Position Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya
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About Me

Danny Wong Tze Ken is Professor of History at the Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya where he teaches history of Southeast Asia. His research interests include the Chinese in Malaysia, China’s relations with Southeast Asia and History of Sabah. He was Director of Global Planning & Strategy Centre, University of Malaya and former Director of the Institute of China Studies and former Head of the Malaysian Chinese Research Centre at the same university. He is currently Visiting Professor at Peking University (2018). He was also Visiting Yip (China) Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge University (2017-2018); Visiting Scholar at the Hakka College, National Central University, Taiwan(2017); and Visiting Professor at the Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University (2010). Professor Wong is a Member of the Board of Governors, Chinese Heritage Centre, Singapore and Council Member of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society Member of the Board of Trustees, SEASREP Foundation, and Chairman of the UNESCO Southeast Asian Shared-History Textbook Technical Committee. Among his publications are: The Diaries of G.C. Woolley, Vol. 1: 1901-1907 (2015); Vol. 2: 1907-1913 (2016) & Vol. 3: 1913-1919 (2018); The Chinese Overseas in Malaysia in an Era of Change (2018), Historical Sabah: The War (2010), The Nguyen and Champa during 17th and 18th Century (2007), Historical Sabah: the Chinese (2005), Historical Sabah: Community and Society (2004), The Transformation of an Immigrant Society: a Study of the Chinese of Sabah (1998).