News and events


BFM Radio: Political Turmoil in Thailand
17 December 2013

A far-reaching amnesty bill tabled by the Thailand government last month triggered mass opposition-led demonstrations as it would give former premier Thaksin Shinawatra a clean slate from his corruption charges and pave the way for his return from self-exile.  


Documentary Production Grants for Best Film Proposals
October 2013

A campus-wide documentary film proposal competition was recently organised by the School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS) and the Social Economic Transformation in Asia (SETA) programme, a university funded multidisciplinary research platform. 


Malaysian Premier of Cross Currents at Monash University
September 2013 

On Wednesday, 25 September, 2013, “Cross Currents: A Journey into Asian Environments” had its Malaysian premier at the Sunway campus of Monash University. 


Media partly to blame for sexualizing teens, says professor
Star Online, 18 July 2013

Is the media solely to blame for promoting inappropriate sexual behaviour to our young? 


SASS at ICAS08 Macau
July 2013

1 July 2013 - An institutional panel, 'Transformation in Malaysia - Ten Years after Mahathirism', sponsored by the School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS) took part in the International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) held in Macau. 


In Search of Iloilo City, Philippines
February 2013

Sixteen School of Arts and Social Sciences students journeyed to to Iloilo, the Philippines, to study the social and cultural contexts of the annual Dinagyang Festival - a street religious and cultural festival held in the honour of Señor Santo Niño, the Filipino representation of the baby Jesus.


UPV to host Monash University students for the “In Search of Iloilo” Study Tour
10 January 2013

University of Phillippines Visayas will host 15 Monash University (Sunway Campus, Kuala Lumpur) students led by Dr. Seng Guan Yeoh, Senior Lecturer for a 10-day (January 19-29, 2013),  study tour of Iloilo. Called “In Search of Iloilo”, the study tour is timed with the Dinagyang festival.