Ernest Koh

  • Ernest Koh is a historian of modern Southeast Asia, and received his BA Hons in History and PhD in Asian Studies from the University of Western Australia before joining Monash in 2008.


  • Christina Twomey and Ernest Koh (eds) The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture. London and New York: Routledge, 2014. Read more
  • Kah Seng Loh, Stephen Dobbs, and Ernest Koh (eds) Oral History in Southeast Asia: Memories and Fragments (Palgrave MacMillan: London and New York)   “A pioneering attempt – the first I know of – to systematically explore the knowledge only available through oral accounts as opposed to written texts, official history, and newspapers. A brilliant and original invitation to re-imagine ... Read more
  •   Diaspora at War: The Chinese of Singapore between Empire and Nation, 1937-1945 (Brill Academic Publishers: Boston and Leiden)   “Told vividly through the use of oral history interviews and family history accounts, as well as archival material, Diaspora at War adds a new dimension that has been missing from the military history of World War II. Through ... Read more
  • The Dean congratulates Dr Ernest Koh on his recent win for outstanding teaching at the Monash Awards. Ernest Koh – 2012 Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning “For sustained contributions to the innovative teaching of history in multi-disciplinary settings, and the fostering of a research culture among his students”. Read more