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Ernest Koh

Dr

Accepting PhD Students

20072015

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Biography

Ernest Koh is a historian of Southeast Asia and joined the University of Canberra's Global Studies program in 2020. Originally from Singapore, he received his PhD in Asian Studies from the University of Western Australia in 2008. Ernest's work revolves around the study of competing nationalisms within post-colonial states, and how these competitions shape the nature of nation-building projects in the region. He is the author of Diaspora at War (Brill) and Singapore Stories (Cambria Press), and is currently a historical consultant to Mediacorp/CNA in Singapore, helping to produce a documentary on the Second World War in Singapore ahead of the country’s commemorations around the 75th anniversary of the end of the conflict.

Ernest has previously been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Washington and Beijing University, and is the sole or joint receipient of several awards and accolades for his contributions to student learning. These include the Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards, the IIE’s Andrew Heiskell Award, the QS-Wharton School’s Reimagine Education Awards, the Victorian International Education Awards, as well as an OLT Citation for Learning and Teaching from the Commonwealth Government of Australia.

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Research Output

De-historicising the Second World War: Diaspora, nation, and the overseas Chinese

Koh, E., 2015, The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture. Twomey, C. & Koh, E. (eds.). United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 11-32 21 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

  • The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture

    Twomey, C. & Koh, E., 4 Sep 2015, United Kingdom: Routledge. 308 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book

  • Thinking about the Pacific War

    Twomey, C. & Koh, E., 2015, The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture. Twomey, C. & Koh, E. (eds.). United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 3-10 8 p.

    Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

  • Diaspora at War: The Chinese of Singapore between Empire and Nation, 1937 - 1945

    Koh, E., 25 Apr 2013, Netherlands: Brill. 184 p. (Chinese Overseas; vol. 6)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Oral History and Memory in Southeast Asia: Memories and Fragments

    Loh, K. S., Dobbs, S. & Koh, E., 2013, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. 220 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Activities

    • 1 Consultancy

    Forgotten Heroes (working title)

    Ernest Koh (Consultant)

    Jun 2020Dec 2020

    Activity: Consultancy