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Kwa Chong Guan - Senior Fellow, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Kwa Chong Guan is a Senior Fellow of S Rajaratnam School of International Studies and was the man who recognised the Oral History Centre and concurrently the old National Museum. In 1980s, he led the expansion of the old National Museum to its current three museums and their consolidation under the National Heritage Board. He shares with DNA, ISL the importance and functions of archives and offers a glimpse into his career in the public service and Singapore’s history before the era of Sir Stamford Raffles.

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Prof Paul Evans, Lee Kong Chian Visiting Professor in International and Asian Studies, Singapore Management University
Interview date: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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Last updated on 11 Aug 2017 .