Admin and Other



Diversity Officer, Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

August 2017 - Present.


Interview for documentary on Malaysian history textbooks, R.AGE, the Star Newspaper

Documentary forthcoming.




BFM 89.9: The Business Station

TAMING THE WILD | Sandra Khor Manickam, Historian | Ahmad Fuad Rahmat, Projek Dialog | Sharaad Kuttan, BFM 89.9

"This week we host historian Sandra Khor Manickam to discuss her thoughts on the historical construction of Malay and Indigenous identities and the lessons they still hold for us today."

04-May-16 22:00


The Star Newspaper, Book Review "Taming the Wild"

6 March 2016


Assessor for National Archives of Singapore donation drive

12 March 2016


Channel News Asia, "Vice & Virtue: 1800s Singapore"

February 2016


Administration in 2015-2016


Managing editor, Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (JMBRAS), under editor Paul Kratoska (2015 - Present)


Undergraduate Coordinator (August 2015- August 2016), History Programme, NTU, Singapore


Admissions coordinator with Els van Dongen (November 2014-July 2015), History Programme, NTU, Singapore


Internship programme development for the History Programme, NTU, Singapore


Library collection development, HSS Library, NTU, Singapore


Administration in 2014


Co-organiser of the 1st International Conference of AADUN-AFRASO, Crystal Crown Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. 11-13 March 2014


Co-participant in Operation "Tropical Adventure", Winter 2013

Volunteered to undertake a book salvaging trip to the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT, Koningklijk Instituut voor de Tropen) Netherlands. For more information, see Tropical Adventure


MATRADE Research Attachment Programme coordinator, Summer 2013-September 2014


AFRASO Principal Investigator, February 2013-September 2014


AFRASO, Africas Asian Options, is an interdisciplinary and transregional research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in the two area studies centres of ZIAF(Center for Interdisciplinary African Studies) and IZO(Interdisciplinary Centre for East Asian Studies), both based at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. Principal Investigator (with Mamadou Diawara) in Project "Trade networks and migration" Sub-project: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia: educational entrepreneur in Lesotho, Botswana and Swaziland


IZO Member of the Board of Directors, February 2012-September 2014


IZO (Interdisziplindres Zentrum f|r Ostasienstudien; Interdisciplinary Centre for East Asian Studies) is a multi-disciplinary academic institution at Goethe University Frankfurt. The aim of research and teaching at the IZO is to study the modern cultures and societies of China, Japan, Korea and South East Asia, as well as their historic roots, from the combined perspectives of a variety of disciplines.




Frankfurt Book Fair roundtable

10 October 2013


Bernama, "Malaysian Professor Sharpens Malaysia Focus At Frankfurt University's Southeast Asian Dept", Manik Mehta

21 January 2013







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