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Yew-Foong HUI, Associate Professor

Academic And Professional Qualifications

Ph.D. Cornell University
M. Soc. Sci. National University of Singapore
B. Soc. Sci. National University of Singapore


Specialism And Research Interests

Chinese translocalism
Cold War Cultural Politics

Heritage Politics

Religion and Social Differentiation


Selected Publications

Co-authored (with Kathleen Azali): “Unimagined Solidarity – Notes on an Indonesian Funeral”, Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, Vol. 31, No. 2 (July 2016): 575-586.
Co-authored (with Terence Heng): “Diaspora after Death: A Visual Essay of Bukit Brown Cemetery in Singapore”, ISA eSymposium for Sociology, Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2015).
“Political Figures and Political Parties: Indonesia after Suharto” in 3rd ASEAN Reader, edited by Kee Beng Ooi (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2015).
Co-authored (with Terence Chong): Different Under God: A Survey of Church-Going Protestants in Singapore (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013).
"The Translocal Subject between China and Indonesia: The Case of the Pemangkat Chinese of West Kalimantan" in Chinese Indonesians Reassessed: History, Religion, Belonging, edited by Chang Yau Hoon and Siew Min Sai (London: Routledge, 2013).

Editor, Encountering Islam: The Politics of Religious Identities in Southeast Asia (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013).

Strangers at Home: History and Subjectivity among the Chinese Communities of West Kalimantan, Indonesia (Boston and Leiden: Brill, 2011).