Archives Invites – Mok Ly Yng: Curious Tales from Singapore Maps

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Teens, Adults, Educators/Parents
  • Category: Heritage, Singapore & S.E.A
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Thu, 13 Jun, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (GMT+8)

National Archives of Singapore

Oldham Theatre (Level 3)

1 Canning Rise

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  • Language: English
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Archives Invites – Mok Ly Yng
Curious Tales from Singapore Maps

Community histories unfold in this series that traces Singapore’s social past with help from the archives.
How were the Himalayas, Java and Singapore once related cartographically? How did the “tiger” end up in New Zealand? What was the link between the Dunkirk evacuation during the Second World War and the mapping of Singapore in post-war years? What is the relationship between the book Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Clarke Quay?

All these curiosities and more will be revealed by map consultant Mok Ly Yng as he shares a selection of stories collected over his 20 years of research on Singapore maps and mapping.

Thursday, 13 June 2019
7.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Level 3, Oldham Theatre
National Archives of Singapore
1 Canning Rise, Singapore 179868

Free Admission

Mok Ly Yng is a map consultant with almost 20 years’ experience in the field. He has worked in the Singapore Armed Forces Mapping Unit as well as the National Archives of Singapore. He has been a mapping consultant for various map books, exhibitions and projects and has given numerous talks in the past 12 years.


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