Public Lectures
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Dr Farish Noor From Majapahit to Putrajaya: The Evolution of the Keris in the Civilisation Development of the Malay World 30 September 2000
Rehman Rashid The Fourth Constituency 17 March 2001
Professor Anthony Milner Malayan Historiography 2 November 2002
Christopher Gallop Brunei Darussalam and the Modern Novel 8 June 2003
Dr Mahani Musa Malay Women in Kedah Economic Development, 1881-1940 20 September 2003
Gavin Menzies The Chinese Discovery Of America Pre - Columbus 1 November 2003
Dr Barbara Watson Andaya Revisiting the History of Perak: A Thirty-year Retrosprective 29 June 2004
Datin Patricia Lim Pui Huen In the Footsteps of the King: the Visits of King Chulalongkorn to Malaya 25 September 2004
Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat In the Footprints of Ridley: an Overview of the History of Botanical Research in Malaysia 18 December 2004
Raimy Che Ross The Lost City Of Kota Gelanggi : Its structure, purpose and the implications of this discovery 21 March 2005
Dato’ Henry Barlow The Tragic Story Of Lady Swettenham 25 June 2005
Prof Dato’ Dr Nik Hassan Shuhaimi Nik Abd. Rahman Current Status, Old Issues in Malaysian Archaeology 24 June 2006
Professor Abu Talib Ahmad Museums, Heritage Bodies and the Reproduction of Knowledge 30 June 2007
Professor Ronald Knapp Preserving and (Re) Presenting China’s Vernacular Landscapes 28 January 2008
Joe Studwell 50 Years of Malaysian Development: A Balance Sheet 13 June 2008
Dato’ Henry Barlow Will The Real Lady Swettenham Please Stand Up 28 June 2008
Prof Chua Beng Huat Disrupting Hegemonic Liberalism: Singapore in Question 23 August 2008
Dr Peter Borschberg Raja Bongsu’s Liaisons Dangereuses: New Insights on diplomacy, politics and economics in the Johore River Region, 1600-1622 13 December 2008
Dato’ Dr Shaharil Talib An Imagined History: Reconstructing the Batu Puteh Judgement 20 June 2009
Datin Patricia Lim Pui Huen From Johor Lama to Johor Bahru 27 March 2010
Dr Ahmat Adam The Raffles Malay Letters 19 June 2010
Dr Maznah Mohamad Like a Shady Tree Swept by the Windstorm: Reconstructing the Modern Malay Through Social Texts of Dissent 5 September 2010
Dr Mokhtar Saidin Remnants of a Relationship: Significance of the Bujang Valley to Penang & Global Archealogy 18 December 2010
Dr Mulaika Hijjas Reading against the Grain in the Malay Manuscript Tradition 25 May 2011
Johan Nicholson Imperial Rivalry in 1930s Aviation 25 June 2011
Dr Sandra Khor Manickam A Russian in Malaya: Nikolai Miklouho-Maclay's Malaya Expeditions (November 1874-October 1875) and the Early Anthropology of Orang Asli 8 October 2011
Dr John Robertson The Battle of Penang 31 March 2012
Dato' Dr Muthiah Alagappa Nation Making in Asia: From Ethnic to Civic Nations? 23 June 2012
Dr John van Wyhe Wallace in Singapore 6 October 2012
Pehin Dato Haji Abdul Aziz bin Haji Umar MIB (Melayu, Islam, Beraja) 8 December 2012
Marcus Langdon Napoleon Comes To Penang 30 March 2013
YM Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah Malaysia and the Non-Fulfilment of the 20 and 18 Points Agreements with Sabah and Sarawak 25 September 2013
Professor Wang Gungwu Malaya and New Paths to Nationhood 12 October 2013
Dr Neil Khor The Malaysian Generation: Making Sense of 50 Years of Heritage 14 December 2013
Dr Patricia Sloane-White Gender at Work: sexualized banter and ‘polygamy talk’ in Malay-Muslim corporate space 28 June 2014
Ng Tze Shiung The Raffles Paradox: Liberal, Autocrat, or something else? 4 October 2014
Dr Hans-Dieter Evers The Concept of Nusantara 12 December 2015
Dr Ahmat Adam The Krusenstern Manuscript of the Malay Annals (Sejarah Melayu) 26 March 2016
Dr Sandra Khor Manickam "Mr Inquisitive": Ivor H.N. Evans' Life in the Malay Peninsula and Borneo 25 June 2016
Dr Timothy P. Barnard "Not So Mad": H.N. Ridley, Science and Colonial Society 24 September 2016
Tuanku Zain Al-'Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz "Founded Upon the Principles of Liberty and Justice": The Development of the Democratic Mindset in Malaysia 18 February 2017
Raimy Ché-Ross "Turun Takhta Buang Negeri": The Exile of Tengku Musaeddin (1893–1955), Tengku Kelana Jaya Petra & Sultan Selangor Darul Ehsan VII (1942–1945)to the Cocos & Keeling Islands (1945–1946) 25 March 2017
Dr Arunima Datta Making of "Coolie" Identities: Indian Plantation Communities in Malaysian History 30 September 2017
Dr Paul H. Kratoska The Japanese Occupation: Piecing Together What Happened 30 June 2018
Assoc Prof Dr Lai Chee Kien From Stuffed Tigers to Weather Capsule: Displaying Malaya and Malaysia to the World, 1851-1972 29 September 2018
Dr Suraya Ismail Rethinking Housing: Between State, Market and Society 29 June 2019
Dr Tim Bunnell World City Routes: Liverpool and the Relational Remaking of Singapore 28 September 2019
Dr Lynn Hollen Lees 'In the Public Interest':Messages from Urban Civil Society in the Federated Malay States, 1900-1940 26 October 2019
David Alfred The Malayan Emergency 24 April 2021
Julian Candiah The Straits of Malacca: A Cartographic Journey Through History using Nautical Charts 29 May 2021
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