Tag Archives: Malaysia

Content Malaysia Conference 2014 in Kuala Lumpur

It was great to be able to contribute to the Content Malaysia Conference 2014 held in Kuala Lumpur last week. I was invited by acting Director General of FINAS (the Malaysian Film Development Corporation), Dr Megat Al-Imran Yasin, who asked me to give two talks: one on the relationship between higher education research and the […]

Multimedia University Malaysia Visit

Today is my last day in Malaysia before heading back to the UK. Yesterday I spent nearly 7 hours walking the streets of Kuala Lumpur taking photographs and ended the day in one of the oldest restaurant bars in KL – the Coliseum – where I had a nice cold beer. KL is hot. The […]

A Buddhist Temple

I recently travelled to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur on university business. When travelling to this part of the world, I never cease being amazed at the scale of material progress there. Malaysia got independence from the British in the same year as Ghana – 1957 – and yet the contrast in fortunes since then could […]