Date: 17 Sep 2015
Time: 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Venue: ISEAS Seminar Room 2
REGIONAL SOCIAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES (RSCS) PROGRAMME
ABOUT THE SEMINAR
ABOUT THE BOOK
Leo Suryadinata would also like to take the opportunity to publicize the latest edition of his book, Prominent Indonesian Chinese: Biographical Sketches (4th Edition). This book presents biographical sketches of about 530 prominent Indonesian Chinese, including businessmen, community leaders, politicians, religious leaders, artists, sportsmen/sportswomen, writers, journalist, academics physicians, educators and scientists. First published in 1972, it was revised and developed into the present format in 1978. The present version is the fourth.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER/AUTHOR
Leo Suryadinata, Ph.D., is currently Visiting Senior Fellow, ISEAS - Yusof Ishak Institute, and Professor (Adj.), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He served as Director, Chinese Heritage Centre (Singapore, 2006-2013) and taught at the Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1982-2002 and retired as a Professor. He was also President of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas (ISSCO, 2007-2013). He has published extensively on ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia, Indonesian politics, Indonesia’s foreign relations, and China-ASEAN relations.
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