P1  ProfHadijah27Nov17 

A/P Hadijah’s research interests covers the following area:

  • Colonial History in South East Asia

  • Malay and Indonesian literature

  • Malay Philosophy and culture

  • Children’s literature and History of Malay Kampung

  • Literature Pedagogy

Over the years, she had contributed tremendously to the Malay-Muslim community both locally and across the region with her works. Her recent interview on the 400-year Malay manuscript in the Americas and Europe provided a glimpse into understanding Malay as the language of trade, diplomacy, religious discourse, and literature for maritime Southeast Asia over the past centuries.