Professor Lee Kam Hing is a Senior Research Fellow at the Social and Behavioural Sciences Research Cluster, University of Malaya. He holds a B.A. (Hons) and an M.A. in History from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. After he obtained his Ph.D. in History from Monash University, Australia, Prof. Lee became lecturer of the University of Malaya in 1973 and was Professor of History from 1993 until 1997. He later joined The Star as Research Editor before returning to rejoin the University of Malaya.Prof. Lee’s published works include The Sultanate of Aceh: Relations with the British 1760-1824 (Oxford University Press) and Education and Politics in Indonesia (University of Malaya Press); A Matter of Risk: Insurance in Malaysia, 1826-1990 (NUS Press). He jointly edited The Chinese in Malaysia (Oxford University Press), Christianity in Malaysia (Pelanduk Publications), The 1978 General Elections and Malaysian Politics (Oxford University Press) and The Biographical Dictionary of the Chinese in Malaysia (Pelanduk Publications).
A Matter of Risk: Insurance in Malaysia, 1826-1990 (Singapore: NUS Press, 2012).