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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) […]

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 […]

Searching for Malaysia’s migration narrative

By Yvonne Tan   #MigranJugaManusia is a hashtag that began as an online protest against the mass arrests of migrants placed under Enhanced Movement Control Order. Utilising all social media platforms on 3 and 16 May, demanding: 1) Stop mass arrests and to free those who have been detained 2) Ensuring those who have been […]

Living in a time of Social Policing

By Yvonne Tan   In the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic, several phrases have been repeated as ways to combat the spread of the virus. They include “stay home”/ “duduk rumah”, “wash your hands”/ “cuci tangan” and of course, “social distancing” / “penjarakkan sosial”. However, people all over the world have reacted with panic […]

The Revolution is Viral

By Ahmad Fuad Rahmat Triggered Now is not the time for the rich to complain about how difficult they have it. That is what Aleeya Zailan and Vivy Yusoff is learning the hard way. It all began when Aleeya remarked, in obvious reference to Bantuan Perihatin Nasional (BPN), that the B40 will be rich during […]

Backdoor 2020: Some Lessons for Civil Society

By Ahmad Fuad Rahmat The government’s ‘backdoor’ takeover meant that this follow up to part one had to be wholly re-written. Just as the game has changed so too should civil society’s strategic options. The question of strategy, in any case, is a good way to begin our consideration of where civil society may have […]

Joint Collaboration with Bachelor of Social Sciences of Taylor’s University

Recently on the 20th of January 2020, the joint collaboration between Projek Dialog and Bachelor of Social Sciences programme of Taylor’s University was launched. This 5-year partnership or ‘akad nikah’ as the emcee wittily mentioned, aims to create avenues for work-based learning within its social sciences programmes. As spoken by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dr Pradeep […]