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Politics, Business & Development in East Asia: Malaysia
March 6, 2015
Lecturer: Terence Gomez, Political Economy, Univeristy of Malaya, KL
A Mellichamp Speaker Series event, hosted by Mellichamp Professor Jan Nederveen-Pieterse
Event Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015 – 4:00pm
Reception to follow the lecture
Edmund Terence Gomez specializes in state-market relations and the linkages between ethnicity, politics and capital development. He received a doctorate in Development Studies from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, in 1993. He joined UNRISD in June 2005 as Research Coordinator of the programme area Identities, Conflict and Cohesion.
In 1994 in joined the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya as a lecturer taught graduate and undergraduate courses on the developmental state and social change, Malaysia’s political economy, and state, business and ethnicity in Southeast Asia.
He has held appointments as Visiting Fellow at the Asian Studies Department, Murdoch University, Australia (January-December 1993), as Senior Research Fellow at the Department of East Asian Studies, Leeds University, United Kingdom (1996-1999), and as Visiting Professor at Kobe University, Japan (May-August 2002). Other academic appointments include a Visiting Fellowship at the Australian National University, Canberra (February 2002) and a Visiting Fellowship at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Denmark (October-November 2004).
Terence has also served on the editorial board and advisory committee of the following international journals: Journal of Development and Society, East Asia: An International Quarterly, Taiwan Journal of Southeast Asian Studies and Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability. He is also editor of the “Chinese Worlds” Series and the “Malaysian Studies” Series for RoutledgeCurzon, London.