Tun Hussein Onn Chair in International Studies

The Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia is proud and honoured to announce the foundation of a Chair in International Studies, which is named after the nation’s third Prime Minister and ISIS Malaysia’s first Chairman.

THE TUN HUSSEIN ONN CHAIR IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES was established to honour the immense contributions made by Malaysia’s third prime minister in shaping the nation’s foreign policy. Building on and continuing the late Tun Hussein Onn’s visionary initiatives and efforts toward establishing ASEAN as the cornerstone of Malaysia’s foreign policy, the Chair will lead and undertake policy-relevant research on Malaysia’s engagement and interests in ASEAN. The Chair will also examine major powers relations as they pertain to national and regional interests.

The Chair

Professor Dr. Jomo Kwame Sundaram has been appointed as the third holder, 2016-2017.

Professor Anthony Milner has been appointed as the second holder, 2014-2015.

Dato’ Dr Muthiah Alagappa was the first Chair holder, 2012-2013.