Tracing the footsteps of the early Straits Chinese (zbNOW, Page 4)

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Lianhe Zaobao

It was reported that 30 NUS undergraduate and post-graduate students had participated in a field trip led by Associate Professor Wong Sin Kiong from the Department of Chinese Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to learn more about the early Straits Chinese in Singapore and their contributions to the Chinese community. The field trip followed with a lecture titled “When Raffles “met” Confucius: Peranakans, the English-educated, and their interactions with the Chinese community in Singapore”, which was held in the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM), as part of the ACM-NUS Department of Chinese Studies Chinese Cultures in Singapore Lecture Series.

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