Mahathir and the 'New' Malaysia


Asia Institute Tasmania Director Professor James Chin discusses Malaysia under recently re-elected Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad.

Start Date

26th Sep 2018 6:30pm

End Date

26th Sep 2018 7:30pm


Room 210, Social Sciences, Sandy Bay campus

RSVP / Contact Information

E., T. 6226 2521

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Professor James Chin is Director of the Asia Institute Tasmania. Professor Chin is an expert on governance issues in Southeast Asia, especially Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. He also works on island states in the South Pacific. His views are regularly sought by major news agencies around the world, including The New York Times, The Financial Times, BBC World TV, CNBC and Bloomberg.

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Professor Chin will discuss what is in prospect for  Malaysia and its international relations following the dramatic election in May of Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad  as Prime Minister of Malaysia - at 93, the world's oldest sitting head of government.

Co-hosted by the Australian Institute of International Affairs and The Asia Institute Tasmania.

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