1 July 2013 - An institutional panel, 'Transformation in Malaysia - Ten Years after Mahathirism', sponsored by the School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS) took part in the International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) held in Macau. The ICAS is the premier international gathering in the field of Asian Studies. ICAS 2013 was held by the University of Macau (UM) and held in the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel. 

The speakers from SASS were: 

Malaysian Politics: Ten Years after Mahathirism - Prof. James Chin

Malaysia's Foreign Policy - Prof. Joern Dosch

Gender and Sexuality: Inroads and Challenges Post-Mahathirism - Dr. Sharon A. Bong

On Memory and Longing: The Malaysian New Wave and the Films of Azharr Rudin - Dr. Jonathan O. Driskell

SASS PhD student, Tan Meng Yeo, took part in another panel with his paper "From Facebook to a Book: Online Socio-Political Engagement amongst Malaysian Christians'

Photo: (L to R) Tan Meng Yeo, Jonathan Driskell, James Chin, Joern Dosch, Sharon Bong