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Dr. Diana WONG Ing Boh
Dean of Graduate School
ingboh.wong@newera.edu.my

Bachelor in sociology from the University of Singapore
Master from the University of Bielefeld
Ph D. from the University of Bielefeld
MAJOR Sociology
RESEARCH AREAS ASEAN Studies, Immigration Studies, Development Sociology
TEACHING SUBJECTS Southeast Asian Studies
Development Studies
Research Methodology
WORKING EXPERIENCE Lecturer, Faculty of Sociology, Universitaet Bielefeld. (Dec 1980 - April 1985)
Research Fellow, Universitaet Erlangen-Nuernberg. (May 1985 - April 1992)
Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. (May 1993 - Dec 1994)
Senior Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. (Jan 1995 - March 1995)
Deputy Director, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. (April 1995 - March 1998)
Associate Professor, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. (Nov 1999 – Nov 2005)
Visiting Professor, Universiti Sains Malaysia. (2010-2012)
MEMBERSHIP OF ADVISORY BOARDS COMMITTEES / PROFESSIONAL BODIES Project Coordinator, New York-based Social Science Research Council project on “The Religious Lives of Immigrant Communities”. (2006-2009)
RELATED ACHIEVEMENTS:
DISSERTATION/THESIS
  1. “The Social Organisation of Peasant Reproduction: A Village in Kedah”, Fakultät für Soziologie, Fakultät für Soziologie, 1984.
BOOKS
  1. DIANA.W, PEASANTS IN THE MAKING: MALAYSIA'S GREEN REVOLUTION, IN DIANA WONG (EDS), SINGAPORE: INSTITUTE OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES, 1987.
  2. DIANA.W, FROM EXILE TO DIASPORA. ASYLUM IN A GERMAN CITY. (VOM EXIL ZUR DIASPORA. ASYL IN EINER DEUTSCHEN STADT), NUERNBERG: SCHRIFTREIHE DES SOZIALWISSENSCHAFTLICHEN FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM, UNIVERSITAET ERLANGEN- NUERNBERG, HEFT 6, 2000.
  3. LIM PUI HUEN & DIANA.W, WAR AND MEMORY IN MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE: INSTITUTE OF  SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES, 2000.
  4. RASHIDAH SHUIB, NORAIDA ENDUT & DIANA.W, GENDER JUSTICE IN ASIA, PENANG, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA PRESS, 2016.
JOURNALS
  1. ELWERT.G & DIANA.W, “SUBSISTENCE PRODUCTION AND COMMODITY PRODUCTION IN THE THIRD WORLD”, REVIEW, 3(3), 501 – 22, 1980.
  2. DIANA.W, “DIFFERENTIATION AMONG PADI HOUSEHOLDS IN THE MUDA REGION: A VILLAGE CASE STUDY”, IN: KAJIAN MALAYSIA, 1(2): 124 – 142, 1983.
  3. DIANA.W, “THE SEMANTICS OF MIGRATION”, IN: SOJOURN, 4(2): 275 – 285, 1989.
  4. DIANA.W, “ASYLUM AS A RELATIONSHIP OF OTHERNESS: A STUDY OF ASYLUM HOLDERS IN NUERNBERG, GERMANY”, IN: JOURNAL OF REFUGEE STUDIES, 4(2): 150 – 163, 1991.
  5. DIANA.W, “RETHINKING CULTURE SHOCK. ON THE NEGOTIATION WITH OTHERNESS IN RESEARCH PRACTICE” (RETHINKING KULTURSCHOCK: ZUM UMGANG MIT DER FREMDHEIT IN DER FORSCHUNGSPRAXIS), IN: KEA, 3: 1 – 16, 1992.
  6. DIANA.W, “POST- AND PRE-MODERN AMBIGUITIES”, IN: SOJOURN, 10(1), 1995.
  7. DIANA.W, “REGIONALISM IN THE ASIA PACIFIC - A RESPONSE TO KANISHKA JAYASURIYA”, IN: THE PACIFIC REVIEW, 8(4), 1995.
  8. DIANA.W, “WAR AND WOMEN”, IN: CANADIAN WOMAN STUDIES (LES CAHIERS DE LA FEMME), 15(2 & 3): 25-29, 1995.
  9. DIANA.W, “FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN SINGAPORE”, IN ASIA PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL, 5(1): 117-138, 1996.
  10. DIANA.W, “TRANSIENCE AND SETTLEMENT: SINGAPORE’S FOREIGN LABOUR POLICY”, IN ASIA PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL, 6(2): 135-167, 1997.
  11. DIANA.W, “WAR, MEMORY AND THE SIGNIFICANT PAST”, IN SEKAI, 8, 1999.
  12. DIANA.W, “MEMORIES OF A GLOBAL CITY: THE SINGAPORE STORY, IN QUADRANTS AREAS, CULTURES AND POSITIONS, 2 (MARCH): 35-42, 2000.
  13. DIANA.W & TEUKU AFRISAL, “THE IRREGULAR LABOUR MIGRATION SYSTEM FROM INDONESIA TO PENINSULAR MALAYSIA”, IN AKADEMIKA, BIL 58 (JAN): 99 – 110, 2001.
  14. DIANA.W & ARFAN AZIZ, “DWELLING IN TRANSIENCE: KYAI, PESANTREN, AND THE CIRCULATION OF PIETY AMONG INDONESIAN MIGRANTS IN MALAYSIA, IN KONTEKSTUALITA, 26 (1): 21- 37, 2011.
  15. DIANA.W & OOI.P.W, “THE GLOBALIZATION OF TERTIARY EDUCATION AND INTRA-ASIAN STUDENT MOBILITY: MAINLAND CHINESE STUDENT MOBILITY TO MALAYSIA”, IN ASIA AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL, 22 (1): 55 – 76, 2013.
  16. DIANA.W, “INTRODUCTION: THE NEW CHINESE MIGRATION TO SOUTHEAST ASIA, IN ASIA AND PACIFIC MIGRATION JOURNAL, 22 (1): 1-6, 2013.
  17. DIANA.W AND AZIZ A. “KEHADHIRAN JAMUAH TABLIGH DI MALAYSIA DAN MEMOIR SEORANG KARKUN TABILGH”, IN KONTEKSTUALITA 28 (2): 191 – 225, 2013.
  18. DIANA.W, “穆斯林的流动与中国移民/马来西亚回族流动个案研究”, IN OVERSEAS CHINESE HISTORY STUDIES, 2: 13-28, 2013.
  19. DIANA.W & NGU.I.T, A “‘DOUBLE ALIENATION’. THE VERNACULAR CHINESE CHURCH IN MALAYSIA”, IN ASIAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, 42 (3-4): 262 – 290, 2014.
  20. DIANA.W, “TIME, GENERATION AND CONTEXT IN NARRATIVES OF MIGRANT AND RELIGIOUS JOURNEYS”, IN GLOBAL NETWORKS: A JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL AFFAIRS, 14 (3): 306 – 325, 2014.
  21. DIANA.W, “MIGRATION, SETTLEMENT AND THE RISE OF A NEW MIDDLE CLASS IN MALAYSIAN CHINESE SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF KAJANG”, MALAYSIAN JOURNAL OF CHINESE STUDIES, 3(1): 61 – 76, 2014.
  22. DIANA.W & PEGGY LEVITT, “TRAVELLING FAITHS AND MIGRANT RELIGIONS: THE CASE OF CIRCULATING MODELS OF DA’WA AMONG THE TABLIGH JAMAAT AND FOGUANGSHAN IN MALAYSIA”, IN GLOBAL NETWORKS: A JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL AFFAIRS, 14 (3): 348 – 362, 2014.
  23. DIANA.W, “WE ARE BELIEVERS: CONTEMPORARY HUI MOBILITY IN TRANSNATIONAL ISLAMIC SPACE – A MALAYSIAN CASE-STUDY”, IN CHINESE SOUTHERN DIASPORA STUDIES, 7: 88-108, 2015.
  24. DIANA.W& LI MINGHUAN, “MOVING THE MIGRATION FRONTIER: A CHINESE QIAOXIANG MIGRATION MODEL?’, IN INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION, 56 (1), 2017.
  25. DIANA.W, “TAN KAI HEE AND THE ART OF GIVING”, IN MALAYSIAN JOURNAL OF CHINESE STUDIES, 7 (1): 37 – 50, 2018.
BOOK CHAPTER
  1. DIANA.W, “THE LIMITS OF USING THE HOUSEHOLD AS A UNIT OF ANALYSIS”, IN SMITH, J, WALLERSTEIN, I AND EVERS, H-D (EDS), HOUSEHOLDS AND THE WORLD- ECONOMY, LONDON: SAGE, 1984.
  2. DIANA.W, “KINSHIP AND THE DOMESTIC DEVELOPMENT CYCLE”, IN HUSKEN, F AND KEMP, J (EDS), COGNATION AND SOCIAL ORGANISATION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, LEIDEN: KITLV PRESS, 1991.
  3. DIANA.W, “DIE DIMENSION DER FLÜCHTLINGSMIGRATION IN DIE BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND “ (THE DIMENSIONS OF REFUGEE MIGRATION IN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY), IN FRAUEN IN DER EINEN WELT (ED) FLUCHT, VERTREIBUNG, EXILASYL : FRAUENSCHICKSALE IM RAUM ERLANGEN, FÜRTH, NÜ RNBERG, SCHWABACH, NÜRNBERG: ZENTRUM FÜR FRAUENALLTAGSFORSCHUNG UND INTERNATIONALEN AUSTAUSCH, 1990.
  4. DIANA.W & MARIA CHIN ABDULLAH, “PRINTING AND PUBLISHING SECTOR, IN CECILIA NG (ED) TELEWORKING AND DEVELOPMENT IN MALAYSIA, PENANG: SOUTHBOUND, 2001.
  5. DIANA.W, “ILLEGAL MIGRANTS AND THE ILLEGITIMACY OF MIGRATION. POLICY IMPLICATIONS FROM A MALAYSIAN CASE STUDY, IN ANHEIER, HELMUT AND ISAR, YUDHISHTHIR RAJ (EDS) CONFLICTS AND TENSIONS, THE CULTURES AND GLOBALISATION SERIES, SAGE PUBLICATIONS, 2004.
  6. DIANA.W, “THE RUMOUR OF TRAFFICKING AND THE MANAGEMENT OF MIGRATION STUDIES, IN TOSHIO IYOTANI AND MASAKO ISHII (EDS) JCAS SYMPOSIUM SERIES 22: MOTION IN PLACE/ PLACE IN MOTION, 21ST CENTURY MIGRATION, OSAKA: THE JAPAN CENTER FOR AREA STUDIES NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY, 2005.
  7. DIANA.W, “WAR, MEMORY AND THE SIGNIFICANT PAST, IN URVASHI BUTALIA, JONG WON LEE ET AL (EDS) THE COMMUNITY OF ASIA: CONCEPT OR REALITY?, JAPAN: JAPAN FOUNDATION AND INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF JAPAN, 2006.
  8. DIANA.W, MIGRATION, “CONFLICT AND ILLEGITIMACY: A MALAYSIAN CASE STUDY”, IN ANHEIER, HELMUT AND YUDHISHTHIR RAJ ISAR (EDS) CONFLICTS AND TENSIONS, THE CULTURES AND GLOBALIZATION SERIES, SAGE PUBLICATIONS, 2007.
  9. DIANA.W, “THE FIGURE OF THE STRANGER IN SOCIETAL DISCOURSE. THE CASE OF REFUGEE MIGRATION TO GERMANY” (FREMDHEITSFIGUREN IM GESELLSCHAFTLICHEN DISKURS. AM BEISPIEL DER ASYLZUWANDERUNG NACH DEUTSCHLAND), IN MATTHES, J (ED), ZWISCHEN DEN KULTUREN, SONDERBAND 8 DER SOZIALEN WELT, GOETTINGEN: OTTO SCHWARTZ, 1992, PP405-419.
  10. DIANA.W, “LABOUR MIGRATION AND THE EMERGENCE OF PLURAL SOCIETIES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA”., IN BADE, K. (ED) MIGRATION-ETHNIZITAET-KONFLIKT: SYSTEMFRAGEN UND FALLSTUDIEN, OSNABRUECK: UNIVERSITAETSVERLAG RASCH, 1996, PP273-288.
  11. DIANA.W, “THE FUTURE/S OF GLOBALISATION” (DIE ZUKUENFTE VON GLOBALISIERUNG), IN RÜSEN, J, H LEITGEB AND N JEGELKA (EDS) ZUKUENFTSENTWUERFE. IDEEN FÜR EINE KULTUR DER VERÄNDERUNG, FRANKFURT: CAMPUSVERLAG, 1999, PP53-61.
  12. DIANA.W, “MEN WHO BUILT SINGAPORE. THAI WORKERS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY”, IN SUPANG CHANTANAVICH, A. GEMERSHAUSEN AND A. BEESEY (EDS) THAI MIGRANT WORKERS IN EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA 1996 - 1997, INSTITUTE OF ASIAN STUDIES, CHULALONGKORN UNIVERSITY, BANGKOK, 2000, PP58-107.
  13. DIANA.W, “MEMORY SUPPRESSION AND MEMORY PRODUCTION. THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION OF SINGAPORE”, IN T. FUJITANI, GEOFFREY WHITE AND LISA YONEYAMA (EDS) PERILOUS MEMORIES. THE ASIA-PACIFIC WAR(S), DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2001.
  14. ,DIANA.W & TEUKU AFRIZAL TEUKU ANWAR, “POLITICAL VIOLENCE AND MIGRATION: RECENT ACHEHNESE MIGRATION TO MALAYSIA”, IN INDONESIA AND DISPLACEMENT, APMRN/UNESCO-MOST, 2002.
  15. DIANA.W & T. AFRIZAL T. ANWAR, “MIGRAN GELAP: IRREGULAR MIGRANTS IN MALAYSIA'S SHADOW ECONOMY”, IN GRAZIANO BATTISTELLA AND MARUJA M.B. ASIS (EDS) UNAUTHORIZED MIGRATION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, SCALABRINI MIGRATION CENTER, 2003, PP169-228.
  16. DIANA.W, “FORCED MIGRATION IN EAST ASIA”, IN CAROLINA HERNANDEZ AND STEFFEN ANGENENDT (EDS) FOREIGN WORKERS, REFUGEES, AND IRREGULAR IMMIGRANTS: POLITICAL CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES FOR ASIA-EUROPE COOPERATION, 2004, PP281-204.
  17. DIANA.W, “GLOBALISATION AND THE END OF EMPIRE, IN ABDUL RAHMAN EMBONG (ED) GLOBALISATION, CULTURE AND INEQUALITIES: IN HONOUR OF THE LATE ISHAK SHARI, UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN PRESS, 2004, PP52-61.
  18. DIANA.W, “THE RUMOR OF TRAFFICKING: BORDER CONTROLS, ILLEGAL MIGRAION, AND THE SOVEREIGNTY OF THE NATION-STATE, IN WILLEM VAN SCHENDEL AND ITTY ABRAHAM (EDS) ILLICIT FLOWS AND CRIMINAL THINGS, STATES, BORDERS AND THE OTHER SIDE OF GLOBALIZATION, INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2005, PP60-100.
  19. DIANA.W, “THE RECRUITMENT OF FOREIGN LABOUR IN MALAYSIA: FROM MIGRATION SYSTEM TO GUEST WORKER REGIME”, IN AMARJIT KAUR AND IAN METCALFE (EDS) MOBILITY, LABOUR MIGRATION AND BORDER CONTROLS IN ASIA, PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, 2006, PP213-227.
  20. DIANA.W, “MIGRATION, CONFLICT AND ILLEGITIMACY: A MALAYSIAN CASE STUDY”,IN ANHEIER, HELMUT AND YUDHISHTHIR RAJ ISAR (EDS) CONFLICTS AND TENSIONS, THE CULTURES AND GLOBALIZATION SERIES, SAGE PUBLICATIONS, PG 272 – 276.
  21. DIANA.W, “MALAYSIA’S NEW MIGRANTS: PROBLEMS OF INCORPORATION AND MANAGEMENT, IN LIM TECK GHEE, ALBERTO GOMES AND AZLY RAHMAN (EDS) MULTIETHNIC MALAYSIA, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE, KUALA LUMPUR: SIRD, 2009, PP391-406.
  22. DIANA.W, “THE NATIONAL CONTEXT OF MIGRATION RESEARCH IN MALAYSIA. WHICH NATION, WHAT STATE, WHOSE MIGRATION?” IN DIETRICH THRÄNHARDT AND MICHAEL BOMMES (EDS) NATIONAL PARADIGMS OF MIGRATION RESEARCH, GÖTTINGEN: V&R UNIPRESS, 2010, PP301-314.
  23. DIANA.W,, TAN POK SUAN “LOOKING FOR A LIFE: ROHINGYA REFUGEE MIGRATION IN THE POST-IMPERIAL AGE, IN MALINI SUR AND BARAK KABIR (EDS) TRANSNATIONAL FLOWS AND PERMISSIVE POLITIES: ETHNOGRAPHIES OF HUMAN MOBILITIES IN ASIA, AMSTERDAM UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2012.
  24. DIANA WONG, “CHANGING FATE AND FINDING VOICE: FEMALE RETURN MIGRATION AND EMPOWERMENT IN TWO INDONESIAN VILLAGES, IN RASHIDAH SHUIB, NORAIDAH ENDUT AND DIANA WONG (EDS) GENDER JUSTICE IN ASIA, PENANG: UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA PRESS, 2015.