12 July | Public Lecture
Singapore: Entwined Histories of a Colonial Convent and a Nation
Presented by Dr Sandra Hudd, University of Tasmania
This public lecture explores key issues and developments in colonial and postcolonial Singapore by examining one particular site in central Singapore: the former Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, established in 1854 and now a food and entertainment complex, CHIJMES.
Dr Sandra Hudd is a University Associate who has previously worked as a humanitarian aid worker in Southeast Asia and Kosovo. She has taught in Asian Studies at UTAS and has just published her first book The Site of the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus: Entwined Histories of a Colonial Convent and a Nation, 1854-2015 (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016). She will shortly be taking up a Research Fellowship at the National Library Singapore.
When Tuesday 12 July 2016, 5.30 pm
Where Room 346, Level 3, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay
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Dr Sandra Hudd, University Associate, University of Tasmania