Bridget Welsh is Associate Professor at John Cabot University, a Senior Research Associate at NTU, a Senior Associate Fellow THC and a University Fellow of CDU. She analyzes Southeast Asian politics, especially Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore and Indonesia. She is committed to engagement, fostering mutual understanding and empowerment.
Giving Back

A Wonderful Session: Successful 2012 Project Malot Fundraiser

On October 19th at Molly Malone’s Pub in Singapore, Irish and Singaporean musicians entertained the crowd in a well-attended and festive fundraiser for the Project Malot School. Thanks to the kind generosity of those present and other donors we raised US$3000 for the construction of a roof addition and funds toward the high school tuition...

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World Uilleann Piper’s Day and Project Malot Fundraiser 2012 – Friday, 19 October

On the Occasion of World Uilleann Piper’s Day and Project Malot Fundraiser 2012 The Irish Graduates Association of Singapore and the Embassy of Ireland Invite You to An Irish Musical Extravaganza Molly Malones Irish Pub, 56 Circular Road, Singapore. Featuring the cream of Singapore’s Irish Traditional Musicians on Friday, October 19 From 7.30 pm Guest...

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Project Malot Taking Root – July 2012 Report

The school year has started for the middle school in the Malot village track. There is excitement in the air, as a new crop of students have entered the middle and high standards and others are moving on. The middle school continues to serve ten different villages, with hundreds of students. The dedicated principal and...

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Thuy’s Dream

Sometimes in life, someone touches your spirit. It can come on unexpectedly and leave just as quickly. In recent years, one of those inspiring people was Hoa – a former student and friend who passed away in October 2010 of cancer. She was 27 years old. The story of her inspiriting life can be found...

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Remembering Hoa

In early October, I returned to Hanoi to celebrate the life of Hoa Tran. She would have been 27 on October 6th, but passed away one year ago from cancer. I had gotten to know Hoa well when she lived in my house during the last year or so of her medical treatment and as...

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Project Malot Scholarship Supports Extends into 2nd Year

Project Malot Scholarship Supports Extends into 2nd Year

In 2010-2011 with the kind support of Michela Chia and Brian Mooney’s friends who performed delightful Irish music at a fundraiser event at Molly Malones in Singapore in October 2010 we are able to provide S$4000 toward funds for the upcoming school year of 2011-2012. The Patrick J Welsh Scholarship will also continue to for...

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About Project Malot

In the wake of Cyclone Nargis in May 2008 the broader SAIS-JHU (Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University) community led by students in the Southeast Asia Studies Program working with Professor Bridget Welsh contributed funds toward the construction of a middle school in the village tract of Malot, approximately...

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Celebrating Hoa

Eulogy Remarks, 2010 On October 18th Hoa Tran passed away after a valiant fight against cancer. She was only twenty-six years old. The old adage that only the good die young holds true once again. Hoa will be deeply missed – her smile, her energy, her sense of humor and overall positive energy. Like a...

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