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The Script State - Malay Manuscripts in Documenting Memories

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Sat, 30 September 2017, 3.00pm - 4.00pm | English
National Library Building
National Library of Singapore
Dr Azhar Ibrahim

talk, malay, world, exhibition

Fees: Free Admission

Manuscripts are testaments of their time, as they reflect the conditions and people surrounding the text. Today, the reception of manuscripts and texts – the way we read and interpret them – is also subject to the prevailing ideas of our time.

This programme provides an overview of the written tradition of the Malay world, which we have inherited in the form of manuscripts. Discover the stories of these texts; their various forms throughout history; and how the written text has become a symbol of power, intellect and mastery.

This programme is held in conjunction with the exhibition 'Tales of the Malay World: Manuscripts and Early Books'.

Azhar Ibrahim is a lecturer at the Department of Malay Studies, National University of Singapore. His research interests include sociology of religion, sociology of literature and critical literacy, and the Malay-Indonesia intellectual development.

Details

Register at https://www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary2/e/the-script-state-negeri-naskhah-malay-manuscripts-in-documenting-memories-56097923.

Visit www.nlb.gov.sg/exhibitions/ for more information on the exhibition and its related programmes.

Location:
Level 5, Possibility Room, National Library Building

Date:
2017-09-30

Location

National Library Building

100 Victoria St

Organisers

National Library of Singapore

Speakers

Dr Azhar Ibrahim

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