Associate Professor Dr Hoon Chang Yau

changyau.hoon@ubd.edu.bn

Director, Centre for Advanced Research and Associate Professor, Institute of Asian Studies

               

     

CY Hoon is Director of Centre for Advanced Research at the University of Brunei Darussalam. He is currently also Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia (UWA), where he obtained his PhD (with Distinction) in 2007. Prior to joining UBD, he was Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and Sing Lun Fellow at the School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University (SMU), where he was awarded the SMU Teaching Excellence Award in 2012 and SMU Research Excellence Award in 2014.

A/Prof. Hoon is an active researcher specializing on the Chinese diaspora, identity politics, multiculturalism, and religious and cultural diversity in contemporary Southeast Asia. His monograph, Chinese Identity in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Culture, Media and Politics (2008, Sussex Academic Press), has been 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). His publications have also appeared in international refereed journals including International Sociology, Asian Studies Review, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Southeast Asia Research, Social Compass, Asian Ethnicity, Asian Journal of Social Sciences, among others.

Besides teaching and research, A/Prof. Hoon also regularly presents research papers in international conferences, facilitates workshops and intercultural dialogue sessions, and engages in various consultancy activities with corporations and government agencies. He had spoken at UNESCO (Paris), Shanghai Forum (Fudan University), China Think Tank Forum (Beijing), ASEAN Forum (University of Sydney), Asia Forum on Enterprise for Society (Manila), and China-ASEAN Think Tank Strategic Dialogue Forum (Nanning).

A/Prof. Hoon has held visiting positions at Fudan University (Shanghai), ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (Singapore), Centre for Strategic and International Studies (Jakarta), Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (Copenhagen), Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV), Leiden.

EDUCATION

2007 Doctor of Philosophy (with Distinction) The University of Western Australia

2003 Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) The University of Western Australia

2003 Bachelor of Commerce The University of Western Australia

RESEARCH INTERESTS

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

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

2018 Harjatanaya, Tracey, and Chang-Yau Hoon “Politics of Schooling in Post-Suharto Indonesia: A Study of the Chinese Minority”, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education (Accepted 23/06/2018).

2018 Pan, Yanqin, and Chang-Yau Hoon “Contemporary China-Brunei Darussalam Trade Co-operation and Cultural Exchanges: A Preliminary Study”, Crossroads: Southeast Asian Studies, (forthcoming 2018). In Chinese: 当代中国—文莱的经贸合作与人文交流:一个初步的研究, ,《東南亞縱橫》.

2018 Hoon, Chang-Yau, “Book Review: Chinese Ways of Being Muslim: Negotiating Ethnicity and Religiosity in Indonesia”, Journal of Chinese Overseas, 14, pp.305-308.

2017 Hoon, Chang-Yau, “The Rise of China and its Impact on the Chinese Diaspora in Southeast Asia”, Journal of China’s Neighbouring Diplomacy, Forthcoming (December 2017). In Chinese: 中国崛起及其对东南亚华人社群的影响:以印尼为例,《中国周边外交学刊》.

2017 Hoon, Chang-Yau, “Putting Religion into Multiculturalism: Conceptualizing Religious Multiculturalism in Indonesia”, Asian Studies Review, 41(3), pp.476-493.

2017 Hoon, Chang-Yau, “Book Review: Blessed and Called to Be a Blessing: Muslim-Christian Couples Sharing a Life Together”, Social Sciences and Mission, 30(1&2), pp.206-8.

2016 Yip, Jeaney and Chang-Yau Hoon, “To Build a Generation of Stars: Megachurch Identity, Religion and Modernity in Indonesia”, South East Asia Research, 24(4), pp.477-491.

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

2016 Hoon, Chang-Yau, “Urban Christian Aspirations”, Inside Indonesia, No.124: April-June.

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

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. 2017. “Putting Religion into Multiculturalism: Conceptualizing Religious Multiculturalism in Indonesia”, Asian Studies Review, 41(3), pp.476-493.

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

GRANT DETAILS

2018-2019 Co-Principal Investigator, UBD grant (BND 57,770) for the project, “A Quantitative Study on the Employability of UBD Graduates, 2009-2018”.
2018-2019 Co-Principal Investigator, Consultancy Project for Brunei Shell Petroleum (BND 140,000) “A Demographic and Socio-Economic Survey on Belait District, Brunei Darussalam”.
2018-2019 Principal Investigator, UBD grant (BND 8620) for the project, “The Pursuit of Chinese Language among Bruneian Youths: Social, Cultural and Economic Factors”.
2018-2019 Principal Investigator, UBD grant (BND 3000) for the project, “Religious Plurality and Contestation in Indonesia”.
2017-2018 Co-Principal Investigator, Internal grant (BND 5000) for the project, “Employability of Recent UBD Graduates: A Pilot Qualitative Study”.
2014-2015 Principal Investigator, MOE 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 Tier 1 research grant (SGD 18, 284.67) for the project, “Conceptualizing ‘Religious Multiculturalism’ in Indonesia”.
2012-2013 Principal Investigator, MOE 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 Tier 1 research grant (SGD 19,335.29) for the project, “Multiculturalism in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Discourses and Practices”.
2010-2011 Principal Investigator, MOE Tier 1 research grant (SGD 19,428.62) for the project, “Multicultural Citizenship Education in Indonesia”.
2008-2009 Principal Investigator, MOE 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”.

CONSULTANCY

2018-2019 Co-Principal Investigator, Consultancy Project for Brunei Shell Petroleum (BND 140,000) “A Demographic and Socio-Economic Survey on Belait District, Brunei Darussalam”

2017-2018 Co-Principal Investigator, Consultancy Project for UBD Chancellory, “Employability of Recent UBD Graduates: A Pilot Qualitative Study”.

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Chair, Academic Board, Brunei Research Centre, College of ASEAN Studies, Guangxi University for Nationalities

Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Consultant, GIC Singapore

Master Trainer, Caliper International (Singapore)