December 10 – 12, 2019. Professor Ooi Keat Gin spent 3 days at the Academy of Brunei Studies as a Visiting Professor. This was Professor Ooi’s fourth visit to the Academy in recent years, the longest of which was a six-month stay in 2014, which led to a major book publication on Brunei that Professor Ooi edited with individual chapters written by Academy staff: Brunei - History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues, 2016. Ooi Keat Gin (ed.), Routledge.
On this occasion Professor Ooi gave a seminar talk entitled ‘The Cold War in Malaysia, A Longer Trajectory, c.1920s-1900s’, and held discussions with UBD Academic staffs mostly from the Academy of Brunei Studies and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences on current research progress for Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Brunei.