Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim

Assalamualaikum and greetings from the Centre for ASEAN Regionalism University of Malaya (CARUM). CARUM was formed in January 2015, the year that Malaysia took over the chairmanship of ASEAN, at a time that ASEAN is increasingly emerging as a global leader in regionalism. ASEAN’s internal development – with three new communities expected to be forged at the end of 2015 under Malaysia’s chairmanship – and ASEAN’s leadership of wider regional initiatives are matters attracting international academic interest. CARUM aims to be a national resource for Malaysia, assisting this country’s regional leadership in policy formulation and implementation to meet the need for ASEAN effectiveness, including in wider regional leadership.

A number of Southeast Asian teaching programmes are currently being offered at the University of Malaya, and these parallel the multitude of ongoing projects on ASEAN security, economy and socio-culture by University of Malaya researchers. CARUM functions much more than an additional university research centre: it acts as the central node in a web of University of Malaya institutions/programmes/centres/initiatives. Like ASEAN itself, it would reach out to a range of disciplinary concerns and also geographical areas, helping to give a distinct University of Malaya approach for instance to work on Northeast Asia, Europe or Africa.

CARUM seeks to strategically build networks and partnerships and advance collaborations with researchers on the topic of ASEAN Regionalism within ASEAN and other regions.

Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim
azirahh@um.edu.my

 

 

 

 

 

Facebook

Facebook Pagelike Widget

Twitter

Sao Phal Niseiy's Twitter avatar
Sao Phal Niseiy
@Niseiy

US-China trade war may benefit Asean t.co/0UXnhraZJI

Retweeted by CARUM
IDEAS Malaysia's Twitter avatar
IDEAS Malaysia
@IDEASMalaysia

IDEAS is looking for a Research Consultant to support our research into economic integration within ASEAN. Closing… t.co/ogbmVyTfp4

Retweeted by CARUM
Asia-EuropeInstitute's Twitter avatar
Asia-EuropeInstitute
@aei_official

One of our @aei_official #IMAS (International Masters in #ASEAN studies) postgraduate student is currently an inter… t.co/UKq3DrkcAM

Retweeted by CARUM