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MY CV May 23, 2009

 CURRICULUM VITAE

 NAME:                                  DATO’ PROFESSOR DR YAACOB BIN HARUN

 DATE OF BIRTH:         17 December 1946

 NATIONALITY:            Malaysian

 MARITAL STATUS:     Married with two children

 SPOUSE’S NAME:       Datin Sham Shon Sakinah Hussain

 ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  Bachelor of Arts (Hons – Second Class Upper in Anthropology/ Sociology Division) Malay Studies Department:, University of Malaya (1971)
  2. Master of Arts – (Community Development in FELDA Land Scheme), University of Malaya (1976)
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (The Impact of Urbanization on Malay Family), University of Malaya (1988)

 SCHOOLS ATTENDED:

  1. Lepai Malay Primary School, Alor Star, Kedah (1954-57)
  2. Telok Chengai English Primay School, Alor Star, Kedah (1958-60)
  3. Sultan Abdul Hamid College, Alor Star, Kedah (1961-1967)

 ACADEMIC POSITION

  1.  Tutor,  at the Malay Studies Department, University of Malaya (July 1971- April 1972)
  2. Temporary Assistant Lecturer, at the Malay Studies Department, University of Malaya (April 1972 – May 1976)
  3. Lecturer, at the Malay Studies Department, University of  Malaya (May 1976 – August 1985)
  4. Associate Professor at the Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya (August 1985 – 1998)
  5. Professor at the Malay Studies Academy (1998 – 2006)
  6. Professor and Holder of Chair of Malay Studies at University of Leiden, The Netherlands (Nov. 1997-March 1998)
  7. Professor and Holder of Chair of Malay Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Jan. 2001- Dec. 2004))
  8. Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences, Sultan Idris University of Education (June 2006 – current)

  ADMINISTRATION

  1. Fellow and Bursar of Fifth Residential College, University of Malaya (1973- 1974)                      
  2. Course Coordinator, Anthropology and Sociology Division, Malay Studies Dept, University of Malaya (1980-1983)
  3. Acting Head-cum-Chairman of Research, The Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya (April – Nov. 1992)     
  4. Head, The Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya (Nov. 1992 -July 1995) 
  5. Deputy Director, The Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya (July 1995 – December 2000)
  6. Acting Director, The Academy of Malay Studies (March -June 1999)
  7. Member of Senate, University of Malaya (1998 – 2000)
  8. Member of Senate, Sultan Idris University of Education (2007 – 2010)

 COURSES/SUBJECTS TAUGHT (1972 – current)

(If otherwise stated, all other titles are in Malay)

  1. An Introduction to Malay Society and Culture;
  2. Kinship and Marriage Systems in  the Malay World;
  3. Planned Change and Urbanization Among the Malays;
  4. Methods of Social Research in Malay Society;
  5. Social Stratification in Malay Society;
  6. Malay Rural Society;
  7. Continuity and Change in Malay Society:
  8. Community Development
  9. The Development of Cities;
  10. Malay Family Dynamics;
  11. Malay Values and Norms;
  12. Malay Family and Kinship
  13. Social Theories
  14. Modernization and Social Development
  15. Malay Civilization
  16. Technology and Society
  17. Ethnic Relations
  18. Family and Morals
  19. Malay Society and Culture (1997) – University of Leiden, The Netherlands. (In English)
  20. Malay World & Civilization ( 2001 – 2004) – Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. (In English)

 SUPERVISION:

 A. Doctor of Philosophy

  1. The Role of the Family, the School and the Police in Handling Juvenile Delinquency, University of Malaya  (1998-99)
  2. Marriage and Divorce in Acheh, Indonesia and in Kelantan, Malaysia: A Comparative Study, University of Malaya (1999)
  3. Malaysian Students Under Japanese Foundation Program: A Study on the Changing and Preservation of Cultural Identity (2007 – current)
  4. Profile of Indonesian Workers Family (2008 – current)

 B.  Masters’ Dissertations

(If otherwise stated, all other titles are in Malay)

  1. Education and Social Mobility Among the Orang Asli in Gombak, Selangor, University of Malaya, 1979
  2. Socialization Process in Tuba Island, Langkawi, University of Malaya, 1996
  3. Management of Malay Performing Arts, University of Malaya (1998)
  4. The Role of Nurseries in Pre-School Education, University of Malaya (1999)
  5. Family Crises Among the Malays, University of Malaya (2000/2001)
  6. Media and Youth, University of Malaya (2001- 2005)
  7. Race Relations in Malaysia, Victoria University of Wellington (2003-2004). (In English)

 RESEARCH CARRIED OUT INDIVIDUALLY OR WITH OTHERS (1995-current)  (If otherwise stated, all other titles are in Malay)

  1. Malay Kinship and Marriage
  2. Urban Development in Malaysia (R & D Project)
  3. Malay Philosophy and Thought (R & D Project)
  4. Malay Family Dynamics
  5. Malay Manuscripts (Toyota Foundation)
  6. The Family and Socialization Process (R & D Project)
  7. Urban Malay Politics
  8. Malaysian Community in New Zealand
  9. Malay-Maori Kinship (A Comparison)
  10. Underachievement of Male Students in Institutions of Higher Education
  11. Ethnic Polarization Among Students in Institutions of Higher Education

 PUBLICATION (If otherwise stated, all other titles are in Malay)

 A.  Academic Books Including University Textbooks:

  1. Yaacob Harun (1991), The  Malay Urban Family: An Analysis of  Change, Dewan  Bahasa dan Pustaka,  Kuala  Lumpur,  1991.
  2. Yaacob Harun (1992), Urban  Malay Family, The  Academy  of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. (in English)
  3. Yaacob Harun (1992), A Bibliography on Malay Kinship and Marriage, The Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
  4. Yaacob Harun (1995), Malay Kinship and Marriage: Core Concepts, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya.
  5. Yaacob Harun (1997) [ed.], An Anthology of ASEAN Literature: Islamic Traditions in Malay Literature, Ministry of Culture, arts and Tourism Malaysia and ASEAN Committee On Culture and Information (COCI).
  6. Yaacob Harun (2001) [ed.], An Anthology of ASEAN Literature: Islamic Traditions in Malay Literature, Ministry of Culture, arts and Tourism Malaysia and ASEAN Committee On Culture and Information (COCI). (in English)
  7. Yaacob Harun (2001) [ed], Malay Cosmology, The Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
  8. Yaacob Harun (2003) [ed], Malaysia: Papers on Development, Religion, and Politics, Malay Studies Department, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. (in English)
  9. Yaacob Harun (2004) [compiled], Malaysiana Collection at Victoria University of Wellington: A Catalogue, Malay Studies Department, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. (in English)
  10. Yaacob Harun (2004), (ed), Malaysia: Papers on Society and Culture, Chair of Malay Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, (in English).
  11. Yaacob Harun & Azhar Mohamed (eds), Malay-Maori Affinity, Malay Studies Department, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, forthcoming (in English).

 B. Chapter /Part of Academic Book:

  1. Yaacob Harun & Rokiah Talib, (1977), “Social Adjustment of Settlers in New Settlements”,  A Report on the National Colloqium On Population Migration and Development in  New Growth Areas, Malaysian Centre For Development Studies,Prime Minister’s Department, Kuantan, Pahang.
  2. Yaacob Harun (1977), “Development Problems and Challenges in Felda  Schemes”, Zainal Kling (ed.), Malay Society in Transition and  Change, Utusan Publications, Kuala Lumpur, pages 239-270. (This  book has been translated into Japanese language and published in Japan).
  3. Yaacob Harun (1983), “The Malays in Felda Schemes: Development Problems”,”, Taib  Osman and Wan Kadir Yusoff, (eds), A  Study  of Society  and Culture in Malaysia, Dewan Bahasa dan  Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur,  pages 168-191.
  4. Yaacob Harun (1992) “The  Malay Family: Forms, Organization and Function”, Mohd. Taib Osman  (ed.), The Malay Society: Structure, Organization  and Manifestations, Dewan Bahasa dan  Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, pages 1-53.
  5. Yaacob Harun (1992),  “Urban  Malay  Working Class  Family”, Jamilah  Ariffin (ed.),  Proceedings of the Colloqium:  PopulationMovement, Economic  Development and Family Change, Population Studies Unit,  Faculty of Economics and Administrattion, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1992, pages 182-193. (in English)
  6. Yaacob Harun (1993), “The Malay Family: Urban Adaptations”, Susan  Oorjitham and Lee Boon Hiok (eds), Malaysia and Singapore: Experiences in Industrialization and Urban Development, Faculty of  Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, pages  224-242. (in English).
  7. Yaacob Harun (1994), “Cultural Configurations in the Malay Family”, Nik Safiah Karim  (ed), Memories: Contribution in Conjunction with  the Retirement and Appointment as Vice Chancelor- Professor Mohd Taib Osman, Dept. of Malay Studies, University of  Malaya, pages 259-271.
  8. Yaacob Harun (1995), “Conjugal Roles in the Malay Family”, Pulla, V.R., (ed), The Family: Asia Pacific Perspectives, Northern Territory University, Darwin, Australia, pages 128-133. (in English)
  9. Yaacob Harun, (1995), “[Malay ]Village”, An Encyclopedia of Malay Culture and History, Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, pages 1074-1075.
  10. Yaacob Harun, (1995),”Malay Kinship System”, An Encyclopedia of Malay Culture and History, Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, pages 1125-1127.
  11. Yaacob Harun, (1995),  “Malay Family”, An Encyclopedia of Malay Culture and History, Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, pages 1141-1143.
  12. Yaacob Harun (1996), “The Family Institution: Continuity and Change”, Safrin, et.al, Tradition and Modernity, University of North Sumatera Press, Medan , Indonesia, pages 99-111.
  13. Yaacob Harun (1996), “Za’ba and Socialization Process”, Wan Abdul Kadir Yusoff (ed), 100 Years of Za’ba: Za’ba the Nationalist, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, pages 243-252.
  14. Yaacob Harun (1977), “Economic Perspectives in the Malay Family”, Mohd Razali Agus (ed), Malay Economic Thought, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, pages 11-20.
  15. Yaacob Harun & Norazit Selat (1997), “Malay Folktlore: A Collection of Myths, Legends and Proverbs”, An Anthology of ASEAN Literature, Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism Malaysia and ASEAN Committee On Culture and Information (COCI). (in Malay and in English)
  16. Yaacob Harun (1998), “Family Values and National Development: The Case of the Malays in Malaysia”, Hank Lim & Ranjit Singh (eds), Values and development: A Multidisciplinary Approach with Some Comparative Studies, Centre for Advanced Studies, Faculty of Arts, National University of Singapore. (in English)
  17. Yaacob Harun (1988), “Malay Society and Western Influence: Change and Conflict of Values”, Nik Hassan Suhaimi Nik Abdul Rahman et.al (eds), History and the Process of Stabilizing of Nation States, Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Historical Society, pages 1031-1043.
  18. Yaacob Harun (1998),  “Malay Marriage”, An Encyclopedia of Malay Culture and History, Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, pages 1889-1891.
  19. Yaacob Harun, (1998), “Divorce “, An Encyclopedia of Malay Culture and History, Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, pages 1848-1849.
  20. Yaacob Harun, (1998), “Minangkabau”, An Encyclopedia of Malay Culture and History, Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, pages 1527-1529.
  21. Yaacob Harun (2000), “Individual Needs Vs Quality Time”, Siti Fatimah Abdul Rahman (ed), Meaningful Interaction – Quality Time with the Family, IKIM: Kuala Lumpur.
  22. Yaacob Harun (2001), “Social Change – Family and Aged Care”, Roziah Omar (ed). Elderly Care in Malaysia, Universiti Malaya; Kuala Lumpur. (in English)
  23. Yaacob Harun, et.al  (2001), “Language, Literature, Arts, and Socialization Process in Malay Society”, Islamic & Asian Civilization, University of Malaya Press: Kuala Lumpur, pages 175-193.
  24. Yaacob Harun (2001), “Cosmology in Malay Kinship Organization”, Yaacob Harun (ed), Malay Cosmology, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
  25. Yaacob Harun (2003), “Islam and Politics in Malaysia”, Yaacob Harun, (ed), Malaysia: Papers on Development, Religion, and Politics, Chair of Malay Studies Department, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, pages 69-82, (in English)
  26. Yaacob Harun (2004), “Malaysian Community in New Zealand: A Concept Paper”, Yaacob Harun (ed), Profiles of Malaysian Community in New Zealand, Chair of Malay Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand,  (in English)
  27. Yaacob Harun (2004), “Symbiotic Relationship Between Islam and Malay: Some Observations”, Yaacob Harun (ed), Malaysia: Papers on Society and Culture, Chair of Malay Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, (in English).
  28. Yaacob Harun, “Kinship as an Integral Force in Society and Culture”, Yaacob Harun & Azhar Mohamed (eds), Malay-Maori Affinity, Malay Studies Department, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, forthcoming (in English).

 C. Articles In Refereed Professional/Academic Journals:

  1. Yaacob Harun (1991) “Urbanization  and  Family Change”,  Jurnal Pengajian Melayu,  The  Department of Malay  Studies,  University  of Malaya, pages 58-70.
  2. Yaacob Harun (1994), “Conjugal Roles in the Malay Family”, Alam Melayu,  Vol. 1 No. 2, Academy  of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, pages, 105-118.
  3. Yaacob Harun (2005). “Technological Change and Its Impact on Malay Culture”. Jurnal Peradaban Melayu, Sultan Idris University of Education.
  4. Yaacob Harun (2005). “Unity in Malay Family”. Jurnal Pengajian Melayu, Academy  of Malay Studies, University of Malaya. (in English)
  5. Yaacob Harun (2007).”Technoculture and the Malays’.  Jurnal Peradaban Melayu, Sultan Idris University of Education.

 D. Articles In Other Journals/Media:

  1. Yaacob Harun (1977), “Problems of Urbanization Among the  Malays”,  Kritik,  pages 13-15.
  2. Yaacob Harun (1982), “Traditional  Agricultural Implements  of  the  Malays”, submitted to UNESCO. (in English)
  3. Yaacob Harun (1984),  “The  Diffident Attitude of the Malays”,  Dewan  Budaya, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, May 1984, pages 5-6.
  4. Yaacob Harun (1984), The Creation of A New Generation of Farmers,   Berita Harian, May 1984.
  5. Yaacob Harun (1985),  “Blood Ties Can Never Be Severed”, Dewan  Budaya,  Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, June 1985, pages 44-45.
  6. Yaacob Harun (1985), “To  Bend  the Bamboo While It Is  Still Young”,  Dewan Budaya,  Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur,  September. 1985, pages 5-6.
  7. Yaacob Harun (1986), “Value-Orientations”,  Dewan Budaya, Dewan  Bahasa  dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, March 1986, p. 5-6.
  8. Yaacob Harun (1987), “Thinking As A Tradition”, Dewan Budaya, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, June 1987, page 26.
  9. Yaacob Harun (19870,  “Adoption Among the Malays and the Ibans”,  Fokus  STPM, Karangcraft Publications, March/April 1987, pages 56-57.
  10. Yaacob Harun (1987),  “Endogamous  Marriage:  An  Overview”,  Fokus   STPM, Karangcraft Publications, May 1987, pages 40-41.
  11. Yaacob Harun (1987),  “Strained Kin Relations in the Cities”,  Dewan  Budaya, Dewan  Bahasa  dan Pustaka, Kuala  Lumpur,  September  1987, pages 22-23.

 E. Translations

  1. Yaacob Harun (Transl) [1984], Persanakan, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, 408 pages. (Translated from Jack Goody (ed), [1971], Kinship: A Selected Reading, Penguins Books Ltd, Middlesex, England.
  2. Yaacob Harun & Noor Hasnah Moin (Transl) [1990], Nelayan Melayu: Ekonomi Tani Mereka, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, 542 pages. (Translated from Raymond Firth (1966), Malay Fishermen : Their Peasant Economy, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, London)
  3. Yaacob Harun (Transl), the following titles  into English, for the Anthology of ASEAN Literature, Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism Malaysia and ASEAN COCI, 1995:    a. Bawang Putih Bawang Merah ( A Tale of Garlic & Onion);  b. Sang Kelembai;  c. Naga Tasik Cini (The Dragon of Lake Cini);  d. Sang Kancil (Mousedeer);  e. Hantu Tinggi (Tall Ghosts); 

 F. Research Reports And Occasional Papers:

  1. Yaacob Harun, Khatijah Mohamed, Mohd Fauzi Yaacob, Sham Sani, and Norazit Selat, (1982), A Report on Social Research of Kuala Lumpur Flood Mitigation Project,  Prime  Minister’s Department, Kuala Lumpur, 168 pages. (in English)
  2. Yaacob Harun, Abdullah Zakaria Ghazali, Abdullah Alwi, Zainal Abidin Borhan, and Zahir Ahmad, (1996), A Report on the Project on Malay Manuscripts, submitted to the Toyota Foundation. (in English) 
  3. Yaacob Harun, Mohd Fauzi Yaacob, Mohd Nor Othman,  and Mohd Padzim Othman (1996), A Report on the Study of the Impact of the Employment of Foreign Workers in Malaysia, The Ministry of Human Resource Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. (in English)
  4. Yaacob Harun, Norazit Selat, Hashim Awang, Zainal Abidin Borhan, and Nuwairi Hj. Khazaai, Family and Socialization Process, A Research Report for IRPA Top Down Project.
  5. Yaacob Harun. A Report on Profiles of  Malaysian Community in New Zealand. Malay Studies Department, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. forthcoming (in English).

 G. Other Unpublished Papers

(If otherwise stated, all other titles are in Malay)

  1. Yaacob Harun & Khatijah Mohamed (1979), Urban Society and National Integration, paper presented  at Malay  Studies 25th Anniver-sary Seminar, Universiti Malaya.
  2. Yaacob Harun (1988), Malay Culture in Relations  to the Patients in Hospitals, paper presented at Assunta Hospital, Petaling Jaya. (in English) 
  3. Yaacob Harun & Wan Abdul Kadir Yusoff (1989), Malay Studies in the Context of Change, paper presented at the International Seminar on Malay Studies, The Department of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
  4. Yaacob Harun (1988), Women, Family and Work, paper presented at a Forum on Women,  Puspanita, The Ministry of Human Resource Malaysia, Damansara, Kuala Lumpur.
  5. Yaacob Harun (1988), The Concept of Community Development, paper presented at The Intensive Course on Social Development for RISDA Officers, RISDA Training Institute, Ayer Pak Abas, Melaka.
  6. Yaacob Harun (1990), Families/Households Today: Their Functions and Problems, paper presented at the Forum on Family /Household, Fifth Residential College, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.
  7. Yaacob Harun (1990), The Family Functions: Integrative Factors, paper presented at the National Seminar on Family Development, National Population and Family Development Board, Kuala Lumpur.
  8. Yaacob Harun (1992), Women the Motivator for Knowledge, paper presented at the Forum on Women of the 21st Century, Malay Language Society, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. 1993. (in English)
  9. Yaacob Harun (1994), Traditional Malay Family, paper presented at the Symposium on Family Values, Professors’ World Peace Academy, PJ Hilton, Petaling Jaya. (in English)
  10. Yaacob Harun (1994), The Role of the Family in Nation Building, paper presented at the Malaysia-Singapore Forum, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, 8-11 Nov. 1994. (in English)
  11. Yaacob Harun (1994), Animals in Traditional Malay Culture, paper presented  at the   International  Seminar  on  Animals:  A Reappraisal, Victoria  University at the University of  Toronto,  Canada, May 1994, 25 pages. (in English)
  12. Yaacob Harun (1994), Conjugal Roles: Expectations and Reality, paper presented at the UM-USU Forum, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya,  20-23 Dec.1994.
  13. Yaacob Harun (1995), The Position of Family Institution in Malaysia: Present and Future Trends, paper presented at the National Seminar on Family Values and National Development, Institute For Policy Research (Malaysia) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Kuala Lumpur, 6-7 Nov. 1995.
  14. Yaacob Harun (1996), Malay Studies in the Globalization Era, paper presented at the International Seminar on Malay Studies, Beijing University of Foreign Studies, Beijing, China, 20-24 May 1996.
  15. Yaacob Harun (1996), Culture and Family  Values (The Case of the Malays), paper presented at the Seminar I: Cultures in ASEAN and the 21st Century,  The Centre for the Arts, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 26-29 Aug. 1996. (in English)
  16. Yaacob Harun, 1998, The Changing Malay Family and the Conflict of Values, paper presented at Centre for Asian Studies (CASA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 1988. (in English)
  17. Yaacob Harun, 1998, Family Values in Malay Sayings and Proverbs, paper presented at the World Conference of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, August 1998.
  18. Yaacob Harun,2000, Malay  Society in the Globalization Era, paper presented at Malay Studies Seminar, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.
  19. Yaacob Harun & Roziah Omar, 2000, Ageing, Caring and Sharing Responsibility, paper presented at Asia Pacific Seminar on Family, Mandarin Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (in English)
  20. Yaacob Harun, (2000), Marriage Values in Malay Society, paper presented at Seminar on Marriage Values, Islamic Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. (in English)
  21. Yaacob Harun (2001), Modernization and Malay Identity, paper at the Workshop on Identity in the Malay and Pacific Worlds, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, November 2001. (in English)
  22. Yaacob Harun (2003). Islam, Nationalism, and Malay Unity, paper presented at Academy of Malay Studies Golden Jubilee Seminar, University of Malaya, January 2003.
  23. Yaacob Harun (2003). Technological Change and the Changing Malay Family Values, paper presented at Za’ba International Conference, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), August 2003.

 OVERSEAS CONFERENCES, SEMINARS &  WORKSHOPS

  1. Yaacob Harun,  Animals in Traditional Malay Culture, paper presented  at the   International  Seminar  on  Animals:  A Reappraisal, Victoria  University at the University of  Toronto,  Canada, May 1994,  (in English)
  2. Yaacob Harun, Conjugal Roles in the Malay Family, paper presented at Conference on Family: Asia Pacific Perspectives, at Northern Territory University, Darwin, Australia, 1995. (in English)
  3. Yaacob Harun (1995), Family Values and National Development, paper presented at the Malaysia-Singapore Forum, Faculty of Arts, National University of Singapore, Singpaore, 11-13 Dec. 1995. (in English)
  4. Yaacob Harun (1996), Malay Studies and Globalization, paper presented at the International Seminar on Malay Studies, Beijing University of Foreign Studies, Beijing, China, 20-24 May 1996.
  5. Yaacob Harun (1996), The Family Institution: Continuity and Change, paper presented at Seminar on Tradition and Modernity, University of North Sumatera, Medan , Indonesia, 1996.
  6. Yaacob Harun (1998), Family Values and National Development: The Case of the Malays in Malaysia, paper presented at Seminar on Values and Development, Centre for Advanced Studies, Faculty of Arts, National University of Singapore. (in English)
  7. Yaacob Harun, 1998, The Changing Malay Family and the Conflict of Values, paper presented at Centre for Asian Studies (CASA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 1988. (in English)
  8. Yaacob Harun,2000, Malay  Society in the Globalization Era, paper presented at Malay Studies Seminar, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.
  9. Yaacob Harun (2001), Modernization and Malay Identity, paper at the Workshop on Identity in the Malay and Pacific Worlds, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, November 2001. (in English)
  10. Yaacob Harun (2002), Malaysian Community in New Zealand: Concept Paper, paper presented at the workshop on the Profiles of Malaysian Community in New Zealand,Malaysian High Commission, Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand, August 2002. (in English)
  11. Yaacob Harun (2002). Islam and Politics in Malaysia, paper presented at School of Asian and European Languages and Cultures Research Seminar Series, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, September 2002 (in English)
  12. Yaacob Harun (2003), Kinship as an Integral Force in Society and Culture: The Case of the Malays, paper presented at the Seminar on Malay- Maori Affinity, Massey University, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand, July 2003 (in English)
  13. Yaacob Harun (2003). Symbiotic Relationship Between Islam and Malay: Some Observations, paper presented at NZASIA Conference on Asia: Images, Ideas, Identities, University of Auckland, New Zealand, November 2003 (in English)
  14. Yaacob Harun, (2004), Ethnicity and Nation Building in Malaysia, paper presented at School of Social & Cultural Studies Seminar Series, Massey University, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand, 11 August 2004. (in English)

 EDITING

  1. Editor in Chief, Alam Melayu, No. 1, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, 1993.
  2. Editor in Chief, Alam Melayu, No. 2, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, 1994.
  3. Editor (Culture), Lew Teck Onn & Wong Khek Seng (Transl.), The Essence of Chinese Proverbs, Vol. 1 (54 pages); Vol. 2 (54 pages), Vol. 3 (60 pages), Vol. 4 (62 pages), and Vol. 5 (66 pages), Pustaka Sari Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, 1994. (in English, Malay and Mandarin)
  4. Joint-Editor, An Anthology of ASEAN Literature: A Collection of Malay Myths, Legends and Proverbs, Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism Malaysia and ASEAN Committee Of Culture and Information (COCI), Kuala Lumpur, 1995. (In English and Malay)
  5. Editor, An Anthology of ASEAN Literature: Islamic Traditions in Malay Literature, Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism Malaysia and ASEAN Committee Of Culture and Information (COCI), Kuala Lumpur, 1996. (in English)
  6. Editor, In Search of Modernity by Hadijah Rahmat, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur,2001. (in English)
  7. Editor, Malay Cosmology, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur,2002
  8. Editor, Malaysia: Papers on Development, Religion, and Politics, Chair of Malay Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. (in English)
  9. Editor, Malaysia: Papers on Society and Culture, Chair of Malay Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. (in English)

 CONSULTANCY

  1. Kuala Lumpur Flood Mitigation Project, 1979-80 (This  project  was carried out with 4 staff  members,  three from University of Malaya, and one from National  University Malaysia)
  2. The  Socio-Economic  Study on the Farmers  in  Endau-Rompin, Pahang, 1981-82. (This project was undertaken by the University of Malaya team comprising of three staff members)
  3. The Impact of the Employment of Foreign Workers in Malaysia, 1994-1996 (This   project was join5ly carried  out  with  4 staff members of the University of Malaya appointed by University of Malaya Consultancy Unit (UPUM).

 INTERNAL & EXTERNAL EXAMINATION/ EVALUATION/ ASSESSMENT (If otherwise stated, all other titles are in Malay)

 A. Examination

 Doctor of Philosophy (External Examiner)

  1. Nurmaja Yunus (2003) Family Planning Among Javanese Peasants)., Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor.
  2. External Examiner for Ph.D candidate – Badriya P. Makol, School of Graduate Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (2004).(in English)
  3. External Examiner for Ph.D candidate – Hanafi Hussain, Universiti Malaya (2006)
  4. External Examiner for Ph.D candidate – Zurani Mohammad, Universiti Malaya (2007)
  5. External Examiner for PhD Candidate – Abdul Razak Abdul Manaf, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Perth (2009). (in English)
  6. Internal Examiner  for Ph.D candidate  – Fatimah Abdullah, Faculty  of arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya.
  7. Internal Examiner for Ph.D candidate  – Mohammad Kazem Tavakoley Ghinani,  Faculty of arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya. (in English)
  8. Internal Examiner for Master’s candidate – Turaini Tohri,  Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya (2008)
  9. Internal Examiner for Master’s candidate – Kim, Keum Hyun, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya.
  10. Internal Examiner  for Master’s candidate – Zuriah Abu Bakar Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya.
  11. Internal Examiner for Master’s candidate – Haji Tassim bin Haji Abu Bakar, Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya.
  12. Second Examiner  for  graduation  exercises submitted  by the final year students of the  Malay  Studies Department  and the Department of South East Asian  Studies, University of Malaya.
  13. Examiner and Team Leader for Malay Language Paper (Paper  II), Malaysian Higher Certificate of Education Examination (1972-1991).
  14. External Examiner for Ph.D candidate  – Nurmaja Yunus, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor.
  15. External Examiner for Ph.D candidate – Badriya P. Makol, School of Graduate Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (2004).(in English)
  16. External Examiner to assess a Master of Design Thesis entitled, “Ethnic Characteristics and their Influence on the Design of Television Commercials in Malaysia”, submitted by Ken Tan, Massey University, Wellington Campus, Wellington. (2002). (in English)
  17. Second Examiner  for  graduation  exercises submitted  by the final year students of the  Malay  Studies Department  and the Department of South East Asian  Studies, University of Malaya.

 B. Evaluation/Assessment  – evaluated the following articles to be  published  in the  Encyclopedia  of  Malay History and  Culture  by  Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka:

  1. The Manang Ceremony (Iban)
  2. Gawai
  3. Circumcision
  4. The Berendoi Ceremony
  5. Murut Death Rites
  6. Social Stratification in Malay Society
  7. The Wedding Flower (Bunga Telor)
  8. The Marriage Customs of the Deli Malays

 C.       Other  Related Works

  1. Appointed Faculty member  for  Family  Development Curriculum,  by National   Population   and   Family Development Board, Prime Minister’s Department, 1991.
  2. Appointed Assessor  for  promotion  exercise  from  Lecturer   to Associate Professor, by Universiti Kebangssan Malaysia (UKM) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
  3. Appointed Judge in debates organized by  the student’s  unions, by  Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, and  by  the Language Institute, Kuala Lumpur.

 OTHER INFORMATION (not given in previous sections)

  1. Visiting Scholar-cum-Researcher at the  Department  of Languages  and  Cultures  of  Southeast  Asia  and  Oceania, Faculty   of   Arts,  State  University  of   Leiden,  The Netherlands, April – August 1991.
  2. Committee Member for The Management of Ryoichi  Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund, University of Malaya. (1992-93)
  3. Representative  of the University  of  Malaya  in the Workshop on “University Education” at The Sasakawa Young Leaders  Forum:  Challenges  of  the   21st Century, Beijing, China, August 1993.
  4. Committee Member for Craft Council Malaysia  (CCM),  an affiliate of World Craft Council (WCC) 1992-95.
  5. Member of The Undergraduate Committee, Faculty of  Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya. (1982-84).
  6. Member of The Higher Degree Committee, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya. (1987-1989)
  7. Committee Member of  the Planning and Development  of  the Academy  of Malay Studies Complex.
  8. Member  of  Publication  Committee,  Malay   Studies Department, University of Malaya. (1988 -1994)
  9. Chairman of the Computer Committee,  Malay  Studies Department, University of Malaya. (1988-92).
  10. Committee  Member  for Urban  Studies  and  Planning Program, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University  of Malaya. (1993 – 1995)
  11. Chairman  of  the  International  Seminar   on   Malay Cosmology,  The  Academy  of Malay  Studies,  University  of Malaya, 1994.
  12. Committee Member for The Documentation Project on The Catalogue on Malay Films, FINAS (1993 -94)
  13. Member of the Steering Committee on The Memorandum of Understanding Between University of Malaya and Malacca State Government. (1993-94)
  14. Member of University of Malaya Senate (1992-1997).
  15. Committee Member for the Selection Board of Group  A Officers (University of Malaya Senate Representative), 1993-95.
  16. Committee Member for the Selection Board of  Post Graduate Scholarship and Bursary Schemes (Biasiswazah Scheme),  University of Malaya (Senate Representative), 1995-1996.
  17. Committee Member for Financial, Facilities, Technical Assistance and Logistics for Post Graduate Studies, University of Malaya (Senate Representative), 1995-1996
  18. Committee Member of The Board of Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, University Malaya 1998-99 (Senate’s Representative)
  19. Member of Social Sciences Association, Malaysia.
  20. Member of Malay Studies Association, Malaysia.
  21. Member of Malaysian Historical Society.
  22. Part Time Lecturer of National  University  Malaysia (1976-80).
  23. Adviser of PERMADAH (Kedah  Student’s   Association, University of Malaya), since its inception.
  24. Committee Member for Parent Teacher Association, Subang Jaya Secondary School, Selangor (1993).
  25. Chairman of University of Malaya-University of Northern Sumatra (UM-USU) Forum I (1994 ) & Forum III (1996)
  26. Member of New Zealand Malaysia Society (2003-current)

  AWARDS

  1. Twenty Years Loyalty Service Award, University of Malaya, 1992
  2. Excellent Service Award, University of Malaya, 1995.
  3. Dato’ Setia Di Raja Kedah (DSDK), 2002

 

Email: yaacob@fsk.upsi.edu.my; or ycbharun@live.com

 

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