Lecturer, Department of History, Erasmus University Rotterdam, August 2016 - Present


CH2204 Capitalism and Inequality, 2016/2017; 2017/2018(Also coordinator)

CH2206 Religion, Culture and Global Encounters, Block 4 2017

CH2217 Rethinking History 2, 2016/2017; 2017/2018

CH1104 Heuristic Skills and Sources, 2016/2017; 2017/2018

CH2100 Honours History, 2016/2017; 2017/2018

CH1101 Global History, 2016/2017; 2017/2018


Assistant Professor, History Programme, HSS, Nanyang Technological University, November 2014 -August 2016


HH4018 History and Fictional Representation, Semester 2, 2015/2016


HH1008 The Emergence of Modern Southeast Asia, Semester 2, 2015/2016

  • Tour of Southeast Asian Art collection at the National Gallery of Singapore


HH3022 World War II and Southeast Asia, Semester 1, 2015/2016

  • Tour of National Library Board, Singapore related to Japanese occupation materials
  • Guided Tour of Memories at Old Ford Factory


HH 2024 History of the Malay: Present Identities, Past Histories, Semester 1, 2015/2016

  • Tour of National Library Board, Singapore related to Malay World materials


HH 1008 The Emergence of Modern Southeast Asia, Semester 2, 2014/2015

  • Tour at Asian Civilisations Museum


Junior Professor, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main, February 2012 - August 2014


SKS 7.1/SOA 4.2 World War II in Southeast Asia, Summer 2014


SEAS 3.2/SOA 19.3 Postgraduate Writing Skills, Summer 2014


MSEAS 1.2/SKS 5b.1 Newspapers in Malaysia, Summer 2013


MSEAS 3.2/MEAS (electives, social aspects) Representing Southeast Asia: literature, photography, film, Summer 2013


MSEAS 2.1/M-SOA 4.1 Theories and Methods, Winter 2012/2013


SKS 4.1/SOA 7.1 Introduction to Southeast Asian Studies, Winter 2012/2013


SKS3.3 Minorities and Majorities in Southeast Asia, Summer Semester 2012


SKS12c.1 Representing Southeast Asia, Summer Semester 2012



Visiting Fellow, Department of History, NUS, August 2011 - December 2011


Lecturer, Part-time, Department of History, NUS, January 2011 - May 2011


Lecturer, tutorial leader and administrator for the 3rd-year module HY3880A 'History and Fiction'


Designed the module and planned the course syllabus


Teaching Assistant/Module Coordinator, Department of History, NUS, March 2005 - March 2007


Administrator and coordinator of the general education and history department modules HY2243 'Film and History' and HY1101E 'Asia and the Modern World'


Lectured in the module 'Asia and the Modern World'


Taught tutorial groups, reviewed and graded students' work, planned the course outlines, exams and tutorial discussions

Guest Lectures


HY3231 'History of the Malay World', "Colonial Knowledge: Race in the Malay World", Department of History, NUS, 28 February 2011

Last edited November 2017