History’s many shades of grey

Monday, 15 September 2014

The Straits Times

In today’s edition of The Straits Times, there was an article contribution by Professor Tan Tai Yong, NUS Vice Provost (Student Life) and Director of the Institute of South Asian Studies at NUS. Prof Tan, who is also a Nominated Member of Parliament, noted that historians enhance our understanding of historical change through new interpretations and that efforts at revising history should be welcomed. Prof Tan pointed out that as we develop a more nuanced and textured approach to our historical narratives, these efforts must be underpinned by rigorous research and intellectual honesty.

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