Geoffrey K. Pakiam

Geoffrey K. Pakiam is Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore. In April 2018, he received his PhD in History from SOAS, University of London. His most recent publication was the Malaysia country overview chapter for the 2019 edition of Southeast Asian Affairs. His research draws on histories of commodities, migration, environment, food, farming, and health, with special attention to the Malay Peninsula. Amongst other things, he is working on his first monograph, a history of smallholder farming and environmental change in Johor, one of the world’s leading agricultural frontiers since the nineteenth century.