Kunjungan Tokoh Dunia

December 8, 2009

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29 November 2009: Sekolah Sains Sosial sungguh bertuah kerana mendapat kunjungan seorang sarjana terkemuka dan tokoh hak asasi sedunia, Prof. Richard Falk. Beliau kini memegang portfolio sebagai Rapporteur Khas kepada PBB khusus untuk isu-isu bersabit hak asasi penduduk Palestine. Tokoh ini telah berdiskusi secara tertutup dengan beberapa orang tenaga akademik di UMS, bersabit hal-ehwal hak asasi dalam konteks akademik. Kedatangan beliau bersama isterinya adalah inisiatif Prof. Dr. Sabihah Osman dan Program Hubungan Antarabangsa, menerusi jalinan usahasama dengan Dr. Chandra Muzaffar.


Bengkel Climate Change di Taiwan

November 29, 2009

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12-21 November 2009 (Tainan, Taiwan): Dr. Ramzah Dambul telah menghadiri satu bengkel pembangunan kapasiti untuk bidang penyelidikan impak perubahan iklim anjuran START (The Global Change SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training). Program yang dikenali sebagai Advanced Training Workshop on Southeast Asia Regional Climate Change and Health Issues telah berlangsung di Zenda Suites (sebuah premis seminar milik National Cheng Kung University). Seramai 20 saintis dari Read the rest of this entry »


Kadazandusun Chair goes International

November 27, 2009

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AP Dr. Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan (Kadazandusun Chair)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan, holder of the UMS Kadazandusun Chair, was recently appointed Adjunct Research Fellow in Anthropology, from the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Monash University, Australia. This is an honorary annual appointment.

According to the Monash University Council, adjunct appointments have been established as Read the rest of this entry »


KADAZANDUSUN CHAIR REPRESENTS UMS AT ICTM 40TH WORLD CONFERENCE IN SOUTH AFRICA

November 27, 2009

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1 – 8 July 2009 (South Africa): Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Pugh-Kitingan, who holds the UMS Kadazandusun Chair, recently presented some of her ethnomusicological research on the ritual world of the Lotud Dusun of Tuaran, Sabah, at the ICTM 40th World Conference in South Africa.

ICTM (International Council for Traditional Music) is one of the major world bodies dealing with research in Ethnomusicology. Read the rest of this entry »


Dasar Ekonomi Obama?

October 16, 2009

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15 Oktober 2009 (Bilik Mesyuarat Utama) — 2.15pm: Wakil dari Kedutaan Amerika Syarikat di Kuala Lumpur, En. Matt J. Matthews (Kaunselor Hal Ehwal Ekonomi) telah berkunjung ke UMS untuk memberikan satu ceramah khas berhubung dasar-dasar luar Amerika Syarikat di bawah Read the rest of this entry »


Forum Hubungan Industri

October 5, 2009

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2 Oktober 2009 (Bilik Mesyuarat Utama, Aras 3) 2.00pm: Pelajar Program Hubungan Industri di bawah seliaan Prof. Madya Dr. Balakrishnan Parasuraman telah menganjurkan satu simposium khas yang dinamakan — Forum On Comparative Industrial Relations: PLWS in JAPAN, MALAYSIA, INDONESIA and SINGAPORE. Majlis wacana ini telah Read the rest of this entry »


SSS(UMS)-TUFS Joint Seminar

October 5, 2009

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28 September 2009 (Bilik Mesyuarat Utama, Aras 3) 2.00pm: Untuk kali ke-3, sekali lagi Program Sosiologi dan Antropologi Sosial (ANSOS) menyelaraskan penganjuran seminar tahunan School of Social Sciences (UMS)-Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Joint Seminar [Exchange Lecture by Japanese and Malaysian Anthropologists]. Kolaborasi wacana bersama Read the rest of this entry »