Prof. Dr. Hans-Dieter Evers (on leave)

Research themes
  • Global development and trade
  • Politics & Democracy
  • Human Rights
Research countries
  • Indonesia
  • Philippines
  • Sri Lanka
  • Vietnam
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
Research projects

1. Knowledge Governance in Southeast Asia

2. Local and Global Knowledge on Southeast Asia

3. Governance of Cultural and Bio-Diversity/Straits of Malacca

4. Maritime sociology

Working groups

Research Group "Culture, Knowledge and Development" (ZEFa)

Additional Information:
Additional information

Currently Eminent Visiting Professor, Institute of Asian Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Funding institutions

DFG, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Universiti Brunei Darussalam; Singapore Management University, BMBF

Contacts

hdevers@uni-bonn.de

Research partners

Prof Azhari Karim, Centre for Policy Research and International Studies (CenPRIS), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang,

Prof Shamsul AB, KITA, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,

Prof. Tong Chee Kiong, Universiti Brunei Darussalam;

Dept of Southeast Asian Studies, University of Bonn; Prof. Thomas Menkhoff, Singapore Management University;Prof. Chay Yue Wah, SIM University, Singapore

Research affiliation

Centre for Policy Research and International Studies (CenPRIS), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang; Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Universit of Brunei; School of Business, Singapore Management University;

Southern Institute of Social Sciences, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; MDI, Can Tho University, Vietnam.

2014

Evers, H.-D.. 2014. "Changing Ethnic Diversity in Peninsular Malaysia.". Kajian Malaysia, 32, 1: 37-53. Download [PDF | 631.80KB]
Further Information
Evers, Hans-Dieter. 2014. "Understanding the South China Sea: An Explorative Cultural Analysis.". Intern J Asia Pacific Studies, 1 (10): 80-95. Download [PDF | 188.28KB]
Further Information

2013

2013. . Catalysts of Change: Chinese Business in Asia.. World Scientific and Imperial College Press. New Jersey, Singapore, Beijing, London. Further Information
Evers, H.-D.. 2013. Urban Property Development in Malaysia: The Impact of Chinese and Malay Conceptions of Space. In: Thomas Menkhoff, Hans-Dieter Evers, Yue Wah Chay, and Chang Yau Hoon (eds.): Catalysts of Change: Chinese Business in Asia. ASIA-PACIFIC BUSINESS SERIES.

2012

Evers, H.-D. 2012. The Value of Diversity. Penang Monthly, (7/12): 30-33. Download [PDF | 283.28KB]
Evers, H.-D. and M.D. Sezali. 2012. Malaysian Maritime Potential and the Straits of Malacca. Annuals of Maritime Sociology, 20(1): 40-45. Download [PDF | 359.25KB]
Evers, H.-D. and M.D. Sezali. 2012. Penang's Maritime Potential. Penang Monthly, (1/12): 49-53.

2011

Evers, H.-D. 2011. Penang as a Knowledge Hub. Penang Economic Monthly, 6 (11): 36-38.
Evers, H.-D. and A. Karim. 2011. The Maritime Potential of ASEAN Economies. Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 30 (1): 117-124.
Evers, H.-D. and A. Karim. 2011. The Maritime Potential of ASEAN.The CenPRIS Ocean Index. MIMA Bulletin, 18 (2): 17-20.
Evers, H.-D., P. Nienkemper and B. Schraven. 2011. Measuring Spatial Density: Knowledge Clusters in Malaysia. In: Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers, Y.W. Chay, and E. F. Pang (eds.): Beyond the Knowledge Trap: Developing Asia's Knowledge-Based Economies. New Jersey, London, Singapore, Beijing: World Scientific. 129-154.
Evers, H.-D., S. Gerke, and T. Menkhoff. 2011. Knowledge Hubs and Knowledge Clusters: A Knowledge Architecture for Development. In: Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers, Y.W. Chay, and E. F. Pang (eds.): Beyond the Knowledge Trap: Developing Asia's Knowledge-Based Economies. New Jersey, London, Singapore, Beijing: World Scientific. 27.
Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers, Y. W. Chay, and E. F. Pang. 2011. Strategic Aspects of Developing Asia's Knowledge-Based Economies. In: Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers, Y.W. Chay, and E. F. Pang (eds.): Beyond the Knowledge Trap: Developing Asia's Knowledge-Based Economies. New Jersey, London, Singapore, Beijing: World Scientific. 1-24.
Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers, Y. W. Chay, and S. Gerke. 2011. Achieving Knowledge Economy Status through Good Knowledge Governance: the Singapore KBE Story Revisited. In: Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers, Y.W. Chay, and E. F. Pang (eds.): Beyond the Knowledge Trap: Developing Asia's Knowledge-Based Economies. New Jersey, London, Singapore, Beijing: World Scientific. 299-324.
Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers, Y.W. Chay, and E. F. Pang (Eds.). 2011. Beyond the Knowledge Trap: Developing Asia's Knowledge-Based Economies. New Jersey, London, Singapore, Beijing: World Scientific.

2010

Evers, H.-D., S. Gerke and T. Menkhoff. 2010. Knowledge Clusters and Knowledge Hubs: Designing Epistemic Landscapes for Development. Journal of Knowledge Management, 14(5): 678-689.
Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers and Y. W. Chay. 2010. Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia, 2nd revised edition. World Scientific Publishing. New Jersey, Singapore and London.
Menkhoff, T., S. Gerke and H.-D. Evers. 2010. Water and Knowledge Management in Vietnam: Understanding the Mekong Basin. Social Space, 3: 74-79.
Menkhoff, T., S. Gerke, H.-D. Evers and Y.W. Chay. 2010. Wissen und Entwicklung in Singapur - Trends und Thesen. ASIEN Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Asienkunde, 112-113: 31-52.
Menkhoff, T., Y.W. Chay, B. Loh, and H.-D. Evers. 2010. Exploring the antecedents of knowledge outcomes in organisational settings: an empirical study. Int. J. Knowledge Management Studies, 4 (1): 65-79.
Obeng, G. and H.-D. Evers. 2010. Impacts of public solar PV electrification on rural micro-enterprises: The case of Ghana. Energy for Sustainable Development, 14: 223-231.

2009

Chay, Y.W., T. Menkhoff, B. Loh, and H.-D. Evers. 2009. Social Capital and Knowledge Sharing in Knowledge-Based Organizations: An Empirical Study. In: Murray E. (eds.): Knowledge Management, Organizational Memory and Transfer Behavior: Global Approaches. Jennex. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.
Evers, H.-D. and S. Benedikter. 2009. Hydraulic Bureaucracy in a Modern Hydraulic Society - Strategic Group Formation in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Water Alternatives, 2: 416-439. Further Information
Evers, H.-D. and S. Benedikter. 2009. Hydraulic Society. Water Alternatives, : accepted for publication.
Evers, H.-D., M. Kaiser, and Ch. Müller. 2009. Knowledge in Development: Epistemic Machineries in a global Context. International Social Science Journal , 195: 55-68.

2008

Evers, H.-D. 2008. The Knowledge Gap and the Digital Divide. In: Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers and Y. W. Chay (eds.): Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia. World Scientific, Singapore. 71-78.
Evers, H.-D. 2008. Transition towards a Knowledge Society: Malaysia and Indonesia in Global Perspective. In: Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers and Y. W. Chay (eds.): Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia. World Scientific, Singapore. 91-110.
Evers, H.-D. 2008. Knowledge Hubs and Knowledge Clusters:Designing a Knowledge Architecture for Development.
Evers, H.-D. 2008. ‘Knowledge' and the Sociology of Science. In: Menkhoff, T., H.-D. Evers and Y. W. Chay (eds.): Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia. World Scientific, Singapore. 61-70.
Evers, H.-D. and S. Gerke. 2008. Studying Diasporas. In: Sultana, N. (eds.): The Bangladeshi Diaspora in Malaysia. Organizational Structure, Survival Strategies and Networks. LIT Verlag, Münster. 10-13.
Evers, H.-D. and S. Gerke. 2008. The Strategic Importance of the Straits of Malacca for World Trade and Development. In: S. Gerke, H.-D. Evers and A.-K. Hornidge (eds.): The Straits of Malacca: Knowledge and Diversity. . ZEF Development Studies Vol. 8, Berlin, London, Penang: LIT Verlag/Straits G.T.. 7-22.
Evers, H.-D. and T. Menkhoff. 2008. Strategic Groups in a Knowledge Society: Knowledge Elites as Drivers of Biotechnological Development in Singapore. In: Gerke, S., H.-D. Evers and A.-K. Hornidge (eds.): The Straits of Malacca: Knowledge and Diversity. ZEF Development Studies Vol. 8. LIT, Münster. 85-98.
Menkhoff, T., Eng Fong Pang and H.-D. Evers. 2008. The Power of Knowing - Studies of Chinese Business in Asia. Special issue, Journal of Asian Business. Vol. 22 and Vol. 23. University of Michigan .
Menkhoff, T., Evers, H.-D. et al.. 2008. Governing and Managing Knowledge in Asia. Singapore and London, World Scientific Publishing.

2007

Evers, H.-D. 2007. Globale Integration und Globale Ungleichheit. In: Joas, H. (eds.): Lehrbuch der Soziologie. Frankfurt und New York: Campus. 541-568.
Evers, H.-D.. 2007. The End of Urban Involution and the Cultural Construction of Urbanism in Indonesia. Internationales Asienforum, 38: 51-65.
Evers, H.-D. and A.-K. Hornidge. 2007. Knowledge Hubs in the Straits of Malacca. Asia Europe Journal, 5: 417-433.
Evers, H.-D., Y.W. Chay, T. Menkhoff and B. Loh. 2007. Social Capital and Knowledge Sharing in Knowledge-based Organisations: An Empirical Study. IJKM, 3 (1): 37-56.
Menkhoff, T., Yueh Wah Chay, Evers, H.-D. and Loh,B.l. 2007. Leadership in Knowledge Sharing: Creating Value through Collaboration. Journal of Asian Business, 23 (1): 265-282.

2005

Evers, H.-D. 2005. Global Knowledge: the Epistemic Culture of Development. In: Hassan, R. (eds.): Local and Global: Social Transformation in Southeast Asia. Leiden and Boston, Brill. 3-17.
Evers, H.-D., S. Gerke and R. Schweißhelm. 2005. Wissen als Produktionsfaktor: Südostasiens Aufbruch zur Wissensgesellschaft. Soziale Welt, 1 (56): 39-52.

2004

Evers, H.-D. 2004. The Global Context of Development Anthropoly: Social and Cultural Dimensions of Market Expansion. In: Kikuchi, Y (eds.): Development Anthropology - Beyond Economics. Quezon City, New Day Publishers. 204-218.

2003

Evers, H.-D. 2003. Transition towards a Knowledge Society: Indonesia and Malaysia in Comparative Perspective. Comparative Sociology, 2 (2): 355-373. Download [PDF | 1.00MB]
Evers, H.-D., M. Kaiser and C. Müller. 2003. Entwicklung durch Wissen: eine neue globale Wissensarchitektur. Soziale Welt, 54 (1): 49-70. Download [PDF | 221.18KB]

2001

Evers, H.-D. 2001. Southeast Asia: Sociocultural Aspects. In: Smelser, N.J. and P.B. Baltes (eds.): International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Oxford: Pergamon. 14661-14666.
Evers, H.-D. 2001. Poder e influencia en la política de desarrollo. Nuevas contribuciones a la teoría de los grupos estratégicos. In: Thiel, R. (eds.): Teoría del desarrollo. Nuevos enfoques y problemas. Caracas: Editorial Nueva Sciedad. 222-228.
Evers, H.-D. and M. Kaiser. 2001. Two Continents, one Area: Eurasia. In: Preston, P. and J. Gilson (eds.): The European Union and East Asia: Interregional Linkages in a Changing Global System. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing House. 65-90.

2000

Evers, H.-D. 2000. Globalization, Local Knowledge, and the Growth of Ignorance: The Epistemic Construction of Reality. Southeast Asian Journal of, 28 (1): 13-22.
Evers, H.-D. and M. Kaiser. 2000. Two Continents, One Area: Eurasia. Working Paper No 328. Universität Bielefeld. Download [PDF | 480.82KB]
Evers, H.-D. and R. Korff. 2000. Southeast Asian Urbanism, the Meaning and Power of Urban Space. Hamburg and London: LIT, New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Forthcoming

Evers, H.-D. and R. Nordin. Contesting Symbolic Space: The Knowledge City of Cyberjaya, Malaysia. .

list of publ. see http://www.uni-bonn.de/~hevers/. ....

Hans-Dieter Evers

Senior Fellow

E-Mail:
hdevers(at)uni-bonn.de

Private website:
http://https://sites.google.com/site/hansdieterevers/

Phone:
+49-228-73-4909

Department:
ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change