Jun
26

Regional dialects in Malaysia’s Language Debate

by Yvonne Tan   Language debates within Malaysia are almost always highly charged. From time to time the heated medium-of-instruction debate between Bahasa Malaysia vs. English Language for Maths and Science props up every so often. Be it from then Minister of Information, Communication and Culture, Rais Yatim sneering at a journalist “Saya tak jawab […]

Jun
24

Looking for a Social Media Research Assistant

Job vacancy alert 🚨🚨🚨   Projek Dialog is embarking on ‘Leveraging Media for Advocacy Objectives,’ a six-month research project on politically effective social media usage. We are looking for dedicated research assistants to help to facilitate surveys, analyze data and manage social media platforms for strategic outreach on intercultural understanding.   1. Job scope: a) […]

Jun
13

Remembering Afro-Asian Solidarity amidst George Floyd protests

by Yvonne Tan   The month of June 2020 had sparked the George Floyd protests all over America before reigniting the #BlackLivesMatter movement throughout the world. As some protest what is happening in America, others protest the systemic racist practices in their own country such as in Indonesia with #PapuanLivesMatter while in Malaysia some discussion […]

Jun
07

Diverse Voices Media Grant

by Jeannette Goon   What are Malaysian stories? When we first put a call out for grant submissions, we were expecting diversity. But even so, we were surprised at how extensive the diversity in media could be. We received pitches for stories about the stateless community in Sabah, Chinese education in Malaysia, psychological trauma among […]

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Projek Dialog adalah suatu ruang wacana sosial yang ingin memajukan debat dan persefahaman antara pelbagai suku kaum, agama, ideologi dan cara hidup di Malaysia.

Walaupun ramai di kalangan blogger dan penerbit new media pernah mengeluarkan artikel tentang bangsa dan agama, Projek Dialog ingin menyediakan suatu lapangan yang khusus bagi topik-topik ini, khususnya dengan tumpuan khas kepada suara-suara yang terpinggir. Dengan menggunakan pelbagai platform dan media, Projek Dialog menyuarakan dan membincang isu-isu terkini untuk memupuk solidariti dan toleransi.

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