"Why had we come to this sorry pass? What did the future hold for Singapore?" – Lee Kuan Yew, Founding Prime Minister of Singapore
Those born into the peaceful and successful Singapore of today may find it challenging to understand and appreciate the struggles, circumstances and difficulties of the nation's sudden independence in 1965. Join Senior Lecturer Eugene Lim as he sheds light on the history of Singapore and how we can contribute to our country's continued success.
This series highlights research on historical and related matters in Singapore and the region, creating an appreciation of the role of humanities and social science research in contemporary society.