On Academic Freedom in Malaysia

“Naratif Malaysia sat down with Dr Khoo Ying Hooi. She is the Head and Senior Lecturer at the Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya. She completed her PhD in Politics and Government examining social movements and democratization with a focus on #Malaysia’s Bersih movement. She has done extensive research in Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia and #TimorLeste. In this interview, she spoke about the slow, long and constant struggle for academic freedom in Malaysian universities.”

Ying Hooi is also part of the Innovation for Change – East Asia Governance Circle.