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The programme and other details are now available for Anatomy of a Riot: Enquiring into the Civil Unrests of our Past.

The Singapore Heritage Society and the Singapore Association for Social Studies Education proudly present Anatomy of a Riot: Enquiring into the Civil Unrests of our Past, a seminar by educators and students.

There are four panels discussing a multitude of issues addressing the central question of how institutionalising historical episodes of trauma affects the construction of our national identity.

The organisers would like to thank the following individuals and organisations for helping make the seminar possible:

- The Tote Board,

- Singapore Turf Club,

- Tan Kah Kee Foundation and

- several other generous donors who have helped make this seminar possible, who choose to remain anonymous.

 

- National Museum of Singapore, our venue sponsor and their team of dedicated officers for helping make the seminar happen

- National Heritage Board for their collaterals,

- Eu Yang Sang, for sponsoring their magazines, NATURA,

- Mr Kok Heng Leun, Artistic Director of Drama Box, for collaborating with us to bring the presentation on Jean Tay’s play, “Senang”, to the seminar,

- Ms Chan Pei Chui Linda and Hang Qian Chou of Drama Box for presenting the play,

- Dr Laavanya Kathiravelu, for her Keynote Address,

- Cikgu Mohamed Latiff and Asas 50, for making time to present at our seminar and

- all the students and educators who have worked hard to produce quality presentations.

Detailed programme can be found HERE.

View photographs of the event. Many thanks to Xu Mingjie, Marcus, for taking these photographs.

Session Notes

Panel 2: Pathology

The Making of Riots in Post-War Singapore (1) by Megan Tham, Rachel Lee, Nicole Chan Yan Rong and Joelle Chiang Yee Hui, Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary)

 

Panel 3: Prognosis and Diagnosis

The Making of Riots in Post-War Singapore (2) by Teo Chee Yan, Christie Soo, Koe Chua Jia Ying and Simone Ku, Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary)

 

What’s in a Riot – An Analysis of Two Incidents in Spore’s History by Faustina Joyce Fernando, Jiang Zhifeng and Shawn Ho Cheng Ying, Temasek Junior College

 

Panel 4: Treatment

Where are our Civil Riots Commemorative Markers (Slides) by Carey Lai Zheng Hui and Justin Yip Jia En, Victoria School

 

Where are our civil unrest commemorative markers (Rsch Paper) by Carey Lai Zheng Hui and Justin Yip Jia En, Victoria School

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