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History on Repeat #2: Rethinking Melaka and the Sejarah Melayu

Ahmat Adam, independent scholar

17-Jan-20 15:00

History on Repeat #2: Rethinking Melaka and the Sejarah Melayu

History on Repeat is a new eight-part miniseries that aims to delve into key aspects of Malaysian history. While we won’t be able to cover every period and topic in our vast and complex past, we will be having a series of conversations on key subjects, places and themes, and discussing why our history still matters today. For our second episode, we speak with Ahmat Adam, independent scholar, and discuss the Sejarah Melayu, a major source for studying the flowering of Malay courtly culture and trade under the famous Melaka Sultanate. On this segment, we explore debates around this key text and period in history, and how the Melaka Sultanate has influenced the history of Malaya and Malaysia up to the present day.

       

History on Repeat #1: Archaeology and the Roots of the Malay World

History on Repeat #3: Portuguese and Dutch Legacies in the Malay Peninsula

History on Repeat #4: Nineteenth-Century Women of Malaya

History on Repeat #5: British Malaya through the Lens of Architecture

History on Repeat #6: Migration and the Making of Chinese and Indian Diasporas in Malaysia

History on Repeat #7: Malaya and the Second World War

History on Repeat #8: The Making of Malaysian Identities

Produced by: Chase Caldwell Smith

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  The Bigger PictureLive and LearnHistory on RepeatSejarah MelayuSulalatus SalatinMalay AnnalsMelaka SultanateMalaysian historyEducationCulture, History, HeritageEducationHistoryPeople and Places


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