‘Defining Transnational Maritime Cultural Heritage: Writing as a Marker of Identity in early South and Southeast Asia’ (Wednesday, 12 September 2018)

Speaker: Prof Himanshu Prabha Ray (Anneliese Maier Fellow, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich) Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2018 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis Within the narrative of terrestrial histories of nation states, accounts of maritime cultural heritage… Continue Reading

‘Islam and Humanitarianism: Networks of Islamic Charities in Contemporary Southeast Asia’ (Wed, 22 November 2017)

Speaker: Dr. Amelia Fauzia, Asia Research Institute, NUS Date: Wednesday, 22 November 2017 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis Despite bringing suffering, hardship, human loss and large-scale destruction, disasters that have struck Indonesia during the Post New Order… Continue Reading

‘Internationalising Higher Education: Perspectives from Kyoto University, University of Melbourne & the National University of Singapore’ (Wed, 1 November 2017)

Speaker: Teofilo C Daquila (Associate Professor, Department of Southeast Asian Studies) Date: Wednesday, 1 November 2017 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis “Internationalisation at the national/sector/institutional level is the process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension… Continue Reading

Fear and Ambivalence in Singapore: Mapping the Saltwater Crocodile in the Singapore Consciousness (Wed, 13 September 2017)

Speaker: Kate Pocklington (Conservator, NUS Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum) Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis In the 1820s, William Farquhar’s dog was eaten by a crocodile on the bank of the Rochor… Continue Reading

Urban Heritage on Jakarta’s Riverine Communities – A Seminar by Dr Rita Padawangi (Wed, 5 April 2017)

Speaker: Dr Rita Padawangi (Senior Research Fellow, Asia Research Institute) Date: Wednesday, 5 April 2017 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Venue: AS8, Level 6, Conference Room (06-46) Synopsis Riverine settlements are commonly found in cities of Southeast Asian and has experienced transformation along with urban developments.… Continue Reading