Invited Speakers

Human Rights Policy Making, National Human Rights Action Plan, 29 August 2017, Bahagian Hal-Ehwal Undang-Undang (BHEUU), Prime Minister’s Department.

Rights-Based Approach to Development, 28 July 2017, Penang Institute.

Social Movements Workshop, 22 April 2017, Democracy Academy of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall.

Southeast Asian National Human Rights Institutions, SHAPE-SEA Academic Research Training on Human Rights and Peace for Scholars in 2017, 24 February 2017 to 26 February 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.

Rights-based Approach: Opportunities and Challenges, Democracy and Human Rights Learning Camp, 10 December 2016. Kuala Lumpur.

Post-Bersih 5 Analysis, PROHAM Discussion on Bersih 5: Lessons in Citizens Mobilization for Institutional Democratic Reform., 25 November 2016. Kuala Lumpur.

Build-up to Bersih 5 Analysis, Build-up to Bersih 5: Enabling Environment or Disempowering for Citizens Action, 17 November 2016, Kuala Lumpur.

Southeast Asia National Human Rights Institutions: Extending ASEAN Norms, Southeast Asia National Human Rights Institutions: Extending ASEAN Norms, 6 October 2016, Kyoto University, Japan.

The Role and Challenges of Southeast Asian National Human Rights Institutions, 17 August 2016, National University of East Timor (UNTL), Dili, Timor Leste.

State Repression and Protests in Malaysia, ADI Index and State of Democratization in Asia: The Rise of Authoritarianism, 29 November 2016, Faculty of Political Science, Mahidol University.

The Role of Public Intellectuals, 4 June 2016, Gerakbudaya.

Southeast Asian National Human Rights Institutions: Extending ASEAN Norms, The Changing Faces of Asian Transformation: Dynamics, Driving Forces, Modalities, 2 June 2016, Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Malaya.

New Media in Promoting Human Rights: Opportunities and Challenges, AICHR Regional Forum on Media and Human Rights in ASEAN, 16 May 2016 to 17 May 2016, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia.

SDGs and the Global Agenda, Review of MDG Achievements and Potential of SDGs, 14 March 2016, Kajian Politik untuk Perubahan (KPRU), Parliament of Malaysia.

Introduction to Human Rights, International Human Rights Day 2015, 6 December 2015, Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall.

TPPA: Youth and Nationalism in Malaysia, Understanding Asian Youth in the “Asian Century”: Nationalism, Internationalism and Materialism, 17 Dec 2015 to 19 Dec 2015, New Zealand Asia Institute and University of Indonesia.

ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism, AICHR’s Regional Workshop on the Role of Youth in Promoting Human Rights in ASEAN: Making Rights a Reality, 30 October 2015 to 31 October 2015, AEI, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia and SUHAKAM.

SDGs and ASEAN, SDGs and Human Rights as Framework for Conflict Resolution and Mediation: Implications for ASEAN and Malaysia, 27 October 2015, Global Movement of Moderates (GMM), PROHAM and KITA-UKM.

National Human Rights Institutions in Southeast Asia, National Seminar on Human Rights: Progressing Rights in Malaysia, 22 Oct 2015, Human Rights Research Group, UM.

The Role of Civil Society Organisations in ASEAN: Issues and Challenges, ASEAN Community 2015 and Beyond, 3 October 2015 to 4 October 2015, IDFR and ASEAN Foundation.

Repression, Dissent and Opportunities: Protests and Political Change in Malaysia, Nusantara Forum, 5 September 2015, Penang Institute and GerakBudaya Penang.

Book Launch, “Seeds of Dissent”, Rumah GerakBudaya, 28 July 2015.

Gender Equality: Women and Politics, INTI International University, 17 June 2015.

Sedition Act and Freedom of Expression, Amnesty International Malaysia, 23 May 2015.

Electoral Reform Movement in Malaysia: Emergence, Protests and Reform, The ISEAS/ BUFS International Conference: Explication of the Regional Characteristics of Southeast Asia and Inter-regional Comparative Studies, 30 May 2014, Institute for Southeast Asian Studies, Busan University of Foreign Studies, Busan, Republic of Korea.

Malaysia Civil Society Organisations’ Role in Advancing ASEAN People’s Solidarity during the Chairmanship of ASEAN by Malaysia, ASEAN Day Roundtable Discussion: Building a People-Centred ASEAN on the Foundation of Human Rights, Inclusive and Sustainable Development, 08 Aug 2014, Global Movement of Moderates (GMM), Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham), Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) and National Organising Committee (NOC) of the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF).

United States’ Role in Southeast Asia: Perspective from Malaysia, Young Leaders Programme, 29 May 2011 to 1 June 2011, The Asia Foundation, Pacific Forum CSIS and ISIS Malaysia.

Conference Presentations

The 13th Malaysian General Election and the Rise of Social Movements, Second International Conference on Elections and Democracy: Continuity and Change, 6 November 2013 to 7 November 2013, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS).

Electoral Protests in Malaysia: Social Movements, Political Opportunities and Democratization, Postgraduate Seminar, 20 May 2013 to 21 May 2013, Faculty of Human Ecology, University Putra Malaysia (UPM).

Civil Society in Malaysia, Postgraduate Seminar, 30 November 2011 to 1 December 2011, Faculty of Human Ecology, University Putra Malaysia.