Scope and Sub-Themes

The 12ᵗʰ International Malaysian Studies Conference (MSC12)

Topics of interests for submission include, but are not limited to:

  1. Malaysian Social Science: Theorising social transformation and envisioning a New National Narrative
  2. Sustainable development in Malaysia and the SDGs: People, prosperity, peace, planet and partnership
  3. Federalism and federal-state relations: Revisiting the formation of Malaysia
  4. Malaysian development and policies towards 2030: Education, national integration and social inequalities
  5. Identities: Class, ethnicity, culture, religion and gender
  6. Contestations, youth, media, and popular culture
  7. Globalization and populism: Institutional reforms and the public sector
  8. Revisiting literature, language and history
  9. Malaysia, ASEAN Community and new regionalism/RCEPT
  10. Beyond 2020 and Covid-19 pandemic: Where are we heading?