Awards and Grants
Sandra Khor Manickam, Taming the Wild: Aborigines and Racial Knowledge in Colonial Malaya. Singapore: NUS Press, 2015.
Works in progress
2020: Book manuscript, Medicine in Malaya across Empires 1874-1955
2020: Article "Racial narrations in the Malay Archipelago during the Asia-Pacfic War"
Articles and Book Chapters (peer-reviewed)
2019: Wartime imaginings of an archipelagic community: Fajar Asia and the quest for peninsula Malayan and Indonesian unity 戰時的群島共同體想像：《亞洲的黎明》及其對馬來亞半島及印尼統一的尋索.Trans. Pik Ka Lau（劉璧嘉. Renjian thought review, 17, 219-244.
2018: "Solidarity in an oppressive world? The paradox of Malaysia-African interactions in Higher Education", in Cynthia Joseph (Ed), Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education: Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism. London: Routledge, 2018.
2017: "Wartime imaginings of an archipelagic community: Fajar Asia and the quest for peninsula Malayan and Indonesian unity", Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 18:3 (2017):347-363. Corrigendum in IACS December 2017.
2015: "Not Just Skin Deep: Ideas of Racial Difference in Genetic Studies on Orang Asli from the 1950s", in Malaysia's 'Original People': Past, Present and Future of the Orang Asli, ed. Kirk Endicott (Singapore: NUS Press, 2015)
2014: "Bridging the Race Barrier: Between Sakai and Malays in the Census Categorisations of British Malaya", Asian Studies Review 2014: 1-18
2014: "A Russian in Malaya: Nikolai Miklouho-Maclay’s Expedition to the Malay Peninsula and the Early Anthropology of Orang Asli", with Elena Govor. Indonesian and Malay World 42 (123): 222-245.
2012: “Situated Thinking: Or how the Science of Race was Socialised in British Malaya”, Journal of Pacific History 2012, ifirst, pp. 1-25
2009: "Common Ground: Race and the colonial universe in British Malaya", Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, volume 40, issue 03, pp. 593-612.
2009: "Africans in Asia: The discourse of 'Negritos' in early nineteenth century Southeast Asia", Responding to the West: Essays on Colonial Domination and Asian Agency, Edited by Hans Hägerdal (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2009)
2005: "Textbooks and Nation Construction in Malaysia", Asia-Pacific Forum No. 28 June 2005, Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan: 78-89.
2019, Bunron – Zeitschrift für literaturwissenschaftliche Japanforschung. Book Review of Melber, Takuma (2017) Zwischen Kollaboration und Widerstand. Die japanische Besatzung in Malaya und Singapur 1942-1945 [Between Collaboration and Resistance: The Japanese Occupation in Malaya and Singapore, 1942-1945]. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag.
2015: Geoffrey Benjamin. Temiar Religion 1964–2012: Enchantment, Disenchantment and Re-enchantment in Malaysia’s Uplands. Reviewed by Sandra Khor Manickam. Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Volume 88 Part 2 No. 309 (December 2015): 161-166.
2017: Sandra Khor Manickam and Iioka Naoko, Translation of Japanese Entries in the Bibliography on the Japanese Occupation of Malaya, Singapore and Northern Borneo, 1941-1945, Online resource, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Library, March 2017.
2016: Sandra Khor Manickam and Iioka Naoko, "Preface" and "Note on the Translation", in Translation of Japanese Entries in the Bibliography on the Japanese Occupation of Malaya, Singapore and Northern Borneo, 1941-1945, October 2016, pp. 1-6.
2016: "Looking for Din after the War", in End of Empire: 100 Days in 1945 that Changed Asia and the World, Edited by David P. Chandler, Robert Cribb and Li Narangoa, NIAS Press, 2016, pp. 208-9. See "The End of Empire" website.
Selected Invited Talks and Presentations
"Weaving Race into the History of the Malay Archipelago", Translation in Asia: Theories, Practices, Histories (Singapore, 5-6 March 2009) Asia Research Institute and Department of Malay Studies, National University of Singapore
"Two colonisers and one colonised: Europeans, Malays and Orang Asli in nineteenth-century Malaya", Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania Annual Conference, ANU, February 2008
"A critical history of anthropology of 'Negritos' of Peninsula Malaya: the racialisation of indigenous groups through texts, illustrations and photography by travellers and anthropologists, 1820-1920", Division of Pacific and Asian History Seminar Series, Coombs building, ANU, October 2007
"Questioning Negritos", International Conference of Asian Studies, ICAS5, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 2007
"Textbooks and Nation Construction in Malaysia", International Association of Historians of Asia, 18th Conference, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, December 2004
"Ideas of Nation and Malayness in Malaya", International Conference on Malaysian History, University of Malaya, August 2004
Research Assistant, Malay Film Documentation Project, NUS, February 2005- July 2005
Conducted research on Malay films from the 1940s – 1960s
Analysed films and wrote summaries and relevant information