University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
     
  
 

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Ahmad Fuad Rahmat

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Biography

After years of traveling and studying, Fuad returned to Malaysia in 2011 for a foray into Malaysian media and civil society, focusing particularly on interfaith dialogue to work alongside Malaysia's many minority faith communities.

He was also the founder and instructor of Sekolah Falsafah, a grassroots initiative aimed to promote Western Philosophy to a wider Bahasa-speaking audience which was held across 12 weeks in 2014 and 2015.

He is currently a trainee at the Centre for Lacanian Analysis.

Expertise Summary

Lacanian psychoanalysis, post-colonial theory, Marxism.

Teaching Summary

Fuad has taught the following courses:

Undergraduate:

Cultures of Everyday Life, Communications Technology, Transnational Media, Media and Communications Theory Digital Communications and Media, Writing for the Media. Postgraduate: Issues and Challenges in Contemporary Media

Research Summary

Having published on political Islam and existentialism, and dissertated on Malay popular culture from a Lacanian-Marxist perspective, Fuad is currently researching the relationship between… read more

Recent Publications

Current Research

Having published on political Islam and existentialism, and dissertated on Malay popular culture from a Lacanian-Marxist perspective, Fuad is currently researching the relationship between psychoanalysis, coloniality and subalterity for critical insights on the post-colonial challenges of globalizing mental health. He draws primarily from Lacanian and Marxist theories to critically analyse subjectivity, 'the mind,' and 'psychological well-being' as historically and materially specific categories rather than abstract universals.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

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