In Pursuit of Academic Passion

Year: 2009
1st publication under The Sarawakiana Series entitled People of The Forest: The Penan
Organisation : collaboration with Sarawak State Library/Pustaka Negeri & Curtin University
Role: Research Assistant & Translator


Year 2010
1) Organisation: Borneo Research Council
Event: Borneo Research Council Conference
Organiser: Curtin University, Sarawak Campus Malaysia, Miri
Role: Conference Committee & Conference Presenter
Paper Title: “The Importance of Preserving Memories: A Story of a Long Apu’s Family’s Pesaka Beads


2) Organisation: The Research Unit for Study of Societies in Change (RUSSIC) & Curtin University, Sarawak Campus Malaysia
Event: RUSSIC Conference
Venue: Curtin University, Sarawak Campus Malaysia, Miri
Role: Co-author
Paper title: Displacement, Division and Renewal: Is there hope for the rural communities of Ulu Baram?


3) Organisation : CraftHub Sdn Bhd, Kuching
Event: Borneo International Beads Conference (BIBCo)
Venue: ParkCity Everly Hotel, Miri, Sarawak
Role: Conference Speaker
Paper Title: Barang Pu’un Mek: An Uma Pawek Family’s Pesaka Beads


4) Organisation: Sarawak Museum, Dept of National Heritage Malaysia, Association of Malaysian Archaeologists (IAAM) & Ministry of Tourism & Heritage Sarawak
Event: International Seminar on Borneo Archaeology: The Past, Present & Future Prospects
Venue: Imperial Hotel, Miri
Role: Participant