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Arunajeet Kaur attained her PhD from the Australian National University (ANU) in 2011 (Asian Studies). Her research interests focus primarily on contemporary and Empire based migration. As a result she takes an interest in post- colonial societies/countries within Asia , ethnic minorities and multi culturalism . Her dissertation at the ANU was on the Hindraf movement in Malaysia .
Arunajeet Kaur has co- published , The Migration of Indian Human capital; The Ebb and Flow of Indian Professionals in Southeast Asia, Routledge , 2010. She has written on the influence of media , capital flows and social issues pertaining to transnational lives and skilled migration .
AT NTS , RSIS , Arunajeet Kaur will be looking at migration issues within ASEAN .
Areas of Expertise
- Multi culturalism
- Minority rights
- South East Asian communities
The Hindu Rights Action Force and the Malaysian Indian Minority after the 2018 General Election in Malaysia
27 December, 2018
CO18018 | Trumpism, Immigration and Globalisation
05 February, 2018
CO16286 | The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications - Aborting TPP: Will US Global Leadership Be Crippled?
23 November, 2016
CO16284 | Rethinking Philippine Labour Export
18 November, 2016
CO16240 | Reforming Myanmar: The Big Task to Develop Human Capital
29 September, 2016
- Hindraf and the Malaysian Indians. Kuala Lumpur: Silverfish, 2014
- Sikhs in Southeast Asia: Negotiating an Identity (with A B Shamsul ). Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2011
- The Migration of Indian Human Capital: The Ebb and Flow of Indian Professionals in Southeast Asia (with Faizal bin Yahya). Malaysia: Routledge, 2010
- Sikhs in the policing of British Malaya and Straits Settlements (1874-1957). Singapore: Saarbrücken : VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, c2009., 2009
- "Promoting Sikhi Among Malaysian Youth: A Case Study of the Sikh Naujawan Sabha Malaysia (SNSM)" in Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory , , , 2018,
Arunajeet Kaur , Komagata Maru sails from the Far East : cartography of the Sikh diaspora within the British Empire , ‘ South Asian diaspora ‘ , Routledge, May 2016.
Arunajeet Kaur, Hindraf as a response to Islamization in Malaysia , in ‘Religious Diversity in Muslim –majority States in Southeast Asia : Areas of Toleration and Conflict’, Bernhard Platzdasch & Johan Saravanamuttu (eds),Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore, 2014.
Arunajeet Kaur and Faizal bin Yahya, Zee TV and the Creation of Hindi Media Communities in Singapore, in ‘SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia’ 25, no. 2, October 2010.
Faizal bin Yahya & Arunajeet Kaur, Indian Media and the Lure of Uniquely Singapore, in ‘Reframing Singapore, Memory – Identity – Trans-Regionalism’, Derek Heng and Syed Muhd Khairudin (eds), ICAS Publication Series, Edited Volumes 6, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, pp: 213-228, 2009.
Arunajeet Kaur. The evolution of the Sikh Identity in Singapore in ‘ Religious diversity in Singapore’, Lai Ah Eng (ed), Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies jointly with Institute of Policy Studies, 2008.
Arunajeet Kaur. Singapore’s New Indians; Attracting Indian foreign talent to Singapore in ‘Rising India and Indian communities in East Asia’, K. Kesavapany, A. Mani, P. Ramasamy (eds), Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2008.
Last updated on 22/05/2019