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About Hans-Dieter Evers

Hans-Dieter Evers, emeritus Professor of Development Planning and Senior Fellow, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, is Visiting Profesor, IKMAS, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia). He was during 2011-14 Eminent Visiting Professor, Institute of Asian Studies, FASS, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. After finishing his postgraduate education in sociology, economics and geography at the University of Freiburg, Germany, he taught sociology at the Mannheim School of Economics, Monash University, at Yale University, where he was also Director of Graduate Southeast Asia Studies, University of Singapore (Head of Dept.) and Bielefeld University (Dean and Director). He also served as Visiting Professor at the Singapore Management University, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universitas Gajah Mada, the EHESS (Paris), Trinity College (Oxford), the University of Hawaii, and as Distinguished Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore.
His current research is concerned with the governance of maritime space, the South China Sea and knowledge governance. He has published a large number of books, refereed journal articles and book chapters. He is co-editor of Catalysts of Change: Chinese Business in Asia, World Scientific 2013, Beyond the Knowledge Trap: Developing Asia's Knowledge-Based Economies; World Scientific 2011, Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia, 3rd revised edition, World Scientific, forthcoming 2014; The Straits of Malacca. Berlin: LIT 2008; Southeast Asian Urbanism: The Meaning and Power of Social Space. Singapore: ISEAS/McGrawHill 2000 and The Moral Economy of Trade, London: Routledge 1994.


Present Eminent Visiting Professor, Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Present Prof. and Senior Fellow, University of Bonn

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