Dr. Ku Boon Dar

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Dr. Ku Boon Dar
Telefon   : 04-6532288
Faks       : 04-6576000     
Emel      : kubd@usm.my
Malay World, Sino-Vietnamese Borderlands, Nationalism in Southeast Asia and Malaysia, Other Historical and Civilisation Studies
 

Profile

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (China History), 2012, Universiti Malaya
  • M.A (Southeast Asia History), 2006, Universiti Malaya
  • B.A. (Hons.) (Major: History; Minor: Anthropology-Sociology), 2000, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Research

Key Research Area

  • Malay World
  • Sino-Vietnamese Borderlands
  • Nationalism in Southeast Asia and Malaysia
  • Other Historical and Civilisation Studies

Research Grants

  • Penghayatan Bahasa Melayu Melalui Aktiviti Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran di Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina Dan Tamil. (Research University Grant). 2021-2024. Co-Researcher.
  • Penelitian Terhadap Sejarah, Sosio Budaya dan Bahasa Melayu dalam Hubungan Bilateral Malaysia-China. (Research University Grant). 2019-2022. Project Leader.
  • Tan Keng Boon: Biografi Perisik Juntong Kuomintang di Tanah Melayu Sebelum Sehingga Selepas Zaman Pendudukan Jepun, 1941-1946. (USM Short-term Grant). 2018-2021. Co-Researcher.
  • Nasionalisme dan Pertikaian Wilayah: Perubahan Polisi Filipina ke atas Sabah dari Irredentism kepada Backburner. (USM Short-term Grant). 2018-2021. Co-Researcher.
  • The Reorientation of Ryukyu-Malay Archipelago Relations From 14th to the 17th Century. (Sumitomo Foundation). 2017-2019. Project Leader.
  • Marriage Migration in Malaysia: Examining the Need for Marital Citizenship and Immigration Reform. (Research University Grant). 2016-2019. Co-Researcher.
  • Kinship in Champa and the Malay World: An Examination of Chinese Sources, 15th - 19th Centuries. (USM Short-term). 2016-2018. Project Leader.
  • Hubungan Vietnam dengan Kepulauan Melayu Akhir Abad ke-18 hingga Pertengahan Abad ke-19 (USM Short-term), 2014-2016. Project Leader.
  • China-Vietnam Borderland: Economic and Social Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth (Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP & Japan Foundation), 2014-2015. Project Leader.
  • Menelusuri Hubungan Viet Nam dengan Semenanjung Tanah Melayu Semasa Pemberontakan Tay Son Bersaudara, 1771-1802. (USM Intensive), 2013-2014. Project Leader

Publication

Selected Journal  Articles

  1. Ku Boon Dar & Tan Chee Seng (2021). ‘The Road and Belt Initiative in Malaysia: Challenges and Recommendations.’ Akademika: Journal of Southeast Asia Science Social and Humanities. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Press. 91(3): 79-91.
  2. Ku Boon Dar. (2021). Maharani Dowager Cixi: Wanita yang Memerintah China di Belakang Tabir, 1862-1874.’ (Empress Dowager Cixi: The Woman Who Ruled China from Behind the Curtain, 1862-1874). SEJARAH: The Journal of the History Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (UM). 30(1): 1-19.
  3. Ku Boon Dar & Goh Sang Seong. (2021). ‘Zheng He Hanghai Tu (Nautical Chart of Zheng He): A Reappraisal.’ The Geografia-Malaysian Journal of Society and Space (GMJSS). University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Pres. 12(2):1-11.
  4. Ku Boon Dar. (2020). ‘China-Southeast Asia Relations: A Retrospective of China’s Tributary System. JATI - Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya. 25(2): 1-19.
  5. Ku Boon Dar.邱文达 (2020). 中國的帶路倡議: 馬來西亞的挑戰與解決方案 (China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Challenge and Solution for Malaysia). 欧亚研究 (Eurasian Studies Quarterly). Graduate Institute of International Politics, National Chung Hsing University (NCHU). Taiwan.12:1-16.
  6. Ku Boon Dar. (2020). ‘Folktales of Zheng He in the Malay World: Tales and Anecdotes.’ Journal of Al-Tamaddun. Department of Islamic History and Civilization, Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya (UM). 15(1): 59-66.
  7. Ku Boon Dar. (2019). ‘The Tributary Relations between China’s Song Dynasty and Vietnam’s Dinh, Le and Ly Dynasties: Effects on their Political Sustainability.’ SEJARAH: The Journal of the History Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (UM).28(1): 1-13.
  8. Ku Boon Dar. (2019). ‘Sejarah Migrasi dan Dasar Pemerintahan Gia Long dan Minh Manh ke atas Masyarakat Minh Huong di Hoi An, 1820-1840.’ The Malaysian and International History Review.Museum of Academic Heritage. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). 1(1):1-15.
  9. Ku Boon Dar. (2019). ’Malaysia-Vietnam Relations from the 15th to 19th Century: Literature and Sources.’ PERSPEKTIF: Jurnal Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan. Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI)11(1):1-9.
  10. Ku Boon Dar. (2019). ‘Ryukyu-Northern Malay Archipelago Relations from th 14th to the 17th Century.’ International Journal of the Malay World and Civilisation (IMAN). Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). 7(2):49-55.
  11. Ku Boon Dar. (2018). ‘The Zheng Family and the Dutch in the Malay Archipelago: Competition and Conflict in the 17th Century.’ Journal of Nusantara Studies (JONUS). Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA). 3(2):54-65.
  12. Ku Boon Dar. (2017). ‘Tay Son Uprising (1771-1802) In Vietnam: Mandated by Heaven?’ JEBAT: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics & Strategic Studies. 44(1):1-23.
  13. Ku Boon Dar. (2017). ‘Impact of Tay Son Uprising on Sino-Vietnamese Cross Border Trade: The Rhetoric of Ensuring Peaceful Bilateral Relations.’ Regional Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (RJSEAS). SEASREP Foundation. 2(1):42-67.
  14. Ku Boon Dar. (2016). ‘Ikan Talang, Buah Durian & Burung Layang-Layang: Legasi Zheng He di Alam Melayu.’ Jurnal MALAYSIA dari segi SEJARAH. Persatuan Sejarah Malaysia. 44: 250-260.
  15. Ku Boon Dar. (2016). ‘Preserving the Cultural Bond towards Strengthening Sino-Malaysian Friendship.’ International Journal of the Malay World and Civilisation (IMAN). UKM4(3): 87-96.
  16. Ku Boon Dar. (2016). ‘Politik dan Sosioekonomi Negeri-negeri Selat pada Kurun Ke-19 dari Perspektif Vietnam.’ MELAYU: Jurnal Antarabangsa Dunia Melayu. Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka9 (1):56-73.
  17. Ku Boon Dar. (2015). ‘Sino-Vietnamese Relations, 1771-1802: From Contention to Faithful Correlation.’ SEJARAH: The Journal of the History Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya.23(1): 94-106.
  18. Ku Boon Dar. (2015). ‘Larangan Perdagangan Sempadan China (Guangxi)-Vietnam Semasa Pemberontakan Tay Son: Retorik dalam Laba Politik.’ JEBAT: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics & Strategic Studies. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. 42(2): 23-52.
  19. Ku Boon Dar. (2014). ‘Menyusur-Galur Sejarah Hoi An dalam hubungannya dengan Kepulauan Melayu.’ Perspektif: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI).6 (2):1-13.
  20. Ku Boon Dar. (2013). ‘Tap Dinh dan Ly Tai dalam Pemberontakan Tay Son.’ SARJANA: Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya. 28: 21-40.
  21. Ku Boon Dar. (2012) ‘Usaha-Usaha China Menyekat Penjajahan Perancis di Vietnam Pasca Perjanjian Saigon 1874.’ SEJARAH:The Journal of the History Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya20(1):27-50.
  22. Ku Boon Dar. (2012). ‘Satu Kajian Mengenai Konsep Wufu dan Zhongguo dalam Hubungan Luar China.’ Perspektif: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI).4 (2):28-43.

Book / Edited Book

  1. Ku Boon Dar (2021). China Menentang Cabaran Barat. Kuala Lumpur: Institut Terjemahan & Buku Malaysia Berhad (ITBM) & Pusat Pengajian Pendidikan Jarak Jauh, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).
  2. Azlizan Mat Enh, Zubaidah & Ku Boon Dar (Editor Bersama) (2021). Wanita dalam Sorotan Sejarah Tanah Air. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.
  3. Ishak Saat & Ku Boon Dar (Editor Bersama) (2019). Sejarah & Rencam Warisan Alam Melayu. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.
  4. Azlizan Mat Enh, Ku Boon Dar, Hasrul Zakariah & Mohamad Rodzi Razak. (Editor Bersama) (2014). Hubungan Antara Negara dalam Sejarah: Dari Era Pra Perang Dingin ke Perang Dingin.Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

 Selected Book Chapters

  1. Tan Hock Chuan & Ku Boon Dar. (2021). “Paramewswara: Pengasas Hubungan Tributari Melaka-China, 1400-1414.” Dlm. Ishak Saat & Ahmad Zainuddin Husin. Institusi Raja: Pelbagai Kisah Kesultanan di Alam Melayu. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, pp. 57-78.
  2. Ku Boon Dar. (2021). “Penulis Wanita Cina di Tanah Melayu 1920-an hingga 1970-an.” Dlm, Azlizan Mat Enh, Zubaidah & Ku Boon Dar (Editor Bersama) (2021). Wanita dalam Sorotan Sejarah Tanah Air. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, pp. 189-214.
  3. Azlizan Mat Enh, Zubaidah & Ku Boon Dar. (2021). “Martabat dan Kedudukan Wanita dalam Sejarah Tanah Air.” Dlm, Azlizan Mat Enh, Zubaidah & Ku Boon Dar (Editor Bersama) (2021). Wanita dalam Sorotan Sejarah Tanah Air. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, pp. 1-6.
  4. Ku Boon Dar. (2019). “Sejarah Hubungan Diplomatik Malaysia-China, 1974-1998: Satu Retrospeksi. Dlm. Ishak Saat & Ku Boon Dar. Sejarah & Rencam Warisan Alam Melayu. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. pp. 221-246.
  5. Ku Boon Dar. (2017). “Melestarikan Sumber-sumber Sejarah Vietnam dalam hubungan Nusantara-Vietnam.” Dlm. Nazarudin Zainon dan Mohamad Omar Bidin. Dinamisme Etnik dan Sosiobudaya Masyarakat.Pulau Pinang: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.pp. 18-35.
  6. Ku Boon Dar. (2014). ‘Sorotan Terhadap Sistem Tributari: Sistem Tradisi Hubungan Luar China.’ Dlm. Azlizan Mat Enh, et al. (eds). Hubungan Antara Negara dalam Sejarah: Dari Era Pra Perang Dingin ke Perang Dingin. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. pp. 17-40.
  7. Ku Boon Dar. (2014). ‘Menyingkap Hubungan Viet Nam dengan Semenanjung Tanah Melayu, 1771-1802.’ Dlm. Ishak Saat, Adnan Jusoh & Nabir Hj. Abdullah (eds.). Sejarah Dalam Arus Kesedaran Sumbangsih kepada Profesor Dr Adnan Haji Nawang. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, pp 305-330.
  8. Ku Boon Dar. (2013). ‘Goh Sang Eng, Wu Shirong (1875-1945), Merchant, Community Leader, Revolutionary” In Loh Wei Leng et. al. (eds). Biographical Dictionary of Mercantile Personalities of Penang, Kuala Lumpur: ThinkCity and MBRAS. pp. 78-79.
  9. Ku Boon Dar. (2013). ‘Warisan Sejarah dan Peranan Kong Hock Keong Melalui Prasasti.” Dlm. Nazarudin Zainun & Ishak Saat (eds.). Warisan Malaysia: Cerakinan Sejarah dan Budaya.  Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. pp. 33-50.
  10. Ku Boon Dar (2012). ‘Kebangkitan Trung Adik-Beradik, Srikandi Vietnam: Satu Sorotan Sejarah.” Dlm. Azlizan Mat Enh & Rohani Abdul Ghani (eds.). Wanita dan Masyarakat. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. pp. 173-194.
  11. Ku Boon Dar (2011). ‘Hubungan China-Vietnam Pasca-Gerakan Taiping: Dari Negeri Tributari ke Perjanjian Saigon 1874.” Dlm. Azlizan Mat Enh (ed.), Sejarah Diplomatik: Esei-Esei Penghargaan Kepada Prof. Dato’ Dr. Nik Anuar Nik Mahmud.  Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. pp. 273-313.
  12. Ku Boon Dar. (2010). ‘Hubungan China-Vietnam, 1802-1839: Dari Tributari ke Perdagangan.” Dlm. Ishak Saat & Mohd Akbal Abdullah (eds.). Isu-Isu Terpilih Dalam Sejarah Politik dan Perjuangan: Sumbangsih Kepada Profesor Madya Dr. Mohd Isa Othman. Batu Pahat: Penerbit Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.  pp. 339-367.
  13. Ku Boon Dar. (2009). ‘Pemikiran Kang Youwei (1858-1927): Menyingkap Kemunculan dan Pengaruhnya.” Dlm. Azlizan Mat Enh (ed.). Isu-Isu Terpilih dalam Sejarah Pemikiran: Sumbangsih kepada Dr. Abdul Rahman Abdullah. Shah Alam: Karisma Publications. pp. 329-358.

Book Reviews

  1. Ku Boon Dar. (2021). ‘The Chinese Overseas in Malaysia in an Era of Change, by Wong Tze Ken.’ JEBAT: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics & Strategic Studies. UKM.46(2): 322-323.
  2. Ku Boon Dar. (2020). ‘The Power of Deeds. The Untold Story of Abdul Kadir Shamsuddin, by Khadijah Md Khalid, Shakila Yacob & Sharifah Mariam Alhabshi.’ Kajian Malaysia. USM. 38(2): 193-200
  3. Ku Boon Dar. (2019). ‘Through Turbulent Terrain: Trade of The Straits Port of Penang, by Loh Wei Leng with Jeffery Seow.’ JEBAT: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics & Strategic Studies. UKM.46(2): 322-323.
  4. Ku Boon Dar. (2012). ‘Brothers in Arms: The Tay Son Uprising.’ IIAS Newsletter. 46.

 

Teaching

  • JMS 101 Pengantar Sejarah (Introduction to History, 2012/2013 - onwards)
  • JMS 216 Sejarah Ekonomi Malaysia (Malaysian Economic History, 2021/2022)
  • JMS 414 Sejarah China Moden (History of Modern China, 2012/2013- onwards)
  • JMS 416 Sejarah Sosio-Politik Malaysia Moden: Gerakan Protes (Malaysian Socio-Political History: Protest Movement, 2014/2015 - onwards)
  • JMS 418 Sejarah: Kajian Tempatan (History: Local Studies, 2012/2013 - onwards)
  • JMS 417 Pensejarahan Barat dan Timur (Western and Eastern Historiography, 2019/2020)

Supervision

  1. Norisah Binti Pirin. (2014). Master, Research - Part Time. The Development of Paddy Spirits Related Ritual among the Kadazandusun in Membakut, Sabah, 1960-2010. Co-supervisor. (Graduated).
  2. Tan Hock Chuan. (2017). Master, Research - Full Time. China-Malacca tributary relations during the Ming dynasty era, 1368-1511. Main Supervisor.
  3. Gangathran A/l Chandran. (2017). Master, Research - Full Time. Mahatma Gandhi: Pengaruh Pemikiran Terhadap Masyarakat India di Malaysia. Co-supervisor.
  4. Teh Shy Hui. (2020). Master, Research – Full Time. Chen Bijun: Love and Revolution between Malay Peninsula and China, 1906-1926. Main Supervisor.
  5. Huang Yiping. (2020). Ph.D. Research – Full Time. The Miao Ethnic Nationality: History, Custom and Festival. Main Supervisor.
  6. Zhang Can. (2020). Ph.D. Research – Full Time. Historical Investigation on the Inheritance and Changes of Music Culture in the Festival Ceremony of Cross-Border Ethnic Groups in Guangxi and Vietnam. Main Supervisor.
  7. Cao Maoting. (2021). Ph.D. Research – Full Time. A Study on Social Security in Tang Dynasty. Main Supervisor.
  8. Li Qi. (2021). D. Research – Full Time. A Study on the Social Causes of the Crime of Left Behind Juveniles in China. Co-supervisor.
  9. Wei Bo. (2021). D. Research – Full Time. The Historical Evolution and Artistic Research of Ancient Chinese Seals. Main Supervisor.
  10. Dong Jing. (2021). D. Research – Full Time. Qian Daxin’s Epigraphy-Related Fellowship, Connoisseurship and Collection. Main Supervisor.
  11. Peng Qing. (2021). D. Research – Full Time. Public Opinion Guidance and Construction of International Discourse Power of Mass Media. Main Supervisor.

Recognition

  1. Book Review Editor. IJAPS: International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies. Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). [2021-2022].
  2. Project: ‘Scanning the Landscape of Southeast Asian Studies in Southeast Asia.’ (SEASREP Foundation & Luce Foundation). Project Member. [2020]
  3. Pingat Kelakukan Terpuji (P.K.T). Penang Yang Dipertua Negeri’s 80th Birthday Honours List, Governor of Penang. Penang State, Malaysia. [2018]
  4. Excellence Service Award. Universiti Sains Malaysia. [2018]
  5. Associate Editor, JEBAT: Malaysian Journal of History, Politics & Strategic Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). [2018-2020].
  6. Luisa Mallari Fellowship, Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program (SEASREP) Foundation, 1108 Quezon City, Philippine [2008-2010]
  7. Asian Graduate Student Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore. [1 Mei – 31 July 2008]
  8. Dean’s List, School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. [1997/1998]

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