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By Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied, Derek Heng

Singapore, over the past 20 years, has complicated quickly in the direction of being an international city-state and key nodal element within the overseas monetary sphere. those advancements have necessitated the reassessment of the way during which this kingdom should be understood, together with its heritage, inhabitants and geography, in addition to its transregional and transnational stories with the exterior international. Reframing Singapore: reminiscence – identification – Trans- Regionalism, which includes fourteen papers, spans a number of disciplines of the arts and social sciences, and attracts upon a number of theoretical methods and methodological tactics to supply a extra sophisticated realizing of Singapore. The papers tackle a multi-disciplinary process, looking to think again the permitted notions and held discourses on Singapore’s earlier, and to reconceptualise our figuring out of the demanding situations that the rustic and its humans face within the current.

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