggests the need for the local ideologues, and is a reminder of the importance of scholarly community to go beyond the earlier the history of ideas and ideological work in Malay and scholars and define the field consistent with the other Southeast Asian situations. The lecture also argues demands of the new era and the current state of the that the formulating of the Bangsa Melayu is perhaps art. To do this, they need among others the creative best understood as another Southeast Asian example sociological imagination and they must raise the of ‘localization’ - a process in which foreign ideas are quality and rigour of their research — an issue that appropriated, then altered in meaning to suit local, should be dealt with urgently and effectively by our Southeast Asian needs. universities and the social science community. This essay is a must read by all Malaysian social science Author: Anthony Milner and humanities scholars and students so that they Publisher: IKMAS, UKM can have a good grasp of history and the challenges Year: 2010 to move forward. ISBN: 978-983-43443-7-5 Price: RM 10.00 Author: Abdul Rahman Embong Publisher: IKMAS, UKM Year: 2010 ISBN: 978-983-43443-8-2 Price: RM 10.0032 • BERITA IKMAS • Bil. 29 - 30 • JAN - OGOS 2010