Ungku Aziz Brown Bag Webinar Series 2020 by Dr B M Hasanul Banna

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Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies, Universiti Malaya is pleased to invite you to attend our Ungku Aziz Brown Bag Webinar Series 2020 by Dr B M Hasanul Banna as detailed below:



UAC Research Pillar 2 – Poverty and Sustainable Development


Impact of Digital Financial Inclusion on ASEAN Banking Stability: Implications for the Post-Covid-19 Era


19th November 2020 (Thursday)


10.00 am - 11.30 am


Microsoft Teams 




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About the Speaker

Dr Hasanul Banna is working as a Research Fellow at the Ungku Aziz Centre for Development Studies, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Malaysia. Dr. Banna earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics (major in Finance) from International Islamic University, Malaysia with a Full-Scholarship and a PhD in Finance and Banking from Universiti Malaya, Malaysia with the most competitive Bright-Spark Scholarship. His research spans finance & banking, financial inclusion, digital finance, development economics, financial economics, managerial ability and micro-finance. Dr Banna is a principal investigator of several projects on financial inclusion and banking stability. He has conducted a number of workshops on Research Methodology in various universities in the United Kingdom, Turkey, Scotland, Malaysia, Bangladesh, and Indonesia. His research has been published in various peer-reviewed journals including Journal of International Development, Singapore Economic Review, Poverty and Public Policy, Journal of Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance, Economics, Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business. He is currently an associate editor of Springer Nature Business & Economics.


About the Moderator

Dr. Edmund Terence Gomez Gomez is Professor of Political Economy and Dean at the Faculty of Economics & Administration, Universiti Malaya. He specializes in state-market relations and the linkages between politics, public policies, and capital development -- a subject on which he has published extensively, writing not only for academia but also more widely. He has held appointments as Visiting Professor at the School of International Relations & Pacific Studies at the University of California-San Diego, USA (2014-2015); the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, USA (2013-2014); and at Kobe University, Japan (May-August 2002). Other academic appointments include Visiting Fellowships at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Denmark (October-November 2004); the Australian National University, Canberra (February 2002); and at the Asian Studies Department, Murdoch University, Australia (January-December 1993). He was also Senior Research Fellow at the Department of East Asian Studies, Leeds University, the United Kingdom from 1996-1999. From 2005-2008, Terence served as Project Manager and Research Coordinator of the programme area ‘Identities, Conflict and Cohesion’ at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) in Geneva, Switzerland.




The link to the webinar will be sent to your registered email address. For further information about the Centre, please visit our official website at ungkuazizcentre.um.edu.my, email at syukran@um.edu.my or contact us at +603 7967 3735.


We look forward to welcoming you to this lecture and thank you for your kind attention. 



Thank you and stay safe.

Last Updated: 11/11/2020