Khoo Kay Kim

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Tan Sri
Khoo Kay Kim
邱家金
Qiū Jiājīn
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Khoo Kay Kim speaking at a small public discussion in February 2009
Born (1937-03-28) March 28, 1937 (age 77)
Kampar, Perak
Residence Petaling Jaya[1]
Nationality  Malaysia
Alma mater University of Malaya
Occupation Historian
Spouse(s) N. Rathimalar (1966–present)[1]
Children Eddin Khoo
Rubin Khoo
Mavin Khoo
Parents Khoo Soo Jin (Father)
Chuah Gaik See (Mother)

Tan Sri Khoo Kay Kim (Chinese: 邱家金) (born 1937) is a Chinese Malaysian historian and academic. He is currently an emeritus professor in the History Department of the University of Malaya.

Biography[edit]

Khoo Kay Kim was born in Kampar, Perak, Malaysia on March 28, 1937. He received a B.A., M.A., and a Ph.D. in 1959, 1967, and 1974 respectively from the University of Malaya. His doctoral thesis was entitled The Beginnings of Political Extremism in Malaya 1915-1935 (1974), where he was supervised by Kennedy G. Tregonning, the Raffles Professor of History at the University of Malaya. Khoo is one of the co-authors of Rukunegara. He is a highly regarded national academic for his views on local sports and socio-political issues.[2]

Chancellorship[edit]

In January 2011, Khoo was appointed Chancellor of KDU University College.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b “We were not an ordinary country”, Deborah Loh, 17 October 2011, The Nut Graph
  2. ^ ejum.fsktm.um.edu.my/article/148.pdf
  3. ^ KDU UC's website

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