Guest Lecture Series: 34th

213

Date: 2 June 2014/ 19 Jeth 2071(Monday)

Time: 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Topic: Inter-Korean Relations

Guest: DR. GEETHA GOVINDASAMY

Senior Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Place: Seminar Hall, MIRD

Introduction to guest: 

  1. GEETHA GOVINDASAMY, Senior Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Former Head of Department of  East Asian Studies, Faculty of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya

Education:

PhD in International Relations (Monash University, Australia, 2012)

M.A in International Relations (International University of Japan, Japan, 1996)

M.Phil in Oriental Studies (Queens’ College Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1994)

Research Interests and Teaching

International Relations

North-South Korean Relations

Korean Foreign Policy

East Asian Regionalism

Publications

Park Chang Kyoo, Tan Er-Win and Geetha Govindasamy, “The Revival of Russia’s Global Role on the Korean Peninsula,” Asian Perspectives, January-March, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2013.

Er Win Tan and Geetha Govindasamy,  “From Kim Jong Il to Kim Jong Un: Nuclear Impasse or Diplomatic Opportunity?,”  Asia Europe Journal, Online Edition, 4 July 2012.

Geetha Govindasamy and Er Win Tan, The Kim is dead! Long live the Kim! The SunDaily, 22 December 2011.

Geetha Govindasamy “India, China and the Korean Peninsula: Contemporary Policies and Relations” in Sudhir Singh (ed) China-India Relationship; Challenges for 21st Century, Pentagon Press, New Delhi, 2011.

Geetha Govindasamy, “Malayisa-Korea: 50 year Relationship” in Geetha Govindasamy, Park Chang Kyoo dan Tan Soo Kee, Korean Affairs: A Contemporary View, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Malaya, 2010.

Md. Nasrudin Md Akhir, Geetha Govindasamy and Zakaria Mustafa (eds), Japan and East Asia: Diplomacy and Strategic Partnership, Department of East Asian Studies, Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya, 2009.