IAS Collaboration with Fudan University
Associate Professor Hoon Chang Yau from the Institute of Asian Studies and Center for Advanced Research at Universiti Brunei Darussalam was invited as one of the four visiting scholars from ASEAN for the inaugural Network of ASEAN-China Academic Institutes (NACAI) Youth Visiting Scholar Programme. The fellowship is part of cultural diplomacy to establish closer ASEAN-China academic network, discuss potential research collaboration, and explore student/academic exchanges between the two universities. Details about AP Hoon’s activities during the month-long fellowship can be found here.
In Kitchen Anthropology: Understanding Food, Cooking and Eating in Bruneian Middle-Class Families, Faizul H. Ibrahim, graduate research student at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, explores the meaning of the kitchen for Bruneian Malays who cook in their homes.
In Beyond Skilled Immigration: The Making of New Immigrant Enterprises in Canada, Md Mizanur Rahman, Associate Professor at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, examines how migrant enterpreneurship is embedded within the context of the receiving society.
In Housing Matters: The Value of Home Ownership in Brunei Darussalam, Noor Hasharina Hassan, Lecturer at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, investigates the factors that influence the culture of home consumption in Brunei Darussalam.
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