Archives Unlocked: Chronicling COVID-19 in Singapore through Oral History

Published on : 19 May 2021

Archives Unlocked: Chronicling COVID-19 in Singapore through Oral History

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed and is still changing the world in fundamental ways. How can oral history help us make sense of this ongoing change? In this session, Senior Specialist (Oral History) Mark Wong will share about the National Archives of Singapore’s oral history project on the COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore. He will show the value of oral history and highlight the innovative ways he and his team explored in order to carry out this project under difficult circumstances. 


Tue, 29 Jun 2021

6 pm – 7 pm

Zoom Webinar

Register now via https://go.gov.sg/29jun-nlbwebsite

 

About the Speaker

Mark Wong is Senior Specialist (Oral History) at the Oral History Centre (OHC), National Archives of Singapore. His interviews cover the Japanese Occupation, education, sports and the performing arts, and he is presently leading the OHC’s project on Singapore’s COVID-19 experiences. He is also Vice-President of the International Oral History Association.

 

About Archives Unlocked

Curious about what goes on in the National Archives of Singapore? Join us for this monthly series of talks, as we unlock stories of our nation through the archives’ collections.


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