The Newsletter 61 Autumn 2012

Amsterdam sojourns

OOI Keat Gin

OOI Keat Gin is an award-winning author whose scholarly works have been published by internationally renowned publishers. He has held fellowships at institutions in the UK, Europe, and Australia. Elected as a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (London), Dr Ooi’s fields of interest are the socio-cultural and socio-economic history of Southeast Asia with particular preoccupation on Borneo. He has had several reference works commissioned by British and American publishers, including bibliographies and historical dictionaries. Presently he is professor of modern history and coordinator of the Asia-Pacific Research Unit (APRU) ( in the School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and founder-editorin- chief of the International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies (IJAPS) ( He is series editor of the APRU-USM Asia Pacific Studies Publication Series (AAPSPS).

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