Objectives of Temasek History Research Centre
- To strengthen national identity by deepening our understanding of Singapore’s history and heritage through original research on Singapore’s role in the premodern period.
- To deepen young Singaporeans’ understanding and familiarity with ASEAN cultures and heritage through archaeology and art history Field Schools.
- To create public awareness and promote public education of the Centre’s work by engaging local schools, local media, and interested communities.
The Centre has three programmes to support these objectives: