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Dr Hoon Chang Yau Associate Professor, Institute of Asian Studies

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Dr Hoon Chang Yau

Associate Professor, Institute of Asian Studies changyau.hoon@ubd.edu.bn


ABOUT ME

Dr Chang-Yau HOON (云昌耀) is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Institute of Asian Studies, University of Brunei Darussalam. Prior to this appointment in July 2016, he was Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Sing Lun Fellow at the School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University (SMU). He is currently also Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia (UWA), where he obtained his PhD. His PhD thesis was awarded “Distinction” – the highest honour for PhD dissertations at the university.

Dr Hoon is an award-winning professor and researcher at SMU: he won the SMU Teaching Excellence Award in 2012 and SMU Research Excellence Award in 2014. He was the Convener of the International and Asian Studies major, and taught courses on Asian identities, diversity management and Asian Studies at SMU.

Dr Hoon is an active researcher specializing on identity politics, diversity and inclusion, multiculturalism, the Chinese diaspora in contemporary Southeast Asia. His critically acclaimed book, Chinese Identity in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Culture, Media and Politics (2008, Sussex Academic Press), was translated in Chinese and Indonesian. He is the co-editor of Chinese Indonesians Reassessed: History, Religion and Belonging (Routledge, 2013), and Catalysts of Change: Ethnic Chinese Business in Asia (World Scientific, 2014).

Besides teaching and research, Dr Hoon also regularly presents research papers in international conferences, facilitate workshops and intercultural dialogue sessions, organize conferences, and engage in various consultancy activities with government ministries and agencies. He has delivered keynote speeches and presentations in more than 70 international conferences, workshops, and seminars.

In the past few months, Dr Hoon had been invited to speak at the International Peace Forum at UNESCO, Paris, the ASEAN Forum at the University of Sydney and International Think Tank Forum in Beijing. More information about him can be found on the following website: www.cyhoon.com

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Chinese Diaspora, Race and Ethnicity, Religious Identity, Multiculturalism, Diversity

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2016. “Aspirations among Urban Christians in Contemporary Indonesia” International Sociology, 31(4), pp.413-431.

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2016. “Mapping Chineseness on the Landscape of Chinese Churches in Indonesia”, Asian Ethnicity, 17(2), pp 228-247.

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2014. “God and Discipline: Religious Education and Character Building in a Christian School in Jakarta”, South East Asia Research, 22(4), pp.505-524.

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2013. “Between Evangelism and Multiculturalism: The Dynamics of Christianity in Indonesia”, Social Compass, 60(4), pp.457-470.

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2013. “Multicultural Citizenship Education in Indonesia: The Case of a Chinese Christian School”, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 44(3), pp. 490-510.


TOP PUBLICATIONS

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2006. “Assimilation, Multiculturalism, Hybridity: The Dilemmas of Ethnic Chinese in Post-Suharto Indonesia”, Asian Ethnicity, 7(2), pp.149-66.

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2008. Chinese Identity in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Culture, Politics and Media, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton and Portland.

Sai, Siew-Min and Chang-Yau Hoon (eds). 2013. Chinese Indonesians Reassessed: History, Religion and Belonging, with Sai Siew Min, Routledge, London and New York.

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2013. “Between Evangelism and Multiculturalism: The Dynamics of Christianity in Indonesia”, Social Compass, 60(4), pp.457-470.

Hoon, Chang-Yau. 2016. “Aspirations among Urban Christians in Contemporary Indonesia” International Sociology, 31(4), pp.413-431.


GRANT DETAILS

2014-2015 Principal Investigator, MOE Singapore Tier 1 research grant (SGD 23,016) for the project, “The Politics of Giving: Ethnicity, Business and Religious Philanthropy in Indonesia”.

2013-2014 Principal Investigator, MOE Singapore Tier 1 research grant (SGD 18, 284.67) for the project, “Conceptualizing ‘Religious Multiculturalism’ in Indonesia”.

2012-2013 Principal Investigator, MOE Singapore Tier 1 research grant (SGD 21,011.89) for the project, “Promoting Religious Tolerance and Pluralism in Indonesia: The Role of Christian Seminaries”.

2011-2012 Principal Investigator, MOE Singapore Tier 1 research grant (SGD 19,335.29) for the project, “Multiculturalism in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Discourses and Practices”.

2010-2011 Principal Investigator, MOE Singapore Tier 1 research grant (SGD 19,428.62) for the project, “Multicultural Citizenship Education in Indonesia”.

2008-2009 Principal Investigator, MOE Singapore Tier 1 research grant (SGD 20,923) for the project, “Mapping (Chinese) Christian Schools in Indonesia: Religion, Ethnicity and Class”.

2008-2012 Partner Investigator, Discovery Project Grant (AUD 445,000) from the Australian Research Council for the project: “Education for a Multicultural and Tolerant Indonesia” with Professor Lyn Parker and Dr Raihani.