Principal Investigator (ongoing since Sept 2018)
Project title: Chinese University Branch Campuses in ASEAN: The Malaysian Case
Funding: School of Arts and Social Science Internal Research Grant (Sept 2018-Mar 2019)
This project examines an emergent phenomena, since the early 2010s, of mainland Chinese international branch campuses (IBCs) in Southeast and East Asia. It focuses on the case of Xiamen University Malaysia Campus (established 2016 in Sepang, Malaysia).
Publications and other outputs from this project
- Article 1 (in-progress)
- Article 2 (in-progress)
Conference papers & presentations
- Cheng, Y.-E., & Koh, S.Y. (2020). The Soft Infrastructure of Belt and Road: Imaginaries, Affinities, and Subjectivities in Chinese Transnational Education. Crossing the River By Feeling the Stones: Alternative Imaginaries of China’s Presence in Southeast Asia in Contemporary Contexts. Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 13–14 Aug.
- Koh, S.Y. (2020). Altered Aspirations and Frictional Encounters at a Mainland Chinese University Branch Campus in Malaysia. 23rd Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, The University of Melbourne, 6-9 Jul [conference cancelled]
- Koh, S.Y. (2019). Staff and Student Mobilities at a Mainland Chinese International Branch Campus in Malaysia. Belt and Road Initiative, New Knowledge Spaces and Asian Regionalism. Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 27–28 Nov
- Koh, S.Y. (2019). Observations and Preliminary Thoughts on a Mainland Chinese University Branch Campus in Malaysia. Migrant-led Diversification and Differential Inclusion in Arrival Cities across Asia. Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, 20–21 Aug