Graduate Students

 

ROSIDI, Imron (Indonesia)

Imron Rosidi's current research project is on the Korean Wave (the emergence of Korean pop culture) in Indonesia, focusing on the case of Korean dramas. It examines Indonesian youth reactions to and attitudes toward the Korean Wave, as well as characterizations of and responses to the popularity of Korean Dramas in the  contemporary  Indonesia.  Through  various  opinions  and  reactions  of Indonesian  youths  expressed  within  interviews,  he analyzed  the  reasons  for  and background of the Korean Wave in Indonesia. He is also interested in considering how Indonesian youths interpret Korean dramas. This project is supervised by Prof. Wan Zawawi Ibrahim and Dr. Chris W. H Woo of University of Brunei Darussalam.

Email: imronrosidi@gmail.com

 

IBRAHIM, Ikhsan (Indonesia)

Ikhsan Ibrahim has a vast experience in teaching undergraduate students on the subject of Islam and Politics, Religion and Indonesian Politics in Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Indonesia. He completed his MA in Interdisciplinary  Islamic  Studies  at  Syarif  Hidayatullah  State  Islamic  University, Jakarta Indonesia in partnership with Mc Gill University Montreal, Canada. He holds a BA in Islamic Education from Sunan Gunung Djati State Islamic University, Bandung. In IAS, he is  writing  a  PhD  thesis  on  Religious  Identity  and  International  Politics  of Indonesia: Islam in Yudhoyono Foreign Policy (2004-2014).

Email: 12b8602@ubd.edu.bn

     

LATT, Phyo Win (Myanmar)

Phyo Win Latt graduated from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. His research interests are in nationalism, post-colonial and subaltern studies with a focus on Southeast Asia and Burma, intellectual and social movements in Southeast Asia and Burma. His PhD research observes occidentalism and national identity formation in colonial Burma.

Email: 12h8601@ubd.edu.bn

 

NGUYEN, Thuy Linh (Vietnam)

Nguyen Thuy Linh  was formerly a lecturer  at  Department  of  English,  School  of  Foreign  Languages,  Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam. She holds the MA degree in English Linguistics from Hanoi National University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS), and BA degree in English for Education from Hue University of Foreign Languages. Her academic background is  in  Cross-cultural  Communication,  English  languages  teaching  to  young learners, and Semantics. During the time at School of Foreign Languages, Thai Nguyen University, she  has contributed and conducted  researches relating to curriculum development and material design. She has received Graduate Research Scholarship for her doctorate degree at Institute of Asian Studies, UBD. She is currently researching Information and Communication Technology in Higher Education in Vietnam.

Email: nguyenthuylinh@sfl@tnu.edu.vn

 

SARKER, Mst. Rayhena  (Bangladesh)

Mst. Rayhena Sarker has completed her Master of Arts degree from University of Malaya, Malaysia in 2012. She obtained her 1st MSS (Master of social science) degree from dept. of Anthropology, university of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. She worked on two research projects in Malaysia. They are: (1) “Unknown Remittances of the Migrants Died Abroad”, the Centre for Migration and Refugee Studies at the American University in Cairo (CMRS); she was appointed as Field and Data Supervisor in the project in 2012 and (2) worked as research assistant in the project “The Intimate Lives of Bangladeshi Female Migrant Workers in Malaysia: Desire, Communication and ICTs” in 2013. Besides this she has contributed a chapter in Rahman Md. Mizanur and Ullah AKM Ahsan (Eds) (2012). Asian Migration Policy: South, Southeast and East Asia. New York: Nova Science Publishers. The chapter title is “Dependency on Foreign Labor and Migration Policy in Malaysia”. She has a forthcoming article entitled “Negotiating male gatekeeper violence in team-based research on Bangladeshi migrant women in Malaysia”, Gender, Place & Culture: Routledge Publications. Her focus of doctoral research is on Bangladeshi male migrant workers in Brunei.

Email: rayhenasariker@yahoo.com