Nicholas Chan

A Forensic Science-Asian Studies hybrid, Nicholas Chan is interested in how authority is shaped, exercised, and more importantly, resisted in Southeast Asia.


3 weeks ago

Pandemic response fuelled by feel-good nationalism

Pandemic response fuelled by feel-good nationalism

1 month ago

Expertise, leadership and Covid-19

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Expertise, leadership and Covid-19

4 months ago

‘Non-politician’ not silver bullet for education woes

‘Non-politician’ not silver bullet for education woes

6 months ago

Talking terror beyond Tamil Tigers, IS

Talking terror beyond Tamil Tigers, IS

7 months ago

The strength to carry Weight of Our Sky

The strength to carry Weight of Our Sky


9 months ago

Can Pakatan rebuild BN model in its own image?

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Can Pakatan rebuild BN model in its own image?

10 months ago

What political scientists actually do

What political scientists actually do

1 year ago

‘Malaysia Baru’ between romantics and pragmatists

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‘Malaysia Baru’ between romantics and pragmatists

1 year ago

Malaysia’s #MeToo moment and the politics of schadenfreude

1 year ago

Fuelling political cynicism at our own peril

Fuelling political cynicism at our own peril

1 year ago

Simpler ways of becoming ‘Oxford’

Trust-building and good research availability, among others, are essential to improving our universities.

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Simpler ways of becoming ‘Oxford’

1 year ago

Private sin, public morality, and identity politics

The religious furore surrounding the LGBT obsession is a matter of societal identity.

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Private sin, public morality, and identity politics

1 year ago

A State of the Union for Malaysia, maybe?

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A State of the Union for Malaysia, maybe?

1 year ago

The limits of multiculturalism

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The limits of multiculturalism

1 year ago

Time to pay for good journalism

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Time to pay for good journalism