Uqbah Iqbal

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Dr. Uqbah Iqbal was born in the United States and emigrated to Malaysia at the age of six. Winning Second Place in Malaysian Historical Essay Writing Competition 2013, he was the recipient of Research University Fellowship Scheme from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, MyBrain 15 (MyPhD) Postgraduate Scholarship Programme from Ministry of Education Malaysia, Graduate on Time Award and Outstanding Student Award from Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia as well as the Youngest Ph.D. in History Holder and the only Malaysian achieved a Ph.D. in History in conjunction with the 43rd Convocation of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He's authoring 63 books/ebooks, the top 5 are The Historical Formation Idea of the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, Sejarah Penubuhan Malayan Union, The Historical Development of the Malay Nationalism Before Independence, The Historical Development of British Investment in Malaya Before the Second World War and The Historical Development of Japanese Investment in Malaysia 1971-1980. His 147 articles appeared in international and national journals, the top 5 are The History of the Look-To-The-East Idea in Malaya during the British Colonial Era, Sejarah Perkembangan Ekonomi Semenanjung Tanah Melayu Dan Sifat Ekonomi Masyarakat Melayu Era Pra-Kolonial, The Indispensable Guide for Expatriats: Holland Handbook, Glimpses of Our Merdeka and Opinion on SSKM and Sabah Country Myth. He's joining the editorial board of 73 journals. In the process, he became an associate editor for Journal of Art and Social Sciences and Business, Management and Economics Research, Conference Organizing and Review Committee for International Conference on Emerging Trends in Business, Economics and Management in United Arab Emirates, Program Committee for International Conference on Arts and Humanities, International Conference on Social Sciences and Public Policy and International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities in China. He’s also a reviewer for 170 journals and 10 book publishing companies/book websites. Until now, he has published 241 publications as well as rate 1,027 submissions for WEBook and reviewed 799 manuscripts for journals and conferences. 30 Journals recognized him as one of the Best Social Scientist, Reviewer, Author, Editor, Reviewer Board Member and Editorial Board Member. He is the First Malaysian Historian that has his own 2 special issue journals.

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