Short Articles and Book Chapters
Interviews and Media Mentions
"Telling the Time by the Moon," in The Birthday Book: Unmasking, JY Chua et. al. ed., Sep 2023.
"What Pak Zubir Said," in Jiwa: The Soul of Singapore, Geraldine Song and Irda Nalls ed., Jan 2023.
"Spiritual Anthropocene in Upland Asia," in Lonely Vectors, Joella Liu ed., in conjunction with the exhibition at Singapore Art Museum, Aug 2022.
"Gaza through Diverse Singaporean Eyes," AcademiaSG, June 2021.
"From Fatwas to Environmental Ecumenism," Berkley Forum for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, November 2020.
"The Pandemic and New Muslim Publics," The Immanent Frame, October 2020.
"What Grows in A Graveyard," Environmental History Now, October 2020.
"Senandung Cov-Eid 2020," E-Sekata, (Journal of the Singapore Malay Language Council), 2020. (In Malay, forthcoming)
"Cov-Eid Images as Event and Archive," CoronAsur: Religion and Covid-19, June 2020.
"The Toba Super Catastrophe and the Environmental History of a Future," Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Nalanda -Sriwijaya Center Highlights, Vol. 10, September 2018.
"Trailing the Anthropocene in the Footsteps of Claire Holt," Cornell Southeast Asia Program Bulletin, Fall 2018
"Mapping Contradictory Democratic Experiences in Asia," Yale Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 10, Dec 2014.
Interview with Channel NewsAsia Digital on kebaya's joint application for inscription in UNESCO intangible cultural heritage.
"Singapore museum says kebaya exhibition text edited "to reflect its multicultural heritage" (22 Sep 2023)
Interview with Berita (Mediacorp Singapore) on climate change and flooding in Pakistan (in Malay)
"Masalah prasarana punca utama banjir dahsyat di Pakistan" (13 Sep 2022)
Interview with Malay language documentary Hilang on traditional Malay medicine in Singapore.
View season 2, episode 4 on Mewatch (Aug 2022)
Interview with Channel NewsAsia on the conservation of the Padang as a National Monument.
View the clip on Youtube
Interview with the Greenhouse Podcast (University of Stavenger, Norway) on book publication The Camphor Tree and The Elephant in January 2023
Listen to it here: NewNatures.org
Interview with anthropologist Sophie Chao on the More then Human Worlds blog in January 2023.
Read the interview here
Gatty Lecture Rewind Podcast Episode 7, October 2018 on the Toba Super Catastrophe.
Listen to it on Soundcloud, iTunes or Spotify
Lecture Theatre - Humanities x Public Life Episode 1, February 2019 on Southeast Asian centres, switching to academia mid-career and book in progress.
Check out interviews with:
Timothy Barnard on "Imperial Creatures"
Sher Banu Khan on "Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom"
Jerome Whitington on "Anthropogenic Rivers"
Carlo Caduff on "The Pandemic Perhaps"
Kevin W. Fogg on "Indonesia's Islamic Revolution"
Jonathan Padwe on "Disturbed Forests, Fragmented Memories"
Michael Barr on "Singapore: A Modern History"
Farabi Fakih on "Authoritarian Modernization in Indonesia's Early Independence"
Juno Salazar Parrenas on "Decolonizing Extinction"
Loh Kah Seng on "Tuberculosis: The Singapore Experience"
Tom Hoogervorst on "Language Ungoverned"