In this seminar, Dr Mohd Faizal Musa, Dr A’an Suryana and Dr Moch Nur Ichwan examined the challenges faced in the midst of rising Muslim extremism in Indonesia and Malaysia. They also discussed the role of institutions in managing the emerging trends and narratives surrounding Islam on various media platforms.
In this webinar, Dr Ngeow Chow-Bing discussed the phenomenon of Xin Yimin (China’s new migrants), where citizens of the PRC have become temporary residents in Malaysia. Dr Ngeow (Director of the Institute of China Studies at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur) was joined by Professor Leo Suryadinata (Visiting Senior Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute) who acted as discussant for this webinar. Dr Lee Hwok Aun (Senior Fellow with the Malaysia Studies Programme) was the moderator.