Malay Manuscript Collection and Early Malay Printing in America and Europe

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, 50 and above, Educators
  • Category: Heritage, Singapore & S.E.A
Availability: 87
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (GMT+8)

National Library

Level 5 - Possibility Room

100 Victoria Street, National Library Board, Singapore 188064


  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, 50 and above, Educators

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Professor Hadijah Rahmat will discuss the manuscripts and early Malay books found in the United States (US) and Europe, where there are precious collections on Malay literary culture. These were gathered by Christian missionairies, scholars as well as European and American colonial officers. Learn about Professor Hadijah's experiences in examining manuscripts and early Malay printings held at institutions such as the Library of Congress (US), Leiden University (Netherlands) and the Univeristy of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Speaker: 
Hadijah bte Rahmat is ais the deputy head of the Asian Languages and Cultures Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. 
 

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