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Best of Live & Learn 2016: Being Malaysian

Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim, Historian | Santa Kumarie, Great-granddaughter of K Thamboosamy Pillai | Pauline Fan, Editor of Kisah | Yana Rizal, Editor of Kisah

29-Dec-16 15:00

Best of Live & Learn 2016: Being Malaysian

We explore the topic of decolonisation with Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim, 53 years after the making of Malaysia. Then, we take a look at the life and legacy of K. Thamboosamy Pillai, a Malaysian of Tamil origin, who was prominent in helping the Indian community during our pre-independence years. We conclude with “Kisah,” a a literary journal exploring the historical and contemporary narrative experience of Malaysia and Southeast Asia. The full interviews mentioned in this podcast are available here, here and here


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