Archives Unlocked – Understanding Singapore’s Past Through Oral History

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults
  • Category: Heritage, Singapore & S.E.A
Availability: 115
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (GMT+8)

National Archives of Singapore

Oldham Theatre (Level 3)

1 Canning Rise, Singapore 179868

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Archives Unlocked - Understanding Singapore's Past Through Oral History

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.

Oral history has become an increasingly popular way to document the lives of people and events around us. Join Oral History Senior Specialist Mark Wong as he looks at the origins of oral history and how it took root in Singapore. Find out more about the oral history collection at the National Archives of Singapore and how it deepens our understanding of the past.

Tuesday, 16 July 2019
7.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Level 3, Oldham Theatre
National Archives of Singapore
1 Canning Rise, Singapore 179868

Free Admission.


About the Speaker
Mark Wong
is Senior Specialist (Oral History) at the Oral History Centre, National Archives of Singapore. He has conducted interviews covering topics such as the Japanese Occupation, education, sports and the performing arts. He is also presently the Vice-President of the International Oral History Association.


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