General

  • History Talks: Colonial Capitalism and the Dile...

    10 January 2020 (Fri) , 6 PM
    At Saga Common Lounge

    Come join us to hear Professor Onur Ulas Ince speak about his book, Colonial Capitalism and the Dilemmas of Liberalism!

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  • Class Exhibition – 1917: War and Revolution

    19 September 2019 (Thu) , 7:30 PM
    At Library

    The First World War or the Great War was the “great seminal catastrophe” of the twentieth century (GeorgeKennan) that left almost twenty million people dead and just as many wounded, disabled, and traumatized. For many, including the historian Eric Hobsbawm, the start of the Great War marked the true beginning of the twentieth-century that he...

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  • History Capstone Presentations

    10 April 2019 (Wed) , 12:45 - 5:40 PM
    At Classroom 13

    Come listen to the class of 2019 present their hard work! Check out the schedule for more information: History-Capstone-Presentations-2019

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  • Cartoons and International Relations: The South...

    26 March 2019 (Tue) , 7 - 8:30 PM
    At Saga Lecture Theatre

    Come hear Professor Peter Vale talk about political cartoons and their role in international relations! His talk will be focusing on how the cartoon has played a crucial role in navigating South Africa’s place in the international community. Peter Vale was the director of the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (which he founded in 2...

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  • Writing History Creatively: Lunch Time Talk wit...

    22 March 2019 (Fri) , 12 - 1 PM
    At Saga Common Lounge

    As part of the Creative Writing Reading Series on Writing History Creatively, Dr. Resil Mojares will be giving a Lunch Time Talk / Conversation. Dr. Resil Mojares is a historian and a National Artist Award for Literature in the Philippines. His scholarly interests have ranged from urban studies, Southeast Asian intellectual history and the liter...

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  • NUS Museum Internship

    To be announced

    Please click on this link to apply: http://nus.edu.sg/museum/pdf/2019/NUSMuseum_CallforApplicantsMay2019.pdf

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  • Empire Under Construction: The Greater East Asi...

    20 February 2019 (Wed) , 7 - 8:30 PM
    At Saga Rector's Commons

    Saga Rector’s Tea with Clay Eaton – Postdoctoral Fellow in the Division of Humanities, Yale-NUS College  Before the Second World War, Singapore was the centre of British imperial power in Southeast Asia. In 1942, a Japanese invasion severed the city’s connections to the British Empire and the surrounding region. But, as the daily struggle for...

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  • The Beauty Queen as Jewish Heroine

    27 February 2019 (Wed) , 6:30 PM
    At Saga Common Lounge

    About the talk: Esther, perhaps the most remarkable woman in the Hebrew Bible, was neither a matriarch nor a prophetess. She was the first Jewish beauty queen, and it was her seductive looks that helped save the Jewish people from impending destruction, making the beauty queen an unlikely Jewish heroine. This session will explore the...

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  • Imperial Aftermaths Symposium at NTU

    21 February 2019 (Thu) , 1:30-6PM

    The ‘Imperial Aftermaths’ symposium will be held at Nanyang Technological University on 21 February from 1:30-6:00 pm! This symposium will explore the continuities and contestations of imperial pasts in the present. The symposium will bring together scholars from multiple disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, working on ...

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  • History Talks: Curating Colonialism

    To be announced

    Stephen A. Murphy, senior curator at the ACM, will be coming to give a talk called “Curating Colonialism.” The talk focuses on the Raffles in Southeast Asia exhibition at the Asian Civilisations Museum. Monday 11 February 6:30 – 7:30 PM Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theatre Please see the attached poster for more information: Poster-Mu...

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