Challenging the boundaries

Friday, 24 April 2015

Yahoo! News

This was an interview with Professor Lily Kong, Vice Provost (Academic Personnel) at NUS and faculty member at the Department of Geography, who discussed about geography, as well as her work and research.

Prof Kong has made it her mission to bring our shared past alive for those living in the present. She said that as we painstakingly uncover the past, there is a need to share that knowledge to help people get a better sense of who they are and what they are about. She has authored or co-authored four books: Conserving the Past, Creating the Future: Urban Heritage in Singapore; The Politics of Landscape in Singapore: Constructions of โ€œNationโ€; Singapore Hawker Centres; and Joo Chiat: A Living Legacy.

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