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NALANDA-SRIWIJAYA CENTRE LECTURE SERIES ‘1819 and Before: Singapore’s Pasts’

NALANDA-SRIWIJAYA CENTRE LECTURE SERIES ‘1819 and Before: Singapore’s Pasts’
A special series of lectures commemorating Singapore's Bicentennial anniversary

In commemoration of the bicentennial of Stamford Raffles’s establishment of an East India Company settlement on Singapore in 1819, the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC), at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, has organised a special lecture series entitled ‘1819 and Before: Singapore’s Pasts’. This seminar series aims to introduce the premodern and early history of Singapore and to locate it in the broader region.

Event Highlights

  1. Why Was There No Singapore Before Raffles?, 18 July 2018
  2. The Orang Laut and the Realm of the Straits (Negara Selat), 25 July 2018
  3. Buddhist Accounts of Maritime Crossings in the Southern Seas, 14 August 2018
  4. Portuguese and Dutch Records for Singapore before 1819, 9 October 2018
  5. What More Can Archaeology Tell Us about Singapore’s Past?, 29 January 2019
  6. The Mysterious Malay Jong and Other Temasek Shipping, 15 February 2019
  7. The Inception of Lion City, 3 April 2019


Videos


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