Dr. Low Choo Chin

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Dr. Low Choo Chin
Phone   : 04-6533609
Faks     : 04-6576000       
Emel     : lowc@usm.my
Comparative Citizienship, Migration, Diaspora, Deportation Studies

Profile

Academic Qualifications:

  • PhD (Arts) School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, the University of Melbourne, 2012
  • MA (Arts) School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2007
  • B. Ed (Hons) School of Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2005

Research

Key Research Area:

  • Comparative Citizenship
  • Migration
  • Diaspora
  • Deportation Studies

Research Grants

  • Taiwan Fellowship 2016 Project Title: “Citizenship and Migration: Comparing Immigrant Citizenship in Taiwan and China
  • Research University Grant Scheme provided by Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2016-2018 Project Title: “Marriage Migration in Malaysia: Examining the Need for Marital Citizenship and Immigration Reform
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) provided by Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, 2014 - 2016 Project Title: “Establishing a Deportation Model of Undocumented Migrants in Malaysia
  • USM Short-term Grants provided by Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2014 - 2016. Project Title: ‘The Malaysian Diaspora in Australia

Publication

Selected Journal Articles:

  1. Low, C. C. (2015). Defending National Identity and National Interests: The Limits of Citizenship Transnationalism in Germany and China. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 16 (3), 717-741.
  2. Low, C. C. (2015). Same System, Different Outcomes: Comparing the Implementation of Dual Nationality Treaties in East Germany and China. Europe-Asia Studies, 67 (10), 1656-1684.
  3. Low, C. C. (2015). The Politics of Emigration and Expatriation: Ethnicization of Citizenship in Imperial Germany and China, Journal of Historical Sociology, DOI: 10.1111/johs.12085
  4. Low, C. C. (2015). Debates over Liberalising Dual Citizenship: Prospects and Limits in Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China. International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 11 (1), 1–33.
  5. Low, C. C. (2015). China’s Citizenship Diplomacy at Bandung: An Evaluation from the British Perspective. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies,17 (1), 41-64.
  6. Low, C. C. (2015). Détente, Recognition and Citizenship: The Case of East Germany. Region: Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, 4 (2), 265-89.
  7. Low, C. C. and Ismail, S. H. (2015). The Unwelcome Consuls: The Contested Appointment of Chinese Consuls in Colonial Malaya. Kemanusiaan: The Asian Journal of Humanities, 22 (1), 75-99.
  8. Low, C. C. (2014).The Repatriation of the Chinese as a Counter-insurgency policy during the Malayan Emergency. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 45 (3), 363-392.
  9. Low, C. C. (2014). The 1963 Strasbourg Convention on Single Nationality Movement:The German Experience. Journal on European History of Law, 5 (2), 41-50.
  10. Low, C. C. (2014). Rakyat British (BOC) dan Legasi Kolonial di Malaysia [British Overseas Citizens and the Colonial Legacy in Malaysia]. Jebat: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics & Strategic Studies, 41 (2), 50-79.

Selected Book:

  • Low Choo Chin. (2013). Isu Dwi-kerakyatan dalam pembentukan Kewarganegaraan Malaysia: 1900-1965 [Dual citizenship issues in the Formation of Malaysian nationality, 1900-1965]. Penang: Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Teaching

  • JMS 211 Sejarah Politik Tradisional Malaysia (Traditional Political History of Malaysia)
  • JMS313E Modern European History
  • JMS412 Sejarah Sosial Moden Malaysia (Modern Social History of Malaysia)
  • JMS417 Pensejarahan Barat dan Timur (Historiography)

Supervision

Master

  • Norisah Porin, Kajian Adat Memuja Semangat Padi Masyarakat Kadazandusun di Membakut, Sabah, 1960-2010: Perkembangan, Cabaran dan Kelangsungan Adat (Main Supervisor)

Recognition

  • Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) provided by the Australian government, 2009-2012.
  • Fellowship of Universiti Sains Malaysia provided by the Ministry of Higher Education, 2008-2012.

Professional Affiliations:

  1. Member of Asian Population Association (APA)
  2. Member of German History Society
  3. Member of Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society.
  4. Member of Persatuan Sejarah Malaysia
  5. Member of German Alumni of the DAAD, Kuala Lumpur.
  6. Member of University of Melbourne Alumni.