Mohd Shahrol Amira Abdullah


Born in 1962, educated in the University of Brunei Darussalam (BA Education). Started his profession as a secondary school teacher teaching various subjects including history, mathematics and English in 1983. He then joined University of Brunei Darussalam as a tutor in 1996, and after completing his Master in Social Anthropology degree from The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in 1999 he has been a lecturer at the Academy of Brunei Studies, University of Brunei Darussalam. Since then he has given lectures on Brunei’s society, cultures and the national philosophy Malay Islamic Monarchy. Since 2004 he has been conducting lectures for the undergraduate module Ethnicity with special reference to the various ethnic groups in Brunei Darussalam. Since then he has conducted researches and presented papers in seminars locally and abroad on Brunei society. He has also supervised undergraduate and graduate students doing research related to the ethnic groups in Brunei. His latest project with the undergraduates was the mapping of ethnic groups in Brunei. It was a project to trace the presence and locations of the different ethnics in all the four districts in Brunei Darussalam, as well as to record their history of origins. Most of his articles have been published locally particularly in the journal and conference proceedings published by the Academy of Brunei Studies.


Brunei history, national philosophy, ethnicity and culture


Being Malay in Modern Brunei. Routledge Publisher 2016


Being Malay in Modern Brunei. Routledge Publisher 2016